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Donald Trump Is Still Obsessed With Hillary Clinton

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Oh FFS: Trump Pardons Sailor Who Invoked ‘Clinton Defense’ in Trial President Donald Trump pardoned a former Navy sailor who served a year in prison for taking sensitive pictures of the reactor inside a nuclear submarine, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Friday.…

Trump Spoke to a Russian Activist About Ending Sanctions—Just Weeks After Launching His Campaign

At FreedomFest in Las Vegas, July 2015John Locher/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. While researching the strange story of two Russian gun aficionados who cultivated Donald Trump’s presidential campaign via the National Rifle Association, we came across a little-noticed but noteworthy episode concerning Trump and US sanctions against Russia. Sanctions…

Chart of the Day: Net New Jobs in February

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The American economy gained 313,000 jobs last month. We need 90,000 new jobs just to keep up with population growth, which means that net job growth clocked in at 223,000 jobs. That’s a terrific number, and it was generated entirely by increased employment: 653,000 people…