Politics

President Donald Trump talks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Trump is traveling to Michigan to speak at a rally before spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 29, 2019 - 6:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to be approved by Congress after days of bipartisan criticism. Speaking to reporters Thursday as he left the White House...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Trump is traveling to Michigan to speak at a rally before spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 28, 2019 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he was backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to be approved by Congress after days of bipartisan criticism. Speaking to reporters as he left the...
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Puerto Rico Flag
Dreamstime
March 28, 2019 - 10:55 am
In a move that is almost certain to be shot down in the Senate, Florida Democratic Congressman Darren Soto will introduce a bill to admit Puerto Rico as the 51st state.
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March 27, 2019 - 6:25 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Republican Kentucky congressman Andy Barr has invited Democratic New York Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez to ``go underground'' to meet coal miners in his state. News outlets report the invitation came during a House Committee on Financial Services meeting Tuesday in Washington...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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March 27, 2019 - 5:19 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave an impassioned speech during a committee hearing Tuesday in response to Republicans essentially shutting down her climate change policy, the Green New Deal. "You want to tell people that their desire for clean air and clean water is...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 27, 2019 - 3:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden says he regrets he didn't give Anita Hill "the hearing she deserved" when she shared her story of sexual harassment in the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas three decades ago. Biden, who chaired the Senate...
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President Donald Trump accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., right, arrives for a Senate Republican policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 26, 2019 - 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats pressed insistently for Robert Mueller's full report and Justice Department officials said more information could be...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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March 26, 2019 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- The Green New Deal, a Democratic proposal largely pushed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for dealing with climate change, has failed to advance. The Senate failed to reach the 60 votes necessary to begin debate on the non-binding resolution., with 42 Democrats and...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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March 26, 2019 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The Senate is supposed to vote Tuesday on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal. I could not be more glad that the American people will have the opportunity to learn precisely where each one of their senators stand on the “Green New Deal”: a radical, top-down, socialist...
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President Trump
Sipa USA
March 25, 2019 - 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has made his determination about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Now Democrats want to make their own. The delivery Sunday of Barr's summary to Congress about Mueller's conclusions has opened a new chapter in the battle over the two-...
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