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School Shooting's Survivors Cry As Florida House Rejects Talks On Assault Weapon Ban

School Shooting's Survivors Cry As Florida House Rejects Talks On Assault Weapon BanSurvivors of last week’s school shooting in Florida were brought to tears as state lawmakers refused to debate a gun control measure in Tallahassee on Tuesday.



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'It's Very Clear that Russia Meddled in the Election': White House Press Secretary

'It's Very Clear that Russia Meddled in the Election': White House Press SecretaryPresident Trump has never called for punishing Russia and has not fully implemented sanctions.



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White House Briefing Resumes Tuesday

White House Briefing Resumes TuesdayRachel Maddow alerts viewers that while the White House briefing in the Trump administration is usually not worth watching, Tuesday's will be the first one after a dense week of news the White House has yet to address.



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Students protest outside White House after deadly school shooting

Students protest outside White House after deadly school shootingTrump's press secretary said he supports efforts to improve the federal background check system, and students protest outside White House after deadly school shooting.



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Teenagers stage 'lie-in' outside White House in support of Parkland shooting victims

Teenagers stage 'lie-in' outside White House in support of Parkland shooting victimsA group of Washington, D.C., teenagers staged a “lie-in” outside the White House on Monday to show their support for the victims of last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school — and to demand action from President Trump on gun control.



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Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System, White House Says

Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System, White House SaysPresident Donald Trump is “is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system” for gun purchases, a White House spokesperson said Monday.



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Teens hold a 'lie-in' at White House calling for gun control

Teens hold a 'lie-in' at White House calling for gun control

A group of Washington, D.C., teenagers staged a “lie-in” outside of the White House on Monday to show their support for the victims of last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school — and to demand action from President Trump on gun control.

“We have organized this protest in solidarity with all of those who were affected by the horrific school shooting in Florida,” the organization said in a statement posted on its Facebook page. “We call on President Trump and leaders from both parties to finally act in the interest of America’s youth and end these tragic mass shootings!”

Dozens of teenagers participated in Monday’s lie-in. More than 700 people RSVP’d for the event on Facebook.

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High School Students Lead Protest Against Gun Violence In Front Of White House

High School Students Lead Protest Against Gun Violence In Front Of White HouseDozens of students gathered in front of the White House on Monday to demand changes to gun laws, just days after a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school left 17 people dead.



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Media, Democrats Have Created 'More Chaos' Than Russians, Says White House Spokesman

Media, Democrats Have Created 'More Chaos' Than Russians, Says White House Spokesman.@hogangidley45: “There are two groups that have created chaos more than the Russians and that’s the Democrats and the mainstream media.”



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White House reforms security clearances to address scandal

White House reforms security clearances to address scandalWhite House Chief of Staff John Kelly has ordered changes to the way staff gain access to America’s most closely guarded secrets, after a top aide worked for months without full clearance. Kelly, a former Marine Corps general, proposed a series of tweaks intended to limit temporary security clearances, but which also seemed designed to draw a line under the Rob Porter scandal. The aide — who had daily access to the Oval Office and handled top secret documents — resigned in disgrace this month after allegations he beat both his former wives.



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