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Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 05:45 AM CST

Watch: Senators Pay Tribute to Joe Biden With Speeches

Watch: Senators Pay Tribute to Joe Biden With Speeches

Vice President Joe Biden was honored with an emotional bi-partisan tribute on the Senate chamber floor on Dec. 7. 2016. Senators on both sides of the aisle were on the same page as they stepped up to express...

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Trump Tweets Attacks on Carrier Union Boss

Trump Tweets Attacks on Carrier Union Boss

President-elect Donald Trump pledged to be "so presidential you will be bored" during the election, but he continues to keep Americans on their toes after again taking to Twitter to battle his most recent...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 03:45 AM CST

New Dallas Dist. Attorney Excited About Opportunity

New Dallas Dist. Attorney Excited About Opportunity

The next Dallas County District Attorney says she knows she has a big job ahead of her, both inside and outside of the office.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 05:43 AM CST

Trump Picks WWE's Linda McMahon for SBA Job

Trump Picks WWE's Linda McMahon for SBA Job

President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration. McMahon and her husband, Vince, founded and built World Wrestling...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 05:53 AM CST

'My Friend Joe': Senators Pay Tribute to Biden

'My Friend Joe': Senators Pay Tribute to Biden

Vice President Joe Biden was presiding over the Senate floor during a tribute in his honor on Wednesday. "Mr. President, you have been a real friend. You have been a trusted partner and it has been an honor to...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 04:55 PM CST

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 07:36 AM CST

Michelle Obama on Election Night: 'I Went to Bed'

Michelle Obama on Election Night: 'I Went to Bed'

Michelle Obama did not stay out of bed long enough on election night to see Donald Trump pass 270 electoral votes, she said in a recent interview with People magazine. “I went to bed. I don’t like to watch the...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 07:53 AM CST

Trump: Alec Baldwin 'SNL' Imitation Doesn't Get Me at All

Trump: Alec Baldwin 'SNL' Imitation Doesn't Get Me at All

The newly minted the Time Person of the Year wouldn't answer Matt Lauer's questions on whether it would probably be better for him to just stop watching "Saturday Night Live."

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 03:31 AM CST

Texas v. Arkansas Queso Battle: And the Winner Is...

Texas v. Arkansas Queso Battle: And the Winner Is...

A heated Twitter war among U.S. senators from Texas and Arkansas boiled down to a blind taste test in the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 04:11 AM CST

Finalists Compete to Replace Retiring Dallas City Manager

Finalists Compete to Replace Retiring Dallas City Manager

Five finalists for the job of Dallas city manager shuttled between private interviews with City Council members Tuesday afternoon and meetings with citizens Tuesday evening.

 

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