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January 18, 2019 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is accusing the White House of leaking information about her planned congressional trip to Afghanistan and saying it's "very irresponsible on the part of the president." Pelosi's comments Friday came after President Donald Trump canceled the...
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January 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm
By CATHERINE LUCEY, JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was...
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January 10, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By CATHERINE LUCEY, LISA MASCARO and LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He headed to the U.S.-Mexico border...
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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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December 29, 2018 - 10:33 am
By HOPE YEN and JENNIFER McDERMOTT , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It had been months since retired Lt. Cmdr. Michele Fitzpatrick paid attention to news coverage. She was turned off by President Donald Trump's tweetstorms and attacks on critics such as the late Republican Sen. John McCain, a...
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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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September 28, 2018 - 4:38 pm
By DAVID KOENIG , Associated Press An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge's approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs...
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August 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
By WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile "spine" of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers,...
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May 31, 2018 - 11:43 am
By ARITZ PARRA , Associated Press MADRID (AP) — Spain's conservative government on Thursday appeared doomed to lose a no-confidence vote in parliament, with the center-left Socialist party poised to take power. A Basque nationalist party's decisive announcement that it would vote in favor of the...
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May 25, 2018 - 11:55 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates plans to reconvene next week with plans to finalize a state budget. GOP Speaker Kirk Cox announced Thursday that the House would gavel in on May 30. Cox cancelled a House meeting earlier this week after the Senate delayed a vote Tuesday on the...
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