Politics

9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Hearing
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July 18, 2019 - 3:55 pm
The U.S. Senate will vote next week on a bipartisan bill to replenish and make permanent the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
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President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 18, 2019 - 8:37 am
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they just get out...
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Letitia James
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July 17, 2019 - 3:55 pm
Connecticut, New Jersey and New York sued the Trump administration Wednesday over an IRS rule that weakens the states' attempts to work around a cap on state and local tax deductions.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a closed-door session with her caucus before a vote on a resolution condemning what she called "racist comments" by President Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. His remarks were directed at Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 16, 2019 - 11:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn't "a...
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Dems 'The Squad'
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July 16, 2019 - 7:17 pm
The Democratic-led House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color.
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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July 16, 2019 - 4:50 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed new bills aimed at tightening the already strict gun laws in New Jersey.
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Schumer - 9/11 VCF Vote
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July 15, 2019 - 12:41 pm
The House overwhelmingly approved a bill that would replenish and make permanent the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund last week, but questions remain about the legislation’s fate in the Senate.
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FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. In tweets Sunday, President Donald Trump portrays the lawmakers as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to their home countries. In fact, the lawmakers, except one, were born in the U.S. He didn’t identify the women but was referring to Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
July 14, 2019 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Starkly injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said Sunday that four congresswomen of color should go back to the "broken and crime infested" countries they came from, ignoring the fact that all of the women are American citizens and three...
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Ilhan Omar
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July 13, 2019 - 8:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Days after tensions with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi boiled over publicly, several House Democrats sent a message to Washington: We're not backing down. Three members of the "squad" — the cadre of liberal freshman lawmakers who are struggling with their party's more centrist...
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President Donald Trump greets supporters as he arrives at General Mitchell International Airport, Friday, July 12, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 12, 2019 - 1:58 pm
FOX POINT, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump loves to reminisce about the upset Wisconsin victory he carried off in 2016 after Democrat Hillary Clinton took the state for granted. He's determined not to make the same mistake himself. With Wisconsin now a pivotal state for his reelection chances,...
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