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Special counsel Robert Mueller obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

By Stephen Braun And Chad Day, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian contacts with U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, according to several people familiar with Trump’s transition organization. 642 more words

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Foaming at the Mouth of Truth ...

Thousands of anxious dinosaurs jostled for jawing position. Crawling atop larger dinosaurs for a better view, the smaller, rabid reptilian creatures licked their lips. Rabid fans, that is. 999 more words

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N.J. governor-elect criticized for posing next to cardboard cutout of Chris Christie at beach

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GLEN RIDGE, N.J. — New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy is getting some pushback for posing for photos next to a cardboard cutout of Gov. 153 more words

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Lazy Saturday Reads: Winter Is Coming

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So . . . it looks like the GOP tax scam has enough votes to pass the Senate next week now that Bob Corker and Marco Rubio have predictably flip flopped… 1,639 more words

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Science-based, transgender, diversity: Trump administration gives CDC list of forbidden words

Trump administration officials are forbidding officials at the nation’s top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases – including “fetus” and “transgender” – in any official documents being prepared for next year’s budget. 726 more words

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Thursday Reads: Net Neutrality, Sandy Hook Anniversary, and Trump's Megalomania

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Today the FCC will vote to kill net neutrality rules. That should set off a number of lawsuits and protests. The Commission meeting… 1,997 more words

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