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March 04, 2019 - 4:37 pm
It's part of the governor's first budget proposal, to be outlined to state lawmakers Tuesday.
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March 04, 2019 - 2:33 pm
The Pew and Koerber Foundation survey — conducted Sept. 11-16 in the U.S. of 1,006 American adults and Sept. 13-26 of 1,002 German adults — has a margin of error of 3.8 percentage points.
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, former President Bill Clinton speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 04, 2019 - 9:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 20 years after he left the White House, Bill Clinton is still sought after for advice by some Democrats running for president. But the names on his dance card in recent months underscore how much his standing in the party has changed. So far, none of the party's early front...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi. Trump said he walked away from his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because Kim demanded the U.S. lift all of its sanctions, a claim that North Korea's delegation called a rare news conference in the middle of the night to deny. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)
March 04, 2019 - 3:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has raised the possibility that a congressional hearing Democrats arranged with his former personal attorney may have contributed to the lack of results of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump left the summit in Vietnam with the North...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, reads an opening statement as he testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cohen says he's cooperating with federal prosecutors in New York and hopes to receive a so-called Rule 35 motion from prosecutors that would reduce the time he is to spend in prison. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 01, 2019 - 1:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company says that 15.8 million people watched President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, testify against him on television before a congressional committee. Nielsen estimated the viewership on eight different networks between 9:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, photo, a clerk reaches for a container of marijuana buds for a customer at Utopia Gardens, a medical marijuana dispensary, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 01, 2019 - 12:19 pm
The board has been criticized as too slow to issue licenses to businesses following a law that instituted a tiered regulatory system.
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President Donald Trump speaks to service members at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska., during a refueling stop as he returns from Hanoi. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 01, 2019 - 12:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate opponents of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border have moved very close to having enough votes to prevail, and one Republican suggested he risks a rebuff by the GOP-led chamber if he doesn't change course. Veteran Sen. Lamar...
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U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un take a walk after their first meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 28, 2019 - 11:24 pm
The president and North Korea gave conflicting explanations of what went wrong
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters just after the Democratic-controlled House approved a measure requiring federal background checks for all firearms sales and transfers, the first major gun control legislation considered by Congress in nearly 25 years, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 28, 2019 - 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House put on a display of Democratic priorities this week with two bills to bolster background checks on firearms purchases, showing just how quickly the politics of gun control have turned. Just a few years ago, says Kris Brown, the president of one of the nation's leading...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, talks with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards before President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the 2019 White House Business Session with Our Nation's Governors in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 28, 2019 - 10:40 am
The Trump administration is proposing a federal tax credit for donations made to groups offering scholarships for private schools, apprenticeships or other educational programs. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is unveiling the plan Thursday, while legislation is being proposed by Republicans in the...
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