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House to vote on “Sanctuary Cities”

10:24 pm Jul. 22, 2015

As Republican candidate Donald Trump goes to the U.S.-Mexican border on Thursday, the House of Representatives will have its own debate on immigration, as lawmakers take up a GOP plan that would restrict police funding

Second video surfaces on Planned Parenthood

9:15 pm Jul. 21, 2015

For the second time in a week, abortion opponents in the Congress were demanding an end to federal funding of Planned Parenthood, as a new undercover video surfaced, again involving discussions of how much the group would charge for the sale of fetal tissue from abortions.

“The practices brought to light in these videos and reports are shocking and sickening,” said Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) on the floor of the House.

“Once

Republican race stays All About Trump

9:15 pm Jul. 20, 2015

With Donald Trump not giving an inch in his very public feud with Sen. John McCain and other top GOP leaders, a new national poll showed him well ahead of the Republican field, even as

GOP slams Trump after attack on McCain

10:33 pm Jul. 18, 2015

Donald Trump stirred the pot in the Republican race for the White House again on Saturday, but his latest salvo against Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was met with widespread rebukes from other GOP hopefuls and

Trump celebrates jump in GOP polls

12:40 pm Jul. 17, 2015

After first jumping up into the top tier of the polls in the Republican race for the White House, now Donald Trump can say he may well be the GOP frontrunner, as he used a talk radio interview on Friday to happily mark how he’s rocketed ahead of his Republican rivals.

“Did you see the Fox poll that came out last night?” Trump asked talk show host Herman Cain, referring to

Rick Perry blasts “Trump-ism”

3:49 pm Jul. 16, 2015

The divide within the Republican field for President sharpened on Thursday, as former Texas Gov. Rick Perry again attacked Donald Trump, labeling Trump a demagogue and warning voters not to blindly follow the brash businessman.

“I have a message for my fellow Republicans and the independents who will be voting in the primary process,” Perry said in a statement, “what Mr. Trump is offering is not conservatism, it is Trump-ism –

Trump says GOP race good for business

3:40 pm Jul. 15, 2015

In a filing with the Federal Election Commission, Republican candidate Donald Trump says that despite some high profile troubles since he entered the GOP race, his bid for the White House has been good for

Jeb Bush takes aim at Donald Trump

10:39 pm Jul. 14, 2015

With a new poll showing Donald Trump zooming to the top of the Republican field for President, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush went after Trump directly on Tuesday, accusing him of using political divisiveness as a way to get attention in the GOP race.

“Whether it’s Donald Trump or Barack Obama, their rhetoric of divisiveness is wrong,” Bush said at a stop in Iowa, as the Bush campaign quickly put the

Clinton embraces Iran deal during DC visit

3:13 pm Jul. 14, 2015

Democratic Party frontrunner Hillary Clinton gave her support to a new nuclear agreement worked out with Iran by the United States and five other Western nations, standing with President Obama and against Republicans who voiced immediate suspicions about the deal.

“This is an important step in putting the lid on Iran’s nuclear program,” Clinton said after meeting with House Democrats.

“The President called me late last night to tell me that an

Walker makes his case for President

6:55 pm Jul. 13, 2015

In an arena jammed with his supporters outside of Milwaukee, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin formally joined the race for the Republican nomination on Monday, emphasizing his record in the Badger State, as his supporters