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Executive order protest (Timothy A. Clary / AFP / Getty)

Smaller Protests Greet Trump’s New Executive Order

Protests at several California airports greeted President Donald Trump’s new executive order suspending travel from terror-prone countries on Monday, but they were smaller and less vociferous than in January, according to multiple news reports.

Jerry Brown State of the State 2017 (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Praises Donald Trump: ‘Amen to That, Brother’ on Infrastructure

California Governor Jerry Brown was expected to deliver a combative State of the State address on Tuesday, as he outlined his plans to fight President Donald Trump’s policies on immigration, Obamacare and climate change. He did that — but departed from his prepared text to praise Trump’s commitment to spend federal funds on infrastructure and to use union labor.

Biden, Garcetti Meet over Minimum Wage Hike

Biden, Garcetti Meet over Minimum Wage Hike

“No one in America should be working 40 hours a week and living below the poverty level–no one.” So said Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday at a roundtable discussion about the minimum wage with Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti,

Democrats Grow Antsy About Syria Vote

Democrats Grow Antsy About Syria Vote

With the vote coming tomorrow, House Democrats said they are increasingly anxious about a proposal to authorize President Obama to arm and train Syrian rebels with the hope they will combat the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists consolidating power in the

Chris Wallace Takes on Dem Over Obama's Executive Orders

Chris Wallace Takes on Dem Over Obama's Executive Orders

In citing a long list of the presidents executive actions and last week’s unanimous Supreme Court ruling against Obama’s recess appointments, “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace grilled Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) on President Barack Obama’s excessive use of executive

Dems On Obama Speech: He Was Venting

Dems On Obama Speech: He Was Venting

Watching President Obama’s deeply partisan speech Tuesday on his health care law, you might have thought he was making a play for the midterm elections, with red meat rhetoric that could make Democratic base feel good again, if at least