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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30: U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) look on in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second address to a joint meeting of Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
January 23, 2019 - 11:53 am
Update: Here's President Trump's letter to Nancy Pelosi: President Trump’s letter to Speaker Pelosi on the State of the Union pic.twitter.com/B4QN9hDJnv — Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) January 23, 2019 Our earlier story... WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is proceeding with plans for President Donald...
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Pope Francis in Mexico
Feb 16, 2016; Cuidad Juarez, MEXICO; A man walks past a billboard of Pope Francis one day prior to a papal visit in Ciudad Juarez. Credit: David Kadlubowski/The Arizona Republic via USA TODAY NETWORK
January 23, 2019 - 9:14 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Wednesday that fear of migration is "making us crazy" as he began a trip to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a new caravan of migrants heading north. Francis was asked by reporters about...
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Pete Buttigieg
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January 23, 2019 - 8:41 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democrat Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, says he's forming an exploratory committee for a 2020 presidential bid. "The reality is there's no going back, and there's no such thing as 'again' in the real world. We can't look for greatness in the...
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In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington.
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January 22, 2019 - 5:34 pm
The court's decision clears the way for the Pentagon to bar enlistment by people who have undergone a gender transition.
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President Donald Trump
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30: U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) look on in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second address to a joint meeting of Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
January 22, 2019 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White House sent an email to the House...
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US Supreme Court
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January 22, 2019 - 10:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City's prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits. The court's decision to hear the appeal filed by three New York residents...
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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on January 21, 2019 in Washington, DC. They placed a wreath to commemorate the slain civil rights leader. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
January 22, 2019 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions aimed at mollifying Democrats but which have alienated some conservatives, is headed for Senate action, its prospects uncertain. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will try to...
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January 21, 2019 - 10:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling canned foods these days, filling her shelves with noodle soup, green beans, peaches and pears — anything that can last for months or even years. Her pantry looks as though she's preparing for a winter storm. But...
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Nancy Pelosi
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January 18, 2019 - 7:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad. The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal game of constitutional brinkmanship, with both flexing political powers from...
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January 18, 2019 - 6:53 am
MANBIJ, Syria (KMOX) — A civilian worker from St. Louis was one of four people who died in a Syrian bombing Wednesday. Scott Wirtz with the Department of Defense was killed in the explosion in Manbij. The blast was caused by a suicide bomber believed to be with ISIS. At least 10 others were also...
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