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Trump heads to Georgia and Tennessee with 2 days until midterms

With two days left before polls close, President Donald Trump is traveling to two traditionally Republican states as he looks to help put GOP candidates over the top. Read More

Right seeks unprecedented convention to amend Constitution

Whatever success Republicans have amassed in taking control of all three branches of U.S. government, and whatever fate awaits them as midterm elections near, some on the right are working to cement change by amending the Constitution. And to the mounting alarm of others on all parts of the spectrum, they want to bypass the usual process. Read More

Mitt Romney hits Utah campaign trail in the race for a U.S. Senate seat

Romney is stumping for fellow Republican candidates as he sails toward a likely victory Tuesday in the race for a U.S. Senate seat from Utah and an official return to public office. Read More

The next governor will shape Nevada’s political landscape for a decade

Like many races in the battleground state of 3 million people, the contest between Republican Adam Laxalt and Democrat Steve Sisolak is close, and the stakes are high. Read More

Months after massacre, Parkland victims vote for first time

Nine months after 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down at their Florida school, Parkland students are finally facing the moment they’ve been leading up to with marches, school walkouts and voter-registration events throughout the country: their first Election Day. Read More

‘Black people are too stupid to vote for me,’ Cohen says Trump told him

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer says the erstwhile reality TV star frequently made offensive and racist comments in private — even telling him during the 2016 campaign he believed “black people are too stupid to vote for me.” Read More

Justice lawyers fail to halt release of Trump financial records

A federal judge denied the Justice Department’s efforts to halt legal proceedings in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution — opening the door for Trump’s critics to soon gain access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel. Read More

Trump vs. Obama in the final weekend of the midterms

Feuding from a distance, President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama exchanged tough words today as they sought to rally their parties’ base voters in the final days before the midterm elections. Read More

U.S. reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

The Trump administration today announced the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal. Read More

Trump, Oprah lead surrogate campaigners in 2018 midterms

From President Donald Trump to Oprah Winfrey, top political surrogates are fanning out in key battleground states to appeal to voters during the final days of the 2018 midterm campaigns. Read More

Video of cop killer tweeted by Trump denounced as racist

The video shows a Latino man in court, smiling menacingly. And his words are clear: He’s killed cops and he’s “gonna kill more cops soon.” Read More

GOP senators seek pause in U.S.-Saudi nuclear technology talks

A group of Republican senators has urged President Donald Trump to suspend negotiations with Saudi Arabia on a potentially lucrative atomic energy agreement following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Read More

Trump now ready to send 15K troops to southern border

President Donald Trump’s response to the caravan has escalated in recent days, along with his rhetoric on immigration, as crucial midterm elections near. Read More

FBI asked to probe allegations women offered cash to accuse Mueller of sex assault

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel alerted the FBI today to allegations that women have been offered cash to fabricate sexual assault accusations against Robert Mueller. Read More

Andria Tupola denies blocking running mate Marissa Kerns from debate

Republican candidate for governor Andria Tupola deliberately failed to inform her running mate Marissa Kerns that Kerns had been invited to Monday night’s televised debate, and Kerns therefore didn’t attend, Kerns said today. Read More

End birthright citizenship for some U.S.-born babies, Trump says

President Donald Trump has long called for an end to birthright citizenship, as have many conservatives. Read More

Trump escalates threats against migrant caravan

Eager to focus voters on immigration in the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Donald Trump today escalated his threats against a migrant caravan trudging slowly toward the U.S. border as the Pentagon prepared to deploy thousands of U.S. troops to support the border patrol. Read More



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