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GOP, Home to Trump and Tea Party, Decries Dems' 'Mob Rule'

California Wildfire Victims Say Cleanup Crews Added to Woes

By Alan Fram |
President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are forecasting nightmarish Democratic "mob rule" to amp up GOP voters for next month's critical midterm elections.

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The Lessons After Threats Drive a Black Legislator to Quit
Hudson Valley, NY

The Lessons After Threats Drive a Black Legislator to Quit

By Lisa Rathke | Oct 15
Voters in this very liberal, very white state made Kiah Morris a pioneer when in 2014 they elected her as its first black female legislator. Not long after, another Vermont surfaced: racist threats that eventually forced her to leave office.

Netflix Deal Could Boost All Parts of New Mexico
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Netflix Deal Could Boost All Parts of New Mexico

Oct 15
Over the course of 12 months, the U.S. Army discharged more than 500 immigrant enlistees who were recruited across the globe for their language or medical skills and promised a fast track to citizenship.

Army Expelled 500 Immigrant Recruits in 1 Year
Hudson Valley, NY

Army Expelled 500 Immigrant Recruits in 1 Year

By Martha Mendoza and Garance Burke | Oct 15
Over the course of 12 months, the U.S. Army discharged more than 500 immigrant enlistees who were recruited across the globe for their language or medical skills and promised a fast track to citizenship.

Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt
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Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 15
Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.

Hawaii Hotel Worker Strike Could Go Into 2019
Hudson Valley, NY

Hawaii Hotel Worker Strike Could Go Into 2019

Oct 15
Officials are worried a strike involving about 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii could continue into next year.

Hudson Valley, NY

Immigrants Face Hurdles to Prove Abuse by U.S. Agents

By Nomaan Merchant and Claudia Lauer | Oct 15
Within hours of being booked at a Border Patrol station in far West Texas, two teenage sisters from Guatemala came forward to allege that an agent conducted an improper strip search.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Tall Tale on 'Record' Judges, Income
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Tall Tale on 'Record' Judges, Income

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Oct 15
With midterm elections three weeks away, President Trump is claiming a "record" 84 judges confirmed to the federal bench and suggests he will fill 50 percent of the seats in the judiciary. It's not a record, and he's nowhere close to half.

NYC Democrat Joins Wave of Veterans Aiming to Flip the House
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NYC Democrat Joins Wave of Veterans Aiming to Flip the House

By Karen Matthews | Oct 15
He's an Army veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan, criticizes New York's liberal mayor and doesn't support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. The candidate in question, Max Rose, is a Democrat.

Georgia Senator Accused of Briefly Snatching Student's Phone
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Georgia Senator Accused of Briefly Snatching Student's Phone

Oct 15
A Georgia Tech political group said Sen. David Perdue snatched a phone from a student who was video recording while asking the Republican lawmaker a question about Georgia's governor's race.

Congress Heads Toward Postelection Fight over Border Wall
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Congress Heads Toward Postelection Fight over Border Wall

By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly | Oct 15
Congress is heading toward a postelection showdown over President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, as GOP leaders signal they're willing to engage in hardball tactics that could spark a partial government shutdown.

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