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Indy Congressional Tracker: FISA vote, judicial nominees dominate week in D.C.

Government<p>Indy Congressional Tracker: FISA vote, judicial nominees dominate week in D.C.<p>By<p>Riley Snyder<p>Jackie Valley<p>January 13th, 2018 - 2:05am<p>Library …

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‘Mentality of the Crusades’: Turkey and Pope Francis in row over Armenian genocide

Deputy prime minister Nurettin Canikli says the comments are ‘greatly unfortunate’ and there was no genocide<p>The Vatican is strongly denying Turkish claims that Pope Francis has adopted a “mentality of the Crusades” by recognising the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians as genocide.<p>The Vatican …

Clinton, Sanders camps bicker as potential New York debate date emerges

CNN and NY1 News are approaching the Democratic National Committee about hosting a debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on April 14 in Brooklyn. a source familiar with the negotiations confirmed to POLITICO.<p>The development emerged after another day of wrangling between the two …

The death of Antonin Scalia: Chaos, confusion and conflicting reports

Inside the cloistered chambers of the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia's days were highly regulated and predictable. He met with clerks, wrote opinions and appeared for arguments in the august courtroom on a schedule set months in advance.<p>Yet as details of his sudden death trickled in Sunday, …

2016 Presidential Candidates React to San Bernardino Shooting

The 2016 campaign trail came to a halt Wednesday in the wake of a shooting in San Bernardino, California.<p>Multiple people have been shot at the Inland …

The First Democratic Primary Debate, In 5 Clips

Sheryl Crow performed! 🎤<p>The first Democratic presidential primary debate on Tuesday night in Las Vegas featured the five candidates sparring over gun control and regulating Wall Street.<p>CNN even had an extra podium available for Vice President Joe Biden, should he have attended. (He was a …

Judge tosses four of five counts against Rand Paul aide

A federal judge on Friday threw out four of five counts stemming from a campaign fraud case against Jesse Benton, a top political adviser to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul.<p>In August, Benton was indicted on charges of concealing payments to an Iowa state senator while working for Paul’s father, Ron, during …

Feel the Lhota-mentum

I’ve been hearing for a while from Republican friends that I’m going to be surprised when we find out it’s not going to be a cakewalk for de Blasio …

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