Politics

President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 22, 2019 - 10:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly stalked out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, flatly declaring he would no longer work with Democrats unless they drop all investigations in the aftermath of the special counsel's Trump-Russia report. House Speaker Nancy...
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LGBTQ In 2021
Councilman Ritchie Torres
May 22, 2019 - 7:19 pm
There is an effort underway to encourage more LGBTQ candidates to run for the City Council.
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Department of Veterans Affairs
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May 22, 2019 - 2:51 pm
The House on Tuesday passed bipartisan legislation that would address the rising trend of veterans who die by suicide on Department of Veterans’ Affairs campuses.
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New York State Capitol Buidling
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May 22, 2019 - 2:33 pm
New York state lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to Democrats in Congress.
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President Donald Trump
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May 22, 2019 - 12:25 pm
President Donald Trump sparred with Democratic leaders Wednesday after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of being involved in a “cover-up.”
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during a protest against abortion bans, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. A coalition of dozens of groups held a National Day of Action to Stop the Bans, with other events planned throughout the week. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
May 21, 2019 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president. The hot-button issue has shot to...
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Michael Cohen
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May 21, 2019 - 6:55 pm
Prosecutors aren't quite finished investigating campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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May 21, 2019 - 4:10 pm
A new poll shows Mayor Bill de Blasio is far behind the field of Democratic candidates for president.
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New York State Capitol Buidling
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May 21, 2019 - 2:20 pm
A presidential pardon for federal crimes would not be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under a bill that's expected to pass in Albany Tuesday.
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak to a campaign rally, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Montoursville, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 20, 2019 - 11:38 pm
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a fresh swipe at one of his leading Democratic rivals, telling rallygoers that native son Joe Biden had abandoned them by representing Delaware in the...
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