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Chaffetz announces he will not seek re-election

Chaffetz announces he will not seek re-election

A Democratic Party spokeswoman said Wednesday that Republican Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision not to seek re-election "raises questions" about whether Russian Federation has dirt on him. Accor...

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Donald Trump orders review of visa program to encourage hiring Americans

It calls for a government-wide re-examination of "Buy American, Hire American" policies, including a study of government purchasing to be sure USA goods are preferred as well as a study of visa abuses...

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California Gas Tax 2017: Governor Jerry Brown Expected To Sign SB1 Bill

Assemblyman Vince Fong has authored AB 496, the Traffic Relief and Road Improvement Act guided by three key principles: 1) road funding should go to roads, 2) we must protect California's working fami...

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President Trump signs executive order targeting foreign work visas

Trump has said he would like to reform the U.S. immigration system, including the H1-B visas, but has so far focused most of his attention on cracking down on illegal immigration, with greater imm...

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U.S. supreme court forces Arkansas to halt first in string of executions

On April 6, U.S. District Judge J.P. Marshall halted one of the executions , saying the expedited schedule did not allow proper time for considering clemency for inmate Jason McGehee, who is one of t...

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Millions of Christians celebrate easter worldwide

PaulLutheranChurch in Harlingen. I pray that those who read this will be blessed this Easter and know indeed there is always hope because of this day. "It is well with you, our leaders at all levels...

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President Trump, First Lady & Barron Kick Off 139th Easter Egg Roll

President Trump, First Lady & Barron Kick Off 139th Easter Egg Roll

As the Washington Post noted , this year's White House Easter Egg Roll was Melania Trump's chance to show her event-planning talents . The first lady did a lot of research on previous White Ho...

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Kansas Regulators Reject $12.2B Westar Sale To Great Plains

But 29 other utility and consumer interests, including the KCC staff and the Kansas Industrial Consumers group, opposed it. GXP has been the subject of a number of other reports. If you are viewing ...

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Conservatives stymied by latest Arkansas execution setback

Johnson's lawyers say that the child's testimony has been proven unreliable by experts and that his execution should be put on hold to allow for new DNA testing, the kind of which was unavailable in 1...

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Trump Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Takes Place On High Court Bench

Trump Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Takes Place On High Court Bench

In Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Sebelius, Mr Gorsuch found that business owners with strongly-held religious beliefs are not required to provide insurance coverage for their employees' contraceptives. ...

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Senate confirms Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch 54-45

Senate confirms Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch 54-45

Gorsuch was on a list of potential justices recommended by the Federalist Society and the Heritage Foundation during the campaign, and some Republicans even credit the Supreme Court vacancy as one r...

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United States shrimp group toasts Trump's 'Buy American' executive order

The H-1B program was originally created to import extraordinarily brilliant and talented foreigners, like the next Albert Einstein, to conduct research and development projects at US technology comp...

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Out at Fox, Bill O'Reilly denies harassment claims

In a statement issued after Fox announced that it was parting ways with the top-rated host amid sexual harassment allegations, O'Reilly said he was proud to have led "one of the most successful ne...

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Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order targeting foreign material sourcing

Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order targeting foreign material sourcing

Indian nationals are the largest group of H-1B recipients annually. Democrats said Trump's order was not strong enough, and too late, after thousands of visas were awarded this month in this year'...

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Trump approval bumps up slightly to 40 percent

Trump approval bumps up slightly to 40 percent

That's a slight victory for the President, whose numbers have been historically low during his first months in office. Trump dropped to 42% eight days after taking office. Trump's lowest score came ...

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Patriots - minus Brady - to visit Trump hours after Hernandez' death

Patriots - minus Brady - to visit Trump hours after Hernandez' death

SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: President Trump was beaming as he introduced the Patriots and posed for pictures on the South Lawn along with the team's five Lombardi trophies. He added that the tradition of S...

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Two Kenyan runners finish on top at Boston Marathon

Two Kenyan runners finish on top at Boston Marathon

When she was discovered, after the marathon had already started, the race director tried to rip her bib numbers off her back. Switzer finished anyway, and came back eight more times. I was terrifi...

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Neil Gorsuch becomes 113th US Supreme Court Justice

Neil Gorsuch becomes 113th US Supreme Court Justice

Gorsuch took the Constitutional Oath in a private ceremony, administered by Chief Justice John Roberts in the Supreme Court's Justice's Conference Room. The term's last set of cases to be heard later ...

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Holy Saturday well-spent, city ready for Easter Sunday

Christ has risen indeed. Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, as Pope Francis and others expressed concern over embattled communities in the cradle of the faith following church ...

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US Republicans shaken by electoral setback in Georgia

US Republicans shaken by electoral setback in Georgia

A first place finish for Ossoff was expected as Democrats in the traditionally red suburban Atlanta district heavily favored the 30-year-old first-time candidate, while Republicans spread their vote...

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