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Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 04:16 PM CDT

Immigration Activists Deliver Taco Bowls to GOP

Immigration Activists Deliver Taco Bowls to GOP

Immigration activists protested the meeting between presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and GOP officials on Capitol Hill Thursday, NBC News reported. The activists carried a coffin symbolizing...

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 08:07 AM CDT

Texas Republicans Gird for Transgender Bathroom Fight

Texas Republicans Gird for Transgender Bathroom Fight

Top Republicans in America's largest conservative state are ready to take on the issue of transgender rights and public restrooms, as thousands of party activists gather in Dallas for the Texas GOP convention.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:08 AM CDT

Hillary Clinton Calls for Making DC the 51st State

Hillary Clinton Calls for Making DC the 51st State

Hillary Clinton says she'll fight to make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state if she's elected president. Clinton wrote about her support for District statehood in an op-ed published Wednesday...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 08:45 PM CDT

Why GOP on Capitol Hill Are So Wary of Donald Trump

Why GOP on Capitol Hill Are So Wary of Donald Trump

Many Republicans and their leaders are wrestling with the question of whether or not to support Donald Trump as he prepares to visit Capitol Hill on Thursday, NBC News reports. Four camps have emerged as Trump

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 05:23 PM CDT

Alan Grayson Blows Up at Harry Reid in Meeting

Alan Grayson Blows Up at Harry Reid in Meeting

Liberal Rep. Alan Grayson angrily confronted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid during a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill Wednesday, NBC News reported. Grayson was angry that Reid decided to back a different...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 04:07 PM CDT

Cruz Files Paperwork for 2018 Re-Election Bid

Cruz Files Paperwork for 2018 Re-Election Bid

Sen. Ted Cruz says he wants another term in the Senate.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 07:48 AM CDT

Trump May Tap Giuliani for Study on Muslim Ban

Trump May Tap Giuliani for Study on Muslim Ban

Donald Trump said he may set up a commission to study his immigration policies and his proposed ban on foreign Muslims entering the U.S. The man he may ask to lead the commission is the former New York...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 03:53 PM CDT

Trump Won't Release Taxes Until After November

Trump Won't Release Taxes Until After November

Donald Trump will not reveal how much money he makes or how much he pays in taxes despite pressure to release his tax returns, NBC News reported. The presumptive Republican nominee told The Associated...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 02:10 PM CDT

Puerto Rico Debt Bill Delayed, May Come Soon

Puerto Rico Debt Bill Delayed, May Come Soon

The Republican committee working on legislation to deal with Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has delayed its release, NBC News reports. The bill, which would deal with the territory’s $72 billion debt, was expected...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:37 AM CDT

Speaker Ryan: I Don't Know Trump 'Really Well'

Speaker Ryan: I Don't Know Trump 'Really Well'

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the Republican Party needs to be unified to defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton in the November election. "To pretend we are unified as a party after a very bruising primary, which just...

 

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