Politics

Credit: Architect of the Capitol
October 19, 2017 - 6:48 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Responding to growing revelations about the scale of the Russian effort to influence the 2016 presidential election over social media, a pair of Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday to force Facebook and other social media companies to disclose more details about political...
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October 19, 2017 - 4:48 pm
(NEWARK, N.J.) -- Former President Obama made his much-anticipated first post-presidential appearance on the campaign trail Thursday, speaking at events for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia before elections there next month. Appearing at a rally in Richmond, Virginia...
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Credit: Architect of the Capitol
October 19, 2017 - 4:19 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Thursday on the Senate floor, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced their bipartisan health care bill that aims to fund federal subsidies for two years and stabilize individual insurance markets. After working on a bipartisan, short-term fix to...
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October 19, 2017 - 2:31 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- White House Chief of Staff John Kelly emotionally addressed the outreach made in the aftermath of a U.S. servicemember's death at Thursday's White House press briefing on Thursday, a description that came on a week in which President Donald Trump found himself in the midst of a...
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ABC News
October 19, 2017 - 2:27 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump touted his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, giving the federal relief effort a “10,” after noting that the storm’s devastation was worse than that of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. “I'd say it was a 10. I'd it was probably most difficult when you talk...
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Credit: Architect of the Capitol
October 19, 2017 - 1:57 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Ohio Rep. Pat Tiberi is the latest seasoned House Republican to call it quits, announcing he’ll resign by Jan. 31 to accept a lucrative position in the Buckeye State rather than finish his ninth term on Capitol Hill. Suddenly, there’s less hyperbole when House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-...
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