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Defense-funded wall work begins

PHOENIX – Construction crews broke ground Thursday on a small portion of the $664 million border fence project in the Arizona...

August 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Economy a political dance

PROLE, Iowa – Campaigning under the stifling August sun, Joe Biden assailed President Donald Trump's trade war with China,...

August 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Messages aligning at G-7 summit?

PARIS – The G-7 summit has for the first time co-opted the message of its protesters: Capitalism has led to damaging inequalities...

August 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Sanders' $16 trillion climate plan builds on Green New Deal

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released a $16.3 trillion climate plan that builds on the Green New Deal.

August 22, 2019 11:00 am


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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to announce run for 3rd term

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid, is set to announce Thursday that he'll seek a...

August 22, 2019 11:00 am


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Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded...

August 22, 2019 11:00 am


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Deficit expected to surpass $1 trillion

WASHINGTON – The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first...

August 22, 2019 1:00 am


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Trump extends detention time

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is moving to end an agreement limiting how long migrant children can be kept in detention,...

August 22, 2019 1:00 am


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Denmark: US still close ally

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Escalating an international spat, President Donald Trump said Wednesday he scrapped his trip to Denmark...

August 22, 2019 1:00 am


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President slams Jewish Democrat voters

WASHINGTON – Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday...

August 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Trump to avoid 'slippery slope'

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that the U.S. already has “very, very strong background checks”...

August 21, 2019 1:00 am


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With rivals heading to California, Biden eyes New Hampshire

Joe Biden won't be among the parade of White House hopefuls in California this week, skipping the Democratic National Committee's summer...

August 20, 2019 10:30 am


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Democrats spending millions to try to take back statehouses

Democrats still shaken by the 2010 tea party wave are mounting a comeback.

August 20, 2019 10:30 am


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Native Americans receive public apology from Warren

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her...

August 20, 2019 1:00 am