AUSTIN, Texas — Texas lt. gov. reverses himself, declares vote on tough abortion bill came too late to pass.
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Rep. Mick Mulvaney admitted in a questionnaire that he did not pay more than $15,000 in payroll taxes for a household employee from 2000 to 2004.
Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to an intensive care unit on Wednesday, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution, according to his spokesman.
Together, they delivered a post-election autopsy with a dire prediction: Republican survival requires embracing a message of tolerance and respect in an increasingly diverse United States.
The Army has started the process of launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing of the Missouri River in North Dakota, though a federal judge could stop the effort.