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Jeff Flake: Troop deployment at southern border is ‘a stunt’

Sen. Jeff Flake on Wednesday criticized President Trump’s decision to send military troops to the nation’s southern border in the wake of an approaching caravan of Central American migrants, labeling the maneuver as a sham.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 4:58 pm

Trump says 'disaster' Snipes should be removed as election head, calls her 'very competent but in a bad way'

President Trump on Wednesday called embattled Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes a "disaster" who should be fired, and suggested she is intentionally trying to throw elections to Democrats.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 4:33 pm

Goodlatte: Rosenstein could still testify before Congress by end of year

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte told Fox News in an interview Wednesday there are ongoing discussions to bring Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in for testimony with lawmakers this year – after negotiations hit an impasse last month.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 4:32 pm

Ballot box disputes: Democrats use legal action when losing races, but want results untouched when they lead

Democrats in at least five hotly contested races are trying to preserve the results – when they are winning – or take additional measures and legal actions to count more ballots if they are trailing in the election.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 4:07 pm

Illinois comptroller files Chicago mayoral bid just 8 days after she won re-election

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced she would run for mayor of Chicago just eight days after winning re-election.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 3:24 pm

Trump says CNN’s Jim Acosta is ‘grandstander,’ ‘bad for the country’

President Trump said CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta is “bad for the country” on Wednesday when asked about a lawsuit designed to restore the reporter’s press credential.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 3:16 pm

Kasich sparks 2020 speculation with return to New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. – Ohio Gov. John Kasich returns Wednesday to the state that traditionally holds the first presidential primary in the race for the White House.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 3:04 pm

Jim Clyburn says some Dems using racially-charged ‘dog whistles’ to thwart leadership bid

Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., accused other Democrats Tuesday of using racially-charged "dog whistles" to undermine his bid to be House majority whip.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 2:20 pm

McCarthy defeats Jordan for House minority leader, as Liz Cheney joins GOP leadership

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., beat back a challenge from dark horse candidate, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, on Wednesday for the role of House Minority Leader, with Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., nabbing the title of GOP conference chairman.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 2:00 pm

Trump Administration counters CNN, Jim Acosta lawsuit -- says motion should be denied

The White House filed a response on Wednesday to CNN’s lawsuit aimed to restore Jim Acosta’s White House credential via a temporary restraining order, declaring that the motion should be denied.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 1:34 pm