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Arkansas Governor Signs 18-Week Abortion Ban Into Law

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas' Republican governor has signed into law a measure banning most abortions 18 weeks into a woman's pregnancy, enacting one of the strictest prohibitions in the country. Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday signed the measure, which incl...
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Anti-Abortion Bills: Odds Good in GOP States, not Congress

President Donald Trump's call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators in several states are pushing ahead with their own tough anti-abortion bills that they hope can pass muster with the Supreme Court. ...
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Both Parties Feel Urgency After Senate Fails to End Shutdown

WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic leaders hunted Friday for a way to halt the 35-day partial government shutdown, but remained at odds over President Donald Trump's demand that any compromise include money for his coveted border wall. "There are discus...
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Trump, Democrats Rams Up Pressure as Shutdown Hits 3rd Week

WASHINGTON — With no weekend breakthrough to end a prolonged partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is standing firm in his border wall funding demands and newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up pressure on Trump and Republican la...