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Newly emboldened, Andrew Yang takes jabs at some of his 2020 Democratic rivals

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 19:12
Andrew Yang is taking aim at some of his competitors for the Democratic presidential nomination. In a short interview with Fox News on Friday after speaking at the Des Moines Register’s ‘soapbox’ at the Iowa State Fair – a tradition for White House hopefu

FBI tells lawmakers it can't access phone of Dayton gunman

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 19:49
Top FBI officials informed congressional lawmakers this week that they have been unable to access the smartphone of the suspected gunman in the Dayton, Ohio, mass shooting, two sources told The Hill....

Jon Huntsman resigns as ambassador to Russia

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 17:58
Jon Huntsman, the Trump administration’s ambassador to Russia, resigned Tuesday amid chatter he may return home to run again for governor of Utah, Fox News has confirmed.

Dean at center of campus racial controversy resigns

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 17:58
He will remain at the university as a faculty member.

Trump vows to help farmers as China halts U.S. agricultural purchases

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 17:57
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to protect American farmers against China by signaling to provide further aid if needed, a day after Chinese firms stopped agricultural purchases and Beijing threatened more tariffs on U.S. farm products.

Biden says he's coming for assault weapons, as 2020 Dems urge new ban in wake of shootings

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 17:57
The horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton that left 31 people dead and dozens more injured have thrust the issue of gun violence into the center of the 2020 presidential campaign -- with calls growing louder in the Democratic field for the return

Court revives Sarah Palin defamation case vs NY Times over editorial on shootings

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 17:57
A federal appeals court revived former U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against the New York Times, over an editorial that she said maliciously linked her to the 2011 mass shooting that seriously wounded Representative Gab

Hickenlooper hasn't 'ruled out' possible Senate bid

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 17:57
Former Colorado Gov. John Hicknelooper (D) said he may still consider running for Senate in 2020 if his standing in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary doesn't improve.

McConnell campaign accuses AOC of ‘trying to dox some underage kids’ after cardboard cutout photo

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 17:57
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign on Tuesday accused New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of encouraging threats against the senator and "trying to dox some underage kids" after she blasted a group of boys wearing McConnell ca

Five things to watch as Biden, Harris, Booker take stage

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 18:36
DETROIT - The second Democratic debate in Detroit will take place Wednesday night.It could pack more of a punch than Tuesday's clash, in part because it will pit the frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden, ag...

Trump urges Fed to make large rate cut as policymakers meet

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:43
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on the U.S. Federal Reserve to make a large interest rate cut, saying he was disappointed in the U.S. central bank and that it had put him at a disadvantage by not acting sooner.

Trump says he is the 'least racist person anywhere in the world'

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:42
President Trump on Tuesday said he has no regrets over his attacks on House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and the city of Baltimore, which have renewed accusations of racism aga...

Hundreds of LA police officers' info exposed in data breach

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:41
City officials announced that personal information about Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers was leaked in a recent data breach.Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city discovered the breach on July 25 and is in...

Trump says Washington Post should apologize to McConnell over 'Russian asset' column

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:41
President Trump on Tuesday said The Washington Post should apologize to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) after it published an opinion piece titled "Mitch McConnell is a Russian asset" that criticized the se...

Rand Paul says he would help pay for ticket to send Omar to Somalia

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:39
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) offered to help purchase plane tickets for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) to visit Somalia, saying it might make her "appreciate America more." Paul, in an ...

We went inside Border Patrol boot camp and found out why the agency may not be prepared to work in detention centers or take care of children

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:38

Collins is first GOP senator to back bill requiring campaigns report foreign assistance offers to FBI

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:38
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) is signing onto a bill to require campaigns to report foreign assistance offers to the FBI, giving the legislation its first GOP supporter."Today I'm pleased to add [Collins] as a spons...

CNN debates could reshape the Democratic White House race

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:37
CNN's Democratic debates could significantly reshape the battle for the party's nomination and will, for the first time, test how its hopefuls handle Donald Trump's ugly campaign strategy rooted in direct racism.

In Virginia, 80 percent of the highest-paid public employees are in higher education

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:35
The list includes six-figure salaries for deans, directors and vice presidents.

Mark Meadows stays neutral in Trump, Cummings feud: 'neither man is a racist'

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:33
Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., refused to take sides in the ongoing feud between President Trump and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-M.D., Monday, concluding that “neither man is a racist.”