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Government & Politics

What the 114th Congress did and didn't do

Congress wrapped up the 114th session early Saturday, a tumultuous two years marked by the resignation of a House speaker, a fight over a Supreme Court vacancy, bipartisan bills on health care and education and inaction on immigration and criminal justice. The new Congress will be sworn-in Jan. 3.

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New mayor cheered by Hmong worldwide

When he takes office as mayor of Elk Grove, Calif., on Dec. 14, 2016, Steve Ly will be the first Hmong mayor in the United States. The Hmong immigrated in large numbers from Laos and other parts of southeast Asia as the Vietnam War ended. Ly was the first in his family to attend college.

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Presidents born in '46: 'Year of the Fire Dog'

KC astrologer Quan Tracy Cherry looks at the galaxy during Donald Trump's birth and theorizes why the president-elect and two recent presidents were born just weeks apart.
Rick Montgomery rmontgomery@kcstar.com
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Presidents born in '46: 'Year of the Fire Dog'

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V.A Medical Center employees comment on potential jobs cuts

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Trump announces huge investment and job creation in U.S. by Sprint's parent company

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New House Speaker Ron Ryckman talks about challenges facing Kansas

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