politics

Rebekah Sager
January 23, 2020 - 2:15 pm
LISTEN NOW as day three of the Trump Senate impeachment trial begins. The Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump continues for the third day. This day will consist of House Managers making opening statements for the second day in a row. On Wednesday, the first day of opening statements...
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New York State Capitol Building
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Sophia Hall
January 14, 2020 - 12:37 pm
A New York State Senator from Long Island is pushing for some changes to be made to the newly enacted bail reform law.
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Nancy Pelosi
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Associated Press
January 09, 2020 - 6:18 pm
Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran.
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Jumaane Williams
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Erica Brosnan
January 02, 2020 - 5:21 pm
New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Thursday endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary.
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Nancy Pelosi
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Marla Diamond
December 16, 2019 - 7:24 pm
A bill to repeal the state and local tax deduction limits on federal income tax returns is expected to be voted on by the full House this week.
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Sen. Kamala Harris
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 03, 2019 - 1:11 pm
California Sen. Kamala Harris said Tuesday that she was withdrawing from the Democratic primary.
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 20, 2019 - 7:39 pm
House Democrats voted Wednesday to elect New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney as the new permanent chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
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Trish Bergin Weichbrodt
Islip Town Republican Committee
WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 14, 2019 - 6:26 pm
The list of potential candidates continues to grow for Long Island Congressman Peter King’s seat in the House, just days after he announced he would not seek re-election.
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Trump and Erdogan
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 12, 2019 - 1:24 pm
President Donald Trump will reportedly confront Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about his decision to buy a Russian air defense system when they meet this week at the White House.
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Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 08, 2019 - 5:42 pm
President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed the possibility of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg entering the 2020 presidential race, saying “There is nobody” he’d “rather run against.”
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