Legislation

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 22, 2017 - 3:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers questioning Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch at his Senate confirmation are asking about something called "Chevron deference." For the record, it is not about letting someone ahead of you in line at the gas station. But it is a legal concept Gorsuch has addressed as a...
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President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to rally support for the Republican health care overhaul. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 22, 2017 - 3:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and House leaders are revving up pressure on balky conservatives and other Republican lawmakers as crunch time approaches on the party's health care overhaul bill, a drive GOP leaders concede they can't afford to lose. A day before the House planned votes on...
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March 22, 2017 - 1:58 am
UNITED STATES-NORTH KOREA Seoul believes N Korea's latest missile test ends in failure SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough...
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March 22, 2017 - 1:52 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders are deciding whether they've got the votes to cancel Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's first veto of a GOP bill making local trial court elections officially partisan again. The House placed the vetoed measure on its floor debate calendar Wednesday,...
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March 22, 2017 - 12:46 am
UNITED STATES-NORTH KOREA UPDATE: Seoul believes N Korea's latest missile test ends in failure SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major...
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March 21, 2017 - 11:36 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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March 21, 2017 - 10:51 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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President Donald Trump comments about large columns in the room as he speaks at the National Republican Congressional Committee March Dinner at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 21, 2017 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would upend Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The countdown quickened toward an...
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President Donald Trump comments about large columns in the room as he speaks at the National Republican Congressional Committee March Dinner at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 21, 2017 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would upend Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The countdown quickened toward an...
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March 21, 2017 - 8:44 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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