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Clooney uses Cesar award to warn about hate in age of Trump

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George Clooney used the stage at the 42nd Cesar awards, France's equivalent of the Oscars, to criticize U.S. President Donald Trump, without directly calling him out by name.Read more

'No anonymous sources,' Trump scolds - after WH uses them

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Reporters "shouldn't be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody's name," he declared, just hours after members of his own staff held a press briefing and refused to allow their names to be used.Read more

The Statehouse goes to the dogs — and cats

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After a long day of making tough decisions, researching legislation and working with constituents, there’s always one creature happy to see a lawmaker — their pet.Read more


Trump to address CPAC Friday morning

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President Donald Trump will find a much more receptive crowd at the nation's largest gathering of conservative activists than when he first addressed the group six years ago.Read more

Minneapolis women line up for 'she persisted' tattoos

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So many women showed up at a Minneapolis tattoo parlor for a permanent reminder of female solidarity that it had to turn away some latecomers.Read more

Senate OKs legislative employees bringing guns to work

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Legislative employees could join lawmakers in carrying handguns in the Indiana Statehouse under a measure advanced by the Senate.Read more

HOWEY: The legacy of the Pence governorship

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In politics, first and last impressions are impactful. Through that prism we view the four-year term of Gov. Mike Pence.Read more

Indiana Senate panel slashes pre-K funding proposal

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An Indiana Senate panel is slashing a proposed funding increase for a program that provides state-funded preschool to poor children, jeopardizing a campaign promise made by Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb.Read more

DNC race tight; South Bend's Buttigieg considered long-shot

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Insider vote counts put South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg in the back of the crowd running for DNC chair, but he is still making a lot of buzz and has picked up several endorsements.Read more

Pence condemns vandalism at Jewish cemetery

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Vice President Mike Pence is visiting a suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery where more than 150 headstones were damaged earlier in the week. He says there is "no place in America for hatred or acts of prejudice or violence or anti-Semitism."Read more

Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

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The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.Read more

Indiana Senate panel advances abortion bill on parental rights

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An abortion bill meant to strengthen parental rights could make it harder for pregnant minors seeking to obtain the procedure through a judicial waiver.Read more