Politics

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February 17, 2019 - 6:05 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., formally threw her hat in the ring on Feb. 9 to run against President Donald Trump in his 2020 reelection bid. Warren, 69, launched her campaign in Lawrence, Massachusetts in front of a crowd of about 3,500 people, according to campaign staff. She...
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February 17, 2019 - 4:56 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., formally entered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Feb. 10 in a snow-covered Minneapolis, on the banks of the Mississippi River. "I’m running for every parent who wants a better world for their kids," Klobuchar said in front of an...
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February 17, 2019 - 4:39 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee maintained over the weekend that investigators spent more than two years pursuing a face-to-face interview with Christopher Steele, but remained unsatisfied with written answers to questions regarding the former British agent's...
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ABC News
February 17, 2019 - 1:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Bill Weld, the first Republican to announce a possible challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020, said that six more years of a Trump presidency "would be bad for the country." The former Massachusetts governor said on "This Week" that his goal with a possible primary challenge...
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ABC News
February 17, 2019 - 1:12 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., said Sunday on "This Week" that she believes there is enough support in Congress to put forth a resolution to terminate President Donald Trump's national emergency at the Southern border. "Frankly, I think there's enough people in the Senate who are...
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ABC News
February 17, 2019 - 12:36 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the state will “definitely and imminently” be filing its 46th lawsuit against the Trump administration, this one over the president’s recent national emergency declaration on the southern border. “We are prepared,” Becerra, a Democrat...
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ABC News
February 16, 2019 - 10:00 am
(WASHINGTON) -- A powerful Democratic House chairman on Friday warned the White House legal counsel that his committee is now in possession of material that his panel says shows President Donald Trump’s lawyers “may have provided false information” to federal officials about reimbursements to Trump...
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Office of Representative Bobby Rush
February 15, 2019 - 8:39 pm
(NEW YORK) -- New Jersey high school students made history earlier this year by becoming the first known high school class to draft a bill, lobby it in Congress and eventually have it signed into law. It all started three years ago in an honors civics class at Hightstown High School. Stuart Wexler...
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February 15, 2019 - 7:47 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office agreed that onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s financial crimes warrant a prison sentence of 19-24 years, but stops short of taking a position of their own on a suggested prison term. Special counsel prosecutors refrain from...
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February 15, 2019 - 5:29 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced his decision Friday to declare a national emergency over what he called an "invasion" at the southern border. The declaration will allow his administration to use additional funding for a border wall, which Congress refused to fund in full in the...
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