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Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 01:24 PM CDT

Ill. Lawmaker Breaks With GOP, Pushes for Gun Control

Ill. Lawmaker Breaks With GOP, Pushes for Gun Control

Illinois Rep. Robert Dold broke with fellow Republican lawmakers Tuesday, calling for expanded gun control legislation in the wake of Sunday’s massacre at an Orlando nightclub. “Thoughts and prayers are...

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 12:42 PM CDT

Trump Says He Is Revoking Washington Post Credentials

Trump Says He Is Revoking Washington Post Credentials

Donald Trump says his presidential campaign is revoking credentials provided to The Washington Post. Trump wrote on his Facebook page, "Based on the incredibly inaccurate coverage and reporting of the...

Monday, Jun 13, 2016 at 08:29 PM CDT

Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Orlando Response Speech

Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Orlando Response Speech

In Donald Trump's first formal response Monday to the Orlando massacre, he said that the attack is a result of U.S. immigration policy. He also attacked presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary...

Monday, Jun 13, 2016 at 09:38 PM CDT

A Day After Shooting, House Democrats Erupt in Protest

A Day After Shooting, House Democrats Erupt in Protest

A day after a mass shooting in Orlando, Democratic lawmakers erupted on the House floor with loud criticism of House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders for leaving the nation's gun laws untouched.

Monday, Jun 13, 2016 at 06:22 PM CDT

Trump Promises End to 'Days of Deadly Ignorance'

Trump Promises End to 'Days of Deadly Ignorance'

Republican Donald Trump asserted Monday there are thousands of people living in the United States "sick with hate" and capable of carrying out the sort of massacre that killed at least 49 people in a Florida...

Monday, Jun 13, 2016 at 07:15 PM CDT

TX Lt. Gov. Deletes Bible Tweet After Massacre

TX Lt. Gov. Deletes Bible Tweet After Massacre

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has deleted a tweet quoting the New Testament in the wake of the deadly Orlando nightclub shooting.

Sunday, Jun 12, 2016 at 09:12 AM CDT

Fmr. President George H.W. Bush Celebrates 92nd Birthday

Fmr. President George H.W. Bush Celebrates 92nd Birthday

Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 92nd birthday with family on the Maine coast.

Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 at 04:53 PM CDT

Jesse Jackson Endorses Hillary Clinton

Jesse Jackson Endorses Hillary Clinton

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Saturday, calling her “the most qualified and best hope” for America. Jackson announced the endorsement at the “Kids Off the Block” memorial in...

Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 at 02:30 PM CDT

Romney Loyalists Ponder a Future With Trump

Romney Loyalists Ponder a Future With Trump

Donald Trump can be an effective president, and he's going to win with you or without you, Republican Chairman Reince Priebus told several hundred of the party's top donors and strategists Saturday.

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 09:04 PM CDT

Ryan Encourages Party Unity at Romney Summit

Ryan Encourages Party Unity at Romney Summit

House Speaker Paul Ryan urged party unity at Mitt Romney’s annual ideas summit, NBC News reported. Ryan didn’t persuade the mostly anti-Trump group to back the presumptive Republican nominee, but encouraged...

 

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