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FILE - In this March 24, 2019 photo, then-special counsel Robert Mueller walks past the White House, after attending St. John's Episcopal Church for morning services, in Washington. Mueller will testify publicly before House panels on July 17 after being subpoenaed. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
June 26, 2019 - 2:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday. Mueller's unusual back-to-back testimony in front of the House Judiciary and...
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June 25, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By JOHN O'CONNOR/AP Political Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislature rather than...
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Hollywood reads Mueller Report
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June 24, 2019 - 5:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP/KMOX) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign is getting the theatrical treatment. A cast of Hollywood A-listers are set to participate in a live reading of portions of the Mueller report Monday called “The Investigation...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore announces his run for the republican nomination for U.S. Senate Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
June 21, 2019 - 2:21 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore, a former judge who defiantly opposed gay marriage and defended the public display of the Ten Commandments, has jumped into the race for a U.S. Senate seat he lost under a cloud of accusations to a Democrat two years ago. In announcing his...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Washington. Trump declared Thursday that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone but suggested it was an accident rather than a strategic error. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 21, 2019 - 2:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the operation...
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June 20, 2019 - 4:44 pm
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOX) — Some residents said their property assessments this year went up by $20,000. Others $45,000 and still others say the assessed value of their property went up by more than $100,000 this year. A capacity crowd filled a room at the Pavilion in Jefferson Barracks Park to share...
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June 19, 2019 - 2:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a decade's absence, the case for reparations is returning to Capitol Hill, this time amid a growing discussion in the Democratic Party about what the country might owe to the descendants of slaves in the United States. Actor and activist Danny Glover and writer Ta-...
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President Donald Trump speaks during his re-election kickoff rally at the Amway Center, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 19, 2019 - 1:55 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for...
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June 18, 2019 - 2:31 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX/AP) — A St. Louis judge says Missouri's Republican-led Legislature cannot cut off funding to abortion providers and their affiliates. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge David Dowd on Friday ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood. The organization sued in February against efforts...
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