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Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 05:03 AM CDT

Trump to Receive Classified Intelligence Briefing

Trump to Receive Classified Intelligence Briefing

Donald Trump will receive a classified intelligence briefing on Wednesday in New York, a federal official confirms. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence will conduct the briefing, making use of a...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 08:51 AM CDT

Trump's Latest 'Reset' Speech: Will it Stick?

Trump's Latest 'Reset' Speech: Will it Stick?

Donald Trump made a major foreign policy speech on Monday where he tried, once again, to make a so-called pivot in an attempt to make himself palatable to a general election audience, NBC News reported. Aided...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 07:38 AM CDT

Democrats Seek Repeal of Ban on Federal Funding of Abortion

Democrats Seek Repeal of Ban on Federal Funding of Abortion

The law that bans federal funding for Medicaid coverage of most abortions is now in the spotlight some 40 years after it was passed by Congress, emerging as an election issue in the national debate over...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 12:55 AM CDT

Tim Kaine Rocked His Harmonica for North Carolina Bar Crowd

Tim Kaine Rocked His Harmonica for North Carolina Bar Crowd

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine broke out his harmonica after a rally in North Carolina Monday night and serenaded a packed crowd at a local bar. He joined a local band on stage at Asheville's...

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 11:29 PM CDT

Huffines Wins Dallas County GOP Chair In Landslide

Huffines Wins Dallas County GOP Chair In Landslide

Dallas developer Phillip Huffines has been elected chairman of the Dallas County Republican Party in a landslide victory with 76 percent of the vote Monday.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 05:57 AM CDT

Fact Check: Looking at Trump's Terrorism Speech

Fact Check: Looking at Trump's Terrorism Speech

In a speech in Ohio on terrorism, Donald Trump repeated several fact-twisting and bogus claims he has made before: He again said that he opposed the Iraq War “from the beginning,” and this time pointed to...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 12:32 PM CDT

Clinton Rallies in Scranton, Pennsylvania, with Biden

Clinton Rallies in Scranton, Pennsylvania, with Biden

Hillary Clinton attacked Donald Trump for saying he provides on-site child care to employees. At a rally in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Monday, Clinton noted that Trump had said he offered care at his businesses.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 11:07 AM CDT

Clinton Campaign Taps Into Voting Power of DREAMers

Clinton Campaign Taps Into Voting Power of DREAMers

The Clinton campaign is turning to the power of young immigrants — those known as DREAMers — to help grow the number of voters for Hillary Clinton, NBC News reported. The campaign began is national voter...

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 02:42 PM CDT

Trump Calls for 'Extreme Vetting' of Immigration Applicants

Trump Calls for 'Extreme Vetting' of Immigration Applicants

Donald Trump called Monday for "extreme vetting" of immigrants seeking admission to the United States, vowing to block those who sympathize with extremist groups or don't embrace American values.

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 at 07:53 PM CDT

GOP Could Be Near Trump Breaking Point

GOP Could Be Near Trump Breaking Point

The Republican Party could be nearing a breaking point with Donald Trump. As he skips from one gaffe to the next, GOP leaders in Washington and in the most competitive states have begun openly contemplating...

 
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