Politics

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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Montgomery County Commissioner Ken Lawrence
Montgomery County
Jim Melwert
May 11, 2020 - 1:11 pm
Montgomery County Commissioner Ken Lawrence tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend and is isolating at home. He says he was shocked, because he had no symptoms. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Andrew Kramer
May 11, 2020 - 11:55 am
Gov. Tom Wolf had a stern warning on Monday to businesses and politicians choosing to defy the pandemic shutdown, He said businesses could jeopardize their insurance coverage and politicians could lose coronavirus-relif funds. Read more here.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson
AP News
May 11, 2020 - 10:08 am
Employees, business owners, police and trade unions in Britain expressed confusion Monday after the government switched from telling workers to stay at home to urging them to return to work — but preferably without getting near other people or using public transport. Read more here.
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Kristen Johanson
May 06, 2020 - 5:40 pm
Wednesday marked a historic day, as a Philadelphia-based case went before the United States Supreme Court — via phone, with one justice in a hospital bed. Read more here.
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David Caplan
May 06, 2020 - 12:44 pm
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, kicked off Wednesday by participating in telephone Obamacare-related arguments from her bed at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, where she’s been since Tuesday for an infection caused by a gallstone.
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Jim Melwert
May 05, 2020 - 12:23 pm
A proposed plan in Montgomery County to keep voters and election workers as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic would cut the number of polling places for the June 2 primary by 60%. Read more here.
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This video framegrab image from MSNBC's Morning Joe, shows Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaking to co-host Mika Brzezinski, Friday, May 1, 2020.
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AP News
May 01, 2020 - 8:55 am
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday categorically denied allegations from a former Senate staffer that he sexually assaulted her in the early 1990s, saying "this never happened." Read more here.
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