The great American fallout: how small towns came to resent cities

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Its no secret Donald Trump benefited from rural voters. But Democrat or Republican, they usually tell Katherine Cramer who has spent a decade visiting residents of small-town Wisconsin the same thing: its the cities that get all the breaks, and then have the gall to look down on them, too Joes voice takes on a […]

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2020 vision? Kamala Harris oversight role gives Democrats a new rising star

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The California senators competence and composure in the face of Republican criticism has stirred feelings that she could be a contender in three years time Kamala Harris, the Democratic junior senator from California, waited nearly two hours for her turn to question Jeff Sessions. The attorney general was appearing before the Senate intelligence committee to […]

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Arrests at violent Berkeley Trump protests while tax marches stay calm

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On day of protest, police make 13 arrests as pro-Trump crowd clashes with anti-fascists in California and thousands call for financial disclosure elsewhere Hundreds of self-described anti-fascist protesters and supporters of Donald Trump clashed in Berkeley, California, in sporadic brawls on Saturday. Protests in cities around the rest of the country, including a number of […]

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Kansas election: Ron Estes scrapes Republican victory deep in Trump heartland

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Both president and Mike Pence joined last-minute effort to get out vote in Congressional election that hinted voter loyalty may be shifting A feeble win for a Republican in a special congressional election in deep Donald Trump country on Tuesday hung tantalizingly, for Democrats, as a potential signal of voter discontent with the president and […]

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Kellyanne Conway’s husband is Trump pick for justice department post report

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Wall Street Journal says George Conway will head civil division, though White House and Department of Justice do not confirm choice Donald Trump has chosen the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Department, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. George Conway was chosen to lead […]

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John McCain tells Trump: present wiretapping evidence or retract the claim

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Senior Republican calls on president to prove extraordinary allegation that his predecessor tapped phones in Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign Senior Barack Obama was involved in wiretapping his phones or retract the claim. McCains demand came after the House intelligence committee asked the president for evidence that phones at Trump Tower were tapped during […]

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Donald Trump isnt the only villain the Republican party shares the blame | Jonathan Freedland

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The US presidents links to Russia reflect the depth of the political crisis. This is a scandal of the entire American right Whos the villainhere? Naturally our rage focuses onDonald Trump, a pantomime baddie drawn, as he would put it, from central casting. But behind him stand many others, and its about time they sharedin […]

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