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Jeff Katz
November 21, 2019 - 2:06 pm
In a vert strange moment at the Democratic debate Wednesday night in Atlanta, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) broke out a southern accent to answer a question. Harris, who grew up in Oakland, California, was asked how she would unite the "Obama coalition" to win the election. She responded in a half-...
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November 04, 2019 - 4:22 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration accelerated the pace of its environmental rollbacks for the country's coal-fired power plants Monday, proposing to weaken two Obama-era rules aimed at cleaning up dangerous heavy metals and ash from...
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October 29, 2019 - 1:28 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and JIM MUSTIAN Associated Press When President Barack Obama was reelected in 2012, a Saudi tycoon and his business associate sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to the U.S. to help pay for the inaugural celebration and get a picture with the president, according to court...
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October 25, 2019 - 2:53 pm
By REGINA GARCIA CANO and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Rep. Elijah Cummings was eulogized as a leader with the fiery moral conviction of an Old Testament prophet Friday at a funeral that brought former presidents and ordinary people alike to the Baltimore church where the...
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August 27, 2019 - 5:26 pm
By ERRIN HAINES AND JUANA SUMMERS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Racism in America is institutional and it is a "white man's problem," Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday, arguing that the way to attack the issue is to defeat President Donald Trump and shame the racists he has emboldened...
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August 25, 2019 - 1:49 pm
By TOM DAVIES Associated Press Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is unfit for office and must be denied a second term. "He's...
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Jeff Katz
July 25, 2019 - 4:39 pm
By AMY TAXIN and ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to stop denying asylum to anyone who transits through another country to reach the U.S. border, marking the latest legal defeat for a president waging an all-out battle to stem the flow of migrants...
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July 24, 2019 - 4:23 pm
By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday that the Trump administration can enforce its new restrictions on asylum for people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while lawsuits challenging the policy play out. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly denied a request...
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June 28, 2019 - 12:49 pm
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation. The justices' order sets...
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May 31, 2019 - 3:35 pm
By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning are renewing efforts to get her released from a northern Virginia jail. Manning's lawyers filed court papers Friday asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to send...
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