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Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 03:57 PM EST

Ted Cruz's New Ad Lets Kids Dump on Trump

Ted Cruz's New Ad Lets Kids Dump on Trump

A playful new political attack ad that compares Donald Trump to a child joins a long political tradition of using kids to make a presidential point. Called "Playing Trump," Sen.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 02:37 PM EST

Sen. Cruz Relents, Ambassadors to Sweden and Norway Confirmed

Sen. Cruz Relents, Ambassadors to Sweden and Norway Confirmed

The Senate on Friday moved to confirm a handful of ambassadors and State Department officials, including the American ambassadors to Sweden and Norway after Republican presidential candidate Sen.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 01:11 PM EST

Bernie Sanders Ad Features Daughter of Eric Garner

Bernie Sanders Ad Features Daughter of Eric Garner

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a new campaign ad Thursday that prominently features the daughter of Eric Garner, a New York man who died in 2014 after being placed in a chokehold by a...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 07:47 AM EST

Va. Sen.: Black Lawmakers' Issues Not Addressed

Va. Sen.: Black Lawmakers' Issues Not Addressed

Portsmouth Democratic Sen. Louise Lucas criticized the Democratic leadership this week, saying there has been a disparate treatment of black lawmakers in the Virginia legislature, the Virginian-Pilot reported.

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 at 08:27 PM EST

Cruz App Data Collection Helps Campaign Read Minds of Voters

Cruz App Data Collection Helps Campaign Read Minds of Voters

Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from...

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 at 07:52 PM EST

John Lewis Questions Sanders' Civil Rights History

John Lewis Questions Sanders' Civil Rights History

Rep. John Lewis said Thursday he never saw Sen. Bernie Sanders during the most tumultuous years of the civil rights movement, NBC News reported. "I never saw him. I never met him," the Georgia congressman said....

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