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Regulator seeks information about Kushner's ties to 3 banks

Hope Hicks to Leave Post as White House Communications Director

Not surprisingly, Franklin Graham's political views are an issue with the New York Times

Trump Stuns Lawmakers With Seeming Embrace of Gun Control Measures

Rev. Billy Graham Lies in Honor at US Capitol for Day of Remembrance

Trump Calls Sessions's Handling of FISA Abuse Allegations 'Disgraceful'

The Post-Millennials Should Scare the Hell Out of the GOP

Dick's, Major Gun Retailer, Will Stop Selling Assault-Style Rifles

Justice Dept. Backs High-Stakes Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers

Why the World Should Learn to Say 'Heimat'

Once Again, Push for Gun Control Collides With Political Reality

Hope Hicks Acknowledges She Sometimes Tells White Lies for Trump

As Xi Tightens His Grip on China, US Sees Conflict Ahead

Mnuchin Floats Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade Deal Trump Shelved

Trump's 2020 Campaign Announcement Had a Very Trumpian Rollout

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Carpe DM

Jared Kushner's Security Clearance Downgraded

Birmingham, New York woo Delta headquarters amid NRA-tax break fight in Georgia

Parkland Massacre Thrusts Guns into the Midterm Spotlight

How the NRA beat the kids, again

Hundreds of Simulated Maps Show How Well Democrats Fared in Pennsylvania

After Delta's snub, airline invited to fly HQ north to New York

Anti-Semitic incidents skyrocketed in New York

FedEx says it backs assault rifle ban, but won't cease business with NRA due to politics

Melania Trump Parts Ways With Adviser Amid Backlash Over Inaugural Contract

Bernie's bogus Russian troll story and other comments

Florida sheriff faces intensifying political scrutiny, calls to resign in wake of school shooting

Ivanka Trump Calls Question About Father's Sexual Misconduct 'Inappropriate'

Key Voice Is Silent in Supreme Court Case on Unions

Trump Says He Would Have Rushed In Unarmed to Stop School Shooter

Rewrite Iran Deal? Europeans Offer a Different Solution: A New Chapter

Spanish Artwork Denounced Political 'Persecution.' It Was Ordered Removed.

Justices Turn Down Trump's Appeal in 'Dreamers' Case

Angela Merkel Starts Grooming Successors, and One Stands Out

DealBook Briefing: Berkshire Hathaway Seeks 'Huge Acquisitions'

Peter Navarro, a Top Trade Skeptic, Is Ascendant

Sharp Words Over Wall Halt Plans for Mexican President to Visit White House

Is This the Moment for Gun Control? A Gridlocked Congress Is Under Pressure

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, February 26

China Moves to Let President Xi Stay in Power, Ending Term Limit

Trump Endorses GOP Fight to Keep Gerrymandered Congressional Map

Jon Voight's 'Ray Donovan' colleagues could do without the right wing TV appearances

As Trump Talks New Gun Measures, Gun Owners Talk 'Betrayal'

Questions Swirl as Melania Trump's Parents Obtain Green Cards

Mueller Is Gaining Steam. Should Trump Worry?

2 Weeks After Trump Blocked It, Democrats Release Rebuttal of GOP Memo

What is Adam Schiff's next political move?

The True Source of the NRA's Clout: Mobilization, Not Donations

Trump Blames Video Games for Mass Shootings. Researchers Disagree.

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“A free and open internet is essential to modern democracy. The Trump Administration has put Net Neutrality at risk and House Democrats are committed to protecting it,” Engel said. 
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