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March 28, 2017 - 8:46 am
TRUMP-RUSSIA-PROBE-GRAHAM GOP senator says House intel chairman put his 'objectivity in question' WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator says the House intelligence chairman has "put his objectivity in question" when it comes to investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Sen...
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March 28, 2017 - 8:39 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Montgomery AP Bureau at 334-262-5947 or apalabama@ap.org The New...
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March 28, 2017 - 8:31 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Texas. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 972-991-2100. A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change...
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March 27, 2017 - 6:16 pm
Good evening! Here's a look at how AP's news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Montgomery AP Bureau at 334-262-5947 or apalabama@ap.org The New...
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House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. reacts to a reporters question on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 23, 2017, following a Freedom Caucus meeting. Just a few months ago, Republicans were cheering their good fortune, an all-Republican monopoly in Washington and the opportunity to push a conservative agenda to remake the federal government. After the health care vote, it’s clear winning can’t overcome the deep divisions in their ranks. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 27, 2017 - 2:29 am
The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era. The unmitigated failure of the GOP bill to replace Obamacare underscored that Republicans are a party of upstart firebrands, old-guard conservatives and...
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March 26, 2017 - 12:55 pm
Good afternoon! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Dallas AP at 972-991-2100, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email: aptexas@ap.org A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast,...
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March 26, 2017 - 8:57 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Is it raining in Texas? That depends on who you ask. The rainy day fund contains $10-plus billion at a time when slumping oil prices have left the state facing a potential $6 billion shortfall just to maintain current spending levels in the 2018-2019 budget the Legislature is...
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March 25, 2017 - 10:59 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers are trying to conclude budget talks Saturday, faced with the prospect of cutting state spending as much as 4 percent compared to what they originally budgeted for this year. House and Senate leaders are supposed to agree by Saturday night on dozens of...
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March 25, 2017 - 8:53 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections. A bill pending in the Legislature would allow pot growers and retailers to reclassify...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, Gov. Brian Sandoval receives a standing ovation at the conclusion of his state of the state address at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev. Failure of the Republican bill to overhaul Obama's health care law is welcomed by many governors, primarily in states that had expanded Medicaid. They worried that the changes to the state-federal health care program would have been passed onto their states, forcing them to spend billions more or see thousands of residents dropped from coverage.(Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
March 25, 2017 - 6:35 am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Governors of both parties had warned Congress for weeks that the Republican health care bill threatened to saddle their states with big costs and potentially leave millions of people without coverage, especially because of the cutbacks planned to Medicaid. The bill's...
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