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Vast majority of GOP lawmakers back Donald Trump
The vast majority of Republicans in both houses of Congress are backing Donald Trump for president, provided that they don't have to use the word "endorse" or call the presumptive Republican nominee by name. [ No Comments ]

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State Department sets new single-day record for Syrian refugee approvals
The State Department admitted 80 Syrian refugees on Tuesday and 225 on Monday, setting a single-day record, as President Obama tries to meet his target of 10,000 approvals this year — renewing fears among security analysts who say the administration is cutting corners to meet a political goal. [ No Comments ]

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Oklahoma governor vetoes bill criminalizing performing abortions
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a sweeping and unprecedented measure Friday that would have made performing an abortion a felony punishable by prison time, saying the bill was vague and would not be able to withstand a criminal constitutional challenge. [ No Comments ]

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Record 499 Syrian Refugees Admitted to US So Far in May Includes No Christians
The Obama administration has admitted 499 Syrian refugees so far this month, with no Christians among them. [ 3 Comments ]

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Wash Post Poll: Trump 46%, Clinton 44%
It's not the headline, and it takes 219 words to get there, but a new Washington Post poll on the presidential race reveals that Republican Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton among registered voters 46 percent to 44 percent. [ 1 Comment ]

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A super PAC supporting Donald Trump for president expects to raise $1 billion for the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, according to a statement released late Tuesday.

President Obama's open-bathrooms campaign already has been taken to court by the state of North Carolina, civil and religious rights organizations, the Alliance Defending Freedom and several schools.

Individuals living in New York City can choose from a minimum of 31 different gender identities, many of which allow them to fluctuate between some version or combination of male or female identities.

With hurricane season set to start next week, Tuesday marks a record 127 months since a major hurricane has made landfall in the continental United States, according to statistics compiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Hurricane Research Division, which keeps data on all the hurricanes that have struck the U.S. since 1851.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Tuesday that the Justice Department would seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the suspect in the 2015 shooting at a Charleston, S.C., church.

The White House is threatening to veto a House bill that would block the District of Columbia government from spending local tax dollars without approval from Congress.

Donald Trump easily won the Washington primary Tuesday on his way to a likely Republican presidential nomination, with all his opponents on the ballot now out of the race.

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in Washington state Tuesday, though she technically got no closer to becoming the party's 2016 presidential nominee.

Republicans have launched an effort to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen due to alleged misconduct, including failing to comply with a congressional subpoena and allowing emails to be destroyed.

President Barack Obama has named a transgender woman to the President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

Baltimore police officer Edward Nero was acquitted on Monday of all charges in the 2015 death of black detainee Freddie Gray, the second setback for prosecutors in a case that triggered rioting and fueled the Black Lives Matter movement.

A pair of Republican lawmakers touted a health care plan Monday that would let states opt out of Obamacare, rather than repealing it outright, and deploy a program that uses a uniform tax credit to help Americans get insured.

Privacy and national security analysts sparred Tuesday over suggestions to further limit law enforcement access to Americans' phone calls and emails that are swept up as part of the National Security Agency's surveillance of foreigners' communications.

The 67 million Americans who hunt, shoot and fish are preparing to vote in record numbers in November, potentially giving them the key to the election.

The recent surge of illegal aliens flooding across the Southwest U.S. border continues undeterred as U.S. Customs and Border Protection set a new FY2016 apprehension record in April, catching a grand total of 38,135 illegal aliens over the 30-day period - an average of about 1,271 per day.

Facebook announced Monday it was sending employees out for retraining and would discontinue some of its practices as it sought to defend itself against charges of political bias against conservatives.

Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is the subject of an ongoing investigation by the FBI and prosecutors from the Justice Department's public integrity unit, U.S. officials briefed on the probe say.

Bernie Sanders predicted Monday that the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia could be 'messy' as he pushed the party to adopt his progressive agenda, but added, 'Democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle.'

Hillary Clinton is declining to debate rival Bernie Sanders in California, ahead of the state's June 7 primary.

Donald Trump has agreed to meet privately with some of the nation's most prominent Evangelical leaders - a meeting seen as critical to garnering support from social conservatives, Fox News has learned.

A Republican lawmaker has condemned the Obama Administration's transgender bathroom directive, calling for 'civil disobedience.'

Hillary Clinton's top campaign lawyer lost a challenge against Virginia's voter identification laws that was fueled by money from liberal billionaire George Soros.

The water levels in Lake Mead, the man-made reservoir that serves about 20 million residents in Nevada, Arizona and California, is at an all-time low, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

A top U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official admitted before the Senate Immigration Subcommittee on Thursday the Obama administration's reforms to deportation policies have caused the decrease in removals of people in the U.S. illegally.

A federal judge on Thursday upheld Virginia's 2013 law requiring voters to show a valid photo ID at the polls.

The House floor devolved into chaos and shouting on Thursday as a measure to ensure protections for members of the LGBT community narrowly failed to pass, after Republican leaders urged their members to change their votes.

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg heard from more than a dozen U.S. conservative leaders on Wednesday and said he will work to build trust with users who believe the social network displays politically biased news content.

American power companies are studying ways to protect electric grids against a high-altitude nuclear blast and other directed energy attacks that could severely disrupt electricity transmission, an industry representative told a Senate hearing Wednesday.

One of every five refugees resettled in Minnesota by the federal government tested positive for latent tuberculosis in 2014, according to the state's Department of Health.

A YouTube montage of Hillary Clinton's various public statements over the years went viral on Tuesday after a newspaper and media titan Matt Drudge caught wind of its existence.