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Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 12:02 PM EST

GOP Seeks Last-Ditch Laws in States Where Its Power Slipped

GOP Seeks Last-Ditch Laws in States Where Its Power Slipped

With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and advance their own conservative...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 05:09 AM EST

Dems Gear Up for More Digital Spending in 2020

Dems Gear Up for More Digital Spending in 2020

One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential contenders in 2020. "Yo...

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Trump Sees Wildfire Areas, Consoles Those Harmed by Shooting

Trump Sees Wildfire Areas, Consoles Those Harmed by Shooting

President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all but destroyed by deadly wildfires...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 03:46 PM EST

US Intel Says Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing

US Intel Says Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said. The Saudi government has denied the claim. The...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 05:20 PM EST

Trump Says He Should Have Gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

Trump Says He Should Have Gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

President Donald Trump says he should have visited Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Veterans Day — a traditional presidential act. Trump, who rarely admits a faux pas, told "Fox News Sunday" that "in...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 04:44 PM EST

House Panel Sanctions Lawmakers Over Harassment Allegations

House Panel Sanctions Lawmakers Over Harassment Allegations

Reps. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C., have been formally sanctioned by the House Ethics Committee over sexual harassment allegations, the panel announced Friday in reports released to the...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 03:43 PM EST

Alleged Russian Operative Negotiating With Prosecutors

Alleged Russian Operative Negotiating With Prosecutors

Attorneys for Maria Butina, the alleged Russian operative facing charges for conspiring to push Moscow's agenda in the U.S., have entered into negotiations with federal prosecutors, according to a document filed...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 03:18 PM EST

Trump to Name EPA's Acting Chief to Post Permanently

Trump to Name EPA's Acting Chief to Post Permanently

Andrew Wheeler, a former congressional aide and lobbyist who has led the Environmental Protection Agency since his scandal-plagued predecessor resigned earlier this year, got President Donald Trump's nod Friday...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 02:02 PM EST

Trump Says He Has Yet to Submit Answers to Mueller

Trump Says He Has Yet to Submit Answers to Mueller

President Donald Trump said on Friday he has answered written questions on Robert Mueller's probe into Russian influence on the presidential election - but they have yet to be submitted.

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 12:22 AM EST

Dems Struggle Over Pelosi Bid for Speaker of the House

Dems Struggle Over Pelosi Bid for Speaker of the House

Democrats won the majority. Now they just need a speaker of the House. The standoff over Nancy Pelosi's bid to regain the gavel intensified Friday as Democrats left Washington for the Thanksgiving holiday,...

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