Politics

Alice Johnson and daughter
June 07, 2018 - 3:45 pm
Johnson, 63, spent more than two decades serving life without parole for drug offenses. She was released hours after the White House announced that Trump had commuted her sentence, running to greet her family with her arms opened wide for a group hug outside the federal prison in Aliceville,...
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June 06, 2018 - 1:54 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — President Donald Trump is complaining about media reports questioning the first lady's recent absence from public view. Trump says the press has been "so unfair, and vicious." Trump tweeted Wednesday that during Melania Trump's recovery from a medical procedure: "they...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:57 pm
President Donald Trump is commuting the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman convicted of drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.
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Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com via USA TODAY NETWORK
June 06, 2018 - 10:10 am
In a fairly tight race, New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez defeated his primary challenger for a spot on the November ballot against Republican Bob Hugin.
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(Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP)
June 06, 2018 - 8:11 am
Former President Bill Clinton is acknowledging that his combative response earlier this week to questions about Monica Lewinsky wasn't his "finest hour."
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 05, 2018 - 6:54 pm
McConnell, R-Ky., said he decided to shorten the usual summer getaway "due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president's nominees" and to work on must-pass spending bills.
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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 05, 2018 - 6:17 pm
The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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June 05, 2018 - 5:06 pm
Formally called the Extreme Risk Protection Order law, the bill would allow judges to confiscate weapons from kids considered dangerous by parents, teachers, members of law enforcement or their relatives.
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AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
June 05, 2018 - 3:57 pm
After President Donald Trump canceled Tuesday's salute to the NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles, the White House accused the players of abandoning their fans because many had said they wouldn't show up. Trump quickly scheduled a "Celebration of America" with military bands in the event's place as he...
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Paul Manafort
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 05, 2018 - 1:35 pm
A spokesman for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort said Tuesday that Manfort is innocent of allegations that he made several attempts to tamper with witnesses in the case brought against him by Special Counselor Robert Mueller.
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