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Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 04:05 PM EDT

Democrats Will Try to Block Trump's Border Wall Maneuver

Democrats Will Try to Block Trump's Border Wall Maneuver

Senate Democrats are moving on two fronts to block President Donald Trump from using special emergency powers to transfer money from military base construction projects like new schools to pay for new fences...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 03:49 PM EDT

Comedian Hasan Minhaj Tells Congress That Student Borrowers Are 'Treated Like Deadbeats'

Comedian Hasan Minhaj Tells Congress That Student Borrowers Are 'Treated Like Deadbeats'

Comedian and talk show host Hasan Minhaj made Congress members on Capitol Hill laugh Tuesday as he described the serious repercussions facing the nation's 45 million people who have student loan debts, NBC News...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 11:34 AM EDT

GOP holds NC House Seat But Shows Frailty in Suburbs

GOP holds NC House Seat But Shows Frailty in Suburbs

Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. But his...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 02:12 PM EDT

North Carolina an Early Indicator for Trump's 2020 Chances

North Carolina an Early Indicator for Trump's 2020 Chances

President Trump traveled to North Carolina to stump for the GOP candidate ahead of the state's special election, trying to keep the congressional seat in Republican hands. The race could also be seen as an early...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 01:24 PM EDT

Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

President Donald Trump has fired National Security Adviser John Bolton, according to a tweet.

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 06:31 PM EDT

Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

President Donald Trump fired his third national security adviser, John Bolton, with whom he had serious disagreements on Afghanistan, Iran, North Korea and other global challenges. The two men offered opposing...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 10:19 AM EDT

Britain Suspends Parliament Amid Brexit Chaos

Britain Suspends Parliament Amid Brexit Chaos

The British government has formally suspended parliament, sending lawmakers home for five weeks amid a Brexit crisis early Tuesday, but only after House of Commons Speaker John Bercow voiced his dismay, calling...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 11:02 AM EDT

'Shame on You': Raucous Scene as UK Parliament Is Suspended

'Shame on You': Raucous Scene as UK Parliament Is Suspended

Opposition politicians raged Tuesday at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's five-week suspension of Parliament before the deadline for Brexit, which drew angry and unprecedented protests in the House of Commons. Pa...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 05:39 PM EDT

Weather Chief Thanks Alabama Employees for Dorian Forecast

Weather Chief Thanks Alabama Employees for Dorian Forecast

Struggling to keep his emotions in check, the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration both defended President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday and thanked forecasters who contradicted...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 02:36 AM EDT

NRA Sues San Francisco Over Terrorist Declaration

NRA Sues San Francisco Over Terrorist Declaration

The National Rifle Association sued San Francisco on Monday over the city's recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a "domestic terrorist organization." The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the...

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