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Colbert, Maddow are Coveted Slots for Presidential Wanna-Bes

Colbert, Maddow are Coveted Slots for Presidential Wanna-Bes

By David Bauder | Jan 17
Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week. The New York senator announced her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," following it up with an MSNBC interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow.

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

By Elana Schor and Thomas Beaumont | Jan 17
When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate Orpheum Theatre, Tricia Currans-Sheehan posed a pointed question to the expected presidential contender.

What the Government Shutdown Means for Your Mortgage

What the Government Shutdown Means for Your Mortgage

By Holden Lewis | Jan 16
The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. Here's how the shutdown is affecting homebuyers and homeowners — and what you can do about it.

Watch: Randy Rainbow 'Hosts' Mike Pence in New Parody

Watch: Randy Rainbow 'Hosts' Mike Pence in New Parody

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 16
Musical political satirist Randy Rainbow is back in the faux interviewer's chair with a video that mashes a real news clip of the vice president together with one of Rainbow's signature show tune satires.

After Years of King's Remarks, Why Now for the GOP Response?

After Years of King's Remarks, Why Now for the GOP Response?

By Scott McFetridge | Jan 16
Despite his seemingly endless string of racist comments and insults about immigrants, Iowa Rep. Steve King had the Republican Party's backing through nine elections. So why the GOP outrage now?

FAA Says It's Recalling More Aviation-Safety Inspectors

FAA Says It's Recalling More Aviation-Safety Inspectors

By David Koenig | Jan 16
Federal officials say they are recalling more aviation-safety inspectors who were idled by the partial government shutdown.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Jumps into 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Jumps into 2020 Presidential Race

By Juana Summers | Jan 16
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she's launching an exploratory committee.

Airport Security Screener No-Shows Soar

Airport Security Screener No-Shows Soar

By Jeff Martin, David Koenig | Jan 15
The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the partial government shutdown goes into its fourth week.

Atlanta Airport: More Than an Hour of Waiting at Checkpoints

Atlanta Airport: More Than an Hour of Waiting at Checkpoints

By Jeff Martin, David Koenig | Jan 15
Air travelers endured waits of more than an hour to get through domestic checkpoints at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta on Monday.

Past Projects Show Border Wall Building Is Complex, Costly

Past Projects Show Border Wall Building Is Complex, Costly

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Jan 14
President Donald Trump is not giving up on his demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying a physical barrier is central to any strategy for addressing the security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border.

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