Politics

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks during a press briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
August 03, 2020 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Slow, grinding negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill are set to resume Monday afternoon, but the path forward promises to be challenging and time is already growing short. Republicans are griping that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won't drop her expansive wish list even as...
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Eldis Sula
July 31, 2020 - 12:38 pm
Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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Federal agents keep demonstrators from advancing during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Associated Press
July 30, 2020 - 7:16 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon police prepared Thursday to take over protecting a federal courthouse in Portland that’s been a target of violent protests, in a deal between the Democratic governor and the Trump administration that aimed to draw down the federal presence and offered hope for a much-...
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Vice Presidnet Mike Pence in Greensburg
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Andrew Limberg
July 30, 2020 - 1:09 pm
Vice President Mike Pence was involved in a minor accident on Thursday morning while heading to a “Cops for Trump” campaign rally in Greensburg, PA, according to reports.
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Andrew Limberg
July 30, 2020 - 12:19 pm
On Thursday President Donald Trump floated the idea on Twitter that the 2020 Election should be delayed.
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Cops For Trump Event In Greensburg With Mike Pence
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Andrew Limberg
July 30, 2020 - 11:32 am
Vice President Mike Pence is back in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, campaigned today in Westmoreland and Somerset Counties
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Rep. Guy Reschenthaler
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KDKA Radio Staff
July 30, 2020 - 10:34 am
Local Congressman Guy Reschenthaler is in self-quarantine at his home in Peters Township after having close contact at the U.S. Capitol with Texas representative Louie Gohmert, who tested positive for COVID-19.
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Rebekah Sager
July 30, 2020 - 9:21 am
President Donald Trump is proposing a ‘delay’ in November’s presidential election, as he continues to float unfounded claims that mail-in voting is linked with fraud.
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Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, studies notes during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the oversight of the Department of Justice on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Washington. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
Associated Press
July 29, 2020 - 10:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Capitol officials issued broad new mask requirements Wednesday after a Republican member of Congress tested positive for the coronavirus. The member, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, often shunned wearing masks and was known to vote without one. Pelosi announced...
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U.S. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing considering reforms to national policing practices June 17, 2020 in Washington, DC
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United States Attorney General William Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, defending the decision to send federal law enforcement to cities that are experiencing violence, chaos, and rioting.
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