Executive branch

April 25, 2017 - 11:08 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican lawmakers have voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill that reduces his authority over state elections, the latest partisan clash in North Carolina over laws that chip away at executive branch power. The House completed the override Tuesday, a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, a woman holds a sign at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco. The Trump administration is moving beyond rhetoric in its effort to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The Justice Department is forcing nine communities to prove they are complying with an immigration law to continue receiving coveted law enforcement grant money. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
April 21, 2017 - 9:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities, warning nine jurisdictions Friday that they may lose coveted law enforcement grant money unless they document cooperation. It...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017 file photo, a crowd fills Independence Avenue during the Women's March on Washington, in Washington. The major protests in Washington that have greeted President Donald Trump’s first year in office are set to return in force, continuing an already expensive year for city officials who work to keep people safe during mass gatherings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 20, 2017 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The major protests in Washington that have greeted President Donald Trump's first year in office are set to return in force, continuing an already expensive year for city officials who work to keep people safe during mass gatherings. With polls showing Trump facing unusually...
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FILE- In this Jan. 20, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump dances with first lady Melania Trump at the Liberty Ball in Washington. Big money from billionaires, corporations and a roster of NFL owners poured into Donald Trump’s inaugural committee in record-shattering amounts, to pull off an event that turned out considerably lower-key than previous inaugural celebrations. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 19, 2017 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was huge. Big money from billionaires, corporations and a roster of NFL owners poured into Donald Trump's inaugural committee in record-shattering amounts — to pull off an event that was considerably lower-key than previous inaugural celebrations. That leaves a bit of a mystery...
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FILE- In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks with first lady Melania Trump during the inauguration parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural festivities. Trump’s inaugural committee is due to file information about those donors with the Federal Election Commission and said it would do so on Tuesday, April 18. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool, File)
April 19, 2017 - 11:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaires, corporations and NFL owners opened their wallets in a big way to help President Donald Trump raise a record-shattering $107 million for his inaugural festivities, records released by the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday show. The amount about doubled the...
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FILE- In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump dances with first lady Melania Trump at the Liberty Ball in Washington. Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural festivities. Trump’s inaugural committee is due to file information about those donors with the Federal Election Commission and said it would do so on Tuesday, April 18. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 18, 2017 - 10:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural festivities, nearly double the previous record set by President Barack Obama eight years ago. Trump's inaugural committee was due to file information about its donors with the Federal Election Commission and said it...
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April 18, 2017 - 7:34 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A police helicopter with 12 people on board disappeared from radar and is believed to have crashed in southeastern Turkey, officials said Tuesday. The helicopter disappeared 10 minutes after taking off from the town of Pulumur, in Tunceli province, the regional governor's...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. signals a thumbs-up as he leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after he led the GOP majority to change Senate rules and lower the vote threshold for Supreme Court nominees from 60 votes to a simple majority in order to advance Neil Gorsuch to a confirmation vote. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 06, 2017 - 7:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate debate on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will resume debate on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Friday morning, with a vote expected about midday. McConnell's...
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, center, confers with the Committee's ranking Member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.,left, and Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, during the committee's hearing with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
April 06, 2017 - 12:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate debate on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch (all times local): 12:35 p.m. The Senate has voted to "go nuclear" and eliminate the filibuster for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and future court picks. The move could change the Senate and...
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April 05, 2017 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The worldwide women's marches that millions attended the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration are being honored at this year's PEN Literary Gala. PEN America told The Associated Press on Wednesday that "The Women's March" is the winner of the PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale...
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