Abbie Bennett
August 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
( Connecting Vets ) - Last year, the Department of Veterans Affairs spent $4.8 billion using charge cards. A VA watchdog agency found that millions of that money could have been spent illegally or improperly, including a surge in year-end spending that indicates potential waste. Every year, the VA'...
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Andrew Weber
July 12, 2019 - 12:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Robert Mueller's upcoming testimony in front of the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees will be delayed a week by House Democrats, Politico reports . House Democrats are negotiating over the details of the format with Mueller's representatives and the Justice...
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July 12, 2019 - 7:13 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — After moving pleas from 9/11 first responders, the House of Representatives voted Friday to reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and make it permanent. The bill next goes to the Senate, where a vote is expected next month. Sponsors announced that the legislation will...
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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
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Andrew Weber
June 19, 2019 - 9:22 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Congressional committee will hold a hearing on reparations Wednesday for the first time in years. To make the holiday Juneteenth, commemorating the day in 1865 that slaves in Texas learned they’d be emancipated, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil...
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Andrew Weber
June 11, 2019 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is quickly running out of money due to a record number of claims. The House votes tomorrow on the “Never Forget The Heroes Act” to replenish and permanently extend the fund. Today, Jon Stewart, a longtime advocate, and 9/11 first responders...
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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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In this Feb. 1, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump, center, first lady Melania Trump, right, and their son Barron Trump, left, walk out of the White House and head to Marine One on the South Lawn of White House in Washington. A woman whose life sentence for drug offenses was commuted by President Donald Trump and a Delaware student allegedly bullied because his last name is Trump are among guests who will sit with first lady Melania Trump for the State of the Union address. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 04, 2019 - 9:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman freed from federal prison after President Donald Trump cut short her life sentence for drug offenses and a Delaware boy allegedly bullied because his last name is Trump headline a varied group of 13 guests who will sit with first lady Melania Trump for the State of the...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Suchat Pederson, The News Journal
January 17, 2019 - 11:52 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Democrats on Capitol Hill are looking to their youngest co-worker to get hip to social media. RELATED: Ocasio-Cortez calls President Trump a racist ... Trump's response? 'Who cares?’ | Ocasio-Cortez says she's taking time off for 'self-care' | Ocasio-Cortez reveals: My...
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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
January 10, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Mark Feb. 7 on your calender. That's the date that Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former has agreed to testify before Congress, ahead of entering prison. "I look forward to having the privilege of being afforded a platform with which to give a full and credible...
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Donald Trump
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January 04, 2019 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- It's day 14 of the partial government shutdown and President Donald Trump predicts it could be awhile before things are resolved. RELATED: No deal to end shutdown; Trump says 'could be a long time' | Zoo animals still need to be fed despite government shutdown | National...
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