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Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:01 PM EDT

Top Moments: Cruz, O'Rourke Face Off in Texas Senate Debate

Top Moments: Cruz, O'Rourke Face Off in Texas Senate Debate

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz had a chance to show off his often praised debating skills tonight in his first match-up against Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke, the El Paso congressman running a strong...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 09:04 PM EDT

Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz Square Off in First Debate

Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz Square Off in First Debate

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Sen. Ted Cruz faced each other in the first of three planned debates Friday in what has become a neck and neck race for the Texas senate seat.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 09:26 PM EDT

Cruz, O'Rourke Trade Attacks in Texas Senate Debate

Cruz, O'Rourke Trade Attacks in Texas Senate Debate

Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke repeatedly traded barbs during a testy first debate Friday night, underscoring how a Texas Senate race that long looked like a cakewalk for the conservative...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 04:59 PM EDT

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target is "deeply troubled" by the Trump administration's escalating trade war, saying it threatens to undermine the U.S. economy, penalizes American families and raises prices on everything from backpacks to...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 04:46 PM EDT

Rosenstein Joked About Secretly Recording Trump: Officials

Rosenstein Joked About Secretly Recording Trump: Officials

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was joking when he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump and does not believe Trump should be removed from office through the use of procedures...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 03:09 PM EDT

Trump Hits Pause on Declassifying Russia Probe-Related Docs

Trump Hits Pause on Declassifying Russia Probe-Related Docs

President Donald Trump on Friday delayed his own order to declassify and release documents from the FBI's Russia investigation, saying the Justice Department and U.S. allies have raised security concerns...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:12 AM EDT

Kavanaugh Accuser Outlines Conditions to Testify

Kavanaugh Accuser Outlines Conditions to Testify

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the professor accusing President Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, may end up testifying after all. Attorneys for Dr. Ford said she's too busy dealing with death threats...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 12:35 PM EDT

Other Nations Adjust to 'America First' Policy: Analysis

Other Nations Adjust to 'America First' Policy: Analysis

America first? Try America first, second and third. As President Donald Trump prepares for his second U.N. General Assembly, the Olympics of international diplomacy, his administration has turned unabashedly...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 06:51 AM EDT

Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:43 AM EDT

Biden on Hill Hearings: 'What the Devil Have We Learned?'

Biden on Hill Hearings: 'What the Devil Have We Learned?'

Former Vice President Joe Biden apologized to Anita Hill Friday for not stopping senators from grilling her during hearings he held on Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court confirmation, though he stopped short for...

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