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Recovering Sen. Paul says political violence rising concern

Sen. Rand Paul says he’s recovering well from the November assault that left him with six broken ribs, and says violence against political figures is a concern among his colleagues.

Bannon tries to make amends as aides defend Trump’s fitness

Faced with a growing backlash, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist released a statement Sunday reaffirming his support for the commander in chief and praising Trump’s eldest son as “both a patriot and a good man.”

Foreign meddling in 2018 elections a concern, CIA chief says

CIA Director Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) says he’s concerned about continued efforts by Russia and others to undermine American elections, including this year’s contests, but says such meddling isn’t new.

Trump says he’s ‘like, really smart,’ ‘a very stable genius

Trump defended his mental fitness and boasted about his brains, saying he is “like, really smart” and “a very stable genius.”

States exploring tax changes in response to federal overhaul

The ideas are bubbling up as state lawmakers begin their 2018 sessions and assess the effects of the Republican tax overhaul that President Donald Trump signed into law last month. Lawmakers and governors in some states are grappling with how to protect their constituents.

Told their treehouse must go, owners appeal to Supreme Court

But the hangout has cost the couple a handsome sum: about $30,000 to construct and probably five times that in legal fees as they’ve fought local authorities over it.

New US pot rule sparks latest clash over states’ rights

The decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind an Obama-era policy on federal marijuana enforcement sparked an outcry from Republicans and Democrats.

FBI probing Clinton Foundation corruption claims

The FBI is investigating whether the Clinton Foundation accepted donations in exchange for political favors while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, two people familiar with the probe confirmed Friday.

A look at prosecutors who will decide on marijuana crackdown

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has put the top federal prosecutors in states with recreational marijuana back in charge of deciding whether to press pot cases there. Here’s a look at those U.S. attorneys, how they came to their jobs and their background:

Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge.
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