Politics

Trump ISIS
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
March 22, 2019 - 4:17 pm
The White House announced Friday that all Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been “100 percent eliminated.”
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Bernie Sanders
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images
March 22, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Several Democratic presidential candidates will skip the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's policy conference this year after calls to boycott the event, but Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’ll be there.
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order on "improving free inquiry, transparency, and accountability on campus" in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 21, 2019 - 9:37 pm
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding. The new order directs federal agencies to ensure that any college or university receiving research grants agrees to promote free speech...
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Trump ISIS
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
March 20, 2019 - 6:45 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday the last pocket of the Islamic State's land in Syria will be liberated by U.S.-backed forces "by tonight."
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Former Texas congressman and Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke during a stop at the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, Monday, March 18, 2019 in Ferndale, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 18, 2019 - 3:10 pm
CENTER LINE, Mich. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke boasted Monday that the more than $6 million he raised online within a day of announcing his White House bid, the most reported by any 2020 candidate, was helping to create "the largest grassroots campaign this country has...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Anthony Behar
March 17, 2019 - 3:30 pm
The large crop of Democrats who want to be president grew, technically, when New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand changed her status Sunday from exploring a 2020 White House run to becoming a full-fledged candidate. She'd spent more than a month visiting states to gauge support for a campaign, so...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
March 17, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio is in New Hampshire campaigning, although he hasn't said for what, yet.
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Jeanine Pirro
(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
March 17, 2019 - 12:26 pm
Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro's show didn't air a week after her comments questioning U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar over her wearing a Muslim head covering. No explanation was given.
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 16, 2019 - 5:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by racist white nationalism after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president "a symbol of renewed white identity." Trump, whose own previous responses to the movement have drawn scrutiny, expressed...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Anthony Behar
March 15, 2019 - 6:13 pm
MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand is trying to connect with voters' important issues on the ground — or, in some cases, underground. The U.S. senator from New York held two roundtable discussions Friday in New Hampshire communities struggling with...
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