Politics

Joe Biden speaks at Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
June 02, 2020 - 10:48 am
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden chose the protest-buffered City Hall of Philadelphia to deliver an address on the civil unrest here and across the nation in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a Minnesota police officer.
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Philadelphia riots
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Tony Romeo
June 01, 2020 - 3:04 pm
On the eve of an “unprecedented” primary election in Pennsylvania, the secretary of the commonwealth confirms that the State Department is closely monitoring both the COVID-19 crisis and civil unrest in Philadelphia, marking an election with both progress and challenges. Read more here.
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David Caplan
May 28, 2020 - 9:39 am
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a historic executive order that will limit the broad legal protection that federal law provides to social media platforms. See the details.
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President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during an event on protecting seniors with diabetes in the Rose Garden White House, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
May 27, 2020 - 8:59 am
President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering a day after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump and North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper
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AP News
May 25, 2020 - 12:36 pm
President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's Democratic governor doesn't immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Mail-in ballot material
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Pat Loeb
May 14, 2020 - 8:47 am
Philadelphia would have one-quarter of the usual number of polling places for the June 2 primary under a plan approved by the city commissioners on Wednesday. The commissioners also voted to increase poll worker pay, but what they really want is for everyone to vote by mail. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump is visiting the Lehigh Valley a visit to tour the Owens and Minor medical equipment distribution center in Upper Macungie.
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Tim Jimenez
May 14, 2020 - 7:35 am
President Trump is paying the Lehigh Valley a visit Thursday. He’ll be touring the Owens and Minor medical equipment distribution center, which is playing a vital role in getting personal protective equipment out to hospitals. Read more here.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
KYW Staff
May 13, 2020 - 5:44 pm
HUD Secretary Ben Carson joined KYW Newsradio’s Reporters Roundup with Ian Bush, where he suggested moratoriums on tenant evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus crisis may not work uniformly across the country. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump points to a questioner on May 11, 2020, as he speaks about the coronavirus during a press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C.
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AP News
May 13, 2020 - 1:00 pm
President Donald Trump' has had many targets in his war against the media, but perhaps none is more surprising than the Voice of America, the venerable U.S.-funded institution created during World War II to broadcast independent news and promote American values to the world. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mike DeNardo
May 11, 2020 - 3:52 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy said the COVID-19 crisis has put New Jersey on the brink of a fiscal disaster. He said the Garden State is not asking for a bailout, but it does need more federal help to prevent a second Great Depression. Read more here.
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