Politics

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June 29, 2018 - 11:13 am
President Donald Trump met Thursday night with a trio of centrist Democrat senators about his hunt for the next Supreme Court justice, whom he would like nominated and confirmed before the midterm elections this fall. The president met with West Virginia's Joe Manchin, Indiana's Joe Donnelly and...
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Paul Manafort
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June 29, 2018 - 10:55 am
President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort has asked a federal court to release him from jail.
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 28, 2018 - 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — Capitol Police arrested nearly 600 people Thursday after hundreds of loudly chanting women demonstrated inside a Senate office building against President Donald Trump's treatment of migrant families. Among them were a Washington state congresswoman, the lawmaker said on...
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Donald Trump
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June 28, 2018 - 11:46 am
WASHINGTON (1010WINS/AP) -- It's on. The Kremlin and the White House announced that a summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will take place in Helsinki, Finland on July 16. The announcement comes a day after Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton...
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Rod Rosenstein
Jarrad Henderson-USA TODAY
June 28, 2018 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (1010WINS) -- Two Department of Justice officials are testifying today before the House Judiciary Committee. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein and FBI Director Christopher Wray will be asked questions about the DoJ's Inspector General's report into the handling of the Hillary Clinton...
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Jared Kushner
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June 28, 2018 - 11:00 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (1010WINS/AP) -- Jared Kushner's family business is suing Jersey City over the delay of a major construction project.. The Kushner Cos. claims in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that the city and city's redevelopment agency forced a delay of a major twin-tower project due to "political...
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June 14, 2017, Washington, DC, USA; Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan leaves from the House Chamber.
Henry Taylor-USA TODAY
June 28, 2018 - 10:04 am
WASHINGTON (1010WINS) -- So much for immigration reform -- for the time being at least. The latest attempt to reform the Trump administation's policy was defeated Wednesday on the House floor, despite a last-minute tweet from President Trump, urging his fellow Republicans in the House to support it...
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy is seen during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House April 10, 2017.
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June 27, 2018 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — Nothing could have shifted the political landscape more than this. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement and President Donald Trump's pledge to move quickly to fill the seat guarantee a searing summer of charged rhetoric that could touch on virtually every...
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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
June 27, 2018 - 5:41 pm
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seemed to have moved on from shock to ambition. She spent Wednesday morning telling reporters of her hope of going to Washington "with an entire caucus of newly elected progressives" who aren't beholden to corporate donors and are willing to shake things up.
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, talks to reporters following a GOP strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. A far-reaching Republican immigration bill is careening toward likely House rejection, a defeat that would be a telling rebuff of the leaders of a divided GOP. The party’s lawmakers are considering Plan B: Passing legislation by week’s end curbing the Trump administration’s contentious separating of migrant families. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 27, 2018 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House resoundingly rejected a far-ranging immigration bill Wednesday despite an eleventh-hour endorsement by President Donald Trump, as the gulf between the GOP's moderate and conservative wings proved too deep for leaders to avert an awkward election-year...
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