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Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 07:31 PM PDT

Familiar 2016 Figures Deployed as Midterms Hit Last 2 Weeks

Familiar 2016 Figures Deployed as Midterms Hit Last 2 Weeks

President Donald Trump is battling Democrats for control of Congress. But you might think it's 2016 all over again. As the 2018 midterms shifted to the final two weeks of campaigning, Trump staged a large Monday...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 08:30 PM PDT

Trump Escalates Immigration Rhetoric at Rally to Boost Cruz

Trump Escalates Immigration Rhetoric at Rally to Boost Cruz

President Donald Trump escalated his immigration rhetoric at a midterm rally in Texas on Monday, falsely accusing Democrats of "encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws, violate our borders...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 07:33 PM PDT

Supreme Court: Ross Can't Be Questioned in Census Suit

Supreme Court: Ross Can't Be Questioned in Census Suit

The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration to block the questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The unsigned order...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 02:24 PM PDT

Reported Plan Targeting Transgender People Sparks Fury

Reported Plan Targeting Transgender People Sparks Fury

The Trump administration may be considering redefining gender as an unchangeable condition determined solely by a person's biology, according to a leaked memo draft obtained by The New York Times.

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 01:17 PM PDT

Enthusiasm Bump Not Reflected in Early California Voting

Enthusiasm Bump Not Reflected in Early California Voting

Early California voting returns so far aren't showing a major increase in enthusiasm. About 570,000 Californians have cast ballots, according to county voting data compiled by Political Data Inc. That's...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 12:38 PM PDT

Myths About the Honduran Caravan Debunked

Myths About the Honduran Caravan Debunked

NBC News has debunked a handful of allegations that President Donald Trump and others have spread about the caravan of thousands of Honduran migrants that is headed north in the hopes of crossing the U.S....

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 10:20 AM PDT

Jared Kushner on Khashoggi Killing: 'We're More in the Fact-Finding Phase'

Jared Kushner on Khashoggi Killing: 'We're More in the Fact-Finding Phase'

Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner on Monday sought to play down growing tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying that the Trump administration...

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Fury Over Reported Federal Plan Targeting Transgender People

Fury Over Reported Federal Plan Targeting Transgender People

LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 02:16 AM PDT

Florida Gov. Hopefuls DeSantis, Gillum Debate Trump, Economy

Florida Gov. Hopefuls DeSantis, Gillum Debate Trump, Economy

Democratic candidate for Florida governor Andrew Gillum isn't a big fan of President Donald Trump, but he said during a debate Sunday night that he'd gladly work with the president to bring money to the state...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 09:05 AM PDT

Why We Vote: Viewers Weigh In On The Midterms

Why We Vote: Viewers Weigh In On The Midterms

We asked voters why they are or aren’t inspired to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Here are the responses.

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