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Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 07:05 PM EST

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: 'I Am Going to Run for President'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: 'I Am Going to Run for President'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand officially threw her hat into the 2020 presidential race Wednesday morning — a day after saying she would be launching an exploratory committee.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 08:26 AM EST

Super Bowl Planners: Shutdown Brings 'Uncharted Territory'

Super Bowl Planners: Shutdown Brings 'Uncharted Territory'

A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 07:31 AM EST

Last Year's Central American Caravan Dwindles, New One Forms

Last Year's Central American Caravan Dwindles, New One Forms

The migrant caravan that was seized upon by U.S. President Donald Trump in the run-up to the 2018 midterm election has quietly dwindled, with many having gone home to Central America or put down roots in...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:35 PM EST

Shutdown May Upend State of the Union Speech

Shutdown May Upend State of the Union Speech

A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech....

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 03:32 PM EST

Climate Change Not 'Greatest Crisis': EPA Nominee

Climate Change Not 'Greatest Crisis': EPA Nominee

President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday called climate change "a huge issue" but not the "greatest crisis," drawing fire from Democrats at his confirmation...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 09:56 PM EST

Bloomberg Believes He Can Be Elected Despite Age

Bloomberg Believes He Can Be Elected Despite Age

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that if he decides to run for president he can still win despite being older.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 07:26 PM EST

Cuomo Unveils Plan to Make NY 11th State to Legalize Pot

Cuomo Unveils Plan to Make NY 11th State to Legalize Pot

New York would become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana for adults under a proposal unveiled Tuesday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 09:58 PM EST

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Jumps Into 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Jumps Into 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she's launching an exploratory committee.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:18 PM EST

Some in GOP Split With White House on Russia Sanctions

Some in GOP Split With White House on Russia Sanctions

Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 07:49 PM EST

IRS Recalling 46,000 Workers to Handle Taxes Amid Shutdown

IRS Recalling 46,000 Workers to Handle Taxes Amid Shutdown

The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won't...

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