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President Donald Trump gives his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at the Capitol in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence, left, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi look on. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
February 05, 2019 - 6:34 am
The White House says President Donald Trump will call for optimism and unity in his State of the Union address, using the moment to attempt a reset after two years of bitter partisanship and deeply personal attacks.
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo, Ana Maria Archila of New York, N.Y., becomes emotional as protesters against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh tell their personal stories of sexual assault outside offices of Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., on Capitol Hill in Washington. Archila will be the guest of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for the State of the Union. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 04, 2019 - 12:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's guest for the State of the Union will be a woman who made headlines protesting against Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Ana Maria Archila says she is "honored" to be the guest of the star freshman Democrat and will sit in the...
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Gov. Ralph Northam
AP Photo/Steve Helber
February 02, 2019 - 11:48 am
A Virginia Democrat who has spoken with Gov. Ralph Northam has told The Associated Press that the governor now does not believe he was in a racist picture in his 1984 medical yearbook and has no immediate plans to resign.
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event on human trafficking in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 01, 2019 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all of President Donald Trump's talk about "America first," the next two years of his presidency could shine a sharp spotlight on America abroad. Trump will use his address to Congress on Tuesday to talk about progress in fighting Islamic State militants. He's expected to...
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 01, 2019 - 11:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Friday it is freeing itself from the constraints of a nuclear arms control treaty with Russia and will begin withdrawing from the pact on Saturday. RELATED: Trump friend Stone pleads not guilty in Russia probe case | US, Canadian fighter planes...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 01, 2019 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has declared that there'll be no "wall money" in any compromise border security deal as she and President Donald Trump signaled that congressional negotiators may never satisfy his demands for his cherished Southwest border proposal. Trump, who...
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Howard Schultz and Mike Bloomberg
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February 01, 2019 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Anthony Scaramucci believes that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz would make "phenomenal presidents" and could defeat President Trump if they ran in 2020. "I think that the two people who could possibly beat Trump [are>...
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AP Photo/Annie Rice
February 01, 2019 - 8:37 am
U.S. employers kept adding jobs at a healthy pace in January even in the face of threats ranging from weakening global growth to the Trump administration's trade war with China to the partial shutdown of the government.
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AP Photo/Alex Brandon
February 01, 2019 - 7:11 am
Booker made the announcement Friday in a video message to supporters, emphasizing a return to American unity in an era of deep political divisions.
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson tours NYCHA buildings for the first time.
Ben Carson via Twitter
January 31, 2019 - 1:08 pm
HUD Secretary Ben Carson is in Manhattan Thursday and is expected to make a major announcement on NYCHA.
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