Politics

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September 24, 2018 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP/1010 WINS) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein headed to the White House on Monday expecting to be fired, sources told The Associated Press and The New York Times -- but he departed the White House with his job intact, according to ABC News, seemingly rebuking those earlier...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
September 24, 2018 - 9:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump staunchly defended his embattled Supreme Court nominee against a new allegation of sexual misconduct Monday, calling the accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh "totally political." The president spoke a day after a second allegation emerged against...
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September 23, 2018 - 5:30 pm
The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing Thursday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, agreeing to a date and time after nearly a week of uncertainty over whether Ford would appear at all.
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
September 23, 2018 - 12:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago, according to two people briefed on the matter...
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September 16, 2018 - 3:15 pm
The woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers identified herself Sunday to The Washington Post.
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The desk of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is draped in black on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain died at the age of 81, on Aug. 25, 2018, after battling brain cancer. (Senate Television via AP)
August 27, 2018 - 5:32 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain expressed his deep gratitude and love of country in his final letter and implored Americans to put aside "tribal rivalries" and focus on what unites. Rick Davis, former presidential campaign manager for McCain who is serving as a family spokesman, read the farewell...
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An American flag above the White House flies at full-staff less than 48 hours after the death of Sen. John McCain, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington.
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August 27, 2018 - 10:05 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — The flag at the White House, which was lowered over the weekend to mark the death of Sen. John McCain, was back at full-staff Monday morning, only to return to half-staff by late afternoon. The president said in a statement late Monday afternoon that the flag would...
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July 23, 2018 - 6:45 am
Iranians have shrugged off the possibility that a Twitter war between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart could escalate into military conflict.
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Dec 1, 2016; Dodgeville, WI, USA; Workers sort absentee ballots as part of a recount Thursday, December 1, 2016
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September 24, 2018 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Some college students are away from home on Election Day. Of course they can send in an absentee ballot, but they don't always follow through. Officials in Fairfax County, Virginia conducted a focus group with their college interns this summer. Young people told them their...
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In this Jan. 30, 2003 file photo Republican state Rep. Jim Knoblach attends a meeting in the State Office Building in St. Paul, Minn. Rep. Jim Knoblach
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September 24, 2018 - 9:58 am
SAINT PAUL, MN (1010 WINS) -- A state representative in Minnesota has called off his re-election campaign, after his estranged daughter accused him of sexual abuse. Laura Knoblach told Minnesota Public Radio that her father, Minnesota Republican Rep. Jim Knoblach, touched her inappropriately from...
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