Politics

Donald Trump
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August 01, 2019 - 7:34 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — In the fight to get President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, a federal judge is putting the breaks on the latest attempt by New York state. The state passed a law recently, allowing the leaders of congress’s tax committees to request tax information from the state...
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Associated Press
August 01, 2019 - 7:21 am
Senator Cory Booker and Mayor de Blasio were targeted by protesters during Wednesday night's Democratic debate.
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Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas
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July 31, 2019 - 6:48 pm
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (WCBS 880) — After weeks of uncertainty, a hearing in Westchester County on Wednesday determined Richard Thomas is no longer the mayor of Mount Vernon. When Thomas pleaded guilty to criminal charges three weeks ago , the city council order him the leave office, but he refused...
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Tiffany Caban
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July 31, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Tiffany Cabán’s campaign for Queen's District Attorney is still alive – for now.
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 31, 2019 - 1:43 pm
 You can listen to the Democratic presidential debate live here. Night two of the Democratic debates is upon us, and viewers are wondering what they can expect compared to last night’s conversations. For starters, according to CNN , the candidates are split between the two nights based on how they...
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Maria Chavalan-Sut of Guatemala speaks during an interview at the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Chavalan-Sut is among a number of immigrants taking sanctuary at houses of worship who have received letters from immigration authorities threatening them with huge fines under the latest tactic from the Trump administration. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
July 30, 2019 - 9:52 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Devotional candles to St. Jude, the Holy Trinity and the Virgin of Guadalupe sit on a bookshelf by the door of a classroom in a United Methodist church. A sewing machine is a few feet away between a bed and a set of wicker furniture. In a corner, an electric skillet...
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President Donald Trump
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July 30, 2019 - 2:20 pm
A new poll find that half of registered voters in America think President Donald Trump is racist but more than half do not support an impeachment.
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Melinda Katz Tiffany Caban
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July 29, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Queens Borough president Melinda Katz was officially certified as the winner of the Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney by the city’s Board of Elections.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 2, 2109 file photo, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md., leads a meeting to call for subpoenas after a career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump on Saturday, July 27, denigrated Cummings' congressional district as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” broadening a campaign against prominent critics of his administration that has exacerbated racial tensions. Trump lashed out in tweets against the powerful House oversight committee chairman, claiming his Baltimore-area district is “considered the worst run and most dangerous anywhere in the United States.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 28, 2019 - 6:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday denigrated a majority-black district represented by a congressional nemesis as a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess," broadening a campaign against prominent critics of his administration that has exacerbated racial tensions. Trump lashed...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 27, 2019 - 2:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Midway through the first year of their House majority, Democrats have yet to vote to impeach President Donald Trump. And maybe they never will. The House recessed Friday for a six-week summer break without opening impeachment proceedings, the Democrats no closer to taking a vote...
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