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Trump’s cuts to Medicare hospital payments trigger an outcry

Candidate Trump promised not to cut Medicare but his payment cuts to hospitals prompt an outcry


Democrats: Milwaukee convention choice shows party values

The Democratic National Committee has selected Milwaukee to host the 2020 national convention


As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care

The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump’s watch and few in Washington seem to care


2020 Democrats flock to trendy SXSW festival in Texas

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren defends her call to break up tech giants during appearance at South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas


Trump signed Bibles. Heresy? Many religious leaders say no

Many religious leaders say President Donald Trump was just doing what he could to raise spirits when he signed Bibles at an Alabama church for survivors of a deadly tornado outbreak


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Brown out as presidential candidate

He said the best place for him to be effective is in the Senate.


Ohio house passes bill containing increase in gas tax

Mahoning Valley lawmakers tell why they voted to raise the gas tax less than what Gov. Mike DeWine had requested.


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Governor doesn’t mention Lordstown GM plant in State of the State

Valley legislators say they’re disappointed by the omission.


Governor selects J.P. Morgan as Mahoning County Court judge

He’ll have to run for the seat in the November 2020 election


Ex-Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper enters presidential race

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he’s running for president because he believes he can beat Donald Trump and can “bring people together on the other side and actually get stuff done.”


Proposed order on campus speech follows wave of complaints

President Donald Trump’s proposed executive order to protect free speech on college campuses follows a growing number of complaints from conservatives that universities are attempting to silence them


Adviser says Trump ‘gave nothing away’ in North Korea talks

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser is portraying the president’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a success despite the lack of an agreement providing for the verifiable dismantling of the North’s nuclear sites


Senate seems to have votes to reject Trump’s wall move

Opponents of President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border appear to have enough Senate votes to reject his move, now that Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky has said he can’t go along with the White House


Trial over redistrictingSFlbin Ohio to begin Monday

Associated Press CINCINNATI Voting-rights groups that charge that Ohio’s congressional map was


Sanders returns to NY roots, says he can defeat Trump

Bernie Sanders has kicked off his presidential campaign – miles from the rent-controlled apartment where he grew up in Brooklyn