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  1. Why Trump’s rollback of Obama rules won’t do much for coal country

    03.28 / 21:22 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    President Donald Trump campaigned on putting coal miners back to work, and on Tuesday, he gave the impression he was delivering. But he wasn’t. Trump rolled back Obama administration regulations … Click to Continue »…
  2. US stock indexes move higher as consumer confidence gains

    03.28 / 20:11 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Financials companies led U.S. stock indexes broadly higher in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, on course to snap an eight-day losing streak by the Dow Jones industrial average. The market got a … Click to Continue…
  3. Judge approves plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water lines

    03.28 / 18:52 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    A federal judge approved a deal Tuesday to replace water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, marking a permanent fix to overcome the disastrous decision in 2014 to draw … Click to Continue…
  4. Outdoors companies mobilize hikers in multimillion-dollar battle over public lands

    03.28 / 17:40 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Two generations ago, they were often written off as a bunch of hippies making backpacks and climbing gear for niche markets. But in recent decades, companies such as Patagonia and … Click to Continue…
  5. Health Secretary Tom Price still holds Trump cards in Obamacare outcome

    03.28 / 16:29 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    With the Trump administration reeling from the failure of the GOP health care bill, many are wondering whether Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will now work to undermine … Click to Continue…
  6. Secret Service takes man with package into custody following ‘suspicious comments’

    03.28 / 16:29 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    There is a security perimeter around the White House after a suspicious package was found on the north side on Tuesday, according to the Secret Service. .@SecretService investigating suspicious package … Click to Continue…
  7. Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call

    03.28 / 16:29 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Scottish lawmakers have voted to seek a new referendum on independence, to be held within the next two years. The Scottish parliament voted 69-59 to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's … Click to Continue…
  8. The Latest: Ryan says Nunes should still lead Russia probe

    03.28 / 15:16 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on an investigation into purported ties between Trump associates and Russia (all times local): 11:10 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is expressing confidence in the chairman of the … Click to Continue…
  9. US home prices rose in January by most in 2 ½ years

    03.28 / 14:01 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars … Click to Continue …
  10. Health secretary Tom Price still holds Trump cards in Obamacare outcome

    03.28 / 14:01 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    With the Trump administration still reeling from the failure of the GOP health care bill, many are wondering whether Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will now work to … Click to Continue…
  11. Trump requests — and receives — this infrastructure list from builders union

    03.28 / 12:39 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Labor unions representing construction workers have sent an infrastructure priority list to President Donald Trump at his request, as his White House searches for projects to greenlight that require little … Click to Continue…
  12. Another congressional clash looms over coal miners’ health benefits

    03.28 / 12:39 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Lawmakers representing coal-producing states are using every political device they can – including threatening to trigger a partial government shutdown to holding up a White House nominee – to prevent … Click to Continue »…
  13. Conservative activists rally around lawmakers who defied Trump on health care

    03.28 / 12:39 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Their congressional colleagues are sniping at them and Donald Trump is scolding them on Twitter, but members of the deeply conservative House Freedom Caucus are winning loud and unwavering support … Click to Continue…
  14. Trump again blames House Freedom Caucus for failure of health care bill

    03.28 / 12:39 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    President Donald Trump again blamed the House Freedom Caucus, a group of about three dozen right-wing representatives, for the failure of his health care bill to replace Obamacare. Speaker of … Click to Continue…
  15. Trump, on Twitter, asks why Clintons aren’t being investigated for ties to Russia

    03.28 / 12:39 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets Monday evening, asked why former President Bill Clinton and wife Hillary Clinton, who Trump defeated in the 2016 election, are not being … Click to Continue…
  16. Trump’s deal-making reputation on line today with health vote

    03.24 / 10:24 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Donald Trump prizes his skills as a negotiator. It’s the No. 1 selling point for the author of “The Art of the Deal.” But Trump could see his first legislative … Click to Continue »…
  17. British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker

    03.24 / 09:15 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell Ajao, London's top counterterror officer said Friday. Mark Rowley revealed the name in … Click to Continue…
  18. Senate passes $43 billion state budget proposal

    03.24 / 08:11 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Senate on Friday passed a $43 billion two-year state budget proposal that relies, in part, on a statewide property tax earmarked for education, while also making cuts to some … Click to Continue…
  19. Asian markets mixed as US health bill delay raises doubts

    03.24 / 07:07 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Asian stock markets are mixed Friday after a U.S. vote on a health care bill was delayed, raising doubts among investors over whether President Donald Trump can push through his … Click to Continue…
  20. Ohio school-funding suit leaves mark after 20 years

    03.24 / 06:01 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Twenty years after the first decision in Ohio's landmark school-funding lawsuit, hundreds of new school buildings dot the landscape and the notion of what constitutes an adequate education is regularly … Click to Continue…