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February 05, 2019 - 5:52 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's office put much of the business of governing on hold Tuesday as the Democrat privately weighed whether he can stay in the job despite the uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page. While...
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February 02, 2019 - 11:24 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Democrat who has spoken with Gov. Ralph Northam has told The Associated Press that the governor now does not believe he was in a racist picture in his 1984 medical yearbook and has no immediate plans to resign. The official was not...
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February 02, 2019 - 10:52 am
RICHMOND, VA. – Democratic Party of Virginia Chair Susan Swecker issued the following statement calling on the immediate resignation of Governor Northam. "We made the decision to let Governor Northam do the correct thing and resign this morning - we have gotten word he will not do so this morning...
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January 28, 2019 - 2:26 pm
By GENE JOHNSON and STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The most powerful super PAC in Democratic politics is promising to make former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz "a target" if he launches an independent presidential bid. Democrats across the political spectrum lashed out at the...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the longest shutdown in U.S. history officially over, here's a look at how the federal government will get back to regular business: ___ WHEN WILL FEDERAL WORKERS GET PAID? It's unclear at this time. The White House tweeted that it will be "in the coming days." Some 800,000...
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January 19, 2019 - 7:37 am
By JILL COLVIN, LISA MASCARO, ZEKE MILLER and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its...
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January 12, 2019 - 9:21 am
By LISA MASCARO , AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama stunned Republicans when he bypassed Congress and — relying on what he called his pen and his phone — used executive powers to enact his agenda, including protecting millions of young immigrants from...
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January 08, 2019 - 3:19 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and Republican lawmakers are tentatively backing a plan to add tolls to I-81 in western Virginia that could cost as much as $50 for trucks and $25 for cars to use the entire 325-mile highway. Northam and lawmakers said at a Tuesday news conference...
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December 29, 2018 - 8:30 am
By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrats are trading blame for the partial government shutdown but doing little substantive talking with each other as the disruption in federal services and public employees' pay slogs...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:22 am
The government has partially shut down after President Donald Trump was unable to agree with Democratic and Republican lawmakers on spending for his border wall. Government operations will be disrupted during the shutdown and hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be furloughed or forced to...
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