Greg Gianforte wins U.S. House race day after allegedly “body-slamming” reporter

Republican multimillionaire Greg Gianforte won Montana's only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter by the neck and threw him to the ground.


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Greg Gianforte is lucky: Reporters once carried daggers to deal with unruly politicians

The alleged body-slamming of a reporter by Montana House candidate Greg Gianforte seems like a reasonable moment to contemplate the very long history of congressmen behaving badly toward one another and members of the media - arming themselves for floor debates, beating the tar out of one another and even imprisoning reporters.


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Press advocates see Trump’s words behind physical attacks on journalists

While it sounds like the alleged assault on Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs by Montana congressional candidate Greg Gianforte on Wednesday, the episode in question actually occurred three weeks ago in Alaska, part of what may be a rising trend of physical violence against journalists.


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Court deals another blow to president’s travel ban

A federal appeals court on Thursday left in place the freeze on President Donald Trump's revised entry ban, handing the administration another legal setback in its efforts to block the issuance of new visas to citizens of six Muslim-majority countries.


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Analysis: The investigation of Jared Kushner fits a very troubling pattern

Jared Kushner has just been revealed as the senior White House adviser who is under investigation in the Russia probe - which is news that comes as little surprise. Indeed, when The Washington Post reported last week that a then-unnamed top Donald Trump adviser was a focus, many quickly assumed it was Kushner.


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Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and related matters, according to people familiar with the investigation.


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Hickenlooper-appointed LGBT advocate still on civil rights commission despite Colorado GOP lawmakers’ vote to block her

A Gov. John Hickenlooper-appointed LGBT advocate is still on the Colorado Civil Rights Commission despite being voted down by Republican state senators earlier this month, raising questions from the GOP about the decision's legality.


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Federal appeals court largely maintains freeze of Trump’s travel ban

A federal appeals court on Thursday largely left in place the freeze on President Donald Trump's revised entry ban, handing the administration another legal blow in its efforts to block the issuance of new visas to citizens of six Muslim majority countries.


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Five Colorado governors lament extreme polarization of state, U.S. politics that threatens “strength of our institutions”

Five Colorado governors agreed at a forum Thursday that the fabric of democracy in Colorado and the U.S. is being threatened by polarizing rhetoric that -- as one put it -- has left society "very close to losing the strength of our institutions."


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Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders

isiting a city he once called a "hellhole" to meet with the leaders of an alliance he threatened to abandon, President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe on Thursday to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.


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