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Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 02:31 PM EDT

Sessions Threatens Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities in WH Briefing

Sessions Threatens Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities in WH Briefing

 Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning to sanctuary cities in a Monday White House briefing, threatening to pull federal funding for states and cities that do not follow federal code on illegal...

Sunday, Jan 26, 2014 at 12:06 PM EST

Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire

Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire

NJ's boisterous governor embroiled in gridlock fiasco

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:50 PM EDT

Sessions: Sanctuary Cities Are Risking Federal Money

Sessions: Sanctuary Cities Are Risking Federal Money

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday warned so-called sanctuary cities they could lose federal money for refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities and suggested the government would come after...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 07:32 PM EDT

NJ Gov. Christie to Join White House Opioid Effort

NJ Gov. Christie to Join White House Opioid Effort

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to join a White House effort to combat opioid abuse. A White House official said Monday that the governor would work on an opioid task force that will be announced...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:38 AM EDT

US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria Dam

US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria Dam

U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday they will pause military operations near a major dam held by ISIS in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability....

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:15 AM EDT

On Muslims' Agenda: Fight US Proposals to Ban Sharia Law

 On Muslims' Agenda: Fight US Proposals to Ban Sharia Law

Muslims complain they're frivolous bills meant to spread fears and sow suspicion of their religion in a nation divided. But supporters of state proposals to prevent Islamic code from being used in American...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:07 PM EDT

Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds

Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds

The day before Rep. Devin Nunes claimed Trump Tower may have been caught up in United States surveillance efforts during the transition period, the House Intelligence Committee chairman was on White House...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:40 AM EDT

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy. Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:09 AM EDT

Agency Follows a Uniquely American Way of Funding Arts

Agency Follows a Uniquely American Way of Funding Arts<br />

When the National Endowment for the Arts was established in 1965, organizers had different models to choose from. They could have looked to the French Ministry of Culture, a cabinet-level institution committed...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 07:00 AM EDT

Bitter GOP Finger-Pointing Clouds Path for Trump Agenda

Bitter GOP Finger-Pointing Clouds Path for Trump Agenda

Congressional Republicans on Monday pointed fingers and assigned blame after their epic failure on health care and a weekend digesting the outcome. The divisions, coming on top of House Republicans' inability...

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