Government

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, poses with his local security team before departing Manama International Airport in Manama, Bahrain, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool Photo via AP)
January 12, 2019 - 2:09 pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American diplomats are upbeat despite the government shutdown that has left many of them working without pay, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday. "Morale is good," Pompeo told reporters in Abu Dhabi, one of the stops on his nine-nation tour of...
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White House
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January 04, 2019 - 9:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House senior staff will be gathering over the weekend at the Camp David presidential compound for a "staff retreat" to discuss the administration's priorities for 2019. And White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Trump will be joining them and...
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Ryan Zinke
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July 18, 2018 - 5:57 pm
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department's internal watchdog has opened an investigation into Secretary Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the head of an energy services company that does business with the agency. Deputy Inspector General Mary Kendall said in a letter Wednesday to...
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US Supreme Court Justices
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June 27, 2018 - 9:39 am
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor.
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