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Trump proposes slashing taxes

WASHINGTON – Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts...

April 27, 2017 1:00 am


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Feds' education role scrutinized

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that aims to reduce the federal government's role in K-12...

April 27, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump 'absolutely' considered breaking up 9th Circuit Court

President Donald Trump says he's considered breaking up the West Coast-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

April 27, 2017 8:16 am


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Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress.

April 27, 2017 8:04 am


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Leading GOP moderate opposes plan to move House health bill

Leading House conservatives are saying good things about a plan to revive the GOP health care bill.

April 26, 2017 8:43 am


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Former governor confirmed as ag secretary

WASHINGTON – The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald...

April 25, 2017 1:00 am


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U.S. agency pulls Mar-a-Lago post

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, after a...

April 25, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump softens on wall demand

WASHINGTON – The White House sought Monday to calm a jittery Washington ahead of a showdown with Congress over spending, and...

April 25, 2017 1:00 am


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Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown.

April 25, 2017 7:12 am


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Secrecy casts doubt on 'drain the swamp' pledge

WASHINGTON – The leader of a bipartisan good-government group, Zach Wamp, headed to the White House last week to ask whether...

April 23, 2017 1:00 am


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French gunman spent 14 years in prison

PARIS – The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the famed Champs-Elysees just days before the French presidential vote...

April 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump's threats to sanctuary cities intensify

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply...

April 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Ryan: Russian election meddling probe will help US allies

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke at a news conference with Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas in Tallinn.

April 22, 2017 1:34 pm


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Trump tells 'dreamers' to rest easy, targets criminals

Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy."

April 22, 2017 1:04 pm


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Aid worker jailed in Egypt back in US

An Egyptian American charity worker who was imprisoned in Cairo for three years and became the global face of Egypt's brutal crackdown...

April 21, 2017 1:00 am