Politics

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., center and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speak during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times.
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AP News
October 16, 2019 - 6:54 am
Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature "wealth tax" plan in an attempt to derail her rising campaign.
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AP News
October 14, 2019 - 9:43 am
National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides about workplace discrimination law. Read more here.
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File photo: Vice President Joe Biden, left, with his son Hunter, right, at the Duke Georgetown NCAA college basketball game in Washington.
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AP News
October 13, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies...
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President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during an event on "transparency in Federal guidance and enforcement" in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
October 11, 2019 - 12:15 pm
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's financial records must be turned over to the House of Representatives. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said that lawmakers should get the documents they have subpoenaed from Mazars USA. The firm has...
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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani arrives to campaign for Republican Senate hopeful Mike Braun on November 3, 2018 in Franklin Township, Indiana. Braun is locked in a tight race with incumbent Democrat Sen. Joe Donnelly.
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AP News
October 10, 2019 - 10:46 am
Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation to a political action committee supporting Trump's re-election.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Attorney General Edwin Meese, in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
October 09, 2019 - 11:09 am
President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp bipartisan criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, saying he is focused on the "BIG PICTURE" that does not include American involvement in "stupid endless wars" in the Middle East.
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Sam Wachs is shown holding a sign reading "Free Hong Kong."
Courtesy of Sam Wachs
Tim Jimenez
October 09, 2019 - 7:35 am
A Sixers fan says he was tossed from Tuesday night’s preseason game against a Chinese team because he held up a sign that was supportive of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. As the Sixers hosted the Guangzhou Loong Lions on Tuesdaylast night, and his wife held up fluorescent green signs...
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Protestors and supporters gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 8, 2019 in Washington as the justices hear three challenges from New York, Michigan and Georgia involving workers who claim they were fired because they were gay or transgender.
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Cherri Gregg
October 08, 2019 - 2:13 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday morning over whether the Civil Rights Act's prohibition on sex discrimination extends to LGBT people. Arguments were heard for two separate cases — one involving two men fired by employers who learned they were gay and another involving a...
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Tim Jimenez
October 08, 2019 - 6:58 am
Tuesday's Sixers preseason opener against the Guangzhou Long Lions in Philadelphia has been on the schedule for a while, and Sixers spokesman Dave Scholler says the team is focusing not on political issues, but on how basketball bridges cultural differences.
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President Donald Trump speaks during the Young Black Leadership Summit at the White House in Washington.
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 11:58 am
A federal judge Monday emphatically rejected President Donald Trump's challenge to the release of his tax returns to New York prosecutors, saying the president's broad claim of immunity from all criminal investigations is at odds with the Constitution. But an appeals court blocked any handover of...
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