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Political Editors / Apr. 27, 2018

Friday Top Headlines

Pompeo confirmed, House GOP on Russia, Facebook, Cosby guilty, JFK files, and more.

  • Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as 70th secretary of state — more votes than Rex Tillerson, but far fewer than Hillary Clinton or John Kerry (ABC News)

  • “Peace and prosperity”: Korean leaders plan declaration after rare summit (Reuters)

  • House Republicans accuse U.S. intelligence community of “significant … tradecraft failings” in report on Russian interference (The Washington Post)

  • Senate panel approves bill to protect special counsel (The Hill)

  • Recovered FBI agent texts include reaction to James Comey’s firing (CBS News)

  • Facebook said it ignored terms and conditions of app that collected user data on 87 million accounts (The Washington Times)

  • Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez admonished by Ethics panel, which says he broke the law (The Hill)

  • Feds could save billions by cutting duplicative programs (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Paul Ryan forces out House chaplain (New York Post)

  • Deputy union says it has “no confidence” in Broward Sheriff Scott Israel (Sun-Sentinel)

  • Bill Cosby guilty on all three counts of aggravated indecent assault (USA Today)

  • Trump keeps some JFK documents sealed until 2021 as Archives release final batch (The Dallas Morning News)

  • Global warming update: Likely coldest April since 1895 (Watts Up With That)

  • Humor: Liberals urge nation to respect minorities’ opinions until those opinions contradict them (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: How federal consumer agency puts your financial data at risk (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Sanders’ “jobs” program would undo our real economic progress (The Daily Signal)

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