Politics

Bob Casey
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
Dan Wing
February 16, 2019 - 12:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- U.S. Senator Bob Casey is among the many lawmakers speaking out against the president's declaration of a national emergency to fund a wall along the southern border. Senator Casey, a Pennsylvania Democrat, calls the declaration an abuse of power and says isn't a real...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
February 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers are indicating an interest in giving the state auditor general power to review “pharmacy benefit managers.” Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says “pharmacy benefit managers” or “PBMs” are the “middle people” who negotiate with drug-makers...
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Trump declares national emergency
CNN
February 15, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By Holmes Lybrand, Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands, Lydia DePillis and Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address "an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs." He also...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 10:39 am
By Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more federal dollars for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, relying on a broad interpretation of his...
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In this Jan. 19, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, waves to the crowd after speaking at Women's Unity Rally organized by Women's March NYC at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan in New York
Kathy Willens/AP Photo, File
February 15, 2019 - 8:25 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing...
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William Barr
Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
February 14, 2019 - 3:27 pm
By David Shortell (CNN) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general. The vote was 54-45, primarily on a party-line basis with most Republicans backing President Donald Trump's nominee and most Democrats opposed. This will be Barr's second tour as attorney general; he led the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a snapshot by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/Ap Photo, File
February 14, 2019 - 3:22 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 15, 5:50 a.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency...
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joins supporters of President Donald Trump
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
February 14, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 11:47 a.m. By Alan Fram, Andrew Taylor and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress rolled toward resolving its border security brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion Thursday, preparing to approve a compromise averting a new government shutdown...
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The audience erupted in cheers when former first lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance at the 2019 Grammy Awards. Hear her unifying message about music.
CNN
February 13, 2019 - 10:39 am
By Julie Gallagher, CNN (CNN) — Michelle Obama's appearance at the Grammys Sunday night surprised millions watching at home — including the former first lady's mother, who wanted to know if she met any "real stars" while she was there. Obama shared a funny text exchange between her and her mom,...
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Soldiers from Poland and the United States wait for Vice President Mike Pence at the airport in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019.
Michael Sohn/AP Photo
February 13, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The United States and Poland are kicking off an international conference on the Middle East on Wednesday amid uncertainty over its aims and questions about what it will deliver. Initially it was billed by President Donald Trump's...
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