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Inhofe says wife suffered mild stroke, 'progressing nicely'U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe's wife, Kay, suffered what he described as a mild stroke last week, causing him to miss the first day of impeachment trial proceedings
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New sentencing ordered for ex-NY Assembly Speaker SilverAn appeals court has upheld former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's corruption conviction but ordered a resentencing after reversing his conviction on some charges
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Wisconsin voter purge ruling appealed to state Supreme CourtA conservative law firm wants the Wisconsin Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's order putting on hold a ruling that would have forced the removal of up to 209,000 people from the state's voter rolls
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One Definite in Impeachment Trial: Silent SenatorsThe impeachment trial of President Trump is kicking into gear Tuesday with Senate Republicans and Democrats ready to haggle over how the trial will proceed. The chamber was to be gaveled into session at 1pm. First up: Mitch McConnell has proposed rules for a speedy trial, and Democrats plan to...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 file photo, from left, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg look to answer a question during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. Multiple Democratic presidential hopefuls have talked about their faith on the campaign trail, weaving it into their approach to issues from immigration to climate change. Among the most vocal Democrats on that front is Buttigieg, who asserted his party’s connection to religion on Tuesday during its final primary debate before next month’s first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Democrats' challenge: Courting evangelicals in the Trump eraPresident Donald Trump's strong support from white evangelicals is handing Democrats a challenge: How do they connect with a Christian voting bloc so strongly identified with Trump? It's a question that comes up less often during the Democratic primary but promises to become more critical heading into the general election
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President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga at the World Economic Forum, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Davos, Switzerland. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump spreads distortions at DavosThe Associated Press is looking at the veracity of statements President Donald Trump is making at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
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Mick Woods fishes for tomcod and smoalt on the Bering Sea Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Toksook Bay, Alaska. The first Americans to be counted in the 2020 Census starting Tuesday, Jan. 21, live in this Bering Sea coastal village. The Census traditionally begins earlier in Alaska than the rest of the nation because frozen ground allows easier access for Census workers, and rural Alaska will scatter with the spring thaw to traditional hunting and fishing grounds. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
What you need to know before 2020 census starts in AlaskaThe 2020 census will begin next week in rural Alaska
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Legislator proposes gun restrictions, gets threatening memesAn Ohio state representative who has proposed gun restrictions says he found several memes he considers threatening printed out and placed in his mailbox
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