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Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 07:15 PM CDT

Trump Wants to Cut Red Tape, Hasten Water Projects in West

Trump Wants to Cut Red Tape, Hasten Water Projects in West

President Donald Trump on Friday ordered the government to speed up environmental reviews and streamline regulations that he says are hindering work on major water projects in California and other Western...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 03:17 PM CDT

Migrants Storm Through Guatemala Border to Mexico

Migrants Storm Through Guatemala Border to Mexico

Thousands of migrants from Central America gathered at the Guatemala-Mexico border Friday. After several broke the Guatemalan fence, the migrants rushed through the entry way to attempt to enter Mexico.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 03:08 PM CDT

Paul Manafort, in Wheelchair, Learns Sentencing Date

Paul Manafort, in Wheelchair, Learns Sentencing Date

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort rolled into a Virginia federal court Friday in a wheelchair and wearing a green prison uniform instead of his signature tailored suit. The judge scheduled Manafort...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 01:52 PM CDT

Russian Woman Charged With Interfering in 2018 Election

Russian Woman Charged With Interfering in 2018 Election

U.S. prosecutors have charged a Russian woman who works for an oligarch close to Russian President Vladimir Putin with attempting to meddle in the 2018 midterm elections, authorities said Friday. The charges...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 12:47 PM CDT

Beto O'Rourke Tells National Audience He'd Impeach Trump

Beto O'Rourke Tells National Audience He'd Impeach Trump

Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke told a national television audience Thursday night that he'd vote to impeach President Donald Trump and believes Texas can lead the way to a national embracing of relaxed...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 10:44 AM CDT

For Candidates Propelled by Trump in Primary, General Looms

For Candidates Propelled by Trump in Primary, General Looms

In a video advertisement for his Florida gubernatorial campaign, Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis urged his toddler-aged daughter to "build the wall" with colorful toy blocks. DeSantis, who faced off against an...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 08:49 AM CDT

Poll: Just 1 in 4 Thinks Kavanaugh Told Entire Truth

Poll: Just 1 in 4 Thinks Kavanaugh Told Entire Truth

Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, with Republicans and Democrats holding...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 10:19 AM CDT

National Issues Loom Large in Key House Race Near DC

National Issues Loom Large in Key House Race Near DC

Warner Workman has met his Virginia congresswoman several times at local events and says he's "always dumbfounded when she actually remembers my name." Rep. Barbara Comstock's social media pages are filled with...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 07:49 AM CDT

Heitkamp Renews Ad Apology, Attacks on Trade During Debate

Heitkamp Renews Ad Apology, Attacks on Trade During Debate

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp opened her debate Thursday against Republican challenger Kevin Cramer with a renewed apology for a newspaper ad attacking her opponent that improperly identified some survivors of domestic...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 07:05 AM CDT

Health Care, Tariffs Take Center Stage in Mo. Senate Debate

Health Care, Tariffs Take Center Stage in Mo. Senate Debate

Missouri Republican candidate Josh Hawley used a Thursday debate to try to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal for the increasingly red state of Missouri, while McCaskill continued to hammer...

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