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Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 10:14 AM CDT

GOP Donors Place Their Bets on Down-Ballot Races

GOP Donors Place Their Bets on Down-Ballot Races

As Donald Trump's presidential campaign continues to struggle, many top Republican donors are putting their resources into Senate and House races in the hopes of keeping control of Congress amid an increasingly...

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 03:54 PM CDT

After Verbal Missteps, Trump Blames Others

After Verbal Missteps, Trump Blames Others

Donald Trump repeated his claim that he was "being sarcastic" when he called President Barack Obama "the founder" of the Islamic State terror group — "but not that sarcastic." Trump has drawn criticism...

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 03:25 AM CDT

Trump 'Fine' With Sending American Citizens to Gitmo

Trump 'Fine' With Sending American Citizens to Gitmo

Donald Trump on Thursday said he'd be "fine" with American citizens accused of terrorism being tried in a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay. In an interview with the Miami Herald that covered Gitmo to...

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 10:32 AM CDT

Fact Check: Trump’s False Claim Obama Founded ISIS

Fact Check: Trump’s False Claim Obama Founded ISIS

Donald Trump claims that President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “founded ISIS.” But the origin of the Islamic State terrorist group dates back to the Bush administration. Trump...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 06:30 PM CDT

Fact Check: Clinton’s Trumped Up Zika Claim

Fact Check: Clinton’s Trumped Up Zika Claim

In Miami, Hillary Clinton falsely claimed that “my opponent in this race, his campaign officials” have called Zika “an insignificant issue.” That was said by an unpaid local supporter of Donald Trump, not...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 07:29 PM CDT

Sen. Ted Cruz Will Likely Face Challenges in 2018

Sen. Ted Cruz Will Likely Face Challenges in 2018

Two years out from 2018, Senator Ted Cruz may face challenges, possibly from within his own party.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 04:30 PM CDT

Clinton Blasts 'Trump Loophole' in Economic Plan

Clinton Blasts 'Trump Loophole' in Economic Plan

Her political fortunes flourishing, Hillary Clinton attempted to undercut Donald Trump's claim to working class voters Thursday, portraying her Republican rival as untrustworthy on economic issues and pushing...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 11:14 AM CDT

Lawsuit: Trump's NC Campaign Director Pointed Gun at Aide

Lawsuit: Trump's NC Campaign Director Pointed Gun at Aide

A former staffer for Donald Trump's presidential bid has accused the campaign's then-North Carolina state director of pointing a loaded handgun at him. Vincent Bordini filed a civil lawsuit in state court...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 11:27 AM CDT

'Obama, Founder of ISIS': Donald Trump

'Obama, Founder of ISIS': Donald Trump

Donald Trump digs in as Hillary Clinton continues to go after Republican votes preparing for her major economic speech in Detroit Thursday. "I am determined that we're going to build more and we're going to...

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:36 PM CDT

Poll: Persistent Partisan Divide Over 'Birther' Question

Poll: Persistent Partisan Divide Over 'Birther' Question

The question over President Barack Obama's birthplace first led Donald Trump to the political stage and even though Obama produced birth certificates since, questions still persist among certain groups...

 
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