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June 15, 2017 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said Thursday, hoping to break a stalemate in a war that has now passed to a third U.S. commander in chief. The deployment will be the largest of American manpower under...
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June 13, 2017 - 11:01 am
(AP) _ President Donald Trump is complaining that vacancies in his administration are dragging on because of delays at the government's ethics office. But data from the Office of Government Ethics show that it's actually moving faster on nominations than it did under President Barack Obama. With...
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May 31, 2017 - 6:09 pm
COVINGTON, La. (AP) -- Skeptics of Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy's alternative to the Affordable Care Act moaned and jeered at him during a town hall in Louisiana Wednesday, and when he said he's "neutral" on the Paris Accords to combat climate change, members of the audience groaned. One shouted, "...
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May 31, 2017 - 9:35 am
New information related to the investigations into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election floods the news media and social media daily, sometimes hourly. The amount of new information coming out is overwhelming. At this point, the information is just that – information. No...
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May 04, 2017 - 1:24 pm
Relieved Republicans have pushed their prized health care bill through the House. The mostly party-line 217-213 vote advances a bill that addresses their longtime pledge to erase the 2010 Obama health care law. Thursday's vote sends the measure to the Senate. Many senators consider the House bill...
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May 04, 2017 - 8:56 am
(AP) _ President Donald Trump is criticizing former President Barack Obama's national security adviser for declining to testify at a Senate hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump tweeted Thursday that it is "not good'' that Susan Rice is choosing not to attend. Rice's attorney...
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April 26, 2017 - 11:12 am
(AP) - President Donald Trump has signed an executive order mandating the review of dozens of national monuments designated by his predecessors over the past 20 years. Trump's move could upend protections of federal lands in Utah and other states. Trump says during an appearance at the Interior...
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April 12, 2017 - 11:44 am
After opening the show yesterday with positive comments about White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s recent public performances, he made a comment about Hitler before our first hour ended. About 1:50 pm yesterday, I found out that Sean Spicer had essentially said that Syrian President Assad was...
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April 11, 2017 - 8:19 pm
(WWL.com) -- Most Louisiana residents approve of Medicaid expansion, according to an LSU survey. Director of the LSU Public Policy Research Lab, Dr. Michael Henderson says 72 percent of respondents for the 2017 Louisiana Survey approve of the expansion. He says the approval rating for the...
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April 10, 2017 - 3:48 pm
President Trump ordered the launching of 59 cruise missiles to strike the Syrian airbase where the recent chemical attack originated from. Now that he has ordered a military strike in Syria, does that mean America is going to war? To help me try and get a handle on this, I spoke with Ibrahim al-...
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