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March 16, 2017 - 11:00 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL UPDATE: 'No palace intrigue,' Ryan says of health bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says President Donald Trump is deeply involved in efforts to scrap Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and helping GOP leaders persuade reluctant lawmakers. Speaking to reporters...
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March 16, 2017 - 6:57 am
TRUMP-BUDGET UPDATE: WH unveils Trump budget WASHINGTON (AP) — Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump's proposed $1.15 trillion budget, just unveiled this morning. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an array of international and cultural programs...
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March 16, 2017 - 2:48 am
TRUMP-BUDGET Trump budget slashes agency money to boost defense spending WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the military...
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March 16, 2017 - 1:01 am
TRUMP-BUDGET UPDATE: Trump budget slashes agency money to boost defense spending WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the...
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A portion of President Donald Trump's first proposed budget, focusing on the Department of Defense, and released by the Office of Management and Budget, is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen departments to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
March 15, 2017 - 11:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen departments to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Thursday's scheduled budget...
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A portion of President Donald Trump's first proposed budget, focusing on the Department of Defense, and released by the Office of Management and Budget, is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen departments to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
March 15, 2017 - 11:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the military and a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Thursday's scheduled...
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In this March 7, 2017 file photo. Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes his the state of the state address to the joint session of the legislature in Tallahassee. Gov. Scott and other top Florida officials and lawmakers frequently complain about government spending, but an investigation by The Associated Press has found that they've paid private attorneys nearly $250 million to advance and defend their agendas. The state also has had to pay the fees of its opponents' lawyers after losing battles to test welfare recipients for drugs, trim voter registration lists, and cut funding for children on Medicaid. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
March 13, 2017 - 5:02 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott and other top Florida Republicans frequently complain about government spending, but they have quietly spent more than $237 million on private lawyers to advance and defend their agendas, an Associated Press investigation has found. Florida taxpayers also...
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White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, right, accompanied by White House strategist Stephen Bannon, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 23, 2017 - 3:35 pm
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump's top aides on Thursday delivered one overriding message to the thousands of conservative activists gathered for their annual conference outside of Washington: Don't blow it. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, White House chief of...
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In this Feb. 14, 2017, photo, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Beneath the capital’s radar looms a catchall spending package that’s likely to top $1 trillion. It could get embroiled in the politics of building Trump’s wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a budget-busting Pentagon request. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 21, 2017 - 7:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches. Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem — a catchall spending package that's likely to top $1 trillion and could get embroiled in the politics of building Trump's wall at the U...
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A street vendor carries baskets as other pedestrians walk at a market area in Athens, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Greece remains dependent on bailout loans from its partners in the eurozone to pay its debts and protect it from bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
February 20, 2017 - 1:48 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what economic reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro this summer. The creditors also hinted that they would temper their demands...
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