Politics

At the White House, President Donald Trump announces his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court of the United States.
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January 08, 2019 - 8:58 am
President Donald Trump will argue to the nation Tuesday night that a "crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border requires the long and invulnerable wall.
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FILE- In this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo the Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington. The prolonged government shutdown couldn’t come at a worse time for the Internal Revenue Service. The tax filing season is opening soon. And for taxpayers, payments for those who owe Uncle Sam likely will still be due April 15, but people due refunds could see a delay if the partial shutdown persists. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
January 07, 2019 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayers who are owed refunds will be paid on time, despite the government shutdown that has closed many federal agencies, a Trump administration official said Monday as concern mounted over the risk that the payments could be delayed. The acting director of the White House...
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In this Oct. 26, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump points to the media as he speaks during a campaign rally in Charlotte, N.C. Trump is accusing the media of being “the true Enemy of People” in the wake of a mass shooting and a mail bomb plot.
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January 07, 2019 - 1:55 pm
Trump showed no signs of budging on his demand for more than $5 billion for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, though on Sunday he did offer to build it with steel rather than concrete.
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 The Missouri Capitol Building is bathed in red,white and blue lights as the inaguration party for new Governor Eric Greitens is about to begin in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 9, 2017.
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January 07, 2019 - 9:26 am
An Associated Press analysis found the new formula for drawing maps would likely increase Democrats' chances of winning elections.
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President Donald Trump joined by, from left, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Steve Scalise and Vice President Mike Pence
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January 07, 2019 - 8:22 am
There's a lesson from Missouri, I think, that those in Washington might want to consider about the benefits of compromise compaired to the potential costs of obstinacy.
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Photograph of a courtroom using shallow depth of field.
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January 02, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Bell's spokeswoman Josi Nielsen would say only that, "There have been some changes this morning and Mr. Bell wishes them all the best.''
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West Main Street leads right to the Capital in Jefferson City
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December 31, 2018 - 10:15 am
When the 2019 legislatives sessions begin, Republicans will control 61 of the 99 state legislative chambers (down from 66 before the November election) and will control both chambers in 30 states.
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 file photo, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, talks to reporters as Congress tries to pass legislation that would avert a partial government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington. Pelosi and President Donald Trump both think they have public sentiment on their side in the battle over a border wall. That theory will be put the test this week when the new House Democratic majority led by Pelosi gavels into session with legislation to end the government shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
December 31, 2018 - 8:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nancy Pelosi often quotes Abraham Lincoln saying public sentiment is everything. It's a theory that will be put to the test when the new House Democratic majority gavels in this week and votes to end the government shutdown without money for President Donald Trump's border wall...
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December 27, 2018 - 8:57 am
Together, the Obama's are the most admired people in America according to the poll from Gallup.
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Computer keyboard up close. Shallow depth of field
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December 18, 2018 - 5:16 pm
The new online sales tax provision will be part of Parson's agenda for the legislative session that starts Jan. 9.
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