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Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 03:40 AM PST

Terrorism and Trump's Travel Ban: Fact Check

Terrorism and Trump's Travel Ban: Fact Check

Stephen Miller, a senior White House policy adviser, claimed that 72 people from the seven countries covered by President Donald Trump’s 90-day travel ban “have been implicated in terroristic activity in the...

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 03:20 AM PST

Michigan GOP Congressman Embraces Town Halls

Michigan GOP Congressman Embraces Town Halls

A Michigan congressman is embracing the town halls that many of his Republican counterparts have avoided as people lash out at President Donald Trump's early actions and the planned repeal of the federal health...

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 02:06 PM PST

Democrats Elect Perez Party Chairman on Second Ballot

Democrats Elect Perez Party Chairman on Second Ballot

Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman on Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman after a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 09:36 PM PST

'The World Will Know' US Stands With Israel: Pence

'The World Will Know' US Stands With Israel: Pence

Vice President Mike Pence assured the Republican Jewish Coalition that he and President Donald Trump will work tirelessly on foreign and domestic issues important to the group, such as enacting business-friendly...

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 01:44 AM PST

GOP Proposal Aims to End Insurance Mandate

GOP Proposal Aims to End Insurance Mandate

A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 03:56 PM PST

Clinton Calls for 'Resistance,' Party Unity in New Video

Clinton Calls for 'Resistance,' Party Unity in New Video

Hillary Clinton has come up with a new equation for Democrats who are looking for change. “Let resistance plus persistence equal progress for our party and our country,” she said in a video posted to the...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 04:24 PM PST

DHS Intel Report Disputes Threat Posed by Travel Ban Nations

DHS Intel Report Disputes Threat Posed by Travel Ban Nations

Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 02:14 PM PST

Majority of Americans Want Trump-Russia Probe: Poll

Majority of Americans Want Trump-Russia Probe: Poll

About half of Americans believe that Congress should investigate whether Donald Trump's presidential campaign had contact with the Russian government in 2016, while only a quarter say that lawmakers should...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 01:26 PM PST

U.S. Rep. Juan Vargas Speaks in San Diego

U.S. Rep. Juan Vargas Speaks in San Diego

U.S. Rep. Juan Vargas (D - 51st District) talks about the tension between constituents and lawmakers and takes a friendly jab at his colleague U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R - 49th District).

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:59 AM PST

Paris Mayor, George Clooney Fire Back at Trump for Insult

Paris Mayor, George Clooney Fire Back at Trump for Insult

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, France's foreign minister and an American cinema luminary pushed back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light on Friday in a speech. Trump evoked his friend Jim,...

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