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Senate advances Betsy DeVos nomination for education secretary

That would require Vice President Mike Pence to cast a tie-breaking vote. His spokeswoman, Emily Benavides, said the office has received "a higher than normal amount of calls but that's to be expected when the Senate is considering a new administration's cabinet nominees".

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Donald Trump Inauguration Drew More Than 18 Corporate Donors

Chairman John Barrasso accused the absent Democrats of engaging in obstruction amounting to nothing more than "political theater". That makes him an enemy of many environmentalists who claim fossil fuels are contributing to global warming or " climate change".

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Nebraska Girl Scouts sell cookies,giveaway a vehicle

On the Do-Si-Dos, "is a peanut butter sandwich". On Thin Mints , "I give it a nine for the delectable chocolate mint combination". "Then people are like, 'OK, I'll try them, '" Sophia said. Washington, D.C. -area troops (that includes those in 25 counties in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, plus the District of Columbia) earn about $3 million a year.

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Lake effect snow advisory for parts of western Pennsylvania

Snow is gradually easing up from north to south, but several more hours and several more inches of snow are likely. Colder air will move in overnight, causing the precipitation to mix with and then change to some snow showers through early Monday morning.

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Weather: Chance of snow after 2 pm

Tuesday will bring the next chance for showers and more gusty winds.Have a great Wednesday! Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South southeast wind around 5 miles per hour. The low-pressure system is approaching from the lower Great Lakes Tuesday morning and will move eastward across NY and New England late Tuesday into the evening.

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Donald Trump Attacks John McCain, Lindsey Graham on Twitter

And we should not turn our backs on those refugees who have been shown through extensive vetting to pose no demonstrable threat to our nation, and who have suffered unspeakable horrors, a lot of them women and children. The two senators also wrote that they were "uneasy about the potential impact of these measures on our military and our diplomatic personnel overseas, as well as those who put their lives on the line to work with us" - a clear reference to reports of Iraqis who had worked with ...