Politics

President Donald Trump points up to heaven as he speaks during a meeting with inner city pastors in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.
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August 01, 2018 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump bluntly declared on Wednesday his attorney general should terminate "right now" the federal probe into the campaign that took him to the White House, a newly fervent attack on the special counsel investigation that could imperil his presidency. Trump also...
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Dreamstime
July 30, 2018 - 3:40 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Here's a political attack you don't hear every day — or ever: A Virginia congressional candidate says her opponent is unfit for office because he is a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica." Democrat Leslie Cockburn said on Twitter that Republican opponent Denver Riggleman fetishizes the...
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President Donald Trump (R) walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as he attends the Republican luncheon at the U.S. Capitol Building on May 15, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
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July 30, 2018 - 10:34 am
By Jamie Ehrlich, CNN (CNN) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that border wall funding would "probably" have to wait until after midterms, two days before President Donald Trump weighed in on the issue on Twitter, contradicting McConnell and threatening to push the government...
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In this March 18, 2014 file photo, voters cast their ballots in Hinsdale, Ill.
AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File
July 30, 2018 - 8:47 am
By Laurie Kellman and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people are looking for a change this election season — a generational change. A poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that most Americans ages 15 to 34 think voting in the...
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In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., responds to a question during a town hall meeting in Jackson, Miss.
AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File
July 30, 2018 - 7:26 am
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years, according to a study by a university-based libertarian policy center. That's trillion with a "T." The latest...
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Michael Cohen, Donald Trump
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July 27, 2018 - 8:47 am
By Jim Sciutto, Carl Bernstein and Marshall Cohen, CNN (CNN) -- Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, claims that then-candidate Trump knew in advance about the June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower in which Russians were expected to offer his campaign dirt on Hillary Clinton...
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Sen. Pat Toomey
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Steve Tawa
July 26, 2018 - 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — After a 40-minute meeting in his Washington, D.C. office, Republican Sen. Pat Toomey said he will "enthusiastically support" President Donald Trump's nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, for the Supreme Court. Toomey said Kavanaugh has "the character, intellect,...
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In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appears before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
July 26, 2018 - 7:11 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 11 House conservatives introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. The move came Wednesday...
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Capitol
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
July 25, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have a plan for helping students afford the growing costs of college, in part by creating a partnership with states to provide two years of tuition-free community college. They also want to take $5 billion House Republicans have proposed for President Donald Trump'...
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Georgia lawmaker Jason Spencer is under fire after dropping pants, yelling 'n-word' on 'Who Is America?'
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July 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is calling for the resignation of a state lawmaker who dropped his trousers and repeatedly used the "n-word" on Sunday night's episode of the Showtime series "Who Is America?" Jason Spencer, a Republican who represents the...
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