Politics

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter leaves federal court after a motions hearing in San Diego on July 1, 2019.
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AP News
December 03, 2019 - 10:31 am
For more than a year, California Rep. Duncan Hunter insisted that criminal charges against him and his wife were the result of a conspiracy of the "deep state" meant to drive the six-term Republican from office in the Democrat-dominated state. But in a stunning turn of events, Hunter now says he...
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President Donald Trump walks to Marine One after speaking with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
December 03, 2019 - 9:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House released a sweeping impeachment report Tuesday outlining evidence of what it calls President Donald Trump’s wrongdoing toward Ukraine, findings that will serve as the foundation for debate over whether the 45th president should be removed from office. The 300 -page...
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Mayor Jim Kenney signs domestic workers bill of rights.
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Pat Loeb
November 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
A new law that takes effect next May will provide protection for some of Philadelphia's most vulnerable workers: nannies, maids and other domestic employees. Read more here.
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Protesters hold U.S. flags during a demonstration in Hong Kong, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019.
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AP News
November 28, 2019 - 9:27 am
China reacted furiously Thursday to President Donald Trump's signing two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador to protest and warning the move would undermine cooperation with Washington. Read more here.
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Family enjoys Thanksgiving dinner
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Hadas Kuznits
November 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
Thanksgiving is a time for many families to get together, but how do you navigate the meal when your family members have different political views than you? Read more here.
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Local residents with visas walk across the Puerta Mexico international bridge to enter the U.S., in Matamoros, Tamaulipas state, Mexico.
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AP News
November 27, 2019 - 8:46 am
A U.S. judge in Oregon on Tuesday said a Trump administration proclamation that would require immigrants to show proof of health insurance to get a visa could not take effect while a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality makes its way through the courts. Read more here.
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Then-White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 27, 2018..
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AP News
November 26, 2019 - 6:35 am
A federal judge has ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn to appear before Congress in a setback to President Donald Trump's effort to keep his top aides from testifying. Read more here.
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Voting booths
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Andrew Kramer
November 25, 2019 - 5:11 pm
New Jerseyans who are on parole or probation would have their right to vote restored under a bill working through the Legislature. Read more here.
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Pro-democracy supporters celebrate after pro-Beijing politician Junius Ho lost his election in Hong Kong, early Monday, Nov. 25, 2019.
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AP News
November 25, 2019 - 8:19 am
Hong Kong's pro-democracy opposition won a stunning landslide victory in weekend local elections in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam over her handling of violent protests that have divided the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Read more.
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President Donald Trump
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CNN
November 22, 2019 - 9:57 am
President Donald Trump said he would like a full Senate trial if the House votes to impeach him during a wide-ranging and at times rambling hour-long interview with Fox News on Friday.
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