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Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 02:41 PM CDT

Trump Accuses Obama of Collusion, Obstruction Over Russia

Trump Accuses Obama of Collusion, Obstruction Over Russia

President Donald Trump is accusing his predecessor, Barack Obama, of having "colluded or obstructed" in the election by not acting on Russia's meddling. The White House didn't immediately offer any elaboration...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:27 PM CDT

Rich Getting Richer: Poverty Gap Reaches Crisis in Dallas

Rich Getting Richer: Poverty Gap Reaches Crisis in Dallas

New statistics released by the Dallas Poverty Task Force reveal the poverty rate in Dallas has reached a crisis point.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 08:11 AM CDT

Trump Lashes Out at Warren, Calls Her an 'Overrated Voice'

Trump Lashes Out at Warren, Calls Her an 'Overrated Voice'

President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Elizabeth Warren over her criticism of his health care bill, calling her a "hopeless case'" and "highly overrated voice."

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 07:10 AM CDT

Analysis Indicates Partisan Gerrymandering Has Benefited GOP

Analysis Indicates Partisan Gerrymandering Has Benefited GOP

The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:22 PM CDT

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

As it stands, the Senate Republican proposal would reduce funding for Medicaid, the single largest source of health care coverage in the United States.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 05:52 AM CDT

What Trump Has Promised on Health Care

What Trump Has Promised on Health Care

President Donald Trump is not known for plunging into the details of complex policy issues, and health care is no exception. Since his campaign days, Trump has addressed health care in broad, aspirational...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 01:52 PM CDT

6 Options for Supreme Court Deciding on Trump Travel Ban

6 Options for Supreme Court Deciding on Trump Travel Ban

The Supreme Court is expected to decide within days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim countries. The high-stakes legal fight has been going on...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 09:56 AM CDT

'Lets Not Rush This': Senators Urge Health Care Vote Delay

'Lets Not Rush This': Senators Urge Health Care Vote Delay

Senators on both sides of the aisle can agree on at least one thing: rushing a vote on health care would be ill-advised, NBC News reported. Republican senators unveiled their version of the health bill on...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 02:02 PM CDT

Trump: Not 'That Far Off' From Passing Health Overhaul

Trump: Not 'That Far Off' From Passing Health Overhaul

Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare." Expressing frustration, he...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 10:11 PM CDT

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet

President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge Russian meddling in the presidential election on Twitter Friday, attacking former President Barack Obama. "Just out," Trump tweeted, "The Obama Administration knew...

 
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