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Moderate Democrats Take On Red States

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 3:45pm

The battle for control of the House could be decided in places like Utah's 4th congressional district where moderate Dem. Ben McAdams touts centrist messages against GOP Rep. Mia Love.

Midterm Election Nears With Both Democrats And Republicans Working To Get Votes

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 3:39pm

With only 20 days until the midterm elections, Republicans and Democrats face particular challenges to get the voters to break their way in the closing weeks.

POLL: Wide Partisan Gaps On America's Biggest Problems

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 2:16pm

A new Pew poll shows that there are few issues that Democrats and Republicans agree need fixing — and even then, they often don't agree on how to fix them.

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Trump Intervened In FBI HQ Project To Protect His Hotel, Democrats Allege

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 1:45pm

The president has been personally involved with the future of the FBI's Pennsylvania Avenue headquarters building, and Democrats say it is an abuse of power intended to help his hotel up the street.

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'Times' Journalists Puncture Myth Of Trump As Self-Made Billionaire

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:23pm

Investigative reporters Susanne Craig and David Barstow say the president received today's equivalent of $413 million from his father's real estate empire, through what appears to be tax fraud.

Midterms 2018: Take It To The House

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 9:06am

Are you fired up to vote in this election?

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As Midterms Approach, Facebook Ramps Up Disinformation Fight

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:03am

Facebook gave journalists a tour of a new command center dedicated to fighting disinformation ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Will it make a difference?

Trump Says A Vote For GOP Midterm Candidates Is A Vote For Him

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:03am

President Trump said "no" when asked if he'd bear any responsibility if the Democrats win the House in November. But on the campaign trail he's been telling voters the election is all about him.

Saudi Arabia Must Be Held Accountable, Sen. Murphy Says

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:03am

Noel King talks to Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut about his calls for the U.S. to hold the Saudi government accountable following claims it was involved in a journalist's disappearance.

Will Kavanaugh Controversy Play A Role In Arizona Senate Race?

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:03am

Arizona has one of the most hard fought 2018 Senate races. Democrats need to flip the seat if they have any chance to win a majority. The GOP is energized following Justice Kavanaugh's confirmation.

Morning News Brief

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:03am

The Washington Post publishes the last column of a missing Saudi journalist. Voting is underway in 20 states ahead of midterms. Brexit talks between Britain and the EU appear to be at a stalemate.

EPA Boasts Of Reduced Greenhouse Gases, Even As Trump Questions Climate Science

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:00am

U.S. production of heat-trapping greenhouse gases fell 2.7 percent last year. But larger cuts will be needed to address climate change.

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Voter Turnout Could Hit 50-Year Record For Midterm Elections

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:00am

Half of eligible voters might go to the polls this fall, which would be the highest turnout level in a midterm election since the mid-1960s, another time of cultural and social upheaval.

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Deep In The Desert, A Case Pits Immigration Crackdown Against Religious Freedom

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:00am

The Justice Department wants to get tough on illegal immigration and boost up religious freedom. But a case involving aid to migrants has put the two on a collision course.

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White House Lawyer Quits After Helping Trump Put His Mark On The Federal Bench

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 7:45pm

As White House counsel, Don McGahn led the president's successful push to reshape the federal courts, culminating with the explosive fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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Beto O'Rourke Goes On Attack Against Ted Cruz

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 6:06pm

Lagging in the polls, the Democratic Senate candidate has entered a new phase in his attempt to pull of a big upset in the Texas race for U.S. Senate. Attack ads followed a fiery debate on Tuesday.

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The Latest On Where The Texas Senate Race Stands

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 4:35pm

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has been gaining in polls, with more attacks on his Democratic opponent. Meanwhile, Rep. Beto O'Rourke has accumulated record fundraising. They met in a debate Tuesday night.

Chief Justice Roberts Delivers Civics Lesson On Role Of Supreme Court

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 4:29pm

Chief Justice John Roberts gave remarks at University of Minnesota Law School, in which he stressed the importance of an independent judiciary

How The U.S. Could Sanction Saudi Arabia

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 4:22pm

There are several avenues to sanction Saudi Arabia, politically, economically, militarily. All would be difficult to implement without White House support.

Republican Governor Seats Across The Country Are In Jeopardy, Including Iowa

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 3:29pm

So far, there are more than ten very competitive races for governor across the country. One of them is in Iowa where the incumbent Republican can't seem to pull ahead of her Democratic challenger.

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