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  • Former House speaker John Boehner predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

    WASHINGTON – Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 1:03 pm
  • End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

    WASHINGTON – Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying th ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is revoking U.S. transgender guidelines, stepping into an emotional national issue and stripping students of fed ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them

    DENVER – Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathroo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:06 am
  • 'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. – While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesavin ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:05 am
  • DeKalb city staff seeking NIU student input to draw downtown business

    DeKALB – Caleb Tomaszewski, a Northern Illinois University senior and director of government affairs for the Student Association, said many of his fel ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:24 pm
  • U.S. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deporta ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 2:20 pm
  • Republican Caucus to select new DeKalb County Board member

    The DeKalb County Republican Central Committee will host a caucus in March to find a replacement for a DeKalb County Board District 2 member who has r ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • President Trump taps military strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Fl ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • President Trump weighs mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Robert Harward turns Trump down for national security adviser job

    WASHINGTON – Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a n ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:19 am
  • President Trump seeks to end legal fight with revised travel ban

    SAN FRANCISCO – President Donald Trump's administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants an end to the legal fight over its ban on travele ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm
  • President Trump defends start of administration, bashes media

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump mounted a vigorous defense of his presidency and accused America's news media of being "out of control" at a White ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:46 pm
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