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Sen. Flake faults GOP, Democrat partisanship for Trump rise

PHOENIX (AP) - Republican Sen. Jeff Flake takes his own party to task as well as Democrats, blaming both in a new book for...

Christie’s beach trip during shutdown inspires legislation

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trip with his family to a public beach shuttered during a government shutdown drew online...

Christie’s beach trip during shutdown prompts legislation

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's legislature has taken action amid the backlash over Gov. Chris Christie's trip to a state beach this month...

California seeks to solutions to homeless sex offender rate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California has as many homeless sex offenders now as it did 2½ years ago, when a state Supreme Court ruling...

Foxconn deals requires Wisconsin to act soon on tax breaks

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Rust Belt state that built a manufacturing legacy through assembly-line jobs will have to quickly transition to a more highly...

Alaska senator unfazed by Trump tweet

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A Twitter admonishment from President Donald Trump didn't seem to faze U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a moderate Republican whose vote...

Trump to nominate Kan. Gov. Brownback to serve as ambassador

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Five years ago, Gov. Sam Brownback made Kansas an economic laboratory for the nation by aggressively cutting taxes. He's expected...

Invitation: Trump to announce Foxconn plant in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin has won the fight to build the first U.S. assembly plant for electronics giant Foxconn in a project that's...

Texas Senate again OKs ‘bathroom bill’ over police criticism

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again passed the state Senate on Tuesday over...

Concerns increase in Wisconsin over deal for Foxconn plant

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Concerns are increasing among lawmakers and others in Wisconsin over what incentives the state may offer to become the first...