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September 21, 2019 - 8:09 pm
The Alaska Republican Party has canceled holding a presidential primary in 2020. In a statement Saturday, the party's State Central Committee passed a rule saying a primary "would serve no useful purpose" because Republican Donald Trump is president. Earlier this month, Republican leaders in Nevada...
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September 20, 2019 - 8:59 pm
A glittering crowd of American and Australian luminaries gathered under the stars in the White House Rose Garden Friday, resolutely "celebrating" even as serious matters of national security and presidential politics combined to cast a cloud over President Donald Trump. Not long before the...
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September 20, 2019 - 8:39 pm
HUD Secretary Ben Carson was criticized for remarks about protecting people in women's homeless sheltelter. Watch the latest video at
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Democratic presidential candidate New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during the New Hampshire state Democratic Party convention, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Manchester, NH. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
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September 20, 2019 - 6:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says he's ending his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. De Blasio struggled to gain traction in a sprawling field of Democrats seeking the presidency. He announced his decision in an MSNBC interview on...
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September 18, 2019 - 10:05 pm
President Donald Trump remains on a war footing. With California. Trump's primary mission during his two-day visit to the state was to raise millions from wealthy Republicans. But he also made a point of deriding the state's handling of its homeless crisis, and on Wednesday, he issued a long-...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:48 pm
President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as his new national security adviser. O'Brien, the fourth person in two years to hold the job, becomes the administration's point person on national...
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September 16, 2019 - 8:05 pm
As several Democrat presidential candidates called for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, newly disclosed allegations are reviving questions about the rush to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee at the height of the #MeToo movement. The Senate confirmed Kavanaugh last...
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Amy Webb
September 15, 2019 - 4:31 pm
Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach sent the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency a list of Nebraskan residents he thought might be illegal immigrants while he was running for Kansas governor in 2017. According to The Kansas City Star, Kobach contacted acting ICE head Tom Homan to “...
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September 15, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Talk radio hosts Arnie Arnesen and Jimmy Barrett debate what both the Republican and Democratic Parties are proposing for new gun control legislation. Watch the latest video at
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Amy Webb
September 14, 2019 - 7:10 pm
Democratic strategist Jessica Ehrlich and Republican strategist John Thomas weigh in on the political impact of Beto O'Rourke's plan to confiscate some guns on the Democratic Party. Watch the latest video at
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