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Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 12:25 PM PDT

Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he is under federal investigation and appeared to single out a senior Justice Department official for criticism, underscoring his growing frustration with the persistent...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 09:07 AM PDT

Senator Josh Newman Talks Recall Efforts Against Him

Senator Josh Newman Talks Recall Efforts Against Him

California Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) is facing recall efforts from opponents who are attacking his voting in favor of Gov. Jerry Brown's gasoline tax. Newman sits down with NBC4's Conan Nolan to talk...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 05:38 AM PDT

Trump Reversal on Cuba May Hurt Cybersecurity: Officials

Trump Reversal on Cuba May Hurt Cybersecurity: Officials

Cubans say that President Donald Trump's plans to roll back diplomatic and commercial ties could hurt the island nation's cybersecurity efforts and small businesses, NBC News reported. Lt. Col Yohanka Rodriguez...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 04:33 AM PDT

Trans Candidate Wins Virginia State House Primary

Trans Candidate Wins Virginia State House Primary

After winning the Democratic primary, Danica Roem is one step closer to becoming the first openly transgender state legislator in Virginia, and only the third in the U.S., NBC News reported. Roem, a 32-year-old...

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 11:55 PM PDT

Emails Reiterate EPA Chief's Ties to Fossil Fuel Interests

Emails Reiterate EPA Chief's Ties to Fossil Fuel Interests

Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which...

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 07:16 PM PDT

VP Mike Pence Hires Outside Counsel

VP Mike Pence Hires Outside Counsel

Vice President Mike Pence has hired outside legal counsel to oversee his response to investigations into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. Pence's office confirmed...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 04:46 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Gov. Comes to Washington for Statehood Push

Puerto Rico Gov. Comes to Washington for Statehood Push

Puerto Rico’s governor campaigned in Washington Thursday to make the U.S. territory the 51st state, touting a vote that showed 97 percent support for statehood and brushing aside critics who questioned its...

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 01:33 PM PDT

Puerto Rico Governor Presses Congress for Statehood

Puerto Rico Governor Presses Congress for Statehood

Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló, during a June 15, 2017, address in Washington, D.C., urged Congress to listen to the wishes of the 97 percent of Puerto Rican voters who chose statehood in a June...

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 07:13 PM PDT

Dems Win Ballgame of Unity, Give Trophy to Scalise

Dems Win Ballgame of Unity, Give Trophy to Scalise

In a show of support, both the Democratic and Republican teams in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity will wear Rep. Scalise's favorite team's colors.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 10:35 AM PDT

Politicians Shot Throughout American History

Politicians Shot Throughout American History

Throughout history, politicians have been shot over matters ranging from election results to controversial policy decisions. Most politicians caught in the line of fire died instantly or a few days later,...

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