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Ted Cruz outlasts Jimmy Kimmel in hoops game

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:48
Sen. Ted Cruz challenged late-night host Jimmy Kimmel to a one-on-one basketball game with proceeds going to charity.

The Point: Exactly how much trouble is the Trump Foundation in?

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:16
Last Thursday, the attorney general of New York sued the Trump Foundation, alleging that the organization affiliated with the President of the United States and his family had broken a number of laws governing charitable groups. "As our investigation reveals, the Trump Foundation was little more than a checkbook for payments from Mr. Trump or his business to nonprofits, regardless of their purpose or legality," said Barbara Underwood, the Empire State's AG.

Trump ramps up rhetoric: Dems want 'illegal immigrants' to 'infest our country'

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 08:47
President Donald Trump amplified his heated immigration rhetoric on Tuesday, accusing Democrats of wanting "illegal immigrants ... to pour into and infest our country," language evoking images of pests, not human beings.

George Takei: At least during my internment, I was not taken from my parents

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 08:23
Actor George Takei argued that "in one core, horrifying way," the family separations occurring at the United States' southern border are "worse" than the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II.

Analysis: Women are the wave, but also the wall, for Democrats in 2018

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 03:53
Democrats are banking on a surge of female candidates to help them recapture the House of Representatives this November. But Democrats may not benefit as much as they hope from this dynamic unless their historic roster of female nominees can help the party solve its greatest remaining challenge with female voters.

Ex-CIA chief: I'm scared

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:55
Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA and the National Security Agency under presidents from both parties, explains why he is speaking out so passionately against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their families at the border.

DHS secretary denies separation amounts to child abuse

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:11
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted conditions at the detention facilities are up to par, when asked by reporters if the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the border amounts to "child abuse."