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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 03:29 AM PST

In Georgia, a Certification Deadline and Another Court Fight

In Georgia, a Certification Deadline and Another Court Fight

A federal judge has ordered Georgia to wait until Friday to certify the results of the midterm elections that include an unsettled race for governor and to take steps to protect provisional ballots. U.S....

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 08:03 PM PST

Trump's Tweet 'Reckless and Insulting': Firefighter Union

Trump's Tweet 'Reckless and Insulting': Firefighter Union

The International Association of Fire Fighters is calling President Donald Trump's comment about massive wildfires burning throughout California "irresponsible, reckless and insulting." Trump says Saturday via...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 05:16 PM PST

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Wins Arizona Senate Race

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Wins Arizona Senate Race

Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema is the apparent winner in the Arizona Senate race, narrowly defeating Republican Rep. Martha McSally, according to an NBC News projection. Sinema is the first Democratic...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 04:37 PM PST

Fact Check: Trump's Unsubstantiated Claims of Voter Fraud

Fact Check: Trump's Unsubstantiated Claims of Voter Fraud

As several key contests across the U.S. remain close, President Donald Trump has zeroed in on Florida, making a slew of unsubstantiated claims about "forged" ballots and "found" votes, NBCNews reported. "Trying...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 12:53 PM PST

Trump's Acting AG Appointment Dogged by Legal Questions

Trump's Acting AG Appointment Dogged by Legal Questions

President Donald Trump faces a growing backlash over his choice of Matt Whitaker to serve as acting attorney general, with liberal and conservative legal experts questioning the appointment, NBC News reported....

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 08:30 AM PST

Democrats Seek Ways to Protect Mueller Probe From Acting AG

Democrats Seek Ways to Protect Mueller Probe From Acting AG

Stepping up Democratic efforts to shield the Russia investigation, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would seek to tie a measure protecting special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation...

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 at 10:11 PM PST

Meet the House Democrats Who Will Be Running the Show

Meet the House Democrats Who Will Be Running the Show

Now that Democrats have captured control of the House for the next two years, the party's most senior members are poised to regain the wide-ranging power of committee chairmanships. While some of the Democrats...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 05:21 PM PST

Lynching Remark Puts Spotlight on Mississippi Senate Race

Lynching Remark Puts Spotlight on Mississippi Senate Race

A video of a white U.S. senator from Mississippi making a flip reference to a "public hanging" is incensing voters in a special election runoff, drawing attention to the state's history of lynching and boosting...

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 at 06:06 PM PST

Democrat Abrams Files New Suit in Georgia Governor's Race

Democrat Abrams Files New Suit in Georgia Governor's Race

Stacey Abrams' Democratic campaign filed a federal lawsuit Sunday asking a judge to delay vote certifications in Georgia's unsettled governor's race by one day and to make officials count any votes that were...

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 at 12:47 PM PST

Top Dems Say Whitaker Must Recuse Himself From Mueller Probe

Top Dems Say Whitaker Must Recuse Himself From Mueller Probe

Democratic leaders pressed the Department of Justice's top ethics official on Sunday to provide answers on whether the department has advised acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to recuse himself from...

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