Politics

Jacquie Cadorette
September 04, 2019 - 2:13 pm
CNN announced Tuesday who will be in attendance for its prime-time climate crisis town hall event. On Wednesday night, Democratic presidential hopefuls will participate in back-to-back town halls, an event that will last seven hours in total and be broadcasted live. The event will allow the...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at a campaign event, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in Hampton Falls, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Associated Press
September 04, 2019 - 6:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party's base increasingly demands aggressive action. California Sen. Kamala Harris unveiled her plans on Wednesday. New Jersey Sen. Cory...
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US Vice President Mike Pence, center left, with his wife Karen shakes hands with Irish President Michael D. Higgins, with wife Sabina, right, after a meeting in Dublin, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Pence is on an official visit to Ireland. (Liam McBurney/PA via AP)
Associated Press
September 03, 2019 - 12:39 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday defended his decision to stay at one of President Donald Trump's properties while in Ireland in the face of criticism by Democrats and good government groups that he's enriching Trump at taxpayers' expense. He called the Trump property a "...
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Afghan men carry an injured girl into the hospital after a large explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Afghan officials say a large explosion in Kabul has targeted the Green Village compound, home to several international organizations and guesthouses. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Associated Press
September 02, 2019 - 4:17 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban claimed responsibility for a large explosion in the Afghan capital Monday night, just hours after a U.S. envoy briefed the Afghan government on an agreement "in principle" with the insurgent group that would see 5,000 U.S. troops leave the country within five...
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The Baby Trump balloon is seen during a protest in Copenhagen, Denmark, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. The US president Donald Trump have canceled an scheduled state visit to Denmark on Sept. 2-3 but demonstrators carried out their protests anyway. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
Associated Press
September 02, 2019 - 11:28 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Although U.S. President Donald Trump has canceled a visit to Denmark, his effigy is here in the form of a 20-foot blimp that has become synonymous with resistance to the American president. The angry, diaper-clad caricature armed with a cellphone known as "Baby Trump" was...
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Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a Veteran's and Mental Health Town Hall event at an American Legion Hall, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
Associated Press
September 02, 2019 - 9:38 am
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) is building up his organization in Iowa this month, with an eye on the state's early caucus. Buttigieg is racing to catch his better-known 2020 rivals, who have spent months building organizations in the...
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Donald Trump
Xinhua/Sipa USA
WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 31, 2019 - 4:53 pm
Expect a direct hit on many U.S. consumers from President Donald Trump's latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports. He had no intention of pulling back on import taxes set to kick in Sunday.
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate and businessman Tom Steyer speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. A handful of struggling Democratic presidential hopefuls are bracing for bad news as the window to qualify for the party’s next debate closes quickly. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling Democratic presidential candidates are facing the bad news that they are not among the 10 who have qualified for the next debate, a predicament that is likely to spell doom for their campaigns. Hours ahead of a midnight Wednesday deadline to qualify, New York Sen...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Anthony Behar
WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 28, 2019 - 5:41 pm
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Wednesday that she was withdrawing from the Democratic primary after failing to qualify for the third debate in September.
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Keene State College in Keene, N.H., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Associated Press
August 28, 2019 - 5:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Racism in America is an institutional "white man's problem visited on people of color," Vice President Joe Biden said, arguing that the way to attack the issue is to defeat President Donald Trump and hold him responsible for deepening the nation's racial divide. Taking aim at...
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