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March 17, 2017 - 8:44 pm
TRUMP-MERKEL Trump says allies 'must pay what they owe' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that he has "strong support" for NATO but that allies "must pay what they owe." Trump, making his first appearance with Merkel, opened their White House news...
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March 17, 2017 - 8:04 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, who invited rocker Ted Nugent to President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union address, is accused of spending money meant for charity on himself and contributions to his campaign. Stockman, a Republican who served two non-consecutive terms in the...
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March 17, 2017 - 8:02 pm
TRUMP-MERKEL Trump says allies 'must pay what they owe' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that he has "strong support" for NATO but that allies "must pay what they owe." Trump, making his first appearance with Merkel, opened their White House news...
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March 17, 2017 - 5:53 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, who invited rocker Ted Nugent to President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union address, is accused of spending money meant for charity on himself and contributions to his campaign. Stockman, a Republican who served two stints in the U.S. House, is...
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March 17, 2017 - 4:24 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — It all came down to a missing comma, and not just any one. And it's reignited a longstanding debate over whether the punctuation is necessary. A federal appeals court decided this week to keep alive a lawsuit by dairy drivers seeking more than $10 million in an overtime pay...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., right, accompanied by the committee's ranking member, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March, 15, 2017, about their investigation of Russian influence on the American presidential election. Both lawmakers said they have no evidence to back up President Trump's claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Plaza during the 2016 campaign. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 17, 2017 - 3:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's claims that he was wiretapped (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The Justice Department says it has complied with congressional requests for information related to any surveillance during the 2016 election. The department had requested an extension...
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In this March 16, 2017, photo, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. One of President Donald Trump’s strongest Senate allies during his campaign has displayed an uncanny knack for complicating his early weeks in office. Cotton has made waves and headlines knocking the health insurance overhaul being spearheaded by Speaker Paul Ryan and the president. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 17, 2017 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the loudest critics of GOP health legislation is not a Democrat or even a conservative rebel, but a Republican loyalist and staunch defender of President Donald Trump. Freshman Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas is not known for clashing with leadership or plotting with...
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March 17, 2017 - 1:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rep. Jason Chaffetz has strolled to four easy re-election wins in his Republican-friendly Utah congressional district, but now he's facing a surprising challenge from a Democratic political newcomer who raised nearly a half million dollars — by tapping into anger over Chaffetz...
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March 17, 2017 - 1:18 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah is facing an unexpected challenge from a Democratic political newcomer who has suddenly raised nearly a half million dollars. The election for Chaffetz' U.S. congressional seat is more than a year away but Dr. Kathryn Allen is tapping into anger...
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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, joined by, from left, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., chair of the Republican Conference, Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., and Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March, 17, 2017, as House Republicans push for unity in advancing the GOP's "Obamacare" replacement bill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 17, 2017 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and some House conservatives agreed Friday to make changes in the troubled Republican health care bill in hopes of easing deep party divisions over the overhaul plan. But other conservatives expressed continued opposition and it remained uncertain that party...
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