Congress

Louis C.K
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December 31, 2018 - 10:10 am
By Doug Criss, CNN (CNN) -- Comedian Louis C.K. is in hot water again, this time for seeming to make fun of survivors of the Parkland school shooting and their effort for stricter gun control. In the audio, reportedly from a recent comedy set, an audience is heard laughing as the comedian mocks the...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
December 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — The highest court in the land cleared the way for legal sports betting from coast to coast back in May. Now there’s a move in Congress that could, if approved, give the federal government oversight authority. A bill introduced in the Senate earlier this month would set...
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The Capitol building is visible as a man who declined to give his name picks up garbage and stacks it near a trash can during a partial government shutdown on the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
December 26, 2018 - 8:32 am
UPDATED: 12:17 By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Christmas has come and gone but the partial government shutdown is just getting started. Wednesday brings the first full business day after several government departments and agencies closed up over the weekend due to a...
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
December 21, 2018 - 6:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a midnight deadline to avoid a partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump said Friday a closure would drag on "for a very long time" and he tried to lay blame on congressional Democrats if there's no deal over his demand for U.S.-Mexico border wall money. Only a...
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The Capitol is seen at twilight in Washington, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
December 18, 2018 - 8:46 am
By Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's $5 billion wall funds has deepened, threatening a partial government shutdown in a standoff that has become increasingly common in Washington. It wasn't always like this,...
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What to expect if there's a partial government shutdown
Mark Reinstein/Corbis Historical/Getty Images
December 17, 2018 - 10:44 am
By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- A possible partial government shutdown is only a hand full of days away with President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats locked in a dispute over border security with no resolution in sight. Funding expires for a number of key government agencies on December 21...
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In this Dec. 11, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meets with Democratic leaders the Oval Office in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
December 17, 2018 - 9:22 am
By Hope Yen, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties. Without a resolution, parts of the...
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Hemp products
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
December 03, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The long dormant hemp industry is about to return in a big way. Pennsylvania has a long history with hemp, and it's expected to quickly get reacquainted with the very important crop again once the 2018 Farm Bill is approved. "We expect it to take root here pretty...
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Michael Cohen, left, walks out of federal court with his attorney Guy Petrillo, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York.
AP Photo/Julie Jacobson
November 30, 2018 - 9:44 am
By Eric Tucker, Larru Neumeister and Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The surprise plea agreement with President Donald Trump's former lawyer made clear that prosecutors believe Michael Cohen was continuing to pursue the Trump Tower Moscow project weeks after his boss had clinched the...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., returns to Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, following a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
November 28, 2018 - 12:05 pm
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With a partial government shutdown possible on Dec. 7, President Donald Trump has met with Republican leaders to hash out a spending plan that includes money for Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. Trump is seeking $5 billion for the wall,...
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