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Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 05:55 PM EDT

Sanders Makes Case for Democratic Socialism After Criticism

Sanders Makes Case for Democratic Socialism After Criticism

Bernie Sanders on Wednesday mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 05:27 PM EDT

Ex-Trump Aide Hicks to Appear Before House Committee

Ex-Trump Aide Hicks to Appear Before House Committee

Former White House aide Hope Hicks has agreed to testify privately before the House Judiciary Committee next week, chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., announced Wednesday. Hicks will appear before the committee on...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 04:29 PM EDT

9/11 Bill to Compensate Victims Clears House Hurdle

9/11 Bill to Compensate Victims Clears House Hurdle

A bill that would prevent a fund to compensate victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks from running out of money passed a key hurdle in the House on Wednesday, NBC News reported. Senate Minority Leader...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:48 PM EDT

House Panel Votes to Hold Top US Officials in Contempt

House Panel Votes to Hold Top US Officials in Contempt

A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 05:11 AM EDT

Reps of 22 Foreign Gov'ts Spent Money at Trump Properties

Reps of 22 Foreign Gov'ts Spent Money at Trump Properties

Representatives of at least 22 foreign governments appear to have spent money at Trump Organization properties, an NBC News review has found, hinting at a significant foreign cash flow to the American president...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 03:14 PM EDT

Congress Told Russia 2016 Election Moves Typical 'Spycraft'

Congress Told Russia 2016 Election Moves Typical 'Spycraft'

Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election bore some of the textbook tricks of the trade of Kremlin spycraft, including the volume and breadth of contacts with Trump associates,...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:15 PM EDT

Trump Jr. Glad Senate Testimony 'Is Finally Over'

Trump Jr. Glad Senate Testimony 'Is Finally Over'

Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, spoke to the Senate intelligence committee for around three hours Wednesday, following up on a 2017 interview with the same panel as part of its two-year-long Russia...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 04:14 PM EDT

Rep. Omar Filed Joint Tax Returns Before She Married Husband

Rep. Omar Filed Joint Tax Returns Before She Married Husband

Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules. They also revealed that she had filed joint tax returns with her husband years...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 08:11 AM EDT

US to Use Army Base in Oklahoma to Shelter Migrant Children

US to Use Army Base in Oklahoma to Shelter Migrant Children

The federal government has chosen a military base in Oklahoma as the location for a new temporary shelter to house migrant children and is considering a customs port in southern New Mexico as another option...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 06:25 PM EDT

Biden, Trump Hold Dueling Events in Iowa

Biden, Trump Hold Dueling Events in Iowa

Former vice president and current Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and President Donald Trump held dueling events in Iowa on Thursday.

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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