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Poll: Majority doesn't want Trump impeached

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Politics -- Trump presses Congress on guns, without detail -- President Donald Trump pressed Congress to pass "meaningful legislation" to prevent shootings but offered few details to clarify his recent reversals on the issue. -- Politics

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Politics -- GOP groups make shirts with Greenland as part of U.S. -- The campaign operation of House Republicans and the Nevada GOP have used President Donald Trump's comments about buying Greenland to create and fund-raise with T-shirts that include the Danish territory as part of America. -- Politics

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On Politics -- The 'King of Israel' who can't buy Greenland -- Trump touted himself as messiah, then looked to buy Greenland. It's the week in politics. -- On Politics

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Elections -- The Republicans that may challenge Trump -- Recently, as many as four Republicans have toyed with the idea of running against Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination in 2020. Trump already has one official primary challenger in Bill Weld, the former GOP governor of Massachusetts. -- Elections

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Politics -- Jay Inslee to run again for Washington state gov -- Gov. Jay Inslee has held office since 2013 and will now seek a third term leading the state of Washington. His announcement comes a day after he said he was ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. -- Politics

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Politics -- Professor sues HuffPost over Kavanaugh story -- A Mississippi professor alleges in the suit that he was defamed because of false assertions that he, while a student attending the same high school as Brett Kavanaugh, helped supply illegal drugs. -- Politics

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Politics -- Sarah Sanders jumps onboard Fox News -- Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders will join Fox News as a contributor. -- Politics

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Politics -- CBO: Deficit to exceed $1 trillion by 2020 -- Increased spending and decreased tax revenue will put the deficit at "its highest level since just after World War II," the CBO says. -- Politics

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Politics -- Prison suicides ticking up before Epstein death -- The number of suicides in federal prisons has been rising, drawing allegations of short-staffing and neglect. Now the system is under new scrutiny. -- Politics

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Republican gov candidate: 'only 2 genders' -- Rep. Ralph Abraham, a Republican candidate for governor of Louisiana, took aim at the LGBT community in a campaign video: "there are only two genders."

15 hours ago

Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as a contributor -- Fox says Sarah Sanders will "provide political commentary and analysis across all of FOX News Media," and will make her first appearance on Fox and Friends.

15 hours ago

Hickenlooper to run for Senate -- "When they play games in Washington D.C., Coloradans take the hit," Hickenlooper says in a video announcing his candidacy, as he makes a break shot.

17 hours ago

Bernie Sanders unleashes $16 trillion climate plan -- The plan calls for the U.S. to install renewable energy across the economy by 2050 as well as declare climate change a national emergency.

17 hours ago

GOP senator says he suggested buying Greenland -- Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he was one of the first people to raise the possibility of purchasing Greenland.

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ABC announces moderators for third Dem debate -- On Sept. 12 and 13, at least 10 Democratic presidential candidates will debate at Texas Southern University in Houston.

13 hours ago

Cindy McCain: There's no 'voice of reason' in GOP -- Cindy McCain says the current Republican Party is "not the party of Abraham Lincoln ... nor the party of Ronald Reagan," and is issuing a call for more civility in Washington and across the country.

20 hours ago

Jay Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race -- The Washington governor announced his candidacy in March, emphasizing the issue on which he staked his campaign: aggressive action to battle climate change

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Trump shifts on tax cuts: 'We don't need it' -- President Trump said Wednesday he's not considering tax cuts to help boost the economy amid fears of a recession, just one day after saying he was.

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Trump calls Danish PM 'nasty' for refusal to sell Greenland -- "All she had to do was say no," President Trump said, adding that Frederiksen was "not very nice" in her refusal.

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Trump slams Ford for emissions deal with California -- President Donald Trump slammed the Ford Motor Company on Wednesday for reaching an agreement with California to lower emission standards.

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Trump again criticizes Jewish Democrats 'disloyal' -- Donald Trump repeated his accusation that Jewish Democratic voters are "disloyal to Israel," prompting backlash from Jewish leaders.

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Buttigieg: NRA has Trump 'by the ... base' -- Democrat Pete Buttigieg criticized President Donald Trump Wednesday as the president has seemed to change his stance on background checks multiple times since two recent mass shooting.

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Trump: Danish PM statement on Greenland 'nasty' -- President Trump called Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's statement on a potential Greenland sale "nasty."

1 day ago

Danish PM: sale of Greenland 'rejected' -- Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said a sale of Greenland has "clearly been rejected."

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Trump on trade war: 'I am the chosen one' -- "I am the chosen one," Trump added, looking up at the sky while discussing the trade war. "Somebody had to do it."

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Undocumented kids could be detained indefinitely -- The plan would stop child separation but allow undocumented kids to be detained indefinitely with their families while their cases are pending.

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Scaramucci says he'll fund an anti-Trump PAC -- Anthony Scaramucci piles on to his Trump bashing, revealing his plans to start and fund a political action committee to "dismantle" Trump.

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Sunday Standings: Tallying the top talk-show guests

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Pomp and protests: Inaugurating a president and his movement

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Tony Blair sees dangerous times for Western democracies

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Gingrich: Trump tweet about vote fraud was big mistake

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Sanders backs Trump protests, questions Electoral College

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Dana Perino: Trump candidacy has set GOP women 'adrift'

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Cup of Politics: Listen to USA TODAY's weekly political podcast

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December political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network

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Barack Obama's final weeks in office

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A look at Speaker Paul Ryan's political career

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From FDR to Obama: A look back at inaugural traditions

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President Trump's picks for his Cabinet and advisers

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