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White House to restore Acosta’s pass, with a warning

Report: Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work

In threat to Pelosi, 16 Dems say they’ll back new leadership

Trump sets off storm by criticizing retired Navy admiral

Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

Trump waffles on pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly

AP FACT CHECK: Trump boasts anew that he saw al-Qaida coming

Trump, first lady accept official White House Christmas tree

Freshman Dems face thorny first vote: Yes or no on Pelosi

Trump critic Hurd keeps Texas US House seat for Republicans

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