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FILE - In this July 10, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump holds up an executive order on kidney disease care during an event at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington. Trump is now three for three. Each year of his presidency, he has issued more executive orders than did former President Barack Obama during the same time-span. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file)
Trump outstripping Obama on pace of executive ordersA past critic of executive orders, Trump has exceeded Obama's numbers each year of his presidency
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to supporters during a rally on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
'I am back,' Bernie Sanders tells supporters at NYC rallySanders draws a huge crowd in New York City as vows after heart attack that he's "more ready than ever" to fight for a political revolution and press on with his Democratic presidential campaign
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Education secretary slams 2020 candidates' higher ed plansEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos says higher education proposals from Democratic presidential candidates are "crazy" and too costly
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Hillary Clinton lectures on foreign policy at Rackham Auditorium, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Mich.(Jacob Hamilton/Ann Arbor News via AP)
38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probeThe State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email and found violations by 38 people some of whom may face disciplinary action
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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks during a news conference after the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) meeting, at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Finance officials pledge to combat global economic slowdownGlobal finance officials have wrapped up their fall meetings in Washington with a pledge to "employ all appropriate tools" to combat the weakest global growth in a decade
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., second from left, poses during a ceremonial swearing-in with Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington. said out loud Friday, Oct. 19, what others in his party are not, namely that White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledged a “quid pro quo” was at work when Trump held up U.S. aid to Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv’s investigation of Democrats and the 2016 elections. Mulvaney later claimed his comments had been misconstrued, but Rooney says he and other Republicans heard them clearly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
GOP congressman weighing impeachment won't seek new termA Florida congressman who was one of the few Republicans openly considering whether President Donald Trump should be impeached say he won't run for reelection
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE--In this Thursday, July 11, 2019, file photograph, southbound Interstate 25 traffic lanes bog down to a crawl at the interchange with Interstate 70 just north of downtown Denver. To address the complications of an aging road system and a fast-growing population, Coloradoans will decide at the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 5, if the state can permanently keep tax revenue that otherwise would be refunded under limits set by a constitutional amendment called the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, or TABOR. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Colorado votes on tax regime embraced by conservativesDemocrats who control Colorado's statehouse are asking voters to modify part of a state tax regime that for decades has served as a model for fiscal conservatives nationwide
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FBI tests find no evidence of wrongdoing in Dominican deathsThe State Department says FBI toxicology reports on the mysterious deaths of U.S. tourists in the Dominican Republic showed no evidence inconsistent with the island nation's findings of natural causes
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Shadowy Oligarch Has a Thing for Giuliani: ReportThe media spotlight fell Rudy Giuliani again this week amid fresh accusations and an intriguing foreign-bribery case. Testifying to congressional investigators, diplomat George Kent said Giuliani had pressed the White House and the State Dept. to get a visa for former Ukrainian prosecutor Victor Shokin, CNN reports. Shokin had lost...
Newser5 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill holds a press conference in South Bend, Ind. Lawyers for Hill are trying to block two women from testifying about previous sexual misconduct allegations as he faces claims that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year. The state's attorney disciplinary commission wants the women to testify about Hill's actions when he was the Elkhart County prosecutor before becoming attorney general in 2017. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, File)
Indiana attorney general faces hearing on future as lawyerThe professional future of Indiana's attorney general will be at stake with a state disciplinary hearing that threatens his law license on allegations that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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