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URGENT: US Judge Orders Immediate Release of Detained Brazilian Boy

URGENT: US Judge Orders Immediate Release of Detained Brazilian Boy

Chicago (AP) -- A federal judge in Chicago on Thursday ordered the immediate release from detention of a 9-year-old Brazilian boy who was separated from his mother at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump Gets Chance to Mend GOP Fractures With Supreme Court Pick

Trump Gets Chance to Mend GOP Fractures With Supreme Court Pick

Donald Trump has a historic opportunity to shift the Supreme Court’s ideological balance and harden Republican backing for a presidency under strain amid the Russia investigation, escalating trade
Trump Tours Foxconn as Harley Trouble Rumbles Up the Road

Trump Tours Foxconn as Harley Trouble Rumbles Up the Road

After repeatedly bashing the leadership of an iconic American manufacturer this week, President Donald Trump is set to be 30 miles away from its Wisconsin headquarters Thursday to praise a Taiwanese
U.S. Appeals Court Limits Sanctuary City Injunction to Chicago

U.S. Appeals Court Limits Sanctuary City Injunction to Chicago

A full panel of the U.S. appeals court in Chicago ruled Wednesday that a national injunction prohibiting the federal government from withholding law enforcement grants to so-called sanctuary cities
Read Trump's Full List of Supreme Court Candidates to Replace Kennedy

Read Trump's Full List of Supreme Court Candidates to Replace Kennedy

President Donald Trump's list of candidates for the Supreme Court, posted on White House website last November:
House Rejects Republican Immigration Bill

House Rejects Republican Immigration Bill

House Republicans fell far short on their second attempt to pass a GOP-only immigration bill, notching one more failure on President Donald Trump’s signature issue just months before they try to
Trade War Shows Signs of Impact in U.S. Exports, Durables Data

Trade War Shows Signs of Impact in U.S. Exports, Durables Data

Some economists are detecting signs in data that trade tensions are having an impact on American companies.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he will retire, letting President Donald Trump nominate a successor who could create the most conservative court in generations and put the
Trump Plans to Name Kennedy Replacement ‘As Quickly As Possible’

Trump Plans to Name Kennedy Replacement ‘As Quickly As Possible’

President Donald Trump said he will begin the search to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy immediately and plans to make a nomination “as quickly as possible.”
Federal Election Commission Considers New Rules for Online Ads

Federal Election Commission Considers New Rules for Online Ads

The Federal Election Commission opened two days of hearings Wednesday to consider approaches to requiring sponsorship disclosures for online political advertising.
Democrat Helps Trump Block Move to Limit Tariff Power

Democrat Helps Trump Block Move to Limit Tariff Power

A Republican-led effort to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to impose tariffs based on national security grounds was scuttled for a second time this month, after the president got some help from
Merkel Says ‘All of Us Are Very Sad’ About Germany’s World Cup Loss

Merkel Says ‘All of Us Are Very Sad’ About Germany’s World Cup Loss

Chancellor Angela Merkel said “all of us are very sad” about Germany’s elimination from the World Cup, unexpectedly turning a conversation about artificial intelligence into an exchange on soccer with
Anthony Kennedy, Swing Vote on U.S. Supreme Court, Will Retire

Anthony Kennedy, Swing Vote on U.S. Supreme Court, Will Retire

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he will retire, letting President Donald Trump nominate a successor who could create the most conservative court in generations and put the
Blue State AGs Accuse Trump of Gutting Climate-Protection Rule

Blue State AGs Accuse Trump of Gutting Climate-Protection Rule

The Trump administration is trying to "gut critical climate protection rules through the back door," a group of 12 Democratic attorneys general claimed in a federal lawsuit.
House Rejects Immigration Bill After GOP Fails to Reach Agreement

House Rejects Immigration Bill After GOP Fails to Reach Agreement

House Republicans fell far short on their second attempt to pass a GOP-only immigration bill, notching one more failure on President Donald Trump’s signature issue just months before they try to
Koch Brothers-Linked Group Declares New War on Unions

Koch Brothers-Linked Group Declares New War on Unions

The Supreme Court decision to kill “agency” fees triggers a massive campaign to accelerate the demise of the American labor movement.
Rep. Davis Wants Trump to Focus on 'Bad Actors' Like China

Rep. Davis Wants Trump to Focus on 'Bad Actors' Like China

Rep. Rodney Davis, an Illinois Republican, discusses President Donald Trump's softened stance on China investments. He speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance
Supreme Court Has Brought on New Era of Labor Unrest, Rep. Ellison Says

Supreme Court Has Brought on New Era of Labor Unrest, Rep. Ellison Says

Rep. Keith Ellison, a Minnesota Democrat, discusses the Supreme Court's ruling that bars public employee contracts requiring to pay union dues, and New York Rep. Joe Crowley's shock primary defeat. He
Supreme Court's Union Fee Ruling Is a Win for Illinois Governor

Supreme Court's Union Fee Ruling Is a Win for Illinois Governor

Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner discusses the Supreme Court ruling that government employees have a constitutional right not to pay union fees. Rauner filed the lawsuit challenging the fees
Sen. Thune Says Trump's New Stance on China Investment Makes Sense

Sen. Thune Says Trump's New Stance on China Investment Makes Sense

Sen. John Tune, a South Dakota Republican, discusses President Donald Trump softening his stance on China investments. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
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