Politics

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)
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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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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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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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Rep. Nita Lowey
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Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Rep. Nita Lowey, who leads the powerful House Appropriations Committee and is a 31-year veteran of Congress, says she'll retire at the end of next year.
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Rochester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Associated Press
October 09, 2019 - 4:10 pm
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday for the first time that President Donald Trump must be impeached for abusing the powers of his office to help his own reelection. Biden made the remarks as part of a blistering 25-minute speech in New Hampshire,...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference and with local officials about Venezuelan democracy efforts on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Weston, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Associated Press
October 09, 2019 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Constitution gives the House "the sole power of impeachment" — but it confers that authority without an instruction manual. Now comes the battle royal over exactly what it means. In vowing to halt all cooperation with House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, the White House...
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Bernie Sanders
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Associated Press
October 08, 2019 - 4:05 pm
The daughter-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has died, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Rainè Riggs was 46. The Lee & Martin Funeral Home in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, says Riggs died Saturday, the day Sanders returned to Vermont after suffering a heart...
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Rep. Peter King
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Republican lawmakers in Congress are coming out in droves to denounce President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon Kurdish fighters in Syria.
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