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Liz Cheney Poised for Ascent into Republican Leadership

Liz Cheney Poised for Ascent into Republican Leadership

By Mead Gruver and Lisa Mascaro | Nov 13
Liz Cheney has had a quiet first term as congresswoman, but that's about to change. She's seeking a House Republican leadership post that's key to her party's strategy against next year's Democratic majority.

Why Wait? Democrats Openly Flirt with 2020 Campaign

Why Wait? Democrats Openly Flirt with 2020 Campaign

By Thomas Beaumont, Juana Summers, and Julie Pace | Nov 13
Motivated by an urgency to unseat President Donald Trump and the prospect of a historically large primary field, Democrats see little incentive to delay or downplay their 2020 presidential hopes.

After 17 Years, Many Afghans Blame U.S. for Unending War

After 17 Years, Many Afghans Blame U.S. for Unending War

By Kathy Gannon | Nov 13
When U.S. forces and their Afghan allies rode into Kabul in November 2001 they were greeted as liberators. But after 17 years of war, the Taliban have retaken half the country, security is worse than it's ever been, and many Afghans blame the Americans.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Rhetoric on Voter Fraud is Misleading

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Rhetoric on Voter Fraud is Misleading

By Hope Yen and Christopher Rugaber | Nov 12
Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud.

Mishaps, Protests and Litigation Overshadow Florida Recount

Mishaps, Protests and Litigation Overshadow Florida Recount

By Kelli Kennedy and Terry Spencer | Nov 12
Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and Senate, reviving memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco in the premier political battleground state.

Democrats Seek Ways to Protect Mueller Probe from Whitaker

Democrats Seek Ways to Protect Mueller Probe from Whitaker

By Hope Yen and Mary Clare Jalonick | Nov 12
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would seek to tie a measure protecting special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation if acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker does not recuse himself from oversight of the probe.

Appeals Court Puts Youth Climate Change Lawsuit on Hold

Appeals Court Puts Youth Climate Change Lawsuit on Hold

By Andrew Selsky | Nov 9
A lawsuit by a group of young Americans, which asserts the U.S. government is harming them by having created a national energy system that causes climate change, is on hold again.

Along Border, A Growing Opposition to Military Deployment

Along Border, A Growing Opposition to Military Deployment

By Astrid Galvan | Nov 9
Amy Juan drove two hours north from her remote community on the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to rally against the deployment of troops there.

Appeals Court Rules Against Trump on DACA Immigrant Policy

Appeals Court Rules Against Trump on DACA Immigrant Policy

By Sudhin Thanawala | Nov 9
A U.S. appeals court blocked President Donald Trump on Thursday from immediately ending an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation, saying the administration's decision was based on a flawed legal theory.

Expert: Acosta Video Distributed By White House Was Doctored

Expert: Acosta Video Distributed By White House Was Doctored

By David Bauder and Calvin Woodward | Nov 9
A video distributed by the Trump administration to support its argument for banning CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House appears to have been doctored to make Acosta look more aggressive than he was.

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