Politics

FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. For someone who has given about $150,000 to Democratic campaigns over the years, Schultz is generating tepid, or even hostile, responses within the party as he weighs a presidential bid in 2020. That's because reports have suggested he's considering running as an independent, a prospect that could draw support away from the eventual Democratic nominee and hand President Donald Trump another four years in office, many fret. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
January 28, 2019 - 10:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the most influential forces in Democratic politics revolted Monday against former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's prospective presidential bid, insisting that an independent run would unintentionally help President Donald Trump win another four years in office. The critics...
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Nancy Pelosi
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January 28, 2019 - 4:40 pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union address on Feb. 5.
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President Donald Trump
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January 28, 2019 - 4:34 pm
President Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50."
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Council Speaker Corey Johnson
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January 28, 2019 - 11:11 am
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson says he is considering running for mayor in 2021.
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Hillary Clinton
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January 28, 2019 - 7:59 am
2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is telling people she’s not closing the door on the idea of running for the White House again in 2020.
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President Donald Trump
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January 28, 2019 - 6:50 am
President Donald Trump said Sunday that the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50."
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Kamala Harris
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January 28, 2019 - 6:42 am
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris, standing outside of Oakland's city hall, formally kicked off her campaign for the White House by presenting herself as the leader who can best unite an America that is at an "inflection point" and facing a critical question.
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Sen. Chuck Schumer
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January 27, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is looking to get federal workers their back pay as soon as possible and also looking to keep another shutdown from happening again.
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Hamilton Grange
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January 27, 2019 - 11:30 am
Sites that had spent the last month shuttered thanks to the shutdown are now back open for business, including Hamilton Grange in Harlem.
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Handgun
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January 26, 2019 - 2:24 pm
A package of gun control bills is expected to pass through the New York State Legislature this week.
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