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YOUR PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE

From whiskey to champagne: Every U.S. president's favorite drink

From stronger spirits to lighter cocktails, champagne and even just water, each president had his favorite adult beverage while in office. … Read more

Congress has voted to roll back some of Dodd-Frank law. Here's what could change

On Tuesday, Congress voted to roll back some key elements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. Here's a look at the background of the legislation and what's being changed. Read more

Fact check: Trump on Russia probe, border; Pruitt claims

President Donald Trump and EPA chief Scott Pruitt made some questionable statements over the past week involving the Russia probe, U.S.-Mexico border and pollution cleanups. Here's a look at the facts: Read more

ON THE TRAIL

Pipeline pique complicates Heitkamp's 2nd term Senate hopes

STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Standing Rock Sioux tribal member Marlo Hunte-Beaubrun went door to door on North Dakota's largest American Indian reservations in 2012 turning out the tribal vote to help put Democrat Heidi Heitkamp in the U.S. Senate. Six years later, with Heitkamp fighting hard to win a second term, Hunte-Beaubrun is staying on the sidelines. Read more

Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk. Read more

Man jailed in Venezuela for 2 years returns to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, has been set free by the anti-American Maduro government. Read more

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DIGITAL EXCLUSIVES

Pipeline pique complicates Heitkamp's 2nd term Senate hopes

STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Standing Rock Sioux tribal member Marlo Hunte-Beaubrun went door to door on North Dakota's largest American Indian reservations in 2012 turning out the tribal vote to help put Democrat Heidi Heitkamp in the U.S. Senate. Six years later, with Heitkamp fighting hard to win a second term, Hunte-Beaubrun is staying on the sidelines. Read more

Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk. Read more

Man jailed in Venezuela for 2 years returns to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, has been set free by the anti-American Maduro government. Read more

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