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President Trump is delivering a State of the Union address after a delay due to the government shutdown. Watch his speech live, followed by a Democratic response delivered by former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.

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The Senate is holding confirmation hearings this week for President Trump's pick to run the Justice Department. William Barr is the nominee to be the next Attorney General. Lawmakers are questioning his views on the Special Counsel's Russia investigation, whether a sitting president can be indicted, and other matters.

The hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET (8:30 CT). If video does not begin playing, please refresh the page.

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President Trump is addressing the nation about border security tonight, to begin around 9 p.m. ET (8 p.m. CT). The president is asking the television networks for 7-8 minutes of airtime, White House deputy chief of staff Bill Shine told NPR. Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer will give a joint response immediately following.

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Former President George H.W. Bush is being honored with funeral services at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. The 41st president will be eulogized by his son, former President George W. Bush, as well as a former U.S. senator and a former Canadian prime minister. Dozens of U.S. and world leaders are expected to attend the service.

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Here's the latest on Oklahoma's gubernatorial and Congressional races.

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Track the balance of power between the major parties in Congress as results come in for U.S. House and Senate races.

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Follow live coverage of the 2018 midterm elections, including results and analysis. Get caught up on the latest national news.

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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The Senate Judiciary Committee is voting on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. A full Senate vote on the nomination is expected as early as next week. Watch the proceeding live.

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After weeks of headlines dominated by White House actions on the international stage, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will face questions from lawmakers Wednesday afternoon about how the Trump administration is managing foreign policy.

Live streaming video will begin as the proceedings begin, at approximately 3:00 p.m. ET. Refresh this page if video doesn't play.

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hand at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
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President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for a summit today in in Helsinki, Finland. This is the first stand-alone summit between the two leaders, and comes just days after an American grand jury indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers on charges related to Russia's interference in the 2016 election. The two leaders are holding a news conference following their meetings.

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The president is revealing his choice to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Refresh this page to watch the announcement LIVE at 9:00 PM Eastern Time.

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President Trump is meeting with his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari, today at the White House. The two leaders are discussing security and economic issues. They're also holding a press conference featuring two questions from American news outlets and two questions from Nigerian media. Watch the event live.

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President Trump is hosting French President Emmanuel Macron for a state visit this week. The two leaders are holding a news conference ahead of Tuesday night's state dinner. Watch their remarks, scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m. ET.

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Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released their rebuttal to Republicans' memo about the Russia investigation and Justice Department surveillance practices. President Trump agreed to declassify and release the Republican document, which raises concerns about partisan influence in the FBI’s probe of Russian contacts with the 2016 Trump campaign. Democrats requested the release of their longer counter-memo and President Trump initially denied that request, sending it back for redactions.

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President Trump is speaking for the first time about the shooting at a high school in South Florida that left at least 17 people dead.

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A memo alleging that the FBI abused its surveillance authority became public on Friday after a push by House Republicans.

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A memo alleging that the FBI abused its surveillance authority became public on Friday after a push by House Republicans.

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Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy III, seen as a rising political star with a famous last name, will deliver the Democratic response to President Trump's State of the Union. In announcing their decision, Democratic leaders in Congress called Kennedy a "relentless fighter for working Americans." Kennedy is the grandson of the late Robert Kennedy, the former U.S. attorney general and New York senator who was assassinated in 1968. He is also the great nephew of both the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy and the late president John F. Kennedy.

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President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress tonight, scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. CT, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party.

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President Trump is holding a joint press conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the White House. The two leaders are taking reporters' questions. Their meeting touches on the topics of NATO defense, global security and trade. The meeting is taking place as President Trump is trying to work with Congress on issues of immigration and border security. The Western European relationship with Russia is also important to Norway, and new developments in the investigation of the Trump campaign’s Russia connections may also figure in the conversation.

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