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Democrats quick to rip government revamp idea

WASHINGTON – The White House on Thursday proposed a radical overhaul of the federal government that, if implemented, would...

June 22, 2018 1:00 am


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House narrowly OKs farm bill

WASHINGTON – A deeply polarizing farm bill passed the House on party lines Thursday, a month after the legislation went down to...

June 22, 2018 1:00 am


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Plan to merge federal agencies

WASHINGTON – The White House today will propose merging the Education and Labor departments into one federal agency, the...

June 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Trump ends family separations

President Donald Trump abruptly reversed course Wednesday.

June 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Rescissions package falls in GOP-led Senate

WASHINGTON – In a rebuke to President Donald Trump, the Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday blocked a White House plan to...

June 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Kansas' voter ID law tossed

WICHITA, Kan. – A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote,...

June 19, 2018 1:00 am


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Trump threatens China with bigger tariffs

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese...

June 19, 2018 1:00 am


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Supreme Court sidesteps decision on partisan gerrymandering

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped a decision on when partisan gerrymandering goes too far, ruling against the...

June 18, 2018 11:40 am


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Parkland students begin tour

CHICAGO – Chicago anti-violence activists and a group of Florida high school shooting survivors fanned out across the city's South...

June 17, 2018 1:00 am


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VP office turns into gateway for lobbyists

WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence has transformed his office into a new entry point for lobbyists seeking to influence the...

June 17, 2018 1:00 am


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Republicans divided over immigration bill

NEW YORK – The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most...

June 17, 2018 1:00 am


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Asylum-seekers undeterred

TIJUANA, Mexico – The MS-13 gang made Jose Osmin Aparicio's life so miserable in his native El Salvador that he had no choice but...

June 17, 2018 1:00 am


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Manafort jailed over witnesses

WASHINGTON – Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over...

June 16, 2018 1:00 am


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FBI report ammo on both sides

WASHINGTON – A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test, with President Donald Trump...

June 16, 2018 1:00 am


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Trump sees leverage in separating families

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has calculated that he will gain political leverage in congressional negotiations by...

June 16, 2018 1:00 am