Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

‘This is Terrific’: Warren on Kamala Harris in 2020 Race

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Senator Kamala Harris announced Monday she has entered the 2020 presidential race. Harris, who plans to highlight truth, justice, decency and equality in her quest for the democratic nomination, is the…

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Harris: “Stand Up and Fight for Best of Who We Are”

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris enters the Democratic presidential race Monday, vowing to “stand up and fight for the best of who we are” in America.

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Democratic Hopefuls Attend Various Events Honoring MLK

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Prominent Democrats paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on what would have been his 90th birthday.

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Trump, Pence Make Unannounced Visit to MLK Memorial

Monday, January 21st, 2019

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made a brief surprise visit Monday to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.Photo Credit: NBC News This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Trump, Pence Make Unannounced Visit to MLK Memorial

Monday, January 21st, 2019

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made a brief surprise visit Monday to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.Photo Credit: NBC News This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Life of Dr King Celebrated by Leaders Across South Florida

Monday, January 21st, 2019

NBC 6’s Darryl Forges has more on how leaders from the world of politics, entertainment and more honor the legacy of the slain civil rights leader while teaching the future to continue his dream.

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Trump Shutdown Proposal Said to Be a ‘Non-Starter’

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Democratic leaders and even some Republicans say they can’t support President Donald Trump’s offer to extend limited protections to undocumented immigrants in exchange for border wall funding and an end to…

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Trump Proposes Some ‘Dreamer’ Protections for Border Wall Money

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

President Donald Trump outlined Saturday his proposal for a compromise to end the government shutdown and fund his border wall by giving three-year protections to DACA recipients and those with temporary…

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Mueller Disputes Part of Buzzfeed Story on Cohen Testimony

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office issued a rare public statement Friday night that disputes part of a BuzzFeed News report that President Donald Trump had directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress,…Photo Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images, File

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Bush Delivers Food to Workers; Calls for End to Shutdown

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Former President George W. Bush delivered food to federal workers on Friday who are still on the job despite not being paid due to the partial government shutdown.Bush posted a photo of himself in Florida…Photo Credit: George W. Bush via Instagram

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For Many Undocumented Women, Reproductive Healthcare Limited

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Days after an immigration judge denied Layidua Salazar’s petition to remain in the United States in 2015 because she was not living with her spouse, she learned at an annual visit to Planned Parenthood that she…Photo Credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Pence: Criticism of Wife’s New Job ‘Deeply Offensive’

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday addressed news coverage and criticism regarding his wife’s decision to return to teaching at a Virginia elementary school that explicitly bars LGBTQ employees and students…Photo Credit: Eraldo Peres/AP

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More Migrant Families Separated Than Initially Reported

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Thousands more migrant families may have been separated than the government initially reported, a watchdog group said, possibly due to ongoing problems keeping track of children.

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Trump Discusses New US Missile Defense Strategy

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

President Donald Trump discussed his plans for a revamped missile defense strategy during a speech at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, on Thursday.

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Cohen Says Trump Directed Him to Rig Online Polls

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, confirmed on Thursday that he paid a small tech firm to rig online polls before the 2016 presidential campaign got underway “at the direction…Photo Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

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Giuliani Now Doesn’t Deny Possible Trump Campaign Collusion

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani claimed during a Wednesday night CNN interview that he “never said” the Trump campaign didn’t collude with Russia, a stance that runs counter to his…Photo Credit: Charles Krupa/AP, File This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Shutdown Relief: Easing the Burden

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

As the government shutdown drags on, companies, restaurants and service providers across the country are coming up with ways to help the estimated 800,000 Americans not getting paid. NBC’s Dan Scheneman…

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Furloughed Workers Turn to Odd Jobs, Gig Economy

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

When the nation’s capital was hit by almost a foot of snow this past weekend, Nick Elger saw a chance to make a buck.Elger, 28, usually spends his days working for the Environmental Protection Agency, but he’s…Photo Credit: AP

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Budget Deadlock Continues as Shutdown Hits Its 26th Day

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Hope for the federal government to reopen is low as a deadlock over the budget from President Donald Trump, Republican lawmakers and Democratic lawmakers continue. The longest government shutdown in U.S. history

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Steve King Faces Congressional Backlash Over Racist Remark

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

In a rare moment of bipartisan agreement, members of the U.S. House condemned Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) for his controversial comments on white nationalism and white supremacy. Even leaders of King’s own…

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Karen Pence to Teach at School That Bans LGBTQ Employees, Students

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, said Tuesday she would return to teaching art at a northern Virginia elementary school that explicitly bars its employees from engaging in or condoning…Photo Credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

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42,000 Coast Guard Members Miss 1st Paycheck Due to Shutdown

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

The nation’s 42,000 active-duty Coast Guard members missed their scheduled paycheck Tuesday, as the only military branch to work without pay during the government shutdown, NBC News reported.Because the Coast…Photo Credit: AP

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British Parliament Strikes Down May’s Brexit Deal

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

British lawmakers rejected a Brexit deal put forth by British Prime Minister Theresa May by a record margin on Jan. 15, with 432 MPs voting against her deal at the House of Commons. 

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Klobuchar Presses Barr on Government Shutdown

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

The Minnesota senator called the government shutdown an ‘outrage,’ and asked Barr what he would say to furloughed Justice Dept. employees.

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William Barr: ‘President Trump Sought No Assurances’ in Selection as Attorney General

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr, says President Donald Trump sought no assurances when selecting him as nominee.

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William Barr Says Special Counsel Mueller Will Be Allowed to ‘Finish His Work’

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr, says special counsel Robert Mueller would be able to finish his investigation under his watch.

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Barr Won’t Commit to Releasing Full Mueller Report to Public

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, says he will make special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings public in accordance with the law.

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Barr: ‘I Will Not Be Bullied Into Anything’

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr, says he “will not be bullied into anything” by Trump, Congress or newspaper editorial boards.

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Barr Insists He Will ‘Faithfully Enforce’ Criminal Justice Reform

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, says he will enforce the First Step Act if he is confirmed for the position. The law focused on criminal justice reform cleared Congress…

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Trump Calls Putin Meeting ‘No Big Deal’

Monday, January 14th, 2019

President Trump on Monday responded to the New York Times bombshell report that in 2017 the FBI opened an investigation into whether he had worked on behalf of Russia.”I never worked for Russia, you…

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