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Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 11:04 PM CDT

Democrats Lead Republicans on Fundraising Ahead of Midterms

Democrats Lead Republicans on Fundraising Ahead of Midterms

Democrats lead Republicans in the money race in many of the key Senate and House campaigns three weeks ahead of midterm elections that will determine control of Congress. Although the Senate map positions...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 07:04 PM CDT

Trump Sets 'Major Rally' With Cruz for Houston on Oct. 22

Trump Sets 'Major Rally' With Cruz for Houston on Oct. 22

President Donald Trump will star at a rally in Houston on Oct. 22 to help Sen. Ted Cruz, the president's campaign announced Monday night.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 10:45 PM CDT

Judge Tosses Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit Against Trump

Judge Tosses Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit Against Trump

A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 06:03 PM CDT

Saudis Considering Plan to Admit Writer Killed in Consulate

Saudis Considering Plan to Admit Writer Killed in Consulate

Saudi Arabia’s government is discussing a plan to admit that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, three people with knowledge of the situation tell NBC...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 05:06 PM CDT

Trump: 'Hard to Believe' Devastation Caused by Hurricane Michael

Trump: 'Hard to Believe' Devastation Caused by Hurricane Michael

On Monday President Donald Trump traveled to Florida to see first-hand the damage caused by Hurricane Michael.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 05:42 PM CDT

Valdez, Dem Candidates to Embark on 10-Day State Tour

Valdez, Dem Candidates to Embark on 10-Day State Tour

Some democratic candidates, including Sheriff Lupe Valdez, will begin a 10-day, 47-stop state tour on Wednesday.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 03:31 PM CDT

Feds Find Increasing Attempts to Hack US Election Systems

Feds Find Increasing Attempts to Hack US Election Systems

The Department of Homeland Security says it's working to identify who — or what — is behind an increasing number of attempted cyber attacks on U.S. election databases ahead of next month's midterms. "We are...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 07:42 PM CDT

Police: Suspicious Letter Sent to Sen. Susan Collins' Home

Police: Suspicious Letter Sent to Sen. Susan Collins' Home

Police are investigating after a suspicious letter was sent to the Maine home of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins. Bangor police said officers responded to Collins' West Broadway home just before 2 p.m. Monday for a...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 01:43 PM CDT

US Budget Deficit Expands to $779 Billion in Fiscal 2018

US Budget Deficit Expands to $779 Billion in Fiscal 2018

The U.S. federal budget deficit rose in fiscal year 2018 as spending climbed, the Trump administration said Monday. The deficit jumped to $779 billion, $113 billion higher than the previous fiscal period,...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 10:17 AM CDT

Search Continues for Missing in Hurricane Michael

Search Continues for Missing in Hurricane Michael

Emergency responders continue to search for those who were last seen riding out Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle as President Donald Trump head to Florida and Georgia to survey the damage. The storm...

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