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Trump, stung by midterms and nervous about Mueller, retreats from traditional presidential duties

President Trump, brooding over midterm losses and the Mueller probe, has cancelled a number of events that presidents normally attend, including a visit to Arlington National Cemetery. Behind the scenes, he has lashed out at aides, from low level press assistants to senior officials.

Could Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown win back Trump country — and the White House — for Democrats?

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, who cruised to a third term in a state where Democrats are flailing, may run for president. The unabashed progressive and steel-town native says Washington Democrats still don't get it. They need to focus on the dignity of work, he said in an interview.

CNN sues Trump over White House's suspension of Jim Acosta's press pass

The increasingly contentious fight between President Trump and CNN — and by extension the news media he has branded “the enemy of the people” — is headed to court. CNN is suing Trump and other administration officials over the decision to suspend the White House press pass of Jim Acosta.

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1968: How a tumultuous year still shapes our world

East L.A., 1968: ‘Walkout!’ The day high school students helped ignite the Chicano power movement

In March 1968, thousands of students walked out of four Los Angeles high schools. Most were of Mexican descent; they marched for better teachers, better facilities and college prep courses. The walkouts spread to include 22,000 students across L.A. and ignited a generation of Chicano activism.

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