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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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December 11, 2018 - 11:43 am
By MARY CLARE JALONICK and KEVIN FREKING , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's sentencing laws...
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December 04, 2018 - 3:16 pm
By GARY D. ROBERTSON and EMERY P. DALESIO , Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Allegations of flagrant absentee ballot fraud in a North Carolina district have thrown the Election Day results of one of the nation's last unresolved midterm congressional races into question. Unofficial ballot...
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December 04, 2018 - 2:53 pm
By CALVIN WOODWARD, LAURIE KELLMAN and ASHRAF KHALIL , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Soldiers, people in wheelchairs and long lines of other Americans filed through the hushed Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to view George H.W. Bush's casket and remember a president whose legacy included military...
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November 27, 2018 - 2:22 pm
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS , Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Voting was swift and easy in many precincts Tuesday as Mississippi residents were deciding the last U.S. Senate race of the midterms, choosing between a white Republican Senate appointee backed by President Donald Trump and a black...
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November 26, 2018 - 1:05 pm
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS , Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is stumping in Mississippi on Monday for a Republican Senate appointee who wants voters to focus on her unwavering support for him, and not the racial questions that have made Tuesday's runoff election a much...
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November 26, 2018 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The new streaming service Fox Nation that launches Tuesday is aimed at people who don't think Fox News Channel offers enough opinion. Fox is becoming the latest television news operation to stake out digital turf. Its new subscription-based service is designed to roll out most of...
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