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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 02:57 PM CDT

Heitkamp Apologizes for Ad Misidentifying Victims of Abuse

Heitkamp Apologizes for Ad Misidentifying Victims of Abuse

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized Tuesday for misidentifying victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and rape who were listed in a recent North Dakota newspaper ad aimed at her opponent. The Democrat, who is...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 05:58 PM CDT

Trump Insults Stormy Daniels' Looks After Legal Win

Trump Insults Stormy Daniels' Looks After Legal Win

President Donald Trump called Stormy Daniels a "horseface" Tuesday as he touted his victory in the porn actress' defamation lawsuit, prompting Daniels to fire back that he lacks self control and her lawyer to...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 08:50 AM CDT

Pompeo Visits Saudi Arabia With Concerns Over Missing Writer

Pompeo Visits Saudi Arabia With Concerns Over Missing Writer

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Saudi Arabia's crown prince on Tuesday after concerns of missing journalist Jamal Kashoggi prompted calls for an investigation into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul,...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 07:00 AM CDT

Ariz. Senate Debate: Candidate Accused of Backing 'Treason'

Ariz. Senate Debate: Candidate Accused of Backing 'Treason'

Republican Rep. Martha McSally accused her Democratic opponent, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, of supporting "treason," citing a 15-year-old radio interview -- a charge that Sinema dismissed as part of a "ridiculous"...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 03:06 PM CDT

Warren Calls Trump DNA Test Comments 'Creepy,' He Hits Back

Warren Calls Trump DNA Test Comments 'Creepy,' He Hits Back

Sen. Elizabeth Warren suggested President Donald Trump's comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is "creepy." She tweeted that the president makes...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 06:34 AM CDT

Mattis: Trump Says Defense Chief's Job '100 Percent' Safe

Mattis: Trump Says Defense Chief's Job '100 Percent' Safe

Amid speculation that he may soon be replaced, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump told him he supports the retired Marine general "100 percent." The assertion comes just days after...

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...

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