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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 09:01 PM CDT

Trump Jokes About Impeachment on the Campaign Trail

Trump Jokes About Impeachment on the Campaign Trail

President Donald Trump joked about talk of impeaching him and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during a campaign rally on Tuesday night, NBC News reported. "The Democrats are even talking about doing...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 09:40 PM CDT

Cruz Declined CNN Town Hall; O'Rourke's Set for Oct. 18

Cruz Declined CNN Town Hall; O'Rourke's Set for Oct. 18

CNN will host a live hourlong town hall session with Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-El Paso) next week. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) declined the network's offer to do his own town hall.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 05:46 PM CDT

TX Ag Commish Backs Confederate Group's License Plate

TX Ag Commish Backs Confederate Group's License Plate

Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is backing a renewed attempt by the state arm of the Sons of Confederate Veterans to generate money from specialty license plate sales.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 10:29 PM CDT

Tuesday Was the Last Day to Register to Vote

Tuesday Was the Last Day to Register to Vote

Tuesday was the last day to register to vote in Texas. Applications must be postmarked October 9.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 07:39 PM CDT

In Boon for Farmers, Trump Lifts Restrictions on Ethanol

In Boon for Farmers, Trump Lifts Restrictions on Ethanol

The Trump administration is moving to allow year-round sales of gasoline with higher blends of ethanol, a boon for Iowa and other farm states that have pushed for greater sales of the corn-based fuel. President...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 05:57 PM CDT

Want Election Results? On West Coast, Patience Is Required

Want Election Results? On West Coast, Patience Is Required

If control of the U.S. House comes down to any of the competitive congressional races in Washington state and California, the nation might have to wait days to learn the outcome. In both of those states, voters...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 02:07 PM CDT

4 Weeks Out, Kavanaugh a Flashpoint in Race to Define Elections

4 Weeks Out, Kavanaugh a Flashpoint in Race to Define Elections

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court fired the starting pistol for the final sprint to Election Day, with control of the House and Senate at stake. The nation's reckoning with power and who to...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 12:32 PM CDT

Voter Registration Spikes After Taylor Swift Gets Political

Voter Registration Spikes After Taylor Swift Gets Political

In the days since Taylor Swift broke her silence on politics, endorsing two Democrats from her home state, thousands of Americans have registered to vote, NBC News reported. On Sunday, the singer directed fans...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 11:53 AM CDT

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley to Leave Trump Admin.

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley to Leave Trump Admin.

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, announced in the White House with President Donald Trump that she will resign at the end of the year, saying it was time for someone else to do the job.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 05:58 PM CDT

UN Ambassador Haley Resigning in Latest Trump Shake-Up

UN Ambassador Haley Resigning in Latest Trump Shake-Up

In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced Tuesday she is resigning at the end of the year, raising fresh questions about the...

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