Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., walks to the Senate floor, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 05, 2020 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to break a deadlock over President Donald Trump’s impeachment, a top Republican said Sunday he will push a change in rules that would allow a Senate trial to move forward immediately if Democrats do not agree to its format this week. It seemed uncertain how receptive...
Read More
Nancy Pelosi
(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 03, 2020 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress opened the new year with the Senate deadlocked over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, leaving the proceedings deeply in flux as Republicans refuse to bend to Democratic demands for new witnesses. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell showed no signs Friday of...
Read More
Bernie Sanders and Jumaane Williams
Bernie Sanders campaign
David Caplan
January 02, 2020 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday snagged the endorsement of a high-ranking New York City official: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. "After months of great deliberation, I'm proud to once again announce my endorsement of Sen. @BernieSanders...
Read More
FILE - In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers Hunter College's commencement address in New York. Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been appointed Chancellor at Queen's University in Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland, Thursday Jan. 2, 2020, to serve a five-year term. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, FILE)
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 02, 2020 - 10:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a new role: chancellor at Queen's University in Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. The university said Thursday that Clinton was appointed to a five-year term in the largely ceremonial post. “It is a great privilege to become...
Read More
President Donald Trump stands in front of the media while talking about the situation at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, from his Mar-a-Lago property, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 02, 2020 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign said Thursday that it raised $46 million in the last quarter of 2019 and had $102.7 million on hand as the election year begins. The sum far exceeds what Democratic candidates, who are embroiled in a hotly contested primary, have reported so far...
Read More
Julian Castro
Associated Press
Kimberly Dole
January 02, 2020 - 9:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Julián Castro, the former housing secretary who was the only Latino candidate in the Democratic primary, announced Thursday on Twitter that he was ending his bid for presidency in the 2020 election. "It’s with profound gratitude to all of our supporters that I suspend my...
Read More
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden addresses a gathering during a campaign stop in Exeter, N.H., Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 30, 2019 - 8:11 pm
EXETER, N.H. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden entertained the idea of choosing a Republican as a 2020 running mate as he campaigned Monday — though he conceded he didn't have anyone specific in mind. A voter told Biden during an event Monday afternoon in Exeter, New Hampshire, that her son...
Read More
Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a campaign rally, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Indianola, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 29, 2019 - 4:21 pm
KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called former Vice President Joe Biden’s vote to authorize the Iraq War part of the nation's “worst foreign policy decision” of the millennial mayor’s lifetime. Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was...
Read More
E-scooters
Kyryl Gorlov
Billie Rama
December 27, 2019 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed legislation that aimed to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes. The legislation would have lifted state restrictions on the electric vehicles while allowing local jurisdictions to regulate or even ban them. But cuomo took issue with the omission of a...
Read More
Trump in Iowa
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 27, 2019 - 9:13 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Few states have changed politically with the head-snapping speed of Iowa. Heading into 2020, the question is whether it's going to change again. In 2008, its voters propelled Barack Obama to the White House, as an overwhelmingly white state validated the candidacy of the...
Read More

Pages