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Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey departs the Capitol after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on two charges, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Van Drew, a Democrat who plans to switch and become a Republican, represents a southern New Jersey district that Trump carried in 2016 and was expected to face a difficult reelection next year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
David Caplan
December 19, 2019 - 3:42 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- It's official: New Jersey congressman Jeff Van Drew has ditched the Democrats and is now a Republican, President Donald Trump announced Thursday afternoon from the Oval Office, less than 24 hours after the House voted to impeach him. Trump -- seated next to Van Drew, Vice...
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Democratic Presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gestures while taking part in an on-stage conversation with former California Gov. Jerry Brown at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in San Francisco. Bloomberg made his first visit to California as a Democratic presidential candidate, appearing earlier with the mayor of Stockton who's championed universal basic income. Bloomberg and Brown talked about America's Pledge, bringing together leaders to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing emissions and delivering the goals of the Paris Agreement. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
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December 19, 2019 - 2:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Putting his stamp on the top issue for Democratic voters, Michael Bloomberg on Thursday unveiled a health care plan that would expand coverage and cut people's costs by building on the current system, not replacing it. The former New York mayor and Democratic presidential...
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ATLANTA, GEORGIA - NOVEMBER 20: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (L) speaks as South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), listen during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Tyler Perry Studios No
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1010 WINS Newsroom
December 19, 2019 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just seven Democrats will take the stage for the sixth and final round of presidential debates in 2019. That's down from 20 candidates six months ago. The field may be winnowing, but the primary contest remains deeply unsettled. The tug-of-war between the progressive and moderate...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he leaves the White House for a campaign trip to Battle Creek, Mich., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Washington. Trump is on the cusp of being impeached by the House, with a historic debate set Wednesday on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress ahead of votes that will leave a defining mark on his tenure at the White House. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
David Caplan
December 18, 2019 - 7:44 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- The majority of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday night voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump -- voting on the articles of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress -- making him the third president since America's founding to be impeached. The first...
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In this file photo from Jan. 3, 2019, Rep. Jeff Van Drew, D-N.J., arrives for a classified briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Van Drew, a Democrat who plans to switch and become a Republican, has said he plans to vote this week against impeaching President Donald Trump.The freshman represents a southern New Jersey district that Trump carried in 2016 and was expected to face a difficult reelection next year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 8:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A party-switching congressman drew praise Tuesday from President Donald Trump and condemnation from Democrats, underscoring how his political fate could hinge on how forcefully he is backed by the president whose impeachment he is refusing to support. A day before the House was...
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In this handout photo provided by Adriii Derkach's press office, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for U.S President Donald Trump, left, meets with Ukrainian lawmaker Adriii Derkach in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. A Ukrainian lawmaker says he has met up with Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, in Kyiv to discuss an anti-corruption project. Derkach, who has previously accused the son of former Vice President Joe Biden of embezzling money from a gas company in Ukraine, posted photos of Thursday’s meeting on his Facebook page. (Adriii Derkach's press office via AP)
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December 17, 2019 - 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal attorney, is now openly admitting that he pushed President Donald Trump to dismiss the former ambassador to Ukraine — a key factor in the Democrats' impeachment case against his boss. In a series of interviews ahead of Wednesday's historic...
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Democratic Presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gestures while taking part in an on-stage conversation with former California Gov. Jerry Brown at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in San Francisco. Bloomberg made his first visit to California as a Democratic presidential candidate, appearing earlier with the mayor of Stockton who's championed universal basic income. Bloomberg and Brown talked about America's Pledge, bringing together leaders to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing emissions and delivering the goals of the Paris Agreement. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg won't have to file a mandatory financial disclosure until after Iowa's first-in-the-nation presidential contest, under an extension granted by the Federal Election Commission this week. Presidential candidates are required to...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benitez in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is angrily objecting to the House of Representatives’ articles of impeachment, accusing Democrats of “perversion of justice and abuse of power” in their effort to remove him from office. In a fiery letter Tuesday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the eve of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, Ohio Democratic Senate candidate and former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland gives his concession speech during the Ohio Democratic Party's election-night watch party in Columbus, Ohio. Strickland is endorsing Joe Biden for president. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 11:59 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland has endorsed Joe Biden for president, promising important support from the state's industrial working class regions while highlighting some of the former vice president's potential challenges in the state. Strickland, who led the state from 2007...
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A decal of President Donald Trump sits as though he is riding in the back seat of a supporter's vehicle outside of the meeting before U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin speaks during a constituent town hall about her stance on articles of impeachment and address other issues on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 in the Oakland Center at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 16, 2019 - 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats laid out their impeachment case against President Donald Trump on Monday, a sweeping report accusing him of betraying the nation and deserving to be ousted, as key lawmakers began to signal where they stand ahead of this week's landmark votes. What Democrats once...
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