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Legal fees consumed 40% of Trump campaign spending at year’s end

In this file photo, President Trump gestures in the Rose Garden of the White House.(Photo: Evan Vucci, AP) WASHINGTON — President Trump’s campaign raised another $6.9 million during the final months of last year, helping him amass more than $43 million during his first year in office. Trump, who took the unusual step of registering his reelection committee on […]

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Trump wanted Mueller fired back in June, reports say

President Donald Trump says he’s “looking forward” to being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller. Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Trump says he’d be willing to answer questions under oath. (Jan. 24) AP President Trump and Robert Mueller(Photo: SAUL LOEB, AFP/Getty Images) President Trump gave the order to fire the man leading the investigation into Russian […]

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New California? 5 times Californians failed to split the Golden State

A group in California is trying to break away from the more urban areas of the Golden State. UT Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper turns in boxes of petitions to split California into six separate states, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif.(Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, AP) Monday’s declaration of “the State of New California” […]

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Justin Timberlake: I have ‘absolutely’ made peace with Janet Jackson after Super Bowl incident

Justin Timberlake is ready for his big return to the Super Bowl stage 13 years after he and Janet Jackson made headlines for a now-infamous wardrobe malfunction. UT After the news broke that Justin Timberlake would headline this year’s Super Bowl halftime show, this hashtag started to emerge: #JusticeForJanet. That’s, of course, because during Timberlake’s […]

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GOP leaders push another short-term spending bill as shutdown looms

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a weekly, closed-door strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.(Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP) WASHINGTON — Republican leaders in Congress have abandoned efforts to reach a broad budget […]