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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senate to take up Trump plan to end shutdown

WASHINGTON—Jan 19, 2019—The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans Senate action this coming week on President Donald Trump’s plan to end the partial government shutdown. But the plan faces an uphill path in the Senate and virtually no chance of survival in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senate to take up Trump plan to end shutdown

WASHINGTON | House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors

WASHINGTON  — The top lawmakers on two House committees will interview Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein next week about reports that he had discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump. The announcement on Thursday that Rosenstein will sit for a transcribed interview Oct. 24 comes after weeks of negotiations over the meeting. The two Republican chairmen … Continue reading WASHINGTON | House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors

Top Democrats go on attack at final governor primary debate

CHICAGO/March 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The top Democratic candidates for Illinois governor went after each other in a spirited debate Wednesday, with billionaire J.B. Pritzker denying claims he used offshore accounts to avoid taxes and rivals Chris Kennedy and Daniel Biss saying he’s unfit to be the party’s nominee. “You do not want a liar … Continue reading Top Democrats go on attack at final governor primary debate