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President Donald Trump and North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper
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AP News
May 25, 2020 - 12:36 pm
President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's Democratic governor doesn't immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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In this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a caucus night event in Las Vegas.
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AP News
April 27, 2020 - 2:47 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden renewed his party unification efforts Monday with bookend endorsements from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the leader of the House progressive caucus that sometimes battles the speaker from the left. Read more here.
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In this March 17, 2020, file photo a poll worker at the Su Nueva Lavanderia polling place uses rubber gloves as she enters a ballot in the ballot box in Chicago.
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AP News
April 27, 2020 - 11:49 am
Americans’ support for mail-in voting has jumped amid concerns about the safety of polling places during the coronavirus pandemic, but a wide partisan divide suggests President Donald Trump’s public campaign against vote by mail may be resonating with his Republican backers. Read more here.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during First in the South Dinner, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Charleston, S.C.
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 9:25 am
Democratic rivals to Bernie Sanders are preparing to try to knock him off his front-runner perch in a debate Tuesday night before a critical South Carolina primary that could dramatically reshape the race. Read more here.
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French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S President Donald Trump shake hands during the final press conference during the G7 summit in Biarritz, southwestern France, Aug. 26, 2019.
Francois Mori/AP Photo, File
AP News
February 06, 2020 - 8:47 am
For American politics, it's been a week for the ages: a bungled start to the 2020 presidential primary season, a State of the Union speech with partisanship on full display and a conclusion to the most contentious chapter of all — the nation's third-ever impeachment trial. Read more here.
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U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., poses for a photograph under a quote of his that is displayed in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn.
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AP News
December 30, 2019 - 6:25 am
As a civil rights activist at 25, John Lewis was beaten so badly his skull was fractured and the TV images from an Alabama bridge in the 1960s forced a nation's awakening to racial discrimination. As a congressman today at 79, Lewis is facing a foe like none before: advanced pancreatic cancer. Read...
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Rep. Jeff Van Drew speaks to members of the media outside a closed House Democrats organizational meeting.
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David Madden
December 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
South Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew is all but certain to switch parties and run for re-election next year as a Republican. But all signs suggest he’ll face primary opposition no matter what. Read more here.
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Rep. Jeff Van Drew, D-N.J., arrives for a classified briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 3, 2019.
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AP News
December 17, 2019 - 7:38 am
The political fate of party-switching Rep. Jeff Van Drew may well hinge on how forcefully he is backed by President Donald Trump, whose impeachment the New Jersey lawmaker is refusing to support. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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AP News
November 14, 2019 - 1:03 pm
A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and USA Facts finds that regardless of political belief, many Americans say they have a hard time figuring out if information is true. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they often come across one-sided information and...
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William Hughes and Joe Biden
Stockton University
David Madden
October 31, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Former South Jersey Democrat Congressman William Hughes died Wednesday at his home in Ocean City. He was 87.
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