Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 4:00pm
Their top legislative priority dangling in peril, President Donald Trump and Republican leaders cajoled recalcitrant GOP lawmakers Wednesday to back their health care overhaul. A day ahead of a long-awaited House showdown roll call, conservatives insisted they had the votes to torpedo the measure and the number of lawmakers publicly expressing opposition snowballed.
Jeff Horwitz and Chad Day, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 3:57pm
Before signing up with Donald Trump, former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire with a plan to "greatly benefit the Putin Government," The Associated Press has learned. The White House attempted to brush the report aside Wednesday, but it quickly raised fresh alarms in Congress about Russian links to Trump associates.
Embattled West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga has resigned — nearly 9 months after his apparent drunken encounter with police, during which body camera shows he told an officer he had "protection" because he was an elected official.
Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 4:15pm
The city's top prosecutor accepted more than $100,000 in luxury gifts, Caribbean trips and cash, often in exchange for official favors including help with a court case, according to a bribery and extortion indictment unsealed Tuesday.
Calvin Woodward and Jim Drinkard, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 1:38pm
President Donald Trump's Twitter account produced a running commentary on FBI Director James Comey's testimony to Congress. Thanks to the length of the hearing and the immediacy of Twitter, Comey was able to comment on the president's commentary without leaving his seat.
Ken Thomas and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 9:25pm
President Donald Trump is deploying an outside and inside strategy to fulfill his campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare," seeking support beyond Washington before making an in-person pitch on Capitol Hill. Top House Republicans unveiled proposed changes in their legislation in hopes of winning support, three days before the big House vote.
Sen. Orrin Hatch urged his colleagues against politicizing confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch as the Senate Judiciary Committee began questioning the federal appellate judge Monday.
Hope Yen, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 8:54pm
Days before a pivotal vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people. The new willingness to compromise was a bid for more support from moderate Republicans, who expressed continuing unease about the plan to replace Barack Obama's health law unless significant changes were made.
Alan Suderman, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 7:04pm
An altered Facebook headline on a newspaper story involving a statue of Robert E. Lee has blown up into a major sore point in the Virginia GOP primary for governor — another instance of politicians or their allies changing headlines to suit their own purposes on that platform.