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Takeaways From Day 1 of Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings

Roe v. Wade: Setting the table for the nominee One of the biggest points of tension in the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings will be Judge Kavanaugh’s response to Democrats’ questions about whether he believes certain cases — notably Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision establishing a constitutional right to abortion …

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Congress Pays Tribute to John McCain

The special split-screen televisions in the press areas of the West Wing showed the same thing on each of the four news networks: live coverage of the service. But White House officials said they did not know whether Mr. Trump was watching. The president was scheduled to leave the White …

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Trump, Putin and the ‘Incredible Offer’: Live Updates

Asked whether he believes his own intelligence agencies, which say that Russia interfered in the 2016 United States election, or Mr. Putin, who denies it, Mr. Trump refused to say, but he expressed doubt about whether Russia was to blame. Mr. Trump raised the matter of Russian electoral meddling, the …

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Trump’s U.K. Visit: Live Updates

Mr. Trump landed on Thursday afternoon in Britain, where he will remain through Sunday, and will be greeted with pomp and protests. The president will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II, while thousands of people are expected to demonstrate against him. Continue reading the main story …

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