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What We Know About Donald Trump's Meetings on Capitol Hill
Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump will travel to Washington, D.C., Thursday for a series of meetings with top Republican leaders in an effort to bring the party together after a messy and divisive primary race. Here's what to expect: Trump's Meetings Trump has at least three
Russian Millionaire Found Dead in DC Hotel Died From 'Blunt Force Trauma to the Head'
The cause of death of a Russian media mogul who was found dead in a Washington, D.C., hotel in November has been disclosed after five months. The D.C. medical examiner announced today that Mikhail Lesin died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head. Lesin, who was known to have high-level ties
Putin Associate Found Dead in DC Hotel
A prominent Russian millionaire with high-level ties to the Kremlin has been found dead inside a Washington hotel, a Russian official and a senior U.S. official told ABC News. Mikhail Lesin, the former head of media affairs for the Russian government who's been accused of curtailing the country’s
Where the Confederate Flag Is Being Taken Down Across US
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley ’s call for the Confederate flag to be removed from the statehouse grounds there in light of a horrific shooting in Charleston, South Carolina by a white supremacist set off a chain reaction among other Southern leaders asking for symbols of the Confederacy to be
Senators Fight Over Controversial Catfish Inspection Program
The Senate has served up a new ingredient in the debate over President Obama's trade bill -- catfish. Senators are at odds over whether a USDA catfish inspection program should be repealed as part of the bill that would provide Obama with the "fast-track" authority to negotiate trade deals with
Taxpayers Pay to Build a Rocket Tower to Nowhere
Obama administration says there are no plans to use a NASA tower that cost $349 million.
$350M+ Spent on NASA Tower Project That Never Took Off
There is a rocket tower in Mississippi that’s ready to test NASA engines powerful enough to propel man to the moon and to Mars. There’s one problem: NASA canceled the rocket it planned to use to take man to the moon and Mars in 2010....
President Obama Announces Sweeping Immigration Reform
U.S. president delivers impassioned remarks and challenges Congress to pass its own law.
Why Senate Democrats Created New Position For Elizabeth Warren
Sen. Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., is joining Senate leadership after Senate Democrats created a new leadership position just for her. In the new position as a strategic policy adviser to the DPCC, Warren will serve as a liaison to liberal groups to ensure they have a voice in leadership meetings and
Abandoning The Border?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SENATE REPUBLICANS BLOCK BORDER-FUNDING BILL: Last night Senate Republicans blocked a bill to provide $2.7 billion in funding to address the crisis of minors from Central America illegally entering the U.S. With 50 yeas and 44 nays, the Senate did...