Political Corruption

Right and Left React to Trump’s Tax Cut Proposal
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Read about how the other side thinks: Writers from across the political spectrum discuss the president’s tax plan.

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Political Disruption Helps Fuel GOP's Woes
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As the Republican establishment suffers a series of blows, the only consolation for party leaders is that they aren’t alone, as political disruption runs rampant across Western democracies, Gerald F. Seib writes.

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Menendez prosecutors begin tying friend's campaign donations to senator's political favors
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An official at US Customs and Border Protection told jurors at Sen. Bob Menendez’s federal bribery trial Thursday that she received a “somewhat odd” request from the New Jersey Democrat’s staffer on January 11, 2013, asking the agency to hold off delivering cargo scanning equipment to the Dominican Republic.

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McConnell's Stature Bruised by Health Bill, Alabama Runoff
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s political clout and reputation as a master legislative strategist were put to the test this week, and the Kentucky Republican appeared to have failed on both fronts.

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Trump NFL comments come during health care push, N. Korea tensions
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The lead political stories Sunday were heavy on football, but President Trump’s comments on the NFL come during a trying time for the White House as it tries to implement policy change. CBS News chief Washington correspondent and anchor of “Face the Nation” John Dickerson reports.

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Facebook to turn over more than 3,000 Russian-linked political ads
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After months of stonewalling, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg agreed to turn over more than 3,000 Russian-linked political ads that ran during the 2016 election.

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First Read's Morning Clips: Analyzing the GOP Health Plan
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A roundup of the most important political news stories of the day

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