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Supreme Court allows Donald Trump's 'Return-to-Mexico' asylum policy to continue for now
The Trump administration argued that without the policy, thousands of asylum seekers who were sent to Mexico "will rush immediately" to the U.S.        
2020-03-12 06:03:10
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Trump clarifies comments on Europe travel after initially saying restrictions applied to cargo, not just people
Trump initially said in his address that the travel restrictions would extend to "trade and cargo" but then made clear they only applied to people.       
2020-03-12 05:01:17
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Coronavirus: President Trump suspends travel from Europe to U.S. for 30 days
In hopes of limiting the spread of COVID-19, President Trump orders a suspension of all travel from Europe to the United States.        
2020-03-12 04:02:49
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Chelsea Manning recovering after attempted jail suicide
Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is recovering after attempting suicide while jailed for refusing to cooperate in a grand jury probe.        
2020-03-12 02:50:17
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Tours will be put on hold in the Capitol amid fears about coronavirus spread
The House and Senate Sergeants at Arms are preparing to announce that tours of the U.S. Capitol are being stopped amid growing coronavirus fears.      
2020-03-12 01:31:16
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OnPolitics: Will Trump declare a national emergency tonight?
The coronavirus is continuing to spread and world leaders are taking action. What will President Trump announce tonight?        
2020-03-12 00:39:07
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House approves measure to limit President Trump's war powers against Iran; veto expected
President Trump is likely to veto the resolution. But supporters said Wednesday's vote sends a clear message that Americans don't want war with Iran.       
2020-03-12 00:03:48
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Trump campaign says Biden using coronavirus as 'an excuse to get off the campaign trail'
Trump's campaign announced an event hours after the White House suggested people "avoid crowding" due to the virus.        
2020-03-11 23:59:01
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Trump, lawmakers spar over details of economic package to address coronavirus fallout
Congress and the Trump administration are negotiating on an economic package to cope with the coronavirus but there are disagreements on the details.       
2020-03-11 23:39:08
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House passes deal reauthorizing key surveillance laws
The rare bipartisan compromise comes after weeks of negotiations and debate over whether to overhaul the country's surveillance laws.       
2020-03-11 23:25:46
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Biden has vastly outperformed Clinton in some primaries. Is that bad news for Trump come November?
As Joe Biden takes command in the Democratic primary, some of the same groups that didn't back Clinton in 2016 are delivering for the former vice president as he takes on the same opponent.        
2020-03-11 23:25:45
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Biden to hold virtual events in Illinois, Florida due to coronavirus concerns
This comes after Joe Biden canceled a primary night event in Cleveland this past Tuesday due to coronavirus.       
2020-03-11 23:22:48
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President Trump to deliver Oval Office address on coronavirus pandemic
Trump will deliver a prime time address to the nation hours after the World Health Organization formally declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.       
2020-03-11 23:04:27
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Here's how much Mike Bloomberg spent on anti-Trump advertising alone
The billionaire former New York City mayor's campaign was entirely self-funded. Bloomberg has vowed to put money into defeating Donald Trump.       
2020-03-11 22:44:12
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DOJ takes new aim at violent Mexican drug cartel CJNG; 250 arrests in the U.S.
Department of Justice strikes at Mexican cartel; announces 250 new arrests as part of a six-month enforcement campaign.        
2020-03-11 21:56:25
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Joe Biden racks up more big wins and widens delegate lead, but Bernie Sanders says he'll keep fighting
In the latest primaries, Joe Biden collected the biggest prize – Michigan – dealing a symbolic blow to Bernie Sanders and depriving him of momentum.        
2020-03-11 21:42:27
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Pro-gun worker who Biden said was 'full of ****' speaks out on Fox News
"I thought I was pretty articulate and respectful. I didn't try to raise any feathers. And he kind of just went off the deep end," Wayne said.       
2020-03-11 21:28:59
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Attorney General Barr lauds House deal to extend surveillance law, guard against abuse
A vote on the bill is expected later this week. It's unclear when the Senate could take it up or whether President Donald Trump would approve it.        
2020-03-11 21:15:39
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Sanders vows to stay in the Democratic race despite falling further behind in the polls
Bernie Sanders will soldier on despite a disappointing Tuesday that saw his path to the Democratic presidential nomination narrow considerably.       
2020-03-11 20:58:46
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Lawmakers consider a temporary halt to visitors in the Capitol
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said halting tours of the U.S. Capitol is something under consideration due to the spread of the coronavirus.       
2020-03-11 20:30:25
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Bernie Sanders will keep pursuing presidential nomination with eyes on Sunday debate, despite narrow path ahead
Bernie Sanders believes Sunday's one-on-one debate with Joe Biden gives him the best chance of striking a contrast and winning the nomination.        
2020-03-11 20:19:12
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Supreme Court allows Trump's 'return-to-Mexico' asylum policy to continue for now
The Trump administration argued that without the policy, thousands of asylum seekers who were sent to Mexico "will rush immediately" to the U.S.       
2020-03-11 20:18:30
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Bernie Sanders vows to stay in the Democratic race after disappointing showing Tuesday – updates
Sanders did not speak Tuesday after a disappointing night that saw him lose Democratic primaries in Idaho, Missouri, Mississippi and Michigan.        
2020-03-11 19:43:17
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Senate Democrats to ask Trump to declare a national emergency on coronavirus
An emergency declaration would free up more than $40 billion for FEMA to assist states and local governments with their responses to coronavirus        
2020-03-11 17:50:56
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'We need to bring the party together': Yang endorses Biden, calls for Democratic unity against Trump
"I get the desire for a revolution," Yang told Sanders supporters. "But we have to defeat Donald Trump in order to make progress."        
2020-03-11 14:21:41
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Democratic lawmakers call on Republicans to apologize for 'bigoted' coronavirus language
Rep. Judy Chu said, "insisting on identifying the virus by region, as Leader McCarthy and Rep. Gosar have done, only creates fear and hostility."       
2020-03-11 12:33:00
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No live audience for Phoenix presidential debate as a coronavirus precaution, DNC says
The decision could add a more sober tone to a debate in which many pundits think Sanders needs to stand out to reverse his flagging fortunes        
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Bernie Sanders trails Joe Biden in primary with fewer chances to close the gap
Bernie Sanders trails Joe Biden in primary election, widening the gap in delegates. Few chances remain to retake the lead as primary calendar closes.        
2020-03-11 12:04:11
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Joe Biden keeps his winning streak alive and other takeaways from the March 10 primaries
Following his wins Tuesday, Biden has widened his delegate lead against Sanders and Sanders will need to play catch up next Tuesday.       
2020-03-11 11:15:49
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Joe Biden racks up more big wins, making it almost impossible for Bernie Sanders to catch up
After Joe Biden won Michigan, powerful Democratic players such as Priorities USA threw their weight behind him, pledging to help him win.       
2020-03-11 08:37:58
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