Politics

Hudson River Tunnel / Gateway
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Mack Rosenberg
February 27, 2020 - 7:19 pm
A Trump administration official on Thursday suggested the Hudson River train tunnels should be repaired before the government commits to building a new one.
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beach umbrellas
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Associated Press
February 26, 2020 - 4:40 pm
Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore would have to tether their beach umbrellas to the sand to prevent them from flying off and injuring people under a recently introduced bill.
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South Carolina debate
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Associated Press
February 25, 2020 - 10:02 pm
Seven candidates took the stage in Tuesday night’s high-stakes debate in Charleston to make their final prime-time pitch to change the direction of the 2020 nomination fight ahead of South Carolina’s weekend primary.
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From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and businessman Tom Steyer stand on stage before a Democratic presidential primary debate, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Associated Press
February 25, 2020 - 9:05 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democrats unleashed a roaring assault against Bernie Sanders’ electability and seized on Mike Bloomberg’s past with women in the workplace in a raucous debate Tuesday night that tested the strength of the two men leading their party’s presidential nomination fight. Sanders,...
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South Carolina debate
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 25, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Seven candidates will take the stage for the 10th Democratic presidential debate of the season in Charleston, South Carolina on Tuesday night.
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Prison
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Associated Press
February 25, 2020 - 6:40 pm
Advocates and state lawmakers called Tuesday for the end of solitary confinement in Connecticut's prisons and jails.
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Governor Phil Murphy
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Peter Haskell
February 25, 2020 - 6:18 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy officially unveiled a $40.9 billion budget for fiscal year 2021 on Tuesday.
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Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 25, 2020 - 9:51 am
President Donald Trump is repeating his call for two liberal-leaning Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from cases involving him or his administration.
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U.S. first lady Melania Trump is garlanded by two children at Sarvodaya Co-Educational Senior Secondary School in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Associated Press
February 25, 2020 - 6:43 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday visited a “happiness class” at a government-run school in the Indian capital. The curriculum dovetails with her “Be Best” initiative to teach children and young adults to be kind, avoid drugs and take care of themselves. A student band at...
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Senator Richard Blumenthal
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Lynda Lopez
February 24, 2020 - 6:23 pm
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Monday called for a Marshall Plan for Puerto Rico after much of the island was left destroyed in Hurricane Maria and the recent string of earthquakes.
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