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Inauguration Singer Calls to Meet Trump on Trans Rights

Inauguration Singer Calls to Meet Trump on Trans Rights

More than a month after performing at President Donald Trump's inauguration, singer Jackie Evancho says she and her transgender sister want to meet with him about transgender rights. The 16-year-old made the...

4 hours ago

Watch: Conservative Political Action Conference

Watch: Conservative Political Action Conference

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has thanked conservatives for helping elect President Donald Trump. Conway tells a gathering in a Maryland suburb of Washington that while Trump might not have naturally...

56 minutes ago

US, Mexico Square Off on Immigration as Top Officials Meet

US, Mexico Square Off on Immigration as Top Officials Meet

Mexico's mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown are looming over a gathering of U.S. and Mexican leaders Thursday that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 09:33 PM EST

Donald Trump Is CPAC's Conquering Hero, but Tensions Remain

Donald Trump Is CPAC's Conquering Hero, but Tensions Remain

President Donald Trump is expected to be the headliner at the Conservative Political Action Conference this week in Maryland, where a slew of top White House officials will also appear, NBC News reported. Trump...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 07:29 PM EST

Republican US Senator Open to Subpoena of Trump's Taxes

Republican US Senator Open to Subpoena of Trump's Taxes

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said on Wednesday she's open to using a subpoena to investigate President Donald Trump's tax returns for potential connections to Russia. Collins, a Republican who has served as a...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 06:30 PM EST

Talk Around Town: Local Reaction to Trump's Visit to African American Museum

Talk Around Town: Local Reaction to Trump's Visit to African American Museum

WHUR's Troy Johnson talks with News4's Pat Lawson Muse about President Donald Trump's recent visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 06:06 PM EST

Trump Sends Top Aides to Mexico Amid Deep Strains With US

Trump Sends Top Aides to Mexico Amid Deep Strains With US

President Donald Trump is sending his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on a fence-mending mission made all the more challenging by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border. Ti...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 07:23 PM EST

Trump Admin Lift Fed Guidelines on Transgender Bathroom Use

Trump Admin Lift Fed Guidelines on Transgender Bathroom Use

The Trump administration lifted federal guidelines for bathroom use that allowed transgendered students to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity enacted during President Barack Obama's era on Wednesday, in a stark reversal of President Donald Trump's stance on the issue as a presidential candidate. Trump had supported use of facilities based on chosen gender identity as a candidate. 

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 05:37 PM EST

Republicans Who Won After Rowdy Town Halls Now Avoiding Them

Republicans Who Won After Rowdy Town Halls Now Avoiding Them

Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are learning a hard lesson this week as they return home: The left is...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 06:25 PM EST

D.C. Council Chairman Reopens Debate Over Paid Family Leave Act

D.C. Council Chairman Reopens Debate Over Paid Family Leave Act

The D.C. government's Paid Family Leave Act passed in December after almost two years of bitter debate. Though the law, one of the most liberal in the nation, hasn't gone into effect yet, Tom Sherwood reports the mayor and council are going to fight again over its costs.

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