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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 04, 2019 - 10:49 am
By ZEKE MILLER and STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent...
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February 02, 2019 - 1:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians could see their state tax refunds delayed or have to do a lot more work to file their tax returns correctly as state lawmakers remain far apart on tax policy. Lawmakers rejected legislation Friday to rapidly conform Virginia's tax code to recent changes in federal...
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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 18, 2019 - 4:24 pm
By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is staffing up to fend off any potential primary challenger. The Virginia-based campaign is announcing Friday that former White House official Nick Trainer will lead its delegate and party organization...
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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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