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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation that would allow officials to temporarily block convicted sex offenders from using emergency shelters. (benjaminec/iStock / Getty Images Plus)
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April 30, 2019 - 2:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation that would allow officials to temporarily block convicted sex offenders from using emergency shelters. Northam said Tuesday it is "unconscionable" that people could be turned away from shelters during hurricanes, flash floods...
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Associated Press
March 26, 2019 - 10:19 am
by Alan Fram WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nearing a victory over Democrats as the House tries overriding his first veto , a vote that seems certain to fail and would let stand his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border. Tuesday's vote would keep the border...
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March 15, 2019 - 4:06 pm
By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding. Flanked by law enforcement officials as well as the parents of children...
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February 17, 2019 - 11:10 am
By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A top adviser to President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border. White House...
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May 04, 2018 - 9:53 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State lawmakers in Kansas and Oklahoma have approved legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes. Supporters of such measures argued that the core issue is protecting a group's...
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