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  • Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

    Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:07:34 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:07:34 GMT

    After the hearing, the Judiciary panel is expected to vote in the next two weeks to recommend Neil Gorsuch favorably to the full Senate. 

    After the hearing, the Judiciary panel is expected to vote in the next two weeks to recommend Neil Gorsuch favorably to the full Senate. 

  • Trump tries to close health care deal with GOP skeptics

    Trump tries to close health care deal with GOP skeptics

    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:47 AM EDT2017-03-23 15:47:38 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:47 AM EDT2017-03-23 15:47:38 GMT

    A late-night meeting of moderate-leaning members Wednesday broke up without resolution or a deal as most lawmakers left out of side exits and avoided talking to reporters.

    A late-night meeting of moderate-leaning members Wednesday broke up without resolution or a deal as most lawmakers left out of side exits and avoided talking to reporters.

  • AP Exclusive: US probes banking of ex-Trump campaign chief

    AP Exclusive: US probes banking of ex-Trump campaign chief

    Thursday, March 23 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-03-23 13:59:59 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-03-23 14:01:01 GMT

    Information about Paul Manafort's offshore financial transactions was turned over earlier this year to U.S. agents working in the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network by investigators in Cyprus at the U.S. agency's request, a person familiar with the case said.

    Information about Paul Manafort's offshore financial transactions was turned over earlier this year to U.S. agents working in the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network by investigators in Cyprus at the U.S. agency's request, a person familiar with the case said.

  • Hawaii Republican resigns from party after criticizing Trump

    Hawaii Republican resigns from party after criticizing Trump

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:18 PM EDT2017-03-23 03:18:50 GMT
    Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:18 PM EDT2017-03-23 03:18:50 GMT
    A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump is leaving the Republican Party.
    A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump is leaving the Republican Party.
  • Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe

    Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-03-23 01:57:08 GMT
    Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-03-23 01:58:47 GMT

    The chairman of the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump's communications may have been "monitored" during the transition period in an "incidental collection."

    The chairman of the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump's communications may have been "monitored" during the transition period in an "incidental collection."

  • AP Exclusive: Before Trump job, Manafort worked to aid Putin

    AP Exclusive: Before Trump job, Manafort worked to aid Putin

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-03-22 21:56:47 GMT
    Wednesday, March 22 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-03-22 21:56:47 GMT

    The Associated Press has learned that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    The Associated Press has learned that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • Death threats do not deter artist behind controversial Trump billboard

    Death threats do not deter artist behind controversial Trump billboard

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-03-21 18:49:13 GMT
    Wednesday, March 22 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-03-22 12:09:32 GMT
    Billboard depicting Trump with mushroom clouds and swastika-like dollar signs pops up in Phoenix.  [Source: 3TV/CBS5 News]Billboard depicting Trump with mushroom clouds and swastika-like dollar signs pops up in Phoenix. [Source: 3TV/CBS5 News]

    Even though she is getting death threats, the artist behind a bold and controversial billboard that is clearly critical of President Donald Trump is not backing down. The Phoenix billboard features Trump’s face flanked by mushroom clouds and dollar signs evocative of swastikas. Right down to the Russian flag lapel pin Trump is sporting, artist Karen Fiorito’s message is not subtle and it’s shocking people all over the world.

    Even though she is getting death threats, the artist behind a bold and controversial billboard that is clearly critical of President Donald Trump is not backing down. The Phoenix billboard features Trump’s face flanked by mushroom clouds and dollar signs evocative of swastikas. Right down to the Russian flag lapel pin Trump is sporting, artist Karen Fiorito’s message is not subtle and it’s shocking people all over the world.

  • Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate

    Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:17:11 GMT
    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:17:13 GMT

    Top House Republicans unveiled revisions to their bill in hopes of nailing down support.

    Top House Republicans unveiled revisions to their bill in hopes of nailing down support.

  • No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says

    No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-03-21 23:46:15 GMT
    Tuesday, March 21 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-03-21 23:46:15 GMT

    Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is facing at least 10 hours of questions from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing.

    Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is facing at least 10 hours of questions from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing.

  • Trump backers keep the faith despite wiretap claims, campaign ties to Russia

    Trump backers keep the faith despite wiretap claims, campaign ties to Russia

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-03-21 14:39:57 GMT
    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-03-21 14:39:58 GMT

    Trump supporters thought possible Russia links aren't such a big deal and have no problem with him once asking Russia to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails.

