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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 1994, file photo, Lyndon LaRouche Jr. gestures during a news conference in Arlington, Va. Political extremist and perennial presidential candidate LaRouche has died on feb. 12, 2019, at age 96. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette, File)
February 13, 2019 - 8:41 pm
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Lyndon LaRouche Jr., the political extremist who ran for president in every election from 1976 to 2004, including a campaign waged from federal prison, has died. He was 96. LaRouche's political action committee confirmed Wednesday on its website that LaRouche died a day earlier...
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mike duggan
(photo: WWJ/Roberta Jasina)
February 13, 2019 - 5:04 pm
"This is the biggest pocketbook issue facing our state."
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Washington Monument
1 FILE- In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo the Washington Monument is visible through a window of the U.S. Capitol building at sunset on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for December. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 13, 2019 - 4:01 pm
The federal budget deficit in December totaled $13.5 billion, helping to push the deficit for the first three months of this budget year up 41.8 percent from the same period the previous year.
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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 13, 2019 - 12:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With little Washington appetite for another shutdown, President Donald Trump is expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall. White House officials cautioned...
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Dreamstime
February 13, 2019 - 9:24 am
Michigan's governor wants drivers to put down their mobile devices.
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February 12, 2019 - 8:03 pm
"Our students are not broken... It's our system that's broken," Whitmer said.
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John Dingell AP
In this May 7, 2014 file photo, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
February 12, 2019 - 5:32 pm
"His life wasn't about hailing the victors," Biden said. "It was about focusing on those who suffered, and offering them a hand."
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in El Paso, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2019 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks. Republicans were...
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asylum-seeking boy
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, an asylum-seeking boy from Central America runs down a hallway after arriving from an immigration detention center to a shelter in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
February 11, 2019 - 5:27 pm
The Trump administration has acknowledged it separated more than 2,000 families last year through the implementation of a zero-tolerance policy intended to crack down on Central American migration at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Dingell funeral
Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., center, consoles former Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich., as Macomb County executive Mark Hackel, right, looks on at the casket of her husband and former Rep. John Dingell, lying in repose in Dearborn, Mich., Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. . (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
February 11, 2019 - 1:49 pm
The visitation was the first of many public events this week.
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