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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 11:03 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Slams McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on 'Colbert'

Jon Stewart Slams McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on 'Colbert'

Comedian Jon Stewart ripped Mitch McConnell during a late-night appearance Monday after the senate majority leader had said Stewart was "bent out of shape" in how he's advocated for the 9/11 Victims Compensation...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 05:17 AM PDT

Katie Porter, Congresswoman in SoCal Swing District, Now Supports Impeachment Inquiry

Katie Porter, Congresswoman in SoCal Swing District, Now Supports Impeachment Inquiry

Freshman U.S. Rep. Katie Porter on Monday threw her support behind an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, adding another Democratic lawmaker to those clamoring for the move.

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 06:58 AM PDT

Trump Rehashes Gripes, Rips 'Radical' Dems in 2020 Launch

Trump Rehashes Gripes, Rips 'Radical' Dems in 2020 Launch

President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally focused more on settling scores than...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 09:55 AM PDT

Trump Threatens to Deport Millions Beginning Next Week

Trump Threatens to Deport Millions Beginning Next Week

President Donald Trump is threatening to deport millions of people living in the United States illegally, heralding a plan that could help energize his supporters just ahead of formally announcing his reelection...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 06:25 PM PDT

Analysis: China Blinks, But Divide From Hong Kong Remains

Analysis: China Blinks, But Divide From Hong Kong Remains

The leader of China, it turns out, may not be all-powerful. Faced with huge and disruptive protests in Hong Kong, China blinked. The decision to shelve the legislation that sparked the demonstrations shows that...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 04:28 PM PDT

New York State OKs Licenses for Immigrants in US Illegally

New York State OKs Licenses for Immigrants in US Illegally

New York became the 13th state to authorize driver's licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally under legislation approved by lawmakers and signed into law Monday night. The Democrat-led state...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 05:11 PM PDT

US Restores Some Aid But Vows No More Without Migrant Action

US Restores Some Aid But Vows No More Without Migrant Action

The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 04:18 AM PDT

Test of Resolve, Credibility in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Fallout

Test of Resolve, Credibility in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Fallout

In a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran, the two adversaries have taken steps sure to further inflame tensions in the Mideast and draw them closer to a flashpoint. Iran announced it...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 12:51 PM PDT

High Court Lets Virginia Voting Go Ahead Under Redrawn Map

High Court Lets Virginia Voting Go Ahead Under Redrawn Map

Virginians will elect members of the House of Delegates this year using a map seen as favorable to Democrats as a result of a ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. The political boundaries are important...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 11:22 AM PDT

Supreme Court Avoids New Case Over Same-Sex Wedding Cake

Supreme Court Avoids New Case Over Same-Sex Wedding Cake

The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings. The justices...

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