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In 'combustible' testimony, Cassidy Hutchinson, surprise Jan. 6 witness, quietly drops bombshells
Former aide delivers riveting testimony about the Jan. 6 Capitol assault and alleged role in it by former president Donald Trump and top White House.
OnPolitics: Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testifies to Jan. 6 panel
Hutchinson, who served as a senior aide to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, said Trump refused to ask rioters to stand down on Jan. 6.       
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Trump allies Rudy Giuliani and Mark Meadows sought pardons after Jan. 6 attack, testimony reveals
In bombshell testimony, former top aide to Mark Meadows, Cassidy Hutchinson, revealed both Meadows and Giuliani sought pardons related to Jan. 6.       
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Jan. 6 takeaways: An angry Trump pushed to go to Capitol, counsel warned of 'every crime imaginable'
Cassidy Hutchinson gave riveting testimony of Trump's rage and push to go to the Capitol after he whipped his supporters into a frenzy Jan. 6, 2021.       
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Live primary updates: New York Governor's race, incumbent fights in Illinois, races in Colorado, more
Voters in New York, Colorado, Illinois, Utah and Oklahoma will cast ballors in primary elections on Tuesday, including the NY gubernatorial race.       
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Trump's rage over election led to dish-throwing, assaulting Secret Service agent, aide says
Trump's rage was on full display Tuesday in extraordinary detail at a special-called hearing featuring testimony from Cassidy Hutchinson.       
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Former White House aide testifies Trump tried to grab steering wheel from Secret Service
Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified that the former President tried to take the steering wheel from Secret Service on January 6.       
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Miss Day 6 of the Jan. 6 hearing? Trump knew mob was armed and dangerous, bombshell witness says
Cassidy Hutchinson portrayed Trump as so unhinged in his final days in office that he lunged at a Secret Service agent and smashed dishes.       
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What are 'mags,' and why did ex-Meadows aide bring them up at the Jan. 6 hearings?
Ex-White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified that Trump wanted his staff to get       
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New York, California governors react to Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade
State and local leaders took action to safeguard abortion rights in wake of Supreme Court's decision that overturned Roe v. Wade.       
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'I was disgusted': Cassidy Hutchinson reacts to Trump tweet attacking Mike Pence on Jan. 6
Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson called former President Donald Trump's tweet attacking Mike Pence "unpatriotic" on Jan. 6.       
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Sec. Becerra says administration 'will leave no stone unturned' to protect abortion rights
Secretary Becerra laid out the Biden administration's plan to assist women after Supreme Court's decision overturned Roe v Wade.       
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Former White House staffer says Trump wanted weapons detectors removed from Jan. 6 rally
During Trump's rally held on Jan. 6, Cassidy Hutchinson says she overheard Trump tell staff that he didn't care whether people had weapons.       
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Former Nebraska Rep. Jeff Fortenberry avoids prison time after lying to feds in campaign finance inquiry
Former Republican Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry faced 15 years in prison for lying to feds.       
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Pentagon report: Military has performed 91 abortions at its facilities since 2016
There were 91 abortions performed at military treatment facilities from 2016 through 2021, according to newly released documents.      
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'The border is closed': White House defends policies after deaths of at least 46 migrants in Texas
The White House said it is "closely monitoring" the tragedy in Texas as it condemned the actions of human smuggling networks.
Court finds indictments against ex-governor, 8 others in Flint water scandal invalid
The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that a judge had no authority to issue indictments in the Flint water scandal.
Cassidy Hutchinson to testify at Jan. 6 hearing. Who is the former aide to Mark Meadows?
As an aide to Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows, she had a key vantage point and has already dished to the committee about her former boss.
Jan. 6 live updates: Cassidy Hutchinson, ex-White House aide, to testify about strategy sessions to overturn 2020 election
Meadows' assistant has been a key witness in taped statements about lawmakers meeting with Trump about how to challenge 2020 election results.
'This is not over': Harris warns Supreme Court may target gay marriage, contraception next
VP Kamala Harris said Justice Clarence Thomas "said the quiet part out loud" when he opined that SCOTUS should reconsider other protected rights.
July 4th at the White House is an annual tradition. Here's how it started.
Fourth of July festivities at the White House have celebrated patriotism, America's servicemembers and first responders, and more.
How to watch Day 6 of the Jan 6. hearings: TV schedule, livestream
The Jan. 6 committee has shared few details about today's hearing. Unlike previous hearings, witnesses have not been named. How to watch on TV, online
Indicted and rebuked, Colorado secretary of state candidate pushes Trump's false election fraud claims
Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters continues to outraise her GOP rivals in secretary of state primary despite indictment on election fraud felony charges.
Jan. 6 hearing Tuesday will reveal 'recently obtained' evidence. Here's what we know.
The committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol announced it will present "recently obtained evidence" and hear witnesses Tuesday.
'Rig the system': GOP candidates for secretary of state run on Trump's election denial platform.
Trump's secretary picks won in Ohio and lost in Georgia; his Michigan hopeful is expected to be the Republican nominee. The Arizona race is Aug. 2.      
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Roe v. Wade overturned: What protests for abortion rights, anti-abortion looked like in 1970s
Decades before the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, Americans demonstrated for and against the Constitutional right to an abortion.       
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'This is not over': VP Harris warns Supreme Court could target gay marriage, contraception next
VP Kamala Harris said Justice Clarence Thomas "said the quiet part out loud" when he opined that SCOTUS should reconsider other protected rights.       
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OnPolitics: G-7 leaders address Ukraine crisis, gas and food prices
At the G-7 summit in Germany, Pres. Biden and other world leaders looking for solutions to Ukraine's conflict with Russia and the surrounding fallout.       
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Supreme Court sides with football coach who prayed after games. Here's a breakdown of the decision.
The case centered on former coach Joe Kennedy's prayers on the 50-yard line after high school football games and questions about religious freedom.       
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Who is Rodney Davis? An Illinois Republican facing off against the Trump factor
Who is Rodney Davis? The five-term establishment Republican in Illinois is facing off against a far-right candidate backed by Trump.       
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