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Chief Justice Orders Delay in House Fight for Trump Records

Chief Justice Orders Delay in House Fight for Trump Records

Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records. Roberts’ order Monday contains no hint about how the Supreme...

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Pelosi Invites Trump to Testify in Impeachment Hearings

Pelosi Invites Trump to Testify in Impeachment Hearings

Eight witnesses are expected to testify over three days as public impeachment hearings continue in Washington, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi extending an invitation to President Donald Trump to join. 

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 09:11 AM CST

Trump's Impeachment Ire Turns on Pompeo Amid Diplomats' Starring Roles

Trump's Impeachment Ire Turns on Pompeo Amid Diplomats' Starring Roles

The impeachment inquiry has created the first rift between President Donald Trump and the Cabinet member who has been his closest ally, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, four current and former senior administrat...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 06:55 AM CST

Watchdog Report Warns 60% of Superfund Sites Vulnerable to Climate Change

Watchdog Report Warns 60% of Superfund Sites Vulnerable to Climate Change

At least 60% of U.S. Superfund sites are in areas vulnerable to flooding or other worsening disasters of climate change, and the Trump administration’s reluctance to directly acknowledge global warming is...

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Hearing in Dallas for Fired FWPD Chief Fitzgerald

Hearing in Dallas for Fired FWPD Chief Fitzgerald

Fired Fort Worth police chief Joel Fitzgerald will be in a Dallas courtroom in his quest to be reinstated.

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 at 08:07 PM CST

2019 Takeaways: Suburb Shift, High Turnout and ‘Socialism!’

2019 Takeaways: Suburb Shift, High Turnout and ‘Socialism!’

Odd-year elections in Louisiana, Kentucky and Virginia have let Democrats expand their footprint in Southern states where Republicans dominated not long ago. Those outcomes hardly predict national 2020 results:...

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 at 04:40 PM CST

Pete Buttigieg Is Struggling With Black Voters — and Not Just Because He's Gay

Pete Buttigieg Is Struggling With Black Voters — and Not Just Because He's Gay

Pete Buttigieg, 37, may have won over many members of the mostly white political commentariat in New York and Washington, and recent polls of Iowa’s overwhelmingly white electorate put him at or near the...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 05:49 AM CST

Bloomberg Apologizes for 'Stop and Frisk' Police Practice

Bloomberg Apologizes for 'Stop and Frisk' Police Practice

Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New...

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 at 12:19 PM CDT

Abbott, Valdez at Odds in State's Only Gubernatorial Debate

Abbott, Valdez at Odds in State's Only Gubernatorial Debate

The first and only scheduled gubernatorial debate between Texas incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and challenger Lupe Valdez (D) will take place this Friday in Austin and will be broadcast in North Texas in English...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:58 PM CDT

Sparks Fly in First Cruz, O'Rourke Debate

Sparks Fly in First Cruz, O'Rourke Debate

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke squared-off in the first of three debates ahead of the November election.

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