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Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 11:20 PM CDT

Third-Party Supporters Work Against Big Odds in North Texas

Third-Party Supporters Work Against Big Odds in North Texas

North Texas volunteers for the third-party Libertarian presidential ticket are working from their homes, hoping to cut into Donald Trump's Texas lead.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 03:56 PM CDT

Texas Official Won't Be Charged for 'Jesus Shot' Trips

Texas Official Won't Be Charged for 'Jesus Shot' Trips

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller won't face criminal charges over allegations he used taxpayer funds to obtain a "Jesus shot" in Oklahoma.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 04:37 PM CDT

Ron Paul Aides Avoid Prison for Campaign Violations

Ron Paul Aides Avoid Prison for Campaign Violations

Two top aides to Ron Paul's 2012 presidential bid were sentenced Tuesday to probation and home confinement rather than prison for their roles in a scheme to cover up campaign payments to a former Iowa state...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:12 PM CDT

Trump Hits Back at Clinton's Islamic State Claim

Trump Hits Back at Clinton's Islamic State Claim

Donald Trump is again pushing back on rival Hillary Clinton's assertion that his rhetoric serves as a recruiting tool for Islamic State militants. Trump told a rally crowd Tuesday: "I'm being tough. How is...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 01:34 PM CDT

Trump Used His Foundation for Legal Settlements: Report

Trump Used His Foundation for Legal Settlements: Report

The Washington Post says Donald Trump used $258,000 from his charitable foundation for legal settlements involving his Mar-a-Largo resort in Florida and a New York golf course.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 12:04 PM CDT

Gary Johnson Makes Another Blunder on Live TV

Gary Johnson Makes Another Blunder on Live TV

Gary Johnson, the presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party, is facing backlash again, after saying "nobody got hurt" in recent attacks in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota, according to NBC News. When...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:37 PM CDT

Fla. AG Defends Asking for Donation From Trump

Fla. AG Defends Asking for Donation From Trump

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday defended her decision three years ago to solicit $25,000 from Donald Trump at the same time questions were arising about Trump University. The Republican and former...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:17 PM CDT

George H.W. Bush Said to Be Voting for Clinton

George H.W. Bush Said to Be Voting for Clinton

A prominent member of the Kennedy family said former Republican President George H.W. Bush told her that he plans to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton for president this fall.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 06:08 AM CDT

In Parting Words to UN, Obama Calls for 'Course Correction'

In Parting Words to UN, Obama Calls for 'Course Correction'

In a closing dispatch to the world he's tried to shape, President Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that the United States and other major powers have only limited ability to solve the world's most profound...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 02:19 PM CDT

Skittles on Trump Jr. Tweet: Refugees Are People, Not Candy

Skittles on Trump Jr. Tweet: Refugees Are People, Not Candy

Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles. Seeking to promote his father's presidential campaign, the younger Trump posted a tweet featuring a bowl...

 

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