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Rep. Steve Russell, R-Okla., left, and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., walk to a closed-door meeting with House Republicans seeking more information about compromise legislation on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 22, 2018 - 12:58 pm
By Alan Fram and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. GOP leaders said they'd press on anyway, but his comments further...
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U.S. Capitol
Tony Romeo
June 21, 2018 - 7:13 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The top Republicans in the Pennsylvania legislature are returning to the U.S. Supreme Court on the issue of the state Supreme Court’s decision to impose a new map of congressional districts. But a spokesman for the House speaker said the petition is not intended to...
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Protesters gathered shoes to represent children who are sleeping in tents without parents due to the Trump administration's separation policy.
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Mike Dougherty
June 19, 2018 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thousands have surrounded Rittenhouse Square Tuesday evening to protest Vice President Mike Pence, who is in town to attend a Republican Governors Association fundraiser at the Rittenhouse Hotel with Republican gubernatorial nominee Scott Wagner, a supporter of...
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President Trump
Pool via CNN
June 04, 2018 - 11:24 am
By Eric Bradner, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump's recent moves on trade have turned an issue long considered part of the Republican orthodoxy into a political landmine for his own party. Last week, Trump's administration announced steep tariffs on steel and aluminum from close allies Canada,...
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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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Pennsylvania U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan
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David Madden
April 27, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — Four-term suburban Republican Congressman Pat Meehan, who is under a House Ethics Committee probe for dealings with a former aide, is stepping down effective immediately. Meehan, a former Delaware County district attorney and U.S. attorney, announced earlier this...
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Pennsylvania Capitol
April 14, 2018 - 10:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The race for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor has taken a nasty turn. York County state Senator Scott Wagner is the Republican Party’s endorsed candidate for governor. One of Wagner’s challengers, Pittsburgh area businessman Paul Mango, has...
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Steve Scalise
(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 12, 2018 - 10:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some say it's a fight between West and South. Or a battle for President Donald Trump's affections. Or a test of who can woo conservatives. But one thing is clear: If the showdown between California Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise for House speaker is a...
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James Comey
Photo credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY NETWORK
April 12, 2018 - 10:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee plans an aggressive response to an upcoming memoir by fired FBI director James Comey. The focus will be on past Democratic criticism of Comey. The RNC plans to use a website, digital ads and television surrogates to discredit Comey. Chairwoman...
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