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Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 06:38 PM EDT

Obama Announces New Steps to Curb Gun Violence

Obama Announces New Steps to Curb Gun Violence

President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them...

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 at 01:49 AM EDT

Amid Chaotic Rally, Trump Makes Case to Calif. GOP

Amid Chaotic Rally, Trump Makes Case to Calif. GOP

Donald Trump, the outsider, made his case to California's Republican establishment on Friday as protesters clashed with police. Demonstrators swarmed outside the hotel near San Francisco airport, forcing Trump...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 05:18 PM EDT

Clinton Team Shifting Staff to General Election States

Clinton Team Shifting Staff to General Election States

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is preparing to hire staffers in some of the general election’s battleground states, NBC News reported. A Clinton campaign official told NBC News the first wave of new hires...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 01:34 PM EDT

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Endorses Ted Cruz

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Endorses Ted Cruz

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence endorsed Ted Cruz on Friday ahead of the Hoosier State's critical primary. "I'm not against anybody, but I will be voting for Ted Cruz," Pence said on the conservative talk radio...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 08:13 PM EDT

Vt. Mayor Considers Sending Debt Collectors After Trump

Vt. Mayor Considers Sending Debt Collectors After Trump

The city of Burlington, Vermont, is considering calling a debt collection agency on a billionaire: Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. Mayor Miro Weinberger, a Democrat, said Trump is nearly...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 10:44 AM EDT

John Wayne Day Rejected Over Racism Concerns

John Wayne Day Rejected Over Racism Concerns

What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring late, world-renowned movie icon John Wayne exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 11:08 AM EDT

New Low for Chris Christie in New Jersey

New Low for Chris Christie in New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie's favorability rating among registered voters in New Jersey has hit an all-time low.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 08:15 AM EDT

Police Bust NJ Weedman's Joint, Find Marijuana

Police Bust NJ Weedman's Joint, Find Marijuana

A marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman has been arrested again on marijuana charges after law enforcement raided his restaurant and cannabis temple.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 07:48 AM EDT

Do Celebrity Endorsements Help or Hurt?

Do Celebrity Endorsements Help or Hurt?

Celebrity surrogates have been ubiquitous on the campaign trail this season, frequently been driving the 2016 news cycle — and in some cases, forcing their preferred candidates off message. In a crowded...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 11:30 PM EDT

17 Arrested After Protests Erupt Outside Trump Rally

17 Arrested After Protests Erupt Outside Trump Rally

Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California, leading to nearly 17 arrests, as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County...

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