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Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 09:49 AM EDT

Poll: Just 1 in 4 Thinks Kavanaugh Told Entire Truth

Poll: Just 1 in 4 Thinks Kavanaugh Told Entire Truth

Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, with Republicans and Democrats holding...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 11:19 AM EDT

National Issues Loom Large in Key House Race Near DC

National Issues Loom Large in Key House Race Near DC

Warner Workman has met his Virginia congresswoman several times at local events and says he's "always dumbfounded when she actually remembers my name." Rep. Barbara Comstock's social media pages are filled with...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 08:49 AM EDT

Heitkamp Renews Ad Apology, Attacks on Trade During Debate

Heitkamp Renews Ad Apology, Attacks on Trade During Debate

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp opened her debate Thursday against Republican challenger Kevin Cramer with a renewed apology for a newspaper ad attacking her opponent that improperly identified some survivors of domestic...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 08:05 AM EDT

Health Care, Tariffs Take Center Stage in Mo. Senate Debate

Health Care, Tariffs Take Center Stage in Mo. Senate Debate

Missouri Republican candidate Josh Hawley used a Thursday debate to try to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal for the increasingly red state of Missouri, while McCaskill continued to hammer...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 04:54 AM EDT

Democrats: Trump Intervened Personally to Stop FBI Move

Democrats: Trump Intervened Personally to Stop FBI Move

Administration emails show that President Donald Trump intervened personally to keep FBI headquarters in downtown Washington rather than relocate it to the suburbs as had long been planned, congressional...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 12:54 AM EDT

States and Feds Unite on Election Security After 2016 Clashes

States and Feds Unite on Election Security After 2016 Clashes

Weeks before the 2016 election, federal officials started making mysterious calls to the head of elections in Inyo County, California. They asked her to contact them if she noticed anything unusual. But they...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 04:41 PM EDT

Trump Praises Montana Congressman Who Assaulted Reporter

Trump Praises Montana Congressman Who Assaulted Reporter

President Donald Trump praised Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., Thursday for physically assaulting a reporter during a House race last year — remarks that come amid calls for Trump to hold Saudi Arabia responsible...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 08:00 PM EDT

House Committees to Interview Rosenstein Behind Closed Doors

House Committees to Interview Rosenstein Behind Closed Doors

The top lawmakers on two House committees will interview Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein next week about reports that he had discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump. The announcement on...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 08:01 PM EDT

Twitter Pulls Down Bot Network Pushing Pro-Saudi Messages

Twitter Pulls Down Bot Network Pushing Pro-Saudi Messages

Twitter suspended a network of suspected Twitter bots on Thursday that pushed pro-Saudi Arabia talking points about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the past week. Twitter became aware of some...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 06:22 PM EDT

Inconceivable Prince Had No Tie to Writer's Death: Officials

Inconceivable Prince Had No Tie to Writer's Death: Officials

U.S. intelligence agencies investigating the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi believe it's inconceivable that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had no connection to his death, but still have no...

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