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Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 04:55 PM CDT

Recession Signs Worry Trump Ahead of 2020

Recession Signs Worry Trump Ahead of 2020

President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 02:46 PM CDT

California Files Lawsuit Over Trump Immigration Rule

California Files Lawsuit Over Trump Immigration Rule

California and three other states on Friday filed the latest court challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 04:04 PM CDT

Court: US Can Reject Asylum Along Parts of Mexico Border

Court: US Can Reject Asylum Along Parts of Mexico Border

A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 02:18 PM CDT

Tlaib Won't Go to West Bank Despite Israeli Permit

Tlaib Won't Go to West Bank Despite Israeli Permit

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank despite Israel granting her a permit based on humanitarian grounds because of "oppressive" conditions Israel placed on her visit.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 01:14 PM CDT

Trump Calls Supporter Whose Weight He Mocked at NH Rally

Trump Calls Supporter Whose Weight He Mocked at NH Rally

When protesters disrupted President Donald Trump's rally in New Hampshire Thursday night, he took notice and sent some derision of his own, mocking one man in the group for a "serious weight problem." But...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 12:56 PM CDT

Greenland Says It's 'Not For Sale' After Trump Raises Prospect With Aides

Greenland Says It's 'Not For Sale' After Trump Raises Prospect With Aides

Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder. Although amused, they’re definitely not warming up to the U.S. president’s talk of buying the semiautonomous Danish territory. “We see it as an...

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.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 06:03 AM CDT

Rep. Joaquin Castro Responds to Gov. Abbott's Town Hall

Rep. Joaquin Castro Responds to Gov. Abbott's Town Hall

Rep. Joaquin Castro responded to Gov. Greg Abbott's Town Hall which addressed a wide range of topics, including gun safety.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 05:56 AM CDT

In Town Hall, Gov. Abbott Promises Laws to Keep Texans Safe

In Town Hall, Gov. Abbott Promises Laws to Keep Texans Safe

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott participated in a statewide Town Hall Thursday where he addressed topics such as gun policies, immigration and school safety, among others, NBC affiliate KXAN reported.

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