Politics

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2019, file photo, former national security adviser John Bolton gestures while speakings at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
AP News
June 18, 2020 - 11:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House fight with former national security adviser John Bolton is the latest chapter in a lengthy history of Washington book battles, yet it will likely define future cases between the U.S. government and former employees determined to write tell-alls. The government...
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Sheldon Silver
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 18, 2020 - 8:06 pm
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he doesn’t want to die in prison while his lawyers urge a judge to spare the obese 76-year-old man from contracting COVID-19 behind bars.
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Eliot Engel
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Kevin Rincon
June 17, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Congressman Eliot Engle will face the toughest primary fight of his political career on Tuesday.
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Chris Fox
June 17, 2020 - 6:23 am
The Texas Democratic Party petitioned the US Supreme Court to allow all Texans to vote by mail during the pandemic, and whether Texas’ strict limits on who is eligible to vote by mail constitute age discrimination under the 26th Amendment.
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama listens as Vice President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. Biden is getting some help from Obama as he looks to fill his campaign coffers and unify the Democratic party ahead of the November election. Obama and Biden will appear together Tuesday, June 23, for a “virtual grassroots fundraiser,” the former vice president announced on Twitter. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Associated Press
June 15, 2020 - 9:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is getting some help from his “former boss," Barack Obama, as he looks to fill his campaign coffers and unify the Democratic Party ahead of the November election. The former president and Biden will appear together next Tuesday...
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Colin Powell
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 07, 2020 - 2:51 pm
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday that he will support Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.
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Joe Biden
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AP News
June 05, 2020 - 10:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. “It was an honor to compete...
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Chuck Schumer
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 03, 2020 - 8:25 pm
On Wednesday evening, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program reform bill by voice vote. The bill was previously passed by the House and now awaits President Donald Trump’s signature.
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Associated Press
June 03, 2020 - 1:13 am
Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation's ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest. Biden could lock down the nomination within...
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New York State Capitol Building
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Steve Burns
May 28, 2020 - 3:13 pm
Lawmakers in Albany on Wednesday passed an extension on New York’s moratorium on evictions to help residents that remain out of work.
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