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Replying to @AP: Elizabeth Warren called Mike Bloomberg “a billionaire who calls people fat broads and horse-faced lesbians." Bernie Sanders slammed…

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Elizabeth Warren called Mike Bloomberg “a billionaire who calls people fat broads and horse-faced lesbians." Bernie Sanders slammed his policing policies. Bloomberg is facing fierce attacks from his Democratic rivals as he makes his debate debut.

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Just 3 weeks after the disastrous Iowa caucuses, Nevada will hold caucuses Saturday. On Ground Game, election security reporter @AP_Christina joins AP Washington Bureau Chief @jpaceDC to discuss what to expect in Nevada.

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Democrats are gathering for a high-stakes debate three days before the Nevada caucuses. It’s the first time Mike Bloomberg will be on stage.

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Democrats won’t commit to releasing the unofficial results of Saturday’s Nevada caucuses on the day of the vote, as they emphasize accuracy over speed in the aftermath of the chaos surrounding the Iowa caucuses.

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Replying to @AP: President Trump has named Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, as acting director of national intelligence. The move pu…

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President Trump has named Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, as acting director of national intelligence. The move puts a staunch Trump ally in charge of the nation's 17 spy agencies.

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Replying to @AP: President Trump is expected to name Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, as acting director of national intelligence, t…

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President Trump is expected to name Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, as acting director of national intelligence, two administration officials say.

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The Trump administration wrapped up fewer toxic Superfund cleanups last year than any administration since the program's first years in the 1980s. Trump campaigned on pledges to cut environmental protections he saw as unfriendly to business.

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Just 3 weeks after the disastrous Iowa caucuses, Nevada will hold caucuses Saturday. On Ground Game, election security reporter @AP_Christina joins AP Washington Bureau Chief @jpaceDC to discuss what to expect in Nevada.

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The ninth Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas will be the first to feature billionaire Mike Bloomberg. How will he deal with the inevitable attacks from rivals who have been on this stage for months, and how will other candidates fare?

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Just 3 weeks after the disastrous Iowa caucuses, Nevada will hold caucuses Saturday. On Ground Game, election security reporter @AP_Christina joins AP Washington Bureau Chief @jpaceDC to discuss what to expect in Nevada. Subscribe:

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The ninth Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas will be the first to feature billionaire Mike Bloomberg. How will he deal with the inevitable attacks from rivals who have been on this stage for months, and how will other candidates fare?

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Replying to @AP: Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he’s considering quitting over President Trump's tweets about Justice De…

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Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he’s considering quitting over President Trump's tweets about Justice Department cases, an administration official says.

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Replying to @AP: Here's a look at who was granted clemency Tuesday by President Trump and an overview of their criminal cases.
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Here's a look at who was granted clemency Tuesday by President Trump and an overview of their criminal cases.

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Replying to @AP: Mike Bloomberg would sell the financial data and media company that made him a multibillionaire if he is elected president, a top a…

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Mike Bloomberg would sell the financial data and media company that made him a multibillionaire if he is elected president, a top adviser says.

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President Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik. Trump also granted clemency to financier Michael Milken.

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BREAKING: President Trump is expected to commute the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of political corruption just months after he appeared on Trump’s reality TV show, “Celebrity Apprentice."

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President Trump pardons former San Francisco 49ers owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. In 1998, DeBartolo Jr. pleaded guilty to failing to report a felony when he paid $400,000 to former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards for a riverboat gambling license.

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President Trump tweets that longtime ally Roger Stone's conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress “should be thrown out.” Stone has requested a new trial and Trump's tweets came hours before a status hearing on the case.

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First on @AP: President Trump's administration is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Department of Homeland Security said it will allow 177 miles of wall to be built more quickly in four states.

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