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Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 at 08:43 AM PDT

Trump Voting Commission Criticized for Lack of Transparency

Trump Voting Commission Criticized for Lack of Transparency

President Donald Trump's advisory commission on election integrity has integrity questions of its own — with some of its own members raising concerns about its openness. This past week, two members fired off...

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 09:25 AM PDT

Tillerson's Mideast Aim Is a Saudi-Iraqi Axis Against Iran

Tillerson's Mideast Aim Is a Saudi-Iraqi Axis Against Iran

As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he'll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia...

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 08:02 PM PDT

Former Presidents Call for Unity at Hurricane Aid Concert

Former Presidents Call for Unity at Hurricane Aid Concert

The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida,...

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 06:06 AM PDT

Trump Jabs Back at 'Wacky' Congresswoman as Spat Rolls on

Trump Jabs Back at 'Wacky' Congresswoman as Spat Rolls on

The White House is defending chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman and called her an "empty barrel" making noise. A Trump spokeswoman said it was...

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 02:15 AM PDT

Bannon Faults George W. Bush for 'Destructive' Presidency

Bannon Faults George W. Bush for 'Destructive' Presidency

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a "destructive" presidency during his time in the White House. Bannon's...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:22 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Misleads on Insurer Profits

Fact Check: Trump Misleads on Insurer Profits

President Donald Trump has claimed that under the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies have “taken advantage of this country” and “made a fortune,” which he “stopped” by ending payments for cost-sharing...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:24 PM PDT

Hawaii Judge Extends Prohibition on Trump's Travel Ban

Hawaii Judge Extends Prohibition on Trump's Travel Ban

The federal judge in Hawaii who stopped President Donald Trump's travel ban from taking effect this week has extended the order. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Friday converted the temporary restraining...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:26 PM PDT

Georgia Lawmaker Asks About Quarantining HIV Patients

Georgia Lawmaker Asks About Quarantining HIV Patients

A Georgia state lawmaker who is married to former U.S. health secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV. State Rep. Betty Price, a...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 12:18 PM PDT

Top Dems Nix White House Demands to Alter Health Care Deal

Top Dems Nix White House Demands to Alter Health Care Deal

Top Senate Democrats rejected White House demands Friday to add provisions weakening the Obama health care law to a bipartisan deal on steadying unsettled insurance markets. The compromise already faced an...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 02:57 PM PDT

Cub Scout Kicked Out of Den After Asking Lawmaker Questions

Cub Scout Kicked Out of Den After Asking Lawmaker Questions

A Colorado Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after asking a state senator questions about political issues from gun control to health care legislation, NBC News reported. The Cub Scout's mother, Lori...

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