Executive vetoes

President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the White House complex, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 23, 2018 - 5:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just when House Republicans needed Donald Trump's backing the most — on their big immigration overhaul — he dashed off a presidential tweet saying they should quit wasting their time on it. The Friday tweet is hardly the first time the president has abandoned his allies in a...
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June 18, 2018 - 1:58 pm
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday on redistricting lawsuits in Wisconsin and Maryland comes as several states already are considering changes to the criteria and processes that will be used to draw legislative districts after the 2020 Census. In most places, the state legislature and governor are...
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FILE - In this April, 12, 2017 file photo, Linda Wood smokes a concentrated form of marijuana called a "dab" at the Speakeasy Vape Lounge, one of the United States' only legal pot clubs, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Industry advocates say Gov. John Hickenlooper's June 4, 2018 veto of a bill allowing tasting rooms inside marijuana retailers will ensure that clubs like Speakeasy continue to operate without state regulation. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert, File)
June 04, 2018 - 7:36 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor on Monday vetoed a bill to allow marijuana retailers to set up "tasting rooms," dashing hopes that the state would be the first to adopt a system letting consumers use marijuana in public spaces. Gov. John Hickenlooper has objected to similar bills in the past,...
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May 31, 2018 - 11:28 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. is vowing to veto an Arab-backed resolution that asks the U.N. chief to propose measures to ensure "international protection" for Palestinian civilians. A vote on the measure — which comes after weeks of urgent discussions but no agreement on any action about...
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New premier-designate Carlo Cottarelli walks out of the Quirinale Presidential Palace after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, in Rome, Monday, May 28, 2018. Cottarelli was tapped on Monday to lead Italy to early elections, possibly as soon as after the summer, after populist political forces failed to convince the president their Cabinet picks wouldn’t destroy the faith of the markets and other investors. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
May 28, 2018 - 12:11 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Italy's political crisis (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi says he's open to running for office in Italy's next parliamentary election as part of the same center-right bloc that won 37 percent of the vote March 4. In a statement Monday,...
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Italian Premier-Designate Giuseppe Conte addresses the media after meeting Italian President Sergio Mattarella in Rome, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Conte relinquished a presidential mandate to put together an acceptable Cabinet. (Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP)
May 27, 2018 - 6:06 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's president on Sunday vetoed a euro-skeptic choice for economy minister, foiling a bid by populists to form Italy's next government and increasing the prospects of a quick return to the polls, 12 weeks after national elections produced a political impasse. The pair of rival...
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