Politics

Wolf at 32BJ
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
October 20, 2018 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf dropped by a union rally in Philadelphia Saturday morning to remind everyone what's at stake on Election Day. After the rally, union workers hit the streets to deliver that same message to neighbors. Wolf told the crowd he's tired of...
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AP Photo/Alex Brandon
October 19, 2018 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. accused a Russian woman on Friday of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm elections. The criminal complaint against...
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coffee
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Kim Glovas
October 19, 2018 - 1:52 pm
Saxby's Coffee is offering a free coffee to anyone who comes in with an "I Voted" sticker on Nov. 6. But the election watchdog group Committee of 70 says not so fast. Committee spokesman Patrick Christmas said, "Federal law prohibits any one or any organization from offering payment for individuals...
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Congressional Candidates in Bucks County trade barbs in morning forum.
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Jim Melwert
October 19, 2018 - 12:52 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The congressional race in Bucks County could break spending records, so it’s no surprise campaign finance was a hot topic as the two candidates met in a Friday morning forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Bucks County chambers of commerce. At Delaware...
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In this Oct. 6, 2018 photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's annual Fall Gala, in Des Moines, Iowa.
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
October 19, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Cory Booker had hundreds of Democratic activists nodding, applauding and eventually roaring — complete with a sermon-style call-and-response — as he entertained the Orangeburg County party barbecue to put the exclamation point on his first...
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Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., speaks as President Donald Trump stands right during a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Missoula, Mont.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
October 19, 2018 - 9:52 am
By Zeke Miller and Ashley Thomas, Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a "tough cookie" and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana. At a campaign rally in...
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Workers gather and sit and their desks during a demonstration in the war room, where Facebook monitors election related content on the platform, in Menlo Park, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
October 18, 2018 - 8:23 am
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads "War Room." Behind the door lies a nerve center the social network has set up to combat fake accounts and...
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Top-ranking Pa. senator, Republican Joe Scarnati
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Tony Romeo
October 18, 2018 - 6:51 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The fate of legislation sought by victims of child sex abuse remains up in the air. Lawmakers ended their final scheduled voting day of the current session in an acrimonious stalemate, but left open the possibility of returning to vote if an agreement can be...
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AP Photo/Emrah Gurel
October 17, 2018 - 9:38 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish crime-scene investigators searched the home of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul on Wednesday in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, and a pro-government newspaper published a gruesome account of the journalist's alleged slaying. As Saudi Arabia's green...
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Ian Bush | KYW Newsradio
Ian Bush
October 17, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election officials have a lot to grapple with as they work to secure the mid-term votes in November. A tech industry and government conference at the Philadelphia Convention Center this week is getting a status report to solve existing threats. The American Council...
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