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Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 09:27 AM CDT

Trump's 'America First' Echoes Old Isolationist Rallying Cry

Trump's 'America First' Echoes Old Isolationist Rallying Cry

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump boils down his foreign policy agenda to two words: "America First." For students of U.S. history, that slogan harkens back to the tumultuous presidential...

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 06:58 PM CDT

TX Lawmakers Working on Abortion Bills for Next Session

TX Lawmakers Working on Abortion Bills for Next Session

After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned H.B. 2, Texas lawmakers are getting ready for another battle in the state legislature.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 04:35 PM CDT

Politics Today: Poll Has Clinton Eight Points Ahead of Trump

Politics Today: Poll Has Clinton Eight Points Ahead of Trump

Presumptive Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton is widening the gap against challenger Donald Trump. The results of a new NBC News/Survey Monkey poll show Clinton ahead by eight points.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 09:36 PM CDT

Trump Blasts Trade Deals, Departing From GOP Orthodoxy

Trump Blasts Trade Deals, Departing From GOP Orthodoxy

Republican Donald Trump took aim at U.S. free trade deals in a speech delivered in Western Pennsylvania Tuesday that painted his likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as a champion of the kind of globalization...

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 01:56 PM CDT

Obama Urges Calm Following Brexit

Obama Urges Calm Following Brexit

President Obama urged calm following Britain's vote to exit the European Union. In an interview broadcast Tuesday on National Public Radio, the president, who opposed Brexit, said the spirit of international...

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 01:57 PM CDT

Timeline: Where Donald Trump Stands on Muslim Ban

Timeline: Where Donald Trump Stands on Muslim Ban

Donald Trump's proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the country was among his most bombastic, helping him stand out in a crowded Republican primary field. Now the presumptive Republican nominee...

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 07:30 PM CDT

Democrats' Preemptive Benghazi Report Exonerates Clinton

Democrats' Preemptive Benghazi Report Exonerates Clinton

Frustrated by the pace of the investigation, the House Select Committee on Benghazi's Democratic members released their own, 339-page minority report on the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:04 PM CDT

Clinton's Possible Running Mate, Trump Defends Brexit Comments

Clinton's Possible Running Mate, Trump Defends Brexit Comments

Hillary Clinton has a possible running mate, Bernie Sanders's support and Trump defends his comments on Britains exit from the European Union.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 11:13 PM CDT

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Clinic Regulations

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Clinic Regulations

The Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulations on abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 08:02 AM CDT

Trump, Clinton Less Popular Than NRA, Planned Parenthood: Poll

Trump, Clinton Less Popular Than NRA, Planned Parenthood: Poll

The Democratic and Republican parties and their presumptive presidential nominees continue to be significantly unpopular with voters, in some cases more so than institutions like the NRA and Planned Parenthood...

 

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