Politics

Mayor Bill de Blasio
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August 16, 2019 - 12:05 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio says he has no plans to drop out of the presidential race, even though right now, it looks like he may not qualify for the Democratic debate next month.
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
August 16, 2019 - 7:17 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection. "Whether...
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Mayor Toni Harp
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August 15, 2019 - 2:03 pm
An executive order issued by Mayor Toni Harp continues New Haven's unofficial status as a sanctuary city.
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Senator Richard Blumenthal
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August 14, 2019 - 7:55 pm
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says a draft of proposed, bipartisan federal legislation he's working on with Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham that would encourage states to adopt "red flag" protection order laws to remove guns from dangerous people is nearly finished.
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Acting Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli, speaks during a briefing at the White House, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 14, 2019 - 12:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Trump administration official says the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty, welcoming "huddled masses" of immigrants to American shores, was referring to "people coming from Europe" and that the nation is looking to receive migrants "who can stand on their own two...
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Ameera Butt
August 13, 2019 - 7:02 pm
It's time to invoke the 25th Amendment. That's according to Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House Director of Communications, on Tuesday. The 25th Amendment is when in face of removal, resignation or death of the President, the Vice President would take over. Listen to the full KNX In-Depth...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 12, 2019 - 10:08 am
Anthony Scaramucci is coming out swinging against President Trump, saying he’s gone “off the rails” and that he does not support his reelection bid. The former White House Communications Director, who has a RADIO.COM podcast, “Mooch and the Mrs.,” has been firing up his thumbs and taking to Twitter...
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Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden meets with supporters before speaking at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Clear Lake, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 10, 2019 - 8:22 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a barn down a gravel road in Iowa, Joe Biden tore into President Donald Trump's moral character, declaring in one of the fiercest speeches of his campaign that the words of the American president matter. The next day, Biden's own words tripped him up. He told an audience...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Des Moines Register Soapbox during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
August 09, 2019 - 2:02 pm
BOONE, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden's campaign is not anchored in a big policy idea like Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All. He is not proposing transformative change like Elizabeth Warren. Instead, Biden's call to voters is a more visceral one, casting the 2020 race as a test of the country's character...
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, visits an airfield in the western area of North Korea to watch its weapons demonstrations. North Korea continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea Tuesday while lashing out at the United States and South Korea for continuing military exercises that the North says could derail fragile nuclear diplomacy. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 12:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he received a "beautiful" three-page letter from Kim Jong Un and predicted that the two leaders would have more talks to try resolving the standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Trump has said he's not bothered by the flurry of...
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