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Leading Democrat in Georgia special election pulling national support

Trump weighed in himself on the race Monday, tweeting: "The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia (congressional) race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!" The district, which stretches from east Cobb County to north DeKalb County, has always been among the safest of Republican seats, and its last occupant, Tom Price, won landslide after landslide until Trump made him his health secretary.



Tough-talking Trump on a roll at Easter egg games

The egg-rolling event, which dates to 1878, was smaller this year, down from 35,000 ticket holders last year. But he did dress for the occasion; he was spotted on the South Lawn wearing a tie festooned with bunnies. Only then were they allowed to propel battalions of coloured wooden eggs across the south lawn. The president and first lady were married there in 2005 , and Barron was christened there in 2006.


Berkeley Police Say 20 Arrested, 11 Injured In Saturday Protest

Berkeley Police Say 20 Arrested, 11 Injured In Saturday Protest

They said, "This is the best way to keep yourself and others safe, and it allows police to intervene safely". At two different times , loud explosions were heard in the crowd, immediately followed by fist fights in the crowd, but police moved immediately to quell the situation.



Lower Court Order on Execution Drug Reversed by AR Sup

Arkansas says it can not find a new drug supply if the executions are delayed. As of Monday evening, that stay remained. Arkansas attorney general Leslie Rutledge has is working to overturn the stays of execution. Supreme Court. Catholic leaders praised the federal and state rulings that granted stays of executions for a group of Arkansas death-row inmates during the week of April 17.



Arkansas races against the clock to get execution approval

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said she will continue to seek justice for the families of victims and pursue two executions scheduled for Thursday, a pair set for April 24 and one planned for April 27. The state has not appealed that decision. "Since learning that Defendant Hutchinson had scheduled his execution for April 17, 2017, Mr. Ward has remained steadfast in his belief that he will walk out of prison", they said in a filing.


Trump signs law letting states block funds to Planned Parenthood

Trump signs law letting states block funds to Planned Parenthood

But of the broadcast networks, NBC was the only one to mention the breaking news. Using the Congressional Review Act , which allows lawmakers to repeal recently minted regulations, senators killed a rule meant to keep federal grants flowing to clinics that provide contraception and other services in states that want to block the funding.