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January 31, 2018 - 2:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says more than a dozen people have been arrested after demonstrators climbed the globe sculpture in Columbus Circle to unfurl a banner protesting President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The unscheduled protest took place around 1 p.m. Tuesday in...
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President Donald Trump signs a hat after finishing the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)
January 30, 2018 - 11:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 11:15 p.m. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union is the most-tweeted joint address to Congress ever, according to Twitter. The social network says 4.5 million tweets were sent around...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 10:35 p.m. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address clocked in at one hour and 20 minutes. According to the American Presidency Project, that makes Trump's speech one of the...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 10:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 10:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says "unmatched power" is the surest defense against threats from rogue regimes, terrorist groups and rivals like China and Russia. He says that's why he's asking...
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President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his first State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)
January 30, 2018 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 9:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the state of the union is strong "because our people are strong." And he adds that together "we are building a safe, strong and proud America." Trump opened...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California talks with Senate Minority Chuck Schumer of New York before the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 30, 2018 - 8:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Democrats crowding the House chamber are letting buttons — and the color of their clothes — send messages. Many are wearing rectangular lapel buttons that say "TIME'S UP," a statement...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in his Jan. 30, State of the Union address. The speech marks the ceremonial kick-off of Trump’s second year in office and is traditionally a president’s biggest platform to speak to the nation. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
January 30, 2018 - 8:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 8:15 p.m. An hour before President Donald Trump's big speech, the House chamber is beginning to fill with lawmakers eying prime seats and making small talk. Republicans seem more intent on arriving...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in his Jan. 30, State of the Union address. The speech marks the ceremonial kick-off of Trump’s second year in office and is traditionally a president’s biggest platform to speak to the nation. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
January 30, 2018 - 8:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 8 p.m. Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy III says it would be easy to dismiss the first year of President Donald Trump's presidency as "chaos" marked by partisanship and politics. But Kennedy says...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in his Jan. 30, State of the Union address. The speech marks the ceremonial kick-off of Trump’s second year in office and is traditionally a president’s biggest platform to speak to the nation. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
January 30, 2018 - 7:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 7:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is declaring a "new American moment" in his State of the Union address — but his former campaign foe, Hillary Clinton, declared one first. "This is our New American...
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The Capitol Rotunda is seen with the statue of George Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, ahead of the State of the Union address by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 7:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scenes from the Capitol on a night of pomp, pageantry and politics for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address: ___ Army Staff Sgt. Patricia King, the first person to have sex reassignment surgery paid for by the military, is attending the State of the Union address...
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