Politics

CBS News
May 02, 2018 - 3:54 pm
(KNX-1070) According to reporting from the South Korean news agency Yonhap, North Korea has “relocated” three American detainees, who had been imprisoned in a labor camp. The U.S. citizens, Kim Hak-song, Tony Kim and Kim Dong-chul were moved to a hotel in the outskirts of Pyongyang in early April...
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CBS News
May 02, 2018 - 1:28 pm
A formal letter, signed by 18 Republican lawmakers, has been sent to the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Tuesday, nominating President Trump for the 2019 Nobel Peace prize. Indiana Congressman Luke Messer sent the letter. Today, 17 of my House colleagues joined me in nominating @realDonaldTrump for...
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USA Today
April 13, 2018 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Firing back at a sharply critical book by former FBI director James Comey, President Donald Trump blasted him Friday as an "untruthful slime ball," saying, "It was my great honor to fire James Comey!" Trump reacted on Twitter early Friday, the day after the emergence of details...
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KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
April 13, 2018 - 11:32 am
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti visits Iowa this weekend partly to help fellow Democrats and perhaps to raise his own political profile in a Presidential Primary state. Garcetti’s speech in Sacramento this week pointed out that California and Iowa share common visions and...
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LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Paul Ryan won’t be stepping down until January, but let the scramble begin. Bakersfield Republican Kevin McCarthy, who was elected to Congress in 2006, has been the majority leader for the past four years. Now, he is expected to make a bid to be House Speaker. Political...
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April 11, 2018 - 8:21 am
(CBS News) - House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will leave office in January "proud of what this congress has achieved" as Ryan's office announced he will not be seeking re-election in 2018. He will, however, serve out the rest of his term. "I am not resigning," Ryan declared. He added, "I am leaving...
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LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - California has hit a milestone with a program designed to pre-register voters in high school and get them ballot-ready as soon as they reach the age of 18. In 18 months, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla says the total of pre-registered 16 and 17-year-old high...
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April 03, 2018 - 9:51 am
In the first sentencing of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling, Alex van der Zwaan, the 33-year-old Dutch lawyer who pleaded guilty in February to lying to special counsel prosecutors and the FBI, was sentenced Tuesday morning to 30 days in prison and a $20,000 fine...
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USA Today
April 02, 2018 - 7:03 am
President Trump continued his tirade against Mexico and Democrats, declaring that the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was "dead." His new comments on Monday followed his tweets on Easter Sunday where he lambasted Mexico for its inaction on stopping the flow of people...
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USA Today
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070 - The race for a South Bay congressional seat just got downsized into a fight between two Democrats after a well-known actress drops out. "Clueless" star turned conservative commentator Stacey Dash has withdrawn her candidacy a little more than a month after she filed. She...
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