Politics

March 26, 2019 - 4:16 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Robocalls would be effectively banned in the state of New York under legislation proposed by lawmakers who say the irritating, relentless calls are a top complaint from constituents. The measure, which passed a Senate committee Tuesday, would prohibit telemarketers from...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in Washington, Monday, March 25, 2019. Trump said the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's full report "wouldn't bother me at all" as congressional Democrats demanded that the Justice Department hand it over quickly. Trump's remarks came as Democrats planned to huddle behind closed doors Monday evening to figure out how to move forward with their own investigations on obstruction of justice and Russian collusion.. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 25, 2019 - 8:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to "move on" from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller's...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One, Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla., en route to Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 25, 2019 - 2:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General William Barr declared...
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March 24, 2019 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General William Barr declared...
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March 24, 2019 - 5:00 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Attorney General William Barr scoured special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia investigation with his advisers, deciding how much Congress and the American public will get to see about the two-year probe into President Donald Trump and Moscow's...
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The U.S. Capitol is seen at sunrise, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 23, 2019 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats are plotting strategy as they await the conclusions of Robert Mueller's now-completed Russia investigation, with senior lawmakers demanding full transparency and preparing for next steps if the results are favorable to President Donald Trump. House...
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Special Counsel Robert Muller arrives at his office building, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Washington. Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with associates of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 22, 2019 - 7:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president's closest...
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March 22, 2019 - 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president's...
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March 20, 2019 - 10:27 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Leaders of the New York state Legislature said Wednesday that they are optimistic a new state budget can be passed before the new fiscal year begins — even though disagreements over key details of the spending plan remain unresolved. Emerging from a closed-door meeting with...
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Allan Harris
March 17, 2019 - 7:38 am
(WBEN/AP) New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand formally joined the 2020 White House race on Sunday and previewed the hard line she will take against President Donald Trump by announcing a rally outside one of his signature Manhattan properties. She had spent more than a month traveling around the...
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