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What to Watch in Montana’s Special Election

Within hours, newspapers in Missoula, Billings and Helena had rescinded their endorsements of Mr. Gianforte, House Democrats released a digital ad featuring the audio recording, and Republicans were in a state of paralysis about what to do with a candidate who suddenly had a court date next month. Continue reading …

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Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

The agency’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, which has helped nudge down the cost of solar power, faces a 69 percent cut. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, a program that funds research into long-shot energy technologies, like algae biofuels or advanced batteries, would face elimination. And, despite Mr. …

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Lieberman Withdraws From Consideration as F.B.I. Director

Photo Joseph I. Lieberman, the former Democratic senator and vice-presidential nominee, at the White House last week. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Former Senator Joseph I. Lieberman of Connecticut, once President Trump’s preferred candidate for F.B.I. director, has withdrawn his name from consideration, citing his law firm’s …

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Trump Appears to Push Aside the Leader of Montenegro

Pity tiny Montenegro. The Balkan state is in the process of formally joining NATO, but membership, it seems, does not earn it a spot at the front of the line. Video footage of world leaders at a NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday shows President Trump appearing to push his …

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