Legislature

President Donald Trump speaks about the ongoing situation in Charlottesville, Va., at Trump National Golf Club, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 13, 2017 - 1:01 pm
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Republicans and Democrats for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists in the aftermath of violent clashes in Virginia, with lawmakers saying he needs to take a public stand against groups that espouse racism and hate...
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Anti-government demonstrators holds a poster that reads in Spanish "The jails won't shut the truth" and the image of opposition leader arrested Antonio Ledezma during a protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Opposition members called a demonstration to protest the seating of a special assembly to rewrite the constitution. Observers will be closely watching the turnout as the arrest of several mayors and the opposition's decision to compete in regional elections despite concerns the election for the constitutional assembly was marred by fraud. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 13, 2017 - 12:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin American (all times local): 12:20 p.m. A Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee is throwing cold water on President Donald Trump's statement that he's not ruling out a "military option" to help resolve the...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2017 file photo, U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz waves after addressing the Utah GOP Convention in Sandy, Utah. The Republican race to fill the congressional seat abandoned by Utah's Jason Chaffetz is pitting the state's GOP establishment against further-right conservatives split over two candidates. The winner of Tuesday's primary will be the overwhelming favorite in the November special election in a district where Republican voters outnumber Democrats five-to-one. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
August 13, 2017 - 11:05 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Republican race to fill a Utah congressional seat abandoned by Jason Chaffetz is pitting the party establishment, which is backing a popular mayor with a Democratic past, against further-right conservatives who are divided between two candidates with support from national...
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President Donald Trump speaks about the ongoing situation in Charlottesville, Va., at Trump National Golf Club, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 13, 2017 - 10:29 am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Republicans and Democrats for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists in the aftermath of violent clashes in Virginia, with lawmakers saying he needs to take a public stand against groups that espouse racism and hate...
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2017, file photo, Alabama Republican Sen. Luther Strange waves to constituents before a Republican Senate candidate forum in Pelham, Ala. President Donald Trump’s feud with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hasn’t yet become an all-out political proxy war. A super PAC aligned with Trump intends to help Strange’s bid for re-election _ even though Strange is the candidate favored by McConnell. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
August 13, 2017 - 9:55 am
PIKE ROAD, Ala. (AP) — On a humid afternoon, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, on his campaign bus named the Drain the Swamp Express, pulled into a central Alabama farmer's market and said he is the true conservative to help enact the agenda of President Donald Trump. Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore in...
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This photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, shows an open session of the Iranian parliament in Tehran, Iran. Iran's parliament voted overwhelmingly Sunday to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, chanting "Death to America" in a direct challenge to Washington's newest sanctions on the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
August 13, 2017 - 9:30 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Chanting "Death to America," Iran's parliament voted unanimously Sunday to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, part of a sanctions bill mirroring a new U.S. law targeting the country. While...
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This photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, shows an open session of the Iranian parliament in Tehran, Iran. Iran's parliament voted overwhelmingly Sunday to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, chanting "Death to America" in a direct challenge to Washington's newest sanctions on the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
August 13, 2017 - 5:48 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament voted overwhelmingly Sunday to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, chanting "Death to America" in a direct challenge to Washington's newest sanctions on the Islamic Republic. The...
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August 13, 2017 - 5:08 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament voted overwhelmingly Sunday to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, chanting "Death to America" in a direct challenge to Washington's newest sanctions on the Islamic Republic. The...
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August 13, 2017 - 3:15 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament overwhelmingly has voted to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard in response to recent new American sanctions. In a session Sunday, 240 lawmakers voted for the bill, with only one abstention. Iran's state-...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2014 file photo, Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, center, walks down the hallway pushing his son, Eli, as he is accompanied by wife Trina Scott Edwards, right, and Charlotte Guedry, left, before speaking at the Baton Rouge Press Club in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana's four-term former governor Edwards is having an ostentatious 90th birthday bash, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. The powerful and charismatic Edwards was the dominant figure in Louisiana politics for decades before he went to federal prison for a corruption conviction. Out of prison for six years, he's got a wife five decades his junior, a 4-year-old son and continued popularity in his home state. (AP Photo/Travis Spradling, File)
August 12, 2017 - 10:06 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A more traditional person might call it crass, an ostentatious 90th birthday bash with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. But then, no one would call Louisiana's four-term former governor, Edwin Edwards — the convicted felon with a wife five decades his junior, a 4-year-...
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