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trump3-112018.jpg A federal judge in San Francisco has temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's plan to restrict asylum claims by illegal immigrants. In a ruling issued late Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Jon Tigar accused the Trump administration of trying to rewrite immigration laws.

the-white-house-112018.jpg While the White House has agreed to restore the press credentials of CNN's chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has also unveiled a new set of rules for White House press conferences.

trump3-111918.jpg President Donald Trump continued to claim Osama Bin Laden should have been caught much earlier in a post on Twitter on Monday after previously attacking the Navy SEAL who led the 2011 raid that killed the terrorist leader.

adam-trump-111918.jpg President Donald Trump attacked Congressman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., in a post on Twitter on Sunday, using what appeared to be an intentional misspelling to mock the lawmaker likely to be the next Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.

trump-jimcarrey-111918.jpg Famous Hollywood actor Jim Carrey made a scathing attack of President Donald Trump, calling him a melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. The Canadian-American actor, who is well known for his roles as a comedian, has turned out to be an anti-Trump political cartoonist after taking a break from acting. For several months, he has been sharing on Twitter his political cartoons, featuring

rickscot-nov19.jpg Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott won a bitterly contested race for Senate in the Sunshine State by a thin margin of just over 10,000 votes over incumbent Democratic Senator Bill Nelson, D-Fla. The official final results of a manual recount of votes showed Scott received 50.05 percent compared to Nelson's 49.93 percent.

ronald-d-vitiello-111718.jpg Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, indicated Friday he will give up his Senate Judiciary Committee gavel and reclaim the position of Senate Finance Committee Chairman in the next Congress.

jim-acosta-111718.jpg A federal judge on Friday ordered the White House to temporarily reinstate CNN's chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly ruled the White House deprived Acosta of "due process" when his press credentials were suspended last week.

marcia-fudge-111518.jpg Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, is considering challenging current House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for the position of House Speaker in the next Congress. "People are asking me to do it, and I am thinking about it," Fudge told The Cleveland Plain Dealer on Wednesday.

catherinecortez-111518.jpg Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., will lead Democrats' efforts to retake control of the Senate in 2020, Senator Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., revealed on Thursday. Schumer announced Cortez Masto will be the first Latina to serve as Chairwoman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

jamal-khashoggi-111518.jpg Seventeen Saudi Arabian government officials were sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday over their alleged roles in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

donald-trump2-111518.jpg President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and potential collusion with the president's campaign in a series of posts on Twitter on Thursday.

us-mexico-111518.jpg The US government has awarded a $167-million contract to a Galveston, Texas-based construction company to build a levee wall in south Texas along the United States' border with Mexico to prevent the flow of drugs and illegal immigrants to the country. The contract was awarded the day hundreds of U.S.-bound Latin American migrants, who started their grueling journey on foot from Honduras, El Salva

trump3-111418.jpg In a lawsuit over the decision to revoke the press pass of CNN's chief White House correspondent, the White House claims to have "broad discretion" to regulate access by journalists. The White House argued in a filing to the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday that journalists do...

kevin-mccarthy-111418.jpg Congressman Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., will serve as House Minority Leader in the next Congress after a vote by members of the Republican caucus on Wednesday. McCarthy will take over as the top Republican in the House from retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as Democrats retake control of the chamber next year.

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