Political resignations

FILE - In this March 6, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions waits to make a statement at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in Washington. Sessions is seeking the resignations of 46 United States attorneys who were appointed during the prior presidential administration, the Justice Department said Friday, March 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
March 11, 2017 - 2:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking the resignations of 46 U.S. attorneys who were holdovers from the Obama administration. Many of the federal prosecutors who were nominated by President Barack Obama have already left their positions, but the nearly four dozen who stayed on...
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March 10, 2017 - 4:46 pm
TRUMP-NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER WH: Trump didn't know Flynn was to register as foreign agent WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was not aware his national security adviser was probably going to have to register as a foreign agent for his lobbying work. Spokesman Sean...
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March 10, 2017 - 6:51 am
ECONOMY-JOBS REPORT Solid hiring and pay gains expected in February jobs report WASHINGTON (AP) — The February employment report due out today is likely to have a big impact on Federal reserve decisions to raise interest rates as well as marking the first full month under the Trump administration...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, March 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 03, 2017 - 8:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions may not have been clear about his contacts with Russian officials during the 2016 election, but this much is evident: The controversy over any Kremlin involvement in American politics is not going to fade away anytime soon. Sessions on Thursday...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, March 2, 2017. Sessions said he will recuse himself from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 02, 2017 - 6:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' talks with the Russian ambassador (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A White House official says President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and the man who would become national security adviser, Michael Flynn, met with Russia's...
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Marine One, with President Donald Trump aboard, lands on nuclear aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford, at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport, Va., Thursday, March 2, 2017. Trump traveled to Virginia to meet with sailors and shipbuilders on aircraft carrier which is scheduled to be commissioned this year after cost overruns and delays. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 02, 2017 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' talks with the Russian ambassador (all times local): 2:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says he "wasn't aware" that his attorney general —former Sen. Jeff Sessions — had contact with the Russian ambassador during last year's White House...
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FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2013, file photo, Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. speaks with reporters at the Center for the National Interest in Washington. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with Kislyak during the presidential campaign season last year, contact likely to fuel calls for him to recuse himself from a Justice Department investigation into Russian interference in the election, the Justice Department said Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
March 02, 2017 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' talks with the Soviet ambassador (all times local): 10:33 a.m. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren joins other Democrats in calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. She says there should be an independent special prosecutor...
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FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2013, file photo, Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. speaks with reporters at the Center for the National Interest in Washington. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with Kislyak during the presidential campaign season last year, contact likely to fuel calls for him to recuse himself from a Justice Department investigation into Russian interference in the election, the Justice Department said Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
March 02, 2017 - 10:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' talks with the Soviet ambassador (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. Several Republicans and Democrats have called for Sessions to recuse himself...
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