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Indiana Democrat to back Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court

Indiana Democrat to back Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court

To add an extra level of confusion, there is one thing that a majority party can do to avoid a filibuster: change the Senate rules. FILE - In this Wednesday, March 22, 2017, file photo, Supreme Co...

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US Senate kills family-planning rule, defunding clinics

US Senate kills family-planning rule, defunding clinics

The Department of Health and Human Services ruleprohibits states from cutting Title X family planning grants to community health centers that serve mainly low-income Americans exclusively because th...

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Texas, Louisiana brace for possible flooding and tornadoes

Local officials called it a possible tornado but the governor says it was straight-line winds. KLFY reported that the father stepped out to go to the grocery store before the storm hit and came back...

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Gonzaga, North Carolina preparing for national title game

Gonzaga, North Carolina preparing for national title game

He was simply out-hustled by Kennedy Meeks on the second play. He said he believes " the 2 best teams in the nation " are playing Monday night. Berry struggled with his outside shot on Saturday, but ...

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Carbon Monoxide Leak at Hotel Pool Kills Teenage Boy

Watts was pronounced dead at Lakeland hospital in Niles and the other children are being treated at Memorial hospital in South Bend. That child told first responders that she had just returned from th...

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McConnell: Gorsuch 'Will Be Confirmed This Week'

McConnell: Gorsuch 'Will Be Confirmed This Week'

Now, I'm someone that thinks that we should have a conversation (inaudible). "There's no rational basis, no principled reason to vote against Neil Gorsuch", he said . Two Democratic senators facing...

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Driver in crash admitted texting while driving

Driver in crash admitted texting while driving

Thirteen people, including the bus driver, were killed. Eight people were killed in May when a charter bus headed to a casino rolled over north of Laredo. Young remains in hospital following the crash...

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Police investigate double homicide in east Charlotte

Police investigate double homicide in east Charlotte

There is no cause of death yet in this double homicide. Their bodies were found shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday when police and firefighters were called to a home in the 7500 block of Glenncannon Drive...

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Trump hits golf course with Sen. Rand Paul

On March 30, Trump said he was ready to "fight" the conservative Freedom Caucus, whose opposition helped to doom Ryan's bill. "It was my idea". But Sunday, he said he believed the party was "getting...

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More Democratic Senators Oppose Gorsuch For Supreme Court

But to do so, they will likely have to override Democratic objections and unilaterally change Senate rules so that Gorsuch can be confirmed with a simple majority in the 100-seat chamber, instead of t...

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In Lower Courts, Trump Could Reshape The Judiciary From The Ground Up

Schumer said he would lead a filibuster against Gorsuch, criticizing him as a judge who "almost instinctively favors the powerful over the weak". "I have concluded that I can not support Neil Gorsuc...

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Driver in crash that killed 13 admitted texting before collision

Driver in crash that killed 13 admitted texting before collision

Kuchler said he continued following the pickup truck but he also called the sheriff's offices for both Uvalde and Real counties. "I'm sorry.'" Kuchler had already called law enforcement to report Youn...

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Mississippi State stuns UConn in overtime, ends record win streak at 111

However, they'll need to keep it a little longer to get through Sunday's final face-off against SC. UConn had won 111 straight games. It was a shot she and her teammates will remember for the rest o...

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Michael Flynn omitted Russian income off initial financial disclosures

Michael Flynn omitted Russian income off initial financial disclosures

Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the committee. Mr Trump and his senior aides spent much of the day on the defensive, parrying the latest reports that senior administration officials may ha...

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Proposal to repeal North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' fails

Proposal to repeal North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' fails

The NCAA moved championship events out of North Carolina this year because of HB2 and could soon leave the state out of events through 2022. But it also left authority to address public restroom polic...

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Trump to Take on Trade Abuses, Deficit in New Executive Order

He said those countries were aided by U.S. special interests that have helped push through bad trade deals. "For the first time, we're looking at what's been the source of the large and persistent...

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Donald Trump urged to follow global standards to analyse deficit

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin BradyKevin BradyTrump signs executive orders ramping up trade enforcement Tax reform an important part of pro-consumer energy policy GOP torn over what to...

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Perez: Republicans 'don't give a s--- about people'

Perez: Republicans 'don't give a s--- about people'

He accused Trump of having a "Bro-mance" with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying Democrats will "resist" his agenda to prove the alleged partnership fails. His comments, first picked up by The ...

