Category: Primary

Senate approves $145B spending bill to fund energy, veterans
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Senate approves $145B spending bill to fund energy, veterans

By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved a $145 billion spending bill to fund the Energy Department and veterans’ programs for the next budget year. The 86-5 vote in favor of the bill sends it back to the House, which approved a similar bill this month. Lawmakers hope to send...

Trump trash-talks restaurant that booted his press secretary
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Trump trash-talks restaurant that booted his press secretary

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday trash-talked a Virginia restaurant that asked his press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, to leave because she worked for his administration. In a tweet, Trump said that The Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, “should focus more on cleaning its filthy canopies, doors and...

Daily News Digest – June 25, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 25, 2018

Good morning. Here’s your Daily News for Monday, June 25, 2018.  1. No words. Attorney General Steve Marshall’s wife, Bridgette, dies.  I don’t know what to say. Yesterday, Bridgette Marshall, wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall, died. Here’s the statement from the AG’s office: We are saddened to report that Bridgette Marshall, wife of Attorney General...

What’s going on with Cliff Sims?
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What’s going on with Cliff Sims?

Cliff Sims wasn't fired. When I asked around to my own sources in and around the White House, I was shown documentation from the White House Office of Personnel Management that dispels that notion.

Pentagon says two bases to house immigrants
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Pentagon says two bases to house immigrants

The Pentagon said it would make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. It wasn't clear Sunday if the housing would be limited strictly to children or if it would also involve families.

Auburn putting $5 million into research
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Auburn putting $5 million into research

Auburn University is trying to increase its research programs with $5 million in funding for a variety of projects. University officials say money from the general operating budget is being used to pay for research under a program established last year by President Steven Leath.