Politics - CBSNews.com 5 April 2018

EPA Associate Administrator Samantha Dravis resigns

Dravis plans to work in the private sector

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Mueller's Russia probe shows it pays to cooperate

For those charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, cooperation may be their best bet

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Trump scales back U.S. goals in Syria, against aides' advice

President Trump is pushing for U.S. troops to leave Syria in the near future against the advice of his top national security aides

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Michelle Obama addresses women's empowerment forum

The former first lady will address a forum devoted to empowering women to become leaders in their fields

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Tenn. may change its Constitution to say God only source of liberty

Tennessee's House passed the measure last year and it will go before a full Senate vote after clearing a judiciary committee this week

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Ohio pharmacists must say if cheaper drug available

Ohio pharmacists may not charge customers more for their prescription medication than it would cost if they paid without insurance

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Should Congress tame Facebook or accept its apology?

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress committees this month

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Dems target long-held Republican House seat

Eight Democrats are challenging for the long-held Republican House seat in Washington state's 8th District

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Retired Adm. Winnefeld on National Guard at border, U.S. troops in Syria

CBS News military and homeland security analyst Sandy Winnefeld, a retired Navy admiral and former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss President Trump signing a proclamation ordering National Guard troops to be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border and the inconsistency in statements from his administration regarding U.S. troops in Syria.

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Dems, GOP use immigration differently in midterms

Both the Democratic Party and Republican Party are using immigration as a midterm talking point

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Mark Zuckerberg says data firm accessed 87 million Facebook users' data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before three congressional committees next week about the company's handling of its users' information. The social media giant now says data firm Cambridge Analytica gained unauthorized access to information from up to 87 million people, far more than the 50 million previously reported. Nancy Cordes reports.

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Trump signs proclamation to send troops to U.S.-Mexico border

President Trump signed a proclamation ordering National Guard troops to be deployed to the Mexican border. He says a "drastic surge of illegal activity" left his administration "no choice but to act." But it's still unclear what exactly those troops will do along the border when they get there. Chip Reid reports.

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Trump sends National Guard to Mexican border

President says situation there "has now reached a point of crisis"

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Pig farmer "very concerned" about tariffs from China

Tensions are high in farm country after Beijing threatened $50 billion in import tariffs. That could hurt American pork farmers, since last year the U.S. exported more than $1 billion worth of pork to China. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds talks to one farmer about his concerns.

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