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A pleasant Sunday before rain returns for the workweek

A pleasant Sunday before rain returns for the workweek

Saturday , there is a 30 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m., the weather service said. A chance for some lingering showers into Friday . More rain is expected Thursday , with cloudy skies and...

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NTSB Investigates Texas Church Bus Accident that Left 13 Dead

NTSB Investigates Texas Church Bus Accident that Left 13 Dead

The Post was unable to reach Kuchler on Saturday, but he told KXAN that he followed the pickup truck for about 20 minutes after he noticed the driver was driving recklessly. The death toll of the Te...

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Police seeking carjacking suspect who was doused with gas

Police seeking carjacking suspect who was doused with gas

The video shows the man walking around the woman as she pumps her gas. The Lowell Sun reported that police were pursuing a "gas-soaked man". He took off, dragging her, said police, but fortunately, ...

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Return to a real-world energy policy

The administration said President Trump is delivering on a key campaign promise, to restore coal mining jobs. "The precise impact on the secretariat and on global climate action linked with these ...

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Storms knock out power, damage homes near Dallas

Williamson and Yarnall were both from Cassville, Missouri. The accident happened about 3:30 p.m. near Spur, about an hour east of Lubbock, the Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed. Each sys...

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Witness speaks out after deadly church minibus crash

Witness speaks out after deadly church minibus crash

Morrison, who heads the NTSB team investigating the crash that killed 13 of the 14 bus occupants, said a major focus of the federal investigation will be why the elderly passengers did not survive, de...

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North Carolina Edges Out Oregon For A Shot At Sixth NCAA Title

North Carolina Edges Out Oregon For A Shot At Sixth NCAA Title

And yet - although they played horribly - they had a chance. While it has been 78 years since they have taken the championship, the Ducks are a firm and important piece of the tapestry college basketb...

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Betsy DeVos to Visit Elementary School on Military Base

Betsy DeVos to Visit Elementary School on Military Base

The bill creates a separate board for independent schools that isolate them from the Nebraska State Board of Education, creating an unnecessary level of bureaucracy. The ranking is based in part off t...

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Obama Officials Made List of Russia Probe Documents to Keep Them Safe

Obama Officials Made List of Russia Probe Documents to Keep Them Safe

On Thursday, The New York Times identified Cohen-Watnick as one of two White House staffers who helped House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes view secret reports. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi...

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Deadly church bus crash: What we know now

Deadly church bus crash: What we know now

Kuchler said he saw Young's pickup drifting onto U.S. Highway 83's shoulder and across the center line, so he called authorities multiple times warning that he feared the driver would cause a head-on ...

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Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

He also says voting for Gorsuch risks a court that would put in jeopardy privacy rights and a woman's right to control her body. As the debate was taking place Wednesday, all eight of the Supreme Cour...

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NCAA to review bathroom bill repeal before deciding on NC return

NCAA to review bathroom bill repeal before deciding on NC return

Governor Roy Cooper, elected in November, supports the compromise and expected to sign the bill into law but acknowledged "it's not a flawless deal". Lawmakers can no longer govern who uses what bat...

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Republicans reportedly may try another vote on Obamacare replacement bill next week

In a tweet on Sunday, the president slammed the House Freedom Caucus and the right-leaning Heritage Foundation's opposition to the bill. House Republican leaders reportedly may try to hold a vote ne...

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Trump Says Flynn Should Seek Immunity; Russia Probe 'Witch-Hunt'

Trump Says Flynn Should Seek Immunity; Russia Probe 'Witch-Hunt'

A congressional aide, speaking on the condition of anonymity, confirmed that discussions with the Senate intelligence committee involved immunity. In a separate filing to the Justice Department last...

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The Senate just got ever closer to a 'nuclear' fight

Senate Democrats plan to employ the filibuster tactic to block the vote, which would require 60 votes to break. Ayotte, speaking on a conference call, said she has many positive relationships amon...

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Senate's Russia Probe Holding Hearing Focused on Disinformation Tactics

Senate's Russia Probe Holding Hearing Focused on Disinformation Tactics

Russian Federation is interfering in the upcoming French election according to the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, who branded Moscow a "balance disrupter". Watts said USA intelligence mi...

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Chuck Schumer Says He Will Filibuster Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Schumer made his announcement from the Senate floor as members of the judiciary committee heard from witnesses for and against Gorsuch's nomination. Gorsuch, an appeals court judge on the Denver-based...

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