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Politicians react to Florida high school shooting

(WASHINGTON) -- At least 20 people were injured in a shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials.

Politicians reacted on Twitter as details about the shooting were still unclear.

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Trump says he is 'totally opposed to domestic violence'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump explicitly stated his opposition to domestic violence today in the Oval Office, more than a week after a scandal erupted surrounding one of his former close aide's history of alleged spousal abuse.

"I... Read More

Retired judge regrets sentencing teen to 241 years in prison, calls on Supreme Court to hear case

(NEW YORK) -- A former judge says she regrets giving a 241-year sentence to a teen who committed two armed robberies. Evelyn Baker, a retired Missouri circuit-court judge, wrote an op-ed published in The Washington Post Tuesday saying she wants the U... Read More

VA secretary improperly accepted Wimbledon tickets during $122,334 European work trip: Report

(WASHINGTON) -- Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted a gift of Wimbledon tickets during a work trip to Europe last summer in which he spent the majority of the time sightseeing, according to a blistering new report released by... Read More

House committee launches investigation into Rob Porter's security clearance after domestic violence allegations

(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee sent letters to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and FBI Director Christopher Wray Wednesday morning seeking information about former White House staff secretary... Read More

Meet Michael Cohen, Trump's longtime lawyer who paid Stormy Daniels

(WASHINGTON) -- Michael Cohen is undeniably devoted to Donald Trump.

The Manhattan-based lawyer has worked for the president for years, well before the 2016 campaign and election. Among his apparent shows of loyalty? Cohen recently said he... Read More

Report: State, local election infrastructure vulnerable to attacks ahead of midterm elections

(WASHINGTON) -- State and local election systems remain vulnerable to outside attacks ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, House Democrats warned in a new report obtained by ABC News.

The final report issued by the Congressional Task F... Read More

Report: Veterans Affairs secretary improperly accepted Wimbledon tickets

(WASHINGTON) -- Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted a gift of Wimbledon tickets during a work trip to Europe last summer in which he spent the majority of the time sightseeing, according to a report released by the Department... Read More

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen admits paying porn actress Stormy Daniels

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has acknowledged using his private funds shortly before the 2016 election to pay $130,000 to a porn actress who had once claimed to have had an affair with Trump.
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Melania Trump will spend Valentine's Day visiting children in hospital

(WASHINGTON) -- Melania Trump will channel her inner Cupid on Wednesday and spend Valentine's Day with children at a hospital in Maryland.

The first lady will travel to the National Institutes of Health's Children's Inn, a private, nonprof... Read More

Intel chiefs warn Congress Russia intent on interfering with 2018 midterms

(WASHINGTON) -- The head of U.S. intelligence told Congress Tuesday that Russia, just as it did in the 2016 presidential election, is determined to meddle in the 2018 midterms in order “to undermine democracy, sew discord and undermine our valu... Read More

When your parents donate to your political opponent

(MILWAUKEE) -- One way for your parents to show they disapprove of your political aspirations is to donate - to your opponent.

That's exactly what the parents of Wisconsin GOP Senate hopeful Kevin Nicholson did, maxing out donations to his... Read More

FBI director gives new details that contradict White House timeline of Rob Porter's departure

(WASHINGTON) -- FBI Director Chris Wray offered new details on Tuesday that directly contradict the White House’s account of the timeline leading to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter’s departure following allegations of domest... Read More

USDA proposes replacing food stamps with delivery service, increase work requirements

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is proposing a drastic change to how millions of people in the U.S. receive food stamps by replacing cards with an equivalent cash value with a "Blue Apron-type" delivery box of food purchased by the governmen... Read More