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AP
February 07, 2019 - 6:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump attended the 2019 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, where speakers addressed the level of division in the country and what one described as a "fracturing of the American family." The annual gathering brought together members of the president's Cabinet...
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AP
February 06, 2019 - 4:40 pm
(CBS News) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., apologized Wednesday afternoon for claiming she was of "American Indian" origin in a Texas Bar registration card from 1986. Warren said she wrote that she was based on stories her family told about their heritage. "I am sorry that I extended confusion...
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AP
February 06, 2019 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Donald Trump's insistence that lawmakers abandon their investigations was a "threat" that had no place in Congress, as unbowed Democrats charged ahead Wednesday with plans to probe Trump's tax returns, business and ties to Russia. The...
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AP
February 06, 2019 - 9:03 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The political crisis in Virginia escalated dramatically Wednesday when another top Democrat — Attorney General Mark Herring — admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was in college. With Gov. Ralph Northam's career already hanging by a thread over a racist photo in...
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AP
February 06, 2019 - 8:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030, targeting areas where new infections happen and getting highly effective drugs to people at risk. His move is being greeted with a mix of skepticism and cautious optimism by anti-...
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AP
February 06, 2019 - 7:07 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams harnessed the frustration of Democrats on Tuesday with a sharp rebuke of President Donald Trump for abandoning working Americans and fomenting partisan and cultural discord. Just months after narrowly losing her bid to become America's first black woman governor, the...
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AP
February 06, 2019 - 7:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump called on Washington to cast aside "revenge, resistance and retribution" and end "ridiculous partisan investigations" in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for his presidency. Trump appealed...
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Getty
February 05, 2019 - 5:42 pm
(CBS News) -- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become known for making a statement – and she's not going to attend President Trump's State of the Union address without sending a message of her own. The New Yorker is bringing a special guest to her first State of the Union as a congresswoman: Ana Maria...
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Getty
February 05, 2019 - 9:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The bitter partisanship of the past two years was on full display Tuesday just hours before President Donald Trump was to call for optimism and unity in his State of the Union address. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York seems to have triggered the latest Trump...
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AP
February 05, 2019 - 7:42 am
(CBS News) -- Bringing guests to the House chamber for the State of the Union address has a long tradition. Lawmakers can each bring one guest, while the president may invite two dozen guests to sit in the first lady's box. The speaker of the House may also bring 24 guests to sit in the speaker's...
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