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Steve King

Iowa Republicans defend Steve King's racism even as they try to unseat him

Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he's compared immigrants crossing the border illegally to cattle. His Republican...
Donald Trump

Trump promotes attack on Biden for wearing a mask in public

Donald Trump on Monday retweeted criticism of Joe Biden for wearing a face mask in public, even though Trump's own administration recommends the use...
Waiter Mask Diners CA

Most Americans aren't willing to go to restaurants or gyms just yet

Much of the country remains unlikely to venture out to bars, restaurants, theaters, or gyms anytime soon, despite state and local officials across the...
Donald Trump

Trump attacks scientists whose studies don't support his claims

"A Trump enemy statement," he said of one study. "A political hit job," he said of another. As Donald Trump pushes to reopen the country despite...

Election News

Mitch McConnell threatens to block everything if Trump loses in 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is threatening to kill popular legislation and policies if voters elect a Democratic president in the 2020 election. "If I'm...

183 Republicans vote against making prescription drugs cheaper

House Democrats overcame massive opposition from Republicans to pass a bill aimed at reining in prescription drug costs and protecting people with preexisting conditions....

Trump fires watchdog who was investigating Mitch McConnell's wife

Congressional Democrats are protesting Donald Trump's decision to remove the Transportation Department's acting inspector general, the latest in a string of actions by Trump...