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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 05:00 AM PDT

Trump Calls on Chicago to Embrace Stop-and-Frisk Policing

Trump Calls on Chicago to Embrace Stop-and-Frisk Policing

President Donald Trump drew an enthusiastic response from a law-and-order crowd Monday, advocating the use of "stop and frisk" policing and saying he has directed the Justice Department to work with local...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 02:42 PM PDT

Gubernatorial Candidates Spar on Vision for California

Gubernatorial Candidates Spar on Vision for California

Republican John Cox attempted to lay California’s high cost of living at the feet of Democrat Gavin Newsom during a debate Monday, while Newsom warned that Cox would govern like President Donald Trump.

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 12:25 PM PDT

Trump: Kavanaugh 'Caught Up in a Hoax'

Trump: Kavanaugh 'Caught Up in a Hoax'

President Donald Trump said Monday that new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who was confirmed after facing allegations of sexual misconduct, was "caught up in a hoax that was set up by the Democrats...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 06:16 PM PDT

Trump Apologizes to Kavanaugh 'on Behalf of Our Nation'

Trump Apologizes to Kavanaugh 'on Behalf of Our Nation'

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in —again, for the cameras, this time — Monday night at a White House ceremony, but not before President Donald Trump slammed Kavanaugh's opponents for a "campaign...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 12:33 PM PDT

Susan Rice Considers 2020 Challenge to Sen. Collins in Maine

Susan Rice Considers 2020 Challenge to Sen. Collins in Maine

Susan Rice, who was President Barack Obama's national security adviser, said she'll decide after next month's midterm elections whether to run for the Senate from Maine in 2020 and try to unseat Republican Sen....

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 10:22 AM PDT

Kavanaugh to Take Supreme Court Seat Days After Confirmation

Kavanaugh to Take Supreme Court Seat Days After Confirmation

Brett Kavanaugh is expected to take his seat on the Supreme Court on Tuesday, just days after the Senate narrowly voted to confirm him despite allegations of sexual misconduct from his teenage years. 

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 01:25 PM PDT

Fox Hires Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks as Top Comms Officer

Fox Hires Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks as Top Comms Officer

Months after leaving the White House, Hope Hicks will head to Fox to become its new chief communications officer. Hicks is best known as one of President Donald Trump's most trusted aides. She served as...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 08:06 AM PDT

Hillary and Bill Clinton to Go on Tour This Year

Hillary and Bill Clinton to Go on Tour This Year

Now that Beyonce and Jay-Z are off the road, another power couple is taking their place: Hillary and Bill Clinton. The Clintons announced Monday they will visit four cities in 2018 and nine in 2019 across North...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 06:11 AM PDT

Manchin Scorched From Both Sides After Kavanaugh Vote

Manchin Scorched From Both Sides After Kavanaugh Vote

Danielle Walker cried on Joe Manchin's shoulder after she shared her story of sexual assault in the senator's office. She thought he listened. The 42-year-old Morgantown woman said she was both devastated...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 02:50 PM PDT

After Spat, Trump Says He Has No Plans to Fire Rosenstein

After Spat, Trump Says He Has No Plans to Fire Rosenstein

President Donald Trump said Monday he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, delivering a reprieve for the Justice Department official whose future has been the source of intense speculati...

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