Executive vetoes

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., confers with aides off the Senate floor during a series of procedural votes on a bipartisan immigration deal, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 15, 2018 - 10:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation in Congress (all times local): 10 p.m. The White House says Thursday's failed immigration votes in the Senate demonstrate that Democrats "are not serious" about finding a path to legal status for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants...
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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walk together outside the chamber during debate in the Senate on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Schumer said on the Senate floor that "the one person who seems most intent on not getting a deal is President Trump." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 15, 2018 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate rejected both a bipartisan immigration plan and a more restrictive proposal by President Donald Trump on Thursday, suggesting the latest election-year debate on an issue that fires up both parties' voters will produce a familiar outcome: stalemate. Facing a White House...
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February 12, 2018 - 4:00 pm
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik paid tribute Monday to a late Russian ambassador who vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have condemned as genocide a massacre committed in the town of Srebrenica in the final days of Bosnia's 1992-95 war. Dodik...
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Retired archbishop of Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen gestures during an interview in Hong Kong, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Zen has warned that a deal between the Vatican and China that cedes too much power to Beijing would place the country's Catholic followers in a big "birdcage." (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 09, 2018 - 11:40 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's retired archbishop warned Friday that a deal between the Vatican and China that cedes too much power to Beijing would place the country's Catholic followers in a big "birdcage." Cardinal Joseph Zen said the Holy See should abandon talks with China over contentious...
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January 17, 2018 - 3:46 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's president on Wednesday vetoed a law making Albanian the country's second official language, describing the legislation as unnecessary and unconstitutional. Macedonian lawmakers approved the bill last week in a parliamentary vote boycotted by the main opposition...
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December 18, 2017 - 11:12 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is planning to veto a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature to limit abortions to the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, rejecting what Planned Parenthood says would be nation's most restrictive abortion law. Wolf was scheduled to sign veto...
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December 13, 2017 - 3:26 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Legislature is finished for the year after passing veto-bound abortion restrictions, while anti-union legislation sought by top Republicans failed and legislation to tax Marcellus Shale production is in limbo. The GOP-controlled House and Senate each...
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December 12, 2017 - 4:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania House is considering a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a measure that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has vowed to veto. The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday began debate on legislation that passed the Senate by a nearly party-line vote of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), shows medical staff treating a man suffering from breathing difficulties inside a hospital in Aleppo, Syria after a chemical attack. Rival U.S. and Russian resolutions to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in Syria were defeated Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at a United Nations Security Council meeting. (Aleppo Media Center via AP, File)
November 17, 2017 - 9:26 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia again vetoed a U.N. resolution Friday that would extend the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, dooming its operation and making it exceedingly difficult to hold anyone accountable for the deaths of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017 file photo, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy arrives to a campaign event in Edison, N.J. Murphy defeated Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 12, 2017 - 10:53 am
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Democrats have hit the political trifecta in New Jersey and Washington state, seizing complete control of the governor's office and legislative chambers in the 2017 elections. Time to let fly with a big liberal agenda? Maybe, but taking a few modest steps to the left is...
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