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Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 03:31 PM EDT

Supreme Court Leaves Door Open to Curbing Partisan Districts

Supreme Court Leaves Door Open to Curbing Partisan Districts

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed electoral maps that were challenged as excessively partisan to remain in place for now, declining to rule on the bigger issue of whether to put limits on redistricting for...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 09:04 PM EDT

Director: FBI Won't Repeat Errors Noted in Watchdog Report

Director: FBI Won't Repeat Errors Noted in Watchdog Report

The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray said Monday at a...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 02:55 PM EDT

Hillary Clinton on Family Separations: ‘I Warned About This During the Debates’

Hillary Clinton on Family Separations: ‘I Warned About This During the Debates’

Hillary Clinton commented on migrant children being separated from their families at the border today during a speech at the Women's Forum of New York, saying in part, "every person with a sense of...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 02:58 PM EDT

Family Separations at Border Continue, Political Divide Intensifies

Family Separations at Border Continue, Political Divide Intensifies

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and Attorney General Jeff Sessions respond to the separation of migrant children from their parents.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 10:37 PM EDT

Reversing Course, Baker Won't Send National Guard to Border

Reversing Course, Baker Won't Send National Guard to Border

Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he will not send the Massachusetts National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border due to the "cruel and inhumane" decision by the Trump administration to separate...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 07:37 PM EDT

Philly Political Icon Ed Rendell Fighting Parkinson's

Philly Political Icon Ed Rendell Fighting Parkinson's

Ed Rendell, former governor of Pennsylvania, former mayor of Philadelphia and lifelong political force, is battling Parkinson's disease, he said Monday morning.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 11:32 AM EDT

Mass. SJC Knocks Down 'Millionaire Tax' Ballot Question

Mass. SJC Knocks Down 'Millionaire Tax' Ballot Question

Massachusetts' highest court is expected to rule on whether a proposed "millionaire tax" can go before state voters in November.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 02:34 AM EDT

Pelosi: Family Separations a 'Heartbreaking, Barbaric Issue'

Pelosi: Family Separations a 'Heartbreaking, Barbaric Issue'

A congressional delegation met Monday with some of the unaccompanied minors and children separated from their parents who are being housed at federal facilities along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego County....

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 02:08 AM EDT

Giuliani Says Trump May Consider Pardons After Russia Probe

Giuliani Says Trump May Consider Pardons After Russia Probe

Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 10:08 PM EDT

Former First Ladies Decry Family Separation Policy

Former First Ladies Decry Family Separation Policy

Facing a rising tide of outrage from Democrats and some Republicans over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump dug in Monday, again falsely...

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