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Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 04:21 PM PST

Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum on Saturday conceded in the Florida gubernatorial election to Ron DeSantis. Gillum, the Democratic candidate, made the statement in a post on Twitter that comes two days after...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 04:21 PM PST

Over 2,000 Votes Misplaced in Fla., Says Broward County Elections Official

Over 2,000 Votes Misplaced in Fla., Says Broward County Elections Official

Amid the ongoing hand recount for Florida's U.S. Senate and commissioner of agriculture contests, Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes said her office has misplaced more than 2,000 ballots. Sni...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 07:27 PM PST

Trump Says Report on Khashoggi's Death Coming in 2 Days

Trump Says Report on Khashoggi's Death Coming in 2 Days

President Donald Trump said Saturday that his administration will release a full report in the next two days about the death of a Saudi journalist, which has created a diplomatic conundrum for the president: How...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 09:57 PM PST

GOP Legislatures Try to Curb Democratic Governors' Power

GOP Legislatures Try to Curb Democratic Governors' Power

With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and advance their own conservative...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 02:09 AM PST

Dems Gear Up for More Digital Spending in 2020

Dems Gear Up for More Digital Spending in 2020

One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential contenders in 2020. "Yo...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 11:27 PM PST

Trump Sees Wildfire Areas, Consoles Those Harmed by Shooting

Trump Sees Wildfire Areas, Consoles Those Harmed by Shooting

President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all but destroyed by deadly wildfires...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 12:46 PM PST

US Intel Says Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing

US Intel Says Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said. The Saudi government has denied the claim. The...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 02:20 PM PST

Trump Says He Should Have Gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

Trump Says He Should Have Gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

President Donald Trump says he should have visited Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Veterans Day — a traditional presidential act. Trump, who rarely admits a faux pas, told "Fox News Sunday" that "in...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 01:44 PM PST

House Panel Sanctions Lawmakers Over Harassment Allegations

House Panel Sanctions Lawmakers Over Harassment Allegations

Reps. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C., have been formally sanctioned by the House Ethics Committee over sexual harassment allegations, the panel announced Friday in reports released to the...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:43 PM PST

Alleged Russian Operative Negotiating With Prosecutors

Alleged Russian Operative Negotiating With Prosecutors

Attorneys for Maria Butina, the alleged Russian operative facing charges for conspiring to push Moscow's agenda in the U.S., have entered into negotiations with federal prosecutors, according to a document filed...

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