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Biden Faces Pressure From Left Over Influence Industry Ties

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WASHINGTON — It was one of the few issues on which President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. disagreed — how far...
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Democrats Investigating Why White House Ended Ban on Some Gun Silencer Sales

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WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats said Tuesday that they are investigating the Trump administration’s decision to lift a ban on firearm silencer sales to foreign private...
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Special Interests Mobilize to Get Piece of Next Virus Relief Package

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WASHINGTON — Airlines, hotels and restaurants. Military contractors and banks. Even Broadway actors. These are just a few of the special interests already maneuvering to...
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When Washington Helped Small Business, Washington Was Helped

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WASHINGTON — Car dealers and private schools, restaurants and doctors, hotels and contractors all got money from the program established to help small businesses survive...
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The Swamp Is Coming From Inside Trump’s Campaign

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WASHINGTON — The chief executive of the arms maker Raytheon, under pressure to overcome a congressional hold on major sales in the fall of 2018,...
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How College Sports Spurred Mississippi to Seriously Reconsider Its Flag

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It was just before 9 a.m. last Friday when Philip Gunn, the speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives, received a phone call from a...
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Move to Drop Flynn Charge Reverberates in Ex-Business Partner’s Case

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WASHINGTON — Lawyers for a former business partner of President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn who was acquitted on charges of illegal...