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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 file photo, former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday School class at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown in Plains, Ga. Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity at age 94 to win over his fellow Democrats once again. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
May 19, 2019 - 12:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity at age 94 to win over his fellow Democrats once...
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden meets with attendees during a campaign rally at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 19, 2019 - 6:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee. Facing thousands of voters in his native Pennsylvania for the second...
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Bill de Blasio
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Adam Warner
May 18, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio enter the 2020 presidential race this week – a move that raised eyebrows on the left and right. But despite the skeptics, the mayor says he’s confident he can go all the way to the White House.
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New York State Attorney General Letitia James
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May 17, 2019 - 7:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- With friends like these, Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn't need enemies. New York Attorney General Letitia James expressed exasperation on the "Pod Save America" podcast late Thursday over her fellow Democrat's decision to run for president. She told the audience that New Yorkers ``need...
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May 17, 2019 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Democrats in the House have approved a sweeping anti-discrimination bill that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Called the Equality Act, the legislation would extend...
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De Blasio
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Mike Montone
May 17, 2019 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A day after announcing his candidacy for president, Mayor Bill de Blasio hit the road. RELATED: De Blasio, Trump trade insults in Twitter videos Trump, de Blasio: Both look in mirror and see a president NYPD union chief Lynch: De Blasio 2020 run 'laughable,' he's 'getting...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Thursday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favors younger, "totally brilliant," high-skilled workers...
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Democratic presidential candidate New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during the official dedication ceremony of the Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island Thursday, May 16, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
May 16, 2019 - 10:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — He's deeply unpopular among fellow New Yorkers, often savaged by the city's tabloids and fights with the media that cover him. He also believes he can be elected president in 2020. That's Donald Trump. And that's Bill de Blasio. On the day when de Blasio, New York City's Democratic...
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President Donald Trump
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May 16, 2019 - 6:23 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A coalition of government watchdog groups and liberal organizations is urging the New York Assembly to pass legislation allowing congressional investigators to access President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The measure, which passed the state Senate last week, would...
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David Caplan
May 16, 2019 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio's entry into the crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls -- there is 23 now -- pits him against another mayor, Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana. Buttigieg, an openly gay Afghanistan veteran and Rhodes Scholar, is also the only millenial...
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