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Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 10:07 PM EDT

CNN Hires Fired Trump Campaign Manager

CNN Hires Fired Trump Campaign Manager

CNN has hired former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski as a commentator on the campaign, only days after he was fired by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 07:02 AM EDT

House Passes $1.1B Zika Bill Over Democratic Opposition

House Passes $1.1B Zika Bill Over Democratic Opposition

The House has passed a $1.1 billion House-Senate measure to combat the Zika virus, but the GOP-drafted measure is a nonstarter with Senate Democrats and the Obama White House. The measure was unveiled...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 12:44 AM EDT

Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis No Stranger to Sit-Ins

Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis No Stranger to Sit-Ins

Rep. John Lewis, 76, led a sit-in on Wednesday in a quest to force a vote on gun control. And the Civil Rights icon has faced angry mobs hurling racial epithets, jail and a beating by cops wielding night sticks...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 07:21 AM EDT

Rubio Move Part of GOP Strategy to Keep Senate Even if Trump Loses

Rubio Move Part of GOP Strategy to Keep Senate Even if Trump Loses

Marco Rubio's decision on Wednesday to run for re-election for his Florida U.S. Senate seat, at the urging of party leaders, is part of an aggressive series of moves the GOP is taking in the hopes of keeping...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 10:23 PM EDT

Donuts, Cellphones Help Sustain Dems' Congress Sit-In

Donuts, Cellphones Help Sustain Dems' Congress Sit-In

The Democrats' sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives, a protest aimed at winning votes on gun control measures Wednesday, was largely unprecedented, and it brought some unusual solutions to keep it...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:12 AM EDT

Trump Has 'No Answers': Clinton

Trump Has 'No Answers': Clinton

Hillary Clinton pushed back against Donald Trump's questions about her religion and her competence Wednesday, casting him as a candidate with not much else to say about how he'd lead the nation.

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