Politics

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August 02, 2019 - 1:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bipartisan budget and debt deal. Trump signed the bill Friday at the White House. The deal permits the government to resume borrowing to pay its bills and sets an overall $1.37 trillion limit on agency budgets approved by...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 2, 2109 file photo, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md., leads a meeting to call for subpoenas after a career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump on Saturday, July 27, denigrated Cummings' congressional district as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” broadening a campaign against prominent critics of his administration that has exacerbated racial tensions. Trump lashed out in tweets against the powerful House oversight committee chairman, claiming his Baltimore-area district is “considered the worst run and most dangerous anywhere in the United States.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
August 02, 2019 - 10:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Elijah Cummings says he scared off an intruder at his Baltimore home last weekend, providing details for the first time after President Donald Trump tweeted about the break-in. In a statement Friday, the Maryland Democrat said someone "attempted to gain entry into my...
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An attendant exits a "Pit Stop" public toilet on Sixth Street, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in San Francisco. A 5-year-old portable toilet program in San Francisco that provides homeless people with a private place to go has expanded to 25 locations in the city and has spread to Los Angeles. Not everyone who uses the “Pit Stop” toilets is homeless, but advocates say steam cleaning requests have dropped in surrounding areas. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 02, 2019 - 9:44 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sidewalks surrounding Ahmed Al Barak's corner market in one of San Francisco's roughest neighborhoods are filled with cardboard, used syringes and homeless people who have nowhere safe to go at night. But Al Barak says it's an improvement from a year ago, before the city...
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FILE - This July 31, 2018 file photo shows Fox News personality Tomi Lahren at the LA Premiere of "Death of a Nation" in Los Angeles. Lahren is apologizing for an offensive tweet directed at Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
August 01, 2019 - 3:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News personality Tomi Lahren is apologizing for an offensive tweet directed at Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris. Lahren hosts a show on the digital Fox Nation site and is a contributor to the TV network. She wrote on Wednesday about the California senator: "Kamala...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., smiles after vote on a hard-won budget deal that would permit the government to resume borrowing to pay all of its obligations and would remove the prospect of a government shutdown in October, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
August 01, 2019 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump's endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The legislation passed by a 67-28 vote as Trump and his GOP...
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August 01, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Some of the Democratic presidential contenders dug in their heels with unsupported rhetoric about immigration, the economy and more in the final debate before the stage shrinks.
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U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft
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July 31, 2019 - 9:34 pm
Kelly Craft was confirmed 56-34, ending a more than seven-month vacancy in the key diplomatic position.
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 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zari
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July 31, 2019 - 9:10 pm
The waivers are the last remaining elements that the U.S. still recognizes from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal from which President Donald Trump withdrew last year.
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Workers get the stage ready for the Democratic primary debate hosted by CNN Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.
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July 31, 2019 - 7:33 pm
Joe Biden knows the attacks will be coming.
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 31, 2019 - 1:43 pm
 You can listen to the Democratic presidential debate live here. Night two of the Democratic debates is upon us, and viewers are wondering what they can expect compared to last night’s conversations. For starters, according to CNN , the candidates are split between the two nights based on how they...
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