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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 02:37 PM EDT

AP Fact Check: Trump Distorts Migrant Policy, Russia Probe

AP Fact Check: Trump Distorts Migrant Policy, Russia Probe

President Donald Trump mischaracterized his immigration-law achievements, the plight of children taken from parents at the Mexico border and what's known about Russia's interference in the 2016 election in...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 01:35 PM EDT

Staffers for Ill. Gubernatorial Candidate File Suit Alleging Racial Discrimination

Staffers for Ill. Gubernatorial Candidate File Suit Alleging Racial Discrimination

With less than three weeks to go before Election Day, 10 black and Latino staffers for Democratic candidate for Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker filed a civil lawsuit against his campaign on Tuesday alleging...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 11:44 AM EDT

Twitter Releases Data on Russian Foreign Influence Campaigns

Twitter Releases Data on Russian Foreign Influence Campaigns

Twitter on Wednesday released a massive trove of data associated with foreign influence and misinformation campaigns spanning nearly a decade — just three weeks before the U.S. midterm elections, NBC News...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 04:18 AM EDT

Democrats' Not-So-Secret Plan to Fight Midterm Malaise

Democrats' Not-So-Secret Plan to Fight Midterm Malaise

They're asking pastors to text their congregants about the importance of voting. They're connecting with thousands of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria. And they're relying on groups like the NAACP,...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 02:33 AM EDT

Trump's Saudi Bet Has Become Much Riskier: Analysis

Trump's Saudi Bet Has Become Much Riskier: Analysis

President Donald Trump put a big and risky bet on Saudi Arabia and its 33-year-old crown prince. It's now become much riskier. From the early days of his presidency, Trump and his foreign policy team embraced...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 12:51 PM EDT

O'Rourke Lays Into Cruz as Polls Widen in Texas Senate Race

O'Rourke Lays Into Cruz as Polls Widen in Texas Senate Race

Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism on Tuesday and laid into Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 09:25 PM EDT

Trump Says He's Not to Blame If Republicans Lose House

Trump Says He's Not to Blame If Republicans Lose House

Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 05:23 PM EDT

Dems Hold Massive Fundraising Edge in Race for the House

Dems Hold Massive Fundraising Edge in Race for the House

More than 90 percent of House Democratic candidates in top races outraised their Republican rivals over the past three months as Democrats continue to hold a substantial fundraising edge with less than a...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 02:03 PM EDT

Trump's Already Raised Over $100 Million for His Re-Election

Trump's Already Raised Over $100 Million for His Re-Election

More than two years before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump has already raised over $100 million for his re-election bid, with almost $47 million still in the bank, NBC News reported. The Federal...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 03:57 PM EDT

Heitkamp Apologizes for Ad Misidentifying Victims of Abuse

Heitkamp Apologizes for Ad Misidentifying Victims of Abuse

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized Tuesday for misidentifying victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and rape who were listed in a recent North Dakota newspaper ad aimed at her opponent. The Democrat, who is...

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