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Republicans hope to flip open seat in Iowa district Trump won in 2016

Sunday  00:10,   27 september 2020

When Democratic Rep. Dave Loebsack announced his retirement last year, both Republicans and Democrats in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District leaped into what has become a tight race for the open seat. © Provided by Washington Examiner The seat, which... >>>

Meadows attacks Wray, pushing FBI to probe voter fraud

Sunday  00:05,   27 september 2020

“He has a hard time finding emails in his own FBI,” the White House chief of staff said of the bureau director.The rebuke by the president’s top aide of the leader of the nation’s premier law enforcement agency represents the latest escalation of... >>>

Trump makes a $500 billion economic appeal to Black Americans, while pledging to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

Saturday  23:45,   26 september 2020

At a campaign event in Georgia, President Trump made a direct appeal to Black Americans, with proposals for economic growth and anti-racism measures."I'm here today to announce a brand-new plan to deliver more opportunity, more security, more... >>>

CBS' Gayle King calls out Pelosi's 'egregious' language when she refers to Trump allies as 'henchmen'

Saturday  23:45,   26 september 2020

The exchange came after Gayle King asked whether Nancy Pelosi still felt that Joe Biden shouldn't debate Donald Trump.What are the issues the Supreme Court nominee will be judged... >>>

Senate will reportedly begin hearings to confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick on October 12

Saturday  23:45,   26 september 2020

The President is expected to name Judge Amy Coney Barrett, an anti-abortion conservative, to the court later Saturday.According to Politico, members on the Senate Judiciary Committee members are being notified that hearings for Trump's nominee for a >>>

Journalist Zaid Jilani criticizes NYT's 1619 Project

Saturday  23:41,   26 september 2020

Journalist Zaid Jilani said on Hill.TV that the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1619 Project from The New York Times misconstrues the civil rights movement's role in reforming the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) of 1965."The civil rights movement... >>>

First Black woman named interim Rochester police chief after Daniel Prude's death

Saturday  23:41,   26 september 2020

The Rochester Police Department named its first Black woman as interim police chief following the death of Daniel Prude in police custody in March. © istock First Black woman named interim Rochester police chief after Daniel Prude's death Cynthia... >>>

Amy Coney Barrett: Trump set to nominate conservative justice to the Supreme Court

Saturday  23:41,   26 september 2020

President Donald Trump on Saturday is set to nominate Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative federal appeals court judge, to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the US Supreme Court. © Getty Images, Shutterstock The expected nomination comes... >>>

Biden promises U.S. mayors he will be a partner in the White House

Saturday  23:41,   26 september 2020

Biden promises U.S. mayors he will be a partner in the White House"If I am elected, you will have direct access to the White House," Biden, who is challenging Republican Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election, told the fall leadership meeting of the... >>>

Trump embraces political battle with pick of Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative favorite, for Supreme Court

Saturday  23:40,   26 september 2020

Trump's nomination of Barrett will be a major campaign issue, coming just three days before his first debate with Democratic challenger Joe Biden. “This nomination is an attack on our very democracy," said Ilyse Hogue, president of... >>>

Here’s why the latest Texas polls are so ominous for the GOP — even if Trump wins the state

Saturday  23:15,   26 september 2020

Some pundits continue to describe Texas a "deep red state," but at this point "light red" may be more accurate Donald Trump and Joe Biden | Texas Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images >>>

Biden compares Trump to Nazi propaganda minister

Saturday  22:25,   26 september 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden compared President Trump to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels Saturday, accusing the president of lying about his record to the American people.Speaking to MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle, Biden said Trump... >>>

COVID-19 shows us health care rights require legislation — despite the ADA

Saturday  22:25,   26 september 2020

This summer, as the pandemic raged and the Americans With Disabilities Act marked its 30th anniversary, one thing became clear: As with many civil rights-related efforts, reality often falls short of a law's promise. In this case, the... >>>

Supreme Court fight pushes Senate toward brink

Saturday  22:10,   26 september 2020

The burgeoning fight to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat is pouring fuel onto already simmering tensions in the Senate and threatening to fundamentally reshape the institution. © Greg Nash Supreme Court fight pushes Senate... >>>

Kyle Rittenhouse's mom reportedly received a 'standing ovation' from the crowd at a Republican event in Wisconsin

Saturday  22:10,   26 september 2020

Kyle Rittenhouse faces multiple felony charges, including homicide, after shooting three people at a Jacob Blake demonstration in Kenosha, Wisconsin."Standing ovation from Waukesha County GOP women for my special guests, @CaliKidJMP & Wendy... >>>