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Flashpoint
May 04, 2019 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about Philadelphia's City Council at-large race. As of May 4th- 29 candidates are vying for five democratic seats on city council in what is now the second most...
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State senators, including Democrat Judy Schwank, spoke of momentum behind wide-ranging changes intended to make voting more convenient.
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Tony Romeo
April 30, 2019 - 4:00 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A state Senate committee heard hours of testimony on sweeping proposals to reform elections in Pennsylvania, including legislation that would allow for early voting and would allow Independents to vote in primary elections. State senators, including Democrat Judy...
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Sen. Robert Menendez
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Steve Tawa
April 29, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez wants Congress to take steps to secure the nation’s election infrastructure and shore up voting systems, treating the "Mueller report like a preview of what's to come." Menendez, citing the Mueller report findings that Russia...
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From left: Alicia Garza, co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement; Cecile Richards, former head of Planned Parenthood; Ai-jen Poo, executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance
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April 29, 2019 - 9:37 am
By Julie Pace, AP Washington Bureau Chief WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the nation's most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and national policy priorities. Dubbed Supermajority, the organization...
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215 People's Alliance
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Pat Loeb
April 19, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Philadelphia's primary election gets closer, the 10-year tax abatement is emerging as a major issue for progressive candidates, putting one incumbent in an uncomfortable spotlight. Before he was councilman at-large, Allan Domb was known as the "Condo King," having...
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Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams speaks during the National Action Network Convention in New York, Wednesday, April 3, 2019.
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April 04, 2019 - 8:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams says she doesn't expect to decide on a presidential bid until the fall because "the average voter is not paying attention until Labor Day." On MSNBC on Thursday, Abrams also offered support for former Vice President Joe Biden, who has acknowledged that his...
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The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the re-sentencing of former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge Willie Singletary.
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Pat Loeb
March 26, 2019 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge has ordered City Council-at-large candidate Willie Singletary off the May primary ballot because of his previous convictions for lying to the FBI during a corruption investigation. Singletary says he will appeal. Judge Stella Tsai ruled that...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, people walk in Red Square on a cold day, with St. Basil's Cathedral in the background, in Moscow, Russia.
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March 25, 2019 - 9:37 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is reacting with an "I told you so" on Monday in state media after the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Moscow's involvement in the U.S. presidential election didn't find evidence of collusion. Wrapping up the 22-month investigation, Mueller's...
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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha casts his vote at a polling station in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, March 24, 2019, during the nation's first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup. (
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March 24, 2019 - 11:20 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, preliminary results showed Sunday, suggesting junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in power. With 89 percent of votes counted, the Palang Pracharat party was first with...
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Beto O'Rourke
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March 20, 2019 - 8:38 am
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke is making an early impression in Pennsylvania, a late-voting state that may yet play a role in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary contest. An animated O'Rourke spoke Tuesday for 50 minutes to a crowd of hundreds in a Penn State...
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