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The Note: Forces even bigger than a disruptive president

The TAKE with Rick Klein This week seemed to do its best to overload Washington’s circuits. H.R. McMaster and John Dowd are out, while John Bolton and Joe diGenova go from defending President Donald Trump on television to working for him. Nice words for Vladimir Putin, and not-nice words for Robert Read more

AP News Guide: Facebook's widening crisis over user data

Facebook is facing the most serious crisis in its 14-year history as it deals with fallout from a major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump campaign. Here's a look at the scandal and what it means. WHAT'S GOING ON? The U.K.-based data-mining firm Cambridge Read more

Highlights of massive spending bill nearing congressional OK

The $1.3 trillion spending bill the House approved Thursday is so big that lawmakers are using it as a prop. A foot tall and 2,232 pages long, the legislation keeping the government running through September has plenty for many members of Congress to like and for others to detest. No. 2 House Read more