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Energy Secretary Perry Says He Is Resigning by Year's End

Energy Secretary Perry Says He Is Resigning by Year's End

By Jill Colvin and Matthew Daly | Oct 18
Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will leave his job by the end of the year, saying that under President Donald Trump the nation is nearing energy independence.

About That Photo: Trump, Pelosi Clash Amid Impeachment

About That Photo: Trump, Pelosi Clash Amid Impeachment

By Laurie Kellman and Lisa Mascaro | Oct 18
President Donald Trump tweeted it as evidence of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's weakness. Pelosi raised it as a banner of strength.

Johnson Returns to London to Drum up Support for Brexit Deal

Johnson Returns to London to Drum up Support for Brexit Deal

By Jill Colvin and Kevin Freking | Oct 18
After winning the backing of European Union leaders for his new Brexit deal , Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in London Friday looking to secure enough support to get the deal through the fractious British Parliament.

Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats As 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats As 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

By Jill Colvin and Kevin Freking | Oct 18
President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as "crazy" and unpatriotic as they push forward with their investigations.

Can Pete Buttigieg, Cool and Cerebral, Second That Emotion?

Can Pete Buttigieg, Cool and Cerebral, Second That Emotion?

By Thomas Beaumont | Oct 18
Of the many ways the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is different from his better-known rivals, there is this: His ingrained emotional restraint in a show-all-tell-all era.

US Picks Trump Resort for G-7; Critics Call Choice 'Brazen'

US Picks Trump Resort for G-7; Critics Call Choice 'Brazen'

By Kevin Freking and Bernard Condon | Oct 18
President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality Thursday, sparking an outcry from critics.

White House: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part over Election Probe

White House: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part over Election Probe

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Oct 17
The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

Diplomat Says Politicization of Foreign Policy Disturbed Him

Diplomat Says Politicization of Foreign Policy Disturbed Him

By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, and Matt Lee | Oct 17
A former top State Department aide testified in the impeachment inquiry that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation.

Elizabeth Warren Trans Rights Activist Surrogate Called Out for Racist, Homophobic Tweets

Elizabeth Warren Trans Rights Activist Surrogate Called Out for Racist, Homophobic Tweets

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 17
Trans rights advocate Ashlee Marie Preston was showcased in an Elizabeth Warren campaign video recently, declaring herself "not afraid of the fight." Now she's got one with the mergence of racist and homophobic tweets from years ago.

Kansas Lawmaker Who Left GOP Running for Senate As Democrat

Kansas Lawmaker Who Left GOP Running for Senate As Democrat

By John Hanna | Oct 17
One of four Kansas legislators who made headlines last year by defecting from the Republican Party is running for the U.S. Senate as a "pragmatic" Democrat, entering a race in which some GOP leaders are worried about Kris Kobach's chances.

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