politics

Kevin McAleenan
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 11, 2019 - 8:01 pm
President Donald Trump on Friday announced Kevin McAleenan, the acting secretary of homeland security since April and the fourth person to serve in the post, would be stepping down from his post.
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Bernie Sanders
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 04, 2019 - 6:55 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had a heart attack.
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Mayor Frank Gilliam
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 03, 2019 - 7:10 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (WCBS 880/AP) — The mayor of Atlantic City resigned Thursday, after pleading guilty to wire fraud, admitting he defrauded a basketball club out of $87,000. Frank Gilliam Jr. appeared Thursday in federal court in Camden, where it emerged that half that amount of money was recovered from...
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Court
Michał Chodyra
Associated Press
October 02, 2019 - 7:16 pm
A federal judge has agreed to block New Jersey's recent political donor disclosure law in response to a lawsuit brought by a think tank founded by the Koch brothers.
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Bill de Blasio
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Rich Lamb
September 23, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday weighed in on the whistleblower complaint about President Donald Trump’s phone call with the president of Ukraine.
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E-Cigarettes
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Sophia Hall
September 19, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Two lawmakers from Long Island are looking to expand New York’s ban on flavored vaping products to a federal level.
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Bill de Blasio, Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker among others at Democratic debate
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August 01, 2019 - 4:00 pm
After the second round of Democratic primary debates wraps up, only one of the three local candidates is in position to make the cut for the third round.
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 23, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify for the first time on Wednesday about his investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election. The hearing will begin at 8:30 a.m. EST. Listen to Mueller's live testimony here. Mueller will testify to Congress, answering...
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal
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July 19, 2019 - 4:08 pm
A group of local lawmakers headed to the United States southern border on Friday to visit a detention facility in the area.
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Dems 'The Squad'
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July 16, 2019 - 7:17 pm
The Democratic-led House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color.
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