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Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 12:30 PM PDT

Ryan Lets GOP Voters Follow 'Conscience' on Trump

Ryan Lets GOP Voters Follow 'Conscience' on Trump

In a "Meet the Press" interview set to air Sunday, House Speaker Paul Ryan essentially gave Republicans license to follow their conscience in whether to support Donald Trump. "The last thing I would do is tell...

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 04:09 AM PDT

Sanders Will Work With Clinton, But Doesn't Drop Out

Sanders Will Work With Clinton, But Doesn't Drop Out

Bernie Sanders is ready to work with Hillary Clinton and her presidential campaign to "transform the Democratic party," he said in a video streamed Thursday night, billed as discussing "what's next for...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 04:05 PM PDT

Trump Campaign Brushes Off RNC Advice, Sources Say

Trump Campaign Brushes Off RNC Advice, Sources Say

Tensions are growing between Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee as the presumptive GOP nominee's operation proves sluggish to adopt suggestions from party leaders, NBC News reports....

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 02:53 PM PDT

McCain Blames Obama Policies for Orlando Shooting

McCain Blames Obama Policies for Orlando Shooting

Republican Sen. John McCain said Thursday that President Barack Obama is "directly responsible" for the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, because of the rise of the Islamic State group on the president's watch....

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 08:47 AM PDT

Kasich on Endorsing Trump: 'I Just Can't Do It'

Kasich on Endorsing Trump: 'I Just Can't Do It'

Gov. John Kasich said Thursday he is still not ready to endorse Donald Trump as the Republican Party presidential nominee. "I'm not making any final decision yet but at this point I just can't do it," the Ohio...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 05:17 PM PDT

Clinton Wins Endorsement of AFL-CIO

Clinton Wins Endorsement of AFL-CIO

The AFL-CIO is set to endorse Hillary Clinton Thursday, as a handful of unions within the nations largest labor federation have vowed to back the presumptive Democratic nominee's rival Bernie Sanders until...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 03:59 PM PDT

Congress Stalemated on Guns Despite Shooting, Filibuster

Congress Stalemated on Guns Despite Shooting, Filibuster

The slaughter in Florida and an attention-grabbing filibuster in the Senate did little to break the election-year stalemate in Congress over guns Thursday, with both sides unwilling to budge and Republicans...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 03:56 AM PDT

Senate Dems' Gun Control Filibuster Hits 12 Hours

Senate Dems' Gun Control Filibuster Hits 12 Hours

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy launched a talking filibuster before noon Wednesday, saying he intended to give an extended speech to protest inaction on gun violence. He was still speaking 12 hours later...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 03:54 AM PDT

Biden Decries Lack of Progress on 'Rational Gun Safety' Laws

Biden Decries Lack of Progress on 'Rational Gun Safety' Laws

Vice President Joe Biden is telling family members of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School that he's surprised by the lack of progress on "rational gun safety" laws three years after the mass shooting of...

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 at 06:05 PM PDT

Hacked Docs Allege DNC's Donald Trump Attack Plan

Hacked Docs Allege DNC's Donald Trump Attack Plan

A hacker has leaked a trove of documents purportedly stolen from the Democratic National Committee, including a 200-page opposition research book detailing aspects of the party's battle plan against Donald...

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