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Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 03:27 PM PDT

6 Siblings of Arizona GOP Congressman Endorse His Opponent

6 Siblings of Arizona GOP Congressman Endorse His Opponent

Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate. The television ad from...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 07:51 PM PDT

Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday: AP Source

Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday: AP Source

Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 04:35 PM PDT

Hundreds Mark Hurricane Maria Anniversary Near Trump Resort

Hundreds Mark Hurricane Maria Anniversary Near Trump Resort

Dozens of vehicles slowly approached President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Saturday afternoon, blasting reggaeton and salsa as they drove by. They honked their horns and waved Puerto Rican...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 07:49 AM PDT

GOP Aide on Kavanaugh Case Resigns; Accused of Harassment

GOP Aide on Kavanaugh Case Resigns; Accused of Harassment

A press adviser helping lead the Senate Judiciary Committee’s response to a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has stepped down amid evidence he was fired from a previous...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 02:54 AM PDT

FEMA Chief Misused Cars, But Will Keep Job: DHS Secretary

FEMA Chief Misused Cars, But Will Keep Job: DHS Secretary

The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday. Federal...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:45 PM PDT

Ben Carson Calls Kavanaugh Opponents 'Desperate'

Ben Carson Calls Kavanaugh Opponents 'Desperate'

Housing Secretary Ben Carson is attributing the controversy over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to people who want to "fundamentally change this country." Carson said Friday that Kavanaugh's...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:01 PM PDT

Top Moments: Cruz, O'Rourke Face Off in Texas Senate Debate

Top Moments: Cruz, O'Rourke Face Off in Texas Senate Debate

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz had a chance to show off his often praised debating skills tonight in his first match-up against Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke, the El Paso congressman running a strong...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 06:04 PM PDT

Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz Square Off in First Debate

Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz Square Off in First Debate

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Sen. Ted Cruz faced each other in the first of three planned debates Friday in what has become a neck and neck race for the Texas senate seat.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 06:26 PM PDT

Cruz, O'Rourke Trade Attacks in Texas Senate Debate

Cruz, O'Rourke Trade Attacks in Texas Senate Debate

Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke repeatedly traded barbs during a testy first debate Friday night, underscoring how a Texas Senate race that long looked like a cakewalk for the conservative...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 01:59 PM PDT

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target is "deeply troubled" by the Trump administration's escalating trade war, saying it threatens to undermine the U.S. economy, penalizes American families and raises prices on everything from backpacks to...

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