Politics

Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel opens the Women for Trump rally in King of Prussia.
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Jim Melwert
July 16, 2019 - 2:00 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — When Donald Trump won the White House in 2016, he lost women’s votes by a double-digit margin. Heading into 2020, his campaign is hoping to flip the narrative as they hosted the first Women for Trump rally in King of Prussia today. “This is a group of...
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In this June 28, 2019 file photo, Ashlyn Myers of the Coalition for Life St. Louis, waves to a Planned Parenthood staff member in St. Louis, Mo.
Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
July 16, 2019 - 8:03 am
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical...
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In this July 8, 2019, photo, acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper waits for the arrival of Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to the Pentagon.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
July 15, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of delay, President Donald Trump is expected to nominate a successor to Jim Mattis as secretary of defense on Monday. It will be Mark Esper, who has been serving as acting secretary of defense since June, when Patrick...
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DES MOINES, IOWA - JUNE 08: Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets people during a campaign stop at the Capital City Pride Fest on June 08, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Pat Loeb
July 15, 2019 - 7:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There were new developments Monday in the effort to avert the closure of Hahnemann Hospital: Local officials asked for federal financial help and a presidential candidate said he was introducing a bill that would provide just that. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a...
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Lawrence J. Tabas
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Jim Melwert
July 12, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's Republican Party has a new chairman. Lawrence Tabas will take over the Pa. GOP in a deal that was struck on the eve of what was expected to be a contentious vote for either Tabas or Bernie Comfort. As part of the deal, Comfort will remain vice-chair...
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Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
July 12, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By Allie Malloy, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump, in a surprising turn, defended Democrat Nancy Pelosi amid her dispute with Rep. Alexandria Ocascio-Cortez and other freshman Democrats, saying the House speaker "is not a racist." "I'll tell you something about Nancy Pelosi that you know better...
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Chaka Fattah
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Kristen Johanson
July 12, 2019 - 11:58 am
UPDATED: 4:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Disgraced former congressman Chaka Fattah Sr. has been sentenced again to 10 years in prison for various charges, including racketeering, bribery, conspiracy and fraud. Fattah, 62, has served two and a half years of the sentence. His lawyers said...
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President Donald Trump is expected to announce an executive action on the census Thursday, multiple White House officials said.
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July 11, 2019 - 6:20 pm
By Kevin Liptak, Pamela Brown, Jim Acosta and Kaitlan Collins, CNN (CNN) - - President Donald Trump issued an executive order Thursday directing the Commerce Department to obtain citizenship data through means other than the US census, dropping a controversial plan to include a citizenship question...
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Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville won’t close by the end of the year as originally planned. The company’s CEO says she made the decision after President Trump requested the place stay open.
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Tim Jimenez
July 11, 2019 - 6:50 am
COATESVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Lockheed Martin plant in Coatesville, which was expected to close by the end of the year, will stay open. The company's CEO made the announcement on Wednesday and credited talks with President Donald Trump for the decision. After President and CEO Marillyn...
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In this April 23, 2019 file photo, immigration activists rally outside the Supreme Court as the justices hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
July 10, 2019 - 11:00 am
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department can't replace nine lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census without explaining why it's doing so, a judge says. U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman, who earlier this year...
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