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January 17, 2018
President Donald Trump arrives for dinner at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 14, 2018. Trump told reporters outside the club, “I’m not a racist. I’m the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you,” and insisted that the derogatory comment attributed to him during an Oval Office meeting on immigration last week did not occur. (Al Drago/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Kelly calls some of President Trump's campaign pledges on immigration, wall 'uninformed,' meeting attendees say
22 hours 17 min ago
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, with Marc Short, the Trump administration’s director of legislative affairs, look on as President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, Jan. 5. 2018. Trump was traveling to Camp David for a meeting with congressional Republicans. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly expresses optimism about DACA deal without suggesting timeline
23 hours 29 min ago
Jan 6, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; General overall view of the NFL Shield logo at midfield during the NFC Wild Card playoff football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Photo courtesy of Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
NFL asks reporters to specify their race for Super Bowl press passes
January 17, 2018 - 11:49am
President Donald Trump at Conversations with the Women of America, a panel event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, across the street from the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Trump's 'Fake News Awards' are shaping up to be a total flop
January 17, 2018 - 11:25am
The National Park Service Advisory Board members who just quit en masse said they tried unsuccessfully to engage with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, seen here at an event in Washington, D.C., in September. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration
January 17, 2018 - 7:04am
January 16, 2018
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, leaves a meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 19, 2017. The Wall Street Journal reported on Jan. 12, 2018 that Cohen orchestrated a $130,000 payment to a pornographic-film actress in October 2016 to prevent her from going public with claims of a consensual sexual encounter with Trump. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Porn star reportedly spoke to journalist in 2016 about Trump settlement, fearing he wouldn't pay up
January 16, 2018 - 5:15pm
President Donald Trump with Dr. Ronny Jackson, a rear admiral in the Navy and the current White House physician, in the White House in Washington, Aug. 3, 2017. Jackson will oversea Trump’s first comprehensive physical examination as president on Jan. 12. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump did 'exceedingly well' on a cognitive test, top White House doctor says
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
President Donald Trump speaks alongside President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan at the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to intervene on DACA
January 16, 2018 - 2:43pm
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, pictured earlier this month, said Tuesday she "did not hear that word used" when asked during a Senate hearing about a vulgarity attributed to President Donald Trump. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Asked about Trump's vulgar comments, DHS secretary says, 'I did not hear that word used'
January 16, 2018 - 1:12pm
Vice President Mike Pence after the weekly Republican Senate luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 4, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
A pastor lights into President Trump - with Vice President Pence sitting in the front pew
January 16, 2018 - 10:45am
Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, delivers remarks during a vote on net neutrality, as seen on a TV inside a media overflow room at the FCC headquarters in Washington, Dec. 14, 2017. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
50 senators endorse resolution to restore FCC net neutrality regulations
January 16, 2018 - 8:46am
January 15, 2018
Down goes Jitters?
January 15, 2018 - 5:45pm
President Donald Trump arrives for dinner at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 14, 2018. Trump told reporters outside the club, “I’m not a racist. I’m the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you,” and insisted that the derogatory comment attributed to him during an Oval Office meeting on immigration last week did not occur. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Trump visits Trump golf course
January 15, 2018 - 4:16pm
State Sen. Billie Sutton, a Burke Democrat, speaks at an event at Mitchell's Cornerstone Coffee House & Deli in January. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Sutton swings for the fences
January 15, 2018 - 8:52am
January 14, 2018
Daugaard seeks new craft beer laws to help growing industry
January 14, 2018 - 1:50pm
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