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Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 07:27 PM PDT

Democratic Candidates Flock to Iowa State Fair

Democratic Candidates Flock to Iowa State Fair

Every four years, the Iowa State Fair gets special visitors, who have their eye on the Iowa caucuses six months after the summer event. 

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 07:31 PM PDT

Trump Picks New Acting National Intelligence Director

Trump Picks New Acting National Intelligence Director

President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire, the nation's top counterterrorism official, as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S....

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 11:04 PM PDT

Biden, Bullock Kick Off Iowa State Fair Blitz Talking Guns

Biden, Bullock Kick Off Iowa State Fair Blitz Talking Guns

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock opened the Iowa State Fair's 2020 presidential blitz on Thursday by blistering President Donald Trump and promising to push new gun restrictions....

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 04:22 PM PDT

Weakened But Unbowed, NRA Head Digs in Against Gun Control

Weakened But Unbowed, NRA Head Digs in Against Gun Control

In the aftermath of the back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, the debate over gun control has returned to the National Rifle Association and its immense power to stymie any significant legislation on the...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 07:04 AM PDT
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By Yuqing Liu

Through the Years: White House Hopefuls Visit Iowa Fair

Over twenty 2020 White House hopefuls ditched their diets among the battered and...View gallery

  • Pete Buttigieg (2020)
  • Bernie Sanders (2020)
  • Michael Bennet (2020)
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 04:28 PM PDT

Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe Sues FBI, DOJ Over Firing

Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe Sues FBI, DOJ Over Firing

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's ire, sued the FBI and the Justice Department on Thursday over his firing. The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 07:58 AM PDT

Trump 'Strongly' Considering Commuting Blagojevich Sentence

Trump 'Strongly' Considering Commuting Blagojevich Sentence

After hinting at a possible pardon or commutation of the sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, President Donald Trump made his strongest statement yet on the matter Wednesday, telling reporters...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 07:35 AM PDT

US Officials Say Top US Diplomat for Latin America Resigns

US Officials Say Top US Diplomat for Latin America Resigns

The Trump administration's top diplomat for Latin America has resigned amid internal disputes over immigration policy for the region, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Two officials and a congressional aide...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 09:05 AM PDT

Founder of Watts-Based Nonprofit is Among 7 People Pardoned by California Gov. Gavin Newsom

Founder of Watts-Based Nonprofit is Among 7 People Pardoned by California Gov. Gavin Newsom

Gov. Gavin Newsom granted pardons to seven people, including a former inmate from East Los Angeles who now helps other women transition from prison to society.

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 06:07 AM PDT

Trump Pushes Background Checks, 'Red Flag' Laws, No Gun Bans

Trump Pushes Background Checks, 'Red Flag' Laws, No Gun Bans

President Trump said he'll support stronger background checks for gun buyers and so-called "red flag" laws, but does not foresee any ban on assault rifles, in the wake of two mass shootings within the...

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