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  • Rubio on Kahsoggi's killing: 'We don't need direct evidence'

    Sen. Marco Rubio pushed back against Trump administration claims that there's no direct link between the Saudi crown prince and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying that "there is no way" Mohammed bin Salman wasn't aware of the killing and that he very likely ordered it. "We don't need direct evidence that he ordered the code red on this thing," Rubio, R-Florida, said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union."

  • The Latest: More candidates emerge for Trump chief of staff

    Thank you for Reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. President Donald Trump greets people after arriving via Air Force One at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.

  • GM fights to retain key tax credit amid plant closing plans

    General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers. Preserving the $7,500 tax incentive for buyers is crucial for GM as the company pivots from internal combustion engines in favor of building cars powered by batteries or hydrogen fuel cells.

  • Top House Dems talk impeachment, say Trump 'at center of a massive fraud'

    Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other scandals. "There's a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the Justice Department may indict him, that he may be the first president in quite some time to face the real prospect of jail time," said Rep. Adam Schiff, the incoming chairman of the House intelligence committee.

  • GOP senator doesn't know whether UN pick is up to the job

    A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn't know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job. Trump wants former Fox News reporter and current State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to replace Nikki Haley as ambassador.

  • Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

    Kansas' new Democratic governor promised not to raise taxes to meet her goals of boosting spending on public schools and social services. Republicans who control the Legislature argue that a tax increase is coming even if state politicians do nothing.

  • GOP senator doesn't know whether UN pick is up to the job

    In this Aug. 9, 2017, file photo, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing at the State Department in Washington. President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

  • Ken Dixon: Wanted: Some heart, brains and courage to save home

    Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Lion, and the Tin Man make their way to the Emerald City in "The Wizard of Oz." Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Lion, and the Tin Man make their way to the Emerald City in "The Wizard of Oz."

  • Gov.-elect Kemp names floor leaders for 2019 legislature

    Kemps' transition office announced his legislative floor leaders in a news release. Republican state Reps.

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