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Presidential hopeful and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders addresses a town hall gathering on climate change on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
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August 29, 2019 - 8:16 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders returned to South Carolina Thursday for a conversation on climate change in a popular tourist destination along the coast of the critical early-voting state. More than 900 people attended the gathering held in Myrtle Beach, a...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Anthony Behar
David Caplan
August 28, 2019 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand has dropped out of the Democratic presidential candidate after she failed to qualify for the next debate. "Today, I am ending my campaign for president," she tweeted Wednesday afternoon. "I am so proud of this team and all we've...
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David Caplan
August 28, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- What keeps Rep. Alexandia Ocasio-Cortez up at night? Climate change -- and it frightens her. So says the local congresswoman in a Facebook Live video that was broadcast Tuesday night. Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) says she is scared of diseases she claims...
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Donald Trump
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August 27, 2019 - 7:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump's longtime bank revealed Tuesday that it has tax records Congress is seeking in its investigation of the president's finances. Deutsche Bank said in court papers it has tax returns responsive to a subpoena sent this year, in which Congress asked the bank for...
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President Donald Trump gestures during a press conference on the third and final day of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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August 27, 2019 - 11:51 am
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of Seven summit in France (all times local): 8:30 p.m. No, first lady Melania Trump hasn't had any secret meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The White House is clarifying comments made by President Donald Trump...
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U.S President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron shake hands after their joint press conference at the G7 summit Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 in Biarritz, southwestern France. French president says he hopes for meeting between US President Trump and Iranian President Rouhani in coming weeks. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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August 27, 2019 - 11:06 am
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Donald Trump's takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was "unity." In fact, "flawless" unity. During this year's gathering of leaders of the world's wealthiest...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wisc., asks a question of Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Duffy, who represents northern Wisconsin in Congress, is resigning in September 2019. Duffy posted on his Facebook page Monday that he was resigning on Sept. 23 to spend more time with his family. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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August 26, 2019 - 5:41 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Rep. Sean Duffy, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who was on the cast of MTV's "The Real World" before he went into politics, announced Monday that he is resigning from his Wisconsin congressional seat to spend more time with his family. Duffy, 47,...
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CNN
Kimberly Dole
August 26, 2019 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City mayor and presidential hopeful, Bill de Blasio was interrupted by a protester during CNN's town hall on Sunday evening. The protester yelled at him about the way he handled the Eric Garner case. In 2014, Garner, an unarmed black man, was killed during an arrest...
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August 26, 2019 - 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump's conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demands that Porter testify at a Sept. 17 hearing. The committee...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2011, file photo former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Walsh, a former Illinois congressman, says he'll challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020. The tea party favorite argues that Trump is unfit for the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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August 25, 2019 - 6:34 pm
Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is unfit for office and must be denied a second term. "He's nuts. He's erratic. He's cruel...
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