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Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 at 08:51 PM CDT

Warren: Trump Is a 'Nasty Little Bully'

Warren: Trump Is a 'Nasty Little Bully'

In Ohio this weekend, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren fired up Democratic base voters by taking the opportunity to dig into Republican Donald Trump. Warren targeted Trump for "inviting his followers to...

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 01:47 PM CDT

Duckworth Whistleblowers Take Case to Voters in New Kirk Ad

Duckworth Whistleblowers Take Case to Voters in New Kirk Ad

The two whistleblowers who filed a workplace retaliation lawsuit against Rep. Tammy Duckworth over her time as director of the Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs are taking their case directly to voters in a...

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 09:08 AM CDT

Trump, Clinton Respond to New York City Explosion

Trump, Clinton Respond to New York City Explosion

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton weighed in on the explosion that injured 29 people in New York City Saturday evening, with Trump declaring that a "bomb went off" before officials had released details. "A bomb...

Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 at 10:26 PM CDT

Donald Trump Campaigns in Texas, Colorado

Donald Trump Campaigns in Texas, Colorado

Donald Trump is hitting back at the former defense secretary who called him "beyond repair" when it comes to national security. Robert Gates served under presidents of both parties. He wrote in the Wall...

Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 at 09:45 PM CDT

Clinton Asks Black Leaders to Protect Obama's Legacy

Clinton Asks Black Leaders to Protect Obama's Legacy

Hillary Clinton on Saturday implored black leaders to help protect the legacy of President Barack Obama, warning of a "dangerous and divisive vision" that could come under rival Donald Trump. Clinton, speaking...

Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 at 04:43 AM CDT

Trump Calls for Clinton Bodyguards to Drop Their Guns

Trump Calls for Clinton Bodyguards to Drop Their Guns

Donald Trump made his usual sarcastic call Friday for Hillary Clinton's Secret Service agents to be stripped of their firearms — and then added, "let's see what happens to her." Trump has long incorrectly...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 04:40 PM CDT

Ralph Nader Defends So-Called 'Spoiler' Candidates

Ralph Nader Defends So-Called 'Spoiler' Candidates

Ralph Nader says he has no plans to run for president again, but the man who some blame for Al Gore's loss to George W. Bush in the 2000 election insists that third-party candidates are still not "spoilers." T...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 02:57 PM CDT

Analysis: Trump's History of Theories and Rumors

Analysis: Trump's History of Theories and Rumors

Donald Trump's abrupt acknowledgment of President Barack Obama's U.S. birthplace has brought his lengthy history with conspiracy theories, rumors and innuendo back into the spotlight, NBC News reported. Whether...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 03:08 PM CDT

Third Party Candidates Miss Cut for First Debate

Third Party Candidates Miss Cut for First Debate

The commission that oversees presidential debates has invited only Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to the first presidential debate. It excluded two third-party candidates who had hoped the event could help...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:08 PM CDT

Michelle Obama: Choice for Pres. Is 'Excruciatingly Clear'

Michelle Obama: Choice for Pres. Is 'Excruciatingly Clear'

First lady Michelle Obama said Friday there is only one candidate for president who is ready to face "the hottest, harshest light there is," and that's Hillary Clinton. Speaking before a crowd at George...

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