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Mercedes Fortune said Phoenix police will be updating security at the facility, including additional screening, as well as fewer accessible entrances to the building. According to NBC affiliate, KPNX 12 News TV, this weekend, there will be an increased number of both uniformed and plainclothes officers at the event.
  • After being charged with allegedly assaulting reporter, Gianforte wins Montana House seat

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    Gootkin gave his reasoning behind not arresting Gianforte Wednesday night, after the alleged assault took place. Quist emphasized issues like healthcare during the race, and refrained from commenting on the incident. Gianforte's campaign later issued a statement , seemingly contradicted by the audio, saying it was Jacobs who had been "aggressive". "Get the hell out of here", Gianforte says.
  • Texas lawmakers finalize deal on $217B spending bill

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    He offered to take a few questions after he finished and reporters were quick to ask about the elephant in the room; will there be a special session. "Although Texas House leaders have been obstinate and closed-minded on this issue throughout this session", Patrick said in a statement, "I was hopeful when we put this package together last week that we had found an opening that would break the logjam".
  • Another bad budget from Trump targets the poor

    Another bad budget from Trump targets the poor

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    He seeks to balance the budget within 10 years. President Donald Trump has sent Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that proposes to eliminate the deficit in a decade while protecting Social Security and Medicare . Trump's proposal foresees selling half of the US emergency oil stockpile, created in 1975 after the Arab oil embargo caused fears of price spikes. For his part, U.S.
  • May to raise Manchester 'leak' with Trump

    May to raise Manchester 'leak' with Trump

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    Trump added that such leaks posed a threat to National Security . It was the latest of a series of leaks to American journalists that appeared to come from U.S. Sky News said the two Islamists worshipped at Didsbury Mosque in the leafy Manchester suburbs, where trustees on Wednesday decried the "horrific atrocity" at the arena and denied any links to extremism.
  • With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

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    An amendment pushed by House Democrats that would have instead added $600 million new dollars into k-12 education over three years was beaten back by conservatives and some more moderate Republicans . "The Cures Act was one of the most meaningful bills we passed previous year, and I am proud to have shepherded it through the Senate and into enactment".
  • Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

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    Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told lawmakers that the bill would achieve savings through "structural changes" that would "put the states much more in control over how they administer health care at the local level".
  • Troopers focus on Interstate 90 in South Dakota, Minnesota

    Troopers focus on Interstate 90 in South Dakota, Minnesota

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    In Ohio, 1.5 million people are hitting the road. The Georgia State Patrol encourages using a designated driver if the consumption of alcoholic beverages will be in your plans. McDonough said that impaired driving is one of the leading contributing factors in fatal traffic crashes that our troopers investigate. "They are there to remind everyone to operate their vehicles safely, but there is also personal responsibility in keeping you and your family safe".
  • Polls Close in Montana's Suddenly Famous Special Congressional Election

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    Republicans in Washington indicated that they were unlikely to block him from taking office, despite the possibility of a criminal conviction in the coming weeks. "Gianforte, the manly and studly candidate , threw the 125-pound wet dishrag reporter from The Guardian to the ground", Limbaugh said , according to an online transcript of his show posted on his website.
  • Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite The Assault Charge

    Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite The Assault Charge

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    It was hard to determine on election night to what extent voters who cast a ballot Thursday were influenced by the altercation. A US Republican candidate accused of assaulting a reporter was declared the projected victor of Thursday's Montana special congressional election, which had been considered a bellwether in the opening months of Donald Trump's crisis-ridden presidency.
  • Trump says Joe Lieberman is front-runner for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

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    Comey , his previous Federal Bureau of Investigation head, last week. The updates came from Trump as he addressed the media after a White House meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. But after losing the Democratic Senate primary in 2006, he ran and won reelection as an independent and he endorsed Republican John McCain for president in the 2008 election.