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Trump Builds on Obama Opioid Policy

Trump Builds on Obama Opioid Policy

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Apr 18
Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction.

APNewsBreak: Liberal Party Won't Play Spoiler in NY Gov Race

APNewsBreak: Liberal Party Won't Play Spoiler in NY Gov Race

By David Klepper | Apr 17
An influential liberal third party won't play spoiler in this year's New York governor's race and will reconsider its support for "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon in the general election if she doesn't beat Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary

Defending Trump in Russia Probe? It's Hardly A Dream Job

Defending Trump in Russia Probe? It's Hardly A Dream Job

By Eric Tucker | Apr 17
Several prominent lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump in the last year have spurned the assignment at least partly out of concerns he wouldn't pay his bills and doesn't listen to legal advice.

Pennsylvania House Votes to Ban Abortions for Downs Syndrome

Pennsylvania House Votes to Ban Abortions for Downs Syndrome

By Mark Skolforo | Apr 16
A proposal to prohibit abortions in Pennsylvania when the sole reason is that the fetus has or may have Down syndrome passed the state House on Monday by a comfortable margin.

GAO Says EPA Violated Spending Law on Pruitt's Privacy Booth

GAO Says EPA Violated Spending Law on Pruitt's Privacy Booth

By Michael Biesecker | Apr 16
An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending laws when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt to make private phone calls in his office.

Trump Seeks to Limit Access to Records Seized in FBI Raid

Trump Seeks to Limit Access to Records Seized in FBI Raid

By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister | Apr 16
The porn actress Stormy Daniels is expected to attend a court hearing in New York on Monday.

Activist Party Backs Cynthia Nixon in NY Governor's Race

Activist Party Backs Cynthia Nixon in NY Governor's Race

By Karen Matthews | Apr 16
The progressive Working Families Party endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon against incumbent Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday.

Trump: All Lawyers 'Deflated' by FBI Raid on Michael Cohen

Trump: All Lawyers 'Deflated' by FBI Raid on Michael Cohen

Apr 16
President Donald Trump said Sunday that all lawyers are now "deflated and concerned" by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen, who is under criminal investigation for personal business dealings.

GOP Attorneys General Support Citizenship Question on Census

GOP Attorneys General Support Citizenship Question on Census

By David A. Lieb | Apr 16
A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count.

Kentucky Gov. Bevin Apologizes for Child Sex Abuse Remarks

Kentucky Gov. Bevin Apologizes for Child Sex Abuse Remarks

Apr 16
- Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for saying that children were sexually abused because they were left home alone while teachers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes.

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