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Five days of fury: Inside Trump's Paris temper, election woes and staff upheaval

November 14, 2018
Josh Dawsey, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
As he jetted to Paris last Friday, President Trump received a congratulatory phone call aboard Air Force One. British Prime Minister Theresa May was calling to celebrate the Republican Party’s wins in the midterm elections — never mind that Democrats seized control of the House — but her appeal to the American president’s vanity was met with an ornery outburst.
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Pelosi cranks up campaign to win over freshmen

November 14, 2018
Rachael Bade, John Bresnahan, Kyle Cheney | Politico
Nancy Pelosi’s wooing of the incoming Democratic freshmen is in full force, with private meetings, deployment of Democratic bigwigs and lavish dinners with members-elect and their spouses.
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Midterm election analysis

November 12, 2018
Richard Chambers | Purdue University Northwest Pioneer
Robert Costa, political reporter for the Washington Post and host of the PBS program “Washington Week,” explained how his reporting has previewed developments in national politics during his speech, “Understanding the Midterm Elections,” at the Sinai Forum on Sunday, Nov. 11.
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Trump Meets With Macron Amid Tension Over European Security

November 10, 2018
Peter Baker, Adam Nossiter | The New York Times
President Trump and President Emmanuel Macron of France met on Saturday, seeking to restore a relationship that started out friendly only to turn sour in recent months amid the American leader’s complaints that Europe is taking advantage of the century-old trans-Atlantic alliance.
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For Democrats, a midterm election that keeps on giving

November 10, 2018
Dan Balz, Michael Scherer | The Washington Post
In the early hours of election night on Tuesday, a consensus began to take hold that the vaunted Democratic blue wave that had been talked about all year was failing to materialize. Now, with a handful of races still to be called, it’s clear that an anti-President Trump force hit the country with considerable, if uneven, strength.
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McConnell, top Republicans dismiss concerns over Whitaker appointment

November 10, 2018
Manu Raju, Ted Barrett | CNN
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans believe that Matthew Whitaker will only stay as acting attorney general for a short time, flatly dismissing suggestions that he would interfere with Robert Mueller's Russia investigation while also rejecting calls for new legislation to protect the special counsel.

A shakeup at the Department of Justice and Tuesday’s historic midterms

November 9, 2018
An Attorney General shakeup, Democrats rising, and Washington divided.
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WATCH: 2018 midterm elections abroad - London Reacts

November 9, 2018
Historic election results echo around the world.
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‘The guardrails are off’: Trump takes aggressive moves he resisted before elections

November 9, 2018
Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
Following this week’s midterm elections, President Trump ousted his attorney general, seized control of the Russia investigation for a partisan loyalist and suspended the credentials for a journalist he deemed too adversarial.
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