    Trump supporters thought possible Russia links aren't such a big deal and have no problem with him once asking Russia to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails.

  • Trump going outside Washington for support on health bill

    Trump going outside Washington for support on health bill

    President Donald Trump plans to visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday to make an in-person pitch for House Republican lawmakers to support a GOP plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.
    President Donald Trump plans to visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday to make an in-person pitch for House Republican lawmakers to support a GOP plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.
  • Comey: FBI probing Trump-Russia links, wiretap claims bogus

    Comey: FBI probing Trump-Russia links, wiretap claims bogus

    Monday, March 20 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-03-21 02:36:29 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-03-21 02:36:29 GMT

    The committee is investigating Russian hacking that intelligence officials have said was meant to influence the election as well as connections between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump and whether any surveillance was conducted for political reasons.

    The committee is investigating Russian hacking that intelligence officials have said was meant to influence the election as well as connections between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump and whether any surveillance was conducted for political reasons.

  • White House tries to distance Trump from campaign aides

    White House tries to distance Trump from campaign aides

    Monday, March 20 2017 9:56 PM EDT2017-03-21 01:56:17 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 9:56 PM EDT2017-03-21 01:56:17 GMT
    The White House is distancing itself from two former senior members of Donald Trump's team, amid an FBI investigation into possible connections between Trump "associates" and Russia.
    The White House is distancing itself from two former senior members of Donald Trump's team, amid an FBI investigation into possible connections between Trump "associates" and Russia.
  • DHS releases names of local jails that won't hold immigrants

    DHS releases names of local jails that won't hold immigrants

    The Trump administration is naming some names in its efforts to shame local jails that don't cooperate with immigration authorities.
    The Trump administration is naming some names in its efforts to shame local jails that don't cooperate with immigration authorities.
  • High court nominee: I'll be unbiased or 'hang up the robe'

    High court nominee: I'll be unbiased or 'hang up the robe'

    Monday, March 20 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-03-20 21:46:19 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-03-20 21:46:19 GMT

    Senators will likely press Judge Neil Gorsuch on issues like judicial independence, given Trump's attacks on the judiciary, as well as what they view as Gorsuch's own history of siding with corporations in his 10 years on the bench.

    Senators will likely press Judge Neil Gorsuch on issues like judicial independence, given Trump's attacks on the judiciary, as well as what they view as Gorsuch's own history of siding with corporations in his 10 years on the bench.

  • Top Palestinian official: Trump committed to 2 states

    Top Palestinian official: Trump committed to 2 states

    A senior Palestinian official says he is encouraged by early signs that the Trump administration remains strongly committed to the establishment of a Palestinian state.
    A senior Palestinian official says he is encouraged by early signs that the Trump administration remains strongly committed to the establishment of a Palestinian state.
  • Germany's Merkel disputes Trump's NATO debt claim

    Germany's Merkel disputes Trump's NATO debt claim

    Monday, March 20 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-03-20 15:37:29 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-03-20 15:37:29 GMT
    Chancellor Angela Merkel is underlining Germany's rejection of a claim by President Donald Trump that it owes NATO large sums for underspending on defense.
    Chancellor Angela Merkel is underlining Germany's rejection of a claim by President Donald Trump that it owes NATO large sums for underspending on defense.
  • Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Tucson election system

    Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Tucson election system

    The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to review a lower court's ruling that Tucson's elections system for city council races is constitutional.
    The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to review a lower court's ruling that Tucson's elections system for city council races is constitutional.
  • Most young Americans don't see Trump as a legitimate leader

    Most young Americans don't see Trump as a legitimate leader

    Monday, March 20 2017 6:48 AM EDT2017-03-20 10:48:03 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 6:48 AM EDT2017-03-20 10:48:03 GMT

    A poll finds that a majority of young Americans see Donald Trump's presidency as illegitimate, including about three-quarters of blacks and large majorities of Latinos and Asians.

    A poll finds that a majority of young Americans see Donald Trump's presidency as illegitimate, including about three-quarters of blacks and large majorities of Latinos and Asians.

  • Ryan: More help for older people needed in GOP health bill

    Ryan: More help for older people needed in GOP health bill

    Sunday, March 19 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-03-20 03:36:27 GMT
    Sunday, March 19 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-03-20 03:36:27 GMT

    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan.

    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan.

