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Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 06:33 AM EDT

Trump Rallies Backers in New Mexico in Bid to Turn State Red

Trump Rallies Backers in New Mexico in Bid to Turn State Red

President Donald Trump made a pocketbook appeal for reelection in the Democratic-leaning state of New Mexico on Monday, telling voters that his energy policies have made the state wealthier and warning that the...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 08:15 PM EDT

Oil Prices Jump as Attack on Saudi Plant Jolts Supply

Oil Prices Jump as Attack on Saudi Plant Jolts Supply

Global energy prices spiked more than 14% Monday after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record. It was an increase on par with the 1991 Gulf...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 08:18 PM EDT

White House Orders 2 Former Aides to Defy House Subpoenas

White House Orders 2 Former Aides to Defy House Subpoenas

The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 04:56 PM EDT

NY Prosecutors Subpoena Trump's Tax Returns: Source

NY Prosecutors Subpoena Trump's Tax Returns: Source

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.'s office...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 05:01 PM EDT

Nadler Throws Cold Water on Kavanaugh Impeachment Talk

Nadler Throws Cold Water on Kavanaugh Impeachment Talk

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., responded to calls for an investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in light of new sexual misconduct allegations by saying that the panel...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 06:15 AM EDT

Biden, Sanders Coming to Meet Philly Unions. But Not Warren.

Biden, Sanders Coming to Meet Philly Unions. But Not Warren.

Seven Democrats running for president, including frontrunners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, will be in Philadelphia on Tuesday to speak before the city's largest coalition of unions. Another frontrunner,...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 04:27 AM EDT

At Rally, Warren Decries Trump as 'Corruption in the Flesh'

At Rally, Warren Decries Trump as 'Corruption in the Flesh'

Facing thousands of cheering supporters in the nation's largest city, Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren on Monday decried President Donald Trump as "corruption in the flesh" and outlined her...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 05:21 PM EDT

Attack on a Saudi Oil Facility Was Launched From Iran: US

Attack on a Saudi Oil Facility Was Launched From Iran: US

The U.S. continued to build its case Monday that Iran was behind the fiery weekend attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities that raised new war worries and sent energy prices soaring. Three people familiar...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 at 08:03 PM EDT

Omar Defends Comments After Criticism From 9/11 Mourner

Omar Defends Comments After Criticism From 9/11 Mourner

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sought on Sunday to clarify a comment she made about the September 11th terror attacks after one mourner referenced the remark during a memorial event this week, NBC News reports. "9/...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 at 07:53 PM EDT

'Instruments of Terror': Beto O'Rourke Defends Mandatory Gun Buyback Plan

'Instruments of Terror': Beto O'Rourke Defends Mandatory Gun Buyback Plan

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke defended his call for mandatory buybacks of certain semi-automatic weapons in an exclusive interview on "Meet the Press" Sunday, pushing back on criticism from Republicans — as well as...

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