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Trump, Barr still at odds over president’s tweets

By Michael Balsamo, Colleen Long and Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by a public rebuke from his attorney general, President Donald Trump says he has the "legal right" to intervene in criminal cases and sidestep…

Democrats sort things out as polls close in New Hampshire

By Steve Peoples, Kathleen Ronayne and Hunter Woodall Associated Press MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Polls closed across New Hampshire Tuesday night as fiery progressive Bernie Sanders fought for Democratic front-runner status in the…

Trump’s election-year budget revisits rejected cuts

By Andrew Taylor Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.8 trillion election year budget plan on Monday that recycles previously rejected cuts to domestic programs like food stamps and Medicaid to…

Staffer who testified against Trump booted from White House

By Deb Riechmann Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The decorated soldier and national security aide who played a central role in the Democrats' impeachment case against President Donald Trump was escorted out of the White House…

Trump blasts those who tried to remove him from office

By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed his fury against those who tried to remove him from office at a prayer breakfast Thursday, a daay after his acquittal by…

Mitt Romney: Trump should be removed from office

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on the verge of acquittal by the Senate, bringing an end to only the third presidential  impeachment trial  in American history in a…

Secretary of State: 16-year-olds are not registered to vote

By Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – While the information for approximately 4,700 16-year-olds was forwarded from the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office to the Illinois State Board of Elections as part of an automatic…

Trump, Bloomberg exchange Super Bowl ads

By Jill Colvin Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg used use his Super Bowl ad to highlight his efforts to combat gun violence, while President Donald Trump focused on his economic…

Final vote in Trump trial may happen next week

By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker and Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is considering pushing off final acquittal in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial until next week under a proposal being negotiated Friday…