Politics

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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Pat Loeb
April 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Democratic Mayoral Primary is less than a month away but the race has generated very little news, so far, in part because the incumbent, Mayor Jim Kenney, is running what political strategists call a "rose garden campaign," in which being in office is...
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 FILE - In this Friday Jan., 18, 2019 file photo, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, left, speaks with reporters after visiting with local officials to discuss how the four-week partial government shutdown is impacting an area with several major federal employers, in
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File
April 20, 2019 - 7:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitt Romney says he's "sickened" by the dishonesty the Russia investigation found in the Trump White House, but the president fires back that Romney should have put the same energy into running for president in 2012 that the Utah Republican has tapped in criticizing him...
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Boscola addresses Senate State Gov't Committee
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Tony Romeo
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Members of the state Senate are making a new attempt to address a volatile issue leftover from the legislature’s last two-year session, redistricting reform. The Pennsylvania political foundation was rocked by last year’s battle over redistricting that culminated...
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Senate State Gov't Committee meets in the Capitol
Tony Romeo/KYW Newsradio
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A state Senate committee has advanced legislation that seeks to reign in Gov. Tom Wolf’s directive that counties replace their voting machines in time for the 2020 elections. Counties will have to select voting machines with a paper trail by the end of the year...
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In this April 2, 2019, photo, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., arrives for a Democratic Caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
April 13, 2019 - 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat on Saturday ratcheted up his demand for access to President Donald Trump's tax returns, telling the IRS that the law clearly gives Congress a right to them. The government's failure to respond by an April 23 deadline could send the dispute into federal court...
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Pat Loeb
April 11, 2019 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The two men challenging incumbent Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney turned up the heat, Thursday. State senator Anthony Williams picked up a major endorsement and former City Controller Alan Butkovitz criticized the mayor's record on diversity. For the first time since...
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Donald Trump and Bill O'Reilly
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March 20, 2019 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly's next book will not be about JFK or Abraham Lincoln, but a president he knows well. Donald Trump. Henry Holt and Company announced Tuesday that O'Reilly's "The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America" will come out this fall. The publisher is...
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Election Day
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Kim Glovas
March 19, 2019 - 3:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The presidential election is next year, but the field is already crowded with potential and announced candidates. Two Republicans, 15 Democrats and another 10 possible candidates totals 27 potential contenders for president in 2020. "This is gonna be an all-time...
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President Donald Trump signs the first veto of his presidency in the Oval Office of the White House.
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March 15, 2019 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) —Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday in a demonstration that he is not through fighting for his signature campaign promise, which stands largely unfulfilled 18 months before voters decide whether to grant him...
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