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From left, senior advisor of President Donald Trump Jared Kushner, his wife Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump and First lady Melania pose for a family photo during their visit to the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums, at the Vatican, following their meeting with Pope Francis, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
AP source: Kushner sought secret back channel with RussiaAP source: Trump son-in-law and adviser proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team
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The Latest: Trump attacks news reports on son-in-law, RussiaThe Latest: Trump takes to Twitter to lash out at news reports his son-in-law tried to establish secret communications with Russians
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to White House in Washington, Saturday, May 27, 2017, as they return from Sigonella, Italy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR teamPresident Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., gives his victory speech at the Colorado Republican election night party in Greenwood Village, Colo. Democrats hope to enlist military veterans in another type of fight _ for majority control of the House. Outside Denver, former Army Ranger and combat veteran Jason Crow, a onetime campaign adviser to President Barack Obama, is running for the seat held by another veteran, five-term representative Coffman.(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
Dems try to enlist military vets in fight for House majoritySeveral veterans are emerging as Democratic congressional candidates ahead of the 2018 midterm elections
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Minority advocates say Trump's budget will hurt their causesMinority advocacy groups say President Donald Trump's proposed budget would really hurt their communities if Congress goes along
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In Georgia, Democrats feel the pressure to finally win
McClatchy Washington Bureau5 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017 file photo, Hillary Clinton speaks during the Children's Health Fund annual benefit in New York. A federal judge threw out a lawsuit against Clinton by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, ruling the former secretary of state didn't defame them when disputing allegations that she had lied. "The untimely death of plaintiffs' sons is tragic, and the Court does not mean to minimize the unspeakable loss that plaintiffs have suffered in any way," U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington wrote in a 29-page opinion released Friday. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
Judge dismisses lawsuit against Clinton by Benghazi familiesA federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by the parents of Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya
The Associated Press8 hours ago
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to White House in Washington, Saturday, May 27, 2017, as they return from Sigonella, Italy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Trump didn't sound like conventional presidentWhile looking like a typical American president, Trump didn't sound like one when he diverged from long-standing US policies
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this June 21, 1964, file photo, Jim Bunning of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches a perfect game against the New York Mets at Shea Stadium in New York. Hall of Fame pitcher Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. Bunning's death Friday, May 26, 2017, was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when Bunning was in the Senate. (AP Photo/File)
Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has diedFormer U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this May 26, 2017, photo, leaders of the G7, from left, European Council President Donald Tusk, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald J. Trump, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pose during a group photo for the G7 summit in the Ancient Theatre of Taormina ( 3rd century BC) in the Sicilian citadel of Taormina, Italy. As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the Vatican and stood center stage with Western allies at the annual summits that dominate the diplomatic calendar. But when Trump spoke, he sounded like anything but a typical U.S. president. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talkPresident Donald Trump says he "hit a home run" on his maiden trip abroad, but his tour of the Middle East and Europe has rattled some allies.
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Texas lawmakers OK budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limboA new Texas budget that continues spending $800 million on border security but puts little new money into public schools is headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott
The Associated Press14 hours ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, looks away from U.S. President Donald Trump after he spoke during a ceremony at the NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump and other NATO heads of state and government on Thursday will inaugurate the new headquarters as well as participating in an official working dinner. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
The Latest: Trump's praise of leader doesn't match US factsThe Latest: Trump's praise of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's aggressive war on drugs doesn't match facts provided by his own State Department
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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