Politics

Gov. Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran / NorthJersey.com
Associated Press
October 15, 2019 - 7:04 pm
Records obtained by the Associated Press indicate that New Jersey taxpayers were billed about $18,000 for Gov. Phil Murphy's recent official trip to India despite his office's earlier statements that a privately funded group would pay for the visit.
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Ritchie Torres
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Rich Lamb
October 15, 2019 - 2:11 pm
As President Donald Trump continues to rage against whistleblowers in Washington, D.C., a politician in the Bronx is looking to strengthen protections for them in New York City.
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Schumer Domestic Violence Presser
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Sophia Hall
October 15, 2019 - 1:52 pm
New York Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday held a rally on Long Island to push for more federal funding for organizations that help victims of domestic violence.
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Democratic presidential candidates chosen to participate in fourth debate;
Associated Press
October 15, 2019 - 11:05 am
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Just a month has passed since the last presidential debate, but the state of the Democrats' 2020 race has shifted. The political world is suddenly consumed by an escalating impeachment inquiry, one of the leading Democratic presidential hopefuls is recovering from a heart...
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Michael Bloomberg
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 7:06 pm
Former mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is rethinking his decision to stay out of the 2020 presidential race, according to a CNBC report.
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John Healy
October 12, 2019 - 11:54 am
President Donald Trump continued his early start on the 2020 campaign on Friday with a rally in Lake Charles, Louisiana. It was the second consecutive day the president held a rally after conducting one in Minneapolis on Thursday. Here is what happened at Trump’s latest rally : ‘Bulls--t...
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In this Oct. 10, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during the Power of our Pride Town Hall in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 12, 2019 - 12:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than four months until voting begins, a Democratic presidential race that had been largely static through the summer has tumbled into a chaotic fall. Front-runners are facing urgent questions about their ability to take on President Donald Trump. Lower-tier candidates eager...
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President Trump
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 11, 2019 - 9:59 pm
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than an attempt to overturn his election. Trump found a sympathetic audience in Louisiana, where an arena packed with his supporters roared at his profane denunciations...
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Kevin McAleenan
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 11, 2019 - 8:01 pm
President Donald Trump on Friday announced Kevin McAleenan, the acting secretary of homeland security since April and the fourth person to serve in the post, would be stepping down from his post.
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the Target Center, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
October 11, 2019 - 1:48 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump was defiant in the face of an impeachment probe as he sought to convert the threat to his presidency into a weapon on the campaign trail, with biting and unsupported attacks on potential Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Confronting an investigation provoked...
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