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‘Worst thing we can do is go to a shutdown’: Congress races to avert one, guest says

Congress races to avert a government shutdown, with Biden’s agenda in the balance. CNN’s Cokie Roberts discussed the record number of government shutdowns on Wednesday’s "Erin Burnett OutFront." “I don’t think we’re going to...

Senate votes to block Afghan repatriation program

WASHINGTON -- The Senate will vote Wednesday on a Republican plan to undo a longstanding Obama-era program that helped thousands of Afghans who had been evacuated because of threats to their safety because of...

Mexico facility confounds deported Americans

Aspen, CO — The inmates of a cattle ranch in Tenancingo, Mexico are in for a harsh winter. During a visit to the city recently, I saw for myself how families are living without...

‘Let’s get the hostages out before the election’: Republicans mull debt ceiling

Tensions have been mounting between the federal government and Congress’s Republican-led majorities as they mull whether to extend federal borrowing authority for three more months or wait until after the November midterm elections to...

Tom Blanton: Trump’s Birthright Citizenship Plan: Time to Act

Tom Blanton is the director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University and a co-author of The Safe Havens of Indifference: Authoritarianism, Democracy, and the International Order. He is also the author...

Joe Biden: the candidate to deal with the energy problem

Democrats holding up Joe Biden's presidential ambitions would do well to consider this — he may be the only one in the 2016 field with an immediate practical solution to dealing with a de-regulated,...

Elizabeth Holmes Testimony (9th Circuit)

Former US Defense Secretary James Mattis Testifies in the Elizabeth Holmes Fraud Trial On Wednesday, US Airways Stil and former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies in a wrongful death suit brought by the...

Stocks rise on optimistic ECB action and second-quarter earnings

U.S. stocks rose Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average notching its best day in two months, as traders remained optimistic that the European Central Bank will take measures to reduce borrowing costs for...

National Report: Alaska Native Women Demand Respect for Native Mothers

By Xochitl Haaland, Alaska Rep. and Co-chair of the Congressional Native Women Caucus. While the nation was riveted by police pursuit of Derrick Patterson, he was responsible for a crime of a far greater...

Air Force vet blasts Trump administration for rejecting him for national security post

A retired Air Force fighter pilot who lobbied to join President Trump’s most senior national security team under Barack Obama said he was left under-supported, with no role in planning combat operations during a...

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