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U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger and his national guard unit are deployed to U.S.-Mexico border U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger and his national guard unit are deployed to U.S.-Mexico border
U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who is also a pilot with the Air National Guard, has been deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border along with his unit, the Illinois congressman’s office said Tuesday. The Republican congressman from Illinois was deployed to the southern border earlier this week, according to his spokeswoman Maura Gillespie. Kinzinger, 40, who holds the rank of lieutenant colonel, served...
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Ocasio-Cortez hits back after Trump says her Green New Deal looks like high school paper Ocasio-Cortez hits back after Trump says her Green New Deal looks like high school paper
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took exception to President Donald Trump's condescending criticism of Democratic lawmakers' proposed "Green New Deal" at his rally in El Paso, Texas, on Monday. "Sounds like a high school term paper that got a low mark," Trump said of the ambitious environmental initiative. "Ah yes, a man who can’t even read briefings written in full sentences is providing lit...
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Supreme Court to determine if taxpayer payments to businesses are confidential Supreme Court to determine if taxpayer payments to businesses are confidential
The U.S. Supreme Court has set a date to hear a case that could determine whether taxpayer payments to businesses can be considered confidential information. The outcome of Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media could have broad implications for what the federal government can keep secret under the Freedom of Information Act. The high court will hear the case on Monday, April 22. At ...
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Amy Klobuchar heats up 2020 presidential race on freezing Minneapolis afternoon Amy Klobuchar heats up 2020 presidential race on freezing Minneapolis afternoon
The wide Democratic field of 2020 presidential candidates expanded further Sunday when U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota threw her hat in the ring at an outdoor event on a freezing afternoon in Minneapolis. Klobuchar, 58, hopes her working-class, Midwestern background will help her seize the middle ground in a Democratic primary in which many of the candidates who have announced generally a...
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Democratic 2020 hopefuls weigh in on Virginia scandal as others steer clear: 'I'm not getting into that' Democratic 2020 hopefuls weigh in on Virginia scandal as others steer clear: 'I'm not getting into that'
WASHINGTON – Democrats’ push for zero tolerance of sexual or racial transgressions forced out popular Minnesota Sen. Al Franken last year. Now it could topple the top three state officials in Virginia, potentially putting a state that Democrats won in a 2017 anti-Trump landslide into Republican hands. "It’s a tough situation, especially for a Democratic Party that prides itself in being one ...
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Florida lawmaker wants to give state power to punish deadly cosmetic surgery clinics Florida lawmaker wants to give state power to punish deadly cosmetic surgery clinics
With deaths mounting in Florida's cosmetic surgery centers, a top state lawmaker has proposed legislation that would allow the state to punish clinics for the first time and ban troubled doctors from working in the facilities. State regulators could impose fines and shut down clinics that have operated for decades with virtually no regulatory oversight while patients were left with critical inj...
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State of the Union: Democrats running for president in 2020 respond to Trump with sarcasm, outrage State of the Union: Democrats running for president in 2020 respond to Trump with sarcasm, outrage
WASHINGTON – Democrats considering taking on President Donald Trump in 2020 reacted to his State of the Union address with outrage, sarcasm and eye rolling. While the official Democratic response was given by Stacey Abrams, the Democrat who ran unsuccessfully to be governor of Georgia, the many potential presidential hopefuls tried to get into the conversation. "Stacey Abrams achieved in a m...
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Donald Trump's power dynamic with Nancy Pelosi will be on full display at the State of the Union Donald Trump's power dynamic with Nancy Pelosi will be on full display at the State of the Union
WASHINGTON – When President Donald Trump climbs the rostrum to deliver his second State of the Union address, he'll share the stage with the Democrat who has become his most vexing political rival: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. White House aides say Trump intends to deliver a speech focused on bipartisanship. But sitting just over his left shoulder in the House chamber, the California Democrat wi...
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Northam photo scandal reveals how far the country has to go on race relations, experts say Northam photo scandal reveals how far the country has to go on race relations, experts say
WASHINGTON – In the wake of a firestorm surrounding Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, civil rights leaders and political experts expect others will also be called to task for racially insensitive actions from their past – but they noted the controversy shows how far the nation has to go to heal its thorny history on race relations. “We still have much work to do. We are far from the concept of a pos...
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'I am not the person in that photo': Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam denies he was in racist image 'I am not the person in that photo': Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam denies he was in racist image
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam rejected mounting calls for his resignation Saturday and, in a sharp reversal, said he does not believe he in fact appears in a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page as he initially thought. "I am not the person in that photo," Northam said at an afternoon news conference. He apologized, however, for the photos being on a page with his name on it. ...
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