Politics

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December 10, 2018 - 6:59 pm
The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices.
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Recreational Marijuana
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December 10, 2018 - 5:36 pm
The state health commissioner came back with a report, saying it's time. Then, there were more than a dozen listening sessions across the state. Now, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration is acknowledging marijuana legalization may be on the horizon, WCBS 880's Steve Burns reported.
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly
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December 10, 2018 - 5:07 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/AP) — President Donald Trump is considering at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through. The high-profile hiring search comes at a pivotal time as the Republican president looks to prepare...
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Sen. Cory Booker
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December 10, 2018 - 2:20 pm
New Jersey’s entire congressional delegation has decided on their legislative goals for 2019.
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In this grab taken from video, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in the House of Commons, in London, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. May has postponed Parliament's vote on her European Union divorce deal to avoid a shattering defeat _ a decision that throws her Brexit plans into chaos. (PA via AP)
December 10, 2018 - 12:41 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed Parliament's vote on her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union, acknowledging that lawmakers would have rejected it by a "significant margin." The move averted a humiliating defeat for the government in a vote that had been...
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President Trump
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December 10, 2018 - 11:41 am
A fact checker for The Washington Post says President Donald Trump has inspired a new classification.
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, House Judiciary Committee ranking member Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., talks to media during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nadler, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee says he believes it would be an "impeachable offense" if it's proven that President Donald Trump directed illegal hush-money payments to women during the 2016 campaign. But Nadler, who’s expected to chair the panel in January, says it remains to be seen whether that crime alone would justify Congress launching impeachment proceedings. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
December 10, 2018 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Democrats have raised the prospect of impeachment or the real possibility of prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other...
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Former FBI Director James Comey, center, standing with his attornery David Kelley, right, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, following his appearance before a closed-door hearing with the House Judiciary and House Oversight committees. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 09, 2018 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's counterintelligence investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, former FBI Director James Comey told...
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John Kelly
Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
December 08, 2018 - 1:44 pm
President Donald Trump says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year.
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly
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December 08, 2018 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House. The biggest piece of the shifting picture:...
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