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Dem Sen. McCaskill: I Will Oppose Gorsuch, Support Filibuster

Dem Sen. McCaskill: I Will Oppose Gorsuch, Support Filibuster

That would drop the threshold for approving Supreme Court justices from 60 to 51 votes. Missouri Republican U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton won Colorado by 5 points. Gorsuch received a boost Thursday when...

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Republican joins calls for Devin Nunes to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Eric Swalwell, a California Democrat and a member of the committee. After making the announcement last week Mr Nunes then raised more eyebrows by going back to the White House to brief Mr Trump - wh...

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Trump Today: President meets with Mnuchin on tax-reform plan

The group of House conservatives opposed the Republican health-care bill that was pulled from the floor last week, in an embarrassment for GOP leaders and Trump. "It's the same old thing with the Free...

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ACC will again consider North Carolina for future championship events

ACC will again consider North Carolina for future championship events

Seeking to win that business back, lawmakers on Thursday repealed the bill, but they also approved a new measure that bans cities from passing their own anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, ...

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Hannity sides with Freedom Caucus over Trump

Last week, press secretary Sean Spicer would not explicitly state whether the president would campaign against those who didn't support the health care bill. In an interview Thursday with CBS program...

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Trump Engages in War Against House Conservatives

While leadership said they are encouraging party unity, a number of members of the moderate Tuesday Group are pointing fingers at the House Freedom Caucus for the derailment of the leadership-backed...

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Traffic horrors expected after fire-caused I-85 overpass collapse in Atlanta

Gov. Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency for Fulton County. Smoke billows from a section of an overpass that collapsed from a large fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta , Thursday, March 30...

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Trump aides to reveal financial portfolios

The documents value a trust containing the Ivanka Trump brand, overseen by her brother- and sister-in-law, at $50 million. Kushner began selling off the most problematic pieces of his portfolio shor...

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'Please do': Dems want to filibuster Gorsuch? Good luck with that!

Democrats, who say they are better than Republicans, are rejecting Gorsuch because they are still mad that Republicans blocked former President Barack Obama's nominee Merrick Garland, insisting that t...

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Seattle sues Trump administration over 'sanctuary cities' order

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told American cities they are breaking the law in making their communities unsafe", said Murray. The threats to funding come as the Trump administration unrolls a ...

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Hawaii judge extends ruling halting travel ban indefinitely

Hawaii judge extends ruling halting travel ban indefinitely

But the judge's decision came in yet another strongly worded ruling smacking around the Trump administration for revamping the legal language of the executive order to scrub away any implication of ...

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Event Recruiter: NCAA Deadline Over HB2 in 48 Hours

Rep. Debra Conrad, R-Forsyth, said , "I do not think pressure from the NCAA will be productive". "My hometown of Greensboro has suffered enormously from economic losses because of HB2, and the pote...

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White House expects a health care deal soon

Not one single member saw the bill until it was rolled out. Now that the Republican Party controls everything - Congress and the White House - why are the mainstream Republicans still fighting wit...

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Bridge collapse sends commuters scrambling for new routes

Bridge collapse sends commuters scrambling for new routes

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Friday that 700 feet of I-85 (350 feet southbound and 350 feet northbound ) will be completely removed and replaced to fix the damage caused by Th...

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South Carolina and Gonzaga on the defensive in Final Four

SC forward A'ja Wilson (22) shoots over Stanford forward Erica McCall (24) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the women's Final Four , Friday, March 31...

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Dem opposition to Trump court pick grows

However, should Democrats block the nomination, there is the potential for Senate Republicans to attempt to end the filibuster via a so-called "nuclear option" which involves changing Senate rules so ...

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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill Says She'll Vote No On Supreme Court Nominee

She said Gorsuch has a "rigid ideology" favoring corporate interests over working people. They say Sen. Mitch McConnell, R- Ken., led a Republican blockade to prevent a Garland hearing. She says Gor...

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Paul Ryan suggests Congress will delay border wall funding until next year

Pirro told TheWrap , adding that there was no coordination between her and the president. I flew to D.C. and someone said, 'The President tweeted your show. "And we already know right now they are tr...

