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May 15, 2019 - 3:05 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act Wednesday, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act. To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a...
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CBS
March 29, 2019 - 1:30 pm
The Georgia House gave final approval Friday to a "fetal heartbeat" abortion ban outlawing almost all abortions in the state -- bucking intense opposition from abortion rights groups, citizens and doctors. A heartbeat can be detected in an embryo as early as six weeks, before many women know they...
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USA Today
March 25, 2019 - 7:22 am
Democrats are renewing their calls for the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's entire report in the wake of Attorney General William Barr releasing a summary Sunday of Mueller's findings. Mueller concluded that the Trump campaign did not conspire or coordinate with the Russian...
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March 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal. The...
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CBS
February 27, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Falmouth, Mass. – A woman who was charged after confronting a man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat inside a Mexican restaurant in Falmouth, Massachusetts, was taken into custody by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The agency said she was in the country illegally, CBS Boston...
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AP
February 05, 2019 - 7:42 am
(CBS News) -- Bringing guests to the House chamber for the State of the Union address has a long tradition. Lawmakers can each bring one guest, while the president may invite two dozen guests to sit in the first lady's box. The speaker of the House may also bring 24 guests to sit in the speaker's...
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AP
February 04, 2019 - 7:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks...
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January 24, 2019 - 1:39 pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Assemblyman Brian Maienschein, who represents the northeastern San Diego County area, announced today that he has left the Republican Party and has re-registered as a Democrat. In a statement regarding his re-registration, Maienschein issued a rebuke to a political party he feels...
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Getty
January 18, 2019 - 12:38 pm
(CBS News) -- As the partial government shutdown enters day 28 with no talks planned to break the stalemate over funding for President Trump's border wall, Republican Congressman Will Hurd is calling on a solution to U.S. border security with an emphasis on technology — not a physical barrier. "...
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January 15, 2019 - 11:28 am
(CBS News) -- Republican leaders are stepping up their pressure on Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King after he made comments defending white supremacy and white nationalism, with the number three House Republican leader saying he should not be in Congress. "I think he should find another line of work...
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