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A man using a mobile phone walks past Google offices in New York. Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday, April 8, 2019, to answer questions about their role in the hate crimes and the ris
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April 09, 2019 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from internet users. YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about...
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William Barr says he will release a redacted version of the Mueller report on the Russia investigation within a week.
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April 09, 2019 - 10:48 am
By Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr told Congress Tuesday he expects to release his redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week," while Democrats criticized his handling of the long-...
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In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, returns to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
April 05, 2019 - 10:30 am
By Michael R. Sisak and David B. Caruso, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Cohen are asking members of Congress to help keep him out of prison. In a letter sent to lawmakers Thursday, Cohen's legal team said he is still sorting through documents in his personal files that might...
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In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington.
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March 25, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Mark Sherman and Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year, proponents of limiting partisan politics in the creation of electoral districts needed to win over Justice Anthony Kennedy. They couldn't. The issue is back before the Supreme Court again, with arguments on Tuesday...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Justin Udo
March 14, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Senate voted Thursday afternoon on a resolution to reject President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. It's not a big surprise that Senate Democrats voted for the measure, but 12 Republicans broke party lines to do the same, including Pennsylvania...
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In this March 13, 2019, photo, reporters pose questions to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
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March 14, 2019 - 9:00 am
UPDATED: 2:55 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of...
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From left, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, meet before holding a news conference on the Senate vote on ending U.S. support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition fighting in Yemen, at the Capitol in Washingt
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March 13, 2019 - 7:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition's war in Yemen, bringing Congress one step closer to a unprecedented rebuke of President Donald Trump's foreign policy. Lawmakers have never before invoked the decades-old War Powers Resolution to...
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President Donald Trump's 2020 budget outline arrives on Capitol Hill at the House Budget Committee, in Washington, Monday morning March 11, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
March 11, 2019 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump proposed a record $4.7 trillion federal budget for 2020 on Monday, relying on optimistic 3.1 percent economic growth projections alongside accounting shuffles and steep domestic cuts to bring future spending into promised balance in 15 years. The deficit is...
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In this March 6, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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March 10, 2019 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for the U.S-Mexico barrier while imposing steep spending cuts to other domestic programs and setting the stage for another fiscal battle. Budget documents are often seen as...
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Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., with, from left, Sens. Todd Young, R-In., Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Barasso, John Thune, R-S.D., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
February 26, 2019 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash over whether he was abusing his powers to advance his paramount campaign pledge...
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