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Sessions twice met with Russian ambassador in 2016 despite denial

March 2, 2017
Pierre Thomas, Adam Kelsey | ABC News
Attorney General Jeff Sessions met twice with Russia's ambassador to the United States during the 2016 presidential election season.
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Democratic Party Elections Reveal Growing Populist Energy

February 27, 2017
Reid J. Epstein, Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
The battle over electing new Democratic Party officials has revealed the growing populist energy within the party.
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DNC race tight as Democrats seek gains against Trump

February 23, 2017
Lisa Lerer, Bill Barrow | The Associated Press
Just days before Democratic activists pick a new party chair, the contest to head the Democratic National Committee remains fluid.
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Trump reveled in leaks that hurt Hillary Clinton. He now calls administration disclosures ‘un-American’.

February 15, 2017
Ashley Parker | The Washington Post
President Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to rage against leakers in his administration who have doled out classified details to journalists like “candy.”
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Trump Tells Israel New Settlements May Hurt Peace Process

February 3, 2017
Joe Sobczyk, Margaret Talev | Bloomberg Politics
President Trump told the Israeli government that building new settlements in disputed West Bank territory may complicate attempts to reach a peace with the Palestinians.
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Trump Embraces Pillars of Obama’s Foreign Policy

February 3, 2017
Mark Landler, Peter Baker, David Sanger | The New York Times
President Trump, after promising a radical break with the foreign policy of Barack Obama, is embracing some key pillars of the former administration’s strategy.
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Trump Era Brings Role Reversal for Political Parties

February 3, 2017
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
The Trump era in Washington is propelling a remarkable role reversal for an entire generation of politicians in America’s two major parties.
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How Trump got to yes on Gorsuch

February 1, 2017
Shane Goldmacher, Eliana Johnson, Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The president picked his Supreme Court nominee after a months-long selection process that started with a list of 21 contenders.
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