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Dem congressman arrested outside Trump Tower

- The Washington Times

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez was arrested Tuesday for protesting at Trump Tower in New York over the president’s decision to phase out the Obama-era deportation amnesty for Dreamers, the congressman’s office confirmed.

Camron Coleman, left, and Jordan Benoit move a damaged pew out of Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church on Pine Street in the north end of Beaumont, Texas, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)

Senators push for churches to get disaster relief grants

- The Washington Times

Four Republican senators introduced a bill Monday that would allow churches to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance program grants, putting the houses of worship on the same playing field as non-religious nonprofits.

News headlines scroll above the Fox News studios in the News Corporation headquarters building in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.  Fox contributor Rod Wheeler, who worked on the Seth Rich case, claims Fox News fabricated quotes implicating the murdered Democratic National Committee staffer in the Wikileaks scandal and that President Donald Trump pressured Fox to publish the story. He sued Fox for defamation on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Fox News moves to dismiss Rod Wheeler lawsuit

- The Washington Times

Fox News moved Tuesday to dismiss the controversial lawsuit by former private investigator Rod Wheeler, alleging that the claims in his suit were “overloaded with sensationalistic allegations.”

Hillary Clinton appears in Puerto Rico during a recent campaign event. (Associated Press photo)

Hillary mulls challenging legitimacy of 2016 election, cites Russian influence

- The Washington Times

Hillary Clinton on Monday would not rule out the possibility of challenging the results of the 2016 presidential election, saying it’s clear the Russians influenced the outcome and that the legitimacy of President Trump’s victory could be called into question as congressional and independent probes into Russian involvement move forward.

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Justices could avoid issuing verdict on Trump travel ban

- Associated Press

President Donald Trump's travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to make a major pronouncement on the president's power over immigration. But the case also could vanish into the legal ether, and that may be what a majority of the court is hoping for.

FILE - This combination of 2017 file photos shows U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, left, and Sen. Luther Strange. On Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, their campaigns confirmed the candidates in the race for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat will hold a debate on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP, Butch Dill, File)

Bentley weighed 'trickle-down effect' in appointing Strange

- Associated Press

When former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley appointed his state's then-attorney general Luther Strange to the U.S. Senate, after Strange's office had begun looking into a scandal that eventually led to the governor's resignation, Bentley apparently considered it a good thing that he would get to name a new attorney general, according to Bentley's archived notes obtained by The Associated Press.