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Nation Mar 28Sanctuary cities vow to intensify fight despite White House funding threats
"We are going to become this administration's worst nightmare," New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Monday.
Politics Feb 24Vulnerable Dems lay low as town hall angst rages
From Montana to West Virginia, the nation's most vulnerable Senate Democrats are avoiding town hall meetings as their Republican counterparts get pummeled by an energized electorate frustrated with President Donald Trump's early agenda.
Politics Feb 14Purge outdated voter rolls? NYC tried it, with bad results
Elections officials began a purge in 2014 and 2015 that eliminated more than 200,000 supposedly invalid registrations. In 2016, they ran into problems.
Politics Jan 19GOP selects Ronna Romney McDaniel to lead party operation
McDaniel becomes the first female RNC leader in three decades.
Politics Dec 31How Donald Trump cast aside decades of Republican orthodoxy
President-elect Donald Trump is remaking the Republican Party in his image with an opaque populist agenda that sometimes conflicts with traditional conservative beliefs.
Politics Dec 09Business leaders warn Trump of economic fallout from mass deportation
Still grappling with Donald Trump's surprise election, the nation's business community has begun to pressure the president-elect to abandon campaign-trail pledges of mass deportation and other hard-line immigration policies that some large employers fear would hurt the economy.
Politics Nov 26Clinton joins ballot recount effort, Trump calls it ‘a scam’
President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday condemned a growing push to force recounts in three states pivotal to his Nov. 8 victory.
Politics Nov 26With recounts looming, Trump adds new administration picks
Trump pressed forward Friday with two more administration picks, as failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein took new steps to force recounts.
Politics Nov 25Trump taps campaign attorney Donald McGahn for White House counsel
Trump made two new staff appointments on Friday, though neither was a Cabinet-level pick. He tapped Fox News analyst Kathleen Troia "KT" McFarland to serve as deputy national security adviser and campaign attorney Donald McGahn as White House counsel.
Politics Sep 07WATCH: Trump promises huge boost in military spending
The appearances mark an intense, two-day focus on national security by Trump, who has offered tough rhetoric on the nation's challenges abroad but few details.