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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, right, during a Bengali community outreach in New York.
Corey Torpie/Courtesy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Campaign via AP
June 27, 2018 - 7:16 am
By Steve Peoples, Deepti Hajela and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump's party came together, a 28-year-old liberal activist ousted top House Democrat Joe Crowley in the president's hometown Tuesday night, a stunning defeat that suddenly forced Democrats to confront their...
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Dreamstime
June 20, 2018 - 1:39 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would ban “bump stock” attachments that make guns fire faster — a device that was used by the gunman who killed 58 people in Las Vegas last year. Just before the committee voted on the bill would...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
June 06, 2018 - 10:55 am
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday. DeVos' testimony to a Senate subcommittee came...
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Capitol Dome at dawn in Washington
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
June 04, 2018 - 9:48 am
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — This was supposed to be the quiet time on Capitol Hill, but Congress returns to work Monday facing a showdown in the House over immigration while Senate Republicans are trying to stop an all-out trade war after President Donald Trump...
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National Intelligence Director Dan Coats
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
May 24, 2018 - 11:07 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Turner, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers huddled Thursday in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted...
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Rich Lazer
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Pat Loeb
May 24, 2018 - 6:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rich Lazer lost his bid to be the Democratic nominee for Congress from the Fifth District, but he found a soft landing, in a familiar spot. He got his old job back. Mayor Jim Kenney asked Lazer to return to City Hall as his labor liaison. A spokesman says Lazer was...
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