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The Presidents club is turning on its newest member.

Obama calls on Americans to reject 'politics of fear'
Former President Barack Obama returned the campaign trail Thursday with a warning about the current state of politics in America.

Obama's back. Will Democrats listen?
Former President Barack Obama's nine-month break from politics is officially over. And he's not happy with what he sees.

Obama revives campaign slogan in passionate address
Former President Barack Obama said American politics today seem "so angry, and so nasty" at a rally in Virginia.

Hear Bush's remarks
Former President George W. Bush delivers a speech on divisiveness in US politics.

Senate OKs budget bill, kick-starting GOP tax reform effort
The Senate voted Thursday to pass a budget resolution for next year that is mostly significant because it could make it easier for Republicans to pass major tax cuts, a top GOP priority.<div class="feedflare">

CIA quickly clarifies director's statement that Russia did not affect election
CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the US intelligence community determined that Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election did not affect its outcome -- a statement that was quickly clarified by his own agency.

Trump again calls congresswoman's account of Gold Star call a 'total lie'
President Donald Trump on Thursday once again refuted a congresswoman's account of his call with the grieving wife of a slain US service member, deeming it a "total lie" hours after his own chief of staff seemed to bolster a key piece of her story.

Kelly 'stunned' by lawmaker's account of Trump's condolence call
White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday he advised President Donald Trump on what to say before he called the families of the four fallen soldiers who died during an ambush in Niger.

Analysis: Kelly cleans up after Trump
From the second that White House chief of staff John Kelly appeared in the White House press briefing room on Thursday afternoon, you could tell something big was about to happen.

Hear Trump's call to Gold Star widow
Natasha De Alencar, the widow of Army Staff Sgt Mark De Alencar, released video of her conversation with President Trump.

Sanders bows out of speech after backlash
Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Thursday he will visit Puerto Rico in wake of Hurricane Maria, bowing out of his previously scheduled speaking gig at the Women's Convention next week.

82 kids are rescued in sex-trafficking crackdown
Two sisters, one 5 years old and the other 3 months old, were rescued in Denver by undercover agents during this year's FBI-led sting operation against sex traffickers, officials said.

US company close to restarting MH370 hunt
A US marine exploration company has agreed to restart the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, according to the Australian transport minister.

Judge rejects motion to clear Arpaio's conviction
A federal judge on Thursday rejected Joe Arpaio's request to erase a criminal contempt conviction from his record, saying a presidential pardon of the former sheriff didn't change the facts of the case.

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