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Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 05:38 AM CST

Poll: More Than Half Disapprove of Trump's Job Performance

Poll: More Than Half Disapprove of Trump's Job Performance

Fifty-four percent of Americans somewhat or strongly disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the presidency after a month in office, while 43 percent approve somewhat or strongly, according to the latest...

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Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'

Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'

President Donald Trump returned to many of his campaign promises, and hinted at some new action the White House will soon take, in a speech to thousands of conservatives gathered Friday at the Conservative...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 02:18 AM CST

Boehner: Obamacare Repeal and Replace Won't Happen

Boehner: Obamacare Repeal and Replace Won't Happen

Former House Speaker John Boehner spoke about the Affordable Care Act Thursday, saying that he didn't think the Republican-dominated Congress would be able to repeal and replace it, NBC News reported. Boehner...

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WH Defends Contacts With FBI Over Russia Reports

WH Defends Contacts With FBI Over Russia Reports

The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 09:44 AM CST

Texas Lt. Gov. Discusses Bathroom Guidelines, School Choice

Texas Lt. Gov. Discusses Bathroom Guidelines, School Choice

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick discussed the Trump administration's decision to reverse guidelines regarding bathroom access for transgender students in a wide-ranging interview Thursday.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 04:36 PM CST

Conservative Political Action Conference Underway

Conservative Political Action Conference Underway

What a difference a year makes. One year after skipping CPAC, President Trump and his administration have taken over the annual event. Andrew Siff reports.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 05:22 PM CST

Minneapolis Women Line Up for 'She Persisted' Tattoos

Minneapolis Women Line Up for 'She Persisted' Tattoos

So many women showed up at a Minneapolis tattoo parlor for a permanent reminder of female solidarity that it had to turn away some latecomers. Local women Chelsea Brink, Nora McInerny and Kate O'Reilly...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:51 AM CST

Fact Check: Trump Claims, and Gets, Undue Credit

Fact Check: Trump Claims, and Gets, Undue Credit

President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit for sending criminal foreigners out of the country and saving money on fighter planes. He's getting too much credit from one of the few women with a...

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 04:16 PM CST

Trump Calls Deportation Attempts a 'Military Operation'

Trump Calls Deportation Attempts a 'Military Operation'

 U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said there will not be a military operation or mass deportations of immigrants, despite President Donald Trump calling deportation attempts a "military operation" earlier in the day.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 07:58 PM CST

Sessions: US to Continue Use of Privately Run Prisons

Sessions: US to Continue Use of Privately Run Prisons

Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. Stock prices...

 
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