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David Bernhardt was President Trump's nominee to become Secretary of the Interior.
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Doug Sovern
March 27, 2019 - 9:09 am
Salmon fishers and dozens of California environmental groups oppose President Trump's nomination of David Bernhardt to lead the Interior Department.
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President Donald Trump accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., right, arrives for a Senate Republican policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 26, 2019 - 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats pressed insistently for Robert Mueller's full report and Justice Department officials said more information could be...
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Doug Sovern
March 26, 2019 - 2:26 pm
California Sen. Kamala Harris rolled out the first major policy proposal of her nascent presidential campaign by calling for giving teachers a significant raise with federal tax revenue.
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, Michael Avenatti speaks to the media outside the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after posting bail for a felony domestic violence charge. U.S. prosecutors announced Monday, March 25, 2019 they have charged Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud. A spokesman for the U.S. attorney in Los Angeles said Avenatti was arrested Monday in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)
March 25, 2019 - 8:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the pugnacious attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that included trying to shake down Nike for as much as $25 million by threatening the company with bad...
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President Donald Trump waves after speaking with the media after stepping off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Washington. The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 24, 2019 - 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): 7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says "America is the greatest place on earth." That was Trump's only comment as he returned to the White House on Sunday, hours after the...
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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., makes special remarks during the worship service at Ebenezer Baptist Church on Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Atlanta. The Democratic presidential candidate is one of several candidates to visit Georgia in the 2020 cycle. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 24, 2019 - 2:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris sent a signal to the old guard of Democratic politics that every era has its end. At an Atlanta church service Sunday, the presidential candidate compared leadership to a relay race in which each generation must ask themselves "what do we do during that...
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Jeff Adachi, who was San Francisco's public defender, died on Feb. 22, 2019.
San Francisco Public Defender
Melissa Culross
March 22, 2019 - 7:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Adachi, San Francisco's former public defender, died from an accidental overdose of cocaine and alcohol and had an underlying heart condition, according to the San Francisco Medical Examiner. The autopsy results were released on Friday. Adachi, 59, was found unresponsive in a...
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Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Friday, March 22, 2019. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to present a report to the Justice Department any day now outlining the findings of his nearly two-year investigation into Russian election meddling, possible collusion with Trump campaign officials and possible obstruction of justice by Trump . (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 22, 2019 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local): 6:40 p.m. President Donald Trump's lawyers want an early look at special counsel Robert Mueller's findings before they are made public. That's according to Rudy Giuliani, Trump's attorney. He says...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, for a trip to visit a Army tank plant in Lima, Ohio, and a fundraising event in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 21, 2019 - 2:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as "ridiculous." "Let it come out, let people see it," Trump told reporters as he left the White House on Wednesday for a trip...
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U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), left, and House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speak during a town hall meeting on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, hosted by the Florida Atlantic University College Democrat in Boca Raton, Fla. (Photo by Mike
Nancy Pelosi (Photo credit: Mike Stocker/Sun Sentinel/TNS/Sipa USA)
Doug Sovern
March 19, 2019 - 3:27 pm
A dozen activists protested outside the San Francisco office of Rep. Nancy Pelosi, demanding she reverse course on the impeachment of President Trump.
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