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Monday, May 22, 2017

National Politics

Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

After saying he was "very close" to naming a new FBI director, President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One on Friday for his first foreign trip without making any comment about the future leadership of the law enforcement agency
Published: 05/19/17

Conservative beats centrist in GOP congressional primary

Conservative Ralph Norman has beaten the more centrist, establishment candidate for the Republican nomination for an open U.S. House seat in South Carolina and now faces the task of keeping the seat in GOP hands
Published: 05/19/17

Negativity grows in governor's race as primary day nears

The Democratic and Republican candidates competing to succeed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie officially put the debates in the rearview mirror and are zooming toward next month's primary with increasingly negative attacks
Published: 05/19/17
Russians increasingly indifferent to Trump, US turmoil

Russians increasingly indifferent to Trump, US turmoil

While their country has become a daily source of headlines and political intrigue in the United States, most Russians are watching the drama over President Donald Trump's relationship with Moscow with resignation, even indifference
Published: 05/19/17
Kellyanne Conway tells Trump's supporters to ignore critics

Kellyanne Conway tells Trump's supporters to ignore critics

President Donald Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway has told supporters in New Hampshire they should "just ignore" his critics and the incessant chatter about the scandals dogging him
Published: 05/19/17
Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

President Donald Trump says he is "very close" to naming a new FBI director to replace the one he fired more than a week ago
Published: 05/18/17
Kobach says he won't pre-judge voter fraud panel's findings

Kobach says he won't pre-judge voter fraud panel's findings

Kris Kobach prepares to help lead a new presidential commission on election fraud by touting what he says are significant problems he uncovered in Kansas
Published: 05/18/17

Snyder calls for special election after lawmaker's suicide

Gov. Rick Snyder is calling for a special election to fill the vacant seat of a lawmaker who committed suicide.
Published: 05/18/17
Salem congressman responds to Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet

Salem congressman responds to Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet

A Massachusetts congressman is taking issue with President Donald Trump's claim that he is the target of "single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history."
Published: 05/18/17

Utah governor: Chaffetz seat could be filled in 2-4 months

Gov. Gary Herbert says he will call a special election to fill Rep. Jason Chaffetz's seat if the congressman announces he's resigning early, as he's expected to do
Published: 05/18/17