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It's time for new voices in election coverage. Now there's a new way to experience the US election night: Twitter and BuzzFeed News have reached across the aisle to bring you "We Did It, America!", thoroughly unconventional election coverage...
Late last week, thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee were released by WikiLeaks, the contents of which have caused plenty of controversy at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week. The FBI is investigating and Russia...
Aeleaguered Donald Trump sought to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. presidential election on Saturday, pressing unsubstantiated claims the contest is rigged against him, vowing anew to jail Hillary Clinton if he's elected and throwing in a wild, baseless...
President Trump signed three presidential directives, including withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 13-nation trade deal signed by the Obama administration. including China, that was signed last year by President Obama after seven years of negotiation. But the Senate had...
A man wearing a suicide vest killed two U.S. service members and two U.S. contractors inside the largest NATO military base in Afghanistan early Saturday, the Pentagon said. Another 16 U.S. service members and one Polish soldier were injured in...
President Donald Trump signed legislation Tuesday adding human exploration of Mars to NASA's mission. Flanked at an Oval Office bill-signing ceremony by astronauts and lawmakers, Trump observed that being an astronaut is a "pretty tough job." He said he wasn't...
President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday announced his senior communications team, naming Sean Spicer, chief strategist for the Republican National Committee, as his first White House press secretary. Trump's selection of Spicer, which was widely expected, came amid several other key...
President Trump’s budget proposal this week would shake the federal government to its core if enacted, culling back numerous programs and expediting a historic contraction of the federal workforce. This would be the first time the government has executed cuts...
The presidential primary process is over. Voters in the District of Columbia will be the last to sound off, as Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton face off one last time in the battle...
At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office. The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on...

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