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Deal's final stab at criminal justice overhaul takes aim at cash bail in Georgia   

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Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled the final phase of his criminal justice overhaul on Wednesday, outlining a plan that would give judges more leeway to forgo cash bail for poor defendants accused of low-level offenses.
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Trump's staff ghostwrites some of his tweets and inserts grammatical errors...

Trump's staff ghostwrites some of his tweets and inserts grammatical errors to make them seem authentic

West Wing staffers intentionally insert grammatical errors into messages they draft for the president's Twitter account, seeking to mimic his characteristic style, according to... Read more ...

Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As 'Too Inconvenient'

Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As 'Too Inconvenient'

The president is said to use a cellphone that lacks top security features and ignores advice to regularly swap his Twitter phone. Read more ...

The Georgia GOP Governor's Primary Focuses On Guns And Immigration

The Georgia GOP Governor's Primary Focuses On Guns And Immigration

And here's a look at other key races in Tuesday's voting in four states. Read more ...

The Trump administration is closing in on a deal to ease sanctions on...

The Trump administration is closing in on a deal to ease sanctions on Chinese tech giant ZTE

The Trump administration is reportedly nearing a new deal to ease sanctions on Chinese telecom giant ZTE. The deal would force ZTE to make major changes to its executive team... Read more ...

Paul Ryan's Speakership May End Early

Paul Ryan's Speakership May End Early

One thing is not in dispute: Paul Ryan will not be House speaker next year. In fact, he won't even be in Congress now that he's not running for re-election. But new reports are... Read more ...

Ex-Trump Adviser Calls President's Claims That Informant Spied On Campaign...

Ex-Trump Adviser Calls President's Claims That Informant Spied On Campaign 'Embarrassing'

Trump has asked the Justice Department to look into whether an FBI informant infiltrated his campaign for political purposes. Read more ...

Congress is set to pass the largest rollback of Wall Street regulations...

Congress is set to pass the largest rollback of Wall Street regulations since the financial crisis

The House will vote on a bill to roll back a number of Wall Street regulations. The bill will head to President Donald Trump if it is passed. The bill would lift regulations on... Read more ...

5 Years Later, The Onion Responds to Michael Cohen

5 Years Later, The Onion Responds to Michael Cohen

Back in 2013, Michael Cohen wrote an email to the Onion complaining about a satirical item written about his biggest client, Donald Trump. In the email, Cohen demanded an... Read more ...

Paul Ryan's authority in the House is dwindling as the Republican conference...

Paul Ryan's authority in the House is dwindling as the Republican conference fractures

Paul Ryan's tenure as speaker of the House could end sooner than he originally thought, with legislative failures mounting and the Republican conference continuing to... Read more ...

Automakers are rallying after China says it will reduce tariffs on US cars

Automakers are rallying after China says it will reduce tariffs on US cars

China said Tuesday it will lower the tax on imported vehicles to 15% from 25%. Automaker stocks were up as much as 2.6% on the news. American automakers are rallying after... Read more ...