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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during a campaign stop on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Allen University in Columbia, S.C.
Meg Kinnard/AP Photo
May 06, 2019 - 9:47 am
By Elana Schor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is proposing that all gun owners be licensed by the federal government, a process that would include an interview and safety training. National licensing is one of more than a dozen specific proposals...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Justin Udo
March 14, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Senate voted Thursday afternoon on a resolution to reject President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. It's not a big surprise that Senate Democrats voted for the measure, but 12 Republicans broke party lines to do the same, including Pennsylvania...
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In this March 13, 2019, photo, reporters pose questions to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 9:00 am
UPDATED: 2:55 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of...
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15 February 2013 - Washington, DC - Harris Wofford, former Pennsylvania Sen., and former CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, waits to receive his 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.
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Pat Loeb
February 26, 2019 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — A memorial is set for Saturday in honor of Pennsylvania's former labor secretary and U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford at Wofford's alma mater, Howard University, in Washington, D.C. Wofford died on Jan. 21 , but it took some time to plan the proper public send-off. His son, Dan...
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Democratic Party
Dreamstime
January 29, 2019 - 8:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A South Jersey senator says she's switching political parties from Republican to Democrat. In a written statment, Sen. Dawn M. Addiego of the state's 8th District said, "My core values that originally drew me to the Republican Party have not changed, but the party...
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California Sen. Kamala Harris appears at a fundraiser for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., of which she is a member, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 in Columbia, S.C.
AP Photo/Meg Kinnard
January 27, 2019 - 10:29 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she's the kind of leader who can unify the country and would fight for the needs of all Americans. The first-term California senator, who announced her candidacy on Monday, planned a speech at a rally in Oakland, her...
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Still campaigning? Fresh from re-election, Sen. Bob Casey packed boxes at Philabundance and did not rule out a run for higher office
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Pat Loeb
November 22, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just two weeks after winning a third term, Pennsylvania's senior U.S. Senator says he's already considering another job. President of the United States. "I do feel an obligation to consider this because of the challenges we have. This is an important moment for the...
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In this Dec. 30, 2012, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., leave the chamber.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
September 04, 2018 - 12:58 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Prolonging the uncertainty over who will fill the late John McCain's U.S. Senate seat, the governor of Arizona on Tuesday announced the appointment of former Sen. Jon Kyl but said he has only committed to serve until the end of the year. Kyl, a Republican who retired from the Senate...
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Sen. Bob Menendez
CNN
July 03, 2018 - 1:17 pm
By Sarah Hallam (CNN) -- Sen. Bob Menendez said he hopes the White House will "dramatically change their protocol" after a prank call from a comedian impersonating the senator got through to President Donald Trump, who called the prankster back from Air Force One. Podcast host John Melendez, better...
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