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How special counsel is "laying the groundwork" with latest Russian meddling indictment

How special counsel is "laying the groundwork" with latest Russian meddling indictment

On Twitter President Trump is condemning any suggestion his presidential campaign colluded with Russians. His comments stem from the special counsel's indictment on Friday that accuses more than a
GOP donor says he won't fund politicians who don't propose assault weapons ban

GOP donor says he won't fund politicians who don't propose assault weapons ban

Al Hoffman Jr., a major Republican donor based out of Florida, is threatening to cut off funding to politicians who oppose a ban on assault weapons. But in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman
Interior department experiences year of upheaval

Interior department experiences year of upheaval

Dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled
Supreme Court will consider case involving polling place attire

Supreme Court will consider case involving polling place attire

Minnesota bars voters from wearing political items to the polls to reduce the potential for confrontations or voter intimidation
Sen. Tammy Duckworth is still breaking down barriers, and she likes it

Sen. Tammy Duckworth is still breaking down barriers, and she likes it

With a baby due in April, she'll be the first senator to give birth while in office​
Joe Biden broaches possibility of a 2020 presidential run

Joe Biden broaches possibility of a 2020 presidential run

He said during a meeting at the Capitol that he was keeping his 2020 options open, considering it a real possibility
Behind the Russia "troll factory" linked to U.S. election meddling

Behind the Russia "troll factory" linked to U.S. election meddling

The Kremlin says there is no "significant" evidence that Russia meddled in the U.S. election. The comments come as we learn more about Russia's so-called "troll factory" that generated fake social
Republicans respond to Trump's tweets on FBI and Florida school shooting

Republicans respond to Trump's tweets on FBI and Florida school shooting

Republicans responded to President Trump's criticism of the FBI after he seemed to link the Parkland, Florida, school shooting with the Russia probe. Errol Barnett reports.
Eye Opener: Fla. shooting survivors go after lawmakers on gun control

Eye Opener: Fla. shooting survivors go after lawmakers on gun control

Surviving students from the Florida school shooting become activists, pushing lawmakers for new gun laws. Also, President Trump says the FBI was too focused on the Russian investigation to notice any
Lindsey Vonn bullied over politics, but won't "back down"

Lindsey Vonn bullied over politics, but won't "back down"

Champion Olympic downhill skier has taken plenty of abuse for saying she would "absolutely not" visit White House
After Fla. shooting, major GOP donor issues ultimatum on assault weapons ban

After Fla. shooting, major GOP donor issues ultimatum on assault weapons ban

Al Hoffman Jr. has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for Republicans, but after the Florida school shooting, his dollars will be influenced by this issue
Trump takes on Oprah after "60 Minutes" airs

Trump takes on Oprah after "60 Minutes" airs

Calls her questions to panel of politically divided voters "biased" and says he hopes she runs for president
ICE cracking down on employers hiring undocumented workers

ICE cracking down on employers hiring undocumented workers

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is crack downing on employers that hire undocumented workers. The agency says they're just enforcing the law, but some employers say the raids are bad for
Trump blasts FBI, links Florida shooting to Russia probe in weekend tweetstorm

Trump blasts FBI, links Florida shooting to Russia probe in weekend tweetstorm

President Trump fired off another tweetstorm over the weekend from his vacation home in Palm Beach, Florida. He covered a range of topics, from the Iran nuclear deal to the alleged Russian meddling in
Ex-Trump aide expected to plead guilty in Russia probe

Ex-Trump aide expected to plead guilty in Russia probe

Gates was indicted by a federal grand jury back in October as part of Mueller's Russia probe
Extended interview: retiring GOP lawmakers

Extended interview: retiring GOP lawmakers

Face the Nation guest host Nancy Cordes interviews retiring congressional Republicans Senator Jeff Flake and Representatives Charlie Dent, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Ed Royce.
Face the Nation show close

Face the Nation show close

"Face the Nation" ends with names of victims in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting
Podesta says the indictment only details one part of Russia's interference campaign

Podesta says the indictment only details one part of Russia's interference campaign

Former Hillary Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta joins guest host Nancy Cordes to discuss the indictments against Russian nationals and the effect of their attempts to interfere in American
Students push for a #neveragain national gun control movement

Students push for a #neveragain national gun control movement

Marjory Stoneman Douglas students David Hogg, Alex Wind, Emma Gonzalez, and Cameron Kasky discuss what lawmakers need to do to prevent another tragedy like the one in Parkland, Florida this week.
Retiring Republican lawmakers discuss the future of the GOP

Retiring Republican lawmakers discuss the future of the GOP

Senator Jeff Flake and Representatives Charlie Dent, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Ed Royce join guest host Nancy Cordes to discuss why they decided to retire from Congress and the future of their party.