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Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 03:40 PM PST

Women Elected in Record Numbers in State Legislative Races

Women Elected in Record Numbers in State Legislative Races

Women's winning streak in this year's elections has extended to statehouses across the country. More than 2,000 women will serve in state legislatures when those chambers convene for their upcoming sessions,...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 11:24 AM PST

ICE Head Denounces Political Vitriol, Apologizes for Tweet

ICE Head Denounces Political Vitriol, Apologizes for Tweet

The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told senators Thursday that employees' morale has suffered because of the bitter political climate, and he apologized for sending a tweet in 2015 that...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 02:58 PM PST

Maine Dem Flips US House Seat Through New Voting System

Maine Dem Flips US House Seat Through New Voting System

A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to flip the seat in the second of its two U.S. House races. Election officials declared...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 10:18 AM PST

WH Weighs Extraditing Erdogan Foe to Appease Turkey: Sources

WH Weighs Extraditing Erdogan Foe to Appease Turkey: Sources

The White House is looking for ways to remove an enemy of Turkish President Recep Erdogan from the U.S. in order to placate Turkey over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, two senior U.S. officials and two...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 10:21 AM PST

Soros Foundation Slams Facebook for Alleged Smear Campaign

Soros Foundation Slams Facebook for Alleged Smear Campaign

The president of George Soros' foundation blasted Facebook executives over allegations that the company had funded a Republican-opposition research firm to discredit Soros in part by leveraging anti-Semitic...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 07:31 AM PST

Trump Returns to the Attack

Trump Returns to the Attack

The president takes on Mueller with the usual words but a renewed anger.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 05:00 PM PST

Florida Goes to Hand Recount in Bitter US Senate Race

Florida Goes to Hand Recount in Bitter US Senate Race

Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:11 AM PST

Text Messages Show Roger Stone, Friend Discussing WikiLeaks' Plans

Text Messages Show Roger Stone, Friend Discussing WikiLeaks' Plans

Trump confidante Roger Stone was told that Hillary Clinton's "campaign will die this week" six days before WikiLeaks began releasing her campaign chairman's emails, according to copies of text messages Stone...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 04:24 AM PST

List of North Korean Nukes Not Needed for 2nd Summit: Pence

List of North Korean Nukes Not Needed for 2nd Summit: Pence

North Korea will not be required to provide a complete list of its nuclear weapons and missile sites before a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Vice-President Mike...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 11:55 AM PST

Judge Delays Ruling on CNN Reporter's White House Credential

Judge Delays Ruling on CNN Reporter's White House Credential

A federal judge has delayed his decision on whether to order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly had been...

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