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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model. Walker's plan, which needs federal approval, comes as he...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (all times local): 9:25 p.m. A political science professor at the University of Montana says it's unclear how Republican Greg Gianforte's physical confrontation with...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A reporter for the Guardian newspaper is alleging that the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat "body slammed" him...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Voters will head to the polls Thursday to decide who will fill Montana's only U.S. House seat amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs. They are choosing between a wealthy GOP businessman...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers and lakes file for a permit. The chamber voted largely along party lines to approve the Reducing...
NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets. President Donald Trump is proposing...
BRUSSELS (AP) — In his first big tour on the world stage, President Donald Trump is choosing caution over his usual brand of chaos. The early morning Twitter rants that so often rattle Washington have disappeared as Trump travels through the Middle East and Europe. The president...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson wants to change the name of the sprawling federal agency he leads. Carson says he's has "a plan for eventually changing the name from Housing and Urban Development to Housing and Community Development." He made the remarks in an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump's budget director insists the administration's spending plans won't cut Medicaid money, but by any conventional measure of federal financing the health care program for families and the poor is clearly on the chopping block. Mick Mulvaney, director of the...