politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez swearing in
ABC News
March 29, 2019 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A national Quinnipiac poll found New York freshman congresswoman and liberal icon Alexandria Oscaio-Cortez with a negative 23-36 percent favorability rating, with 38 percent who haven’t heard enough about her to form an opinion. "All is definitely not A-OK for AOC. Most...
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President Donald Trump and Rep. Ilhan Omar
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March 05, 2019 - 10:07 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- House Democrats have been working on a resolution in response to controversial remarks by freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. RELATED: Rep. Ilhan Omar criticized again for alleged anti-Semitism | Congress bound, Minnesota's Ilhan Omar enjoys another first | Israel's...
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March 01, 2019 - 9:15 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- City council member Ritchie Torres was joined by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce to announce the introduction of a new legislation that would certify Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender owned businesses across the city. Torres believes that LGBT businesses are...
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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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David Caplan
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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