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  • Associated Press

    Bush, president and patriarch, is home for Texas burial

    HOUSTON (December 6, 2018) — George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest Thursday in Texas.

  • Associated Press

    Nation bids goodbye to Bush with high praise, cannons, humor

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 5, 2018) — The nation bid goodbye to George H.W. Bush with high praise, cannon salutes and gentle humor Wednesday, celebrating the life of the Texan who embraced a lifetime of service in Washington and was the last president to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral as a fourth — George W. Bush — eulogized his dad as “the brightest of a thousand points of light.”

  • Associated Press

    George W Bush says he called dad 'wonderful'

    WASHINGTON (December 5, 2018) — Former President George W. Bush says he told his father just before he died that he had been a "wonderful dad" and that he loved him. Delivering a eulogy at the elder Bush's funeral on Wednesday, George W. Bush said his father's "last words on earth were 'I love you, too.'"

  • Associated Press

    Wisconsin Senate limits governor's power

    MADISON, Wis. (December 5, 2018) — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate has passed a sweeping measure taking power away from the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, and reducing how long early voting can take place.

  • Associated Press

    After CIA briefing, senators lay blame on Saudi crown prince (1)

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2018) — Breaking with President Donald Trump, senators leaving a briefing with CIA Director Gina Haspel on Tuesday said they are even more convinced that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • Associated Press

    Ballot fraud investigation muddies North Carolina election

    RALEIGH, N.C. (Dec. 4, 2018) — Allegations of flagrant absentee ballot fraud in a North Carolina district have thrown the Election Day results of one of the nation’s last unresolved midterm congressional races into question.

  • Associated Press

    Mueller recommends no prison for Flynn, citing cooperation

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2018) — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel’s Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn’t do any prison time, according to a court filing Tuesday that describes Michael Flynn’s cooperation as “substantial.”

  • Associated Press

    GOP campaign arm reports ‘cyber intrusion’

    WASHINGTON (December 4, 2018) — The National Republican Congressional Committee said Tuesday that it was hit with a “cyber intrusion” during the 2018 midterm campaigns and has reported the breach to the FBI.

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