Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to leave Trump administration at end of the year

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    President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will depart from his administration at the end of the year.

    FBI releases document intel officials used to brief Trump on dossier

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    The FBI on Friday released a redacted version of the memo that top intelligence officials, including former FBI Director James Comey, used to brief President Donald Trump about the compilation of information detailing his possible connections to Russia -- a document which came to be known as the Trump dossier.

    Obamacare enrollment continues despite judge striking down the law

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    Yes, you can still sign up for Obamacare on Saturday.

    His worst nightmare: Trump's life under a legal microscope

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    Weeks of devastating legal revelations have left Donald Trump's political career clouded by criminality and his life, presidency and business empire under assault by relentless prosecutors on multiple fronts.

    Analysis: President Donald Trump's polls are bad, but here's why he could win in 2020

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    First things first: The theme song of the week is the theme to "The Commish," composed by Mike Post.

    Brexit: Theresa May told not to 'run down clock' on deal

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    A former minister urges the prime minister to give MPs a vote on her Brexit deal before Christmas.

    Brexit: A busy week, but has anything changed?

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    It's been a busy week in British politics, from Parliamentary squabbles to meetings with European leaders, and a confidence vote.

    Halt prison pepper spray plan, ministers urged

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    Campaign group's analysis suggests the spray is too often used "unsafely and inappropriately".

    Brexit: Amber Rudd urges MPs to 'forge a consensus'

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    Politicians must compromise and find a plan that a majority in Parliament can support, minister says.

    Labour's referendum strains

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    Labour's leadership is being urged to endorse another public vote on Brexit. But will they do it?

    As Zinke departs, Trump says he will name new interior secretary next week

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    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has aggressively sought to roll back Obama-era environmental protections, will be leaving his post at the end of the year, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday, the latest high-profile departure from his administration.

    Trump's interior secretary Zinke to step down amid ethics probes

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    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has sought to open U.S. offshore waters to oil and gas drilling despite environmental protests, will be leaving his post at the end of the year, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday, the latest high-profile departure from his administration.

    Trump says Interior's Zinke to step down at end of year

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    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be leaving his post at the end of the year after serving for almost two years, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday, the latest high-profile departure from Trump’s administration.

    Federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

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    A federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, was unconstitutional based on its mandate requiring that people buy health insurance, a decision in a case that could reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

    U.S. federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

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    A U.S. federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional.

    As the Trumps Dodged Taxes, Their Tenants Paid a Price

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    A phony business the Trumps created to siphon wealth from their empire drove up the rent for thousands living in their buildings.

    On Politics: The Biggest Stories of the Week

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    It’s been a busy week in American politics. Here are some of the stories you might have missed.

    Texas Judge Strikes Down Obama’s Affordable Care Act as Unconstitutional

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    The ruling was over a lawsuit filed this year by a group of Republican governors and state attorneys general. A group of intervening states led by Democrats promised to appeal the decision.

    North Carolina Republican Says He Chose to Hire Controversial Operative

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    Mark Harris, the Republican candidate in the Ninth Congressional District, denied wrongdoing and said he hired L. McCrae Dowless Jr. because of his work on a past campaign.

    For Kushner, Criminal Justice Has Been a Personal Issue and a Rare Victory

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    Jared Kushner played a major role in moving forward a bipartisan policy that has thwarted lawmakers for years.

    As Trump prepares for his holiday respite in Florida, he is more isolated than ever

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    His business allies have become a weapon for prosecutors and his White House has thinned out. Meanwhile, Democrats in Congress ready for a year of investigations.

    Ryan Zinke to resign as interior secretary, Trump says; Zinke had faced allegations of misconduct involving a land development deal

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    The president said in a tweet Saturday that Zinke would leave the administration at the end of the year. Zinke’s personal conduct and management decisions have spurred at least 15 investigations, several of which have been closed. The most serious one, which the Interior Department’s acting inspector general referred to the Justice Department, focuses on […]

    After the DNA debacle, Elizabeth Warren’s outreach to minority communities makes a pivot

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    After enduring criticism for her DNA announcement, Warren seeks to communicate awareness of minority issues.

    With ACA in peril, Republicans get to show if they really want to protect people with preexisting conditions

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    A federal judge ruling to strike down the Affordable Care Act means everything in the law, including protections for people with preexisting conditions, would come down with it.

    Pelosi’s next challenge is governing liberals in an era of divided government

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    With Trump in charge and Republicans in control of the Senate, compromise is the operable word, but that may not please the energized newcomers in the House.

    Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior, will leave his post at end of year, Trump says

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    President Trump announced Saturday that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be stepping down from his post at the end of the year.

    Republicans wrap up election probes as Dems prepare to take control

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    Republicans cede control of the House to Democrats on January 3.

    Cohen lacks 'specifics' and credibility on Trump hush-money allegations: Mollie Hemingway

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    The president’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen's interview on Friday did little to support his claims that Trump directed him to make hush-money payments, The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway said on the “Special Report” All-Star Panel.

    Kamala Harris’ DOJ received misconduct claim involving aide months before she left: report

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    Sen. Kamala Harris insists she was “unaware” of the harassment allegations during her time as California’s Attorney General against her top aide that prompted a $400,000 settlement.

    Elizabeth Warren admits she's not 'a person of color' during commencement speech

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    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday admitted she is “not a person of color,” a departure from her previous claim that she’s Native American.

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