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Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 06:14 PM EDT

4 Congresswomen Respond to Trump’s ‘You Can Leave’ Remark

4 Congresswomen Respond to Trump’s ‘You Can Leave’ Remark

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ,D-N.Y., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Ayanna Pressley D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., held a news conference Monday to respond to President Donald Trump, who...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 06:08 PM EDT

Making an Immigration Arrest Requires Hours of Surveillance

Making an Immigration Arrest Requires Hours of Surveillance

Two immigration officers had been parked outside a home well before dawn when their target — a Mexican man convicted of driving under the influence in 2015 — appeared to emerge as the sun illuminated a gray...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 05:16 PM EDT

Immigrant Rights Groups Decry New Trump Asylum Restrictions

 Immigrant Rights Groups Decry New Trump Asylum Restrictions

Immigrant rights advocates and attorneys denounced President Donald Trump's latest move on Monday to restrict asylum at the southern border as the "most egregious" and "extreme" policy targeting the form of...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 10:14 PM EDT

O'Rourke Raises Just $3.6M, a Big Drop From Last Quarter

O'Rourke Raises Just $3.6M, a Big Drop From Last Quarter

Beto O'Rourke raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter, a dramatic drop that places him among a growing group of Democratic presidential hopefuls who are struggling to raise the cash needed for a credible...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 04:24 PM EDT

As More States Restrict Abortion, Others Put Out the Welcome Mat for Women

As More States Restrict Abortion, Others Put Out the Welcome Mat for Women

Some states and cities have a message for women seeking abortions who live in places where it is becoming increasingly restricted: We're here for you. New York City and Illinois — spurred by a slew of states...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 04:27 PM EDT

62 Border Employees Under Internal Investigation for Posts

62 Border Employees Under Internal Investigation for Posts

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 03:30 PM EDT

Harris Blasts Epstein's Law Firm, Takes Money From Its Attorneys

Harris Blasts Epstein's Law Firm, Takes Money From Its Attorneys

Kamala Harris bemoaned the influence of the powerful and connected elite last Tuesday when she called on top Justice Department officials to recuse themselves from any matter related to Jeffrey Epstein. She said...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 03:21 PM EDT

Trump Doubles-Down: ‘If You’re Not Happy Here, You Can Leave’

Trump Doubles-Down: ‘If You’re Not Happy Here, You Can Leave’

President Donald Trump did not back down from his weekend’s tweets, which were widely labeled as racist. Trump escalated his criticism of four minority congresswomen, saying that if they are not happy...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 03:34 PM EDT

Trump Moves to End Asylum Protections for Central Americans

Trump Moves to End Asylum Protections for Central Americans

The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 11:53 AM EDT

Most Americans Oppose DC Statehood, Poll Says

Most Americans Oppose DC Statehood, Poll Says

In a Gallup poll conducted in June, 64 percent of respondents said they opposed statehood for D.C.

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