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Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 at 12:48 PM EST

Trump Ties Racist Photo in Virginia to Abortion, Election

Trump Ties Racist Photo in Virginia to Abortion, Election

President Donald Trump weighed in on the controversy over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and a racist photo by linking the image to abortion and electoral politics as well as bigotry. Democratic officials in...

Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 at 04:06 AM EST

#MeToo Movement Not a 1-Year Phenomenon in State Capitols

#MeToo Movement Not a 1-Year Phenomenon in State Capitols

In the first week of 2019, an investigation by Oregon's labor agency deemed the state Capitol to be a hostile workplace because of an unchecked pattern of sexual harassment among lawmakers. A few days later,...

Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 at 07:30 PM EST

Racist Yearbook Photo Becomes a Test for 2020 Democrats

Racist Yearbook Photo Becomes a Test for 2020 Democrats

A racist photo tied to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam spurred the first major test for how Democratic presidential hopefuls will address racial tensions that have polarized American life. Nearly every major...

Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 at 09:58 PM EST

Gabbard Holds Rally After Rocky Presidential Campaign Launch

Gabbard Holds Rally After Rocky Presidential Campaign Launch

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard kicked off her presidential campaign with a rally in her home state of Hawaii on Saturday. The Democratic congresswoman's first rally on Saturday comes after she formally launched her...

Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 at 04:40 PM EST

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Won't Resign, Says He Wasn't in Racist Photo

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Won't Resign, Says He Wasn't in Racist Photo

At the press conference Saturday, Northam said his statements were meant to apologize that the photo was featured on his yearbook page and that it wasn't him.

Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 at 12:53 PM EST

Gov. Northam Won't Resign, Says He's Not in Racist Photo

Gov. Northam Won't Resign, Says He's Not in Racist Photo

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refused mounting calls for his resignation after a photo surfaced on his yearbook page showing people in blackface and a KKK robe, stressing that he "truly" doesn't believe he was in...

Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 at 08:28 PM EST

Guaido Calls for Venezuela Defections as Maduro Stands Firm

Guaido Calls for Venezuela Defections as Maduro Stands Firm

Venezuela's opposition leader called on more members of the military to abandon the country's socialist government following Saturday's defection of a high-ranking general, while President Nicolas Maduro...

Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 at 02:45 PM EST

Russia to Pull Plug on Nuclear Arms Pact After US Does Same

Russia to Pull Plug on Nuclear Arms Pact After US Does Same

Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin said...

Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 05:59 PM EST

Twitter Suspends Accounts for Trolling Kamala Harris

Twitter Suspends Accounts for Trolling Kamala Harris

Twitter this week suspended at least two accounts suspected of troll-like behavior targeting presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris of California as well as other Democratic candidates. The accounts were...

Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 at 03:34 PM EST

Va. Gov. Yearbook Photo Shows Men in Black Face, KKK Robe

Va. Gov. Yearbook Photo Shows Men in Black Face, KKK Robe

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam apologized Friday evening after a 1984 yearbook photo of him surfaced showing a man in blackface alongside someone wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood. Northam confirmed in a...

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