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N Carolina pro-ERA forces hopeful it will be in Constitution

North Carolina supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment say a pro-ratification vote last week in Nevada and women's activism following President Donald Trump's election are encouraging
Published: 03/27/17
Stocks pare their losses as health care companies climb

Stocks pare their losses as health care companies climb

After falling sharply in the morning, U.S. stock indexes clawed back most of their losses and were down only modestly in afternoon trading
Published: 03/27/17
AP FACT CHECK: Obama, Trump had role in Flint water relief

AP FACT CHECK: Obama, Trump had role in Flint water relief

Both President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama had a hand in last week's grant of $100 million to address lead in the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, despite a report that seeks to give Trump the credit for the funding
Published: 03/27/17

Ex-Indiana GOP head joins veteran Pence aide's lobbying firm

Former Indiana Republican Party chairman Jeff Cardwell has joined a lobbying firm started by a longtime top staffer to Vice President Mike Pence
Published: 03/26/17

National Popular Vote bill still alive, awaits House action

It's now up to the House of Representatives to decide whether Connecticut joins other states wanting to pool their Electoral College votes for president
Published: 03/25/17
Florida legislators take on hard-line immigration policies

Florida legislators take on hard-line immigration policies

The election of President Donald Trump is giving new impetus to state lawmakers in pushing measures seen as tough on immigration but that have gone nowhere in the Florida Legislature in recent years
Published: 03/25/17
House chairman apologizes to colleagues after Trump briefing

House chairman apologizes to colleagues after Trump briefing

The chairman of the House intelligence committee has privately apologized to colleagues in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a probe of Russian interference in the election
Published: 03/24/17
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's truths can come from wisps of info

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's truths can come from wisps of info

Despite all the government information he has at his command, President Donald Trump forms some of his most contentious opinions from other sources entirely
Published: 03/24/17
Will final health care deal match Trump's campaign pitch?

Will final health care deal match Trump's campaign pitch?

President Donald Trump may be willing to make a deal to get a Republican health care law passed, but he could wind up with a plan that doesn't line up with some of his campaign promises
Published: 03/23/17

Iowa Senate Republicans propose shortening early voting time

Iowa Senate Republicans have amended a voter identification bill to reduce the number of early voting days
Published: 03/23/17