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  • Associated Press

    Trump visits Arlington cemetery for holiday commemoration

    WASHINGTON (December 15, 2018) — President Donald Trump made an unannounced visit to Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday for a holiday commemoration.

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    Trump says Interior Secretary Zinke leaving administration

    WASHINGTON (December 15, 2018) — President Donald Trump says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who’s facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will leave the administration at year’s end.

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    Senators ask FBI to investigate Blackmun for lying to panel

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 14, 2018) -- Two lawmakers are asking the Justice Department and FBI to look into whether former U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun lied to a Senate panel in testimony about the handling of sex-abuse allegations against Larry Nassar.

  • Associated Press

    Trump picks budget head Mulvaney to be next chief of staff

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 14, 2018) — President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job.

  • Associated Press

    Michigan governor signs measures to scale-back initiatives

    LANSING, Mich. (December 14, 2018) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed Republican-backed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise the minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers.

  • Associated Press

    Wisconsin's Walker signs sweeping lame-duck GOP bills

    MADISON, Wis. (December 14, 2018) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation Friday that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, brushing aside complaints that he is enabling a brazen power grab and ignoring the will of voters.

  • Associated Press

    White House dismisses Cohen accusations as lies

    WASHINGTON (December 14, 2018) — The White House is dismissing the accusations from President Donald Trump's former  that Trump directed hush money payments to two women during the presidential campaign to buy their silence about alleged affairs.

  • Associated Press

    McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

    PHOENIX (December 14, 2018) — Arizona's governor says U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will resign at the end of the year from the U.S. Senate seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of Sen. Jon McCain.

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