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House Dem forces GOP to take recorded vote on Trump tax returns
The Hill
A House Democratic lawmaker attempted Monday to force a House floor vote on a resolution to request President Trump's tax returns, but the effort failed on a party line vote, 229-185, with two Republicans voting "present." The move was the latest in a ...
Trump budget faces GOP resistancePolitico
Trump to propose 10 percent spike in defense spending, major cuts to other agenciesWashington Post
Trump proposes defense spending boost, $54 billion in cuts to 'most federal agencies'CNN
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Los Angeles Times

A view from backstage: Big Oscars mistake overshadows months of planning and precision
Los Angeles Times
The mood backstage was high. Champagne had been poured and a long evening seemed destined for a suave and elegant ending. Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway glided through the wings and onto the stage to announce the Oscar for best picture.
'Moonlight,' 'La La Land' and What an Epic Oscars Fail Really SaysNew York Times
The minute-by-minute breakdown of the shocking 'Moonlight'/'La La Land' best picture mix-upWashington Post
Oscars flub engulfs PricewaterhouseCoopers in controversyUSA TODAY -Hollywood Reporter -CNN -Daily Beast
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SpaceX to Fly Passengers On Private Trip Around the Moon in 2018
SpaceX will fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon in 2018, the company's founder Elon Musk announced Monday (Feb. 27). The private spaceflight company will use its Falcon Heavy rocket to send the two paying passengers into space aboard ...
Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to fly two private citizens around the moon by late next yearWashington Post
SpaceX plans first flight of private, paying astronauts around the moonLos Angeles Times
SpaceX announces plans for moon mission in 2018CBS News
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Yemen SEAL Raid Has Yielded No Significant Intelligence: Officials
Last month's deadly commando raid in Yemen, which cost the lives of a U.S. Navy SEAL and a number of children, has so far yielded no significant intelligence, U.S. officials told NBC News. Although Pentagon officials have said the raid produced ...
Yemen SEAL raid yielded no significant intel: reportThe Hill
A look at the 3 Pentagon reviews into the SEAL raid in YemenABC News
3 probes of Yemen raid underway but perhaps not the one Navy SEAL's father wantsMiami Herald
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Bush Weighs In On Trump Presidency, Calling Press 'Indispensable To Democracy'
It started out a simple, human interest story featuring a former president and his post-White House hobby — painting watercolors of world leaders, and now, portraits of American soldiers, wounded during military service. But before it was over, that ...
George W. Bush: Free Press 'Indispensable to Democracy'
George W. Bush carefully weighs in on Trump's administration. Is he breaking tradition? (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Painting veterans George W. Bush's way to give back: 'I was just so honored to be their commander-in-chief'Dallas News (blog)
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CBS Local

More Bomb Threats Force Evacuations Of Jewish Centers Across US, Including NY & NJ
CBS Local
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Anonymous bomb threats on Monday sent fear through Jewish communities around the country, including in the Tri-State Area. As CBS2's Ali Bauman reported, 20 bomb threats were called in from community centers in 12 ...
Cuomo orders probe into bomb threats against Jewish centersNewsday
Fifth wave of bomb scares across South Florida, nation, rattle Jewish communityMiami Herald
Jewish centers open doors again after fifth recent wave of bomb threats (+video)Christian Science Monitor
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Vanity Fair

Is Donald Trump Losing His Juice?
Vanity Fair
This weekend, amazingly, the selection of Tom Perez as head of the Democratic National Committee and the chaos at the Academy Awards managed to push Donald Trump out of the headlines for 30 seconds. Perhaps this is part of a trend toward regular ...

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The Hill

Senate confirms Wilbur Ross as Commerce secretary
The Hill
Ross was widely expected to be approved Monday night, after he overcame a procedural hurdle earlier this month in a 66-31 vote that included the support of more than a dozen Democrats. But lawmakers appeared divided by his nomination ahead of ...
Wilbur Ross, a Billionaire Investor, Is Confirmed as Commerce SecretaryNew York Times
Wilbur Ross confirmed as Commerce secretaryFox News
Trump's Trade Czar Ross Easily Wins Senate ConfirmationU.S. News & World Report
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New York Times

Justice Dept. Drops a Key Objection to a Texas Voter ID Law
New York Times
Voters in line at a polling site on Super Tuesday in Austin last year. The Republican-led Texas Legislature passed one of the the strictest voter ID laws in the country in 2011. Credit Ilana Panich-Linsman for The New York Times. HOUSTON — The Justice ...
Justice Department changes its position in high-profile Texas voter-ID caseWashington Post
Department of Justice withdraws from part of voter ID lawsuit in TexasABC News
Lawyer: White House To No Longer Contest Texas' Voter ID LawCBS Local
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Washington Post

House Intelligence chairman says he hasn't found evidence of Trump team's ties to Russia
Washington Post
Congressional Republicans are divided over how aggressively to pursue the allegations that President Trump's associates had contact with Russia, with some lawmakers calling for a full-scale look at the former national security adviser's communication ...
GOP Intel chair Burr under fire over ties to TrumpPolitico
Heads of Intel panel diverge on Trump–Russia contactsThe Hill
White House, GOP Intel Committee Heads Push Back on Russia
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