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The latest developments in the Russia probe

July 13, 2018
12 Russian nationals are indicted for 2016 DNC hacking.
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Democrats hope Kennedy’s retirement will make the courts a galvanizing issue for their voters

July 7, 2018
Seung Min Kim | The Washington Post
Democrats for years notched wins at the Supreme Court that secured legal protections on abortion, health care and gay rights — victories that party officials say created a sense of complacency among their voters around the importance of the federal judiciary.
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Scott Pruitt’s Rocky Relationship With His Aides Set the Stage for His Fall

July 7, 2018
Coral Davenport, Lisa Friedman, Eric Lipton | The New York Times
Scott Pruitt came to Washington and assembled an extraordinary team of like-minded conservatives — lawyers, energy lobbyists, free-market Republicans and close allies from his days in Oklahoma. All were committed not only to Mr. Pruitt, but also to his stated mission to be a regulation-buster at the Environmental Protection Agency.
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President Trump to meet with NATO allies in Brussels

July 6, 2018
The president will also meet one on one with Vladimir Putin.

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court shortlist

July 6, 2018
Who will be the next SCOTUS justice?
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Trump says he is considering 2 women for Supreme Court, will announce pick July 9

June 30, 2018
Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
President Trump said Friday he has narrowed his list of Supreme Court finalists to five candidates, including two women, and plans to announce his nominee on July 9, one day before he is scheduled to depart for a week-long European trip.
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President Trump’s search for a new Supreme Court Justice

June 29, 2018
The fight over the future of the high-court.
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Denied a filibuster, Democrats eye other tactics in Supreme Court fight

June 29, 2018
Carl Hulse | The New York Times
This truly will be a Supreme Court confirmation like none before.
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