Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Republicans praise the tone of Trump’s speech, but it may not move the ball

President Donald Trump gave Republican lawmakers what they’d been hoping for Tuesday night: A positive, upbeat speech that moved on from the rancor of the campaign and the dark tone of his inaugural speech in January. But he delivered nothing new. When Congress goes back to work Wednesday, it faces the same divisions, the same uncertainty and the same gargantuan challenges that have been vexing lawmakers for weeks.

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'We're going after the wrong people.'

Congressional candidate James Thompson proposes a crackdown on sex trafficking at a campaign news conference in Wichita on Monday. (Feb. 27, 2017)
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'We're going after the wrong people.' 1:03

'We're going after the wrong people.'

Bernie Sanders: 'I was … told that Kansas was a Republican state' 1:02

Bernie Sanders: 'I was … told that Kansas was a Republican state'

Brownback to veto tax hike bill 0:39

Brownback to veto tax hike bill

CIA director’s Wichita house up for auction 2:52

CIA director’s Wichita house up for auction