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Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 08:42 PM CST

In Kentucky, GOP Candidate Seeks Governor Vote Recanvass

In Kentucky, GOP Candidate Seeks Governor Vote Recanvass

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin asked Wednesday for a recanvass of Kentucky election results that showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear, who discounted the challenge and began preparing to...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 04:38 PM CST

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Backs Warren for President, Breaking With Other 'Squad' Members Who Endorsed Sanders

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Backs Warren for President, Breaking With Other 'Squad' Members Who Endorsed Sanders

Rep. Ayanna Pressley backed fellow Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren in her bid to be president Wednesday, citing the way the senator has been fighting for the people. Pressley's endorsement adds...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 06:21 PM CST

Taylor Had 'Clear Understanding' of Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

Taylor Had 'Clear Understanding' of Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

A State Department envoy told lawmakers it was his "clear understanding" the U.S. government intended to withhold military aid from Ukraine until the country committed to investigations sought by President...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 12:33 PM CST

Congress Approves Bill Expanding Animal Cruelty Law

Congress Approves Bill Expanding Animal Cruelty Law

Congress has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony. The bill would expand a 2010 law that made creation or distribution of so-called "animal crushing" videos illegal. The new...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 06:04 PM CST

Prosecutors: Stone Lied Because 'Truth Looked Bad' for Trump

Prosecutors: Stone Lied Because 'Truth Looked Bad' for Trump

Prosecutors in the trial of Roger Stone told jurors Wednesday that the longtime Donald Trump confidant repeatedly lied to Congress "because the truth looked bad" for the president. The opening arguments in the...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 12:10 PM CST

Amendment Would Make It Harder to Enact State Income Tax

Amendment Would Make It Harder to Enact State Income Tax

Nearly 2 million Texans voted Tuesday on 10 proposed state constitutional amendments, and all but one of them passed. Dallas Morning News Austin Bureau Chief Robert Garrett joins us.

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 01:21 PM CST

Judge Rejects New Trump Admin. Moral-Objection Health Rule Affecting Abortions

Judge Rejects New Trump Admin. Moral-Objection Health Rule Affecting Abortions

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new rule, not yet in effect, that allowed health care providers to refuse participation in abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds. U.S. District...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 02:29 PM CST

House to Hold First Public Impeachment Hearings Next Week

House to Hold First Public Impeachment Hearings Next Week

House Democrats will launch a major new phase of their impeachment inquiry next week with public hearings that will feature three State Department officials who have testified about their concerns about...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 09:37 AM CST

Analysis: Trump's GOP Has No Answer for Suburban Slide

Analysis: Trump's GOP Has No Answer for Suburban Slide

The suburban revolt against President Donald Trump's Republican Party is growing. And if nothing else, the GOP's struggle across the South on Tuesday revealed that Republicans don't have a plan to fix...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 06:41 PM CST

Trump to Kick Off NYC Veterans Day Parade, Offer Tribute

Trump to Kick Off NYC Veterans Day Parade, Offer Tribute

President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to kick off the New York City Veterans Day Parade next week. United War Veterans Council Chairman Douglas McGowan and the White House said on Wednesday that...

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