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ABC News Debate
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February 07, 2020 - 12:17 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Democratic Party's seven strongest presidential contenders are preparing for what could be the fiercest debate stage clash of the 2020 primary season as candidates look to survive the gauntlet of contests that lie ahead. The field has been shaken and reshaped by chaotic...
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President Donald Trump
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February 06, 2020 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Exulting in his impeachment acquittal, President Donald Trump took a scorched-earth victory lap Thursday, unleashing his fury against those who tried to remove him from office while looking ahead to his reelection campaign. Trump, triumphantly waving a newspaper front page...
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International border crossing
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The Trump Admionistration is blocking New York State from allowing residents to enroll in Trusted Traveler Programs, like NEXUS, in direct response to the Green Light Law in New York State.
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President Donald Trump
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February 05, 2020 - 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) —President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House.
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Articles of Impeachment
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February 05, 2020 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump is on the verge of acquittal by the Senate, bringing an end to only the third presidential impeachment trial in American history in a vote at the start of the tumultuous campaign for the White House.
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State of the Union
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February 05, 2020 - 12:00 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Standing before a Congress and nation sharply divided by impeachment, President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address Tuesday to extol a “Great American Comeback” on his watch, just three years after he took office decrying a land of “American carnage” under his...
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Rush Limbaugh
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February 04, 2020 - 10:52 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, during the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Limbaugh, 69, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, announced Monday he is battling...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, and Vice President Mike Pence watch. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
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February 04, 2020 - 10:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before a Congress and nation sharply divided by impeachment, President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address Tuesday to extol a “Great American Comeback” on his watch, three years after he took office decrying a land of “American carnage” under his predecessor...
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Senate Impeachment Trial
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February 03, 2020 - 11:00 am
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial heads toward a historic conclusion this week, with senators all-but-certain to acquit him on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress after narrowly rejecting Democratic demands to summon witnesses.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, walks to meet with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, after the Senate voted to not allow witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. (AP Photo/ Jacquelyn Martin)
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January 31, 2020 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate narrowly rejected Democratic demands to summon witnesses for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial late Friday, all but ensuring Trump's acquittal in just the third trial to threaten a president's removal in U.S. history. But senators moved to push off final voting...
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