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Senate Votes to Block Saudi Arms Sales as Trump Vows Veto

WASHINGTON — The Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new challenge to President Donald Trump's alliance with the country amid rising tensions in the Middle East. Trump has promised to veto the me...
Federal tax reform will help many Californians, but it will dig deep into the pockets of the state's wealthy residents

California Renews Bid to Get Presidential Candidates’ Taxes

SACRAMENTO — The California Legislature is trying again to force presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns, hoping a new Democratic governor known for his clashes with President Donald Trump won't block them this time. "We believe that ...
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Teen Tells Senate Why He Defied His Mom to Get Vaccinated

WASHINGTON — An Ohio teen defied his mother's anti-vaccine beliefs and started getting his shots when he turned 18 — and told Congress on Tuesday that it's crucial to counter fraudulent claims on social media that scare parents. "I grew up under my mother's...
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Senators Pay Tribute to late Randy Ghan, a Lion of Valley Labor

Hundreds mourned the death of longtime Valley labor leader Randy Ghan at a ceremony Monday (Jan. 14) at the Clovis Veterans Memorial Hall. At the same time, the state Senate adjourned its meeting in honor of Ghan. Sen. Anna Caballero (D-Salinas), Sen. Me...