Politics

Nude man takes selfie
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 21, 2019 - 4:08 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California state senator wants to make it a crime to send unwanted nude photos to people online or in text messages. Exposing yourself on the street is a crime, but the law is less clear when it happens online. Earlier this year, Texas criminalized the digital act of...
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Michael Bloomberg
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Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Bloomberg on Thursday filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to formally create a presidential campaign committee.
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Democratic Presidential Candidates Participate In Debate In Atlanta, Georgia
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 21, 2019 - 11:10 am
Ten candidates took the stage for the fifth Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta on Wednesday night to tackle several issues including health care, foreign policy and the impeachment hearings.
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Cory Booker
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Kimberly Dole
November 21, 2019 - 9:52 am
NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Senator Cory Booker raised over $500,000 and qualified for the December DNC debate. According to a release, as of 7 a.m. Thursday, the Cory 2020 campaign has more that 200,000 unique donors following his closing statements at the debate Wednesday night. "Last night on the...
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Democratic presidential candidates from left, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., former technology executive Andrew Yang and investor Tom Steyer wave to the audience before a Democratic presidential primary debate, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 5:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates clashed in a debate over the future of health care in America, racial inequality and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next year. The Wednesday night faceoff came after hours of testimony in the impeachment...
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FILE - This Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, shows the Google logo at their offices in Granary Square, London. Google is limiting how specifically politicians can target ads across its service. The changes will take effect in the U.S. on Jan. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
Associated Press
November 20, 2019 - 7:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making it harder for political advertisers to target specific types of people. The company said that as of January, advertisers will only be able to target U.S. political ads based on broad categories such as gender, age and postal code. Currently, ads can be tailored...
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 20, 2019 - 7:39 pm
House Democrats voted Wednesday to elect New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney as the new permanent chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
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Democratic debate
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November 20, 2019 - 7:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight for African American voters is raging. And there are growing concerns that impeachment may become a distraction...
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In this Nov. 16, 2019, photo Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a presidential forum at the California Democratic Party's convention in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Associated Press
November 19, 2019 - 7:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign says that it has received more than 4 million donations from people nationwide. During Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign, he didn’t reach that number of contributions until after winning the New Hampshire primary. That’s when the Vermont senator was...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event on healthcare prices in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
November 18, 2019 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records to give the Supreme Court time to figure out how to handle the high-stakes dispute. Roberts’ order Monday contains no hint about what...
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