Politics

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
September 23, 2018 - 12:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago, according to two people briefed on the matter...
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September 21, 2018 - 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will vote Monday on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination if there's no agreement on whether and how the woman accusing him of a long-ago sexual assault will tell her story to lawmakers. Republican Iowa Sen. Chuck...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is “inaccurate and factually incorrect.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
September 21, 2018 - 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested secretly recording President Donald Trump last year to expose chaos in the administration, according to two people familiar with the discussions. One of the people, who was present when the remarks were made, said Rosenstein was...
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September 21, 2018 - 2:44 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City-area Democratic Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Kathleen Rice are slamming President Donald Trump for suggesting that Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford would have filed a police report if the attempted sexual assault she claims happened is...
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Michael Cohen arrives to court in New York, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.
(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 21, 2018 - 2:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has paid an unannounced visit to the federal courthouse in New York where he pleaded guilty a month ago. Cohen left the building at around 1:30 p.m. Friday, declining to say why he was there. He also declined to comment on any...
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Bill de Blasio
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September 21, 2018 - 12:20 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- City Hall has declined to comment on a report that Mayor Bill de Blasio compiled a secret dossier on Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters. The Daily News quoted a source as saying the mayor was angered over Peters' investigations, and built a confidential...
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(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
September 21, 2018 - 8:56 am
LOS ANGELES (1010 WINS) -- Avenatti 2020? Stormy Daniels' attorney hinted at the idea of a White House run, and speculated about the outcome during an interview this week. "It would not even be close," Michael Avenatti said of a potential showdown with President Donald Trump. Avenatti appeared on...
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FILE -In this April 26, 2004, file photo, Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Dennis Cook, File
September 21, 2018 - 7:20 am
Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford's accusation that he assaulted her when they were in high school.
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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
September 20, 2018 - 7:05 pm
Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman's allegation hard to believe in one of the GOP's sharpest attacks on her credibility.
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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley addresses the United Nations Security Council, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 20, 2018 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will call for global action on the world drug problem, lay out his vision of the U.S. role in the world, and urge a halt to the spread of weapons of mass destruction during next week's gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly. Nikki Haley, the...
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