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Rebekah Sager
July 24, 2019 - 9:29 am
Former special counsel Robert Mueller appeared before Congress to testify before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning. He not only dismissed President Donald Trump's claim of "total exoneration," saying that Trump alleged was not in the Russia report, but he additionally told lawmakers...
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AP
July 18, 2019 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Court records released Thursday show that President Donald Trump took part in a flurry of phone calls in the weeks before the 2016 election as his close aides and allies scrambled to pay porn star Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about an alleged affair. The documents detailing calls...
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AP
July 17, 2019 - 10:40 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference on Wednesday, a day earlier than usual, after the House passed a resolution on Tuesday condemning President Trump's racist tweets targeting four progressive congresswomen. The measure condemning the tweets passed by a vote of 240 to 187,...
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July 09, 2019 - 3:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says the Justice Department can't change lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Judge Jesse Furman ruled Tuesday, saying lawyers must cite satisfactory reasons for withdrawing. Furman said the urgency to resolve...
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July 09, 2019 - 8:38 am
A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can't ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks critics. In May of last...
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July 09, 2019 - 7:21 am
DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best showings by an independent candidate in...
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AP
July 05, 2019 - 10:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be "great" to have a female vice president, but he won't say whether he'd pick Sen. Kamala Harris for the No. 2 spot if he receives his party's nomination. In an interview aired Friday on CNN, Biden said, "I think it...
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Rebekah Sager
July 03, 2019 - 11:27 am
In addition to fireworks, tanks, flyovers by military jets and Air Force One, President Trump's July 4 extravaganza will feature the now-infamous "Baby Trump," blimp on the National Mall, just blocks from the White House. The feminist group Code Pink was granted permission by the National Park...
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CBS
July 02, 2019 - 1:56 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — In one photo, one of 88 men in a cell meant for 41 presses a piece of cardboard against the window, with the word "help." In another, a man lowers his head and clasps his hands as if in prayer. And in a third, a woman wearing a surgical mask presses both of her hands against the...
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AP
July 01, 2019 - 1:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he raised $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, a massive sum that cements him as a top White House contender despite entering the Democratic presidential primary as a little-known Indiana mayor. The impressive haul tops the $18...
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