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GOP bill would let asylum seekers apply in Mexico, in bid to ease immigration court backlog
GOP bill would let asylum seekers apply in Mexico, in bid to ease immigration court backlog

A Republican lawmaker said he has a novel idea to cut down asylum seekers illegally crossing the border. Make them apply for asylum before they reach the U.S. border.

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 Sunday on 'This Week': White House National Security Adviser John Bolton
Sunday on 'This Week': White House National Security Adviser John Bolton

White House National Security Adviser John Bolton will be on "This Week" Sunday

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Ex-UKIP leader 'can't register new party due to name clash'
Ex-UKIP leader 'can't register new party due to name clash'

The new political party launched by former UKIP leader Henry Bolton cannot be formally registered with the Electoral Commission because it shares its name with an Islamic relief charity, according to a report.

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Graham rips FBI for briefing Feinstein on alleged Chinese spy, but keeping Trump in dark on Russians
Graham rips FBI for briefing Feinstein on alleged Chinese spy, but keeping Trump in dark on Russians

Sen. Lindsey Graham ripped the FBI this week over an alleged double standard in how the bureau handled a suspected Chinese spy on Sen. Dianne Feinstein's staff versus how it handled Russian contacts with Trump campaign advisers years later.

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Judge in Manafort trial says he's been threatened over case
Judge in Manafort trial says he's been threatened over case

The judge in Paul Manafort’s fraud trial said Friday he has received threats over the case.

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Illinois congressman's staffer arrested for aggravated battery at opponent's campaign event
Illinois congressman's staffer arrested for aggravated battery at opponent's campaign event

A staffer for Illinois Republican Rep. Rodney Davis’ re-election campaign was arrested Wednesday night after he allegedly harassed his Democratic opponent.

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Ocasio-Cortez bans press from covering campaign event
Ocasio-Cortez bans press from covering campaign event

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic socialist star running for New York's 14th congressional district, is facing criticism after her campaign banned journalists from covering a town hall meeting with voters this week.

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 Former intelligence officials criticize Brennan's loss of security clearance
Former intelligence officials criticize Brennan's loss of security clearance

More than a dozen top former intelligence officials have signed a letter backing former CIA Director John Brennan whose security clearance was revoked by the White House.

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 Michigan lawmaker apologizes for racial slurs targeting opponent
Michigan lawmaker apologizes for racial slurs targeting opponent

A Michigan lawmaker apologized after roiling her state Senate race and drawing the ire of the state Democratic party for making racial slurs against her former rival.

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 Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great'
Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was "inartful" when he said America "was never that great."

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