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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...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 01:36 PM CDT

Delegates 'Shocked' by Cost of Travel to Democratic Convention

Delegates 'Shocked' by Cost of Travel to Democratic Convention

For many across America who became hands-on political for the first time in this presidential election — energized by an anti-establishment candidate like Sanders — the cost of being a delegate isn’t an obstacle...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 09:32 AM CDT

Trump Narrows VP List as He Moves Into General

Trump Narrows VP List as He Moves Into General

Shifting swiftly to the general election, Donald Trump says he's narrowed his list of potential running mates to "five or six" people and doesn't want to accept public money to finance a fall campaign against...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 05:58 AM CDT

Trump Supporters Boost Sanders in West Virginia

Trump Supporters Boost Sanders in West Virginia

Bernie Sanders won Tuesday's primary in West Virginia partly because of Donald Trump's supporters, NBC News reported. A third of those who voted in West Virginia's Democratic primary say they plan to back Trump...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 06:43 AM CDT

Cruz Back in D.C., Won't Answer Questions About Trump Endorsement

Cruz Back in D.C., Won't Answer Questions About Trump Endorsement

After months on the campaign trail, Senator Ted Cruz returned to his senate office on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 10:07 PM CDT

Sanders Defeats Clinton in W.Va.; 2 More Wins For Trump

Sanders Defeats Clinton in W.Va.; 2 More Wins For Trump

White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders added another state to his tally against Hillary Clinton with a win in West Virginia on Tuesday — a victory that will do little to slow the former secretary of...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 03:39 PM CDT

Debate Over Transgender Bathroom Access Spreads Nationwide

Debate Over Transgender Bathroom Access Spreads Nationwide

Confrontations have flared across the country over whether to protect or curtail the right of transgender people to use public restrooms in accordance with their gender identity.

 

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