Politics

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin
White House/Twitter
July 19, 2018 - 7:42 pm
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a tweet Thursday that President Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington, D.C. in the fall.
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New York State Capitol
Dreamstime
July 19, 2018 - 2:41 pm
New York state and several other states are suing the Trump administration, after being denied public safety grants over immigration policy.
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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin
White House/Twitter
July 19, 2018 - 6:28 am
Russian politicians are rallying behind Vladimir Putin and denouncing American suggestions that the translator at his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump be interrogated about what they discussed privately.
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Chris Christie
Anthony Behar
July 18, 2018 - 8:05 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- “Let Me Finish” – that is the title and the message of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s book coming out next year. The book, for which the full title is "Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics," is scheduled...
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Dean Skelos
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 18, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was convicted in his retrial on corruption charges Tuesday.
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New York City Hall
Getty Images
July 18, 2018 - 2:02 pm
The City Council Housing Committee on Wednesday unanimously passed a measure designed to further regulate what its supporters see as “illegal online hotels” in New York.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 18, 2018 - 10:08 am
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is easily outpacing Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon in campaign contributions but can't shake questions about some donors.
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Maria Butina Complaint
AP Photo/Jon Elswick
July 17, 2018 - 6:16 pm
A 29-year-old Russian national is now facing charges in the United States that she cooperated with the Russians to influence American politics.
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Putin Gives Trump Soccer Ball
Xinhua/Sipa USA
July 17, 2018 - 4:23 pm
CBS News Correspondent Jeff Pegues has a new book out titled, “Kompromat: How Russia Undermined American Democracy,” and he said Tuesday that he was shocked by President Donald Trump’s remarks that appeared to defend Russia the day before.
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Dean Skelos
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 17, 2018 - 2:16 pm
A jury on Tuesday convicted former New York state Senate Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, on all counts at their second corruption for bribery and extortion.
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