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Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:09:30 GMT2017-01-24T13:09:30Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democrats on Tuesday will propose spending $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground....

Trump undercuts bipartisan effort with voter fraud claim

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:44:06 GMT2017-01-24T12:44:06Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even as President Donald Trump starts reaching out to lawmakers and business and union leaders to sell his policies, he's still making false claims about election fraud....

Cab driver praises John Elway, then learns he's driving him

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:49:52 GMT2017-01-24T11:49:52Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A cab driver in Washington got a surprise after mentioning to a group of passengers that John Elway was his all7/8-time favorite quarterback and then learning that Elway was riding in the backseat....

Emoluments, executive orders _ a Trump glossary

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:28:08 GMT2017-01-24T11:28:08Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's the first full work week for the Trump administration, and the talk is all about emoluments, executive orders, a border tax, TPP and much more....

Trump budget pick Mulvaney faces Senate hearing

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:24:48 GMT2017-01-24T11:24:48Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's staunchly conservative choice to lead the White House budget office, says the government's "debt is a problem that must be addressed sooner, rather than later."...

If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:58:24 GMT2017-01-24T08:58:24Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass....

Trump courts business, labor in delicate balancing act

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:44:17 GMT2017-01-24T08:44:17Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's opening work day offered a look at his tricky balancing act between American businesses and the working-class voters who propelled his march to the White House....

Analysis: Trump's trade plans to test his deal-making skills

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:33:53 GMT2017-01-24T08:33:53Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said he was protecting jobs as he officially pulled out from the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal....

Changes mulled as synthetic drug sentences cause confusion

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:31:58 GMT2017-01-24T08:31:58Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The men who sold it called it Mr. Miyagi, a mind-altering chemical compound mixed with vegetable material and resembling marijuana....

Trump's pick for health secretary faces new Senate hearing

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:30:49 GMT2017-01-24T08:30:49Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A second Senate committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, a nominee who's backed by Republicans but under fire from Democrats for his support for tearing down President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and his past stock trades....