Congress

Candles, lit by activists, protesting the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, are placed outside Saudi Arabia's consulate, in Istanbul, during a candlelight vigil.
AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File
November 20, 2018 - 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. will not punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at this time nor cut arms sales to Saudi Arabia for the killing of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump called the killing of Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul...
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Ivanka Trump
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
November 20, 2018 - 10:24 am
By Manu Raju and Devan Cole, CNN (CNN) -- Ivanka Trump's use of a private email account will soon face new scrutiny on Capitol Hill, with a key House committee planning to probe whether President Donald Trump's daughter and senior adviser violated the law when conducting government business. The...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
November 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Congratulations, you're a college graduate — and you're now in debt. But Lindsay Ahlman, a senior policy analyst for The Institute for College Access and Success, which researches ways to make college more affordable, said the next Congress intends to take up the...
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Stephen Groves/AP
November 07, 2018 - 10:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Latinos serving in Congress will rise to at least 41 in the new year, and that figure most likely will increase when two undecided races are called. Thirty-three out of 44 Latino Democratic candidates won election in Tuesday's contests, while six out of 15 Latino...
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New Jersey Election
David Madden
November 07, 2018 - 1:03 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s congressional delegation took a seismic shift in Tuesday’s election in favor of Democrats, even with one of the 12 seats still undecided. It was a 7-5 Democrat advantage. Now it’s 10-2, and an Andy Kim win over Tom MacArthur would make it 11-1. Chris...
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May 10, 2017; Willingboro, NJ, USA; Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) fields questions from constituents and other citizens during a town hall meeting.
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David Madden
November 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Down the ballot in South Jersey, there are three congressional races to watch. The 3rd District in Burlington and Ocean Counties sees incumbent Republican Tom MacArthur and Democrat Andy Kim neck in neck. At last week’s NJTV debate, they went after each other. "When he...
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Larry Kane
November 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The polls open in less than 24 hours, but there is always the question of making the time to vote. There's a vivid reality of thinking, "I can miss this election. It's only my one vote." If everybody thought that, we would have a king or queen or a dictator in charge...
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vote
Larry Kane
November 03, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are many reasons to vote, not the least of which is the sacrifice that Americans made in World War II to preserve our freedoms to vote. History and missed opportunities show that one vote counts. You don't have to vote, but missing out on a midterm or any...
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Election Day
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Larry Kane
November 02, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election Day is Tuesday. The voices of the candidates will finally dim and a hush will fall over the political landscape. The people get the power — if you're a voter, Tuesday is your day. But, sadly, many Americans will stay home. The U.S. ranks 28th in voter turnout...
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David Madden
November 01, 2018 - 7:54 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The two men embroiled in what is likely the tightest New Jersey congressional race in next week's midterm elections squared off in a debate in Newark Wednesday night, which was broadcast across the state. Both two-term incumbent Republican Tom MacArthur and Democrat...
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