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Too Casual? Conway's Oval Office Couch Kneel Sparks Debate

Too Casual? Conway's Oval Office Couch Kneel Sparks Debate

Photos of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch with her shoes on have sparked an online debate about decorum in the executive mansion. Conway is seen perched on her knees on...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 02:13 AM PST

Trump Looks to Refocus His Presidency in Address to Congress

Trump Looks to Refocus His Presidency in Address to Congress

With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected. His allies hope it will help him move beyond...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 06:22 PM PST

Feds No Longer Opposed to Key Part of Texas Voter ID Law

Feds No Longer Opposed to Key Part of Texas Voter ID Law

The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it is abandoning its longstanding opposition to a key aspect of Texas' toughest-in-the-nation voter ID law, costing voting rights groups their most important ally and...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 07:25 PM PST

GOP Blocks Bid to Force Trump to Release Tax Returns

GOP Blocks Bid to Force Trump to Release Tax Returns

House Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to Congress. Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell of New Jersey said Monday that Congress has a...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 06:03 PM PST

House Probe Into Russia Ties to Trump Off to a Rocky Start

House Probe Into Russia Ties to Trump Off to a Rocky Start

A simmering dispute between leaders of the House intelligence committee spilled into the public Monday over an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia, even as they pledged to...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 02:52 PM PST

Records Show EPA's Pruitt Used Private Email, Despite Denial

Records Show EPA's Pruitt Used Private Email, Despite Denial

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt occasionally used private email to communicate with staff while serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, despite telling Congress that he had always used...

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New Rules Could Make Undocumented Immigrants Hide: Experts

New Rules Could Make Undocumented Immigrants Hide: Experts

In El Paso, Texas, Carmen Ramos and her friends have developed a network to keep each other updated by text message on where immigration checkpoints have been set up. She also makes sure she does everything by...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 03:30 PM PST

Schumer Predicts 'Obamacare' Will Survive

Schumer Predicts 'Obamacare' Will Survive

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer predicted Monday that the Affordable Care Act will survive amid what he called a White House and GOP in disarray. Schumer said the law, also referred to as "Obamacare,"...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 04:43 PM PST

Senate Confirms Billionaire Ross as Commerce Secretary

Senate Confirms Billionaire Ross as Commerce Secretary

The Senate on Monday confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team. The vote was 72-27.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 07:48 AM PST

US Teens Disillusioned, Divided by Politics: Poll

US Teens Disillusioned, Divided by Politics: Poll

In the days after President Donald Trump's election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense. It was an unusual show of political engagement...

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