Politics

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February 19, 2019 - 6:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020. "Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump," the 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist said in an...
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FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2018, file photo, a Honduran youth jumps from the U.S. border fence in Tijuana, Mexico. California's attorney general filed a lawsuit Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying 16 states — including California — allege the Trump administration's action violates the Constitution. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
February 19, 2019 - 3:26 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying the suit alleges the Trump administration's...
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Kevin Killeen
February 18, 2019 - 5:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Two Democrats fighting for the same seat in the St. Louis board of aldermen accuse each other of hiding something – she says he's a Communist; and he says she's a Republican. It's the 14th Ward Democratic Primary, which includes the Bevo Mill neighborhood in south city. Longtime...
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FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo White House senior adviser Stephen Miller listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Miller indicated Sunday, Feb. 17, on "Fox News Sunday" that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 18, 2019 - 1:17 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told "Fox...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 15, 2019 - 8:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build his long-promised border wall ends one political problem for the White House and its allies on Capitol Hill, but launches another. Republicans are deeply torn over Trump's decision to invoke executive power...
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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 03: Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) participates in a mock swearing in ceremony with Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill on January 3, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)
February 15, 2019 - 11:44 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley's attorney is asking a court to quash a subpoena against the former Missouri attorney general in a lawsuit over an open records dispute. In motions filed Thursday, Attorney Lowell Pearson argued Hawley shouldn't be deposed because he is a "high-level...
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Jason Stockley has his picture taken after Judge Tim Wilson declared the former St. Louis police officer not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.
(Photo by Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS/Sipa USA)
February 15, 2019 - 11:34 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge has dismissed the malicious prosecution and defamation lawsuit filed by a former St. Louis police officer whose acquittal in the death of an African-American suspect set off weeks of protests. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that U.S. District Judge Charles Shaw issued...
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In this Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump talks about immigration and gives an update on border security from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 15, 2019 - 10:02 am
President Donald Trump plans to spend about $8 billion on border barriers, far more than Congress has given him for that purpose.
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Graphic shows existing border fence and barriers built and apprehensions by border sector
AP
February 14, 2019 - 5:55 pm
The White House said Trump would sign the bill and then declare a national emergency to try to shift money to wall-building from elsewhere in the federal budget.
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Maria Keena
February 14, 2019 - 9:33 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — More accusations are flying in the race of Saint Louis Aldermanic Board President. Incumbent Lewis Reed wants Jamilah Nasheed removed from the March 5th ballot because he claims she is not using her legal name. STL Today reports Reed cites Nasheed's property tax records...
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