Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.

Walker's reinsurance bill, $7 million marketing plan up

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Gov. Scott Walker's plan to help reduce insurance premiums for people buying plans on the private market in Wisconsin is up for legislative approval.

Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

February 19
A Republican state senator who shouted at University of Idaho students in the Capitol to lobby for a birth control bill on Monday now faces an ethics complaint after a tweet from an account presenting as the lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague.
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The Latest: Trump tells Pa. Republicans to challenge new map

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Students took part Monday in a “lie-in” on the road outside the White House for 3 minutes at a time in an effort to symbolize how long it took Nikolas Cruz to gun down his victims in Parkland, Fla., last week.

Advocates turn to Legislature for gun-law changes in Minn.

The Florida school shooting that killed 17 students and teachers last week has galvanized gun-control groups. Second Amendment advocates, meanwhile, want lawmakers to reconsider gun-rights bills that fell by the wayside last year.
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The Latest: Trump says tax cuts giving GOP an edge

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Minnesota Legislature convenes Tuesday, with long list of priorities

A senator and representative, who won special elections this month, will be sworn in.
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Appleton man charged with making terrorist threats

An Appleton man has been formally charged with making terrorist threats after investigators say he sent an electronic message to the FBI threatening to "shoot up" a school.
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Trump: Dems defended election integrity until they lost

President Donald Trump is again accusing his predecessor of not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
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Fleeing car crashes into tree during police chase, killing 2

Authorities say a suspected stolen car fleeing police in a high-speed chase crashed into a tree in Cleveland, killing two people in the vehicle.
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Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose

Chris Grady was a theater kid counting down the days until he reported for duty in the U.S. Army this summer, when a gunman opened fire at his school. As he huddled in his classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday listening to shots ring out nearby, what he felt wasn't fear, but anger.
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Walker's reinsurance bill, $7 million marketing plan up

Gov. Scott Walker's plan to help reduce insurance premiums for people buying plans on the private market in Wisconsin is up for legislative approval.
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11-year-old Pennsylvania Boy Scout called for jury duty

One Pennsylvania resident has been called to perform his civic duty a few years earlier than expected.
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Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, shown at an event in 2012, received strong support from big-time donors at an event last week.

Pawlenty finds 'A-list' support as he mulls return to Minn. politics

A group of about 100 of Minnesota's richest, most politically engaged Republicans filed into a common room last week. The host was former Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He was offering an opportunity to get in on his own potential comeback bid in a gubernatorial race shaping up as the most significant and wide open in years.
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NYC still waiting to fill new 'night mayor' position

New York City is still waiting to see who will become its first ever "night mayor."
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Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and the escalating debate about controls on weapons.
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Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week.
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Complaint filed against Idaho senator who yelled at students

A Republican state senator who shouted at University of Idaho students in the Capitol to lobby for a birth control bill on Monday now faces an ethics complaint after a tweet from an account presenting as the lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague.
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Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid _ and Romney accepts

President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.
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California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters

That sign in hotel rooms asking guests if they really need their towels and sheets washed each day would become the rule in California, enforced with a $500 fine, if water officials vote to make a series of smaller-scale conservation measures permanent in the drought-prone state.
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Serena Williams champions issues on _ and off _ tennis court

Moments after Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title, she proudly raised her fist in a black power salute.It caused a bit of frenzy at…
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Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain.
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This Week: Home sales, jobless claims, Cinemark earns

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:HOME SALES PERKING UP?Economists project that sales of previously occupied homes…