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In Wisconsin, GOP pushes to end sulfide mining moratoriumFour years after relaxing the state's iron mining laws, Wisconsin Republicans are pushing to lift a moratorium on copper and gold mining _ a ban Gov. Scott Walker helped impose as a legislator
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President Donald Trump, second from left, greets U.S. Senate candidate Luther Strange after speaking at a campaign rally, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
White House: No defeat for Trump if Strange loses in AlabamaThe White House suggests it won't be a defeat if a Republican incumbent endorsed by President Donald Trump ends up losing in Alabama's Senate primary race
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks to members of the media while attending an event in Lewiston, Maine. Collins said Sunday, Sept. 24, she finds it "very difficult" to envision backing the last-chance GOP bill repealing the Obama health care law. That likely opposition leaves the Republican drive to fulfill one of the party's premier campaign promises dangling by a thread. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Sen. Collins likely against GOP health bill in latest blowSen. Susan Collins is all but closing the door on backing the last-ditch Republican health care bill
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Baltimore Ravens players kneel down during the playing of the U.S. national anthem before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
NFL owners speak out in support of players, against TrumpThe NFL's players and owners are uniting in a manner unseen in years, over President Donald Trump's disparaging remarks about players kneeling during the national anthem
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Sen. Collins says it's 'very difficult' to imagine backing GOP health care bill, leaving plan's fate in deeper doubtSen. Collins says it's 'very difficult' to imagine backing GOP health care bill, leaving plan's fate in deeper doubt
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Ex-White House strategist Bannon to be at St. Louis rallyFormer White House chief strategist Steve Bannon will be in St. Louis for a rally Sunday
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Vulnerable NJ Republican navigates messy Trump era politicsIn Washington, Leonard Lance's often overlooked, but the gray-haired Republican in deep-blue New Jersey may become a crucial moderate vote in the fight for President Donald Trump's agenda.
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Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generalsThe Army is putting together new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders, and the move is intended to help deal with an embarrassing number of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., in Huntsville, Ala. Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the U.S. as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries sunsets Sunday, Sept. 24, 90 days after it went into effect. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expectedPresident Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle takes off from the Kadena runway Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, have flown a mission in international airspace over the waters east of North Korea. The U.S. says it's the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula that any American fighter or bomber has flown this century.(Senior Airman Quay Drawdy/U.S. Air force via AP)
US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North KoreaNorth Korea is getting a taste of American military might. The United States says it flew bombers and fighter escorts to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Price to stop private plane use on business during reviewHealth and Human Services Secretary Tom Price says he will stop flying private planes on official business during an internal review of the flights
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers takes questions from the media after NBA basketball practice in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. President Donald Trump doubled down on denouncing protests by NFL players and rescinded NBA star Stephen Curry's White House invitation on Saturday, a series of tweets that quickly inflamed football and basketball stars and even prompted LeBron James to call the president a "bum." (AP Photo/Janie McCauley)
Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletesPresident Donald Trump's two-day rant targeting the NFL and NBA has brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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