Politics

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August 21, 2019 - 1:02 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- March for Our Lives, the student-led activist group founded by survivors of the 2018 Parkland, Fla., high school mass shooting, on Wednesday proposed sweeping new gun control measures and called on 2020 presidential candidates to endorse its “Peace Plan for a Safer America.” “Gun...
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August 21, 2019 - 11:16 am
(ST. LOUIS) -- Kelli Dunaway knows her decision to be sworn in on a Dr. Seuss book pushed back against tradition. That is, in part, why she did it -- and it's the same reason why she wanted to run for a seat in the St. Louis County Council election: She wanted to try something new. "I think we need...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Bob Rose
August 21, 2019 - 8:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said American Jews who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty." Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the Republican president...
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August 21, 2019 - 6:11 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly a year after her husband's death, Cindy McCain said the current Republican Party is "not the party of Abraham Lincoln ... nor the party of Ronald Reagan." In an interview with ABC's Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl, McCain spoke about the legacy her late husband...
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August 21, 2019 - 6:02 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is calling off his planned trip to Denmark after the Danish prime minister dismissed the idea of the U.S. buying Greenland as “absurd.” “Based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments, that she would have no interest in discussing the purchase of...
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August 20, 2019 - 10:12 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is expected to announce, as early as Wednesday, that it's moving ahead with new rules that would allow for the longer term detention of families traveling with children across the U.S.-Mexico border, according to two government officials familiar with the...
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August 20, 2019 - 3:13 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A non-profit group contracted by the government to house unaccompanied migrant kids kept conditions at multiple facilities that were at times unsafe and unsanitary, federal inspectors found, according to an inspector general report released Tuesday. At two housing centers, children...
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August 20, 2019 - 3:05 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday defended his relationship with President Donald Trump amid fresh interest in his biting critiques of then-candidate Trump during the 2016 presidential race and renewed scrutiny of his ferocious loyalty to the president. While Pompeo says he...
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August 20, 2019 - 6:27 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar called on their congressional colleagues to visit Israel despite the country's decision to ban the two of them from visiting this week. "The decision to ban me and my colleagues -- the first two Muslim American women elected to Congress -- is...
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August 19, 2019 - 10:10 pm
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