Congress

Troy Balderson, Republican candidate for Ohio's 12th Congressional District, greets a crowd of supporters during an election night party Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Newark, Ohio.
AP Photo/Jay LaPrete
August 08, 2018 - 7:14 am
By Steve Peoples and Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Two high-stakes elections that tested President Donald Trump's clout and cost both parties millions of dollars were too close to call early Wednesday. Trump claimed victory in one nevertheless. In battleground Ohio,...
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Ian Bush
August 07, 2018 - 8:26 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — An internal investigation has found that the Federal Communications Commission misled Congress when it blamed hackers for disabling its public commenting system during last year's debate over the repeal of net neutrality. The event that brought the FCC's website to its...
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Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., left, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct., display a photo of a plastic gun on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Matthew Daly
July 31, 2018 - 6:56 pm
By Martha Bellisle and Matthew Daly, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns, saying they could end up in the wrong hands. The company...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the White House, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 30, 2018 - 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unnerving fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump declared Monday he would have "no problem" shutting down the federal government this fall if Congress won't come up with more money for border security. Trump's threat, his second in two days, put him further at odds with his...
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President Donald Trump (R) walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as he attends the Republican luncheon at the U.S. Capitol Building on May 15, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
Kevin Dietsch/Sipa USA
July 30, 2018 - 10:34 am
By Jamie Ehrlich, CNN (CNN) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that border wall funding would "probably" have to wait until after midterms, two days before President Donald Trump weighed in on the issue on Twitter, contradicting McConnell and threatening to push the government...
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In this March 18, 2014 file photo, voters cast their ballots in Hinsdale, Ill.
AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File
July 30, 2018 - 8:47 am
By Laurie Kellman and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people are looking for a change this election season — a generational change. A poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that most Americans ages 15 to 34 think voting in the...
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Immigrants seeking asylum Natalia Oliveira da Silva and her daughter, Sara, 5, hug as they wait at a Catholic Charities facility, Monday, July 23, 2018, in San Antonio.
AP Photo/Eric Gay
July 26, 2018 - 11:50 am
By Astrid Galvan and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration faced a court-imposed deadline Thursday to reunite thousands of children and parents who were forcibly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, an enormous logistical task brought on by its "zero...
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In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appears before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
July 26, 2018 - 7:11 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 11 House conservatives introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. The move came Wednesday...
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Capitol
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
July 25, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have a plan for helping students afford the growing costs of college, in part by creating a partnership with states to provide two years of tuition-free community college. They also want to take $5 billion House Republicans have proposed for President Donald Trump'...
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In this Thursday, June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite/File
July 18, 2018 - 9:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November's midterm elections. Comey says on Twitter that the "Republican Congress has proven incapable of fulfilling the Founders' design that 'Ambition must...
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