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What You Need To Know About The Trump Administration’s Ties To Russia

New revelations from the U.S. intelligence community about potentially illegal communications between members of the Trump administration and Russian officials, which led to Michael Flynn resigning as national security advisor Monday, have increased calls for a wider investigation of Trump’s murky ties to Russia. Here’s what you need to know.

What’s Next For Hillary Clinton?

Despite her presidential loss, Hillary Clinton is making moves to secure her legacy and stay a relevant voice in American politics. Here are some of her future plans:
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The Jeffords Defection

Last week, U.S. Sen. James Jeffords of Vermont left the GOP to become an independent, handing control of the Senate to the Democrats. What do you think?
  • "Wow, this could shift the balance of power in the Senate. It has? I was right."

    Bud Manwaring Truck Driver
  • "It's rare when a senator does what he thinks is right. It's even rarer when the rest of the Senate notices."

    Angela Aldrete Piano Teacher
  • "Now that the Democrats are in control, know what that means? Ping-pong table in the rotunda! Ping-pong table in the rotunda!"

    Hal Uribe Cashier
  • "We can't have people changing parties all willy-nilly. This nation was founded on principles of non-willy-nillyness."

    Paul Dravecky Systems Analyst
  • "Why would anybody want to leave the Republican Party? It just doesn't make sense."

    Donna Thompson Homemaker
  • "A senator defected? Oh, no–now the Russians will learn all the secrets to how we make our government run so smoothly and efficiently."

    Larry Mitchell Banker
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