Politics

Iowa Democratic Party caucus
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 2:27 pm
The chairman of the Democratic National Committee called on Thursday for a “recanvass” of the results of Monday's Iowa caucus, which was marred by technical problems and delays. Read more here.
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French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S President Donald Trump shake hands during the final press conference during the G7 summit in Biarritz, southwestern France, Aug. 26, 2019.
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 8:47 am
For American politics, it's been a week for the ages: a bungled start to the 2020 presidential primary season, a State of the Union speech with partisanship on full display and a conclusion to the most contentious chapter of all — the nation's third-ever impeachment trial. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, as Nancy Pelosi listens.
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 8:19 am
The Republican-controlled Senate acquitted President Donald Trump on two impeachment charges Wednesday amid Republican complaints about what they called a rushed process and Democratic claims that Trump is a threat to democracy. The historic, three-week trial proceeded largely along partisan lines...
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In this image from video, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks on the Senate floor about the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 11:23 am
President Donald Trump is on the verge of acquittal by the Senate, an end to only the third presidential impeachment trial in American history but coming at the start of a tumultuous campaign for the White House. Read more here.
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Rush Limbaugh reacts as first Lady Melania Trump prepares to present him with the the Presidential Medal of Freedom as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 10:40 am
Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, during the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 10:20 am
The "great American comeback" President Donald Trump claimed in his State of the Union speech drew on falsehoods about U.S. energy supremacy, health care and the economy as well as distortions about his predecessor's record. Read more here.
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Julie Stewart, precinct captain in Waukee, Iowa, carries a bag of precinct preference cards back to her car after trying to drop them off at the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 9:59 am
The political universe has been turned upside down by the failure of the Iowa caucuses. Traditionally the event provides the first concrete tally after months of speculation about the presidential primary. But Monday night's Democratic caucuses ended inconclusively as the state party blamed...
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Stephanie and Janiyah Davis are applauded as they sit in the First Lady's box as President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address from the House chamber of the United States Capitol in Washington.
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Mike Dougherty
February 05, 2020 - 7:16 am
President Donald Trump invited several guests to Tuesday night's State of the Union address. During a portion of his speech about school choice, he singled out a Philadelphia mother and her daughter sitting in the congressional gallery, surprising the little girl with a scholarship. Read more here.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., tears her copy of President Donald Trump's s State of the Union address after he delivered it to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Vice President Mike Pence is at left.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 7:01 am
Standing before a Congress and a nation sharply divided by impeachment, President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address to extol a "Great American Comeback" on his watch, just three years after he took office decrying a land of "American carnage" under his predecessor. Read more here.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves after the Senate heard closing arguments in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
AP News
February 04, 2020 - 11:03 am
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed House Democrats' drive to impeach President Donald Trump as "the most rushed, least fair, and least thorough" in history and said he will vote to acquit Trump. Read more here.
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