  • Trump brings supporters off street, into Mar-a-Lago

    Trump brings supporters off street, into Mar-a-Lago

    Sunday, March 19 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-03-19 21:52:19 GMT
    Sunday, March 19 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-03-19 21:56:13 GMT

    Seven people total were picked up off the street and taken into a ballroom at the private estate, and them Trump himself showed up to thank them and take a few pictures

    Seven people total were picked up off the street and taken into a ballroom at the private estate, and them Trump himself showed up to thank them and take a few pictures

  • Intel documents offer no evidence of spying on Trump Tower

    Intel documents offer no evidence of spying on Trump Tower

    Sunday, March 19 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-03-19 19:55:46 GMT
    Sunday, March 19 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-03-19 19:55:46 GMT
    The top two lawmakers on the House intelligence committees say that documents the Justice Department and FBI delivered late last week offered no evidence that the Obama administration had wiretapped Trump Tower.
    The top two lawmakers on the House intelligence committees say that documents the Justice Department and FBI delivered late last week offered no evidence that the Obama administration had wiretapped Trump Tower.
  • Meetup takes risky leap into the Trump resistance

    Meetup takes risky leap into the Trump resistance

    Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance.
    Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance.
  • Anti-Trump billboard artist says she got death threats

    Anti-Trump billboard artist says she got death threats

    The artist who created an anti-Trump billboard overlooking a busy Phoenix highway says she's been receiving death threats.
    The artist who created an anti-Trump billboard overlooking a busy Phoenix highway says she's been receiving death threats.
  • Trump wants to build 30-foot-high wall at Mexican border

    Trump wants to build 30-foot-high wall at Mexican border

    Saturday, March 18 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-03-18 21:45:08 GMT
    Saturday, March 18 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-03-18 21:45:08 GMT

    The Trump administration is planning for a 30-foot-high border wall that is difficult to climb and "aesthetically pleasing" on the north side.

    The Trump administration is planning for a 30-foot-high border wall that is difficult to climb and "aesthetically pleasing" on the north side.

  • Anti-Trump billboard sparks hot debate

    Anti-Trump billboard sparks hot debate

    Saturday, March 18 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-03-18 15:56:13 GMT
    Saturday, March 18 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-03-18 15:56:13 GMT

    The billboard shows Trump's face superimposed over a background that evokes the Nazi flag, but replaces the swastikas with dollar signs.

    The billboard shows Trump's face superimposed over a background that evokes the Nazi flag, but replaces the swastikas with dollar signs.

  • Trump sticks to unproved wiretap accusation against Obama

    Trump sticks to unproved wiretap accusation against Obama

    Saturday, March 18 2017 9:55 AM EDT2017-03-18 13:55:19 GMT
    Saturday, March 18 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-03-18 13:56:04 GMT

    President Donald Trump has defiantly refused to back down from his explosive claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones.

    President Donald Trump has defiantly refused to back down from his explosive claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones.

  • Correction: Congress-Health Overhaul story

    Correction: Congress-Health Overhaul story

    Saturday, March 18 2017 9:45 AM EDT2017-03-18 13:45:03 GMT
    Saturday, March 18 2017 9:45 AM EDT2017-03-18 13:45:03 GMT

    Republicans are pulling in different directions as they strive to get traction for a health care overhaul in danger of being dragged down by intra-party differences.

    Republicans are pulling in different directions as they strive to get traction for a health care overhaul in danger of being dragged down by intra-party differences.

  • AP FACT CHECK: A Washington week of bluster

    AP FACT CHECK: A Washington week of bluster

    Saturday, March 18 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-03-18 13:25:47 GMT
    Saturday, March 18 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-03-18 13:25:47 GMT

    AP FACT CHECK: Many bold claims about Trump's first spending plan and a CBO report on Republican health care don't stand up to scrutiny.

    AP FACT CHECK: Many bold claims about Trump's first spending plan and a CBO report on Republican health care don't stand up to scrutiny.

  • In Beijing, Tillerson urges China-US cooperation on N. Korea

    In Beijing, Tillerson urges China-US cooperation on N. Korea

    Saturday, March 18 2017 8:25 AM EDT2017-03-18 12:25:05 GMT
    Saturday, March 18 2017 8:25 AM EDT2017-03-18 12:25:05 GMT

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Beijing for his first face-to-face talks with Chinese leaders expected to focus on North Korea's nuclear program, trade and South China Sea territorial disputes.

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Beijing for his first face-to-face talks with Chinese leaders expected to focus on North Korea's nuclear program, trade and South China Sea territorial disputes.

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