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This 2017 photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Ian David Long. Authorities said the Marine combat veteran opened fire Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, at a country music bar in Southern California, killing multiple people before apparently taking his own life. (California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP)
November 08, 2018 - 11:13 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Ian David Long began his adult life by enlisting in the Marines and getting married. Years after a divorce and a discharge and months after shouting brought a mental health expert to his door, Long killed 12 people at a country music bar outside Los Angeles. Long, 28,...
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Matt Dwyer
November 07, 2018 - 3:06 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned Wednesday as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions announced his resignation in...
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Sydney Crawford, 84, left, of New York City, and JoAnn Loulan, 70, of Portola Valley, Calif., watch election returns during a Democratic party election night event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP
November 07, 2018 - 7:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump's Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what's left of the president's governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a "blue wave"...
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President Donald Trump listens Fox News' Sean Hannity speak during a rally at Show Me Center, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 06, 2018 - 1:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hannity spoke from the stage of President Donald Trump's last midterm election rally, after Fox News Channel and its most popular personality had insisted all day that he wouldn't. Hannity appeared on the podium in a Missouri arena Monday night after being called to the stage...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at Show Me Center, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 05, 2018 - 11:19 pm
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his shadow hanging over midterm elections that will determine the future of his administration, used his final pitch Monday to ask voters to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that could be erased by Democratic gains in Congress. With the...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to a series of campaign rallies (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 05, 2018 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The day of reckoning for American politics has nearly arrived. Voters on Tuesday will decide the $5 billion debate between President Donald Trump's take-no-prisoner politics and the Democratic Party's super-charged campaign to end the GOP's hold on power in Washington and...
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