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Texas Senate showdown: Cruz and O’Rourke talk presidential ambitions, border politics

ABC News(HOUSTON) -- In the midst of a fiery and critical U.S. Senate race in Texas, Republican Senator Ted Cruz and his opponent Democrat Rep. Beto O’Rourke each sat down with ABC News’ Paula Faris ahead of the November   ... Read More

Bernie Sanders swings through Iowa in final midterm sprint

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As part of an aggressive campaign swing in the final weeks of the 2018 midterms, Sen. Bernie Sanders will return to the state of Iowa this weekend, looking to boost a Democratic congressional hopeful that   ... Read More

President Trump blames Democrats for migrant group heading north

Ralph Freso/Getty Images(MESA, Ariz.) -- As a caravan of about 3,000 migrants from Central America heads toward the U.S. border, President Donald Trump blamed the Democrats on Friday for the surge in illegal border crossings at a rally in   ... Read More

Trump wades into California water wars, calls for diverting water to farmers in central valley

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is wading into California's water wars, demanding speedy action by the federal government to divert much-needed water resources to Republican-leaning farmers in California's central valley — a move sure to infuriate left-leaning environmentalists   ... Read More

Support for the military critical issue on both sides of the Arizona Senate race

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(PHOENIX) -- Arizona was represented by an American war hero for decades, and now the military is playing a role in Arizonans’ search for their next senator as well.

The Senate seat that will be   ... Read More

Russian woman charged with alleged ‘information warfare’ against US midterms

Roman Babakin/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal authorities have charged a Russian woman for allegedly taking part in a Russian plot to influence public opinion over the upcoming 2018 midterms elections and other politically-charged events inside the United States, the Justice Department   ... Read More

North Dakota Native Americans fight to protect their right to vote after court ruling

ChrisBoswell/iStock/Thinkstock(BISMARCK, N.D.) -- Courtney Yellow Fat, a tribal council member for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, has lived on a reservation for most of his life – a community which historically hasn't used street names or addresses and instead   ... Read More

Feds charge NY man with threatening two US senators for supporting Kavanaugh

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(SMITHTOWN, N.Y.) -- Federal authorities have arrested a New York man for allegedly threatening to attack two U.S. senators over their support for Brett Kavanaugh, whose nomination to the Supreme Court was almost derailed by   ... Read More

Paul Manafort arrives at court hearing about sentencing date in a wheelchair

3drenderings/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Paul Manafort, the onetime Trump campaign chairman, arrived in court on Friday for a hearing about his sentencing date in a wheelchair.

Manafort is currently in detention in an Alexandria, Virginia jail awaiting sentencing on a host   ... Read More

US and South Korea suspend more military exercises

ByoungJoo/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The United States and South Korea said Friday they have decided to suspend another joint military exercise to give more breathing room for ongoing denuclearization talks with North Korea.

The Pentagon announced Defense Secretary James Mattis and   ... Read More

Heidi Heitkamp fends off attacks from Kevin Cramer over voting record in first North Dakota Senate debate

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(BISMARK, N.D.) -- The first debate in a Senate race that could shape up to be one of the most critical in the country was largely an argument over which candidate would be less beholden to   ... Read More

Outgoing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley introduced as ‘next president of the US’ at charity dinner

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley poked fun at President Donald Trump, his longtime rival Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other high-profile politicians in a lighthearted speech on Thursday.

Haley showed off her aptitude for keeping   ... Read More

At Montana rally, President Trump praises Greg Gianforte for body-slamming reporter

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump kicked off a western tour in Montana on Thursday ostensibly to support Matt Rosendale as he attempts to unseat Sen. Jon Tester, but it was his praise for House Greg Gianforte's physical assault on   ... Read More

The real problem with Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test: Geneticists

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Does Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren really have Native American blood running through her veins?

It's scientifically impossible to know for sure, according to a collection of leading Native American geneticists, industry experts, research scientists with   ... Read More

President Trump on whether Jamal Khashoggi is dead: ‘certainly looks that way’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that he is concerned Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi might be dead.

