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Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 04:46 PM EDT

Rosenstein Joked About Secretly Recording Trump: Officials

Rosenstein Joked About Secretly Recording Trump: Officials

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was joking when he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump and does not believe Trump should be removed from office through the use of procedures...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 01:48 PM EDT

Kaine, Stewart Set to Debate on NBC4 Wednesday

Kaine, Stewart Set to Debate on NBC4 Wednesday

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine and Republican challenger Corey Stewart will debate on NBC4 in prime time Wednesday.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 03:09 PM EDT

Trump Hits Pause on Declassifying Russia Probe-Related Docs

Trump Hits Pause on Declassifying Russia Probe-Related Docs

President Donald Trump on Friday delayed his own order to declassify and release documents from the FBI's Russia investigation, saying the Justice Department and U.S. allies have raised security concerns...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:12 AM EDT

Kavanaugh Accuser Outlines Conditions to Testify

Kavanaugh Accuser Outlines Conditions to Testify

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the professor accusing President Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, may end up testifying after all. Attorneys for Dr. Ford said she's too busy dealing with death threats...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 12:35 PM EDT

Other Nations Adjust to 'America First' Policy: Analysis

Other Nations Adjust to 'America First' Policy: Analysis

America first? Try America first, second and third. As President Donald Trump prepares for his second U.N. General Assembly, the Olympics of international diplomacy, his administration has turned unabashedly...

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Republicans Extend Deadline for Kavanaugh Accuser

Republicans Extend Deadline for Kavanaugh Accuser

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday gave the lawyers for the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her an extension to respond to their counter-offer...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:43 AM EDT

Biden on Hill Hearings: 'What the Devil Have We Learned?'

Biden on Hill Hearings: 'What the Devil Have We Learned?'

Former Vice President Joe Biden apologized to Anita Hill Friday for not stopping senators from grilling her during hearings he held on Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court confirmation, though he stopped short for...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:48 AM EDT

Comstock, Wexton Face Off in Debate in Key House Race

Comstock, Wexton Face Off in Debate in Key House Race

Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat Jennifer Wexton are set to face off in the first big debate of a key congressional race in Virginia.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:20 AM EDT

Kavanaugh, Ford and What the Science of Memory Tells Us

Kavanaugh, Ford and What the Science of Memory Tells Us

She says he sexually assaulted her; he denies it. Is somebody deliberately lying? Not necessarily. Experts say that because of how memory works, it's possible that both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:23 AM EDT

Early Voting Begins as Midterms Season Enters Final Phase

Early Voting Begins as Midterms Season Enters Final Phase

Much of the political world is consumed with a battle over a Supreme Court nominee, an expanding international trade war and President Donald Trump's social media posts. Yet in Minnesota, the first votes of the...

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