Politics

July 29, 2017 - 1:45 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Elaine Duke — who's set to become acting U.S. homeland secretary on Monday — has the rare distinction of serving in high-level positions in three administrations. She was DHS undersecretary for management from 2008 to 2010, tapped by President George W. Bush and kept on by...
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July 29, 2017 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to repeal the Obama-era health law - or risk a political nightmare in next year's elections. The Senate's...
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July 29, 2017 - 11:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price; John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign; Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Price; Sen. Susan...
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July 29, 2017 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price; John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign; Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — To be announced ___...
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July 29, 2017 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly is a battle-hardened commander who would bring a background of military discipline and order to President Donald Trump's roiling White House as the new chief of staff. Kelly's experience as Homeland Security secretary and a veteran of three tours in...
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FILE -- In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, parole agents Andrew Correa, left, and Clint Cooley, right, talk with a sex-offender parolee they located by tracking the global positioning device he wears, in Sacramento, There are as many homeless sex offenders in California now as 2½ years ago when a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned restrictions on where they can live was seen as a way to increase housing options and allow law enforcement to better track them. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
July 29, 2017 - 9:57 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has as many homeless sex offenders now as it did 2½ years ago, when a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned restrictions on where they could live was seen as a way to increase housing options and allow law enforcement to better track them. Sex offenders...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 29, 2017 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law has led to finger-pointing but also has left the party with wounded leaders and no evident way ahead on an issue that won't go away. In an astonishing cliff-hanger, the GOP-run Senate...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 29, 2017 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law has led to finger-pointing but also has left the party with wounded leaders and no evident way ahead on an issue that won't go away. In an astonishing cliff-hanger, the GOP-run Senate...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 29, 2017 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law has led to finger-pointing but also has left the party with wounded leaders and no evident way ahead on an issue that won't go away. In an astonishing cliff-hanger, the GOP-run Senate...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 29, 2017 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law has led to finger-pointing but also has left the party with wounded leaders and no evident way ahead on an issue that won't go away. In an astonishing cliff-hanger, the GOP-run Senate...
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