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April 16, 2019 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has developed an impressive following on social media, but says she's well aware of its negative effects. "I personally gave up Facebook," she told the Yahoo News podcast 'Skullduggery.' RELATED: Ocasio-Cortez, Liz Cheney spar in...
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Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld will challenge Donald Trump in the 2020 GOP primary.
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April 16, 2019 - 9:51 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- President Donald Trump will have a primary challenger in 2020. Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld officially announced that he will run for the GOP nomination. RELATED: Democrats lurch left on top policies as 2020 primary begins | New Hampshire Republicans welcome Trump...
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Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to a gathering of the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp., Pa. on Monday, April 15, 2019. (Christopher Dolan/Times-Tribune via AP)
April 16, 2019 - 3:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday released 10 years of his long-anticipated tax returns as he campaigns for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. The returns provide a more detailed look at Sanders' finances than when he ran for president in 2016. The release also...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during an election stop at the Sioux City Public Museum in Sioux City, Iowa, Monday, April 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
April 15, 2019 - 9:08 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker on Monday proposed a significant expansion of the earned income tax credit that he said would lower the annual tax bill for almost half of American taxpayers. The senator from New Jersey, who recently launched a national tour...
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Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks to students at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C., Sunday, April 14, 2019. O'Rourke is wrapping up a three-day tour of South Carolina, which holds the first presidential primary voting in the South. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
April 15, 2019 - 8:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday released 10 years of his tax returns, with the most recent filing showing that he and his wife earned more than $360,000 in income. Encompassing 2008 through 2017, the hundreds of pages of returns show that the former Texas...
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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announces that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination during a rally, Sunday, April 14, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 14, 2019 - 9:25 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Indiana mayor who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, made his official campaign entrance Sunday by claiming the mantle of a youthful generation ready to reshape the country. "I recognize the...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar and President Donald Trump.
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April 14, 2019 - 6:00 pm
A video of Rep. Ilhan Omar talking about 9/11 and a tweet President Trump posted in response are continuing to fuel reactions from Democrats and Republicans, including Sen. Cory Booker and former Gov. Chris Christie, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she's checking on the congresswoman's safety.
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sits with fellow Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee during a bill markup, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is weighing in on the most recent controversy involving Omar, retweeting video edited to suggest that the Minnesota congresswoman was dismissive of the significance of the Sept. 11 attacks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 13, 2019 - 8:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Saturday rushed to defend Rep. Ilhan Omar after President Donald Trump retweeted video that was edited to suggest she was being dismissive of the significance of the worst terrorist assault on U.S. soil. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scolded Trump for using the "...
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In this April 2, 2019, photo, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., arrives for a Democratic Caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington. Neal, whose committee has jurisdiction over all tax issues, has formally requested President Donald Trump's tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 13, 2019 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat on Saturday ratcheted up his demand for access to President Donald Trump's tax returns, telling the IRS that the law clearly gives Congress a right to them. The government's failure to respond by an April 23 deadline could send the dispute into federal court...
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In this April 5, 2019 photo, President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable on immigration and border security at the U.S. Border Patrol Calexico Station in Calexico, Calif. Trump said Friday he is considering sending "Illegal Immigrants" to Democratic strongholds to punish them for inaction— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea was dead on arrival. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 13, 2019 - 10:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is strongly considering releasing "Illegal Immigrants" into Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on the border— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea had been rejected as...
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