National Politics

President Trump targets North Korea in new executive order

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President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday aiming to tighten an economic noose around North Korea.Read more

Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

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President Donald Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup...Read more

At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

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President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threated the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive...Read more

California bill protecting immigrants closer to approval

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California Democrats approved a "sanctuary state" bill Saturday that would limit how local and state police can interact with federal immigration agents.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | September 17, 2017

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This week: The DACA debate, tax reform and climate change.Read more

Transgender troops can re-enlist in military for now

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New guidance released Friday by the Pentagon makes it clear that any transgender troops currently in the military can re-enlist in the next several months, even as the...Read more

Judge: Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions can't follow through with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago.Read more

House backs $1.2T spending bill with more money for military

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The vote was 211-198 for the massive measure that wrapped the 12 annual spending bills into one in advance of the end of the budget year on Sept. 30.Read more

Trump denies he made deal with Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer to save DACA

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President Donald Trump denies DACA deal on Twitter.Read more

DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault

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DeVos vowed to replace a set of rules enacted by the Obama administration in a 2011 memo known as the "Dear Colleague Letter," which she said created a system that...Read more

Senate passes $15B disaster aid measure, debt limit increase

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The 80-17 vote sends the massive package to the House for a Friday vote, with emergency accounts running out of money and Hurricane Irma barreling toward the East Coast.Read more

Trump Jr. tells senators 'no collusion' with Russians

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Donald Trump Jr. told Senate committee he took Russia meeting to determine Hillary Clinton's "fitness" for office.Read more

Trumps donate $1M to 12 organizations for Harvey relief

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The White House said the donations are coming from the president's personal funds.Read more

Columbus mother facing deportation allowed to go home

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Edith Espinal, 39, voluntarily appeared before the Immigration and Customs Enforcement and was not detained.Read more

Trump pitches tax overhaul effort in North Dakota

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President Donald Trump sought to present his tax overhaul plan as an opportunity for bipartisan cooperation during a speech Wednesday in North Dakota, where he was...Read more

Kasich blasts Trump, invites immigrant 'dreamers' to Ohio

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Gov. Kasich called the DACA program a "simple moral issue" that can't be solved by political extremists on both sides of the aisle, but instead crafted by "common sense...Read more