Politics

New Yorkers Hit Polls To Vote During MIdterm Elections
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Erica Brosnan
October 23, 2019 - 7:21 pm
A Connecticut teen who recently graduated from Fairfield College Preparatory School, is running for mayor.
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October 22, 2019 - 6:18 pm
A bipartisan group of four congressmen wants Twitter to take down accounts and content linked to foreign terrorist organizations, such as Hamas and Hezbollah.
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Ambassador William Taylor is escorted by U.S. Capitol Police as he arrives to testify before House committees as part of the Democrats' impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Associated Press
October 22, 2019 - 6:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. Ambassador William Taylor provided lawmakers Tuesday with a vivid, detailed and what some called a "disturbing" account of the way President Donald Trump wanted to put the new Ukraine president "in a public box" by demanding the quid pro quo at the center of the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Associated Press
October 22, 2019 - 5:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stirring up painful memories of America's racist past, President Donald Trump on Tuesday compared the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry to a lynching, a practice once widespread across the South in which angry mobs killed thousands of black people. The use of such inflammatory...
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 22, 2019 - 12:53 pm
An upstate politician running for re-election was reportedly caught on camera replacing his rival’s campaign flyers with his own at homes across the area.
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Hillary Clinton listens during a lecture on foreign policy at Rackham Auditorium, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Mich.(Jacob Hamilton/Ann Arbor News via AP)
Associated Press
October 22, 2019 - 11:06 am
Some Democrats are putting up caution signs for Hillary Clinton as she wades back into presidential politics by casting 2020 candidate Tulsi Gabbard as a "Russian asset," mocking President Donald Trump's dealings with a foreign leader and drawing counterattacks from both. Bernie Sanders, who lost...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Housing Secretary Julian Castro walks to be interviewed following a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 11:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Housing Secretary Julián Castro is announcing he needs to raise $800,000 in the next 10 days or he'll drop out of the presidential race. Castro made the announcement Monday in a fundraising email, saying his campaign is in "dire need" of resources. Castro says without the...
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This combination photo shows, top row from left, Presidential candidates, Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders, middle row from left, former Congressman Joe Walsh, Sen Cory Booker and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and bottom row from left, Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and former Congressman Beto O’Rourke, who will participate in an hour-long special about climate change, airing Nov. 7. (AP Photo)
Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 7:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Weather Channel will step away from cold fronts and heat waves next month to wade into the politics of climate change. The network will air a special that includes interviews with nine presidential candidates discussing proposed solutions. The network has done specials on...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, traffic along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington streaks past the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters building. Federal policies emphasizing privacy over disclosure and a complex web of government officials could undermine improvements in communication and coordination if another cyberattack on U.S. election systems occurs. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 6:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — If the FBI discovers that foreign hackers have infiltrated the networks of your county election office, you may not find out about it until after voting is over. And your governor and other state officials may be kept in the dark, too. There's no federal law compelling state and...
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James Mattis
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 18, 2019 - 11:12 am
The man called "the world's most overrated general" by President Donald Trump dished up some revenge at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner on Thursday.
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