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President Trump acknowledges the crowd at the end of his rally in Panama City Beach, Fla., Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
Gerald Herbert/AP Photo
May 09, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will begin a push Thursday to fight health care sticker shock by limiting "surprise medical bills," the unexpected charges faced by insured patients when a member of a health care team that treated them is not in their...
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In this April 9, 2019 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
May 09, 2019 - 10:49 am
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican's attack by selling "Cocaine Mitch" shirts on his campaign's website. The Kentucky lawmaker's 2020 reelection campaign tweeted Wednesday that McConnell was...
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Television networks print out and read the released Mueller Report on the sidewalk outside of the Department of Justice.
Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
Tim Jimenez
April 19, 2019 - 10:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. senators and House members from the Philadelphia area are talking about the Mueller report. On the Republican side are Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick. In a statement, Toomey said all Americans should be pleased that Attorney General William Barr said...
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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, second from left, speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, April 11, 2019, on the proposed Space Force.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
April 11, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's proposal for creating a Space Force as a new military service encountered bipartisan skepticism in the Senate on Thursday, with several lawmakers questioning the need for expanding the military bureaucracy...
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In this April 8, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a convention of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo
April 10, 2019 - 10:57 am
By Elana Schor and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will unveil a new version of his "Medicare for All" plan on Wednesday, shaking up the 2020 presidential election by reopening the debate over his call to eliminate private health insurance...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi heaps scorn on Attorney General William Barr, saying his letter about special counsel Robert Mueller's report was "condescending"
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
March 29, 2019 - 12:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats intensified their demands for Robert Mueller's full report after learning the special counsel's findings from his Trump-Russia investigation run to more than 300 pages, while President Donald Trump boasted of total exoneration based on a four-page summary by his attorney...
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President Donald Trump listens to a question as he speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
March 26, 2019 - 9:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told a federal appeals court it wants the entire Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," struck down. In a filing Monday with the New Orleans court, the administration said the entire law should be struck as unconstitutional. It's rare for the...
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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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Pat Loeb
March 15, 2019 - 2:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's official. There will be four charter change questions on the May primary ballot in Philadelphia. City Council passed the final two on Thursday. Primaries are usually only for Republicans and Democrats, to nominate their candidates for the general election in...
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, before the House Homeland Security Committee.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
March 06, 2019 - 1:33 pm
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Wednesday the crisis at the southern border is not manufactured, as she faced questions from Democrats for the first time since they took control of the House. "We face a crisis — a real,...
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