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Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 07:07 PM PDT

CNN Hires Fired Trump Campaign Manager

CNN Hires Fired Trump Campaign Manager

CNN has hired former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski as a commentator on the campaign, only days after he was fired by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 04:02 AM PDT

House Passes $1.1B Zika Bill Over Democratic Opposition

House Passes $1.1B Zika Bill Over Democratic Opposition

The House has passed a $1.1 billion House-Senate measure to combat the Zika virus, but the GOP-drafted measure is a nonstarter with Senate Democrats and the Obama White House. The measure was unveiled...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 03:02 PM PDT

Bay Area Leaders Sound Off Against SCOTUS Deadlock

Bay Area Leaders Sound Off Against SCOTUS Deadlock

Following the Supreme Court’s announcement Thursday that it deadlocked on a case challenging President Obama’s immigration plan, Bay Area politicians and attorneys are vowing to ratchet up their immigrant rights...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 09:44 PM PDT

Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis No Stranger to Sit-Ins

Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis No Stranger to Sit-Ins

Rep. John Lewis, 76, led a sit-in on Wednesday in a quest to force a vote on gun control. And the Civil Rights icon has faced angry mobs hurling racial epithets, jail and a beating by cops wielding night sticks...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 04:21 AM PDT

Rubio Move Part of GOP Strategy to Keep Senate Even if Trump Loses

Rubio Move Part of GOP Strategy to Keep Senate Even if Trump Loses

Marco Rubio's decision on Wednesday to run for re-election for his Florida U.S. Senate seat, at the urging of party leaders, is part of an aggressive series of moves the GOP is taking in the hopes of keeping...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:35 PM PDT

Sen. Boxer Loses NBA Finals Bet, Wears LeBron James Jersey

Sen. Boxer Loses NBA Finals Bet, Wears LeBron James Jersey

A sight most Golden State fans don’t want to see – a Californian wearing Cleveland Cavaliers gear.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:33 PM PDT

Anticipating Brexit in America

Anticipating Brexit in America

It’s a vote that could be as important worldwide as the American presidential election. U.K. residents will decide Thursday on whether Britain should make an exit – or Brexit – from the European Union.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:23 PM PDT

Donuts, Cellphones Help Sustain Dems' Congress Sit-In

Donuts, Cellphones Help Sustain Dems' Congress Sit-In

The Democrats' sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives, a protest aimed at winning votes on gun control measures Wednesday, was largely unprecedented, and it brought some unusual solutions to keep it...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 03:12 AM PDT

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 02:43 PM PDT

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...

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