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In this Nov. 26, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump points to a supporter as he departs a rally at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss.
Alex Brandon/AP, file
February 04, 2019 - 7:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks...
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In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Kansas state Sen. Barbara Bollier, R-Mission Hills, speaks during a debate at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan.
Mitchell Willetts/AP Photo, File
January 31, 2019 - 8:00 am
By Mike Catalini, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democrats' gains in state legislatures didn't end with last November's elections. Over the past two months, as lawmakers were sworn in and this year's statehouse sessions got underway, Republicans in California, Kansas and New Jersey switched...
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A migrant sits with his children as they wait to hear if their number is called to apply for asylum in the United States, at the border, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP Photo
January 28, 2019 - 6:45 am
UPDATED: 12:39 p.m. By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50." As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
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January 24, 2019 - 11:29 am
UPDATED: 5 p.m. ___ By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown on Thursday, leaving President Donald Trump and Congress with no obvious formula for...
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In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, file photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
January 22, 2019 - 1:47 pm
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to "Obamacare" and legislation to lower prescription drug costs. "Medicare for all" will get hearings. Pelosi and President Donald Trump...
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President Donald Trump leaves the podium after speaking about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 22, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 10:04 a.m. By Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions that are aimed at mollifying Democrats but that have alienated some conservatives, is headed for Senate action,...
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In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
January 17, 2019 - 9:28 am
By Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention, Monday Jan. 14, 2019, in New Orleans.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 9:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 3:25 p.m. The House has rejected a Democratic-sponsored bill to reopen the federal government though Feb. 1. The bill is one of two that Democrats proposed this week to end the partial...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) rebuked comments Rep. Steve King (R-IA) made to The New York Times that were sympathetic to white supremacists.
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January 14, 2019 - 8:25 pm
By Manu Raju, Ashley Killough and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) - - Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has been stripped of committee assignments following racist comments he made to The New York Times in a report published last week, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Monday. McCarthy...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Tim Jimenez
January 09, 2019 - 8:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump's Tuesday primetime address on border security from the Oval Office has lawmakers and analysts talking. Kelly Dittmar, a political science teacher at Rutgers-Camden, says she doesn't think the president's Tuesday night address will change...
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