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Recent articles by Igor:

Trump's Efforts To 'Influence' Russia Probe Got Foiled By His Staff, Mueller Says

Several top aides "declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests" to limit the Russia investigation, according to the special counsel's report. → Read More

Amy Klobuchar Says She's Raised More Than $5.2 Million For Her Presidential Campaign

The fundraising haul lags behind some other candidates who are also seeking the Democratic presidential nomination. → Read More

Lindsey Graham Calls For Another Special Counsel To Probe Trump, Clinton Investigations

The South Carolina Republican also said Attorney General William Barr should testify before Congress about the Robert Mueller report. → Read More

Beto O'Rourke Fine-Tunes Pitch To Black Voters In South Carolina

Some African-Americans say the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate gives off "Obama vibes," but others are wondering if he's the real deal. → Read More

Trump Is 'Not A White Supremacist,' Top Aide Says

Trump faces criticism for not directly denouncing anti-Muslim bigotry. But he did on Sunday defend Fox News' Jeanine Pirro. → Read More

Congress Passes Bill To Avert Another Government Shutdown

The legislation provided just a fraction of the president’s $5.7 billion demand for border barriers. → Read More

Contract Workers' Back Pay Is Sticking Point On Government Funding Bill

Republican leaders don't want to repay federal contract employees who missed wages during the shutdown. → Read More

McConnell Trolls Democrats By Pledging A Vote On The Green New Deal

The GOP senator is apparently betting the resolution will prove too radical for a good number of Democrats. → Read More

Susan Collins Defends Brett Kavanaugh's Abortion Vote

The senator said Kavanaugh took a “logical approach” when the Supreme Court justice voted to uphold an anti-abortion law in Louisiana. → Read More

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Says He’s 'Not Going Anywhere’

The embattled Democrat tells CBS his background as a doctor gives him the right credentials to help his state "heal." → Read More

Mick Mulvaney: 'Absolutely Cannot' Rule Out Another Government Shutdown

GOP Sen. Richard Shelby says talks on Capitol Hill to avert another shutdown are “stalled right now.“ → Read More

Trump’s ‘National Emergency’ Would Please His Base But Put GOP Senators On The Spot

The Democratic-led House would be likely to pass a bill undoing an emergency declaration — and Mitch McConnell could not stop it from coming up for a Sen... → Read More

If Progressives Want To Nuke The Filibuster, They're Going To Have To Convince A Bunch Of Democrats First

Ambitious health care and climate proposals have no chance of passing with the filibuster on the books. But many Democrats say they want to keep it anyway. → Read More

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Responds To Trump's Dig On Socialism: 'I Think He's Scared'

The newly elected Democratic congresswoman said the president is "scared" about her proposals to tax the wealthy. → Read More

2020 Democratic Hopefuls Quietly Endorse Trump's Middle East Withdrawals

A big, bipartisan majority voiced opposition to a "precipitous" military drawdown in Syria and Afghanistan. Democratic presidential contenders sided with... → Read More

Democrats Worry A Howard Schultz Presidential Bid Would Only Help Trump

The former Starbucks CEO is considering a White House run as an independent. → Read More

Senate Votes Down Competing Measures To Reopen The Government

The monthlong stalemate will likely continue for at least another week. → Read More

Competing Bills To End The Shutdown Set For Senate Votes, But Unlikely To Pass

The measures may give senators some political cover, but offer little hope for reopening the government. → Read More

Trump, Pence Say Their Immigration Offer To Democrats Is Not Amnesty

”There’s no pathway to citizenship, there’s no permanent status here at all,” the vice president said Sunday after some conservatives criticized the plan. → Read More

Senate GOP Blocks Bid To Enforce Sanctions On Putin Ally

The Trump administration's move to ease sanctions on firms owned by Oleg Deripaska is now likely to go forward. → Read More