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Hannity Splits From Trump on Healthcare

Here's a detailed look at Trump's relationship with the caucus. The fissures appearing beneath Mr Trump's feet as he tries to lead the Republican Party are not new, of course. As Republicans recover...

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Was there a deal to repeal HB2? Depends who you talk to

The measure spurred boycotts by corporations, conventions and concerts, as well as the relocation of the National Basketball Association's 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte. A global equestrian compet...

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Nunes, Schiff meet to try to get Russian Federation investigation back on track

Officials from so-called sanctuary cities meet in NY to discuss their response to threats from the Trump administration to cut off some funding to cities and states that fail to assist federal authori...

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Spicer On Trump Surveillance Claim: Farkas' Admissions Alone Are "Devastating"

This, she said, anxious her because "not enough was coming out into the open and I knew that there was more". I was telling people on the Hill, 'Get as much information as you can. Farkas left the Oba...

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Probe into Mosul blast moves to formal investigation -US general

On Tuesday, Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, the senior US commander in Iraq, told reporters by teleconference it was "a little disappointing" that questions during the briefing focused on USA -le...

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Benefis donates $10000 to Meals on Wheels

Benefis donates $10000 to Meals on Wheels

The community-run affiliate in Syracuse has seen a small surge in online donations and is considering larger online fundraisers, said Mason Kaufman, executive director of Meals on Wheels of Syracuse ...

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Germany's 'Schulz effect' fails to deliver in first election test

Germany's 'Schulz effect' fails to deliver in first election test

In the past several months, some opinion polls have constantly showed Schulz will have the edge over his major competitor Merkel in the coming federal election. Armin Laschet told ZDF television: ...

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Coastal Carolina Cheerleaders Suspended Amid Prostitution Allegations

Coastal Carolina Cheerleaders Suspended Amid Prostitution Allegations

A cheerleader told WMBF they were also banned from going to a national competition in Florida, although they have not yet been pulled out of the competition. Plate Jr . stated. "At this time, we ...

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Editorial, March 30, 2017: Trump's threat to California's clean energy future

That poll, which also found most Americans are willing to pay a little more each month to fight global warming , was conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and ...

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Sessions Moves to Speed Deportation of Criminal Illegal Aliens

Sessions Moves to Speed Deportation of Criminal Illegal Aliens

The Institutional Hearing Program (IHP) uses in-person and video-conference hearing in order for judges to determine whether an immigrant, regardless of legal status, should be deported. The program, ...

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Hawaii Judge Puts Further Hold Trump's New Ban

He maintained that the ban's wording read like a flashing neon sign, shouting "Muslim ban, Muslim ban". The judge's earlier order temporarily blocked the administration from enforcing President Tru...

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Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans

Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans

He has since apologized for the racially charged quip, calling his comment "dumb" and noting that he respects Waters for being "sincere in her beliefs". "I must address this so-called president, n...

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Seattle challenges Trump over executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

In his executive order , he stated that it is the policy of the executive branch to ensure that states and cities comply with all federal laws, including our immigration laws. "This is why I supp...

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Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort Proposed Plan To Benefit Putin

He's been a leading focus of the USA government's investigation into whether Trump associates coordinated with Moscow to meddle in the 2016 campaign. "Obviously, that's. The Associated Press has lear...

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NC's Roy Cooper Signs Deal To Repeal Anti-LGBT Law

The ACC's Council of Presidents held its vote on Friday, according to the Associated Press , where it came to the conclusion to reconsider North Carolina. Under the new measure, local governments...

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Professor wanted to 'vomit' after passenger gave seat to soldier

Professor wanted to 'vomit' after passenger gave seat to soldier

George Ciccariello-Maher, an associate professor of politics and global studies at Drexel University, tweeted his thoughts on the impromptu seat exchange, saying: "Some guy gave up his first class sea...

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Freezing Rain Part of Spring Storm Thursday-Friday

Freezing Rain Part of Spring Storm Thursday-Friday

Rain is forecast to begin Thursday for much of Southwestern Ontario reaching the Golden Horseshoe later in the day. The federal weather agency issued a special weather statement for Toronto and su...

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