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read apandrewtaylor s caps debt ceiling state of play w a solid guns and butter reference amp a hazen cameo
read @APAndrewTaylor's caps/debt ceiling state of play, w/ a solid "guns and butter" reference & a @Hazen cameo:
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president trump will meet with gop congressional leadership tuesday afternoon per the wh
President Trump will meet with GOP congressional leadership Tuesday afternoon, per the WH
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it is time for us to impeach this president rep ilhan
“It is time for us to impeach this president.” - Rep. @Ilhan
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press responding to president trumps tweets starts now
Press responding to President Trump’s tweets starts now:
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on the potus tweets via i think what the president said was a mistake and an unforced error and thats about t
.@JohnCornyn on the POTUS tweets, via @tedbarrettcnn: “I think what the President said was a mistake and an unforced error and that’s about the total of my thoughts.”
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on potus tweets subsequent defense my own view is that what was said and what was tweeted was destructive was
.@MittRomney on POTUS tweets/subsequent defense: “My own view is that what was said, and what was tweeted, was destructive, was demeaning, was dis-unifying, and and frankly, was very wrong.”
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wh officially sends mark espers nomination to be secretary of defense to the senate his nomination hearing is
WH officially sends Mark Esper’s nomination to be Secretary of Defense to the Senate.
His nomination hearing is tomorrow in SASC:
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mnuchin says if a budget deal isn t reached he expects a clean ceiling to be raised before the house leaves fo
@NancyPelosi Mnuchin says if a budget deal isn't reached he expects a clean ceiling to be raised before the House leaves for recess, or for lawmakers to stay in town.

needless to say, if no budget deal is reached, things will get real complicated real quick.
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mnuchin on debt ceiling budget i think we re very close to a deal but as you know these deals are complicated
@NancyPelosi Mnuchin on debt ceiling/budget: "I think we're very close to a deal, but as you know these deals are complicated. "

Notes a key piece that is being traded back and forth right now: offsets
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mnuchin says there is a preference in both parties to couple the debt ceiling budget deal which is true and sa
@NancyPelosi Mnuchin says "there is a preference in both parties " to couple the debt ceiling/budget deal (which is true) and says: "we're getting closer. "

Says everyone "would like to reach an agreement as quickly as possible. "

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this just isn t true refugee process takes an average of 18 months new visas can take weeks
This just isn't true. Refugee process takes an average of 18 months. New visas can take weeks.
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announces on the floor he has informed mcconnell he will not for any judicial nominees on the floor or in the
. announces on the floor he has informed McConnell he will not for any judicial nominees on the floor or in the Judiciary Committee until the Mueller protection bill gets a floor vote
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the us house 245 182 voted to pass the resolution to terminate pres trump s national emergency declaration 13
The U.S. House, 245-182, voted to pass the resolution to terminate Pres. Trump's National Emergency Declaration.
13 Republicans voted with all Democrats in favor.
The resolution now moves to the Senate.
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should note several members and staffers have said their offices are being inundated w constituent calls re th
should note several members and staffers have said their offices are being inundated w/ constituent calls re: the family separation issue - at a level they haven't seen since probably health care, one aide said
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asks white house counsel don mcgahn amp fbi director christopher wray for a written copy of the directive sen
. asks White House Counsel Don McGahn & FBI Director Christopher Wray for a written copy of the directive sent from the White House to the FBI regarding the Kavanaugh investigation
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news letter to president trump suggesting he move state of the union until after government re opens or submit
News: letter to President Trump suggesting he move State of the Union until after government re-opens - or submit his speech in writing instead - due to Shutdown effect in DHS and Secret Service, via & :
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tallahassee fla ap after an fbi briefing florida gov ron desantis says russian hackers gained access to voter
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After an FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
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speaker ryan last wk i think that was some kind of a misinterpretation of a private meeting trump nope all me
Speaker Ryan last wk: "I think that was some kind of a misinterpretation of a private meeting."
Trump: Nope. All me. Definitely said that.
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senate judiciary committee requests all comey memos related to pres trump and pres obama as well as trump amp
Senate Judiciary Committee requests all Comey memos related to Pres. Trump *and* Pres. Obama, as well as Trump & Obama DOJ officials
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exclusive us intel shows saudi arabia has significantly advanced its ballistic missile program via purchases f
EXCLUSIVE: US intel shows Saudi Arabia has significantly advanced its ballistic missile program via purchases from China – an affront to long-held U.S. non-proliferation policy, sources tell @CNN W/ @ZcohenCNN & @jeremyherb
Total(1) => 0.48416304588318 f_f_QM(2) => 0.16465330123901 indS(2) => 0.087163925170898 indM(2) => 0.072593927383423 indM_1(2) => 0.0047690868377686 indM_2(2) => 0.0048918724060059 indM_4(2) => 0.016753911972046 indM_5(2) => 0.0056850910186768 indM_6(2) => 0.0045950412750244 indM_7(2) => 0.0059058666229248 indM_8(2) => 0.0033969879150391 indM_9(2) => 0.013507843017578 indM_10(2) => 0.012695789337158 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.31690096855164 f_f_dT(20) => 0.31663203239441