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Analysis: Stagecraft Won't Win Shutdown Battle for Trump

Analysis: Stagecraft Won't Win Shutdown Battle for Trump

By Catherine Lucey | Jan 14
President Donald Trump, who has long put a premium on stagecraft, is discovering he cannot resolve the partial government shutdown simply by putting on a show.

Developers, Not Farmers, Get Biggest Hit from Wetlands Rule

Developers, Not Farmers, Get Biggest Hit from Wetlands Rule

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jan 14
Real estate developers and those in other business sectors take out substantially more permits than farmers for projects impinging on wetlands, creeks, and streams, and who stand to reap the biggest regulatory and financial relief.

Barr As Attorney General: Old Job, Very Different Washington

Barr As Attorney General: Old Job, Very Different Washington

By Eric Tucker | Jan 14
When William Barr was attorney general in the early 1990s, he was outspoken about some of America's biggest problems. Now Barr is poised to return to the same job in a dramatically different Washington.

Industry Wary of Alternatives Tries to Protect a Word: Meat

Industry Wary of Alternatives Tries to Protect a Word: Meat

By Grant Schulte | Jan 14
More than four months after Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate the term "meat" on product labels, Nebraska's powerful farm groups are pushing for similar protection.

UK Leader Mounts Last-Ditch Bid to Win Brexit Deal Backing

UK Leader Mounts Last-Ditch Bid to Win Brexit Deal Backing

By Jill Lawless | Jan 14
British Prime Minister Theresa May planned to tell lawmakers Monday that she has received further assurances about her Brexit deal from the European Union, in a last-ditch attempt to stave off a crushing defeat for the unpopular agreement.

Kemp Prepares to Lead Georgia after Rough Partisan Campaign

Kemp Prepares to Lead Georgia after Rough Partisan Campaign

By Russ Bynum and Ben Nadler | Jan 14
Georgia's new governor campaigned as a self-described "politically incorrect conservative" who sealed support among fellow Republicans with an endorsement from President Donald Trump. Will Brian Kemp will be as partisan a governor as he was a candidate?

AP Fact Check: Trump Goes Wall to Wall on the Wall

AP Fact Check: Trump Goes Wall to Wall on the Wall

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Jan 14
Never mind the chants, the roars, the repetition. President Donald Trump acknowledged this past week he didn't mean it when he told crowds over and over that Mexico would pay — actually pay — for the wall.

Iowa Rep. King Faces Challenge from Fellow Conservative

Iowa Rep. King Faces Challenge from Fellow Conservative

By Scott McFetridge | Jan 12
The challenge isn't from a Democrat but from a deeply conservative state legislator: Randy Feenstra announced this week he'd seek the Republican nomination in Iowa's sprawling and largely rural 4th District

NBC News, Megyn Kelly Reach Separation Agreement

NBC News, Megyn Kelly Reach Separation Agreement

By David Bauder | Jan 12
NBC News announced its professional divorce agreement with Megyn Kelly late Friday, ending an association with the former Fox News Channel star whose attempt to become a network morning television star as part of the "Today" show floundered.

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Obama Support for Wall

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Obama Support for Wall

By Hope Yen and Jill Colvin | Jan 11
With the deceptive use of a video, President Donald Trump on Thursday heartily thanked his White House predecessor for supporting his policy at the Mexican border. Barack Obama has offered no such support; only criticism.

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