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Trump briefed on intel report blaming Putin for election meddling and Congress returns to debate Obamacare

January 6, 2017
U.S. intelligence agencies tell the president-elect Russia was behind election-related cyberattacks.
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Top U.S. intelligence official: Russia meddled in election by hacking, spreading of propaganda

January 6, 2017
Ellen Nakashima, Karoun Demirjian, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
The country’s top intelligence official testified to Congress on Thursday that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign went well beyond hacking.
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Trump Hints at Request for Border Wall Funds from Congress

January 6, 2017
Siobhan Hughes, Laura Meckler | The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump on Friday appeared to acknowledge that he and House Republicans are considering asking Congress for money to build a wall along the border with Mexico.
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One administration, two styles: Trump the brawler and Pence the cajoler

January 6, 2017
Ashley Parker, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
The first week of the 115th Congress has been a tale of two administrations, full of jarring reminders that there will be two distinct managers working at the White House.
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GOP congressman plans Russia trip to ‘work with the Duma’

January 5, 2017
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican ally of Donald Trump and a longtime enthusiast of Vladimir Putin, is planning to lead a congressional delegation to Russia next month.
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Trump Plucks Political Pros for White House Staff

January 5, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Donald Trump made it official Wednesday: The incoming senior White House staff will have a deep bench of aides steeped in politics.
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Schumer: Democrats Could Block ‘Out of the Mainstream’ Supreme Court Nominees

January 5, 2017
Kristina Peterson | The Wall Street Journal
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Democrats would oppose any of President-elect Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominees who were “out of the mainstream.”
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