Conservatives can’t stop obsessing over Ocasio-Cortez. Their latest target: her boyfriend.


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It was only a matter of time before right-wing trolls went after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s love life.

‘A recipe for disaster’? Trump’s border emergency drags the GOP into a risky fight ahead of 2020.


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Ethics officials questioned shifting explanations on Trump’s reimbursement to Michael Cohen for hush-money payment, House Oversight chairman says


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The revelation by Trump attorney Rudolph Giuliani that the president repaid Cohen prompted ethics officials to press the president’s lawyers about the payment.

‘A tremendous job ’: A defensive Trump uses border announcement to defend his presidency


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For just under an hour, America was allowed to witness a president’s intimate thought process as he reacted publicly to not getting his way and pondered the power of his presidency.

Trump again praises strongmen who execute drug dealers. Rights groups say it’s a terrible idea.


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While declaring a national emergency for border wall funding, Trump spoke about a conversation he had with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

With a focus on tragic deaths, Trump’s national emergency announcement raises an obvious question


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What about deadlier problems America faces?

Fact-checking Trump’s announcement of a national emergency


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The president’s rambling news conference was replete with false and misleading claims

Trump’s national emergency declaration once again highlights his affinity for strongmen — and authoritarianism


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In national emergency declaration, Trump reminds Americans of the leadership style he values most.

Pence likens Nazi genocide to Iran’s threat to Israel and warns against anti-Semitic authoritarians


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The vice president, after a somber walking tour of the Auschwitz memorial, said “freedom-loving” people must confront authoritarianism and hate.

Federal employees will wait longer for their grievances to be heard


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The Merit Systems Protection Board will have no one at the top on midnight Feb. 28, even after a Senate committee this week advanced two nominees.

Trump said conservative pundits ‘don’t decide policy’ — then praised his favorite talk-show hosts


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“He’s a guy that can speak for three hours without a phone call,” Trump said of Rush Limbaugh. “Try doing that sometime.”

Democrats will fight Trump’s national emergency with this obscure, 65-year-old legal precedent


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Democrats plan to challenge Trump’s national emergency by reaching back to the Truman era and the case of Youngstown Sheet & Tube. Some legal experts are skeptical they’ll succeed.

Reporters tried to correct Trump’s incorrect data on immigration. It was … not effective.


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But not entirely through any fault of their own.

Supreme Court takes up Trump administration’s plan to ask about citizenship in census


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999, ‘Emergency’: The Week In One Song


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Unable to get his way, the president announces that he will make an emergency declaration to finance his border wall.  

Trump’s bewildering national emergency press conference, annotated


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The full, meandering transcript, with analysis and highlights in yellow.

‘I didn’t need to do this’: Trump just kneecapped his own case for a ‘national emergency’


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He essentially conceded that he is ignoring data about the situation at the border.

Trump claims that you can’t smuggle drugs at ports of entry, which would likely surprise the Border Patrol


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On a daily basis, law enforcement catches smugglers at ports of entry.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court for first time since cancer surgery, spokeswoman says


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It’s likely she will be on the bench Tuesday when the court resumes its oral argument schedule.

The Kashmir attack could prompt a crisis in South Asia. Here’s why.


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This leaves Washington in an awkward position.