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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 09:21 PM EDT

Bucks Battle: Republicans Try to Maintain Hold

Bucks Battle: Republicans Try to Maintain Hold

Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick is likely to hold onto the seat in the new congressional first district, according to some polls. But other polls say the race is much tighter.

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 11:23 AM EDT

GOP Pins Hopes for Keeping Ryan's Wisconsin Seat on Ryan 2.0

GOP Pins Hopes for Keeping Ryan's Wisconsin Seat on Ryan 2.0

Ironworker Randy Bryce spent months gearing up to try to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan in November's election, cleverly cultivating an "Iron Stache" persona for a candidacy that was as colorful as it was...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 07:36 PM EDT

Schumer: Feds Haven't Done Enough to Investigate Limo Safety

Schumer: Feds Haven't Done Enough to Investigate Limo Safety

On the heels of a horrific limousine crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, the Senate's top Democrat is pointing to glaring gaps in safety data that he says exist because federal officials have not...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 08:20 AM EDT

Bloomberg's New Hampshire Event Fuels White House Bid Talk

Bloomberg's New Hampshire Event Fuels White House Bid Talk

A quick stop by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House is sparking more speculation about a possible White House bid by...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 07:01 PM EDT

Nancy Pelosi Visits Battleground PA Before Midterms

Nancy Pelosi Visits Battleground PA Before Midterms

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Pennsylvania would be central to the election Saturday while campaigning for Madeleine Dean, the Democrat running for Congress in Pennsylvania's new 4th district....

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 05:05 PM EDT

Trump Welcomes US Pastor After Returning From Turkey

Trump Welcomes US Pastor After Returning From Turkey

President Donald Trump hosted Andrew Brunson on Saturday in the Oval Office after the pastor was released from confinement in Turkey.

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 01:35 PM EDT

Clinton's Security Clearance Withdrawn at Her Request

Clinton's Security Clearance Withdrawn at Her Request

The State Department says former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's security clearance has been withdrawn at her request, NBC News reported. Clinton's decision comes after Admiral William McRaven penned an...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 01:08 PM EDT

Wagner Pushes Property Tax Elimination, But Not How to Do It

Wagner Pushes Property Tax Elimination, But Not How to Do It

Property taxes play an outsize role in paying for Pennsylvania's public schools because Pennsylvania plays one of the smallest proportional roles of any state in helping to foot the bill.

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

Beto O'Rourke Raised $38.1 Million in Last Three Months

Beto O'Rourke Raised $38.1 Million in Last Three Months

Democrat Beto O'Rourke says he raised a record-breaking $38.1 million in the past three months, more than tripling the haul of his Republican opponent, Sen. Ted Cruz. The Texas race for U.S. Senate has...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 07:56 PM EDT

Newspaper Says Turkey Has Audio of Saudi Writer's Slaying

Newspaper Says Turkey Has Audio of Saudi Writer's Slaying

Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government...

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