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Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 06:41 AM EDT

Bill Introduced to Prevent Foreign Ownership of US Election Firms

Bill Introduced to Prevent Foreign Ownership of US Election Firms

Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen introduced new legislation Thursday to prevent foreign ownership or control of companies that support U.S. election systems. The move comes after state leaders...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 04:45 AM EDT

'Mob Rule': GOP Paints Democrats as Rowdy Radicals

'Mob Rule': GOP Paints Democrats as Rowdy Radicals

President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are forecasting nightmarish Democratic "mob rule" to amp up GOP voters for next month's critical midterm elections, flipping the script from complaints that it's...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 09:37 AM EDT

Journalist's Disappearance Tests Trump's Close Saudi Ties

Journalist's Disappearance Tests Trump's Close Saudi Ties

Sword dancers. Gleaming palaces. Military jets streaming red, white and blue trails. President Donald Trump soaked up the grandeur of Saudi Arabia on his first foreign stop as president last year and envisioned...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 07:31 PM EDT

Opponents, Supporters Continue to Clash Over Question 1

Opponents, Supporters Continue to Clash Over Question 1

Supporters of Question 1 were joined by the Boston Firefighters Union as it endorsed the ballot question that would establish ratios limiting the number of patients, usually to about four, that can be assigned...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 07:02 PM EDT

Trump's Lawyers Preparing Answers to Questions from Mueller

Trump's Lawyers Preparing Answers to Questions from Mueller

President Donald Trump's lawyers are preparing answers to questions submitted by special counsel Robert Mueller, a source familiar with the matter told NBC News on Thursday. The questions are focused on the...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 03:59 PM EDT

When Kanye Met Trump: ‘You Are Tasting a Fine Wine’

When Kanye Met Trump: ‘You Are Tasting a Fine Wine’

Kanye West spoke for nearly 10 minutes straight while visiting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office Thursday. Here were some notable moments from the meeting.

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 02:16 PM EDT

53K Mostly Black Voter Applications on Hold in Ga.

53K Mostly Black Voter Applications on Hold in Ga.

As the deadline to register to vote in Georgia came and went on Tuesday, more than 53,000 voters registrations remained on hold, leaving the mostly black applicants in a state of limbo less than one month ahead...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 02:17 PM EDT

Trump Doesn’t Want to Sanction Saudis Over Missing Writer

Trump Doesn’t Want to Sanction Saudis Over Missing Writer

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor, is missing and feared dead after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week. President Donald Trump says he wants to learn more...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 11:10 AM EDT

Michelle Obama on Political Climate: Fear Is Not a Motivator

Michelle Obama on Political Climate: Fear Is Not a Motivator

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Thursday she stands by her “when they go low, we go high” motto despite calls this week by some high-profile Democrats to do the opposite. "Fear is not a proper motivator,”...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 11:02 AM EDT

Melania Trump Says She Might Be 'the Most Bullied Person'

Melania Trump Says She Might Be 'the Most Bullied Person'

First lady Melania Trump says she could be "the most bullied person" in the world. She made the remark during a television interview in which she promoted her Be Best initiatives, which take on online bullying....

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