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Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 03:35 PM EDT

Barr: Justice Dept. Is 'All in' on Criminal Justice Overhaul

Barr: Justice Dept. Is 'All in' on Criminal Justice Overhaul

Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 12:05 PM EDT

Dem Infighting on Race Spills Into 2020 Presidential Contest

Dem Infighting on Race Spills Into 2020 Presidential Contest

The highly public rift between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a clutch of freshmen congresswomen led by Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez has spilled into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest. The intramural...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 02:23 AM EDT

Taiwan Defends US Arms Deal After China Sanctions Threat

Taiwan Defends US Arms Deal After China Sanctions Threat

Taiwan on Saturday defended a proposal to purchase $2.2 billion in arms from the U.S., following a Chinese announcement that it would sanction any American companies involved in the deal. U.S. weapons help...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 12:21 AM EDT

New US Election Systems Use Vulnerable Software

New US Election Systems Use Vulnerable Software

An Associated Press analysis has found that like many counties in Pennsylvania, the vast majority of 10,000 election jurisdictions nationwide use Windows 7 or an older operating system to create ballots, program...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 09:44 PM EDT

'No Shower!' Migrants Shout as Pence Tours Detention Centers

'No Shower!' Migrants Shout as Pence Tours Detention Centers

Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two Friday in Texas, NBC News reported. Agents wore face masks...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 10:57 PM EDT

Appeals Court Gives Trump a Win in Sanctuary City Case

Appeals Court Gives Trump a Win in Sanctuary City Case

A federal appeals court gave President Donald Trump a rare legal win in his efforts to crack down on "sanctuary cities" Friday, upholding the Justice Department's decision to give preferential treatment in...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Biden Gives Pros and Cons of His Front-Runner Status

Biden Gives Pros and Cons of His Front-Runner Status

Campaigning in Dover, New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden acknowledged the challenge of his strong lead in the Democratic primary. "The good news about being a front-runner is you're a front-runner,"...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 03:25 PM EDT

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Testifies in Migrant House Hearing

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Testifies in Migrant House Hearing

New York lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez testified before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, describing the conditions of the migrants she and other freshman lawmakers met with at a Texas...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 03:20 PM EDT

Incoming Acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella Under Scrutiny for Work With Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff

Incoming Acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella Under Scrutiny for Work With Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff

Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 02:56 PM EDT

Jon Stewart on 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Vote: 'This Is Necessary, Urgent and Morally Right'

Jon Stewart on 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Vote: 'This Is Necessary, Urgent and Morally Right'

Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart continued his advocacy for passage of a renewed 9/11 victim compensation fund Friday in a press conference with first responders and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Californi...

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