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Sanders touts fundraising milestone, hitting 1 million individual donors

Sanders touts fundraising milestone, hitting 1 million individual donors

SUMMARY: Sen. Bernie Sanders is spotlighting that his presidential campaign has received contributions from one million individual donors.

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Jesse Watters: Biden's 2020 chances finished; Warren set to win nomination

Jesse Watters: Biden's 2020 chances finished; Warren set to win nomination

SUMMARY: Like her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders, Warren is demanding transformational change that President Trump and his allies deride as socialism.

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Top Democrat threatens legal action if intelligence chief doesn’t share whistleblower complaint

Top Democrat threatens legal action if intelligence chief doesn’t share whistleblower complaint

SUMMARY: During the meeting, Atkinson declined to provide any additional details about the whistleblower complaint, Schiff said.

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Top Democrat threatens legal action if intelligence chief doesn’t share whistleblower complaint

Top Democrat threatens legal action if intelligence chief doesn’t share whistleblower complaint

SUMMARY: During the meeting, Atkinson declined to provide any additional details about the whistleblower complaint, Schiff said.

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Senate panel delays confirmation hearing for ex-Rep. Issa, citing FBI background check

Senate panel delays confirmation hearing for ex-Rep. Issa, citing FBI background check

SUMMARY: After conferring privately with Menendez and Issa, Committee Chairman James E. Risch (R-Idaho) announced the postponement after panel members objected to moving forward with the hearing.

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Brandishing a wad of cash, Trump pitches himself as a generous tipper

Brandishing a wad of cash, Trump pitches himself as a generous tipper

SUMMARY: Money is seen in the back pocket of President Trump as he boards Air Force One at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, Calif., on Wednesday.

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The Trailer: Going negative doesn't seem to be working for 2020 Democrats

The Trailer: Going negative doesn't seem to be working for 2020 Democrats

SUMMARY: Polling, which has only now started to absorb the effects of the candidates' attack lines, has found no benefit at all to going negative.

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Trump’s favorite TV network has some bad news about his reelection prospects

Trump’s favorite TV network has some bad news about his reelection prospects

SUMMARY: They are also more strongly supportive of Biden than Republicans and Trump voters are of Trump.

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Fox News Poll: Voters are frustrated with government, nervous about economy

Fox News Poll: Voters are frustrated with government, nervous about economy

SUMMARY: And, while 69 percent of Republicans feel confident in the economy, 70 percent of Democrats feel nervous.

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Fox News Poll results September 15-17, 2019

Fox News Poll results September 15-17, 2019

SUMMARY: ©2019 FOX News Network, LLC.

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Retired SEAL McRaven says US will be in Afghanistan for 'very long time'

Retired SEAL McRaven says US will be in Afghanistan for 'very long time'

SUMMARY: … I mean, these are vastly important for Afghanistan and the region,” the retired SEAL said.

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California lawmaker says it’s 'incomprehensible' that 'racist sexual predator' Ed Buck roamed free

California lawmaker says it’s 'incomprehensible' that 'racist sexual predator' Ed Buck roamed free

SUMMARY: Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., said Wednesday that it was “incomprehensible” that authorities took so long to arrest Democratic megadonor Ed Buck on charges of causing a drug overdose.

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Trump sues Manhattan prosecutor to block subpoenas for tax returns, his latest effort to halt investigations of his finances

Trump sues Manhattan prosecutor to block subpoenas for tax returns, his latest effort to halt investigations of his finances

SUMMARY: President Trump filed a federal lawsuit against the Manhattan district attorney Thursday, his attorney said, seeking to stop him from subpoenaing Trump’s tax returns in a probe of hush-money payments during the 2016 election.

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State Department expels two Cuban diplomats in the midst of UN General Assembly, restricts travel of remaining Cuban mission to Manhattan

State Department expels two Cuban diplomats in the midst of UN General Assembly, restricts travel of remaining Cuban mission to Manhattan

SUMMARY: The State Department on Thursday expelled two members of Cuba’s mission to the United Nations and barred the remaining members from leaving Manhattan, department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.

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Sen. Menendez stalls Issa nomination over fake ID flap from youth

Sen. Menendez stalls Issa nomination over fake ID flap from youth

SUMMARY: The official told Fox News that the specific issue Menendez was citing was a falsified military ID card that Issa used when he was a 17-year-old private.

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Pompeo announces US to rescind $160 million in aid to Afghanistan, cites government corruption

Pompeo announces US to rescind $160 million in aid to Afghanistan, cites government corruption

SUMMARY: Washington is rescinding $160 million directed to Afghanistan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday, citing unacceptable levels of corruption in the Afghan government.

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Mitch McConnell wants you to know he actually does support election security

Mitch McConnell wants you to know he actually does support election security

SUMMARY: But after weeks of “Moscow Mitch” being a thing, it appears Trump’s support wasn’t enough for McConnell to hold off on all election security bills.

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House passes temporary spending bill meant to avoid government shutdown

House passes temporary spending bill meant to avoid government shutdown

SUMMARY: The House of Representatives approved an interim spending bill Thursday, boosting hopes of avoiding a government shutdown at the end of the month.

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The question Elizabeth Warren won’t answer

The question Elizabeth Warren won’t answer

SUMMARY: Warren then spoke for about two minutes, during which she never addressed the question about whether middle-class taxes would go up.

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In jabs at San Francisco and Los Angeles, Trump continues to stoke urban-rural divide

In jabs at San Francisco and Los Angeles, Trump continues to stoke urban-rural divide

SUMMARY: “It’s a terrible situation — that’s in Los Angeles and in San Francisco,” Trump told reporters Wednesday aboard Air Force One as he returned to Washington.

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