Legislation

March 27, 2017 - 4:25 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment say a pro-ratification vote last week in Nevada and women's activism following President Donald Trump's election are good signs it will one day be inserted into the U.S. Constitution. Legislators and other speakers...
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FILE - In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Sunday, March 26, attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 27, 2017 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough it will be to produce the unity the party will need. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, criticized the...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:16 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment are trying to revive interest in it again after Nevada lawmakers ratified it last week almost 35 years past a congressional deadline. An alliance of several organizations promoting women's rights scheduled a news...
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House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. reacts to a reporters question on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 23, 2017, following a Freedom Caucus meeting. Just a few months ago, Republicans were cheering their good fortune, an all-Republican monopoly in Washington and the opportunity to push a conservative agenda to remake the federal government. After the health care vote, it’s clear winning can’t overcome the deep divisions in their ranks. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 27, 2017 - 3:29 am
The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era. The unmitigated failure of the GOP bill to replace Obamacare underscored that Republicans are a party of upstart firebrands, old-guard conservatives and...
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FILE - In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Sunday, March 26, attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 27, 2017 - 3:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's aides opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues while Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer quickly offered to find common ground with Trump for repairing former President Barack Obama's health care law. Schumer...
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March 27, 2017 - 12:52 am
HEALTH OVERHAUL-CONSERVATIVES Texas Republican quits hard-line Freedom Caucus WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul. Texas GOP Rep. Ted Poe says in a statement Sunday that "saying...
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March 26, 2017 - 11:50 pm
HEALTH OVERHAUL-CONSERVATIVES Texas Republican quits hard-line Freedom Caucus WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul. Texas GOP Rep. Ted Poe says in a statement Sunday that "saying...
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March 26, 2017 - 10:46 pm
HEALTH OVERHAUL-CONSERVATIVES Texas Republican quits hard-line Freedom Caucus WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul. Texas GOP Rep. Ted Poe says in a statement Sunday that "saying...
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North Carolina forward Luke Maye, right, scores against Kentucky's Edrice Adebayo in the second half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. North Carolina won 75-73. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 26, 2017 - 10:34 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHO'S TAKING BRUNT OF TRUMP'S IRE The president attacks conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Obama's health care law. 2. RELIEF QUICKLY FOLLOWED BY ANXIETY...
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House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. reacts to a reporters question on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 23, 2017, following a Freedom Caucus meeting. Just a few months ago, Republicans were cheering their good fortune, an all-Republican monopoly in Washington and the opportunity to push a conservative agenda to remake the federal government. After the health care vote, it’s clear winning can’t overcome the deep divisions in their ranks. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 26, 2017 - 9:37 pm
The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era. The unmitigated failure of the GOP bill to replace Obamacare underscored that Republicans are a party of upstart firebrands, old-guard conservatives and...
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