Politics

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith calls on her family members to identify themselves as she celebrates her runoff win over Democrat Mike Espy in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Hyde-Smith will now serve the final two years of retired Republican Sen. Thad Cochran's six year term. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 28, 2018 - 9:08 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal supporter of President Donald Trump after he stumped for her in a divisive Mississippi runoff shaped by her video-recorded remark about "public hanging." Hyde-Smith on Tuesday defeated Democrat Mike...
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November 28, 2018 - 8:15 am
Ivanka Trump tells ABC News that using the private email account when she was transitioning into an administration job cannot be compared to the flap over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email server.
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November 27, 2018 - 11:20 am
Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were convicted in 2016 in the alleged plot to cause traffic jams to punish the mayor of Fort Lee for not endorsing Christie. A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a count for each defendant of civil rights conspiracy.
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Paul Manafort
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
November 27, 2018 - 11:07 am
The special counsel in the Russia investigation is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of violating his plea agreement by repeatedly lying to federal investigators, an extraordinary allegation that could expose him to a lengthier prison sentence — and potentially more criminal...
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Dreamstime
November 27, 2018 - 10:20 am
In an interview with The Post-Star of Glens Falls on Monday, Fort Ann Mayor Denis Langlois says he used a poor choice of words, but it's what he believes.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
November 23, 2018 - 3:31 pm
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's shoes were made for walking over all her New York City congressional district.
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Trump
Sipa USA
November 23, 2018 - 1:38 pm
President Donald Trump was back at his West Palm Beach golf course on another sunny Florida day.
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Jose Peralta
Official
November 22, 2018 - 9:48 am
State Sen. Jose Peralta, who represented a diverse slice of Queens, has died at the age of 47.
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
November 21, 2018 - 6:42 pm
A joint Democrat-led Assembly and Senate committee is expected to discuss the package of measures Monday.
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 21, 2018 - 6:08 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — President Donald Trump's embrace of Saudi Arabia has exposed a foreign policy rift in the Republican Party, as some of his GOP colleagues warn that not punishing the kingdom for its role in killing a U.S.-based columnist will have dangerous consequences. Many Republicans...
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