Politics

In this April 5, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., addresses a gathering during a campaign stop at a coffee house in Dover, N.H. Gillibrand has campaigned across eight states, pushed her rivals to release their tax returns and delivered a major speech outside a Trump-branded property in Manhattan in the months since launching her exploratory committee. Yet, she has struggled to break out of the pack of more than a dozen 2020 presidential candidates. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 09, 2019 - 11:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York said Tuesday that her relationship with Hillary Clinton is strong and that Clinton had given her advice about her 2020 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Gillibrand, appearing at a town hall televised by CNN, fielded questions about...
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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks to members of the media following a Senate policy luncheon, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 09, 2019 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of Senate Democrats says "chaos" in the Trump administration on immigration and other policy is the president's fault. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer said on the Senate floor Tuesday that President Donald Trump "cannot keep changing personnel, changing strategy...
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen talks outside her home in Alexandria, Va., on Monday, April 8, 2019. Nielsen says she continues to support the president’s goal of securing the border in her first public remarks since her surprise resignation. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
April 08, 2019 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and White House allies pressing for a harder line on immigration sped up their campaign Monday to clean house at the Department of Homeland Security with a mission far wider than just the departure of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The dismantling of the...
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David Caplan
April 08, 2019 - 7:24 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- California Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell has jumped in the 2020 presidential race. “I see a country in quicksand, unable to solve problems and threats from abroad, unable to make life better for people here at home,” Swalwell told Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show."...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen walks out of federal court in New York. A year ago Tuesday, April 9, 2019, FBI agents raided Cohen’s home and office and some pundits declared it the beginning of the end of Donald Trump’s presidency. And yet, there are mounting indications that Cohen’s usefulness to federal prosecutors is drying up. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
April 08, 2019 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mounting indications suggest Michael Cohen's usefulness to federal prosecutors is drying up. With President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer looking at three years in prison, several prosecutors assigned to Cohen's campaign-finance violation case in New York have moved on to...
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President Donald Trump
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April 08, 2019 - 4:10 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democrats in the New York Legislature are again pushing legislation that would require statewide elected officials in New York — including the president of the United States — to disclose their state income tax returns. Assemblyman David Buchwald, of Westchester, and Sen. Brad...
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Mike Montone
April 08, 2019 - 9:29 am
DES MOINES, IA (1010 WINS) -- Beto O'Rourke says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a racist. RELATED: Beto O’Rourke ate ‘regenerative’ New Mexican dirt after loss to Ted Cruz: report | Beto O'Rourke says nothing in his past will hinder 2020 run | Other 2020 Dems begin sharpening...
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FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Director of the Office of Management, listens during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. White House chief of staff Mulvaney said in an interview with "Fox News Sunday" Democrats will "never" see President Donald Trump's tax returns. Mulvaney says Democrats just want "attention" and are engaging in a "political stunt" after the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Richard Neal, asked the IRS to provide six years of Trump's personal tax returns and the returns for some of his businesses. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 07, 2019 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will "never" see President Donald Trump's tax returns, said White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday, as a new front opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress. Mulvaney accused Democrats of engaging in a "political stunt" and wanting "...
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United States Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., center, addresses an audience during a 2020 presidential campaign stop in the gymnasium of a school, Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Londonderry, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
April 07, 2019 - 9:56 pm
Cory Booker's early fundraising numbers are well behind those posted by other major Democratic candidates in the race to challenge President Donald Trump. The New Jersey senator, who campaigned Sunday in New Hampshire, said he raised over $5 million in the two months since he entered the 2020...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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April 07, 2019 - 4:28 pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been named the recipient of the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
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