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MADISON, Wis. | Paul Ryan lists immigration, debt as biggest regrets

MADISON, Wis.— Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan says his two biggest regrets as he prepares to leave office are not successfully dealing with immigration and the national debt. The Republican lawmaker sat for an interview Thursday with The Washington Post as he prepares to retire after 20 years in Congress. Ryan says if the national … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Paul Ryan lists immigration, debt as biggest regrets

BRUSSELS | EU seals Brexit deal as May faces a hard sell at home

BRUSSELS— After months of hesitation, stop-and-start negotiations and resignations, Britain and the European Union on Sunday finally sealed an agreement governing the U.K.’s departure from the bloc next year. So much for the easy part. British Prime Minister Theresa May must now sell the deal to her divided Parliament — a huge task considering the … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU seals Brexit deal as May faces a hard sell at home

WASHINGTON | Nielsen’s DHS replacement to face same border challenges

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump and Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen never quite clicked personally as the president chafed at her explanations of complicated immigration issues and her inability to bring about massive changes at the U.S.-Mexico border. With Nielsen’s departure now considered inevitable, her eventual replacement will find there’s no getting around the immigration laws … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Nielsen’s DHS replacement to face same border challenges

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wants DACA fight to go to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 10:10 a.m. President Donald Trump says he hopes a legal battle over an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation goes to the Supreme Court. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday decided to keep in place … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wants DACA fight to go to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON | AP survey: Health care, immigration high on voters’ minds

WASHINGTON  — Health care and immigration were high on voters’ minds as they cast ballots in the midterm elections, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate conducted by The Associated Press. AP VoteCast also shows a majority of voters considered President Donald Trump a factor in their votes. Control of the Senate and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP survey: Health care, immigration high on voters’ minds

BELGRADE, Mont. | The Latest: Trump says campaigning in Montana is personal

BELGRADE, Mont.  — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is pushing back on criticism that he is focusing too much on immigration rhetoric during the closing days of the election season. Trump rallied Republicans in Montana on Saturday. He said he does also talk about economic gains, … Continue reading BELGRADE, Mont. | The Latest: Trump says campaigning in Montana is personal