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January 20, 2018

On this day in 2009 Barack Obama took the oath of office as the nation's first Black President,

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Today in Black History: Jane M. Bolin, the first Black woman to attend Yale Law School and the first to become a judge, was born in 1908 in Poughkeepsie, NY.

The New York Times


Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Re-election in November

Editorial: The Law Is Coming, Mr. Trump

F.B.I. Sought Files on Payoffs to Women Who Accused Trump

Warrants and Privilege: Legal Questions About the Raids

Cohen, ‘Ultimate Trump Loyalist,’ Is Now in F.B.I.’s Sights

Trump Wanted to Shut Down Russia Inquiry in December

Democrats in Red States Seek Edge by Defying the N.R.A.

Trump Signs Order to Require Recipients of Federal Aid Programs to Work

What if the Children’s Health Insurance Program Runs Out?


Police Release First Footage of Officers Shooting Man in Brooklyn

Scandal and Political Wrangling Preceded Departure of Housing Chairwoman

Justice Ginsburg Urges New Citizens to Make America Better

Man Convicted in Stabbing of 2 Children in Brooklyn Elevator

Patriots owner Robert Kraft visits Meek Mill at Chester prison

How the 12-year-old Northeast Philly boy ended up toting an assault-style rifle

Six women recall when they found out they were getting paid less than their male coworkers

The Detroit Free Press

Race for attorney general will dominate Democratic convention Sunday

Proposal: University sexual assault reports must go to governing boards

The Star-Ledger

How long should couple who abused 3 kids spend in prison? Judge decides today.

Phil Murphy hasn't sold fellow Democrats on his tax hikes

Phil Murphy makes move to combat Trump attacks on New Jersey

Here's Christie's frank advice to Trump on whether to fire Mueller

The Chicago Tribune

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election

Watchdog: Chicago Buildings Department lets most complaints linger, including some posing ‘serious threats to life’

CLARENCE PAGE: Will Trump’s Justice Department bury police reforms?

Paying a penalty for no health insurance? Not in 13 Illinois counties.

The Washington Post

Ryan won’t seek reelection, adding more uncertainty about whether GOP can maintain control of the House

Dana Boente, ex-Justice official now at FBI, was interviewed by Mueller and turned over notes

Zuckerberg heads into his second day of grilling by Congress. Here’s what to expect.

Parker: We’ve seen this movie before. It ended with impeachment.

Senate Republicans express concerns about Trump’s pick to lead Veterans Affairs

Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp: Trump ‘asked me to switch parties’

President’s executive order strengthens work requirements for neediest Americans

EPA documents question justification for Pruitt’s 24/7 security detail, first-class travel

Police impersonator handcuffs real officer at Whole Foods in Foggy Bottom, authorities say

Justice Dept. to halt legal-advice program for immigrants in detention

Rockville becomes first city in Maryland to adopt mail-in voting system

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County wants to help build guest houses in backyards — for homeless people

Protesters fight against homeless moving to Irvine: 'We will decide who comes into the city'

How single-payer healthcare has divided Democrats in California's race for governor

Police Commission clears LAPD officers who fatally shot a man who had a toy gun

School board approves a new formula for funding high-need schools

USA Today

Marines suspend general who called allegations of sexual harassment 'fake news'

Bank of America halting business with makers of military-style guns for civilian use

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