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Trump adviser Bannon won't be charged in Florida vote probeFlorida prosecutors say White House senior adviser Steve Bannon will not face charges related to his registration to vote in Miami despite spending most of his time elsewhere
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Sessions seeks to speed deportation of federal inmatesAttorney General Jeff Sessions is announcing a plan to speed up the deportation of immigrants in the country illegally who have been convicted of federal crimes
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FILE- In this July 16, 2016 file photo, Roger Stone, center, then an adviser to Donald Trump, speaks to reporters in New York. A lawyer for Republican operative Stone says his client is so busy preparing for a possible grilling by the U.S. Senate intelligence committee, that he doesn’t have time to attend the opening of his civil defamation trial in New York City. Stone was subpoenaed to testify this week, but his lawyer asked the judge for a delay on Wednesday. The judge denied that request. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Roger Stone: I'll beat suit even if jury thinks I'm a devilRepublican strategist Roger Stone says jurors may think he's "the devil" but he still expects to beat a defamation lawsuit in New York accusing him of circulating a mailer calling a political candidate a sexual predator
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Shutdown? GOP says no as it tries to save Trump prioritiesPresident Donald Trump and Republican leaders are trying to salvage priorities like his wall along the Mexico border and immediate increases in defense spending without stumbling into a politically toxic government shutdown in another month
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In this March 29, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a women's empowerment panel in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare is dead. Well, maybe the timing just isn’t right yet. Hey, this will be easy! This is never-say-die Washington, where big legislative proposals that are in the casket one day suddenly show signs of a shallow pulse the next. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
WH dispatches aide after pro-Trump groups MIA on health careWhite House deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh is leaving to join a pro-Trump outside group
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Online tax effort revived at last minute in ArkansasA House committee endorsed a proposal forcing online retailers to collect Arkansas sales taxes, reviving the effort days after a lawmaker behind the bill declared it dead for this year's session
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Women's Empowerment Panel, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Bill would let states block some Planned Parenthood moneyRepublican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers is advancing toward Senate passage
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Kansas House advances tougher amusement ride lawA Kansas House member whose 10-year-old son died last summer on a water park slide spoke to his colleagues on the subject for the first time Thursday shortly before they voted unanimously to strengthen inspection rules for amusement rides
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2016 file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCaskill is warning her party it could be politically dangerous to block President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Dem senator warns of political danger on Supreme Court voteA Democratic senator facing a tough re-election is warning her party there is a political risk in voting to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence materialThe White House has invited the heads of congressional intelligence committees investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election to view materials found by the National Security Council
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FILE - In this Monday, March 13, 2017 file photo, people relax on the beach in Waikiki in Honolulu. A federal judge in Hawaii is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. A hearing in Honolulu is set for Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
White House vows to fight latest ruling blocking travel banA U.S. judge in Hawaii has extended his decision to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban while the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts
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