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Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 03:11 AM EDT

Congress Heads Toward Postelection Fight Over Border Wall

Congress Heads Toward Postelection Fight Over Border Wall

Congress is heading toward a postelection showdown over President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, as GOP leaders signal they're willing to engage in hardball tactics that could spark a partial...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 12:48 AM EDT

Prospect of China Talks Raises Hope for Thaw in Trade War

Prospect of China Talks Raises Hope for Thaw in Trade War

With China and the United States opening the door to a meeting next month between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, hopes are rising for a potential easing of tensions in the trade war between the world's...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 08:59 PM EDT

Gun Violence Prevention Group Weighs in on Congressional Race

Gun Violence Prevention Group Weighs in on Congressional Race

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 08:45 PM EDT

Fact Check: Trump's School Safety Funding Falsehood

Fact Check: Trump's School Safety Funding Falsehood

At an event for law enforcement officials, President Donald Trump boasted that his administration recently provided “historic levels of funding to improve school safety” and “hire more officers” through the...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 04:40 PM EDT

Understanding the US-Saudi Arms Deal in Missing Writer Case

Understanding the US-Saudi Arms Deal in Missing Writer Case

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi diplomatic mission in Turkey has fueled calls for the United States to reconsider arms sales to the kingdom that have been championed by President...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 07:11 PM EDT

Wagner Steps Back From 'Stomp' Threat to Gov. Wolf

Wagner Steps Back From 'Stomp' Threat to Gov. Wolf

On Oct. 12 in a social media video, the GOP challenger for Pennsylvania governor, Scott Wagner, trailing badly in recent polls, threatened the incumbent Democrat with golf spikes.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 02:31 PM EDT

Civil Rights Groups Sue Ga. for Holding Voter Registrations

Civil Rights Groups Sue Ga. for Holding Voter Registrations

Civil rights groups sued Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the Republican candidate for governor who also oversees elections in the state, saying the method his office uses to verify new voter registrations...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 10:39 PM EDT

Dem Seizes On Rohrabacher’s Russia-Friendly Views In SoCal

Dem Seizes On Rohrabacher’s Russia-Friendly Views In SoCal

Southern California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, who tells a story of losing a drunken arm-wrestling match with Vladimir Putin in the 1990s to settle who won the Cold War, has long advocated friendly...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 12:38 PM EDT

Independent Women Voters Critical in Montana Senate Race

 Independent Women Voters Critical in Montana Senate Race

A key factor in deciding the outcome of Montana's high-profile Senate race will be whether independent women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 will stick with the president and Republicans again this year,...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 11:12 AM EDT

Holder: Democrats 'Need to Do All We Can' to Fight GOP

Holder: Democrats 'Need to Do All We Can' to Fight GOP

Former Attorney General Eric Holder, who served as head of the Justice Department under President Barack Obama, told NBC10 in an interview that Democrats "need to do all that we can to safeguard that which...

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