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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 House

The demonstration was led by students from the Washington, D.C., area on Presidents Day.
Scott Pruitt Cancels Israel Trip Amid Backlash Over Travel Expenses

Scott Pruitt Cancels Israel Trip Amid Backlash Over Travel Expenses

The EPA head's habit of flying business or first class sparked outrage from some government ethics groups last week.
Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System, White House Says

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

A small step in the wake of the Parkland shooting.
This Supreme Court Case Is The Biggest Threat To Organized Labor In Years

This Supreme Court Case Is The Biggest Threat To Organized Labor In Years

It could cost unions millions of members -- but also force them to adapt and innovate.
U.S. Officials Tell World Leaders To Ignore Trump's Tweets

U.S. Officials Tell World Leaders To Ignore Trump's Tweets

Americans tried to calm rattled leaders at an international conference in Munich.
Why The Nation’s Premier Health Care Wonk Has Given Up On Congress

Why The Nation’s Premier Health Care Wonk Has Given Up On Congress

Andy Slavitt isn’t afraid of all politics -- just the current politics in Washington, D.C.
Orrin Hatch Reportedly Apologizes To Rob Porter's Ex-Wives

Orrin Hatch Reportedly Apologizes To Rob Porter's Ex-Wives

The senator, who once employed Porter, explained why he defended him against domestic abuse allegations.
Trump Spent His Sunday Night Watching ‘60 Minutes’ And Hate-Tweeting About Oprah
Former Trump Aide Rick Gates Will Plead Guilty To Mueller Probe Charges: Report

Former Trump Aide Rick Gates Will Plead Guilty To Mueller Probe Charges: Report

He's willing to testify against Paul Manafort, his onetime associate, according to The Los Angeles Times.
Bernie Sanders On AR-15s: They’re 'Not For Hunting. They’re For Killing Human Beings’

Bernie Sanders On AR-15s: They’re 'Not For Hunting. They’re For Killing Human Beings’

The Vermont senator reiterates his call for an assault weapons ban while defending his record on other gun control issues.
Teen Survivors Of Florida Shooting To March On Washington For Gun Law Reform

Teen Survivors Of Florida Shooting To March On Washington For Gun Law Reform

"This is about us begging for our lives,” said Cameron Kasky, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Top Democrat: Obama Too Slow On Russia Hacking, But Trump Is ‘Sitting On His Hands’

Top Democrat: Obama Too Slow On Russia Hacking, But Trump Is ‘Sitting On His Hands’

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) skewered the White House for refusing to impose new Russia sanctions passed by Congress.
Donald Trump Uses Florida School Massacre As Excuse To Attack FBI’s Russia Probe

Donald Trump Uses Florida School Massacre As Excuse To Attack FBI’s Russia Probe

"They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign."
Top GOP Donor Won’t Back Candidates Unless They Support Assault Weapons Ban

Top GOP Donor Won’t Back Candidates Unless They Support Assault Weapons Ban

“It’s the end of the road for me," Al Hoffman Jr., who has donated millions to GOP candidates over the years, told the New York Times.
Paul Manafort Accused Of Bank Fraud In New Mueller Court Documents

Paul Manafort Accused Of Bank Fraud In New Mueller Court Documents

He submitted "doctored profit statements" for mortgage to secure bail, say prosecutors.
Melania Trump's Tweet About 'Random Acts Of Kindness Day' Didn't Go Over Well

Melania Trump's Tweet About 'Random Acts Of Kindness Day' Didn't Go Over Well

"Don't tell us, tell Donald, who would rather insult people than help."
Trump Blames Democrats For Lack Of Gun Control Laws

Trump Blames Democrats For Lack Of Gun Control Laws

The president's comments come on the heels of a gun control rally in Florida, where protesters lambasted Trump for his support for the NRA.
Trump Joins Mar-a-Lago Disco Party After Visiting Survivors Of School Shooting

Trump Joins Mar-a-Lago Disco Party After Visiting Survivors Of School Shooting

But the president appeared to be in a "somber" mood, a witness noted.