Politics

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016 file photo, a bald eagle takes flight at the Museum of the Shenandaoh Valley in Winchester, Va. While once-endangered bald eagles are booming again in the Chesapeake Bay, the overall trajectory of endangered species and the federal act that protects them isn't so clearcut. (Scott Mason/The Winchester Star via AP, File)
August 12, 2019 - 6:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved on Monday to weaken how it applies the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act, ordering changes that critics said will speed the loss of animals and plants at a time of record global extinctions . The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of...
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United States Attorney General William Barr, listens to New Orleans Mayor, LaToya Cantrell, during the opening of the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police's 64th National Biennial Conference at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Convention Blvd. in New Orleans, La. Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. (David Grunfeld/The Advocate via AP)
August 12, 2019 - 1:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is staunchly defended the work of law enforcement officers across the U.S., while taking a swipe at progressive prosecutors he says refuse to enforce the law. Barr spoke Monday at the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans. He lauded...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway listens to attendees during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. Galloway has taken a first, official step toward running for governor in next year's election. Galloway has updated her campaign committee paperwork with the Missouri Ethics Commission to show that she is seeking the governor's office instead of auditor. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
August 12, 2019 - 1:09 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway launched her Democratic campaign for governor Monday by highlighting her efforts to uncover government waste and criticizing a new state law banning most abortions at the eighth week of pregnancy. Galloway formally jumped into the 2020...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 12, 2019 - 10:08 am
Anthony Scaramucci is coming out swinging against President Trump, saying he’s gone “off the rails” and that he does not support his reelection bid. The former White House Communications Director, who has a RADIO.COM podcast, “Mooch and the Mrs.,” has been firing up his thumbs and taking to Twitter...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base after meeting with people affected by the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 09, 2019 - 8:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Now is the summer (vacation) of the president's discontent. As Donald Trump prepares to leave on Friday for his annual August holiday at his lush New Jersey golf club, he's confronting a storm of crises, at home and abroad, that could set the course for his reelection bid. With his...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., smiles after vote on a hard-won budget deal that would permit the government to resume borrowing to pay all of its obligations and would remove the prospect of a government shutdown in October, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
August 09, 2019 - 6:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he now wants to consider background checks and other bills, setting up a potentially pivotal moment when lawmakers return in the fall. The Republican leader won't be calling senators back to work early,...
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August 07, 2019 - 11:27 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Bill de Blasio sparred with Sean Hannity during an interview Wednesday on the Fox News host's show, arguing about a slew of topics, including abortion, immigration, climate change and gun control. WATCH: Hannity and de Blasio duke it out Video of Hannity grills NYC Mayor De...
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David Caplan
August 07, 2019 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Watch out, Mitch Connell -- Tim Ryan is coming for you. Ryan, the Ohio congressman-turned-Democratic presidential candidate, announced on Wednesday that he's teamed up with the grassroots anti-gun violence group Moms Demand Action to lead a group Thursday to the Senate...
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Bernie Sanders
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Andrew Weber
August 07, 2019 - 11:21 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Bernie Sanders announced on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast released Tuesday that if he becomes president and learns about aliens, listeners of the podcast will be the first to know. For most of his hour-long appearance, Sanders discussed issues in the presidential race,...
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August 06, 2019 - 2:29 pm
( AP ) — The FBI is opening a domestic terrorism investigation into the shooting that killed three people, including two children, at a popular California food festival, a law enforcement official said Tuesday. Nineteen-year-old gunman Santino William Legan fatally shot three people with a Romanian...
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