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New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand speaks at the 14th Annual "#BlogHer18" Creators Summit at Pier 17 in New York, NY, on August 9, 2018.
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January 11, 2019 - 10:46 am
By Dan Merica and Athena Jones, CNN (CNN) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat considering a presidential run in 2020, is planning a trip to Iowa next weekend, a Iowa Democrat with knowledge of the plans tells CNN. The trip comes as Gillibrand inches closer to a bid and begins to build a...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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January 07, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Devan Cole, CNN (CNN) -- There is "no question" that President Donald Trump is a racist, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview that aired Sunday night. Speaking on CBS's "60 Minutes," Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat, told Anderson Cooper that Trump "certainly didn't invent racism...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Carolyn Kaster/AP
January 03, 2019 - 2:16 pm
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — The 116th Congress gaveled into session Thursday, swathed in history as lawmakers returned Nancy Pelosi to the House speaker's office and ushered in a diverse class of Democratic freshmen ready to confront President Donald Trump in a...
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Democrats have taken control of the Burlington County Freeholder Board for the first time in more than 40 years. But one newly elected board member is out, just one day after taking the oath of office.
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David Madden
January 02, 2019 - 5:53 pm
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Democrats have taken control of the Burlington County Freeholder Board for the first time in more than 40 years. But one newly elected board member is out, just one day after taking the oath of office. George Youngkin’s resignation was not unexpected. The...
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Elizabeth Warren
CNN
December 31, 2018 - 4:57 pm
By MJ Lee and Gregory Krieg (CNN) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren took a major step toward a presidential run on Monday, announcing in a video message and email to supporters that she is forming an exploratory committee ahead of an expected campaign for the Democratic nomination in 2020. With...
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Capitol building in Downtown Harrisburg, pennsylvania.
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December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Questions are swirling about the status of a convicted state lawmaker from Philadelphia, but a prominent constitutional law expert says there’s no doubt that Vanessa Lowery Brown is no longer eligible to serve in the state House. Philadelphia Democrat Vanessa...
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Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith calls on her family members to identify themselves as she celebrates her runoff win over Democrat Mike Espy in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis
November 28, 2018 - 8:11 am
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal Trump supporter after the president stumped for her in what was a divisive runoff marked by racial turmoil over a video-recorded remark Hyde-Smith made...
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President Donald Trump and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., wave to supporters after arriving for a rally in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Thomas Graning
November 27, 2018 - 8:45 am
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi voters are deciding the last U.S. Senate race of the midterms, choosing between a white Republican Senate appointee backed by President Donald Trump and a black Democrat who was agriculture secretary when Bill Clinton was...
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Appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., answers a question while Democrat Mike Espy, left, listens during their televised Mississippi U.S. Senate debate in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018.
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November 26, 2018 - 10:32 am
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is stumping in Mississippi on Monday for a Republican Senate appointee who wants voters to focus on her unwavering support for him, and not the racial questions that have made Tuesday's runoff election a much...
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Sen. Jack Reed: Trump lying about CIA report
CNN
November 23, 2018 - 11:02 am
By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- The top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee on Friday accused President Donald Trump of lying about the CIA's report that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump said Thursday that the CIA...
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