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January 30, 2019 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House plan for peeling off Democrats to support President Donald Trump's demands for billions in border wall money ran into a particularly stubborn obstacle: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's flip phone. Schumer had already been talking with his colleagues for...
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January 28, 2019 - 5:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is shaking up his defense team ahead of his highly anticipated congressional testimony next month. Cohen's legal team announced Monday that two attorneys from Chicago will represent Cohen as he continues to cooperate with special counsel...
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January 25, 2019 - 9:15 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- It's official! President Donald Trump signed on Friday night a bill to reopen shuttered government departments for three weeks, until Feb. 15. Trump's action ended the longest government his shutdown history. Earlier Friday night, Congress passed the deal to reopen the...
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January 24, 2019 - 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- The White House says President Donald Trump will not accept a short-term deal to reopen the government unless it includes "a large down payment'' for his promised border wall. The statement from White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday came as Senate...
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January 24, 2019 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- The government shutdown is....still on. The Senate on Thursday rejected two bills to end the government shutdown. The bills — one with border wall funding, one without — failed, sending lawmakers back to the drawing board.
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January 23, 2019 - 1:50 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Former Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is postponing his scheduled Feb. 7 testimony before the House Oversight Committee, citing “threats against his family” from President Trump and his allies, Cohen’s lawyer said Wednesday afternoon. “Due to ongoing threats against his...
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January 17, 2019 - 12:43 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) --- A five-term Republican congressman who co-chaired Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign in Pennsylvania is resigning. Tom Marino said in a statement Thursday that his last day will be Jan. 23 and that he's taking a job in the private sector. The 66-year-old Marino...
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January 09, 2019 - 4:36 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) --- The New York state Legislature started its 2019 session Wednesday with Democrat Andrea Stewart-Cousins becoming the first woman to lead the Senate, a historic moment that follows big gains by her party in the November election. Stewart-Cousins, of Yonkers, takes over the...
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January 04, 2019 - 12:48 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Newly-minted congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has broken her silence about a college-era video fo herself dancing. The New York Democrat said she isn't surprised that Republicans jumped on it and made it an issue. I hear the GOP thinks women dancing are scandalous...
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December 21, 2018 - 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- The House has adjourned without a deal on spending, virtually guaranteeing a partial government shutdown at midnight Friday. Senators are also being told there will be no further votes Friday as talks continue. President Donald Trump's team was on Capitol Hill late...
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