Freshman Dem Jeff Van Drew to Switch Parties over Impeachment

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Comey Attributes FISA Abuses to ‘Sloppiness,’ Distances Himself from Russia Probe

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Trump, Impeachment and the 2020 Election — What the World Thinks

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Anti-Semitism Cloud Hanging Over Corbyn Helps Propel Johnson to UK Victory

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Environmental groups saw revenue spike, spent heavily amid EPA rollbacks

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US Border Officials Are Issuing Fake Court Notices to Keep Out Immigrants Who Have Won Asylum

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Luxury hotel stays, private flights, new nonprofits: Leadership PACs can pay for them

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Federal Prosecutors Seek to Jail Giuliani Associate Lev Parnas After Discovering $1 Million Payment from Russia

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White House Budget Office Defends Holdup of Ukraine Aid as ‘Pending a Policy Decision’ in Memo

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Israel Goes to Third Elections in Less than a Year After Parties Fail to Form Governing Coalition

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Why Liberal Satire and Conservative Outrage Are Both Responses to Mainstream Media — But With Very Different Powers

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Private Firefighters — the Hottest Luxury of the Super-Rich

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Ukrainian foreign influence operation bankrolled by secret donors in coordinated effort

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