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Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 01:31 PM CDT

Civil Rights Groups Sue Ga. for Holding Voter Registrations

Civil Rights Groups Sue Ga. for Holding Voter Registrations

Civil rights groups sued Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the Republican candidate for governor who also oversees elections in the state, saying the method his office uses to verify new voter registrations...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 09:39 PM CDT

Dem Seizes on Rohrabacher’s Russia-Friendly Views In SoCal

Dem Seizes on Rohrabacher’s Russia-Friendly Views In SoCal

Southern California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, who tells a story of losing a drunken arm-wrestling match with Vladimir Putin in the 1990s to settle who won the Cold War, has long advocated friendly...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 11:38 AM CDT

Independent Women Voters Critical in Montana Senate Race

 Independent Women Voters Critical in Montana Senate Race

A key factor in deciding the outcome of Montana's high-profile Senate race will be whether independent women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 will stick with the president and Republicans again this year,...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 10:51 AM CDT

GOP Decries Dems' 'Mob Rule,' Flipping the Script

GOP Decries Dems' 'Mob Rule,' Flipping the Script

President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are forecasting nightmarish Democratic "mob rule" to amp up GOP voters for next month's critical midterm elections, flipping the script from complaints that it's...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 10:13 AM CDT

Beto O'Rourke Raised $38.1 Million in Last Three Months

Beto O'Rourke Raised $38.1 Million in Last Three Months

Democrat Beto O'Rourke says he raised a record-breaking $38.1 million in the past three months, more than tripling the haul of his Republican opponent, Sen. Ted Cruz.

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 08:53 AM CDT

Melania Trump Says She Loves Trump, Ignores Cheating Rumors

Melania Trump Says She Loves Trump, Ignores Cheating Rumors

Melania Trump says she loves President Donald Trump and has "much more important things to think about" than allegations he cheated on her with a porn star, a Playboy Playmate or anyone else. Mrs. Trump, who...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 06:52 AM CDT

Can We Talk? Trump's Riding High — and He's Got a Lot to Say

Can We Talk? Trump's Riding High — and He's Got a Lot to Say

Donald Trump would like to chat. And, boy, is he ever. Riding high after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's successful confirmation, the president has been on a rollicking press tour of late. He's...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 05:41 AM CDT

Bill Introduced to Prevent Foreign Ownership of US Election Firms

Bill Introduced to Prevent Foreign Ownership of US Election Firms

Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen introduced new legislation Thursday to prevent foreign ownership or control of companies that support U.S. election systems. The move comes after state leaders...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 03:45 AM CDT

'Mob Rule': GOP Paints Democrats as Rowdy Radicals

'Mob Rule': GOP Paints Democrats as Rowdy Radicals

President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are forecasting nightmarish Democratic "mob rule" to amp up GOP voters for next month's critical midterm elections, flipping the script from complaints that it's...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 08:37 AM CDT

Journalist's Disappearance Tests Trump's Close Saudi Ties

Journalist's Disappearance Tests Trump's Close Saudi Ties

Sword dancers. Gleaming palaces. Military jets streaming red, white and blue trails. President Donald Trump soaked up the grandeur of Saudi Arabia on his first foreign stop as president last year and envisioned...

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