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January 10, 2019 - 10:15 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are unveiling a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower...
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January 09, 2019 - 1:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he thinks he and the Democrats are "getting closer" to a deal to end the budget stalemate that has partially shut down the government despite no evidence that any progress has been made. And he's suggesting the partial government shutdown could be "a...
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January 09, 2019 - 8:48 am
by Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin & Lisa Mascaro WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in a somber televised address that was heavy with dark immigration rhetoric but offered little in the way of concessions or new ideas to...
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Floodlights from the U.S, illuminate the border wall, topped with razor wire, as a people pass Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at the beach in Tijuana, Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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January 08, 2019 - 12:23 pm
By CATHERINE LUCEY, LISA MASCARO and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Making his case on prime-time TV, President Donald Trump is stressing humanitarian concerns at the U.S.-Mexico border as he tries to convince the American people he must get funding for his long-promised border...
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January 07, 2019 - 2:22 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) —Governor Ralph Northam announced legislative proposals to remove barriers to voting and reform campaign finance laws. The package includes proposals to implement no-excuse absentee voting; repeal the requirement to show a photo ID to vote; limit large campaign contributions;...
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Associated Press
January 07, 2019 - 8:20 am
by Catherine Lucey & Lisa Mascaro WASHINGTON (AP) — With no weekend breakthrough to end a prolonged partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is standing firm in his border wall funding demands and newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up pressure on Trump and...
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January 04, 2019 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Democratic-controlled House has moved toward defending President Barack Obama's health care law against a federal court ruling that the statute is unconstitutional. The House has filed papers seeking to intervene in the case, which by itself is unlikely to have a...
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January 04, 2019 - 8:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — On their first day in the majority, House Democrats have passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall. The largely party-line votes Thursday night came after Trump made a surprise appearance at the White House briefing room...
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November 15, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges carrying a potential mandatory penalty of life in prison. Cesar Sayoc entered the plea through his lawyer during his appearance in Manhattan federal...
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November 12, 2018 - 3:47 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A recently defeated Republican congressman is blaming the Democratic House takeover on the late Republican Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act. First-term Minnesota Rep. Jason Lewis argued in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece first published...
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