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The Department of Housing and Urban Development hasn’t announced a formal policy denying FHA loans for DACA recipients, but lenders tell BuzzFeed News that’s the guidance they’re getting ...
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A federal appeals court heard arguments Friday in a case with a reported possible link to the special counsel investigation, leading to absolute mayhem as reporters were blocked ...
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Border authorities say the father signed a form saying she wasn't sick. The form was in English and explained to him in Spanish, a language he apparently doesn't ...
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Butina pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy, and will delay sentencing while she cooperates with the government. View Entire Post › ...
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The overhaul will ease the process of reporting harassment claims on Capitol Hill, which came under scrutiny when the #MeToo movement reached Congress more than a year ago. ...
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The bill would reform mandatory minimums and “three strike” laws, and grant release to people serving exorbitant prison sentences for crack cocaine possession. View Entire Post › ...
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The California Democrat ensured she will have the votes to be the next speaker of the House, after securing the support of a small group of party holdouts. ...
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“I’m never gonna let this go.” View Entire Post › ...
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Staffers are asking that New York Media management voluntarily recognize an editorial union. View Entire Post › ...
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Legal weed is a painless way for state and local governments to raise major new tax revenues, and it comes as big cities desperately need the investment. View ...
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Murphy told BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM he doesn’t “have any plans to go to Iowa or New Hampshire.” View Entire Post › ...
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A spokesperson for the California billionaire confirmed the anonymous postings came from Steyer, who she said is still considering joining the 2020 primary. View Entire Post › ...
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The Justice Department heads back to the justices. View Entire Post › ...
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It’s hard to imagine how these hearings will result in anything more substantial than a few less-than-viral soundbites. View Entire Post › ...
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Ayanna Pressley offered donors a vision for the Democratic Party’s future and essentially asked them to get down or sit down. View Entire Post › ...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's office previously said it was okay with Flynn getting a sentence that didn't involve time behind bars. View Entire Post › ...
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“I am proud to shut down the government for border security, Chuck.” View Entire Post › ...
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Two cases that threatened to block federal funding to Planned Parenthood will not go before the Supreme Court after a majority of justices declined to take them up. ...
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The former Massachusetts governor is talking with potential candidates as he creates a new role for himself after deciding not to run for president. View Entire Post › ...
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Jessica Denson is going to court to challenge the award to the campaign, which came out of secret proceedings in arbitration. View Entire Post › ...
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O’Rourke, now making up his mind about whether or not to join the 2020 Democratic primary, is huddling with another key adviser in Obama’s orbit. View Entire Post ...
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Trump functions as his own boss, and his family still has a lot of influence in the White House, hampering a future chief of staff’s power. View Entire ...
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Whitaker's installation at the Justice Department has been painted as another Trump effort to influence investigations against him and his campaign. But it would not have been possible ...
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What happens when your only currency is Trump–Russia fame? View Entire Post › ...
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