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Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 05:59 PM CDT

Congress Stalemated on Guns Despite Shooting, Filibuster

Congress Stalemated on Guns Despite Shooting, Filibuster

The slaughter in Florida and an attention-grabbing filibuster in the Senate did little to break the election-year stalemate in Congress over guns Thursday, with both sides unwilling to budge and Republicans...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 05:16 AM CDT

President Bush: 'Being 92 Doesn't Hurt One Bit'

President Bush: 'Being 92 Doesn't Hurt One Bit'

Fresh from his 92nd birthday, former President George H.W. Bush is enjoying himself in Maine after recovering from a fall at his home last summer.

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 05:56 AM CDT

Senate Dems' Gun Control Filibuster Hits 12 Hours

Senate Dems' Gun Control Filibuster Hits 12 Hours

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy launched a talking filibuster before noon Wednesday, saying he intended to give an extended speech to protest inaction on gun violence. He was still speaking 12 hours later...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 05:54 AM CDT

Biden Decries Lack of Progress on 'Rational Gun Safety' Laws

Biden Decries Lack of Progress on 'Rational Gun Safety' Laws

Vice President Joe Biden is telling family members of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School that he's surprised by the lack of progress on "rational gun safety" laws three years after the mass shooting of...

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 at 08:05 PM CDT

Hacked Docs Allege DNC's Donald Trump Attack Plan

Hacked Docs Allege DNC's Donald Trump Attack Plan

A hacker has leaked a trove of documents purportedly stolen from the Democratic National Committee, including a 200-page opposition research book detailing aspects of the party's battle plan against Donald...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 01:21 PM CDT

8th-Grader Imitates Presidential Candidates in Epic Grad Speech

8th-Grader Imitates Presidential Candidates in Epic Grad Speech

Whoever wins this year’s presidential election might want to call this Chicago-area eighth-grader up as a speech writer. Jack Aiello is a young teen with big dreams ahead of him – and potentially a slot...

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 at 06:11 PM CDT

Trump's Obama Claims Thrust Him Into Uncharted Territory

Trump's Obama Claims Thrust Him Into Uncharted Territory

Donald Trump's latest accusation against President Barack Obama — that he's putting U.S. enemies ahead of America's own people — is thrusting him into uncharted territory for the presidential candidate of...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 08:26 AM CDT

Group Plans Protest for Trump Rally in Dallas

Group Plans Protest for Trump Rally in Dallas

When Donald Trump comes to Dallas on Thursday, he'll be met with a protest outside of his rally.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 07:19 AM CDT

Donald Trump Speaks at Campaign Rally in Dallas

Donald Trump Speaks at Campaign Rally in Dallas

Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee for president, held a rally in Dallas Thursday night after hosting an invitation-only fundraiser earlier in the evening.

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 at 01:22 PM CDT

Trump to Discuss Terrorism Watch List, No Fly Ban With NRA

Trump to Discuss Terrorism Watch List, No Fly Ban With NRA

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will be meeting with the National Rifle Association to discuss ways to block people on terrorism watch lists or no fly lists...

 

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