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President Donald Trump gestures as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, to travel to Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 12, 2018 - 6:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a day earlier. Trump said he was only expressing what many people think but won't say about immigrants from economically...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pauses while speakings during a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. After a morning of confusing tweets by President Donald Trump, the House on Thursday passed a bill to reauthorize a key foreign intelligence collection program with an important tweak: It requires the FBI to get a warrant if it wants to view the contents of Americans' communications swept up in the process. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 12, 2018 - 12:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's puzzling tweets about a key U.S. spying law threw the House into temporary disarray Thursday, but lawmakers ended up renewing the law — with a new restriction on when the FBI can dig into the communications of Americans swept up in foreign surveillance...
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January 11, 2018 - 11:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House and reauthorization of a key foreign intelligence collection program (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The House has passed a bill to reauthorize a key foreign intelligence collection program with an important tweak. It requires the FBI to get a warrant if it...
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State Sen. Dick Sears, D-Bennington, speaks on the marijuana legalization bill, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, moments before it passed the Senate on a voice vote at the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. The bill, which would allow the recreational use of marijuana, was approved by the House last week and Gov. Phil Scott has indicated he would sign it. (Jeb Wallace-Brodeur/The Times Argus via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 5:27 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would allow the recreational use of marijuana, putting the state on course to become the first in the country to legalize pot by an act of the Legislature rather than through a referendum by voters. By voice...
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In this Jan. 9, 2017, photo, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md. listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord planned talks as soon as Wednesday as President Donald Trump and leading lawmakers sought to parlay an extraordinary White House meeting into momentum for resolving a politically blistering issue.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 10, 2018 - 12:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at a federal judge who's temporarily blocked him from ending protections for nearly 800,000 young immigrants. The Senate's top Democrat said that despite the ruling, lawmakers and the White House must drive toward a bipartisan deal that...
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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md. listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 09, 2018 - 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has waded into a brewing dispute in the House and endorsed the return of earmarks — pet projects and line-item spending items added to appropriations bills on behalf of individual lawmakers. Trump told a bipartisan group of lawmakers at Tuesday's White House...
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Mike Baggerman
January 08, 2018 - 12:44 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following a 10-3 loss on Sunday in Jacksonville, the Buffalo Bills returned to New Era Field and cleaned out lockers. Only this year's locker room clean out was different than the ones in years past. After the team ended its 18-year playoff drought, which was the longest...
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Mike Baggerman
January 05, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The end of the Buffalo Bills playoff drought means hundreds of Bills fans will flock for the first time ever to 716 Food & Sport to watch a Bills playoff game. Reservations for all of the tables at the popular downtown sports bar were made in the hours after the Bills...
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Brian Mazurowski
January 04, 2018 - 8:41 pm
Don't laugh, but for people of a certain age this has been the best week they've ever had as a Bills fan. On Wednesday, we recognized the 25th anniversary of the comeback game. Usually I can't stand hearing people tell me about how Buffalo's team used to be great, with no moment of my own to enjoy...
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Opponents of demonstrators urging the Democratic Party to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA) stand outside the office of California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein in Los Angeles Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. California has the largest number of people who are affected by the law, also known as the Dream Act.(AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
January 04, 2018 - 11:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new deadline approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Democrats' inaction has enraged liberal activists, who have shifted their anger away from the Republicans who...
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