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AP Source: McConnell tells Republicans he does not yet have votes to block witnesses in Trump's impeachment trialAP Source: McConnell tells Republicans he does not yet have votes to block witnesses in Trump's impeachment trial
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Shelly Smith braids hair for Bridget Dunmore at her salon, Braid Heaven, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 in Kansas City, Kan. Legislators in Kansas and Wisconsin are considering whether to revise their states' anti-discrimination laws to ban bias in housing, employment and public accommodations based on hairstyles "historically associated with race" such as braids, locs and twists. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Midwestern states consider banning bias based on hairstylesBlack female legislators in two predominantly white Midwestern states are trying to convince their Republican colleagues to join a national push to outlaw discrimination based on hairstyles such as braids and dreadlocks
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Biden won't commit to backing Sanders if he's the nomineeFormer Vice President Joe Biden is stopping short of saying he’d support Bernie Sanders if the progressive Vermont senator wins the Democratic presidential nomination
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Unite Here labor union staying neutral in Democratic primaryUnite Here, the parent of the large Nevada union representing hotel and casino workers, says it is not planning to endorse a candidate in the Democratic presidential primary
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump Team Wraps Up Its Impeachment ArgumentThe arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial are over, even as the debate on whether John Bolton should be called as a witness rages on. Trump's defense team wrapped up its three days of arguments Tuesday; next up, senators will be allowed to ask the House managers and Trump's legal...
Newser1 hour ago
Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty campaigns for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Gallatin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Trump Jr. boosts Hagerty for U.S. Senate in Tennessee tripDonald Trump Jr. has hit the campaign trail in Tennessee to help Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bill Hagerty tout the endorsement of his father, President Donald Trump
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supporters of President Donald Trump supporters stand in a crowd near the iconic Wildwoods sign near the Wildwoods Convention Center as they wait to enter a campaign rally with Trump, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Wildwood, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Trump looks to boost 2020 bid with peace plan, Jersey rallyPresident Donald Trump is spending a particularly busy day moving on several fronts at once toward a common goal: shoring up support for his reelection bid
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, front, speaks to Colombia's Defense Minister Carlos Trujillo during a visit to an anti-narcotics police in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
Trump backs Pompeo against NPR, criticizes CNN and Fox NewsThe nation's media critic-in-chief is back on the job
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Sanders' Social Security 'adjustments' undercut Biden attackDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders expressed an openness to making “adjustments" to the tax and benefit structure of Social Security as a congressman in the 1990s
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry, shows Jeffrey Epstein. Federal prosecutors said Thursday Jan. 9, 2020, that jailhouse video no longer exists of the area around Jeffrey Epstein's jail cell on a day he survived an apparent suicide attempt.  (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)
AP Exclusive: Feds backtrack on transfer of Epstein wardenThe Bureau of Prisons has reversed course and is now holding off on transferring the warden who was in charge of the New York City jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself last year
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Rabbi David Niederman speaks during a meeting with Attorney General William Barr at the Boro Park Jewish Community Council, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 in New York. "I cannot tell you how much it means to us when you say our federal government will have zero tolerance towards hate," said Niederman, who said three of his relatives were killed by Nazis during the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Barr says there will be 'zero tolerance' on anti-SemitismAttorney General William Barr has ordered federal prosecutors across the U.S. to step up their efforts to combat anti-Semitic hate crimes
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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