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Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 05:05 PM CST

Pelosi Postpones Afghan Trip, Accuses Trump Admin. of Leak

Pelosi Postpones Afghan Trip, Accuses Trump Admin. of Leak

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that she's pushed back a congressional trip to Afghanistan she was attempting to organize after the Trump administration leaked that she was trying to make the trip on a...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 07:29 PM CST

Congress to Probe Whether Trump Told Lawyer Cohen to Lie

Congress to Probe Whether Trump Told Lawyer Cohen to Lie

Democrats are vowing to investigate whether President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate project, calling that possibility a "concern of...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 07:09 AM CST

MLK Holiday Represents Big Moment for 2020 Democrats

MLK Holiday Represents Big Moment for 2020 Democrats

Monday's observance of what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.'s 90th birthday is emerging as an important moment for Democrats eyeing the White House to talk about one of the most divisive issues in...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 07:29 PM CST

President Trump Reportedly Directed Cohen to Lie to Congress

President Trump Reportedly Directed Cohen to Lie to Congress

According to a new report from BuzzFeed, President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about efforts to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. The report, published late Thursday evening, cited...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 05:32 AM CST

Analysis: Trump Says Wall Will Stop Drugs, Facts Differ

Analysis: Trump Says Wall Will Stop Drugs, Facts Differ

In his demands that Congress set aside $5.7 billion for a border wall, President Donald Trump has insisted that a new physical barrier would stop heroin entering the U.S. from Mexico.But U.S. statistics,...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 07:13 PM CST

Trump, North Korean Leader to Hold 2nd Summit

Trump, North Korean Leader to Hold 2nd Summit

President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear weapons, the White House announced Friday. News of a second...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 03:27 AM CST

Pence Reacts to Criticism of Wife's Job at Anti-LGBTQ School

Pence Reacts to Criticism of Wife's Job at Anti-LGBTQ School

Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday addressed news coverage and criticism regarding his wife’s decision to return to teaching at a Virginia elementary school that explicitly bars LGBTQ employees and students...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 03:11 AM CST

Federal Judge in Wisconsin Strikes Early-Voting Restrictions

Federal Judge in Wisconsin Strikes Early-Voting Restrictions

A federal judge on Thursday struck down early-voting restrictions Wisconsin Republicans adopted in a December lame-duck legislative session, saying the limits mirror restrictions he blocked two years ago. Repu...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 12:57 AM CST

Treasury Poised to Ease Sanctions Tied to Russian Oligarch

Treasury Poised to Ease Sanctions Tied to Russian Oligarch

The Treasury Department appears set to lift sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska despite concerns from lawmakers in both parties who say the Trump administration should be...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 06:10 PM CST

Gabbard Apologizes for Past Hurtful LGBTQ Statements

Gabbard Apologizes for Past Hurtful LGBTQ Statements

Presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is responding to criticism about her past work advocating against gay rights by recording a new YouTube video. The nearly four-minute-long video released Thursday...

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