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Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 05:27 PM CDT

House Overwhelmingly Passes Bill to Add Sanctions on Russia

House Overwhelmingly Passes Bill to Add Sanctions on Russia

Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 05:00 PM CDT

LEOs, Sex Assault Experts Lobby Against 'Bathroom Bill'

LEOs, Sex Assault Experts Lobby Against 'Bathroom Bill'

Law enforcement officers, sexual assault experts and other officials from around the state of Texas spent Tuesday morning speaking out against the 'Bathroom Bill' currently up for debate in the Texas legislatur...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:43 PM CDT

Did Trump Declassify Secret CIA Program With a Tweet?

Did Trump Declassify Secret CIA Program With a Tweet?

In a series of Monday night Tweets attacking what he refers to as the “Amazon Washington Post,” U.S. President Donald Trump apparently declassified a CIA program to arm Syrian rebels, NBC News reports. Last week...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 05:11 PM CDT

Mic Captures GOP Senator Ripping Trump, Mocking Lawmaker

Mic Captures GOP Senator Ripping Trump, Mocking Lawmaker

Oh, that dreaded open microphone! Republican Sen. Susan Collins got caught Tuesday at the end of a hearing with a microphone that was still hot — and captured her ripping President Donald Trump and making...

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IRS Sees Big Drop in Identity Theft, Stolen Tax Refunds

IRS Sees Big Drop in Identity Theft, Stolen Tax Refunds

The IRS says it is seeing a big drop in the number of tax refunds being stolen by identity thieves after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight the problem. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 03:17 PM CDT

Former Scouts, Organizers React to Trump's Political Speech

Former Scouts, Organizers React to Trump's Political Speech

President Donald Trump's appearance at a national Boy Scout event has hit a nerve with former scouts and organizers after his speech turned political. At the Boys Scouts of America's National Jamboree in...

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Trump Cranks Up Heat on Sessions, Says 'Time Will Tell' Fate

Trump Cranks Up Heat on Sessions, Says 'Time Will Tell' Fate

President Donald Trump cranked up the heat Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing to say whether he'll fire the nation's top law enforcement officer and his...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 09:07 PM CDT

Senate Opens 'Obamacare' Debate at Last But Outcome in Doubt

Senate Opens 'Obamacare' Debate at Last But Outcome in Doubt

Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted, at last, Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." There was high drama as...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 03:51 PM CDT

McCain Returns to Standing Ovation, Casts Key Vote for GOP

McCain Returns to Standing Ovation, Casts Key Vote for GOP

At the twilight of a storied career and battling a brain tumor, Sen. John McCain delivered for his party and his president on the issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years. It's a situation heavy...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 07:21 PM CDT

Trump Ex-Campaign Chair Talks With Senate Investigators

Trump Ex-Campaign Chair Talks With Senate Investigators

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman met with Senate investigators Tuesday, providing his recollection of a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer and agreeing to turn over contemporaneous notes...

 
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