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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 06:41 PM CDT

Mayor Rawlings Wants to Move City Elections to November

Mayor Rawlings Wants to Move City Elections to November

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings believes the number of elections affects turnout, and wants to move city elections to November.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 02:13 PM CDT

Teachers Demand Higher Pay at N.C. Rally

Teachers Demand Higher Pay at N.C. Rally

Thousands of teachers marched in Raleigh, North Carolina, and called for a pay raise and increased education funding.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 09:19 AM CDT

Senate Votes to Save 'Net Neutrality'; Plan Heads to House

Senate Votes to Save 'Net Neutrality'; Plan Heads to House

Don't expect the House to go along with the Senate's 52-47 passage of legislation that would revive an Obama-era rule requiring equal treatment for all web traffic by internet providers. Opponents such as Sen....

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:52 PM CDT

Trump Discloses Cohen Payment, Raising New Legal Questions

Trump Discloses Cohen Payment, Raising New Legal Questions

President Donald Trump revealed in his financial disclosure Wednesday that he reimbursed personal attorney Michael Cohen as much as $250,000 for unspecified "expenses," with no mention of a $130,000 payment...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 02:12 PM CDT

Dems Try to Balance Governing Agenda With Resistance Fervor

Dems Try to Balance Governing Agenda With Resistance Fervor

The Democratic Party's struggle to regain its political footing after the 2016 election while channeling progressive anger over President Donald Trump was on display at the Center for American Progress’ 2018...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 04:38 PM CDT

Trump: US Hasn't Been Notified About Threat to Cancel Summit

Trump: US Hasn't Been Notified About Threat to Cancel Summit

Amid fresh uncertainty over his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he is committed to pressing for the country to abandon its nuclear program as part...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 04:11 PM CDT

Email Challenges Pruitt Account on Motorcade Lights, Siren

Email Challenges Pruitt Account on Motorcade Lights, Siren

Lawmakers at a Senate hearing Wednesday hammered Scott Pruitt with his toughest questioning to date amid federal investigations on his spending, bodyguards and ties with lobbyists, in exchanges that included...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 09:59 AM CDT

Still No Apology for McCain From Trump Administration

Still No Apology for McCain From Trump Administration

President Donald Trump met with his fellow Republicans to talk domestic policy Tuesday, while the question of whether the president owes Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., an apology loomed over the meeting. Last week a...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 08:15 AM CDT

Trump Admin. Mulls Housing Immigrant Kids at Military Bases

Trump Admin. Mulls Housing Immigrant Kids at Military Bases

The Health and Human Services Department is considering housing at military bases those children picked up crossing the U.S. border illegally either alone or after being separated from their parents by the...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 09:11 AM CDT

Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not Troubled That I Met With Russian

Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not Troubled That I Met With Russian

Questioned intently by a Senate committee, President Donald Trump's son struck a firmly unapologetic tone, deflected many queries and said he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian...

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