Politics

Ivanka Trump speaks during a roundtable on the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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February 07, 2019 - 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threw his weight behind his daughter's latest White House effort Thursday, backing her initiative to provide an economic boost to women in the developing world. The president on Thursday launched the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, a...
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Sloane Martin
February 06, 2019 - 5:16 am
Minnesota senior senator Amy Klobuchar is announcing her 2020 plans this Sunday. I’m making a big announcement on Sunday. Join me there: https://t.co/Hz91NGE8hB pic.twitter.com/7Yz1dgaa31 — Amy Klobuchar (@amyklobuchar) February 6, 2019 In an appearance on MSNBC Tuesday night, Klobuchar teased that...
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Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker announces an indictment on violations including bank and wire fraud, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, of Chines telecommunications companies including Huawei, at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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January 28, 2019 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel's Russia probe is "close to being completed," the acting attorney general said Monday in the first official sign that the investigation may be wrapping up. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's comments were a departure for the Justice Department, which...
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Laura Oakes
January 22, 2019 - 4:44 pm
The so-called "hands-free" bill clears its first legislative committee of the new session. The bill would require drivers to use a hands-free device while talking on the phone. Several family members of loved ones killed by distracted drivers testified before the House Transportation Policy and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, addresses a gathering during a campaign event fin Portsmouth, N.H. Giuliani says he’s never said there was no collusion between Russia and members of the Trump campaign. Giuliani’s comments Wednesday night on CNN directly contradict the position of his own client, who has repeatedly insisted that there was no collusion during his successful 2016 presidential campaign. Giuliani himself has described the idea of Russian collusion as “total fake news.” (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File )
January 18, 2019 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress (all times local): 7:50 p.m. The special counsel's office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of a news report saying that President Donald Trump told his...
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