Legislature

March 22, 2017 - 5:06 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT 3rd day of confirmation hearings WASHINGTON (AP) — Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch enter a third day today. Republicans predict he'll win confirmation. But a growing number of Democrats are calling for Gorsuch's confirmation to be delayed because of...
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March 22, 2017 - 3:57 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT NEW: 3rd day of confirmation hearings WASHINGTON (AP) — Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch enter a third day today. Republicans predict he'll win confirmation. But a growing number of Democrats are calling for Gorsuch's confirmation to be delayed...
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File- This Jan. 5, 2017, file photo shows Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La. speaking during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Congressional Black Caucus plans to push President Donald Trump on the changing priorities of the Justice Department’s monitoring of police departments and cuts in education funding for college students in their Oval Office meeting, and say they won’t let their meeting turn into a publicity opportunity for a president deeply unpopular with their constituency. The Congressional Black Caucus’ leadership will meet with Trump on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the White House, and chairman Richmond said they plan to press Trump on several areas of interest to African-American voters. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)
March 22, 2017 - 3:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Black Caucus plans to push President Donald Trump on the changing priorities of the Justice Department's monitoring of police departments and cuts in education funding for college students. The Congressional Black Caucus' leadership will meet with Trump on...
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File- This Jan. 5, 2017, file photo shows Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La. speaking during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Congressional Black Caucus plans to push President Donald Trump on the changing priorities of the Justice Department’s monitoring of police departments and cuts in education funding for college students in their Oval Office meeting, and say they won’t let their meeting turn into a publicity opportunity for a president deeply unpopular with their constituency. The Congressional Black Caucus’ leadership will meet with Trump on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the White House, and chairman Richmond said they plan to press Trump on several areas of interest to African-American voters. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)
March 22, 2017 - 3:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Black Caucus says it plans to push President Donald Trump on his budget priorities and other issues important to African-American voters in their meeting at the White House. They also say they don't plan to let this meeting Wednesday become a publicity event for...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the National Republican Congressional Committee March Dinner at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 22, 2017 - 3:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pitch on a polarizing Republican health care bill in the House amounts to a means to an end: a way to move on to what he calls "the biggest tax cut since Ronald Reagan." Backed by pro-business elements of his party, Trump has increasingly argued that the...
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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 - 3:26 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. It's a drive GOP leaders concede they can't afford to lose. A day before the House planned...
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March 22, 2017 - 3:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta says he will work with Congress to address the need for good, safe jobs and to provide American workers with the training they need to get them. "Whether it is those who are working, those who still seek work, those who are discouraged or...
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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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