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Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:01 PM CDT

Top Moments: Cruz, O'Rourke Face Off in Texas Senate Debate

Top Moments: Cruz, O'Rourke Face Off in Texas Senate Debate

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz had a chance to show off his often praised debating skills tonight in his first match-up against Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke, the El Paso congressman running a strong...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:04 PM CDT

Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz Square Off in First Debate

Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz Square Off in First Debate

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Sen. Ted Cruz faced each other in the first of three planned debates Friday in what has become a neck and neck race for the Texas senate seat.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 04:56 PM CDT

Ivanka Trump Tours Walmart Academy in Mesquite

Ivanka Trump Tours Walmart Academy in Mesquite

Special assistant to the president Ivanka Trump continued her tour through Texas Friday, stopping at a Mesquite Walmart. It was part of an event to showcase the growth of the retail giant's training academy.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 03:59 PM CDT

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target is "deeply troubled" by the Trump administration's escalating trade war, saying it threatens to undermine the U.S. economy, penalizes American families and raises prices on everything from backpacks to...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 03:46 PM CDT

Rosenstein Joked About Secretly Recording Trump: Officials

Rosenstein Joked About Secretly Recording Trump: Officials

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was joking when he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump and does not believe Trump should be removed from office through the use of procedures...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:43 AM CDT

Cruz, Beto Debate Preview

Cruz, Beto Debate Preview

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso) will hold the first of three debates ahead of Election Day on Friday. The debate will be held at Southern Methodist University in Dallas in...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 02:09 PM CDT

Trump Hits Pause on Declassifying Russia Probe-Related Docs

Trump Hits Pause on Declassifying Russia Probe-Related Docs

President Donald Trump on Friday delayed his own order to declassify and release documents from the FBI's Russia investigation, saying the Justice Department and U.S. allies have raised security concerns...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:12 AM CDT

Kavanaugh Accuser Outlines Conditions to Testify

Kavanaugh Accuser Outlines Conditions to Testify

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the professor accusing President Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, may end up testifying after all. Attorneys for Dr. Ford said she's too busy dealing with death threats...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:35 AM CDT

Other Nations Adjust to 'America First' Policy: Analysis

Other Nations Adjust to 'America First' Policy: Analysis

America first? Try America first, second and third. As President Donald Trump prepares for his second U.N. General Assembly, the Olympics of international diplomacy, his administration has turned unabashedly...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 05:51 AM CDT

Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford...

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