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Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 05:54 AM EDT

House Vote Condemns Trump's Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

House Vote Condemns Trump's Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 11:59 AM EDT

House GOP Leadership Defends Trump's Tweets: 'No,' Not Racist

House GOP Leadership Defends Trump's Tweets: 'No,' Not Racist

Republican leaders in the House responded Tuesday to the outcry over President Donald Trump's tweets during a weekly news conference to address the media. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said he didn't believe...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 03:53 PM EDT

NH Poll: Biden Still in Lead; Harris and Warren Surge

NH Poll: Biden Still in Lead; Harris and Warren Surge

Former Vice President Joe Biden narrowly sits atop the field of Democratic presidential candidates among likely New Hampshire primary voters, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Kamala Harris closing the gap,...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 05:16 PM EDT

Pentagon Nominee Regrets Turkey's 'Drift' From West

Pentagon Nominee Regrets Turkey's 'Drift' From West

Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee to become secretary of defense, told his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday he is troubled by Turkey's decision to defy the United States by acquiring...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 02:01 PM EDT

Read Full Text of House Resolution Condemning Trump's 'Racist Comments'

Read Full Text of House Resolution Condemning Trump's 'Racist Comments'

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Tuesday on a formal resolution condemning President Donald Trump's weekend tweets aimed at four congresswomen of color that have been widely condemned as racist and...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 06:30 AM EDT

Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

For countless Americans, Trump's words on Sunday sent a stinging message that they are not fully welcome in their own country. His comments echoed painful remarks they have heard throughout their lives. But this...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 01:14 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Gov. Refuses to Resign Amid 'Chatgate' Scandal

Puerto Rico Gov. Refuses to Resign Amid 'Chatgate' Scandal

Nearly two years ago, Hurricane María exposed the raw dysfunction of Puerto Rico, collapsing long-neglected infrastructure and leaving several thousand dead on Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's watch. Last week, two of...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 08:32 PM EDT

Planned Parenthood to Defy Trump Abortion Referral Rule

Planned Parenthood to Defy Trump Abortion Referral Rule

Federally funded family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood, are defying the Trump administration's ban on referring women for abortions, drawing a line against what they say amounts to keeping...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 06:22 PM EDT

Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception in Congress

Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception in Congress

Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 06:14 PM EDT

4 Congresswomen Respond to Trump’s ‘You Can Leave’ Remark

4 Congresswomen Respond to Trump’s ‘You Can Leave’ Remark

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ,D-N.Y., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Ayanna Pressley D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., held a news conference Monday to respond to President Donald Trump, who...

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