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Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 07:00 PM EDT

Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent

Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent

Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communica...

Sunday, Jan 26, 2014 at 12:06 PM EST

Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire

Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire

NJ's boisterous governor embroiled in gridlock fiasco

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:34 PM EDT

Abu Ghraib Ex-Inmates' Lawsuit Moves Ahead in Federal Court

Abu Ghraib Ex-Inmates' Lawsuit Moves Ahead in Federal Court

After nine years of fits and starts, dismissals and reinstatements, a federal lawsuit filed by one-time inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against civilian interrogators who worked there is...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:36 PM EDT

Investigators Reviewing HHS Chief's Private Charter Flights

Investigators Reviewing HHS Chief's Private Charter Flights

Federal investigators are examining Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's recent use of costly charter flights on the taxpayers' dime for official business. The HHS inspector general's office said...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:59 AM EDT

Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?

Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?

A wall along the Mexico border isn’t President Donald Trump’s only proposal to curtail immigration into the United States. Trump also wants to limit legal immigration into the U.S. by, among other revisions...

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 12:09 AM EDT

Obama-Era Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault Gets Scrapped

Obama-Era Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault Gets Scrapped

The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:35 PM EDT

Trump Dives Into Senate Runoff in Alabama

Trump Dives Into Senate Runoff in Alabama

President Donald Trump implored his supporters Friday to get behind an establishment-backed incumbent in a Republican runoff race in Alabama, arguing that Sen. Luther Strange will "drain the swamp" and...

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 07:10 PM EDT

Trump Trying to Turn Around GOP Holdouts on Health Bill

Trump Trying to Turn Around GOP Holdouts on Health Bill

Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party's last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:42 PM EDT

Health Care Repeal Could Hurt Philly's Homeless

Health Care Repeal Could Hurt Philly's Homeless

Funding from Obamacare helps keep vulnerable Philadelphians off the streets. But that money could dry up with a new push to repeal the Affordable Care Act. NBC10's Brandon Hudson explains.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 06:20 PM EDT

Lawmakers Discuss Health Care Bill

Lawmakers Discuss Health Care Bill

A health care showdown is underway as Republicans push another health care bill. Now, politicians in both parties are analyzing the pros and cons of the potential bill. NBC10's Lauren Mayk explains.

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