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FILE- In this Feb. 25, 2015, file photo, a gas flare is seen at a natural gas processing facility near Williston, N.D. The Interior Department on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, finalized the roll back of an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
September 18, 2018 - 8:02 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule that forced energy companies to capture methane — a key contributor to climate change that's released in huge amounts during drilling on U.S. and tribal lands. A replacement rule from the Interior Department...
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September 18, 2018 - 7:59 pm
Dark money groups will be required to disclose the identities of some anonymous donors after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stop a lower court's ruling from taking effect. Crossroads GPS, a nonprofit Republican group at the center of the case, had asked the high court to put a...
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September 18, 2018 - 7:09 pm
You've got to "fix the damn lockout," says Fouts.
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September 18, 2018 - 5:34 pm
"I’m still here and you’re not done with me yet," the former Michigan Congressman tweeted.
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In this Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, then-Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
September 18, 2018 - 3:05 pm
The play, titled was part of "American Scorecard," a series of dramatic readings of congressional transcripts by actors.
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September 17, 2018 - 11:29 pm
Nessel called an attack by Republican Tom Leonard regarding these allegations a “ridiculous and desperate ploy” because he is behind in polling.
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September 17, 2018 - 1:01 pm
His wife tweeted the news Monday.
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., walks from the elevator at Trump Tower in New York. President Donald Trump’s eldest son on Monday appeared to mock the sexual assault allegations against his father’s nominee for the Supreme Court. Donald Trump Jr. posted an image on Instagram that seems to compares Kavanaugh's accuser to a school yard crush. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 17, 2018 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest son on Monday appeared to mock the sexual assault allegations against his father's nominee for the Supreme Court. Christine Blasey Ford, a college professor, has come forth with an allegation that Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the president's nominee,...
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September 17, 2018 - 9:50 am
The union represents about 5,000 nurses.
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the third day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers has come forward to The Washington Post. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 16, 2018 - 10:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the first time. Democrats immediately called for a delay in a key committee vote...
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