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  • U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin talks Trump's immigration policy in Elgin

    ELGIN – Since the Mayflower landed, immigrants have been a subject of debate in the U.S., and now – under President Donald Trump’s immigration policy ...
    March 11, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Trump transition knew Michael Flynn might register as foreign agent

    WASHINGTON – Lawyers for retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn told President Donald Trump's transition team that Flynn might need to register with the Justi ...
    March 10, 2017 - 12:48 pm
  • Hawaii files lawsuit over Trump's revised travel ban

    HONOLULU – Hawaii has become the first state to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying the order will harm its Mus ...
    March 9, 2017 - 8:58 am
  • House GOP health bill adds up to big tax cut for the rich

    WASHINGTON – The House Republicans' health care bill adds up to big tax cuts for the rich.The bill w ...
    March 7, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • GOP tries to sell new health care bill, absent key specifics

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders embarked on an ambitious plan Tuesday to try to sell their new health care proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the ...
    March 7, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • President Trump signs new travel ban targeting those seeking new visas

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, aiming to withstand court challenges while still b ...
    March 6, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phones, cites no evidence

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of tapping his telephones during last year's election, lod ...
    March 5, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Immigration courts see record number of cases, many problems

    ATLANTA – Everyone was in place for the hearing in Atlanta immigration court: the Guinean man hoping to stay in the U.S., his attorney, a prosecutor, ...
    March 5, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct state business

    WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor, according to public records obta ...
    March 3, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • Jeff Sessions steps aside from Russia-contact investigation

    WASHINGTON – Under growing pressure from Democrats and Republicans alike, Attorney General Jeff Sessions agreed Thursday to recuse himself from an inv ...
    March 2, 2017 - 3:25 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit he hasn't earned

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his pr ...
    March 1, 2017 - 7:57 am
  • Conservatives rebel on health care, and GOP looks to Trump

    WASHINGTON – Republicans confronted a conservative rebellion in their own party Tuesday over their long-promised plans to repeal and replace the healt ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Trump takes on entrenched practice of Washington leaks

    NEW YORK – When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wanted to crack down on leaks last week, he collected his aides' cell phones to check for comm ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 8:23 am
  • Pro-Trump 'Spirit of America' rally to be held in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A group is expected to gather on the Woodstock Square this weekend in support of President Donald Trump.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:27 pm
  • House Intel chair Devin Nunes: Trump-Russia ties can't become a witch hunt

    WASHINGTON – House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes said Monday that Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:59 pm
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