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Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 10:44 AM CST

Budget, FY 2019: The Era of Trump Deficits Has Begun

Budget, FY 2019: The Era of Trump Deficits Has Begun

The Trump administration has released the 2019 fiscal budget, a likely dead-on-arrival political blueprints for how the president thinks Washington should raise and spend money, NBC News reported. According to...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 04:44 AM CST

Winners and Losers Under Medicare Drug Plan in Trump Budget

Winners and Losers Under Medicare Drug Plan in Trump Budget

Some Medicare beneficiaries would face higher prescription drug costs under President Donald Trump's budget even as the sickest patients save thousands of dollars, a complex trade-off that may make it harder to...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 01:56 AM CST

Trump Budget Again Targets Regional Water Cleanup Programs

Trump Budget Again Targets Regional Water Cleanup Programs

For a second consecutive year, President Donald Trump is trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic U.S. waterways including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay. Trump's...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 04:05 AM CST

US Tells Anti-ISIS Coalition to 'Keep Eyes on Prize'

US Tells Anti-ISIS Coalition to 'Keep Eyes on Prize'

The Trump administration, increasingly concerned that the 74-strong coalition it cobbled together to destroy ISIS is losing sight of the prime objective, pressed its partners on Tuesday to refocus their efforts,...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 06:58 PM CST

Trump Prods Congress Amid Debate on Immigration

Trump Prods Congress Amid Debate on Immigration

A high-stakes Senate debate over immigration got off to a halting start Tuesday, with Republican and Democratic leaders immediately at loggerheads over how to move forward and President Donald Trump warning this...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 10:46 PM CST

Feds: FBI HQ Should Be Demolished, Replaced on Current Site

Feds: FBI HQ Should Be Demolished, Replaced on Current Site

The FBI and General Services Administration are recommending the demolition of the J. Edgar Hoover Building and the construction of a new FBI headquarters on the same site at an estimated cost of $3.3 billion....

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 03:58 AM CST

FW Mayor Price Eyes I-35, D/FW Airport Construction

FW Mayor Price Eyes I-35, D/FW Airport Construction

An infusion of federal money could help finish construction on I-35W and pay for runway improvements at D/FW Airport, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price said after meeting with President Trump.

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 08:03 PM CST

Jeff Sessions: 'Anglo-American Heritage of Law Enforcement'

Jeff Sessions: 'Anglo-American Heritage of Law Enforcement'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said sheriffs are a "critical part" of the "Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement" during a speech Monday. "The office of sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 01:35 PM CST

Kremlin: Trump Offers Condolences to Putin for Plane Crash

Kremlin: Trump Offers Condolences to Putin for Plane Crash

The Kremlin says U.S. President Donald Trump has offered his condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin for the plane crash outside Moscow that killed 71 people. The Kremlin said the two leaders spoke...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:35 AM CST

Former President Obama Unveils His Official Portrait

Former President Obama Unveils His Official Portrait

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama unveiled their official portraits Monday morning at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington.

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