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Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 03:51 AM PST

Analysis: Trump Pivot Pleases GOP, but Will It Last?

Analysis: Trump Pivot Pleases GOP, but Will It Last?

Donald Trump finally gave Republicans what they've spent months begging him to deliver: a pivot to presidential. The question now is how long it lasts. Days, weeks, months — or simply until the next tweet? Just...

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 03:51 AM PST

Fact Check: Trump Takes Credit He Hasn't Earned in Address

Fact Check: Trump Takes Credit He Hasn't Earned in Address

President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his predecessor and gave a one-sided account of the costs and benefits to the...

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New Trump Order Drops Iraq From Travel Ban List: Officials

New Trump Order Drops Iraq From Travel Ban List: Officials

President Donald Trump's new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S. travel ban, U.S. officials said Tuesday, citing the latest draft in circulation....

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 03:52 AM PST

Trump Would 'Rip' Away Care: Democrats Respond to Address

Trump Would 'Rip' Away Care: Democrats Respond to Address

Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear took a populist tenor in Democrats' formal response to President Donald Trump's speech to Congress on Tuesday, accusing him of planning to "rip affordable health insurance"...

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Schumer: New 'VOICE' Office Is Anti-Immigrant, Ridiculous

Schumer: New 'VOICE' Office Is Anti-Immigrant, Ridiculous

President Donald Trump, in his first address to Congress on Tuesday, announced he's establishing a new office within the Department of Homeland Security to protect victims of crimes committed by people who...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 07:14 PM PST

Read the Text of President Donald Trump's Speech to Congress

Read the Text of President Donald Trump's Speech to Congress

The text of President Donald Trump's speech to Congress, as released by the White House

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 06:24 PM PST

Democratic Women Wear White at Trump's Address

Democratic Women Wear White at Trump's Address

Democratic women in the House are wearing white in honor of women's suffrage to President Donald Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress. Some Democrats also are wearing blue ribbons for the...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 04:33 PM PST

House GOP Rejects Dem Effort for Info on Trump-Russia Probes

House GOP Rejects Dem Effort for Info on Trump-Russia Probes

House Republicans have rejected a Democratic effort to require the Justice Department to provide Congress with information about President Donald Trump's finances and possible campaign ties to Russia. The...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 05:59 PM PST

SF, Mexico Leaders Seek to Welcome, Reassure Immigrants

SF, Mexico Leaders Seek to Welcome, Reassure Immigrants

While President Donald Trump got ready to unveil his administration’s agenda to Congress, San Francisco leaders on Tuesday moved forward with their own plan to better protect all city residents.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 03:53 PM PST

Trump Open to Legal Status for Some Undocumented Immigrants

Trump Open to Legal Status for Some Undocumented Immigrants

President Donald Trump's first joint address to Congress could include a call for an immigration bill, a senior White House official tells NBC News. "The time is right for an immigration bill if both sides...

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