"It certainly looks that way to me," Trump said as he departed from Joint Base Andrews. "It's   ... Read More

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Texas Senate showdown: Cruz and O’Rourke talk presidential ambitions, border politics

ABC News(HOUSTON) -- In the midst of a fiery and critical U.S. Senate race in Texas, Republican Senator Ted Cruz and his opponent Democrat Rep. Beto O’Rourke each sat down with ABC News’ Paula Faris ahead of the November   ... Read More

Bernie Sanders swings through Iowa in final midterm sprint

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As part of an aggressive campaign swing in the final weeks of the 2018 midterms, Sen. Bernie Sanders will return to the state of Iowa this weekend, looking to boost a Democratic congressional hopeful that   ... Read More

President Trump blames Democrats for migrant group heading north

Ralph Freso/Getty Images(MESA, Ariz.) -- As a caravan of about 3,000 migrants from Central America heads toward the U.S. border, President Donald Trump blamed the Democrats on Friday for the surge in illegal border crossings at a rally in   ... Read More

Trump wades into California water wars, calls for diverting water to farmers in central valley

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is wading into California's water wars, demanding speedy action by the federal government to divert much-needed water resources to Republican-leaning farmers in California's central valley — a move sure to infuriate left-leaning environmentalists   ... Read More

Support for the military critical issue on both sides of the Arizona Senate race

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(PHOENIX) -- Arizona was represented by an American war hero for decades, and now the military is playing a role in Arizonans’ search for their next senator as well.

The Senate seat that will be   ... Read More

Russian woman charged with alleged ‘information warfare’ against US midterms

Roman Babakin/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal authorities have charged a Russian woman for allegedly taking part in a Russian plot to influence public opinion over the upcoming 2018 midterms elections and other politically-charged events inside the United States, the Justice Department   ... Read More

North Dakota Native Americans fight to protect their right to vote after court ruling

ChrisBoswell/iStock/Thinkstock(BISMARCK, N.D.) -- Courtney Yellow Fat, a tribal council member for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, has lived on a reservation for most of his life – a community which historically hasn't used street names or addresses and instead   ... Read More

Feds charge NY man with threatening two US senators for supporting Kavanaugh

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(SMITHTOWN, N.Y.) -- Federal authorities have arrested a New York man for allegedly threatening to attack two U.S. senators over their support for Brett Kavanaugh, whose nomination to the Supreme Court was almost derailed by   ... Read More

Paul Manafort arrives at court hearing about sentencing date in a wheelchair

3drenderings/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Paul Manafort, the onetime Trump campaign chairman, arrived in court on Friday for a hearing about his sentencing date in a wheelchair.

Manafort is currently in detention in an Alexandria, Virginia jail awaiting sentencing on a host   ... Read More

US and South Korea suspend more military exercises

ByoungJoo/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The United States and South Korea said Friday they have decided to suspend another joint military exercise to give more breathing room for ongoing denuclearization talks with North Korea.

The Pentagon announced Defense Secretary James Mattis and   ... Read More

Heidi Heitkamp fends off attacks from Kevin Cramer over voting record in first North Dakota Senate debate

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(BISMARK, N.D.) -- The first debate in a Senate race that could shape up to be one of the most critical in the country was largely an argument over which candidate would be less beholden to   ... Read More

Outgoing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley introduced as ‘next president of the US’ at charity dinner

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley poked fun at President Donald Trump, his longtime rival Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other high-profile politicians in a lighthearted speech on Thursday.

Haley showed off her aptitude for keeping   ... Read More

At Montana rally, President Trump praises Greg Gianforte for body-slamming reporter

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump kicked off a western tour in Montana on Thursday ostensibly to support Matt Rosendale as he attempts to unseat Sen. Jon Tester, but it was his praise for House Greg Gianforte's physical assault on   ... Read More

The real problem with Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test: Geneticists

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Does Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren really have Native American blood running through her veins?

It's scientifically impossible to know for sure, according to a collection of leading Native American geneticists, industry experts, research scientists with   ... Read More

President Trump on whether Jamal Khashoggi is dead: ‘certainly looks that way’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that he is concerned Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi might be dead.

"It certainly looks that way to me," Trump said as he departed from Joint Base Andrews. "It's   ... Read More

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