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  • Money for wall is a must

    WASHINGTON – Money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill Cong ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Secrecy decisions threaten ‘drain the swamp’ pledge

    WASHINGTON – The leader of a bipartisan good-government group, Zach Wamp, headed to the White House last week to ask whether President Donald Trump’s ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • 5 takeaways from Rep. Randy Hultgren's town hall

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, had a town hall in St. Charles on Tuesday. Here are the big takeaways.
    April 19, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • Sean Spicer claims Hitler didn't use chemical weapons on his own people

    WASHINGTON – White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that Adolf Hitler "didn't even sink to using chemical weapons" — a comment at odds w ...
    April 11, 2017 - 2:18 pm
  • Neil Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, vows to serve Constitution

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump praised new Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch during a public White House ceremony on Monday as a jurist who will ...
    April 10, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Poll: GOP owns health care dilemma now, and voter skepticism

    WASHINGTON – Something new is happening in a health care debate dominated for seven years by the twists and turns of Barack Obama's signature law. The ...
    April 10, 2017 - 8:14 am
  • Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON – The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to become the newest associate justice on the Supreme Court Friday, elevating Donald Trump's nominee fo ...
    April 8, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Senate GOP 'goes nuclear,' clearing way for Trump court pick Neil Gorsuch

    WASHINGTON – Republicans invoked the "nuclear option" in the Senate Thursday, unilaterally rewriting the chamber's rules to allow President Donald Tru ...
    April 6, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • House intel committee chair Devin Nunes steps away from Russia probe

    WASHINGTON – The chairman of the House intelligence committee announced Thursday he is temporarily stepping aside from the panel's probe into Russian ...
    April 6, 2017 - 9:10 am
  • AP NORC Poll: Most Americans oppose funding border wall

    WASHINGTON – Most Americans oppose funding President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a poll released Thursday by The As ...
    April 6, 2017 - 8:51 am
  • Trump removes Steve Bannon from National Security Council

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has removed chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council, reversing an earlier, controversial ...
    April 5, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • President Trump donates first 3 months of salary to Park Service

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is donating the first three months of his salary to the National Park Service.
    April 3, 2017 - 2:59 pm
  • As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump trained his fire on members of his own party Thursday, declaring in the aftermath of the Republican's failed healt ...
    March 30, 2017 - 1:28 pm
  • Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

    WASHINGTON – Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you ...
    March 29, 2017 - 2:37 pm
  • Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimony

    WASHINGTON – A lawyer for former deputy Attorney General Sally Yates wrote in letters last week that the Trump administration was trying to limit her ...
    March 28, 2017 - 12:29 pm
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