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AP Explains: The Doctrine Sure to Emerge in Gorsuch Hearings

AP Explains: The Doctrine Sure to Emerge in Gorsuch Hearings

By Mark Sherman | Mar 20
When Democrats question Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch at his Senate confirmation hearing, they'll probably ask a lot about something called "Chevron deference."

Republicans Join Democrats Against Trump's Great Lakes Cuts

Republicans Join Democrats Against Trump's Great Lakes Cuts

By John Flesher | Mar 19
It sounds like an idea that would warm a conservative Republican's heart: Kill funding of a regional environmental cleanup that has lasted seven years and cost the federal government more than $2 billion, with no end in sight.

After Anti-LGBT Legislation Enacted, SF Bans Travel to South Dakota

After Anti-LGBT Legislation Enacted, SF Bans Travel to South Dakota

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 18
San Francisco this week banned its employees from using taxpayer money to travel to South Dakota now that lawmakers in the Mount Rushmore State have become the first to enact anti-LGBT legislation in 2017.

U.S. and Global Partners Wrestle Over Trade Stance

U.S. and Global Partners Wrestle Over Trade Stance

By David McHugh | Mar 18
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin headed into a tussle over free trade Friday at a summit that will help set the tone for the global economy.

Hillary Clinton Says She's 'Ready to Come Out of the Woods'

Hillary Clinton Says She's 'Ready to Come Out of the Woods'

By Michael Rubinkam | Mar 18
Hillary Clinton said Friday she's "ready to come out of the woods" and help Americans find common ground.

Wheels Spinning as GOP Looks for Traction on Health Bill

Wheels Spinning as GOP Looks for Traction on Health Bill

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram | Mar 17
Pulling in different directions, Republicans are striving to get traction for a health care overhaul in danger of being dragged down by intra-party differences.

U.S. Applications for New Zealand Citizenship Jump Post-Trump

U.S. Applications for New Zealand Citizenship Jump Post-Trump

By Nick Perry | Mar 17
It's one thing to talk about changing allegiance to another country when a new president is elected. It's another thing to go ahead and do it. But that's exactly what seems to be happening, on a small scale, in at least in one distant corner of the world.

Gorsuch's Environment Record Not Easy to Define

Gorsuch's Environment Record Not Easy to Define

By Holbrook Mohr and Mitch Weiss | Mar 16
Many conservation groups say Gorsuch is too conservative and too much like the late Justice Antonin Scalia. But he can't be painted as someone who always finds in favor of businesses.

Teaching Trump: Should Teachers Offer Up Their Own Politics?

Teaching Trump: Should Teachers Offer Up Their Own Politics?

Mar 15
In the age of Trump, when current events are increasingly dominating classroom discussions, there's a debate among educators whether it's appropriate or even ethical for teachers to weigh in with their own political views

ACLU Launches Nationwide Training on Protest, Resistance

ACLU Launches Nationwide Training on Protest, Resistance

Mar 15
The American Civil Liberties Union staged a nationwide training event Saturday to make sure people are aware of their rights as protesters and urge organized, public resistance by those opposed to policies of President Donald Trump.

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