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Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

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A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week.
The students plan to hold a rally Wednesday in hopes that it will put pressure on the state's...

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Trump: FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe

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President Donald Trump attacked the FBI and lawmakers probing suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and said an excessive focus on Russia led federal investigators to miss signs that could have prevented a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. In a series of tweets over the weekend sent from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, Trump said congressional investigations and political "hatred" showed that Russia had succeeded in sowing "discord, disruption and chaos" in the United States.

Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week. The students plan to hold a rally Wednesday in hopes that it will put pressure on ...]

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Teen Survivors Of Florida Shooting To March On Washington For Gun Law Reform

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A group of students who survived the Wednesday mass shooting at a Florida high school are organizing a nationwide march to demand lawmakers make ending gun violence a priority.

Pennsylvania top court redraws voting map in boost to Democrats

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Pennsylvania's top court on Monday unveiled a new map carving out the state's U.S. congressional voting districts, imposing a plan it said was based on "traditional criteria" after rejecting a proposal drawn up by Republican lawmakers as unconstitutional.

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Lawmakers approve bill allowing sunscreen at school

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Legislature has given final approval to a measure that would allow students to carry sunscreen while at school. Supporters of the measure say it is necessary because some school districts have placed restrictions on students' use of sunscreen. The bill by Republican Sen. Liz Brown of Fort Wayne would let ...]

Sexual misconduct scandal envelops California Legislature

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sexual misconduct in the California Legislature was bound to be a prominent issue when lawmakers got to Sacramento last month, but for seven weeks it has felt like the only one, with the burgeoning scandal taking one surprising twist after another and diverting attention from government spending, climate change and housing. ...]

New Mexico governor’s tense tenure with lawmakers nears end

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The rocky relationship between New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and state lawmakers is coming to a close as the Republican governor prepares to leave office and both sides ponder what might have been. Democratic leaders said they wished there had been better communication with Martinez and wondered if more could ...]

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