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U.S. attorney general nominee will not target law-abiding marijuana businesses

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday he disagreed with a decision by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to...

U.S. acting AG Whitaker to testify before House panel on February 8

U.S. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, whose unorthodox appointment by President Donald Trump has raised concerns among Democrats about the future of the...

Nearly 4 in 10 have firsthand experience with U.S. shutdown: poll

Nearly four in 10 adults in the United States say they are either personally affected by the partial U.S. government shutdown or they know someone who is, according to a...

NJ governor calls for expansion of voting rights

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) on Tuesday used his State of the State address to call for expanding voting rights to younger residents and… <a...

Federal judge: Government employees can’t refuse to work unpaid during partial shutdown

A federal judge on Tuesday denied a temporary restraining order aimed at blocking federal agencies from ordering employees deemed essential to work without pay during...

Dem Rep: Stop Drunk Driving by Requiring Breathalyzers in Cars

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D., Mich.) has a plan to reduce drunk driving: Put breathalyzers in all vehicles. <a...

King regrets ‘heartburn’ over white supremacist comment

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said in an address on the House floor Friday he made a “freshman mistake” in agreeing to an interview with The New York Times in...

GOP senator: Republicans with opinions like Steve King’s damage party, nation

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) tore into fellow Republican Rep. Steve King (Iowa) on Friday after King questioned how terms such as “white supremacist”  and...

Trump touts plan to change visas for skilled foreign workers

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he plans changes to the H-1B program that grants temporary visas for specialty occupations such as technology or medicine, but...

Stacey Abrams meets with top Democrats about 2020 Senate run

Stacey Abrams, the former Democratic gubernatorial nominee in Georgia, met with top Senate Democrats this week to discuss a possible challenge to Sen. David Perdue...