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Sally Yates is about to change the subject in Washington

9:50 am May. 8, 2017

Former acting U.S. attorney general Sally Yates, a former federal prosecutor in Atlanta, will testify before U.S. senators this afternoon about warnings she gave to the Trump Administration that contacts with the Russian ambassador by

A Trumpian bill makes its debut in the state Capitol

6:00 pm Mar. 1, 2017

The most Trumpian bill in the Legislature, the one that may best reflect the political angst that our new president has tapped, made its debut in the state Capitol on Tuesday.

Senate Bill 195 was greeted mostly with awkward silence from members of the Senate economic development committee, and will not move this session. But it is the kind of measure that could bedevil Republicans next year — an