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  • Associated Press

    Republicans ask to stay order blocking lame-duck laws

    MADISON, Wis. (March 22, 2019) — Wisconsin Republicans asked an appeals court Friday to immediately reinstate GOP-backed laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, sparking a flurry of legal maneuvering as both sides jockeyed for position before the court makes a decision.

  • Associated Press

    Joe Biden faces a challenge winning over progressives

    WASHINGTON (March 22, 2019) — Joe Biden says he has “the most progressive record” of any Democrat running, or mulling a run, in 2020. But many progressive activists disagree.

  • Associated Press

    Multiple 2020 Democrats say they won't attend AIPAC summit

    WASHINGTON (March 21, 2019) — Multiple Democratic presidential candidates said Thursday that they won’t attend the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual conference in Washington next week.

  • Associated Press

    Trump says Israel sovereign over Golan Heights

    JERUSALEM (March 21, 2019) — President Donald Trump says that it's time to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

  • Associated Press

    Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law signed

    JACKSON, Miss. (March 21, 2019) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that bans most abortions once the baby's heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.

  • Associated Press

    Trump to order colleges to back free speech or lose funding

    WASHINGTON (March 21, 2019) - President Donald Trump is expected to order U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal funding.

  • Associated Press

    Pompeo heads to Lebanon, where Hezbollah is at peak strength

    BEIRUT (March 21, 2019) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hopes to use his first visit to Lebanon this week to step up pressure on Iran and its local ally, Hezbollah. But he could face resistance even from America's local allies, who fear that pushing too hard could spark a backlash and endanger the tiny country's fragile peace.

  • Associated Press

    Trump says IS territory in Syria nearly eliminated

    WASHINGTON (March 20, 2019) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the last pocket of the Islamic State’s land in Syria will be liberated by U.S.-backed forces “by tonight.”

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