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Justice Dept. Rank-and-File Tell of Discontent Over Sessions’s Approach
Friday, October 19, 2018
The attorney general was so determined to implement his agenda that he ignored dissent and warnings that he would lose some cases in court, interviews show.

White House Memo: A President Who Believes He Is Entitled to His Own Facts
Friday, October 19, 2018
“It’s something else — it’s feeling, emotion, preference, loyalty, convenience of the moment,” said Michael V. Hayden, a former C.I.A. director.

In Shift on Khashoggi Killing, Trump Edges Closer to Acknowledging a Saudi Role
Friday, October 19, 2018
But the president stopped short of saying the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was responsible for Mr. Khashoggi’s death.

Meet the Republicans’ Best Hope for Flipping a House Seat
Friday, October 19, 2018
In a year when Democrats are on offense, Pete Stauber of Minnesota has a chance to do something no other Republican might do next month: win a Democratic House seat.

A Look at Where North Dakota’s Voter ID Controversy Stands
Friday, October 19, 2018
The state is embroiled in a battle over Native Americans’ ability to vote under a law the Supreme Court just let take effect.