Politics

Mayor de Blasio has renewed an effort to ban plastic bags in New York City.
Mike Montone/1010 WINS
March 05, 2018 - 12:05 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio has renewed his push to ban plastic bags in the city.
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The White House
Dreamstime
March 05, 2018 - 11:57 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (1010 WINS) -- The leader of one of America's closest allies -- and a personal friend of President Donald Trump -- was visiting the White House on Monday. President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were preparing for a private sit down, followed by a working...
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New York lawmakers are pushing legislation that would prevent teachers from carrying guns.
Dreamstime
March 05, 2018 - 11:02 am
It's been nearly three weeks since the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and enthusiasm in Congress to do something seems to be fading.
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Sen. Charles Schumer
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY
March 04, 2018 - 3:11 pm
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York) was joined by students Sunday to demand action on gun control legislation on Capitol Hill.
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Feb. 5, 2018; Blue Ash, OH, USA; President Donald Trump tours and speaks at Sheffer Corporation.
Credit: Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via USA TODAY NETWORK
March 03, 2018 - 11:26 am
The Obama administration made a new rail tunnel under the Hudson, America's number one infrastructure priority.
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Jury Box File Image
Dreamstime
March 02, 2018 - 11:09 am
A federal jury in Manhattan continues to deliberate in the bribery trial of Joseph Percoco, a former aid to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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Sonia Rincon
March 01, 2018 - 1:42 pm
"I am very, very surprised," De Blasio added. "I have a lot of respect for him but I am very surprised."
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Rodney White-USA TODAY NETWORK
March 01, 2018 - 12:24 pm
Authorities say 24-year-old Daniel Frisiello, of Beverly, Massachusetts, actually mailed five envelopes filled with powder to public figures across the United States.
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Photo by Olivier Douliery/Sipa USA
February 28, 2018 - 5:37 pm
The Trump administration is losing another key member of its team.
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February 28, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Dick's said it has stopped selling assault-style rifles in wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.
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