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As investigations multiply, Donald Trump legal and political teams sharpen knives to fight and distract
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As investigations multiply, Donald Trump legal and political teams sharpen knives to fight and distract

The White House has beefed up its legal team. Its political team is ready to distract and disparage. And US President Donald Trump is venting against Democratic prying.

US House Democrats launch sweeping probe of Donald Trump and associates; request documents from 81 people in inner circle
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US House Democrats launch sweeping probe of Donald Trump and associates; request documents from 81 people in inner circle

Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries into his White House, campaign and family businesses.

Donald Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale unleashes glossy $6 million TV spot for 6 Nov midterms
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Donald Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale unleashes glossy $6 million TV spot for 6 Nov midterms

Although he’s not on the ballot, US president Donald Trump is closing out his 2018 midterm campaign with a 2020 pitch - a glossy $ 6 million television ad that plays on the red meat of grim contrasts between the great financial crash in Barack Obama’s time and the booming US economy of 2018. Trump's norm busting 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale is hoping will connect with voters at an "emotional" level.

Donald Trump says he is disappointed over Jeff Sessions' position on Russia probe but will not fire him
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Donald Trump says he is disappointed over Jeff Sessions' position on Russia probe but will not fire him

Donald Trump has said that he is not planning to sack Jeff Sessions, even as he reiterated he is "disappointed" over the latter's position on the Russia probe.

Donald Trump eyes White House overhaul, might hire outside counsel to contain Russia crisis
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Donald Trump eyes White House overhaul, might hire outside counsel to contain Russia crisis

President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie.

US intelligence analysts conclude that Russia helped Trump win the 2016 elections
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US intelligence analysts conclude that Russia helped Trump win the 2016 elections

Democrats and some Republicans in Congress are calling for a full investigation into Russia's election year activities.

Donald Trump and Jeb Bush Spar at GOP Debate, Republicans debate how to defeat jihadists
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Donald Trump and Jeb Bush Spar at GOP Debate, Republicans debate how to defeat jihadists

Republican presidential hopefuls put the war against Islamic State jihadists front and center on Tuesday as they debated how to keep America safe.

More Republicans see Donald Trump as their best bet: Poll
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More Republicans see Donald Trump as their best bet: Poll

As rival Republican presidential candidates looked for ways of combating a surging Donald Trump, a new poll suggested that party supporters increasingly think he was their best bet for the 2016 presidential race.

US presidential elections 2016: Hillary Clinton's campaign airs its first television ads
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US presidential elections 2016: Hillary Clinton's campaign airs its first television ads

Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

Bobby Jindal criticises Obama, Hillary over gay marriage views
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Bobby Jindal criticises Obama, Hillary over gay marriage views

Indian-American Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal has lashed out at US President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton for their views on same sex marriage, alleging that they evolved their views based on opinion polls.

Real estate magnate Donald Trump announces his bid for 2016 US presidency
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Real estate magnate Donald Trump announces his bid for 2016 US presidency

Property tycoon Donald Trump, one of America's most flamboyant and outspoken billionaires, threw his hat into the 2016 race on Tuesday for the White House.

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush to adopt a 'get-tough' policy with Russia
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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush to adopt a 'get-tough' policy with Russia

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia's Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active US role in countering Russian aggression

Big-bang campaign launch: Hillary Clinton sets a date for 13 June
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Big-bang campaign launch: Hillary Clinton sets a date for 13 June

After weeks of small-scale, small-town events with "everyday Americans," Hillary Clinton has set a date for the first major campaign rally of her 2016 presidential run.

I am running for president as Democrat, says US Senator Bernie Sanders
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I am running for president as Democrat, says US Senator Bernie Sanders

Independent Senator Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday he will run for president as a Democrat, promising to fight what he deems "obscene levels" of income disparity and vowing to do more than just raise progressive issues.

Amid Republican criticism, Hillary Clinton defends family foundation
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Amid Republican criticism, Hillary Clinton defends family foundation

Hillary Rodham Clinton has found herself on the defensive during her first campaign visit to New Hampshire in the 2016 presidential contest, pushing back against Republican questions about foreign donations to her family foundation.

Hillary Clinton starts 2016 White House campaign with small-town meetings
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Hillary Clinton starts 2016 White House campaign with small-town meetings

Hillary Rodham Clinton made her 2016 presidential campaign debut in Iowa at a small-town gathering on Tuesday

From the economy to climate change: Hillary Clinton on issues of the 2016 campaign
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From the economy to climate change: Hillary Clinton on issues of the 2016 campaign

With Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her candidacy Sunday for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president, a look at where she stands on some issues:

Hillary Clinton will make an excellent President, says Barack Obama
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Hillary Clinton will make an excellent President, says Barack Obama

President Barack Obama says he thinks Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "an excellent president."

Donald Trump takes formal steps toward a 2016 Presidential run
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Donald Trump takes formal steps toward a 2016 Presidential run

Real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump took the first steps on Wednesday toward launching a 2016 presidential campaign.

Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal considering a 2016 run for president
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Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal considering a 2016 run for president

Louisiana’s Indian-American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has acknowledged that he’s considering a 2016 run for president, and will make his decision after the November Congressional elections.