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Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 06:45 PM CDT

Poll: Dems, GOP Divided on Virginia Shooting Motivation

Poll: Dems, GOP Divided on Virginia Shooting Motivation

Data from this month’s NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that partisan identity significantly affected how Americans viewed the shooting on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice in...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 11:22 AM CDT

Big Cases, Retirement Rumors as Supreme Court Nears Finish

Big Cases, Retirement Rumors as Supreme Court Nears Finish

The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration's travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:46 AM CDT

Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 05:31 AM CDT

Trump WH Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack

Trump WH Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack

The Trump administration has taken little meaningful action to prevent Russian hacking, leaking and disruption in the next national election in 2018, despite warnings from intelligence officials that it will...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 07:10 PM CDT

Ivanka Trump Ordered to Testify in Dispute With Shoe Company

Ivanka Trump Ordered to Testify in Dispute With Shoe Company

Ivanka Trump must testify in a dispute with an Italian shoemaker over one of her company's shoe designs, a judge said Friday. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest rejected a request by the senior White...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 06:10 PM CDT

Texas Senators Cruz, Cornyn React to Senate Health Care Bill

Texas Senators Cruz, Cornyn React to Senate Health Care Bill

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is among several Republican lawmakers standing in the way of the Senate health care bill from clearing the chamber.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 05:09 PM CDT

Senate Panel Seeks Details on Lynch Role in Clinton Probe

Senate Panel Seeks Details on Lynch Role in Clinton Probe

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are seeking information about alleged political interference by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch into the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:29 PM CDT

Trump Adviser Who Advocated Violence Visits White House

Trump Adviser Who Advocated Violence Visits White House

An adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign who called for Hillary Clinton to be shot is visiting the White House. Al Baldasaro attended a veterans event Friday just hours before White House press secretary...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:19 PM CDT

Lone Star Politics - June 25, 2017

Lone Star Politics - June 25, 2017

Congressman Pete Sessions talks about what it will take to get the Senate's healthcare bill passed. Plus, the state's new immigration law goes to court Monday, and immigration lawyer Eric Cedillo explains why...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:16 PM CDT

LSP: Dallas Dem Chair on Sessions's Chances for Re-Election

LSP: Dallas Dem Chair on Sessions's Chances for Re-Election

Democrats are looking to regain congressional power in 2018. In District 32, four candidates have already taken steps to seat Congressman Pete Sessions. Dallas County Democratic Chair Carol Donovan explains why...

 
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