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Clamor for ouster of top Democrats slows in Virginia

Clamor for ouster of top Democrats slows in VirginiaRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The clamor for the resignation of Virginia's top two politicians seemed to die down Monday, with some black community leaders forgiving Gov. Ralph Northam over the blackface furor and calling for a fair hearing for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on the sexual assault allegations against him.



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Virginia's black caucus, House Dems, in go-slow move, call for Ralph Northam's ouster. But governor stays silent

Virginia's black caucus, House Dems, in go-slow move, call for Ralph Northam's ouster. But governor stays silentThe measured approach could slow the sobering prospects for Democrats that the top three executive positions might be vacated..



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After Jeff Sessions’ Ouster, Group Launches 6-Figure Ad Buy To Protect Mueller

After Jeff Sessions’ Ouster, Group Launches 6-Figure Ad Buy To Protect MuellerA group led by prominent Democratic legal and national security experts is



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U.S. Democrats seek hearings on Trump’s ouster of Sessions

U.S. Democrats seek hearings on Trump’s ouster of SessionsTrump forced the resignation of Sessions on Wednesday, a day after elections in which his fellow Republicans lost control of the House but increased their majority in the Senate. In a letter saying the move placed the country “in the throes of a constitutional crisis,” House Judiciary Committee Democrats demanded action from the panel’s Republican Chairman Bob Goodlatte, and called for bipartisan legislation to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from any effort to stymie the probe. Mueller is investigating Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election and any collusion by Trump’s campaign.



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Chaplain Ouster Shows What Version Of Christianity Controls The GOP

Chaplain Ouster Shows What Version Of Christianity Controls The GOPThere was an uproar last week among Democrats, and even some Republicans,



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EPA's Pruitt under spending probe; senators urge his ouster

EPA's Pruitt under spending probe; senators urge his ousterBy Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House budget office said on Wednesday it was probing whether a $ 43,000 soundproof phone booth installed for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt violated the law, while dozens of Democratic senators called for him to resign over allegations of ethics lapses. Pruitt has been under fire for potential ethics lapses, including flying first class, excessive spending on security, and the rental of a room in a Washington condominium owned by the wife of an energy lobbyist. The Office of Management and Budget is reviewing whether spending on the booth installed in Pruitt’s office broke a law prohibiting federal agencies from incurring expenses in excess of available funds, known as the Anti-Deficiency Act.



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Threat To Iran Deal Grows With Rex Tillerson’s Ouster

Threat To Iran Deal Grows With Rex Tillerson’s OusterWASHINGTON ― When President Donald Trump floated pulling the United States out



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Florida House Republicans Demand Sheriff's Ouster Over Parkland Shooting Response

Florida House Republicans Demand Sheriff's Ouster Over Parkland Shooting ResponseNearly every Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives is calling on Gov. Rick Scott (R) to suspend a county sheriff over his office’s response to a deadly mass shooting at a local high school earlier this month.



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Smiley claims PBS made mistake in ouster, but PBS fires back

Smiley claims PBS made mistake in ouster, but PBS fires backNEW YORK (AP) — Tavis Smiley has defended himself from allegations he had sexual relationships with subordinates and created an abusive workplace environment, denying any wrongdoing and saying PBS made a mistake by suspending him from his talk show. PBS almost immediately fired back, saying he "needs to get his story straight."



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Rex Tillerson Says the U.S. Will Soon Respond to Russia's Ouster of Diplomats

Rex Tillerson Says the U.S. Will Soon Respond to Russia's Ouster of DiplomatsThe U.S. was told to cut 755 diplomatic staff after Moscow was hit with new sanctions



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