Politics

FOCUS: Turmoil Shakes Up Interior Department

A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved and…

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FOCUS: Lawmakers Use Campaign Funds for NRA Dues

Many members of Congress receive campaign donations from the National Rifle Association. In some cases, though, the funds flow the other way, too: Lawmakers use campaign money to pay membership…

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Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Bid

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, announced on Friday that he would run for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, confirming months of…

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Bannon Interviewed in Mueller’s Russia Investigation

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, whose involvement in the Trump White House and the president’s election campaign make him knowledgeable about matters related to Russian meddling and potential…

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Romney Delays Announcement After School Shooting

Republican Mitt Romney says he’s postponing an announcement planned for Thursday about Utah’s Senate race because of the deadly school shooting in Florida. People familiar with Romney’s plans tell The…

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Trump Prods Congress Amid Debate on Immigration

President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that it’s now or never when it comes to extending protections for young immigrants living in the country illegally. President Trump, in an early-morning tweet,…

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