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Legal showdown looms over House subpoena to intel director

Sunday  20:35,   15 september 2019

The acting director of national intelligence is refusing to comply with a subpoena to turn over a whistleblower complaint, setting up a legal showdown this week between the Trump administration and a House... >>>

Omar responds to family of 9/11 victim who called her out at anniversary ceremony

Sunday  19:55,   15 september 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Sunday responded to a family member of a 9/11 victim who called her out on the anniversary of the attacks, saying she intended to highlight civil rights violations. "9/11 was an attack on all Americans. It was an attack... >>>

Ted Cruz: 'Donald Trump has broken the Democratic Party'

Sunday  19:25,   15 september 2019

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos that President Trump has "broken the Democratic Party" and that Democrats are solely focused on "hating him." ABC host George Stephanopoulos mentioned Cruz's warning... >>>

Beto O'Rourke wants action on guns, regardless of political cost

Sunday  19:00,   15 september 2019

During the third Democratic debate he said he planned to take away military grade assault rifles from civilians as part of a nationwide buy-back... >>>

Trump targets border state with rally amid defiant Democrats

Sunday  18:40,   15 september 2019

Donald Trump lost New Mexico by 8 percentage points in 2016. Last year, his party lost a House seat and the governor's mansion. Last week, a congressional candidate went viral by taunting the president by name in an... >>>

Trump suggests 'innocent' Kavanaugh should sue, blasts media for 'lies'

Sunday  18:00,   15 september 2019

President Trump said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should sue or get backing from the Department of Justice, after a New York Times piece claimed that new accounts support one claim of alleged sexual misconduct from when Kavanaugh was in... >>>

'Bad idea' to pursue progressive ideas like 'Medicare for All': Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Sunday  17:36,   15 september 2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn, sat down for a one-on-one interview on ABC's "This Week" with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos . (MORE: 3rd Democratic debate: Candidates clashed on health care, immigration and more) Stephanopoulos also asked... >>>

Kamala Harris Was Ready to Brawl From the Beginning

Sunday  17:15,   15 september 2019

The rebuttal sounded something like a threat. That seemed to be Kamala Harris’s... >>>

Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders commit to releasing medical records early

Sunday  16:35,   15 september 2019

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden committed to publicly releasing his medical records before the Iowa caucuses after questions of whether the 76-year-old former vice president is fit for the rigors of the presidency and to take on President... >>>

The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation

Sunday  13:30,   15 september 2019

If President Trump endorses gun-control legislation, it will take 13 Senate Republican votes to pass the measure, assuming the entire 47-member caucus of Democrats and Independents backs it. © Greg Nash The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control... >>>

NYC socialists set their sights on City Council seats

Sunday  12:10,   15 september 2019

Congress, Albany… is City Hall next? NYC’s democratic socialists are planning to field candidates for City Council races in 2021, hoping to ride the momentum from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s upset 2018 victory and local races like the one that... >>>

Ed Markey supporters urge Joe Kennedy III to stand down

Sunday  12:01,   15 september 2019

Kennedy is considering a primary challenge against Ed Markey in... >>>

Castro calls for latest claim against Kavanaugh to be investigated

Sunday  10:41,   15 september 2019

Former Housing Secretary Julián Castro said Saturday that a newly-reported allegation of unwanted sexual contact against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be investigated. © Getty Images Castro calls for latest claim against Kavanaugh to... >>>

Don't vote? The Trump campaign would like a word with you

Sunday  09:06,   15 september 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Arentz is a political unicorn. The 28-year-old Marine from Jacksonville, North Carolina, didn't vote in 2016, and she wasn't even registered to vote in the... >>>

2020 candidates: Beto O'Rourke's record has some Latinos troubled

Sunday  09:06,   15 september 2019

Critics say O'Rourke sided with developers while serving on City Council and backed projects that would revamp historic barrios and displace... >>>