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FILE - In this June 26, 2017, file photo, protesters outside the federal courthouse in San Antonio, Texas, take part in a rally to oppose a new Texas "sanctuary cities" bill that aligns with the president's tougher stance on illegal immigration. A federal appeals court gave Texas more latitude Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, to enforce a "sanctuary cities" ban backed by the Trump administration, but opponents suing over the immigration crackdown said it was unlikely to drastically change the status quo. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Court: Texas can enforce more of 'sanctuary cities' lawA federal appeals court says Texas can enforce more of its so-called sanctuary cities law
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon his return to the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Latest: Seahawks coach calls protest decision difficultSeattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says there were difficult conversations in the process of his team deciding to stay in the locker room during the national anthem Sunday
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The Latest: Fight over young immigrants ensnares billHouse Republicans have failed to gain the votes necessary to pass tax breaks for hurricane victims and continue federal aviation programs after Sept. 30
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The Latest: Austin to honor federal immigration detainersA Texas sheriff who had declined to honor some requests to detain immigrants in local jails says that her county now will comply with all such requests from federal authorities
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U.S. Capitol Police assist people, many with disabilities, arriving for a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the last-ditch GOP push to overhaul the nation's health care system, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Collins' opposition all but kills GOP health care driveThe last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama's health care law has essentially died
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Former US Rep. Joseph McDade of Pennsylvania dies at 85Former 18-term U.S. Rep. Joseph McDade of Pennsylvania has died at age 85
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Zinke: One-third of Interior employees not loyal to TrumpInterior Secretary Ryan Zinke says nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and President Donald Trump, adding that he is working to change the department's regulatory culture to be more business friendly
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Detroit Lions defensive end Armonty Bryant (97), defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson (91) and defensive end Cornelius Washington (90) take a knee during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
Trump revels in drama over spat with NFLPresident Donald Trump indulges in favorite kind of drama in feud with kneeling NFL players: personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making.
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Senate narrowly backs Trump pick for labor boardSenate narrowly backs Trump pick for labor board
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In this Sept. 22, 2017, photo President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Huntsville, Ala.  Trump says he wants to lure Democratic lawmakers to sign on to a Republican-crafted tax overhaul plan. But negotiators must grapple with the reality that any handouts to Democrats quickly could turn into turn-offs for the GOP. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
GOP, White House eye deep cuts to corporate tax rateWhite House and congressional Republicans finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the levy for the wealthiest Americans
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Residents at La Perla community in Old San Juan comfort one another as the community recovers from Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. The island territory of more than 3 million U.S. citizens is reeling in the devastating wake of Hurricane Maria. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Feds rush aid to Puerto Rico amid growing pleas for helpFederal agencies ramp up their response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico as the Trump administration seeks to blunt criticism its response to Hurricane Maria has been less than with other recent storms
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Shaylin Sluzalis, sits with her sister Brinnani Sluzalis, both of Williamsport, Pa., as they and others from a group called ADAPT, rally prior to a hearing by the Senate Finance Committee on the Graham-Cassidy health care repeal, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Brittani receives Medicaid services. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Collins opposes GOP health care billMaine's Sen. Susan Collins says she's against the last-gasp Republican health care bill, which now lacks enough GOP support to pass
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