Politics

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June 06, 2018 - 12:57 pm
President Donald Trump is commuting the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman convicted of drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.
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June 06, 2018 - 10:10 am
In a fairly tight race, New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez defeated his primary challenger for a spot on the November ballot against Republican Bob Hugin.
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June 06, 2018 - 8:11 am
Former President Bill Clinton is acknowledging that his combative response earlier this week to questions about Monica Lewinsky wasn't his "finest hour."
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June 05, 2018 - 6:54 pm
McConnell, R-Ky., said he decided to shorten the usual summer getaway "due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president's nominees" and to work on must-pass spending bills.
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June 05, 2018 - 6:17 pm
The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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June 05, 2018 - 5:06 pm
Formally called the Extreme Risk Protection Order law, the bill would allow judges to confiscate weapons from kids considered dangerous by parents, teachers, members of law enforcement or their relatives.
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June 05, 2018 - 3:57 pm
After President Donald Trump canceled Tuesday's salute to the NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles, the White House accused the players of abandoning their fans because many had said they wouldn't show up. Trump quickly scheduled a "Celebration of America" with military bands in the event's place as he...
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Paul Manafort
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June 05, 2018 - 1:35 pm
A spokesman for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort said Tuesday that Manfort is innocent of allegations that he made several attempts to tamper with witnesses in the case brought against him by Special Counselor Robert Mueller.
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June 04, 2018 - 6:31 pm
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt had a top aide seek a used mattress from the Trump International Hotel and perform other personal chores for him, including house-hunting and booking personal travel to a football game, according to testimony released Monday.
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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
June 04, 2018 - 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — President Donald Trump claimed Monday he has an "absolute right" to pardon himself, part of an extraordinarily expansive vision of executive authority that is mostly untested in court and could portend a drawn-out fight with the prosecutors now investigating him. The...
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