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Trump Administration Picks a New Leader for US Border Patrol

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has named a new head of the U.S. Border Patrol. Rodney Scott will take over for Carla Provost, who is retiring, according to an announcement obtained Friday by The Associated Press from Mark Morgan, acting head of U.S. ...
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Watchdog: White House Violated Law in Freezing Ukraine Aid

WASHINGTON — The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday. “The OMB, the White House, the administration broke — ...
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House Approves Measure to Restrain Trump’s Actions on Iran

WASHINGTON — Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against ...
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Steyer Will Be in Fresno on Monday. Find Out Where.

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer, who has already spent $83 million on ad buys in the 2020 race, is scheduled to visit Fresno on Monday. Steyer and his wife, Kat Taylor, will be in town to open h...

Free Rides for 3 Assemblymen, and Wild Cards in House Race

Fresno Republican Assemblyman Jim Patterson is unchallenged on the March ballot. So are Republican Assemblyman Frank Bigelow of O'Neals, and Democratic Assemblyman Adam Gray of Merced. But in a Valley congressional race that is expected to be highly comp...