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Shooting survivors on potential collision course…

Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement and have been critical of President Donald Trump, whose election was strongly supported by the National Rifle Association

What Trump thinks about his predecessors

President Trump talks about former presidents a lot. Sometimes he compliments them. Sometimes he uses their legacy to make a point.

Rick Gates Reportedly Plans To Plead Guilty…

The Los Angeles Times reports the former Trump campaign aide will plead guilty to fraud-related charges "within the next few days."

John Kasich Says He Doesn't Think Congress Will…

Ohio Gov. John Kasich told CNN's "State of the Union" that he doesn't think Congress will do much of anything to change the federal gun policy.

Maldives president seeks extension to state of emergency

The president of the Maldives has asked Parliament to extend a state of emergency by two weeks as political turmoil continues in the country

Case against activists threatens Kuwait's…

Case against dozens over 2011 parliament storming renews threat to Kuwait's unique political openness, a Gulf rarity

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Big K.R.I.T. opens up about the price of fame

Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. tells CNN's #GetPolitical about the inspiration behind his double album, "4eva is a Mighty Long Time."

Trump Links Russia Probe To Florida School…

He suggested a failure by the FBI to investigate a tip is due to its efforts investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Other Candidates May Have Been Helped By Russian…

An indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller shows Russian agents supported Bernie Sanders and eventually Jill Stein, as well as Donald Trump.

Turkey warns it may hit Syrian troops in Kurdish…

Turkey threatens to hit back at Syrian pro-government troops if they deploy to northern, Kurdish enclave

Trump Goes After Oprah on Twitter

President Trump used to know Oprah Winfrey "quite well," he tweeted late Sunday night, but he didn't exactly have warm words for his former acquaintance. Politico reports the tweet came after Winfrey appeared on 60 Minutes , which reprised a panel discussion it had last fall with 14 residents of Grand...

Trump praised Oprah as potential candidate in 1999

In a 1999 interview with CNN, Donald Trump called Oprah Winfrey a "great woman" and said she would be his first choice for a running mate.

What A Trump Appointment Could Mean For This Anti…

Currently, the Office on Violence Against Women has a stand-in director but not a president-appointed one.

The Run-Up To Mitt Romney's Senate Bid Has Been…

And some of it has to do with President Donald Trump.

Trump stays quiet on shooting victims, fumes over…

President Donald Trump spent the weekend fuming over the Russia investigation, staying largely silent about the nearby Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate

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Kremlin dismisses US election indictment as…

The Kremlin has dismissed a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election as lacking evidence

Carpenter: America 'less safe' if no gun fix

On State of the Union, our panel of Bakari Sellers, Jennifer Granholm, Amanda Carpenter and Andre Bauer discuss gun control in the wake of the Parkland, FL shooting.

Why Is Mitt Romney Running For The US Senate In…

The former governor of Massachusetts actually has some deep ties to Utah.

Trump Is Reportedly Pushing For Sales Tax On…

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Trump "feels strongly" about applying sales tax to online purchases.

High court asked to iron out polling place…

A Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political hats, T-shirts, buttons and other apparel to the polls is about to get a look from the Supreme Court

In Italy's poorer south, populist party woos…

In Italy's poorer south, angry voters, tired of broken political promises, are weighing what populists can do for them.

GOP donor: No money if no action on guns

Major Republican donor Al Hoffman Jr. tells CNN's Ana Cabrera that he will withhold money to candidates that do not support a ban on assault weapons.

Mitt Romney Is Running For The US Senate In Utah

Romney announced his campaign in a video posted online Friday.

Betsy DeVos Says States Have The 'Option' To Arm…

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said states "clearly have the opportunity and the option" to arm teachers in order to protect students.

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Report: Former Trump Aide Plans to Plead Guilty

A former Trump campaign aide has decided 18 months in prison for fraud-related charges is the best deal he's going to get from Robert Mueller's team, insiders tell the Los Angeles Times . The sources say that in return for leniency, Rick Gates plans to change his plea to guilty and...

Catalan politicians in Spanish court in secession…

Two prominent Catalan politicians are testifying before a Supreme Court judge for their roles in holding a banned independence referendum and making an illegal declaration of independence based on its results

LA Times: Ex-Trump aide to plead guilty

The Los Angeles Times reports that former Donald Trump aide Rick Gates has agreed to plead guilty in the Mueller probe and testify against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. CNN's Sara Murray has more.