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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020. file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, right, walk along the colonnade of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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January 16, 2020 - 1:38 pm
By ANDREW TAYLOR and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday. T he Government Accountability Office said in a report...
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Jeff Katz
October 02, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Lawyer and former federal prosecutor Joe Moreno joins Jeff to explain more about the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) and why enforcing it strictly will become more difficult in the future.
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September 19, 2019 - 6:10 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's elections chief says he believes a state law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns is constitutional despite a legal setback. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla's comments Thursday come after a federal judge sided with the...
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September 03, 2019 - 4:10 pm
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the members of the Commission to Examine Racial Inequity in Virginia Law. The Commission will review the Virginia Acts of Assembly, Code of Virginia, and administrative regulations with the goal of identifying and making recommendations to address...
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4 sue to block California tax return law aimed at Trump
August 05, 2019 - 5:45 pm
By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four California voters have sued to block a new state law aimed at forcing Republican President Donald Trump to release his income tax returns. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law last week that requires presidential candidates to file...
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July 18, 2019 - 2:24 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Supreme Court of Virginia has rejected an attempt by a controversial lawyer and state Senate candidate to overturn a ruling revoking his law license. In 2018, a three-judge panel of Circuit Court judges found that Joe Morrissey violated professional rules of conduct,...
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November 09, 2018 - 11:50 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has agreed to hold a hearing to reconsider a three-judge panel's ruling rejecting a challenge to a Virginia law that allows police to arrest people designated as "habitual drunkards" if they are caught with alcohol. In August, a three-judge panel of the...
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June 26, 2018 - 2:21 pm
By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL , AP Personal Finance Writer The Trump administration may deliver on its promise to reduce a commonly used tax form to postcard size, but it does not shrink the workload for many Americans filling out their taxes. A draft copy of the new 1040 income tax form given to The...
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May 17, 2018 - 12:30 pm
DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is weighing a challenge to a Virginia law that allows police to arrest "habitual drunkards" and send them to jail for up to a year for possessing alcohol. A survey conducted by the Legal Aid Justice Center shows...
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May 04, 2018 - 5:17 pm
By BARBARA RODRIGUEZ , Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday signed a law banning most abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, or at around six weeks of pregnancy, marking the strictest abortion regulation in the nation — but setting the state up for a...
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