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Janet Hook

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Correspondent covering national politics for the Wall Street Journal; former Congressional correspondent for the Los Angeles Times

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This week has been so bad for Donald Trump that today, when Hillary Clinton made public  last year's $10 million income , it caused hardly a ripple.

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This week has been so bad for Donald Trump that today, when Hillary Clinton made public last year's $10 million income , it caused hardly a ripple.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee today about the threat from ISIL, or ISIS.

War Fever: The Temperature Is Rising...

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The  bipartisan budget agreement  released yesterday on Capitol Hill has been attacked by conservative groups, including  Heritage Action , the  Club for Growth  and  Americans for…

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