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A Vacant White House Job: First Pet

A Vacant White House Job: First Pet

Politically ambitious pups and kittens: Put your resumes aside. The job of first pet — an enviable White House gig with luxurious live-in privileges, after-hours access to the president and guaranteed positive...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 07:26 AM CDT

White House Gives Mixed Messages on Pardons

White House Gives Mixed Messages on Pardons

Newly-hired White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "thinking about pardoning nobody" in connection with the Russia investigation, according to NBC...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 06:45 AM CDT

Democrats Attempt Rebranding With Populist New Agenda

Democrats Attempt Rebranding With Populist New Agenda

Democratic leaders believe they lost to President Donald Trump partly because voters don't know what the party stands for. So they're trying to rebrand themselves with a new slogan and a populist new agenda...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 07:04 AM CDT

Homeowners Question High Tax Bills

Homeowners Question High Tax Bills

Governor Greg Abbott has called property tax reform his top priority of the ongoing special legislative session in Austin.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 03:23 AM CDT

John McCain Spends Weekend Outdoors With Daughter, Friend

John McCain Spends Weekend Outdoors With Daughter, Friend

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., spent the weekend outdoors about a week after undergoing surgery and being diagnosed with brain cancer, NBC News reported. McCain, 80, tweeted a photo Sunday afternoon of himself and...

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'I Did Not Collude,' Kushner Says on Russia Ties

'I Did Not Collude,' Kushner Says on Russia Ties

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump's White House bid, declaring after a closed-door meeting with Senate investigators...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 05:46 AM CDT

GOP Health Care Bill Still a Mystery Before Planned Vote

GOP Health Care Bill Still a Mystery Before Planned Vote

The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 04:39 PM CDT

5 Reasons the Health Care Bill May Fail, 3 Why It May Not

5 Reasons the Health Care Bill May Fail, 3 Why It May Not

There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 05:27 PM CDT

WH Indicates Trump Would Sign New Russia Sanctions Bill

WH Indicates Trump Would Sign New Russia Sanctions Bill

The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 01:14 PM CDT

Russian Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak Ends His Term

Russian Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak Ends His Term

Russian ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak — a high-profile figure in the controversy over Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election— has concluded his assignment in Washington. The Russian...

 
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