Politics

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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Rep. Carolyn Maloney
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 07, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Manhattan Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney suffered some sort of medical episode Monday morning, according to reports.
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FILE - In this July 17, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his "Medicare for All" proposal at George Washington University in Washington. Sanders had a heart attack, his campaign confirmed Friday, Oct. 4, as the Vermont senator was released from a Nevada hospital. Sanders' campaign released a statement from the 78-year-old's Las Vegas doctors that said the senator was stable when he arrived Tuesday at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
October 07, 2019 - 6:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is unveiling a major campaign finance plan, continuing his 2020 presidential bid even as he's at home recuperating from a heart attack. The Vermont senator said Monday that as president he'd enact mandatory public financing laws for all federal elections and ban...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the SEIU Unions For All Summit on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 05, 2019 - 6:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign has dismissed its national organizing director following "multiple complaints" of inappropriate behavior. Spokeswoman Kristen Orthman says the campaign received complaints about Rich McDaniel over the past two weeks and retained outside...
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President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
October 04, 2019 - 10:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the impeachment inquiry reached directly into the White House on Friday as Democrats subpoenaed officials about contacts with Ukraine and President Donald Trump signaled his administration would not cooperate. The demand for documents capped a tumultuous week...
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Bernie Sanders
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 04, 2019 - 6:55 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had a heart attack.
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