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Kansas judge strikes down voter ID law
(Reuters) - A federal judge struck down a Kansas law requiring proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote in a decision on Monday that could make voter registration easier in the state in the run-up to November mid-term elections.
Democrats press U.S. Justice Dept. officials on possible leaks to Giuliani
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats on Monday pressed Justice Department officials about whether some FBI agents may have leaked damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to Rudy Giuliani, now an adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, shortly before the 2016 election.
Trump formally nominates U.S. CFPB director
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump formally nominated Kathleen Kraninger as Director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday, according to a White House statement.
Trump administration seeks to limit court's 'sanctuary cities' order
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration, escalating its fight with so-called sanctuary cities, asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to narrow a lower court's nationwide order preventing the federal government from denying public safety grants to municipalities that limit cooperation on immigration enforcement.
Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy
ELIZABETH, N.J. (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.