Politics

Illinois state capitol building
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May 09, 2018 - 9:56 am
The legislature typically tries to get a budget passed by the end of the legislative session in May. Come June 1, it'll take more votes to pass any legislation.
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This combination of two file photos shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, speaking during a roundtable discussion on tax cuts in Cleveland, Ohio, May 5, 2018 and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, talking with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, Korea Summit Press Pool via AP, File)
May 09, 2018 - 7:58 am
President Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on his way back from North Korea with three American detainees, saying they "seem to be in good health."
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May 09, 2018 - 7:00 am
Lawyer Michael Avenatti also said hundreds of thousands of dollars streamed into Cohen's account
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resident Donald Trump delivers a statement on the Iran nuclear deal from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 08, 2018 - 1:52 pm
The Iran agreement, struck in 2015 by the United States, other world powers and Iran, lifted most U.S. and international sanctions against the country. In return, Iran agreed to restrictions on its nuclear program making it impossible to produce a bomb, along with rigorous inspections.
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Closeup of mallet on open legal book at table in courtroom
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May 08, 2018 - 10:24 am
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner is being accused of being slow to turn over evidence - or not turning it over at all.
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Downtown Courthouse St. Louis
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May 08, 2018 - 9:19 am
Now with the trial at the door, there's still no picture, nobody to testify they saw it, and no proof of transmission.
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State Flag of Illinois against the sky
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May 08, 2018 - 9:02 am
The federal government is giving Illinois the go-ahead to launch a $2 billion behavioral health initiative.
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Jury Box in the historic Mohave County Courthouse, Kingman, Arizona
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May 08, 2018 - 7:52 am
At this time Thursday morning the attorneys in the Eric Greitens case will be preparing to pick a jury for the trial.
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 In this March 21, 2016, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks during a news conference in New York. Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women's issues and an antagonist to the policies of Presiden
(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 08, 2018 - 6:51 am
The abuse often happened during what were supposed to be romantic encounters
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens
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May 07, 2018 - 12:56 pm
The testimony of Gov. Eric Greitens' former lover is crucial because prosecutors haven't obtained the photo she says Greitens took.
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