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2020 State of the Union: Trump stokes Democrats’ fury, ignores impeachment

President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech was filled with theatrics and tension.

SOTU ‘designated survivor’ choice complicated by Trump’s multiple ‘acting’ Cabinet secretaries

It’s an annual guessing game in Washington: Who among the president’s Cabinet will be tapped as the designated successor, known colloquially as the "designated survivor," in case an attack or disaster leaves top government officials gathered at the Capitol for the State of the Union incapacitated.

Trump squabbles with Democrats before speech on unity

After two years of bitter partisanship and personal attacks, President Donald Trump will call for unity and cross-party cooperation in Washington during Tuesday's State of the Union address, a message likely to ring hollow with emboldened Democrats eager to block his push for a border wall.

Trump, Pelosi agree on Feb. 5 for State of the Union address

President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to give his State of the Union speech on Feb. 5.

Ending showdown with Pelosi, Trump postpones State of Union

President Donald Trump said he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Trump wants to deliver State of Union next week as planned

The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it.

Trump calls North Carolina speaker on speech offer

The speaker of the North Carolina House says President Donald Trump called to thank him for an invite to deliver the State of the Union speech in Raleigh.

President Trump invited to deliver State of the Union in North Carolina

The Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives invited President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union address from the state General Assembly.

No, that wasn’t drool on his lips, Rep. Joe Kennedy says

No, that wasn't drool on the lips of Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy III. He says it was ChapStick.

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Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

While the bill would make it easier for several kinds of structures to withstand severe weather events, it does not meet President Biden's pledge to reduce US dependence on fossil fuels.

Tennessee won’t incentivize COVID shots but pays to vax cows

The governor of Tennessee does not support offering a financial incentive for citizens to get vaccinated against Covid 19 but he does support reimbursing farmers for vaccinating their cows against several types of diseases.

Biles returns to Olympic competition, wins bronze on beam

Heavily favored to win several Olympic medals, Simone Biles will bring home the bronze for her scaled-back routine on the balance beam.

Pet Pals: 1-Year-old Tabby Cat is in need of a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 1-year-old Tabby Cat.