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Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit

Infrastructure has always been billed as one of the few areas that could receive broad bipartisan support this Congress, with Trump pledging to send a $1 trillion package to Capitol Hill later this year that he had hoped both parties would eagerly embrace.


Marchers walk 200 miles protesting for Illinois budget

Marchers walk 200 miles protesting for Illinois budget

Senate Democrats have accused Rauner of sabotaging their budget plan by pulling off Republican votes. Bob Pritchard of Hinckley weighed in on the lack of a vote after five months of deliberations. The Senate plan makes the tax increase retroactive to January 1, which would have made individual tax rates 5.81 percent for the rest of the year. Marchers sang and chanted Tuesday on the final stretch of a 200-mile trek across IL to demand a state budget, a mood that was dampened later when ...


Police seek grandma suspected in stabbings that killed baby

Police seek grandma suspected in stabbings that killed baby

Southern California authorities say a 1-year-old girl was slain and her sister and mother were critically wounded in a stabbing they suspect was carried out by the little girls' grandmother. Darrington Clark should be considered armed and unsafe and may be driving a black Hyundai Sonata, police said. Darrington-Clark has been arrested for investigation of fatally stabbing the girl and wounding another as well as her daughter in Monday's attack.


Trump responds to Comey testimony, and it's just 3 sentences

Trump responds to Comey testimony, and it's just 3 sentences

Obstruction of justice is a federal crime, though it's an open question whether a sitting president can be prosecuted. "During our one-on-one meeting at Trump Tower, based on President-elect Trump's reaction to the briefing and without him directly asking the question, I offered that assurance".


John Oliver Gets Heated Over Paris Agreement

John Oliver Gets Heated Over Paris Agreement

The president's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement , which allows individual countries to set their own targets for reducing carbon emissions , has dramatically increased pressure on city, state and private sector leaders to do more to fight global warming within their own domains - beginning a new and complex chapter in the US fight against climate change.


The Market Shows Relief Over Comey Testimony

The Market Shows Relief Over Comey Testimony

Trump abruptly fired Comey last month in the midst of the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. He says that after Trump asked him if he wanted to remain as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, the president declared: "I need loyalty". But Trump could still be under investigation in the future .