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Who is Judge Brett Kavanaugh?

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is one of President Trump’s potential nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court. Age: 52 Current Position: Circuit Court Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (Washington, D.C.) Education: B.A., Yale College (1987) J.D., Yale Law School (1990); Notes ...

Committee bigs say Kushner fails to provide documents

WASHINGTON — The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee say President Trump’s son-in-law hasn’t been fully forthcoming with the panel’s probe into Russian election interference, asking him to provide emails sent to him involving WikiLeaks and a “R...

Will Sjoberg joins Porter Wright's Washington office

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International trade and customs attorney William C. Sjoberg has joined Porter Wright's Washington office as a partner in its International Business & Trade practice. Will brings more than 25 years of experience representing both U.S. and ...

New money: Mnuchin and Carranza signatures now on the dollar bill

Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press Published 1:31 p.m. ET Nov. 15, 2017 | Updated 1:35 p.m. ET Nov. 15, 2017CLOSE Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza were on hand at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Wednesday to see the pr...

Mnuchin and Carranza now on $1 bills

WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza are now on the money, literally. The two officials took a tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on W...

Kremlin: law on media 'foreign agents' is our response to measures

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A draft law allowing Moscow to designate foreign media as “foreign agents” gives Russia a tool to reciprocate to restrictions Washington has imposed on Russian media operat...

Wikileaks asked Donald Trump Jr. to have Trump convince Australia to nominate Julian Assange as US ambassador

Wikileaks asked Donald Trump Jr. to get his father, then-President-elect Donald Trump, to suggest that Australia nominate Julian Assange as its US ambassador, The Atlantic reported Monday as a pa...

Palace to US House panel: We adhere to rule of law, protect human rights

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines remains “as firm as ever” in protecting human rights, Malacañang said Thursday after a US House caucus urged US President Donald Trump to raise righ...

Carl Icahn, ex-Trump adviser, subpoenaed over efforts to influence ethanol policy

Billionaire investor and former presidential adviser Carl Icahn has been subpoenaed over his attempts to influence federal ethanol policy, including his call for changes to biofuels programs that...

Maine's governor won't expand Medicaid despite approval of ballot measure

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said Wednesday his administration will not expand Medicaid until the state finds a way to pay for it, a day after voters approved a ballot measure to broaden the progra...

LePage refuses Medicaid expansion despite OK from Maine voters

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said Wednesday his administration will not expand Medicaid until the state finds a way to pay for, a day after voters approved a ballot measure to broaden the program. ...

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