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Trump’s Washington faces one last week of uproar in 2018

Trump’s Washington faces one last week of uproar in 2018

A frenzied year in Washington is going out with a roar as the political forces that combined to make the first half of President Donald Trump’s mandate so turbulent come to a head in a hugely consequential run-up to the holidays. Looming over everything is the new reality, fueled by weeks of court filings by…MORE

Comey blasts Trump over tweet about FBI raid of Michael Cohen’s office

Comey blasts Trump over tweet about FBI raid of Michael Cohen’s office

Former FBI Director James Comey slammed President Donald Trump for a tweet Sunday accusing the FBI of breaking into the office of his former attorney, Michael Cohen, earlier this year and called on Republicans to speak out in defense of the agency. “This is from the President of our country, lying about the lawful execution…MORE

Saudi Arabia rebukes US Senate resolution condemning Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia rebukes US Senate resolution condemning Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs rebuked a resolution passed by the United States Senate condemning Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia rejects the position expressed recently by the United States Senate, which was based upon unsubstantiated claims and allegations, and contained…MORE

Trump says he will review the case of soldier charged with murder

Trump says he will review the case of soldier charged with murder

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will review the case of Army Major Matt Golsteyn, a Special Forces soldier and Afghanistan veteran charged with pre-meditated murder. “At the request of many, I will be reviewing the case of a ‘U.S. Military hero,’ Major Matt Golsteyn, who is charged with murder. He could face…MORE

Iowa Poll: Republicans back the President, but welcome challengers

Iowa Poll: Republicans back the President, but welcome challengers

Two-thirds of Iowa’s Republican voters say they would definitely vote to re-elect Trump if the general election were held today, but nearly as many say the state’s party ought to welcome challengers to the President to Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses, according to a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll. The President’s strength among the state’s registered Republican…MORE

Cindy McCain may hold key to who gets husband’s Senate seat

Cindy McCain may hold key to who gets husband’s Senate seat

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters are talking about in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow’s headlines today. 1. Arizona Senate drama From CNN chief national correspondent John King: Establishment Republicans are nervous but still betting Arizona GOP Gov. Doug Ducey sets aside his reservations…MORE

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Dave Says: Home warranties?

Dave Says: Home warranties?

Dave Says: Home warranties? Dear Dave, Are home warranties a waste of money if someone has been following your plan and already has six months of expenses set aside in an emergency fund, plus home insurance? Andrea Dear Andrea, Home warranties are a waste of money even if you don’t have quite that much set aside…

Dave Says: Put retirement on hold temporarily?

Dave Says: Put retirement on hold temporarily?

Dave Says: Put retirement on hold temporarily? Dear Dave, Should I stop making contributions to my 401(k) account for a year in order to save up an emergency fund? Thanks to you, I’m 33 and debt-free. Blake Dear Blake, Congratulations on being debt-free at such a young age! I appreciate the credit, but the truth is…