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Jeff Katz
April 30, 2019 - 3:26 pm
Rodney Robinson, a social studies teacher at the Virgie Binford Educational Center, was honored with the 2019 National Teacher of the Year by President Donal Trump at the White House on Monday. The President was absent from the ceremony, but met Robinson in a surprise visit to the oval office in...
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Jeff Katz
April 30, 2019 - 2:45 pm
Amidst all the talk about the Virginia Cavaliers declining an invitation to the White House, the Baylor Lady Bears did visit President Trump following their national championship run in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. The Lady Bears became the first women's team to visit the White House...
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Jeff Katz
April 27, 2019 - 7:02 am
The latest name in the list of teams that refuse to visit the White House, it looks like the Virginia Cavaliers won't be heading to Pennsylvania Avenue either after head coach Tony Bennett in a statement Friday said they would "respectfully decline" an invitation. "We have received inquiries about...
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Jeff Katz
April 26, 2019 - 5:41 pm
Everyone's favorite reporter Jim Acosta probably isn't even grown up enough to attend this press conference. WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders held her first briefing in more than a month Thursday, but still didn't field questions from working journalists. Instead, Sanders...
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April 25, 2019 - 5:19 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House blocked adviser Stephen Miller from testifying before congressional committees on immigration and a staff shakeup at the Department of Homeland Security, prompting lawmakers on Thursday to demand internal communications on the topic...
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Jeff Katz
April 20, 2019 - 10:31 am
It's expected that former vice president Joe Biden will announce his bid for the 2020 presidential race sometime next week. As we await with baited breath, let's not forget the last time he made a run at the White House and was forced to withdraw due to plagiarism while he was in law school. Video...
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April 08, 2019 - 5:24 pm
By ZEKE MILLER, COLLEEN LONG and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles is leaving the Trump administration, the White House said, amid a shake-up in the upper echelon of the Department of Homeland Security. White House press secretary Sarah...
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April 04, 2019 - 11:47 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio congressman Tim Ryan says he's running for president. The 45-year-old announced his 2020 Democratic primary bid Thursday on ABC's "The View." He plans an official kickoff rally in downtown Youngstown Saturday, where a big turnout by organized labor is expected. Ryan, a...
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April 02, 2019 - 8:40 am
by Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, including concerns about foreign influence,...
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March 22, 2019 - 12:54 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN and LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been"100 percent" eliminated, the White House announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continues on the ground between coalition forces and the group's...
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