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California Senate's removal of lawmaker to be investigatedCalifornia's Senate leader says the decision to remove a senator from the floor last week was not one of the Senate's finest moments and will be investigated
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Sam Taghizadeh, right, speaks in Portland, Ore., Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, as Laurie Armsby, associate professor of pediatrics and interim head of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, listens, during a news conference to update the condition of Taghizadeh's Iranian niece, Fatemeh Reshad. The 4-month-old infant was flown to Portland for life-saving heart surgery after she was temporarily banned from coming into the U.S. by President Donald Trump's immigration order. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
Iranian baby with heart defect impacted by Trump doing wellDoctors in Portland, Oregon, say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition is "out of the woods" and is making good progress after her life-saving surgery
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, meets with reporters to discuss the process for investigating whether or how Russia influenced the presidential election, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes said earlier that Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports that a few Americans with ties to President Donald Trump had contacted Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
House probe into Russia ties to Trump off to rocky startThere is a simmering dispute between the top two members of the House intelligence committee about its investigation into any ties President Donald Trump or his associates had to Russia
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Commerce Secretary nominee Wilbur Ross testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee. Ross was confirmed as Commerce Secretary on Feb. 27. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Senate confirms billionaire investor as commerce secretaryThe Senate has confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team
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The Latest: Interior nominee Zinke clears Senate hurdleThe Senate has cleared the way for a vote on President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Interior Department
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CORRECTS LOCATION OF PHOTO TO ST. CLOUD, MINN., INSTEAD OF LONG LAKE, MINN., AND ALSO CORRECTS DATE OF IMAGE - This Feb. 24, 2017, selfie provided by Adrian Walker shows Walker in St. Cloud, Minn. Walker is one of 790 teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 who participated in a first-of-its-kind Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs poll on teens' social media use, political views and political outlook. (Adrian Walker via AP)
AP-NORC Poll: US teens disillusioned, divided by politicsA survey of children ages 13 to 17 by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds teens are almost as politically polarized and pessimistic about the nation's divisions as their parents
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Republicans block bid to force Trump to release tax returnsHouse Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to Congress
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Senate confirms billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretarySenate confirms billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary
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In this 2009 photo, Shawn Boyle, general manager of Faustina restaurant in Salt Lake City, demonstrates how easily the "Zion Curtain" barrier can be removed from the restaurant's bar area. In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker introduced a proposal Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, that allows restaurants to get rid of barriers  that block people from seeing alcoholic drinks being made, a shield that supporters curbs underage drinking by hiding the glamour of bartending. (Paul Fraughton/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps barriersIn heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker wants to allow restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made
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President Donald Trump speaks to a meeting of the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to CongressPresident Donald Trump's first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core economic issues that helped him get elected
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President Donald Trump meets with leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
HBCUs, advocates looking for help from Trump on fundingHistorically black colleges and universities are looking for help from the Trump administration, Republicans during their meetings
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump meets with health insurance company CEOs, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Pressure on GOP to revamp health law grows, along with riftsPresident Donald Trump says that that "Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated."
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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