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Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:12 AM CDT

Trump Has 'No Answers': Clinton

Trump Has 'No Answers': Clinton

Hillary Clinton pushed back against Donald Trump's questions about her religion and her competence Wednesday, casting him as a candidate with not much else to say about how he'd lead the nation.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 04:43 PM CDT

Time's Running Out for Bernie Sanders to Make a Deal

Time's Running Out for Bernie Sanders to Make a Deal

The last Democratic primary is done, President Obama, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Oprah have all endorsed Hillary Clinton, and Sen. Bernie Sanders is increasingly out of the limelight. With the country now focused...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 02:25 AM CDT

'No Bill, No Break': House Dems Stage Sit-In Over Guns

'No Bill, No Break': House Dems Stage Sit-In Over Guns

Rebellious Democrats staged an extraordinary round-the-clock sit-in on the House floor Wednesday to demand votes on gun-control bills, shouting down Speaker Paul Ryan when he attempted to restore order as their...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 09:30 AM CDT

FB Removes GOP Candidate's Rifle Contest Post

FB Removes GOP Candidate's Rifle Contest Post

A contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle is still on despite the original post being taken down by Facebook. Greg Evers, who's running in the Republican primary for the open seat in Florida's 1st...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 04:29 PM CDT

Marco Rubio to Run for Re-Election to US Senate

Marco Rubio to Run for Re-Election to US Senate

One year ago, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination while promising to not seek re-election. After failing in his run for the White House, the Florida senator is now...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:05 AM CDT

Inmate No. 47991-424: Hastert to Report to Prison Soon

Inmate No. 47991-424: Hastert to Report to Prison Soon

The hours are counting down to the deadline when Dennis Hastert must report to prison to serve a 15-month sentence.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:04 AM CDT

GOP Congressman Seeks to Block Changes to US Currency

GOP Congressman Seeks to Block Changes to US Currency

A Republican congressman is trying to block the Treasury from redesigning U.S. currency, a move that could prevent the government from replacing Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill with abolitionist...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 01:24 PM CDT

Trump: Hillary Clinton Is a 'World-Class Liar'

Trump: Hillary Clinton Is a 'World-Class Liar'

Donald Trump launched a broad rebuke of his presidential rival Hillary Clinton Wednesday, accusing her of being "a world class liar" who personally profited from her tenure at the State Department.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 04:23 PM CDT

Donald Trump and the 'Mad Men' Ad Agency Mystery

Donald Trump and the 'Mad Men' Ad Agency Mystery

Donald Trump's latest campaign finance filing contains the names of dozens of companies that were paid for services, but one really stands out: Draper Sterling, a play on the name of the fictional ad agency from...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 02:00 PM CDT

Republican Senator Seeks Bipartisan Support for Gun Deal

Republican Senator Seeks Bipartisan Support for Gun Deal

A moderate Republican senator was seeking broad support Tuesday for a compromise to block guns from suspected terrorists, a day after the chamber split along partisan lines to derail each party's more sweeping...

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