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Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 07:55 PM PST

Congress Continues to Haggle Over DACA, Budget

Congress Continues to Haggle Over DACA, Budget

Congress has been unable to come up with deals for two critical issues: DACA and the budget. And if Republicans get their way, the two issues, in the end,  will be connected. Political analyst Larry Gerston...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 02:28 PM PST

Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Gun Control Bills

Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Gun Control Bills

A couple who survived last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas were among those who asked a Senate panel Monday to pass a slate of bills that include a measure to prohibit so-called bump stocks, a trigger...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 01:41 PM PST

Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He Is Racist

Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He Is Racist

President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist, this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations. "No, No. I'm not a racist," Trump said...

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 04:26 PM PST

Worshipers 'Pray for Trump's Soul' After MLK Service in NYC

Worshipers 'Pray for Trump's Soul' After MLK Service in NYC

A service honoring civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday was dominated by conversations about vulgar comments President Trump reportedly made about African nations last week. Hundreds...

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 10:50 PM PST

Trust and Truth Under Trump: Americans Are in a Quandary

Trust and Truth Under Trump: Americans Are in a Quandary

When truck driver Chris Gromek wants to know what's really going on in Washington, he scans the internet and satellite radio. He no longer flips TV channels because networks such as Fox News and MSNBC deliver...

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 11:39 PM PST

US Set to Cut UN Money for Palestinian Refugees

US Set to Cut UN Money for Palestinian Refugees

The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 05:34 AM PST

GOP Senators Who Didn't Recall Trump Vulgarity Backtrack

GOP Senators Who Didn't Recall Trump Vulgarity Backtrack

Two Republican senators who attended a meeting on immigration with President Donald Trump claimed Sunday that he did not use the phrase "s--ithole countries" in reference to Haiti and African nations, and one...

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 10:02 AM PST

'Indefensible': Haitian-American Rep. on Trump's Remarks

'Indefensible': Haitian-American Rep. on Trump's Remarks

Republican Rep. Mia Love said Sunday that "she can't defend the indefensible" when it comes to the president's vulgar remarks referring to immigration from African nations and comments on whether the U.S. needed...

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 07:41 AM PST

Flake to Denounce Trump Media Attacks as Stalinist

Flake to Denounce Trump Media Attacks as Stalinist

Sen. Jeff Flake is planning to slam President Donald Trump's attacks on the press on the Senate floor this week in a speech that will compare the president's use of the term "enemy of the people" to describe the...

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 11:38 AM PST

Trump: Program to Protect 'Dreamers' Is 'Probably Dead'

Trump: Program to Protect 'Dreamers' Is 'Probably Dead'

President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children is "probably dead," casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just days...

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