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Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 03:14 PM EDT

Congress Told Russia 2016 Election Moves Typical 'Spycraft'

Congress Told Russia 2016 Election Moves Typical 'Spycraft'

Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election bore some of the textbook tricks of the trade of Kremlin spycraft, including the volume and breadth of contacts with Trump associates,...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:15 PM EDT

Trump Jr. Glad Senate Testimony 'Is Finally Over'

Trump Jr. Glad Senate Testimony 'Is Finally Over'

Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, spoke to the Senate intelligence committee for around three hours Wednesday, following up on a 2017 interview with the same panel as part of its two-year-long Russia...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 09:38 PM EDT

Longtime Commonwealth's Attorneys Upset in Democratic Primaries

Longtime Commonwealth's Attorneys Upset in Democratic Primaries

Two longtime commonwealth’s attorneys in Northern Virginia lost their Democratic primaries Tuesday to challengers who ran to the left.

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 04:14 PM EDT

Rep. Omar Filed Joint Tax Returns Before She Married Husband

Rep. Omar Filed Joint Tax Returns Before She Married Husband

Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules. They also revealed that she had filed joint tax returns with her husband years...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 02:59 PM EDT

Town’s First Black Mayor Says She’s Target of Racist Attacks

Town’s First Black Mayor Says She’s Target of Racist Attacks

The mayor of a Maryland town announced she is resigning and says she has been the victim of racist attacks and bullying, though she said that’s not the reason she is stepping down.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 08:11 AM EDT

US to Use Army Base in Oklahoma to Shelter Migrant Children

US to Use Army Base in Oklahoma to Shelter Migrant Children

The federal government has chosen a military base in Oklahoma as the location for a new temporary shelter to house migrant children and is considering a customs port in southern New Mexico as another option...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 06:25 PM EDT

Biden, Trump Hold Dueling Events in Iowa

Biden, Trump Hold Dueling Events in Iowa

Former vice president and current Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and President Donald Trump held dueling events in Iowa on Thursday.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 04:24 PM EDT

FACT CHECK: Trump Overstates Benefits From Mexico Tariffs

FACT CHECK: Trump Overstates Benefits From Mexico Tariffs

President Donald Trump is overstating the benefits of his threatened tariffs on automobiles and parts imported from Mexico while glossing over the likely harm to American consumers of substantially higher prices...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 04:08 PM EDT

Tariff Deal Gives Momentum to 'Remain-in-Mexico' Policy

Tariff Deal Gives Momentum to 'Remain-in-Mexico' Policy

In a cramped San Diego courtroom, immigrant mothers cradled restless babies and toddlers as they waited to go before a judge. After a quick exchange, they were whisked back to Mexico where they face months,...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 04:40 PM EDT

Trump Says He's Looking at Protections for Venezuelans in US

Trump Says He's Looking at Protections for Venezuelans in US

President Donald Trump says his administration is considering granting Temporary Protected Status to thousands of Venezuelans who have fled to the United States amid ongoing unrest. The once-wealthy oil nation...

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