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Americans Say No to Presidential Self-Pardons: Poll

NEW YORK — Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should impeach that presid...
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Trump Orders Halt to his Family Separation Rule

WASHINGTON — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from thei...

Ivanka Trump Hits Fresno For GOP Fundraiser

Unless you shelled out up to $5,000, the closest anyone could get to Ivanka Trump on Monday in Fresno was hundreds of feet away, separated by a wrought-iron fence. The First Daughter and presidential adviser...
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Trump’s Iran Sanctions Will Hurt Hopes for Democracy

Anyone who has seen the movie "Charlie Wilson's War" knows that a single congressman provided great help to the Afghan Mujahideen during the Soviet war in Afghanistan. Later, these same rebels would target the United States. "The academic literature is clea...