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The lone Democrat who voted against denouncing Rep. Steve King sees censure effort fizzle

The lone Democrat who voted against denouncing Rep. Steve King sees censure effort fizzleThe lone lawmaker who prevented the House of Representatives from unanimously denouncing Rep. Steve King, due to worries that the measure didn't go far enough, saw his censure effort against the Iowa Republican fizzle on Wednesday.



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Pakistan says US troop withdrawal 'step forward' in Afghan peace effort

Pakistan says US troop withdrawal 'step forward' in Afghan peace effortPakistan on Saturday welcomed President Donald Trump’s decision to slash US troop numbers in Afghanistan, calling it a step towards peace in the war-torn nation. The decision to pull around half of the 14,000 American troops in Afghanistan has stunned and dismayed diplomats and officials in Kabul, and comes amid a renewed push for talks with the Taliban to end the 17-year war. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the move was “a step forward” in the peace effort.



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Michael Flynn's ex-business associate charged in illegal lobbying effort to extradite Turkish cleric

Michael Flynn's ex-business associate charged in illegal lobbying effort to extradite Turkish clericFederal prosecutors allege Bijan Rafiekian sought to conceal the Turkish government's role in the effort to extradite cleric Fethullah Gulen.



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Broward County Election Chief Resigns Amid Florida's Fraught Recount Effort

Broward County Election Chief Resigns Amid Florida's Fraught Recount EffortBrenda Snipes, the supervisor of elections for Broward County, Florida,



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Trump Has Raised More Than $100 Million For 2020 Re-Election Effort

Trump Has Raised More Than $  100 Million For 2020 Re-Election EffortPresident Trump has raised more than $ 100 million for his re-election effort in 2020, less than two years after he took office, according to campaign finance disclosures.



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Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Effort To Bring Jamal Khashoggi Back To Saudi Arabia: Report

Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Effort To Bring Jamal Khashoggi Back To Saudi Arabia: ReportSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered an effort to lure



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Kavanaugh Releases Calendar In Effort To Prove He Didn't Assault Christine Blasey Ford

Kavanaugh Releases Calendar In Effort To Prove He Didn't Assault Christine Blasey FordLawyers for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday released pages of



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White House Brags About Trump's 'Historic Recovery Effort In Puerto Rico'

White House Brags About Trump's 'Historic Recovery Effort In Puerto Rico'White House officials on Thursday touted President Donald Trump and his



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Trump calls Puerto Rico hurricane effort an 'unsung success' – here's the reality

Trump calls Puerto Rico hurricane effort an 'unsung success' – here's the realityDonald Trump’s definition of an “unsung success” was immediately questioned on Tuesday when he used those words to describe the federal government’s response to Hurricane Maria. The government’s official death toll from Maria is now 2,975 people, after initially being listed as just 64.



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Effort To Rename Russell Senate Building For McCain Is Running Into GOP Resistance

Effort To Rename Russell Senate Building For McCain Is Running Into GOP ResistanceWASHINGTON ― A bipartisan effort to rename a Senate office building to honor



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