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Sally Persons

Sally Persons

Sally Persons covers politics for The Washington Times. She can be reached at

Articles by Sally Persons

Then-Acting Health and Human Services Secretary Eric Hargan speaks to reporters at the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion as Gov. Matt Bevin looks on in Frankfort, Ky., on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Adam Beam) ** FILE **

Eric Hargan: HHS did not lose undocumented children

Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan said Tuesday that children taken into U.S. custody after illegally crossing the border are not "lost" but are placed with a sponsor. Published May 29, 2018

In this March 20, 2017, file photo, House intelligence committee member Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., questions then-FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers on Capitol Hill in Washington, during the committee's hearing regarding allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) ** FILE **

Jim Himes defends banking bill vote

Rep. Jim Himes on Tuesday defended his vote on the banking bill, saying it lifted restrictions on small banks hurting under the Dodd-Frank regulations. Published May 29, 2018