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  • GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

    WASHINGTON – The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to ...
    March 23, 2017 - 7:45 am
  • Supreme Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

    WASHINGTON – A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public sc ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort linked to Putin interests

    WASHINGTON – Before signing up with Donald Trump, former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire with a plan to "grea ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Trump lawyers ask court to move quickly on travel ban appeal

    RICHMOND, Va. – Donald Trump's administration is asking a U.S. court to quickly hear its appeal of a ruling that blocked the president's revised trave ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Republicans rebelling against health care risk Trump's wrath

    NEW YORK – Hard-line House Republicans considering voting against the House GOP health bill are bracing for payback from a president who claims his fa ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • AP Exclusive: Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of R ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch says

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he's made no promises to Donald Trump or anyone else about how he'll vote on abortion ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Closer U.S.-Russia ties uncertain as Rex Tillerson plans trip

    WASHINGTON – With Russia-tinged investigations swirling around his administration, President Donald Trump has yet to fulfill a campaign pledge of clos ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Muslim advocacy group seeks broader travel-ban injunction

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A federal judge in Virginia is weighing a request from a Muslim civil rights group for an even broader injunction against President ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate

    WASHINGTON – Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs are on the line in next ye ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • 124 Illinois prison nurses get layoff notices

    SPRINGFIELD – The 124 union nurses working in Illinois prisons have received layoff notices telling them their jobs are being privatized, according to ...
    March 21, 2017 - 4:51 pm
  • White House issues gag order to officials on budget details

    WASHINGTON – The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts beyon ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:43 pm
  • Trump warns GOP of political costs of rejecting health bill

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned House Republicans they could lose their seats in next year's midterm elections if they failed to ...
    March 21, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • 3 candidates seeking mayoral seat in Marengo participate in election forum

    MARENGO – The city’s water and a proposed Interstate 90 interchange were key topics at the municipal candidates forum Thursday at Marengo High School.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • James Comey: FBI probing links between Russia, Trump associates

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau is investigating possible links and coordination between Russia and associates ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:33 am
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