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Clinton Goes Too Far in Criticizing Trump

Friday  00:50,   21 september 2018

In an op-ed, Hillary Clinton went too far with her criticism that President Donald Trump has shown a "complete unwillingness to stop" Russian interference in U.S. elections. The Trump administration has taken a number of steps to combat foreign...[...]

From the Anonymity of Academia to the Center of a Supreme Court Confirmation

Thursday  02:05,   20 september 2018

Christine Blasey Ford, a researcher and statistician, was reluctant to come forward with her allegation that Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, sexually assaulted her.The text message from Christine Blasey Ford this summer...[...]

Debunking 5 Viral Rumors About Christine Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh’s Accuser

Thursday  01:05,   20 september 2018

Dr. Blasey has been the target of widespread social media disinformation since she came forward with accusations of sexual assault against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee. Just minutes after Christine Blasey Ford, a...[...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's undue credit for slowing health costs

Thursday  00:25,   20 september 2018

What a difference a year makes. From predicting that the Affordable Care Act would "implode" and "explode," PresidentIn remarks this week, Trump appeared to cite a recent analysis by Avalere Health and The Associated Press in asserting that premium...[...]

Collins: Kavanaugh accuser should 'reconsider,' testify on Monday

Wednesday  23:25,   19 september 2018

GOP Sen. Susan Collins (Maine), a key vote in the Supreme Court fight, on Wednesday urged a woman accusing nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault to speak with the Senate about her allegation. "I hope that Dr. Ford will reconsider and testify...[...]

Cruz: 'if Beto wins, BBQ will be illegal'

Wednesday  03:06,   19 september 2018

Barbecue has once again made its way into national political discourse. This time, lawmakers are not laughing about the authenticity of the Brooklyn version like they were in March, but instead, the fate of its existence in the Lone Star State. ...[...]

McConnell tamps down any talk of Kavanaugh withdrawal

Wednesday  02:53,   19 september 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is privately warning GOP colleagues that there will be political fallout for the party if they fail to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, quashing any talk within his conference about...[...]

Republicans Consider Using Female Staffers To Question Christine Blasey Ford

Wednesday  02:53,   19 september 2018

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are considering having their aides question psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford should she testify about her sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. There’s a...[...]

On Kavanaugh, a Changed America Debates an Explosive Charge

Wednesday  02:53,   19 september 2018

The accusations against the Supreme Court nominee are being assessed under different social and cultural conventions than when the episode allegedly occurredIt was 36 years ago. The accusation: There was a party, alcohol. A 17-year-old boy was drunk [...]

Blasey Ford's classmates send letter of support to Congress

Wednesday  02:00,   19 september 2018

Twenty-four women who attended the Holton-Arms School with Christine Blasey Ford have signed and sent a letter of support for her to Congress. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { ...[...]

Trump to visit North Carolina to survey Florence impact

Tuesday  23:25,   18 september 2018

President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey the impact of Hurricane Florence. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Tuesday confirmed Trump's travel plans to North Carolina, which bore the brunt of the...[...]

Trump says Kavanaugh 'is not a man that deserves this'

Tuesday  23:25,   18 september 2018

"I feel terribly for him" and his family, the president says of Supreme Court nominee who denies allegation of sexual assaultWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he sympathizes with embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh,...[...]

House Dems push to delay Kavanaugh vote for investigation

Tuesday  23:05,   18 september 2018

A group of 114 House Democrats signed onto a letter calling on Senate to delay their vote on the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court until a "thorough investigation" is conducted into an allegation he committed an act of...[...]

New poll shows Beto O'Rourke down nine points

Tuesday  22:55,   18 september 2018

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has the support of 54 percent of likely voters, while Democratic opponent Beto O'Rourke has 45 percentThe two candidates have overwhelming support within their parties: 94 percent of Republicans would vote for Cruz, and 94...[...]

The Latest: Trump feels 'terribly' for Kavanaugh

Tuesday  22:51,   18 september 2018

President Donald Trump says he feels "terribly" for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he faces a decades-old accusation of sexual assault. Trump says the judge "is not a man that deserves this." Trump spoke Tuesday at a joint press conference [...]