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Trump to Order 800 Army Troops to Help Secure the Border With Mexico, Official Says

Trump to Order 800 Army Troops to Help Secure the Border With Mexico, Official Says

WASHINGTON — President Trump is preparing to order at least 800 United States Army troops to help secure the southern border, a Defense Department official said on Thursday, intensifying efforts to block immigrants from...

Ellison’s Troubles in Minnesota Create Unexpected Opening for His Opponent

Ellison’s Troubles in Minnesota Create Unexpected Opening for His Opponent

ST. PAUL — Doug Wardlow was a little-known former state representative 18 months ago when he announced what appeared to be a long-shot candidacy to be Minnesota’s next attorney general. It was a daunting...

Trump Criticizes the Media as Pipe Bombs Target Democrats and CNN

Trump Criticizes the Media as Pipe Bombs Target Democrats and CNN

President Trump on Thursday blamed the news media for the division and anger in the United States, as the authorities discovered more pipe bombs intended for the president’s political rivals. Mr. Trump had called...

A Black Senate Candidate Stumps in Mississippi, but His Party Holds Him Back

A Black Senate Candidate Stumps in Mississippi, but His Party Holds Him Back

INDIANOLA, Miss. — When Mike Espy, a young black lawyer from a prominent local family, first campaigned for Congress in this tidy Delta town 30 years ago, many white voters refused to shake his...

Senate and House Latest, Confronting Racism in Florida: 12 Days to Go

Senate and House Latest, Confronting Racism in Florida: 12 Days to Go

Welcome to The Tip Sheet, a daily political analysis of the 2018 elections, based on interviews with Republican and Democratic officials, pollsters, strategists and voters. Where things stand • Red-state Senate Democrats have found...

On Politics: Explosive Devices Sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN

On Politics: Explosive Devices Sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN

Good Thursday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today. ___ • Explosive devices were found Wednesday in mail sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN’s New...