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Lawmakers seek deal on immigration, border security

WASHINGTON (AP) – Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord planned talks as soon as Wednesday as President Donald Trump and leading lawmakers sought to parlay ...

The Latest: Feds object to judge's immigration ruling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Latest on a judge’s decision temporarily blocking the Trump administration’s plans to end a program protecting young immigrants (all times ...

Judge blocks Trump decision to end young immigrant program

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A federal judge on Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. ...

Streep says 'We can get through this moment' at NBR Awards

NEW YORK (AP) – Steven Spielberg’s newspaper drama “The Post” took a bow at a politically charged National Board of Review Awards where Robert De ...

Judge blocks Trump's decision to end DACA dreamer program

A federal judge in California blocked President Trump’s planned phaseout of the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty in a ruling late Tuesday that could upend the ...

The impending GOP catastrophe in Trump’s backyard

ALBANY, N.Y. — Two potential candidates for New York governor against incumbent Andrew Cuomo have dropped out in the past week. No candidate against Sen. ...

Is Trump mentally fit? Don't count on his physical to tell you

If President Donald Trump were any other 71-year-old — covered by Medicare and having his annual wellness visit — he’d be checked on his cognitive ...

Trump, GOP seek actions to undercut Obamacare

President Trump and his GOP allies are charting a new course in their push to undercut Obamacare, kicking off 2018 by eyeing actions the administration ...

Christie set to deliver his final state of the state address

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to deliver his final state of the state address. The Republican governor will address ...

Top Democrats accuse Trump of politicizing tax cuts

Top congressional Democrats on Monday accused the Trump administration of politicizing the new tax cuts, saying they fear the IRS will skew the tax tables ...

Trump participates in national anthem at College Football Championship game

President Trump attended the College Football National Championship game Monday between Alabama and Georgia, joining ROTC units on the field for the national anthem. The ...

Roy Moore's defeat fuels conflict between millennial Republicans, old guard

Roy Moore’s election loss is in the books but the fallout is still roiling Alabama Republicans, who were deeply divided over the flawed candidate they ...

White House preparing for trade crackdown

President Donald Trump’s administration is preparing to unveil an aggressive trade crackdown in the coming weeks that is likely to include new tariffs aimed at ...

Bannon expresses regret after slamming Trump family in new book

Steve Bannon expressed regret Sunday after he created a furor with comments critical of President Donald Trump’s family in a new book, dragging the controversy ...

Bannon finds his regrets aren’t good enough for Trump

Steve Bannon, like his onetime brother-in-arms President Donald Trump, is known as someone whose instinct is to double down, not kiss up. That made his ...

The Wall That Trump Actually Built

On a cold, gray, misty day in Pepin County, Wisconsin, on the state’s rural western edge, inside a snug, 19th-century cabin at Black Cat Farmstead, ...

25th Amendment unlikely to be invoked over Trump's mental health

Donald Trump’s description of himself as a “very stable genius” sparked new debate this weekend about the 25th Amendment, but invoking the provision to remove ...

On health care, Democrats are shifting to offense

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats are shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal ...

New Jersey to bid farewell to former governor Brendan Byrne

MILLBURN, N.J. (AP) – New Jerseyans will bid farewell to a former governor who mobsters said was too ethical to be bribed and who authorized ...

DHS weighs ending protections for Salvadoran immigrants

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The Trump administration faces a Monday deadline on whether to extend protections that would allow nearly 200,000 Salvadorans to stay in ...

Michael Wolff's book fuels speculation about Trump's mental health

Michael Wolff’s salacious tell-all book about President Trump’s first year in the White House is feeding into the narrative that the president lacks the mental ...

Winfrey says 'time is up' for abusive men in Globes speech

Oprah Winfrey earned multiple standing ovations at Sunday’s Golden Globes as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award with a moving speech referencing civil rights ...

ACLU to storm 2018 midterms

The American Civil Liberties Union, rarely an active player in national campaigns, is jumping into the 2018 midterms with plans to spend upward of $25 ...

Week 33: Trump Blistered by Bannon’s Inside Job

As cunning as a raccoon, author Michael Wolff walked in the front door of the White House early last year and has returned with a ...

Trump insists his Russia actions were ‘100 percent proper,’ pledges ‘bipartisan’ plans for 2018

President Donald Trump again denied on Saturday that his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia and dismissed claims he obstructed justice by trying to prevent the ...

Trump defends mental health: I'm a 'stable genius'

President Donald Trump mounted an extraordinary counterattack Saturday against the author of an incendiary new book that questions his mental state, declaring himself “very smart” ...

House Majority Whip Scalise says no decisions yet on DACA

KENNER, La. (AP) – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said there are no final decisions on the fate of a program that shields young immigrants ...

Did Jeff Sessions Just Increase the Odds Congress Will Make Marijuana Legal?

When Jeff Sessions announced Thursday morning he had removed the barrier that had held back federal prosecutors from pursuing marijuana cases in states that had ...

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says no decisions yet on DACA

THURMONT, Md. (AP) – The Latest on President Donald Trump’s meetings at Camp David with congressional leaders (all times local): 11 p.m. House Majority Whip ...

Appeal planned on ruling against initiative on immigration

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – A Nevada legislator who authored a petition for a state constitutional ban on so-called sanctuary cities says he’ll appeal a ...

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