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Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 01:24 PM PDT

McCain Fights 'Trump-Like' Contender in Senate Primary

McCain Fights 'Trump-Like' Contender in Senate Primary

Incumbent U.S. Sen. John McCain is running for re-nomination in Arizona's primary election Tuesday, and he is expected to defeat his leading opponent, former state senator Kelli Ward.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 02:35 PM PDT

Maine Gov. Again Apologizes for Rant, Mulls Resigning

Maine Gov. Again Apologizes for Rant, Mulls Resigning

Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he's considering resignation after a string of controversies last week and that he plans to meet with a Democratic lawmaker to make amends for leaving an obscene rant...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 07:51 AM PDT

Bill Proposing New Voting Method Heads to Calif. Governor

Bill Proposing New Voting Method Heads to Calif. Governor

California lawmakers are supporting an experiment with a new method of casting ballots.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 04:48 AM PDT

Race Tightens as Trump Chips Away at Clinton's Lead

Race Tightens as Trump Chips Away at Clinton's Lead

Hillary Clinton's national lead over Donald Trump has narrowed to 6 points, according to the latest NBC News|Survey Monkey Tracking Poll. Clinton now has 48 support and Trump 42 percent, according to the poll of...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 06:24 PM PDT

Rubio Wins GOP Nomination to Seek 2nd Term

Rubio Wins GOP Nomination to Seek 2nd Term

Sen. Marco Rubio has earned the support of Florida's Republican voters to seek a second term, a decision he made at the last minute after his failed presidential bid. Rubio beat millionaire developer Carlos...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 03:07 AM PDT

France Criticizes Turkish Military Intervention in Syria

France Criticizes Turkish Military Intervention in Syria

French President Francois Hollande has criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war. Hollande, in a diplomatic speech Tuesday...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 03:57 AM PDT

Longtime Aide Huma Abedin Like 'Second Daughter' to Clinton

Longtime Aide Huma Abedin Like 'Second Daughter' to Clinton

Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her deep-rooted loyalty and her glamorous personal style. But she has been thrust into the spotlight for another attribute —...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 03:57 AM PDT

Brazil's President Proclaims Innocence at Impeachment Trial

Brazil's President Proclaims Innocence at Impeachment Trial

In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment trial Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper," calling the drive...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 06:56 PM PDT

Clinton Proposes Plan to Address Mental Health Treatment

Clinton Proposes Plan to Address Mental Health Treatment

Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 05:28 PM PDT

Fact Check: US Sen. John McCain's Life Expectancy

Fact Check: US Sen. John McCain's Life Expectancy

Sen. John McCain’s primary opponent implied that if re-elected, McCain may not live long enough to fulfill another six-year term. Actually, the odds are in his favor.

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