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Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts

Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts

SUMMARY: Before joining the administration, Kushner was also working to divest his interests in Kushner Companies, the family company founded by his father.

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Florida shooting sparks reactions from Republican senators on gun control

Florida shooting sparks reactions from Republican senators on gun control

SUMMARY: Here’s a look at what 15 Republican senators have said about gun control in the aftermath of the deadly shooting on Feb. 14.

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The Latest: Pennsylvania congressional map could boost Dems

The Latest: Pennsylvania congressional map could boost Dems

SUMMARY: HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Latest on Pennsylvania's congressional gerrymandering case (all times local):3:55 p.m.

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Trump Edges Toward a Conventional Republican Approach, at Least on Policy

Trump Edges Toward a Conventional Republican Approach, at Least on Policy

SUMMARY: And their concern could indicate trouble for Mr. Trump if his more conventional approach on some policy issues alienates his base and depresses Republican turnout in the midterm elections in November.

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Trump challenges 'insecure Oprah' to run 'so she can be exposed and defeated'

Trump challenges 'insecure Oprah' to run 'so she can be exposed and defeated'

SUMMARY: “Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey, who at one point I knew very well, interview a panel of people on 60 Minutes,” Trump tweeted late Sunday night.

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Court releases new Pennsylvania congressional maps

Court releases new Pennsylvania congressional maps

SUMMARY: Washington (CNN) The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released new congressional district lines Monday, replacing the old Republican-drawn maps in time for the state's May primary.

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Pennsylvania top court releases new U.S. congressional voting map for state

Pennsylvania top court releases new U.S. congressional voting map for state

SUMMARY: Pennsylvania is a hotly contested swing state, and the redistricting is expected to boost Democrats’ chances of winning several U.S. House seats in the state in the November elections.

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Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russia meddling

Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russia meddling

SUMMARY: JUST WATCHED Schiff: Obama 'should have done more' on Russia Replay More Videos ... MUST WATCH Schiff: Obama 'should have done more' on Russia 01:16Read More

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Trump to attend Gridiron Dinner after skipping it last year

Trump to attend Gridiron Dinner after skipping it last year

SUMMARY: The events include the Alfalfa Club dinner, the Gridiron Club dinner and, perhaps most famously, the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

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Republican Schroeder announces Secretary of State run

Republican Schroeder announces Secretary of State run

SUMMARY: MADISON, Wis. — Republican Jay Schroeder is running for Wisconsin secretary of state, a nearly powerless position that Schroeder wants to eliminate.

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Wisconsin elections officials prepare for bad weather

Wisconsin elections officials prepare for bad weather

SUMMARY: The Wisconsin Elections Commission said Monday it has received numerous questions and concerns about the weather from local officials.

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Trump asks why Obama didn't 'do something about Russian meddling'

Trump asks why Obama didn't 'do something about Russian meddling'

SUMMARY: “Obama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016 Election,” Trump tweeted.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues new election map

Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues new election map

SUMMARY: The map of Pennsylvania's 18 congressional districts is to be in effect for the May 15 primary and substantially overhauls a congressional map widely viewed as among the nation's most gerrymandered.

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Republican lawmaker proposes guns in private schools

Republican lawmaker proposes guns in private schools

SUMMARY: Kremer says he hopes to create a pilot project at private schools and then expand to public schools.

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Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans

Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans

SUMMARY: Republicans have long touted tax cuts as a way to promote economic growth.

nytimes
As Some Got Free Health Care, Gwen Got Squeezed: An Obamacare Dilemma

As Some Got Free Health Care, Gwen Got Squeezed: An Obamacare Dilemma

SUMMARY: “I understand that some people cannot afford health care and shouldn’t just be left to suffer,” she said.

nytimes
4 key players will shape Minnesota's legislative session

4 key players will shape Minnesota's legislative session

SUMMARY: After the fallout from Smith's appointment to the Senate, Daudt has also suggested an amendment to allow governors to pick their lieutenants.

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Five rules to not be the American Putin wants you to be

Five rules to not be the American Putin wants you to be

SUMMARY: Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) demanded Saturday that President Trump tell Russian President Vladimir Putin to ‘butt out’ of U.S. elections.

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New Mexico governor's tense tenure with lawmakers nears end

New Mexico governor's tense tenure with lawmakers nears end

SUMMARY: The state had an annual violent crime rate of 589 per 100,000 residents in 2010.

washington times
Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks

Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks

SUMMARY: REUTERS/Eric ThayerCornyn and Murphy introduced their bill to improve federal background checks last November, days after a gunman killed more than two dozen people in a church in Texas.

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