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Ex-Houston businessman indicted over 2013 congressional trip

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - An ex-Houston businessman has been indicted on U.S. charges of concealing that a 2013 trip by some members of Congress to Azerbaijan was paid for by that country's...
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Rep. Keith Ellison's Abuse Investigation Is Nearly Complete, State Democratic Party Says

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Minnesota's Democratic Party chairman said Monday that he expects the investigation of allegations of physical abuse against Rep. Keith Ellison to be completed and released...
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After conspiracy-theorist congressman's siblings film ad for his opponent, he blames Barack Obama

2 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Last week, a Democratic candidate in Arizona running for Congress released a unique campaign ad that quickly went viral. In it, a group of citizens explain why they are backing...
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Woman making her third run for Congress dies

Woman making her third run for Congress dies

3 hours ago   |   WBALTV

A 54-year-old Florida Democrat who was making her third run for Congress has died.
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Florida's year-round daylight saving time law on hold in Congress

3 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

The “Sunshine Protection Act” that went into effect in Florida in July would make daylight saving time year-round in the state - but so far the required congressional approval...
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Panel urges funding for new voting machines in Pennsylvania

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

A group examining election security in Pennsylvania urged Congress and state lawmakers Tuesday to speed up the funding required to replace voting machines, noting most lack a...
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Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon: US health care system is ‘politically wrong, morally wrong'

Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon: US health care system is ‘politically wrong, morally wrong'

5 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Failing to provide health care to 29.3 million people is “unethical” and “politically wrong, morally wrong,” said former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in an...
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WATCH: NEW TV DCCC AD PAINTS STARK CONTRAST BETWEEN MCGRATH'S SERVICE TO COUNTRY & BARR'S SHILLING FOR DONORS

5 hours ago   |   DCCC

Today, in the race for Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District, the DCCC announced a new television ad that contrasts Amy McGrath's record of putting her country first with...
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Congress Could Look a Lot More Like the People It Represents Next Year

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

The United States Congress is on a path to looking less male and white come January. Should the Democrats take the House come November-which current predictions project as...
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Philippine president's fiercest critic arrested, posts bail

7 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic in Congress has been arrested after the president revoked his 2011 amnesty for a failed coup attempt and revived rebellion charges...
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Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent predator'

The classification means Cosby must undergo lifetime counseling and report quarterly to authorities. Read more ...

Bill Cosby Sentenced To At Least 3 Years In State Prison

Bill Cosby Sentenced To At Least 3 Years In State Prison

Cosby, 81, is the first celebrity sent to prison in the MeToo era. The sentence completes the TV dad's stunning fall from groundbreaking cultural icon to convicted sex... Read more ...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United Nations

Audience members chuckled in response to the president's accomplishment claims. Read more ...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished at park

A massive search is underway in North Carolina, where a 6-year-old boy with autism vanished Saturday after going to a park with his dad. Read more ...

A fridge stocked full of blood and other things you might not know about the...

A fridge stocked full of blood and other things you might not know about the president's limo

Many aspects of the $1.5 million, state-of-the-art limo are kept secret, but the vehicle has many unique features. Read more ...

Woman says boyfriend pressed her to 'produce a baby'

Woman says boyfriend pressed her to 'produce a baby'

A woman convicted of killing her pregnant neighbor that her boyfriend had pressured her to "produce a baby" after figuring out she had lied about being pregnant. Read more ...

Michael Kors Buys Italy's Versace Fashion House For $2.12 Billion

Michael Kors Buys Italy's Versace Fashion House For $2.12 Billion

Michael Kors says it wants to get Versace products in more stores - from around 200 now to a goal of 300. It will also focus Read more ...

Inspire Brands to acquire Sonic for $2.3 billion

Inspire Brands to acquire Sonic for $2.3 billion

Sonic Corp. and Inspire Brands, Inc., announced Tuesday that they have agreed to an agreement under which Inspire will acquire Sonic for $2.3 billion. Read more ...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent predator'

“It is time for justice. Mr. Cosby, this has all circled back to you. The time has come,” Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill said. Read more ...

Andrea Kremer And Hannah Storm Will Be First Female Duo To Call An NFL Game

Andrea Kremer And Hannah Storm Will Be First Female Duo To Call An NFL Game

There was a decidedly mixed reaction when Amazon Prime Video said it planned to offer the pair as a streaming alternative to the Fox TV broadcast crew of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman. Read more ...