Bills

FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo a man talks on the phone in a hallway adorned with the palm tree-printed wallpaper at a hotel near the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles. The Senate has passed a bill that cracks down on robocalls, a persistent and costly problem for Americans. The bill has already passed the House and now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
December 19, 2019 - 2:54 pm
The Senate approved a bill Thursday to crack down on robocalls, sending to President Donald Trump a measure meant to combat a persistent and costly problem for Americans. The bill, which Trump is expected to sign, would stiffen penalties and enforcement and provide consumers tools to identify and...
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The U.S. Capitol in Washington is shrouded in mist, Friday night, Dec. 13, 2019. This coming week’s virtually certain House impeachment of President Donald Trump will underscore how Democrats and Republicans have morphed into fiercely divided camps since lawmakers impeached President Bill Clinton.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 19, 2019 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to advance a $1.4 trillion government spending package in a last, bipartisan burst of legislating before bolting for the holidays from a Capitol that's toxic with impeachment. The first bill in the two-bill package, covering domestic programs, passed easily...
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FILE - In this April 9, 2019 file photo, state representatives listen to speakers on the House floor at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., as lawmakers continued to work through the final month of the regular session of the Legislature. The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday, Dec. 19 that the Public Records Act fully applies to state lawmakers after hearing oral arguments in June on the appeal of a case that was sparked by a September 2017 lawsuit filed by a media coalition, led by The Associated Press, which was seeking sexual harassment reports, calendar entries and other documents from legislators. The justices found for the media coalition in a 7 to 2 decision. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
December 19, 2019 - 1:51 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that state lawmakers are subject to the same public disclosure rules that apply to other elected officials and agencies. In a 7-2 ruling, justices rejected lawmakers' assertion that they are not required to turn over daily schedules...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 1985, file photo, San Francisco 49ers Roger Craig (33) goes airborne as he crosses goal line for a touchdown during the second quarter of NFL Super Bowl XIX football game against the Miami Dolphins in Stanford, Calif. NFL champion players Roger Craig, Drew Pearson and Donnie Shell are among the finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's special centennial class announced Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. A 25-member panel of pro football experts is charged with selecting 10 senior players, two coaches and three contributors who will be inducted into the Canton, Ohio shrine next year as part of the league's celebration of its 100th season. (AP Photo/File)
December 19, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Five Super Bowl-winning coaches and such NFL champion players as Roger Craig, Drew Pearson and Donnie Shell are among the finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's special centennial class. A 25-member panel of pro football experts is charged with selecting 10 senior players, two coaches and...
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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaks during an event to sign an update to the North American Free Trade Agreement, at the national palace in Mexico City, Tuesday, Dec. 10. 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
December 19, 2019 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after impeaching President Donald Trump, the Democratic-led House looks poised to overwhelmingly pass one of his signature priorities, a rewrite of the 25-year-old free trade agreement he blames for shipping U.S. manufacturing jobs to Mexico. The House began debate...
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December 19, 2019 - 12:20 pm
The Senate has passed a bill that cracks down on robocalls, a persistent and costly problem for Americans. The bill has already passed the House and now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature. The bill is one of several measures that federal and local government and the telecom industry...
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Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) reaches the ball across the goal line to score a touchdown against the New England Patriots in the third quarter at New Era Field. Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports
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(WBEN) - This week's game between the Bills and Patriots has a bit of a different feel to it, and not just for fans in Buffalo. "Quite frankly, dealing with fans on Twitter and dealing with fans on the radio... I think Patriots fans and Patriot Nation is a little bit shaken," said Andy Hart, who...
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The U.S. Capitol is seen at the end of the day Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Washington, after the U.S. House voted to impeach President Donald Trump on two charges, abuse of power and obstructing Congress. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 19, 2019 - 8:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after impeaching President Donald Trump, the Democratic-led House is expected to overwhelmingly pass one of his signature priorities, a rewrite of the 25-year-old free trade agreement he blames for shipping U.S. manufacturing jobs to Mexico. A bill implementing terms of...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2019 file photo, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives in a New York court. Manafort has been hospitalized during his federal prison sentence. That’s according to two people familiar with the matter who couldn’t discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
December 18, 2019 - 6:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge threw out state mortgage fraud charges against Paul Manafort, ruling Wednesday that the criminal case was too similar to one that has already landed President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman in federal prison. The ruling was a blow to what had widely been...
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Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, speaks on the House floor as the House of Representatives debates the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (House Television via AP)
December 18, 2019 - 5:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sample of the sights and sounds across Washington and beyond on a momentous day in Washington as the House lurches toward a Wednesday evening vote on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The top Senate Republican during Bill...
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