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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 - 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 - 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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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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March 21, 2017 - 7:56 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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FILE--In this Feb. 16, 2017, file photo, Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson sits in his corner office overlooking downtown Everett, Wash. Stephanson is suing pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, becoming the first city to try to hold the maker of OxyContin accountable for damages to his community. Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma argued in court documents filed Monday, March 20, 2017, there is no legal basis for such a lawsuit. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)
March 21, 2017 - 7:24 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The maker of the pain medication OxyContin has asked a federal judge in Seattle to throw out a Washington city's lawsuit that seeks to hold the drugmaker responsible for allowing its pills to flood the black market and into Everett. Purdue Pharma argued in court documents filed...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch gestures as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 21, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he's made no promises to Donald Trump or anyone else about how he'll vote on abortion or other issues and testified he'll have no trouble as a justice holding anyone accountable, including the president who picked him. Gorsuch...
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