Politics

People leave post-it notes of support outside the office of Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Capitol Hill, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Washington. Omar has "unequivocally" apologized for tweets suggesting a powerful pro-Israel interest group paid members of Congress to support Israel. Earlier Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats had rebuked her for the tweets. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 12, 2019 - 5:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has "unequivocally" apologized for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Minnesota Democrat said she had...
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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, presides over the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. The clamor for the resignation of Virginia's top two politicians eased on Monday, with some black community leaders forgiving Gov. Ralph Northam over the blackface furor and calling for a fair hearing for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on the sexual assault allegations against him. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 11, 2019 - 5:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The clamor for the resignation of Virginia's top two politicians seemed to die down Monday, with some black community leaders forgiving Gov. Ralph Northam over the blackface furor and calling for a fair hearing for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on the sexual assault allegations...
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February 11, 2019 - 3:03 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will travel to Washington, D.C., this week for a meeting with Republican President Donald Trump to discuss how recent federal tax changes are hurting the state's bottom line. The Democratic governor told reporters on Monday that he'll urge the...
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U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
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February 11, 2019 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) sparked backlash Sunday night, from members of both parties. RELATED: NYPD: Gang of teens attack boy in latest act of anti-Semitism | Iran pushes back after Trump's charges of anti-Semitism | Israel's UN envoy: European allies must fight...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Sen. Chuck Schumer
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February 11, 2019 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has apparently been rubbing some New Yorkers the wrong way. RELATED: Gov. Cuomo, Cardinal Dolan trade jabs over abortion law | Gillibrand promises bipartisanship, but not in her Cabinet | This Christmas tree critter is bugging Chuck Schumer Pollster Steven...
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Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax looks over a briefing book prior to the start of the senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. A California woman has accused Fairfax of sexually assaulting her 15 years ago. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 10, 2019 - 7:09 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state's second most powerful leader as they struggle to address revelations of past racist behavior and allegations of sexual assault roiling its highest levels of office. At least...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
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February 10, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Virginia's Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam considered resigning amid a scandal that he once wore blackface, but the pediatric neurologist said Sunday that he's "not going anywhere" because the state "needs someone that can heal" it.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during an event to formally launch her presidential campaign, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Lawrence, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
February 10, 2019 - 1:05 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Back in Iowa as a full-fledged presidential candidate, Democrat Elizabeth Warren took aim at President Donald Trump on Sunday, saying he "may not even be a free person" by next year's election. The Massachusetts senator has largely avoided talking about Trump since she...
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Chuck Schumer
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February 10, 2019 - 2:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is introducing legislation to sanction traffickers who export fentanyl into the United States. Sen. Charles Schumer will announce the Fentanyl Sanctions Act on Sunday in New York. He says the legislation aims to "hold China accountable." U.S. officials...
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Elizabeth Warren
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February 09, 2019 - 2:49 pm
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren made her bid for the presidency official on Saturday in this working-class city, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and build "an America that works for everyone."
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