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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 12:07 PM PDT

4 Weeks Out, Kavanaugh a Flashpoint in Race to Define Elections

4 Weeks Out, Kavanaugh a Flashpoint in Race to Define Elections

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court fired the starting pistol for the final sprint to Election Day, with control of the House and Senate at stake. The nation's reckoning with power and who to...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 10:32 AM PDT

Voter Registration Spikes After Taylor Swift Gets Political

Voter Registration Spikes After Taylor Swift Gets Political

In the days since Taylor Swift broke her silence on politics, endorsing two Democrats from her home state, thousands of Americans have registered to vote, NBC News reported. On Sunday, the singer directed fans...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 09:53 AM PDT

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley to Leave Trump Admin.

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley to Leave Trump Admin.

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, announced in the White House with President Donald Trump that she will resign at the end of the year, saying it was time for someone else to do the job.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 03:58 PM PDT

UN Ambassador Haley Resigning in Latest Trump Shake-Up

UN Ambassador Haley Resigning in Latest Trump Shake-Up

In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced Tuesday she is resigning at the end of the year, raising fresh questions about the...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 02:02 PM PDT

Bernie Sanders to Barnstorm in Battlegrounds for Midterms

Bernie Sanders to Barnstorm in Battlegrounds for Midterms

Sen. Bernie Sanders is embarking on a nine-state battleground tour on behalf of Democratic candidates competing in the November elections, returning to the campaign trail ahead of a decision on another White...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 06:18 AM PDT

Kanye West to Have Lunch With Trump at White House

Kanye West to Have Lunch With Trump at White House

Rapper Kanye West is headed to the White House on Thursday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that West is scheduled to have lunch with President Donald Trump and meet with Jared Kushner...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 03:53 AM PDT

Seoul Says Kim Jong Un Wants Pope Francis to Visit N. Korea

Seoul Says Kim Jong Un Wants Pope Francis to Visit N. Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit the officially atheist country, South Korea said Tuesday. South Korea's presidential office said in a statement that Kim told President Moon Jae-in...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 03:37 PM PDT

Court Mood Is Jovial as Kavanaugh Takes His Place on Bench

Court Mood Is Jovial as Kavanaugh Takes His Place on Bench

Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his high-court...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 10:33 PM PDT

Kavanaugh Confirmation Energizes Voters on Both Sides

Kavanaugh Confirmation Energizes Voters on Both Sides

With less than a month to go before the midterm elections, how has confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh affected voters?

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 05:59 PM PDT

Kavanaugh Was 'Proven Innocent,' Trump Says

Kavanaugh Was 'Proven Innocent,' Trump Says

At a White House event Monday, President Donald Trump said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was "proven innocent" before ascending to the high court.

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