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Record 42 Latinos to Serve in Congress; 1 Race Undecided

WASHINGTON — More Latinos will serve in Congress next year than ever before — at least 42, with one House race to be decided. Thirty-three of 44 Latino Democratic candidates and seven of 15 Latino Republican candidates won their races. With Latinos reach...
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US Sending 5,200 Troops to Border, Double Syria Deployment

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is deploying 5,200 troops to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation a week before nationwide elections in which President Donald Trump wants voters to focus on what he calls an "invasion" — a slow-moving caravan o...
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Fox News Cutting Back on Trump Rally Coverage

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel has recently pulled back from airing President Donald Trump's campaign-style rallies during prime time, a move that could put a crimp in Republican efforts to reach voters in the wee...
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Who Runs California? Special Interests Flex Muscles Again.

SACRAMENTO — As the deadline approached last week for measures to qualify for California's November ballot, wealthy special interests pushed lawmakers to cut deals to avoid costly ballot measure campaigns in the latest display of money's power over policymakin...