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AP Fact Check: Trump and a Tale of 2 Sheets of Paper

AP Fact Check: Trump and a Tale of 2 Sheets of Paper

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | May 25
President Donald Trump held up and read from a sheet of paper in the Rose Garden this past week as he argued he's been hounded by investigators in the Russia probe for no reason.

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

By Kim Chandler | May 24
A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.

Watch: Buttigieg Slams Trump Over Vietnam Deferments, More

Watch: Buttigieg Slams Trump Over Vietnam Deferments, More

By Kilian Melloy | May 24
Armed forces veteran and openly gay presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took aim at President Trump on a range of issues - one of them being Trump's "bone spurs" deferment from service in Vietnam.

DeVos Becoming Popular Target for Democrats in 2020 Race

DeVos Becoming Popular Target for Democrats in 2020 Race

By Collin Binkley | May 24
Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls Betsy DeVos the "worst secretary of education we've seen." Sen. Amy Klobuchar says DeVos "shouldn't be in her job." Beto O'Rourke's take on DeVos: "We can do better."

Mayor Pete: I Have Things to Repent For - But Loving Chasten Isn't One of Them

Mayor Pete: I Have Things to Repent For - But Loving Chasten Isn't One of Them

By Kilian Melloy | May 23
Openly gay Democratic 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg stood strong in the face of attacks from the Christian right during a May 22 Q&A event, declaring he does have things to repent for - but his devotion to husband Chasten is hardly one of them.

Yes or No: Who's in Charge? Power Struggles Roil Washington

Yes or No: Who's in Charge? Power Struggles Roil Washington

By Laurie Kellman | May 23
Freshman Rep. Katie Porter, a California Democrat, lawyer and expert in foreclosure law, asked Carson whether he knew the housing term "REO." Carson seemed to think she was referring to a popular chocolate sandwich cookie.

Biden: Congress Should Protect Abortion Rights, if Necessary

Biden: Congress Should Protect Abortion Rights, if Necessary

By Bill Barrow | May 22
Reality has set in during the three weeks since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband.

Growing Number of House Democrats Seek Action Against Trump

Growing Number of House Democrats Seek Action Against Trump

By Mary Clare Jalonick | May 22
More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying.

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

By Adam Beam | May 21
California lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally. But the decision on who to cover may come down to cost.

Town Hall on Enemy Turf? Fox News Debate Divides 2020 Dems

Town Hall on Enemy Turf? Fox News Debate Divides 2020 Dems

By Will Weissert | May 21
Whether to appear on the nation's top-rated cable news channel has become an unlikely marker for the divergent strategies top Democrats vying for the White House are employing.

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