Chris Coons

United States Sen. Chris Coons speaks at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn in Central Park, NY, on September 29, 2018.
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Mike Dougherty
January 08, 2020 - 7:26 am
Politicians are reacting to Iran's bombing of two air bases in Iraq housing U.S. military personnel. Iran launched at least a dozen missiles at Al Asad Air Base and a smaller air base in Erbil in retaliation for the killing of Iran's top military commander. Read more here.
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The future of a law on renewable energy is being targeted by one of Pennsylvania's senators and the EPA.
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Mike DeNardo
August 06, 2019 - 1:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Following back-to-back mass shootings over the weekend that left 31 people dead, Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is hoping to revive the gun control legislation he proposed six years ago. After the Sandy Hook shootings, Toomey co-sponsored a bill toughening...
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Television networks print out and read the released Mueller Report on the sidewalk outside of the Department of Justice.
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Tim Jimenez
April 19, 2019 - 10:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. senators and House members from the Philadelphia area are talking about the Mueller report. On the Republican side are Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick. In a statement, Toomey said all Americans should be pleased that Attorney General William Barr said...
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United States Sen. Chris Coons speaks at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn in Central Park, NY, on September 29, 2018.
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Dan Wing
March 30, 2019 - 12:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Among the many politicians and Americans calling for a full release of the Mueller Report is Delaware Senator Chris Coons. Senator Coons says his initial reaction to the 4-page summary of the finding of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation was one of relief...
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Robert Mueller
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Tim Jimenez
March 25, 2019 - 6:54 am
UPDATED: 5 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lawmakers from opposing parties appear to be in agreement after the release of the Mueller report and subsequent letter from U.S. Attorney General William Barr. The message from both sides of the aisle: We want to see the full report. Sen. Chris...
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President Donald Trump
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February 17, 2019 - 11:26 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told "Fox...
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Peter Biar Ajak has been in a South Sudanese prison since July 28, 2018
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Tim Jimenez
February 01, 2019 - 9:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Peter Biar Ajak, one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan," who resettled in Philadelphia in 2001 and graduated from Central High School and La Salle University, has been in a South Sudanese prison for six months with no end in sight. He now has a new attorney who is trying to...
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 Several dozen federal employees and supporters demonstrated at the Sacramento International Airport calling for President Donald Trump and Washington lawmakers to end then partial government shutdown, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif.
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January 16, 2019 - 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide...
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U.S. Senator Chris Coons
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Cherri Gregg
October 31, 2018 - 2:15 pm
Updated at 5:35 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that birthright citizenship will end "one way or another," as he considers taking executive action to that effect. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., responded to the president's proposed executive order, as well as...
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Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Cory Booker, D-N.J.
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Tim Jimenez
August 02, 2018 - 7:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A political activist, with ties to Philadelphia, was arrested in South Sudan earlier this week. And now, his family, friends and public officials are calling for his release from prison. Ajak's family put out a statement saying he was arrested while trying to board a...
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