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Racial Politics Haunt GOP as Trump Goes 'Rogue': Analysis

Racial Politics Haunt GOP as Trump Goes 'Rogue': Analysis

The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state's Republican primary election weeks before it became a flashpoint in the nation's struggle over...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 07:00 PM PDT

Federal Court Orders Tex. Voting Map Changes Ahead of 2018

Federal Court Orders Tex. Voting Map Changes Ahead of 2018

Texas' congressional maps are still flawed by racial gerrymandering and must be partially redrawn before the 2018 elections, a three-judge federal panel ruled Tuesday. Courts have chided Texas in recent years...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 05:30 PM PDT

DOJ Wants Records on Visitors to Trump Protest Website

DOJ Wants Records on Visitors to Trump Protest Website

What does the federal government want to do with records on everyone who visited an anti-Donald Trump website? The Justice Department's demand is part of the ongoing case against people who allegedly broke laws...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:36 PM PDT

Read the Full Transcript From Trump's Press Conference

Read the Full Transcript From Trump's Press Conference

President Donald Trump took questions from the press in a combative news conference on Tuesday. The president defended his response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. He...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:43 PM PDT

President Trump's Explosive News Conference in 7 Minutes

President Trump's Explosive News Conference in 7 Minutes

At a press event that was supposed to focus on infrastructure, President Donald Trump answered questions about violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. He...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 02:37 PM PDT

Trump on Steve Bannon: 'We'll See What Happens'

Trump on Steve Bannon: 'We'll See What Happens'

President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep top White House strategist Steve Bannon. At an impromptu press conference Tuesday, Trump answered questions about his confidence in his top adviser by...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 02:41 PM PDT

Backlash Over GOP Bills to Shield Drivers Who Hit Protesters

Backlash Over GOP Bills to Shield Drivers Who Hit Protesters

Republican lawmakers in six states have pushed this year for legal protections for motorists who hit protesters blocking traffic. Fairly or not, they're facing an intense backlash now that violent images of a...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 03:30 PM PDT

Trump: 'We'll See' What Happens to Steve Bannon

Trump: 'We'll See' What Happens to Steve Bannon

President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep Steve Bannon, a top adviser and key campaign strategist, in the White House. "We'll see what happens with Mr. Bannon," Trump said at an impromptu...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 02:00 PM PDT

Trump Responds to Confederate Statues Being Torn Down

Trump Responds to Confederate Statues Being Torn Down

Trump responds to reporters' questions about the Charlottesville rally over the weekend. 

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 02:46 PM PDT

Sheriff Pursuing Felonies After Confederate Statue Torn Down

Sheriff Pursuing Felonies After Confederate Statue Torn Down

Protesters will face felony charges for toppling a nearly century-old Confederate statue in front of a North Carolina government building, the sheriff said Tuesday. Law enforcement officers took video throughout...

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