Politics

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Associated Press
October 01, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Former U.S. Rep. Chris Collins pleaded guilty Tuesday in an insider trading case, a day after he resigned from Congress and set off a scramble to fill his seat in Republican-leaning district.
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Voting
Jennifer Bloodworth
October 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
The voter registration deadline is Monday, October 7 for the November 5th municipal elections, including any changes in address, name, or party affiliation for registered voters.
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FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, Nevada Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei answers a question during a town hall at the Reno Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Amodei is facing Republican backlash after being asked what he thought of the Democrats’ impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, and replying, “Let‘s put it through the process and see what happens.” (Andy Barron/Reno Gazette Journal via AP, File)
Associated Press
October 01, 2019 - 7:14 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — GOP Rep. Mark Amodei's comment seemed harmless enough. Asked what he thought of the Democrats' impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, the Nevada Republican gave reporters a vague dodge: "Let's put it through the process and see what happens." Within about an hour, Amodei...
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In this Sept. 19, 2019 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford smiles as he talks with customers at the Puritan Backroom restaurant, during a campaign stop in Manchester, N.H. The three candidates running against Donald Trump in the Republican presidential primary aren’t likely to make major donors swoon, as fears of retribution from Trump’s orbit and an unwillingness to contribute to a losing effort are coupled with concerns about how to shape the GOP once Trump leaves the White House. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Associated Press
October 01, 2019 - 6:19 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Mark Sanford, the most prominent primary challenger to President Donald Trump, has said he won't solicit contributions from his longtime donor base until he's "proven a measure of electoral success." Bill Kristol has yet to fully activate a super PAC aimed at hurting Trump's...
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Associated Press
October 01, 2019 - 1:06 am
In the days and hours before Monday's third-quarter fundraising deadline, Democratic White House hopefuls were pleading for campaign cash, making appeals on social media and collectively blasting out more than 80 emails asking supporters to "chip in" $5, $10 or $50.
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Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 10:23 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday upheld a Virginia law requiring women to undergo an ultrasound and wait at least 24 hours before having an abortion, as well as the state's "physician-only law" barring nurse practitioners and physician's assistants from performing abortions. The...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump recently asked the Australian prime minister and other foreign leaders to help Barr with an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe that shadowed his administration for more than two years, the Justice Department said Monday. Sept. 30. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 9:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump recently asked the Australian prime minister and other foreign leaders to help Attorney General William Barr with an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe that shadowed his administration for more than two years, the Justice Department said...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 8:08 pm
John Kerry got "Swift Boated" in 2004. For Hillary Clinton in 2016, it was her "damn emails." Remembering those failed Democratic presidential campaigns, Joe Biden is determined not to get "Ukrained" in 2020. Since a whistleblower report last week revealed that President Donald Trump asked...
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Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 5:06 pm
House Democrats subpoenaed President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, for documents on Monday as they ramped up investigations of the president's dealings with Ukraine.
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In this Aug. 21, 2019 photo, instructor Chris Powicki speaks during an interview at Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable, Mass. Powicki's Offshore Wind 101 classes have drawn nuclear and marina workers, engineers, young people and others hoping for good-paying wind jobs as an alternative to tourism jobs. But as Trump has made clear how much he hates wind turbines, all the offshore wind projects, including the nation's first utility-scale offshore wind project, an 84 turbine, $2.8 billion wind farm slated to rise 15 miles off Martha's Vineyard, have stalled. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 3:24 pm
BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. (AP) — The winds are blowing fair for America's wind power industry, making it one of the fastest-growing U.S. energy sources. Land-based turbines are rising by the thousands across America, from the remote Texas plains to farm towns of Iowa. And the U.S. wind boom now is...
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