Politics

Sarah Sanders
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 7:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, long an ardent defender of President Donald Trump, is joining the broadcast organization long favored by the first viewer. Fox News says Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its properties,...
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Presidential candidates Michael Bennet, Kirsten Gillibrand, Julián Castro, Cory Booker, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee and Bill de Blasio participate in the CNN Democratic debate in Detroit on Wednesday, July 31.
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August 20, 2019 - 10:59 am
By Grace Sparks and David Wright, CNN (CNN) -- The third round of Democratic primary debates, hosted by ABC and Univision, will take place the second week of September. Presidential candidates have until late August to reach polling and grassroots fundraising thresholds set by the Democratic...
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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco.
Jeff Chiu/AP Photo, File
August 16, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Rachel Lerman, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It's the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech...
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U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., speaks to constituents in Wixom, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.
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August 16, 2019 - 6:46 am
By Joseph Krauss and Isaac Scharf, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate...
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U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) pause between answering questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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August 15, 2019 - 11:26 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel's decision to bar two U.S. Democratic congresswomen from visiting (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Israel's deputy foreign minister says the government has decided to bar two U.S. Democratic congresswomen who support the international boycott movement from entering...
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Airport security personnel stand guard as travelers walk past protesters holding a sit-in rally at the departure gate of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.
Vincent Thian/AP Photo
August 13, 2019 - 6:44 am
By Yanan Wang and Katie Tam, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 12, 2019 - 10:08 am
Anthony Scaramucci is coming out swinging against President Trump, saying he’s gone “off the rails” and that he does not support his reelection bid. The former White House Communications Director, who has a RADIO.COM podcast, “Mooch and the Mrs.,” has been firing up his thumbs and taking to Twitter...
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The Trump administration released a regulation that could damatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications.
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August 12, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands and Tami Luhby, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration released a regulation Monday that could dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications. Paired with last week'...
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Democratic presidential candidate hopeful John Hickenlooper speaks during the Presidential Gun Sense Forum on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.
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August 10, 2019 - 2:13 pm
By Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday placed responsibility for inaction on gun violence in the hands of President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association, in the face of broad national support for some gun control...
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In this Aug. 3, 2019 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., addresses the audience gathered at the Fancy Farm Picnic in Fancy Farm, Ky.
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August 10, 2019 - 11:10 am
By Lisa Mascaro AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not quite "Trump-McConnell 2020," but it might as well be. As he runs for reelection, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is positioning himself as the president's wingman, his trusted right hand in Congress, transformed from...
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