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Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 04:29 AM CST

Sen. Warren to Address Reform Judaism Convention

Sen. Warren to Address Reform Judaism Convention

Thousands of delegates attending a Reform Judaism convention in Boston will be hearing from Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 06:52 AM CST

Lawmakers Work to Fund Children's Health Program

Lawmakers Work to Fund Children's Health Program

A two-week spending bill is making money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children's Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 05:15 AM CST

Franken's Exit Gives GOP Sudden Chance for Senate Gain

Franken's Exit Gives GOP Sudden Chance for Senate Gain

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's departure from the Senate solves one problem for Democrats, demonstrating their will to push out one of their own when sexual harassment allegations pile up. Now they must worry about...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 09:49 PM CST

First Lady Wishes to Spend Holiday on Deserted Island

First Lady Wishes to Spend Holiday on Deserted Island

If she could spend the holidays anywhere in the world, Melania Trump says she'd take her family to a deserted, tropical island. The first lady revealed her wish Thursday during a Christmastime visit with...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 08:41 PM CST

First Lady Melania Trump Wishes to Spend Holidays on a Deserted Island

First Lady Melania Trump Wishes to Spend Holidays on a Deserted Island

First Lady Melania Trump visited a children's hospital in Washington D.C. for a Christmastime visit, answering children's questions and reading a story to them. When asked where she would want to go if she...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 06:57 AM CST

Ethics Panel Expands Probe Into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas

Ethics Panel Expands Probe Into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas

The House Ethics Committee says it is expanding an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas. The committee said it will investigate whether Farenthold...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 08:36 PM CST

House Ethics Panel: Nunes Didn't Leak Classified Information

House Ethics Panel: Nunes Didn't Leak Classified Information

The House Ethics Committee on Thursday cleared the chairman of the House intelligence committee on a complaint that he may have leaked classified information, paving the way for Rep. Devin Nunes to again lead...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 06:19 PM CST

Democrats Join Increasingly Crowded Races in Deep-Red Texas

Democrats Join Increasingly Crowded Races in Deep-Red Texas

Some new faces hope to end a long political drought for Democrats in Texas.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 05:27 PM CST

A Day Later, No 'Jerusalem, Israel,' on US Government Maps

A Day Later, No 'Jerusalem, Israel,' on US Government Maps

You won't find "Jerusalem, Israel," on any U.S. government maps. Ditto for documents. And despite President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, you still won't. A day after Trump's...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 05:02 PM CST

Franken Exit Could Be Game-Changer for Control of Senate

Franken Exit Could Be Game-Changer for Control of Senate

Following Sen. Al Franken's resignation announcement amid sexual misconduct allegations, Republicans and Democrats are hunting for top-tier candidates to run for the Senate seat, NBC News reported. Franken's...

 

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