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Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 09:40 PM EDT

Playmate's Suit Bares Details About Affair With GOP Donor

Playmate's Suit Bares Details About Affair With GOP Donor

A former Playboy model's lawsuit against a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and other Republicans revealed embarrassing details of their sexual affair and said she feared for her safety after he...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 01:49 PM EDT

Former White House Counsel Dean Warns Against Confirming Kavanaugh

Former White House Counsel Dean Warns Against Confirming Kavanaugh

Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean urged a Senate committee on Friday to reject the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Dean said, in part, "If Kavanaugh's confirmed, a president who...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 03:16 PM EDT

Fact Check: Kavanaugh on Abortion Rights

Fact Check: Kavanaugh on Abortion Rights

Advocates for abortion rights are concerned that Judge Brett Kavanaugh could become the deciding vote in a future case to potentially overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that recognized a...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 03:07 PM EDT

Obama on Midterms: ‘The Biggest Threat to Democracy Is Indifference’

Obama on Midterms: ‘The Biggest Threat to Democracy Is Indifference’

Former President Barack Obama returned to the political stage Friday at the University of Illinois, where he delivered a speech about the importance of voting in the upcoming midterm elections. “The...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 01:48 PM EDT

Obama on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'That's Not a Check' on Trump

Obama on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'That's Not a Check' on Trump

Former President Barack Obama reacted to the controversial New York Times op-ed written by an anonymous White House staffer who said they and others are resisting President Donald Trump’s worst urges....

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 02:37 PM EDT

Trump: DOJ Should Investigate Anonymous NYT Writer

Trump: DOJ Should Investigate Anonymous NYT Writer

President Donald Trump declared Friday the U.S. Justice Department should work to identify the writer of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece, purportedly submitted by a member of an administration...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 05:19 AM EDT

Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Gets 14 Days in Prison

Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Gets 14 Days in Prison

George Papadopoulos, the Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, was sentenced to 14 days in prison Friday after he told a judge he was "deeply embarrassed and ashamed" for lying to the...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 11:39 AM EDT

Modest Premium Hikes as 'Obamacare' Stabilizes, Data Show

Modest Premium Hikes as 'Obamacare' Stabilizes, Data Show

Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will get price cuts. That's the conclusion from an exclusive analysis of the besieged but...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 11:35 AM EDT

'It Wasn't Me' a White House Rallying Cry on Trump Op-Ed

'It Wasn't Me' a White House Rallying Cry on Trump Op-Ed

"It wasn't me" has become a rallying cry among White House staff in the wake of Wednesday's bombshell anonymous New York Times op-ed from an anonymous self-described member of the "resistance&quo...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 07:02 PM EDT

Koh Files for Recount in 3rd District Dem Primary

Koh Files for Recount in 3rd District Dem Primary

Dan Koh's campaign filed for a recount Friday in Massachusetts' 3rd Congressional District Democratic primary race.

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