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Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 05:37 AM EDT

Supreme Court Overturns McDonnell Corruption Conviction

Supreme Court Overturns McDonnell Corruption Conviction

A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that will make it harder to prosecute elected officials accused of bribery.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 05:29 AM EDT

Va. Program to Help Military Medics Get Civilian Jobs

Va. Program to Help Military Medics Get Civilian Jobs

Virginia is creating a new pilot program aimed at helping military service members more easily transition into jobs in the civil health care industry.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 08:30 PM EDT

Democrats' Preemptive Benghazi Report Exonerates Clinton

Democrats' Preemptive Benghazi Report Exonerates Clinton

Frustrated by the pace of the investigation, the House Select Committee on Benghazi's Democratic members released their own, 339-page minority report on the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 09:02 AM EDT

Trump, Clinton Less Popular Than NRA, Planned Parenthood: Poll

Trump, Clinton Less Popular Than NRA, Planned Parenthood: Poll

The Democratic and Republican parties and their presumptive presidential nominees continue to be significantly unpopular with voters, in some cases more so than institutions like the NRA and Planned Parenthood...

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:20 AM EDT

Dump Trump Movement Planning for Convention Floor Fight

Dump Trump Movement Planning for Convention Floor Fight

The grassroots movement aimed at ousting Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention is planning for a convention floor fight, hiring staff, establishing a command center in Cleveland and rolling out ads...

Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 at 06:44 AM EDT

What Stands Between Trump and a US Brexit Effect

What Stands Between Trump and a US Brexit Effect

Even as Donald Trump drew parallels on Friday between the British vote to leave the European Union and the American presidential election, migration experts and activists cautioned against too close a comparison...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:14 PM EDT

How Will Brexit Affect the U.S?

How Will Brexit Affect the U.S?

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. Beyond Friday's dramatic drop in the stock market, what implications does the Brexit have for the United States? News4's Pat Lawson Muse reports.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 02:22 PM EDT

Bernie Sanders Says He'll Vote for Clinton

Bernie Sanders Says He'll Vote for Clinton

Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president. Sanders, who has not officially endorsed his rival, was asked on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Friday whether he would vote for Clinton in November.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 07:15 AM EDT

'No Fly, No Buy' Gun Measure Survives Senate

'No Fly, No Buy' Gun Measure Survives Senate

A Republican-backed compromise amendment to prevent people on the "no fly list" from acquiring firearms survived an effort to kill the measure Thursday — but at the moment it likely lacks the votes to pass...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 08:46 PM EDT

Revolution Is 'Just Getting Started': Sanders

Revolution Is 'Just Getting Started': Sanders

Bernie Sanders told a roaring crowd of supporters Thursday that his campaign is "just getting started" fighting economic inequality, changing the Democratic Party and bolstering Democrats running for Congress.

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