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  • Library of Congress store removes misspelled Trump poster

    WASHINGTON – An inauguration poster of President Donald Trump that included a misspelling in a quote has been removed from the online store of the Lib ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:34 pm
  • Official: Flynn not 'certain' on sanctions talk with Russia

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's national security adviser addressed U.S. sanctions against Russia in his conversations with the country's ambass ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Protest marks public school visit by new education secretary Betsy DeVos

    WASHINGTON – Angry activists shouted "stand up, fight back" and one protester was arrested, as Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a public school Fri ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:51 pm
  • In shift, Trump tells Xi he will honor 'one China' policy

    BEIJING – President Donald Trump reaffirmed Washington's long-standing "one China" policy in a call with Beijing's leader, a move that could ease ange ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 8:46 am
  • 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff:' Kellyanne Conway in ethical hot water after comments on Nordstrom, Ivanka Trump

    NEW YORK – The White House has "counseled" a top aide to President Donald Trump after she promoted Ivanka Trump's fashion line during a national cable ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 2:58 pm
  • Republican state lawmakers push for restrictions on voting

    CONCORD, N.H. – As President Donald Trump hurls unfounded allegations of colossal fraud in last fall's election, lawmakers in at least 20 mostly Repub ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 8:13 am
  • Trump's pick for labor secretary hired undocumented worker

    WASHINGTON – Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder acknowledged Tuesday that he had employed an undocumented worker as a housekeeper, putting him agai ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • 2 states say allowing President Trump's travel ban would 'unleash chaos again'

    WASHINGTON – Lawyers for Washington state and Minnesota have told a federal appellate court that restoring President Donald Trump's ban on refugees an ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 8:26 am
  • U.S. hits 13 people, dozen companies in new Iran sanctions

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on 13 people and a dozen companies in response to Iran's recent ballistic missile te ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Fact Check: Kellyanee Conway cites Bowling Green 'massacre' that didn't happen

    A top aide to President Donald Trump has cited a 2011 "massacre" in Kentucky that never happened as a reason why the administration's temporary ban on ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 7:08 am
  • Congress scraps Obama rules on coal mining, guns

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled Congress on Thursday scrapped Obama-era rules on the environment and guns, counting on a new ally in the White ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • President Trump vows to repeal political limits on churches

    WASHINGTON – Warning that religious freedom is "under threat," President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to repeal the Johnson Amendment, an IRS rule barr ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • How Trump's immigration order could hurt the U.S. economy

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's executive order suspending immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries could slow the U.S. economy by hampe ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • President Trump urges Senate to use 'nuclear option' and push through court pick

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump urged Majority leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday to change the rules of the Senate if necessary to swiftly push ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 12:05 pm
  • GOP suspends Senate rule, rams Trump cabinet picks through panel

    WASHINGTON – In the latest intensification of partisan hostilities, Republicans rammed President Donald Trump's picks to be Treasury and health secret ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:23 am
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