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Politics Sep 26Here’s what the 4 affidavits supporting Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford say
Here's a look at the statements, signed this week, that are certain to play a key role in Thursday's committee hearing where Ford and Kavanaugh are expected to testify separately.
Politics Sep 12Bush is boosting Republican candidates in districts where Trump lags
It's not Bush's first move back toward national politics. Bush re-emerged with a message that echoed with politics at the Sept. 1 funeral of Arizona Sen. John McCain in Washington.
Politics Sep 04AP Fact Check: Mueller doesn’t have a deadline for the Russia investigation
Special counsel Robert Mueller faces no time limit on his investigation. He can continue the probe — and even issue new indictments — right up to Nov. 6 midterms and beyond.
Nation Sep 02McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy
John McCain is being laid to rest at the U.S. Naval Academy after a five-day procession that served as a final call to arms for a nation he warned could lose its civility and sense of shared purpose.
Nation Sep 01WATCH: Barack Obama, George W. Bush, friends and family pay tribute to John McCain at National Cathedral
Former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush will speak at the service, which will begin at 10 a.m. ET. Watch live here.
Nation Aug 31WATCH LIVE: Washington says goodbye to late Sen. John McCain
The six-term Republican senator, who lived and worked in nation's capital over four decades, will lie in state under the U.S. Capitol rotunda Friday for a ceremony and public visitation.
Politics Aug 27Under pressure, White House re-lowers flag for McCain
Trump's proclamation came just hours after the White House flag had been returned to full-staff, drawing complaints from right and left.
Politics Aug 27John McCain to be buried near best friend at U.S. Naval Academy
It will be a fitting final resting place for a man who prized military service, cherished friendship and had little patience for formalities.
Politics Aug 19Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November
Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning.
Politics Aug 06What we know about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting and why it matters
President Donald Trump and his team have offered shifting explanations on a June 9, 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer and others with Russian interests. Here's what we know.