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The stakes are high for Iowa Democrats in the midterms this year. It's been a while since there's been a major win for the party in the swing state. And Tuesday could be one of the first steps. That's when Democratic voters will select a candidate to run against Iowa's Republican Governor, Kim Reynolds.

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President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani tells ABC's "This Week" that the president has the power to pardon himself.

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RUDY GIULIANI: He probably does. He has no intention of pardoning himself.

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OK, Rachel. Here's a question. Can you spell koinonia?

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Definitely not. I do not even know what that word means.

GREENE: OK. I didn't, either. Fourteen-year-old Karthik Nemmani was wondering, as well.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo emerged from meetings in New York yesterday with a top North Korean official, sounding optimistic about the North's intentions.

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In Kansas Election It's Estes Vs. Estes

Jun 1, 2018

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Around the world, the flurry of diplomatic efforts to salvage the June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dominated headlines. But there's one place where it hasn't: North Korea itself.

A North Korean envoy, Kim Yong Chol, met this week with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York, but North Koreans are seeing none of that in their regular 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. national broadcasts.

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A Tale Of 2 Proposals

May 31, 2018

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The EU Steels For Tariffs

May 31, 2018

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Alberto Gonzales On Trump And Sessions

May 31, 2018

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