Politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Suchat Pederson, The News Journal
February 09, 2019 - 12:07 pm
A city councilman from a Dallas suburb used some fighting words on Twitter to describe Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Ruben Diaz Sr and Corey Johnson
NYC Government/Stephen Smith/SIPA USA
February 09, 2019 - 11:30 am
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. says his father Council Member Ruben Diaz Sr. should apologize over comments he made that were called out as "homophobic" by Speaker Corey Johnson and others.
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President Trump state of the union
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY NETWORK
February 09, 2019 - 1:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional bargainers are working toward a border security deal amid indications that the White House is preparing to accept a bipartisan agreement that would give President Donald Trump a fraction of the money he's demanded for his proposed southern border wall. Participants...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., poses for a photo with Alyssa Benson, of Mason City, Iowa, right, and her daughter Jersey, center, during a meet and greet with local residents at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Mason City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 08, 2019 - 11:31 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — On his first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker urged Democratic activists and black leaders on Friday to heed his call for social justice and apply it to the fight for universal health care coverage and a fair criminal justice system. In a...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Alex Wong/Getty Images
February 08, 2019 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's journey to the U.S. Capitol and her subsequent fight for justice sure is worth a lot. $10 million to be exact. That's how much Netflix is paying for a documentary abour Ocasio-Cortez, Deadline reports. Netflix won a heated auction for the...
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February 08, 2019 - 2:00 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker is stressing a theme of social justice on the first visit of his presidential campaign to Iowa. Booker's first stop Friday was to a crowded church basement in Mason City, where he said denying health-care coverage was like denying civil...
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 08, 2019 - 1:47 pm
"We have followed the special counsel's regulations to a T," Whitaker said. "There has been no event, no decision, that has required me to take any action, and I have not interfered in any way with the special counsel's investigation."
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February 08, 2019 - 10:58 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he's planning to decide by the end of the month whether he'll seek the presidency. The 76-year-old businessman, one of the richest men in the world, has been openly contemplating a Democratic White House bid since late last year...
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez
(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
February 06, 2019 - 1:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- She was sitting next to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez during the president's State of the Union address on Tuesday night, but it was Rep. Nydia Velazquez who made waves on Twitter. RELATED: The Latest: Dem women, including Ocasio-Cortez, cheer Trump | Ocasio-Cortez: 'No...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., watch, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 06, 2019 - 9:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump called on Washington to cast aside "revenge, resistance and retribution" and end "ridiculous partisan investigations" in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for his presidency. Trump appealed...
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