In this photo taken on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, Russian celebrity TV host Ksenia Sobchak, who wants to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin in the March 18 presidential election, speaks during an interview to the Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. The daughter of Putin's patron in the 1990s, the late reformist mayor of St. Petersburg, she has assailed the Kremlin's policies but avoided personal criticism of Putin. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
February 08, 2018 - 8:03 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's election officials have registered eight candidates for the March 18 presidential election, including President Vladimir Putin. With his approval ratings topping 80 percent and rivals trailing far behind, Putin is set to easily win a fourth term. Putin's most vocal critic,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, walk to the chamber after collaborating on an agreement in the Senate on a two-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that would provide Pentagon and domestic programs with huge spending increases, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 07, 2018 - 9:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders brokered a long-sought budget agreement Wednesday that would shower the Pentagon and domestic programs with an extra $300 billion over the next two years. But both Democratic liberals and GOP tea party forces swung against the plan, raising questions about its...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks to reporters after staging a marathon, daylong filibuster, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Pelosi was attempting to force a House vote on protections for the "Dreamer" immigrants and to prove to an increasingly angry wing of progressives and activists that she has done all she could. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 07, 2018 - 8:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi staged a record-breaking, eight-hour speech Wednesday in hopes of pressuring Republicans to allow a vote on protecting "Dreamer" immigrants — and to demonstrate to increasingly angry progressives and Democratic activists that she has done all she...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks back to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 22, 2018 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government late Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant "dreamers" and other contentious...
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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 astounding sea of women in bright pink "pussy hats" in Washington, across the nation and beyond, often described as the largest single-day protest in U.S. history, became the face of the resistance to Trump and his agenda. It inspired thousands of women to do something they'd never done before: explore a run for political office. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 19, 2018 - 1:42 am
The idea first came to Teresa Shook, a Hawaii retiree, in the hours after Donald Trump was elected. Perhaps, she suggested to a few friends on Facebook, women could march on Washington to show the depth of their resistance. Two days later, New York fashion designer Bob Bland joined the call for...
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, for a meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 17, 2018 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Liberal activists are demanding that Democrats protect thousands of young immigrants from deportation, no matter what. The conflict comes to a head this week as the Republicans who control Congress scramble to get enough votes -- including some from Senate Democrats -- to avoid a...
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Opponents of demonstrators urging the Democratic Party to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA) stand outside the office of California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein in Los Angeles Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. California has the largest number of people who are affected by the law, also known as the Dream Act.(AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
January 04, 2018 - 7:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new deadline fast approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Their inaction has enraged liberal activists across the country, who have shifted their anger in recent...
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FILE- In this Dec. 4, 2017 file photo, Democratic senatorial candidate Doug Jones speaks at a news conference, in Dolomite, Ala. In Alabama’s special Senate election, underdog Jones and his fellow Democrats are intent on not sinking his upset bid against Republican Roy Moore. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
December 07, 2017 - 4:13 pm
Some high-profile Democrats are flying into Alabama this weekend to encourage people to send Doug Jones to the Senate. His campaign wants it known that he didn't ask for the help as he tries to upset Republican Roy Moore in a special election next Tuesday. Jones and the national Democrats have...
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President Donald Trump speaks before hosting a lunch with Senate Republicans in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 06, 2017 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders in Washington are coming to grips with the possibility — perhaps even probability — that Alabama's Roy Moore will win his special election next Tuesday and join them in the capital. Looking past allegations of sexual misconduct with Alabama teenagers, President...
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December 05, 2017 - 7:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A liberal Democratic lawmaker says he'll try forcing the House to vote Wednesday on impeaching President Donald Trump. The effort by Texas Rep. Al Green has no chance of succeeding. He says in a letter that he's doing it because "we now have a bigot in the White House who incites...
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