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Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 09:39 PM EDT

Maine Gov. Threatens 'Snot-Nosed' Lawmaker in Voicemail

Maine Gov. Threatens 'Snot-Nosed' Lawmaker in Voicemail

Maine Gov. Paul LePage issued a partial apology on Friday after unleashing an obscene tirade on a state legislator, leaving him an expletive-laden and threatening message and telling reporters he wished it were...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 09:23 AM EDT

Clinton Defends Work of Family Foundation

Clinton Defends Work of Family Foundation

Hillary Clinton is defending the work of her family foundation, saying the organization needs more time to ensure the continuity of their programs. If elected, Clinton said she'll take additional steps to make...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 07:57 AM EDT

Trump Immigration Waffle Reflects Voter Confusion on Issue

Trump Immigration Waffle Reflects Voter Confusion on Issue

Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old Republican paused as he complained about U.S.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 06:10 AM EDT

US, Russia Renew Push for Elusive Agreement on Syria

US, Russia Renew Push for Elusive Agreement on Syria

The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 11:05 PM EDT

Tim Kaine Doesn't 'Buy' Trump's Immigration Positions

Tim Kaine Doesn't 'Buy' Trump's Immigration Positions

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine says GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's shifting positions on immigration can't be trusted. Speaking during a Thursday afternoon taping of CBS's "The Late...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:59 PM EDT

'Alt-Right' Hashtag Spurs Racism, Rebukes During Speech

'Alt-Right' Hashtag Spurs Racism, Rebukes During Speech

Wondering what "alt-right" means? There's a hashtag for that — but the results might not be pretty. People in the niche conservative movement are using the hashtag #AltRightMeans not only to define the...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 06:55 AM EDT

Trump Built Campaign on 'Prejudice and Paranoia': Clinton

Trump Built Campaign on 'Prejudice and Paranoia': Clinton

Hillary Clinton says rival Donald Trump is spreading hateful messages online by retweeting white supremacists and anti-Semitic tweets and images to his millions of Twitter followers. Clinton delivered a speech

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 05:12 PM EDT

Trump: I'll Unveil New Immigration Policy in '1 or 2 Weeks'

Trump: I'll Unveil New Immigration Policy in '1 or 2 Weeks'

Donald Trump is meeting with participants in a new Republican Party initiative meant to train young and largely minority campaign volunteers. More than a dozen members of the Republican Leadership Institute...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 09:40 AM EDT

Woman Shocked by Trump's 'Bigot' Comment at Rally

Woman Shocked by Trump's 'Bigot' Comment at Rally

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has been aggressively courting African-American voters, accused Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" who panders to minorities. The remark appeared to catch...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:16 AM EDT

Welcome to the Trump-Clinton Conspiracy Election

Welcome to the Trump-Clinton Conspiracy Election

It's a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the "vast right-wing conspiracy" and another who was a leader of the so-called "birther" movement. Donald Trump and his surrogates...

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