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Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 05:10 PM EDT

White Presidential Hopefuls Face 'Woke Litmus Test' on Race

White Presidential Hopefuls Face 'Woke Litmus Test' on Race

After touring the National Lynching Memorial recently, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke of the "shame" he felt that some white people "kind of looked the other way during these lynching incidents."...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 09:53 AM EDT

Moulton Talks Trump, Health Care and Uniting Nation in NH

Moulton Talks Trump, Health Care and Uniting Nation in NH

Newly announced 2020 presidential contender Seth Moulton addressed national security, health care and President Donald Trump on Wednesday at his "Politics & Eggs" appearance in New Hampshire. Moulton, who...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 03:13 AM EDT

US Judge in Oregon to Block New Trump Abortion Policy

US Judge in Oregon to Block New Trump Abortion Policy

A U.S. judge in Oregon said Tuesday he intends to at least partially block a rule change by President Donald Trump's administration that could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 10:44 PM EDT

The Comey Firing, as Retold by the Mueller Report

The Comey Firing, as Retold by the Mueller Report

President Donald Trump was seething. The FBI director, James Comey, had privately reassured him that he was not personally under investigation. But on May 3, 2017, when Comey was summoned to Capitol Hill to...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 09:34 PM EDT

Writings on Gender Issues Magnify Scrutiny of Trump Fed Pick

Writings on Gender Issues Magnify Scrutiny of Trump Fed Pick

Additional provocative commentaries about women written by Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve board, emerged Tuesday, a day after a second White House Fed choice withdrew...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 08:42 PM EDT

Hillary Clinton: Mueller Report Is Beginning, Not the End

Hillary Clinton: Mueller Report Is Beginning, Not the End

Special counsel Robert Mueller's report is only the beginning of a reckoning on election meddling, not the end, and "raises some serious questions," Hillary Clinton said Tuesday. The former Democratic...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 08:05 PM EDT

States Turning to Driver's Licenses to Help Immigrants

States Turning to Driver's Licenses to Help Immigrants

Jorge was driving a friend’s car in December 2017 when a police officer in Long Island stopped him. Because the car’s registration had expired, and because Jorge was driving without a license, the officer...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 11:55 AM EDT

House Democrats Wrestle with White House Over Investigations

House Democrats Wrestle with White House Over Investigations

The struggle between House Democrats and the Trump administration over investigations intensified as a former White House official defied a subpoena and the Treasury Department ignored a deadline for providing...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 06:40 PM EDT

After Mueller Report, Twitter Bots Pushed 'Russiagate Hoax' Narrative

After Mueller Report, Twitter Bots Pushed 'Russiagate Hoax' Narrative

A network of more than 5,000 pro-Trump Twitter bots railed against the “Russiagate hoax” shortly after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report last week, according to data gathered by a prominent...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 05:34 PM EDT

Trump, Twitter CEO Discuss 'Health of Public Conversation'

Trump, Twitter CEO Discuss 'Health of Public Conversation'

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday met with President Donald Trump at the White House where they discussed “the health of the public conversation” on the social media platform and ways to respond to the...

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