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In this Dec. 13, 2010 photo, Gov. Phil Bredesen talks about his eight years in office during an interview, in Nashville, Tenn. Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, is considering a bid to succeed retiring Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate. Bredesen said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 that he is mulling an entry into the race after several people urged him to reconsider his initial statements that he had no interest in running. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 16, 2017 - 8:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, is considering a bid to succeed retiring Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate. Bredesen said in a statement Monday that he is mulling an entry into the race after several people urged him...
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October 09, 2017 - 1:42 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge in Wisconsin has struck down as unconstitutional a law that gives clergy tax-free housing allowances, in a ruling that could have far-reaching ramifications for religious leaders who have fought for years to keep the substantial financial benefit. Under the...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, following a unity prayer walk honoring the victims of last weekend's massacre. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
October 08, 2017 - 3:08 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to arrive in California this weekend for a fundraising trip in a state that overwhelmingly rejected his boss. Pence was set to visit Los Angeles on Sunday for an evening reception. He was planning to raise money and talk about tax reform...
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October 07, 2017 - 6:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to arrive in California this weekend for a fundraising trip in a state that overwhelmingly rejected his boss. Pence was set to arrive in Los Angeles on Sunday for an evening reception. He was planning to raise money and talk about tax reform...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, and Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., right, approach a stage before holding a tax reform town hall with employees at the Dixon Valve & Coupling Company factory in Chestertown, Md., Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 05, 2017 - 6:09 pm
CHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) — Easing taxes on manufacturers and other businesses is critical to helping America remain competitive in an increasingly global economy, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday during a visit to a century-old manufacturing business on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Small businesses...
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October 02, 2017 - 4:39 pm
FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) — A school district in South Carolina is looking for more tax revenue in the student drop-off lane. The Herald of Rock Hill reports Fort Mill administrators will collect license plate numbers in an effort to crack down on people avoiding paying property taxes by not registering...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at George Mason University Arlington, Va., campus. Low-income students in Florida who attended private schools using a credit scholarship program were more likely to go to college than their peers in public schools, according to a study released Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. "This will give a shot in the arm to Betsy DeVos and her campaign to expand school choice program," said Mike Petrilli, the president of the conservative Thomas B. Fordham Institute. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
September 27, 2017 - 3:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Low-income students in Florida who attended private schools using a tax credit scholarship program were more likely to go to college than their peers in public schools, according to a study. The findings by the non-partisan Urban Institute released Wednesday stood in contrast with...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2017 file photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner answers questions during a news conference at Ball Charter School in Springfield, Ill. Rauner spoke about the new school funding reform bill passed by the Senate. The Governor is set to sign the legislation Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, that will change the way the state funds schools, a plan he said will ensure every child "gets a chance at an excellent education regardless of their parents' income" or where they live. (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP File)
August 31, 2017 - 7:53 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to sign legislation Thursday that will change the way the state funds schools, a plan he said will ensure every child "gets a chance at an excellent education regardless of their parents' income" or where they live. Besides distributing state aid...
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Interstate 69 is covered by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Humble, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 30, 2017 - 8:11 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEATH TOLL RISES, BUT SKIES MAY FINALLY BRIGHTEN IN HOUSTON The latest forecast delivers hope after five days of torrential rain submerged America's fourth-largest city: Less than an inch of...
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Interstate 69 is covered by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Humble, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 30, 2017 - 6:06 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEATH TOLL RISES, BUT SKIES MAY FINALLY BRIGHTEN IN HOUSTON The latest forecast delivers hope after five days of torrential rain submerged America's fourth-largest city: Less than an inch of...
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