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For Trump, Russia just won’t go away

From left: Jared Kushner, Donald Trump, and Michael Flynn.

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Every day brings fresh revelations about the possible links between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia.

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// ‘Sanctuary cities’ defiant as Sessions reiterates threat to cut grants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would deny certain federal funds to municipalities that don’t cooperate with immigration authorities.

// Trump approval hits new low after failure of health care bill

Just 36 percent of Americans surveyed between Friday and Sunday approved of the job President Trump was doing, according to Gallup.

// Trump on health care: ‘Do not worry, we are in very good shape!’

President Trump took to Twitter to air grievances against the GOP health care bill’s failure and the investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia.

// Top House Democrats call on Nunes to recuse himself

Rep. Adam Schiff said Rep. Devin Nunes should step away because of a secret meeting he had with a source last week on White House grounds.

// Trump was made to sign bills on a very small desk today

“This is a child’s desk,” the president said as he folded his 6’2” frame behind the small piece of furniture. “It’s the smallest desk I’ve ever seen.”

// Steve Vaillancourt, colorful N.H. politician, dies at 65

Vaillancourt found a way to put himself into the political debate and was known for his sometimes provocative remarks.

// Warren calls on business leaders to join fight against Trump

“From the bottom of my heart, please get in this fight,” Senator Elizabeth Warren said. “It is in your economic interest to be in these fights.”

// Warren, Sanders to appear together at Boston rally Friday

Elizabeth Warren will join Bernie Sanders for a rally with the nation’s leading political progressives.

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GOP assesses party divisions underlying health bill loss

The divisions raised serious questions about whether Republicans will be able to achieve their other legislative goals

Top House Democrats call on Nunes to recuse himself

Rep. Adam Schiff said Rep. Devin Nunes should step away because of a secret meeting he had with a source last week on White House grounds.

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Prospective Senate candidate tied to provocative website

John Kingston is a director of Colorado-based Patheos, a website which claims to promote, among other things, “stimulating discussion” among faith communities, academics, and the broader public.

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The stretch between Donald Trump’s election and his inauguration did not exactly provide a lull in the political action.

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