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Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:01 AM EST

House Rebukes GOP's Steve King Over Racist Remarks

House Rebukes GOP's Steve King Over Racist Remarks

A Democratic measure rebuking Republican Rep. Steve King for his comments about white supremacy won easy approval Tuesday in the House. In a twist, the nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:53 PM EST

Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules Blocked Nationwide

Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules Blocked Nationwide

A federal judge on Monday put a nationwide hold on Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone in...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:36 PM EST

More Federal Workers Speaking Out Over Shutdown

More Federal Workers Speaking Out Over Shutdown

More faces of the partial government shutdown are going public every day the slowdown continues.

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 04:53 PM EST

AP Fact Check: Trump Pokes Pelosi for Trip She Didn't Take

AP Fact Check: Trump Pokes Pelosi for Trip She Didn't Take

President Donald Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of partying on a beach in Puerto Rico — with lobbyists, no less — while he sat in the White House over the weekend ready to work out a deal to end the...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 02:28 PM EST

Trump Calls Putin Meeting 'No Big Deal'

Trump Calls Putin Meeting 'No Big Deal'

President Trump on Monday responded to the New York Times bombshell report that in 2017 the FBI opened an investigation into whether he had worked on behalf of Russia. "I never worked for Russia, you...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 02:34 PM EST

Trump Denies Ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

Trump Denies Ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

President Donald Trump on Monday denied he ever worked for Russia against U.S. interests, addressing an extraordinary question that has haunted his presidency and shows no sign of going away. Speaking from the...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 10:32 AM EST

Trump Denies Bombshell Russia Reports From NYT, Post

Trump Denies Bombshell Russia Reports From NYT, Post

President Donald Trump responded to accusations of Russian collusion in two separate bombshell reports from the New York Times and the Washington Post. Trump denied that he fired former FBI Director James Comey...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:35 PM EST

Trump's AG Nominee: Mueller Should Be Allowed to Finish Work

Trump's AG Nominee: Mueller Should Be Allowed to Finish Work

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general will tell senators "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation, and said he believes...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:48 AM EST

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in 13 States

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in 13 States

A Trump administration rule that would allow more employers to opt out of covering birth control from women will not take effect on Jan. 14 as scheduled. The rules would let employers claim exemption for...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:53 AM EST

2020 Democratic Primary 'Really Starting to Heat Up'

2020 Democratic Primary 'Really Starting to Heat Up'

After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode. With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and...

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