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Rep. Pete King is the first Republican to sign on to the assault weapons ban

5 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

WASHINGTON - An assault weapons ban that Democratic leaders have been reluctant to advance despite strong support among their rank-and-file members in the House just got its...
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Abbott names new election chief after voter citizenship flub

6 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed a new secretary of state after his previous elections chief resigned amid backlash for wrongly questioning the U.S...
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Schumer assails Trump's 'heartbreaking' apparent reversal on background checks

Schumer assails Trump's 'heartbreaking' apparent reversal on background checks

6 hours ago   |   Politico

Chuck Schumer dinged President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, calling the move "not only disappointing but also heartbreaking...
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Illinois state senator apologizes for mock assassination of Trump at fundraiser

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A Democratic state senator is apologizing for a mock assassination of Republican President Donald Trump staged at a weekend fundraiser. WCIA-TV in Champaign...
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Pompeo warned Trump would be an 'authoritarian president' in 2016. Now he's one of Trump's most loyal and trusted advisors

Pompeo warned Trump would be an 'authoritarian president' in 2016. Now he's one of Trump's most loyal and trusted advisors

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used to be a staunch critic of President Donald Trump. In 2016, Pompeo warned Trump would be an "authoritarian president" who ignores the...
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71 current members of Congress were there for the Clinton impeachment inquiries. Here's what they think about impeaching Trump

71 current members of Congress were there for the Clinton impeachment inquiries. Here's what they think about impeaching Trump

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In the wake of the Mueller investigation that wrapped up earlier this year, Democrats have wrestled with whether President Donald Trump should be impeached. Today, there are 71...
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Campaign financing commission scheduled to meet

11 hours ago   |   Times Union

The commission empowered to radically overhaul election financing in New York is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Wednesday. The state Public Campaign Financing...
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Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination at fundraiser

11 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Viral photos of the mock assassination drew condemnation from the state's Democratic governor and Republican Party chairman.
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Rep. Steve King says media, GOP leaders owe him an apology after his comments on rape and incest

11 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The Iowa Republican said last week that humanity might not exist if not for rape and incest. He claims he was misquoted.
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'Facts matter': FEC chairwoman challenges Trump's voter fraud claims

'Facts matter': FEC chairwoman challenges Trump's voter fraud claims

12 hours ago   |   Politico

Ellen Weintraub, the chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission, on Monday rebuked President Donald Trump's repeated allegations of widespread voter fraud in the 2016...
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Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

Authorities are searching for a man caught on camera swinging a sword at another man during a fight over a discarded cart that was left in a pile of trash. Read more ...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say

Authorities say they foiled three potential mass shootings this weekend after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out. Read more ...

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD cop Daniel Panatelo has been fired for causing the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday. O'Neill's widely expected decision... Read more ...

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

WASHINGTON - Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is helping Howard University launch a Division I golf program. Read more ...

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Following his last start six days ago, Sale felt soreness in his elbow and underwent an MRI. Read more ...

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Way to go, Diesel! Read more ...

Crazy video: Driver loses control during Zombie School Bus races in Clarksville

Crazy video: Driver loses control during Zombie School Bus races in Clarksville

Dramatic video shows a racing school bus lose control and crash at Sportsdome Speedway in Clarksville. Read more ...