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President Donald Trump launched what he calls a "big week" for his infrastructure plan, which envisions $1.5 trillion in spending over a decade to rebuild roads and highways. The plan would fulfill a key campaign goal but rely heavily on state and local government budgets to become a reality. Show More Summary
Inside a vacant former maximum-security prison, the Pentagon has nearly finished building a new health clinic with nearby surgical and radiological suites. Soon, contractors will add furniture, equipment and put … Click to Continue ...
Kendall Wesenberg often hears about how she’s the epitome of California cool in a sport that would make most Golden State residents break into a cold sweat if they tried … Click to Continue »
It wasn’t long ago that fiscal responsibility was a mainstream Republican rallying cry. This was not lost on Senator Rand Paul who briefly shut the government down Friday morning over spending increases. … Click to Continue »
Donald Trump has equivocated in condemning violent neo-Nazis, he was slow to disavow the Ku Klux Klan and a host of white supremacists say they have been encouraged by his … Click to Continue »
John F. Kelly was brought in to restore order to a chaotic West Wing. But recently, the White House chief of staff has been finding himself at the center of the controversy. … Click to Continue »
Ted Cruz is holding up the confirmation of a key agriculture nominee to help oil refiners in his home state of Texas – infuriating some of the Iowans who fueled … Click to Continue »
California officials and clean air advocates are increasingly concerned the Trump administration may attempt to unravel a key program to drive down greenhouse gas emissions from automobile fleets while also … Click to Continue »
Mick Mulvaney, a former South Carolina congressman who now serves as President Donald Trump's budget director, is a leading contender to replace White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, according … Click to Continue »
Tea party Republicans arrived in Washington seven years ago with a clear, loud message from angry voters: Slash spending. But once again, spending is going way up. “Part of our … Click to Continue »
When unauthorized software found its way onto the network of a small Tennessee hospital, the culprits didn’t ask for ransom. They didn’t steal records. What they did was silently harness … Click to Continue »
A growing chorus of Kansas Statehouse leaders is calling for revisions in a sweeping confidentiality agreement that legislative interns must sign. A Star investigation last month found that interns are … Click to Continue »
Voters in some of the state’s biggest counties, including Wake and Mecklenburg, will see some unfamiliar names on their ballots come November. A U.S. Supreme Court decision Tuesday reset district … Click to Continue »
An outspoken California lawmaker who has been at the forefront of the Capitol’s anti-sexual harassment movement is herself under investigation for allegedly groping a former legislative staff member. Daniel Fierro, … Click to Contin...
Briauna Jones fought back tears as she sat in the audience as members of the women’s U.S. Olympic bobsled team spoke from a stage about her unglamorous job at the … Click to Continue »
The House narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown and clearing a path for huge spending increases for both the Pentagon and domestic programs. The 240-186 vote sent the 400 billion US dollar spending plan to President Donald Trump, who has promised to sign it. … Click to Continue »
Briauna Jones, an alternate on the women's bobsled squad for Team USA, credits former UNCC track coach Bob Olesen for taking a chance on her and convincing her to take up the sport. … Click to Continue »
They touched off a political debate that has roiled American politics for years and even briefly shut down the entire federal government last month. But for all their political impact, … Click to Continue »
The U.S. government’s efforts to fight human trafficking are stronger than ever, according to the Justice Department. But those working with victims on the ground say there’s a new problem: … Click to Continue »
Nearly two-dozen senators from both parties want to offer legislation next week that would protect almost 700,000 undocumented immigrants from deportation, but they're stuck on whether their measure should protect … Click to Continu...