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Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 08:13 AM PDT

'No Kidding': Sanders Refutes Clinton's Criticism of Him

'No Kidding': Sanders Refutes Clinton's Criticism of Him

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday pushed back against criticism from Hillary Clinton that he did not do enough to bring his supporters to her in the 2016 general. Sanders chalked up the fact that some of his...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 11:07 AM PDT

Trump Retweets Meme of Him Driving Golf Ball Into Clinton

Trump Retweets Meme of Him Driving Golf Ball Into Clinton

President Donald Trump on Sunday morning retweeted a number of internet memes, including an altered video that shows him driving a golf ball into the back of Hillary Clinton. The retweeted video is captioned...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 01:55 AM PDT

Shadows of Secrecy Spreading Across Federal Gov't: Analysis

Shadows of Secrecy Spreading Across Federal Gov't: Analysis

There are cracks in the curtains President Donald Trump tried to draw around the government early in his presidency, but the slivers of light aren't making it easier to hold federal officials accountable for...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 10:24 AM PDT

Iraq Could Use Force If Kurdish Referendum Leads to Violence

Iraq Could Use Force If Kurdish Referendum Leads to Violence

Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday....

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 06:36 AM PDT

Trump to Make UN Debut With Speech Offering Warmth to Allies

Trump to Make UN Debut With Speech Offering Warmth to Allies

President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States' allies and warnings to its adversaries. "He slaps the right people, he hugs the...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 03:39 AM PDT

Trump's Push to Ax the Iran Nuclear Deal May Alienate Allies

Trump's Push to Ax the Iran Nuclear Deal May Alienate Allies

President Donald Trump's repeated promises to end the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal may accomplish what Tehran has been trying to do for decades — drive a damaging wedge between the U.S. and key European...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 03:33 AM PDT

Demonized Schumer and Pelosi Now Deal-Makers With Trump

Demonized Schumer and Pelosi Now Deal-Makers With Trump

It's been a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats, but if any two were going to find their way back to the action it was Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his House counterpart, Nancy...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 09:04 PM PDT

Judge: Sessions Can't Withhold Money From 'Sanctuary Cities'

Judge: Sessions Can't Withhold Money From 'Sanctuary Cities'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions can't follow through — at least for now — with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 01:26 PM PDT

Japan Reacts to North Korean Missile Fired Over Country

Japan Reacts to North Korean Missile Fired Over Country

North Korea fired another missile over Japan Friday. The missile flew over the island of Hakkaido and landed in the Pacific Ocean. Experts estimate the ballistic missile flew over 2,300 miles, which would mean...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 01:43 PM PDT

Sanders Doubles Down on Calls for ESPN Host to Be Fired

Sanders Doubles Down on Calls for ESPN Host to Be Fired

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders doubled down on her statement Friday in a back and forth with NBC's Hallie Jackson, calling for ESPN to fire "SportsCenter" host Jemele Hill for...

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