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Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 06:27 PM CDT

Spicer to Reporter: 'Stop Shaking Your Head'

Spicer to Reporter: 'Stop Shaking Your Head'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer and American Urban Radio Networks reporter April Ryan have an exchange at a press briefing on Tuesday, with Spicer telling Ryan to "stop shaking your head"...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 06:02 PM CDT

States Push to Protect Birth Control Despite Failed GOP Bill

States Push to Protect Birth Control Despite Failed GOP Bill

Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 04:27 PM CDT

DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters: Sources

DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters: Sources

Democratic National Committee has requested the resignation letters of all current staffers be submitted by next month, according to multiple sources familiar with the party's internal working, NBC News...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 03:09 PM CDT

Trump Overturns Climate Regulations, Cites 'War on Coal'

Trump Overturns Climate Regulations, Cites 'War on Coal'

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday aimed at overturning environmental regulations and reviving the coal industry. Trump also railed against a so-called "War on Coal" as well as...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 11:09 AM CDT

Border Agent Searches of Americans' Cellphones Spark Lawsuit

Border Agent Searches of Americans' Cellphones Spark Lawsuit

An advocacy group is suing the Department of Homeland Security to release details about every time United States border officers have searched travelers' electronic devices over the past five years, NBC News...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 09:56 AM CDT

Trump Appears to Take Credit for 2015 Ford Investment

Trump Appears to Take Credit for 2015 Ford Investment

Ford on Tuesday outlined new details for a planned $9-billion investment in the United States. The automaker's investment push was first announced in 2015, but President Donald Trump suggested on Twitter...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 02:05 PM CDT

White House Calls for Domestic Cuts to Finance Border Wall

White House Calls for Domestic Cuts to Finance Border Wall

President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 02:24 PM CDT

Trump Bemoans Chicago Violence in Meeting With FOP Chief

Trump Bemoans Chicago Violence in Meeting With FOP Chief

President Donald Trump once again bemoaned violence in Chicago on Tuesday, asking “what’s going on” in the city during a meeting with national police union leaders.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:04 PM CDT

Petition: Melania Trump Must Move or Foot Security Bill

Petition: Melania Trump Must Move or Foot Security Bill

A petition quickly amassing signatures online calls for members of the Senate to force First Lady Melania Trump to move into the White House or pay for the security required to protect her in New York City.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 05:39 PM CDT

House Votes in Favor of Letting ISPs Sell Your Data

House Votes in Favor of Letting ISPs Sell Your Data

The House of Representatives approved a measure on Tuesday that would keep the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing rules passed last year that would ban internet, cable and mobile providers from...

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