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Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 07:26 AM EDT

Trump Jr. Defends Dad's Response to Racial Protests

Trump Jr. Defends Dad's Response to Racial Protests

Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday stood by his father's declarations that "both sides" were to blame after August's racially driven violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a white supremacist killed a counter-p...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 09:24 PM EDT

Mueller’s Team Traveled to Interview Dossier Ex-Spy

Mueller’s Team Traveled to Interview Dossier Ex-Spy

Members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team traveled to interview the former British intelligence officer who authored a dossier alleging collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, a source close...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 08:11 PM EDT

Tillerson Asked to WH Amid Presidential Fury: Sources

Tillerson Asked to WH Amid Presidential Fury: Sources

John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, abruptly scrapped plans to travel with President Donald Trump on Wednesday so he could try to contain his boss’s fury and manage the fallout from new revelations about...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 05:44 PM EDT

New Wave of Protest Leaders Emerged After Ferguson

New Wave of Protest Leaders Emerged After Ferguson

Young people thrust into activism by the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson are leading a new wave of civil disobedience in St. Louis, mentored by a civil rights movement veteran and driven by...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 04:27 PM EDT

Report: Trump-Tied Lobbyists Cash in on Their Connections

Report: Trump-Tied Lobbyists Cash in on Their Connections

The day after the presidential election, the Washington lobbying firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck touted its Republican team's "significant relationships ... with those who will steer the incoming Trump...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 03:42 PM EDT

House Dem Calls for Review of Kushner and Ivanka Emails

House Dem Calls for Review of Kushner and Ivanka Emails

A top House Democrat is calling on federal investigators to review whether President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law exposed classified information through their use of personal email. The congressman...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 03:33 PM EDT

Leading House Democrat Calls on Pelosi to Step Down

Leading House Democrat Calls on Pelosi to Step Down

A high-ranking Democratic California official has proposed minority leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California step down to allow for another generation of Democrats to show leadership. Rep. Linda Sanchez of...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 11:28 PM EDT

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally — a move that gives the nation's most populous state another...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 02:13 PM EDT

For-Profits to Blame for Most Student Debt Defaults: Study

For-Profits to Blame for Most Student Debt Defaults: Study

Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who attended public schools, according to a federal study published Thursday. The report by the...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 01:38 PM EDT

What Is DACA? Here’s What You Need to Know

What Is DACA? Here’s What You Need to Know

The program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas has been rescinded. But many questions remain about what will happen to...

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