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NEW YORK (AP) — The national fight between left-wing and moderate Democrats played out again Tuesday in New York City, where the closely watched Democratic primary for Queens district attorney was tantalizingly close deep into the vote count.

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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The Trump administration's $50 billion economic support plan for the Palestinians cannot succeed without addressing the political elements of a Middle East deal, international financial chiefs and global investors said Wednesday in comments that pushed back on the U.S.…

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President Trump's protocol chief, Sean Lawler, has been suspended indefinitely pending the outcome of a State Department investigation into his conduct, according to multiple State Department officials with direct knowledge of the matter.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

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HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The divide in Oregon between the state's liberal, urban population centers and its conservative and economically depressed rural areas has made it fertile ground for the political crisis unfolding over a push by Democrats to enact sweeping climate legislation.

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MIAMI (AP) — Ten presidential candidates, led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, will converge on the debate stage on Wednesday on the first night of Democratic debates to offer their pitches to voters and attempt a breakout moment for their campaigns.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday pitched a sweeping overhaul of the nation's systems for securing its elections, including the creation of a "uniform federal ballot" and the replacement of the independent commission that currently helps administ…

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump endorsed North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis on Tuesday, delivering a significant political asset for the first-term Republican senator already facing a primary challenge for his reelection next year in the closely divided state.

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CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, on President Donald Trump's claim that Robert Mueller's investigation found that Trump's campaign rebuffed Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Me…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story June 24 about legislative proposals to cancel all student debt, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Sen. Bernie Sanders' College For All Act would cost $2.2 billion. It would cost $2.2 trillion.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats convened privately Tuesday to discuss campaign issues and heard a sobering assessment: They're seen as too focused on impeachment of President Donald Trump and voters are not hearing enough about their work on other issues.

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Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly following a subpoena from the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, the panels announced. CNN's Manu Raju has the details.

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Christine Todd Whitman, who served under President George W. Bush as Environmental Protection Agency administrator, pushes back on the Trump administration's refusal to acknowledge that climate change is a threat.

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Jessica Leeds, one of the 15 women to accuse President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct, speaks to CNN's Anderson Cooper after E. Jean Carroll came forward with additional allegations against the President.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is telling fellow Democrats that he's going to run for Congress in a Harrisburg-area district that's in Republican hands, two Democratic Party figures told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's chief of protocol, Sean Lawler, is leaving the administration ahead of Trump's departure for the Group of 20 summit meeting in Japan.

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