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FILE -- A photo illustration depicting Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Instead of running from criticism about the Trump administration’s attempts to dismantle landmark rules that guarantee an open internet, Pai has embraced it, becoming the target of many angry protests as a result. (Illustration: The New York Times; Photo: Christopher Gregory/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
FCC votes to repeal its net neutrality rules
18 min 57 sec ago
Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) during a town hall meeting at the Gonzales Municipal Building in Gonzales, Texas, July 2, 2013. Farenthold, who is wary of a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants on the overhaul bill for the nation's immigration laws but may be open to other changes, represents a district that is half Hispanic but is considered a safe Republican seat. (Jennifer Whitney/The New York Times)
Farenthold won't seek re-election amid allegations of sexual harassment
1 hour 54 min ago
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., makes his way to a meeting in Washington about the tax bill on Dec. 1. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary
McCain, battling brain cancer, in Walter Reed from effects of treatment
2 hours 58 min ago
Ryan Rauschenberger
Impact of fed tax bill in ND remains unknown, Rauschenberger says
4 hours 8 min ago
President Donald Trump hosts Republican lawmakers for lunch and a discussion of tax legislation, at the White House in Washington, Dec. 13, 2017. House and Senate Republicans have reportedly reached an agreement, in principle, on a consensus tax bill, keeping them on track for final votes next week and a bill on Trump’s desk by Christmas. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Doubting the intelligence, Trump pursues Putin and leaves a Russian threat unchecked
4 hours 11 min ago
Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, speaks to supporters, telling them he was not conceding, in Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 12, 2017. Doug Jones, Moore's Democratic opponent, won the special election on Tuesday to fill the United States Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, now the attorney general, according to The Associated Press. (Audra Melton / Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Roy Moore releases fiery video statement, still refuses to concede Senate race
5 hours 57 min ago
December 13, 2017
The lights from the North Dakota state Christmas Tree glow against the backdrop of the gold colored columns in Memorial Hall inside the state Capitol in Bismarck on Wednesday, Dec. 13. During a public ceremony on Tuesday evening, Gov. Doug Burgum and first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum officially flipped the switch to light the tree. The artificial tree is filled with 331 donated handmade ornaments made by children, artists and craftspeople from across the state.  Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota state Christmas Tree
16 hours 23 min ago
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith talks to reporters, with Gov. Mark Dayton watching, just after Dayton said on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that he would appoint her to the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Al Franken. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith praised by Minnesota delegation members
18 hours 2 min ago
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton
Dayton: Closing Lancaster, Roseau ports early puts federal convenience ahead of people's needs
19 hours 48 min ago
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
20 hours 6 min ago
Gov. Doug Burgum at an addiction program earlier this year.  Forum News Service file photo
ND launches ad campaign to reduce stigma of addiction
20 hours 23 min ago
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will remain in the Senate when she takes over Lt. Gov. Tina Smith's job. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Grandchildren's pictures could mediate potential constitutional conflict
21 hours 2 min ago
Republicans reach compromise plan on taxes, expanding tax cuts for the wealthy
December 13, 2017 - 12:46pm
Omarosa Manigault, pictured in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in February, will leave her White House post on Jan. 20. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Former 'Apprentice' star Omarosa Manigault Newman to leave White House
December 13, 2017 - 11:05am
Doug Jones stands for a photograph Tuesday with voters outside a polling location in Bessemer, Ala. Jones won his bid for the U.S. Senate. Nicole Craine / Bloomberg
Analysis: Doug Jones victory in Alabama will likely speed up Republican tax train
December 13, 2017 - 8:13am