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White House Supports Intelligence Briefing for Donald Trump
The White House made clear today that Donald Trump will receive the classified intelligence briefing customarily provided to the presidential nominees of each party, despite concerns raised by some current and former intelligence officials and top Democrats on Capitol Hill . "The Director of
6 Rising Stars to Watch at the Democratic Convention
In 2004, a young Illinois state senator named Barack Obama gave a rousing address at the Democratic National Convention in Boston, electrifying party leaders and stoking chatter about a future presidential run. Twelve years later -- and one week after rising GOP stars Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas
Trump Vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'Peaceful Transfer' Possible?
Many people believe Hillary Clinton should be in jail, and many say Donald Trump threatens America's very existence, and these are widespread views across the nation's bitter political divide.
Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine: Reactions to her Running Mate Choice
Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton announced Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential pick, a senator from Virginia, as well as a former Virginia governor and chair of the Democratic National Committee. After texting supporters, Clinton posted this tweet: I'm thrilled to announce my
Cruz Defiant as GOP Slams Him on Trump Non-Endorsement
Sen. Ted Cruz stubbornly defends his refusal to endorse Donald Trump on the GOP convention stage, saying he's not a 'servile puppy dog.'
Trump Blasts Ted Cruz for 'Not Honoring the Pledge' After Convention Speech
Donald Trump tore into his former Republican rival Ted Cruz after the Texas senator's convention speech Wednesday night -- blasting him for "not honoring the pledge" to endorse the party's nominee. Trump took to Twitter to attack his fellow Republican, whom he lambasted as "Lyin' Ted" throughout
In Surprise, GOP Looks to Revive Depression-Era Banking Law
In a massive policy shift, the Republican Party platform calls for reinstating the Glass-Steagall Act, a Depression-era law that regulated the U.S. banking industry until it was repealed in 1999
House Democrats Slam Speaker Paul Ryan for Instagram Post With Interns
Democrats on Capitol Hill have responded to an Instagram photo from House Speaker Paul Ryan that raised questions about diversity on Capitol Hill. Over the weekend, the Wisconsin Republican posted a selfie with Republican summer interns to his Instagram page. I think this sets a record for the most
The Latest: Trump Son Says Nothing's Impossible for His Dad
Donald Trump's son Donald Jr. is citing his father's business acumen and says that for his father, "impossible is just the starting point."
Shelley Moore Capito: Everything You Need to Know
Name: Shelley Moore Capito Party: Republican Date of Birth: November 26, 1953 Age: 62 What She Does Now: U.S. senator from West Virginia What She Used to Do: Before winning election to the U.S. Senate in 2014, Capito served in the U.S. House for seven terms, from 2001 to 2015. She earned a