Politics

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, speaks as he departs after testifying before a closed-door session of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 06, 2019 - 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, turned over documents to lawmakers Wednesday as he tried to back up his claims that a false statement he delivered to Congress in 2017 was edited by the president's attorneys, two people familiar with the case said. It's...
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FILE - This March 23, 2018 file photo shows an envelope containing a 2018 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident as part of the nation's only test run of the 2020 Census. As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether the Trump administration can ask people if they are citizens on the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau is quietly seeking comprehensive information about the legal status of millions of immigrants. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith, File)
March 06, 2019 - 3:39 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census "threatens the very foundation of our democratic system" because it would cause a significant undercount of immigrants and Latinos that could distort the distribution of congressional seats, a...
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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2019 file photo shows former President Barack Obama speaking at the My Brother's Keeper Alliance Summit in Oakland, Calif. In remarks before a business conference in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Obama says he tried to build a culture centered around problem-solving and not personal gain during his time in the White House. He said on Wednesday it was an effective strategy for any organization that also prevents big scandals and indictments. Obama didn't mention President Donald Trump and wasn't asked about him during a question-and-answer session. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
March 06, 2019 - 3:39 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he tried to build a culture centered around problem-solving and not personal gain while in the White House — an effective strategy for any organization that also prevents "big scandals and indictments." Obama's comments drew...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with former U.S. hostage in Yemen, Danny Burch, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 06, 2019 - 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday revoked an Obama-era requirement for reporting civilian casualties that resulted from U.S. intelligence operations in non-combat areas across the globe. Trump struck a section of an executive order issued by former President Barack Obama that...
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During a hearing by the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel about prevention and response to sexual assault in the military, Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., recounts her own experience while serving as a colonel in the Air Force, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. McSally, the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, says she was raped in the Air Force by superior officer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 06, 2019 - 3:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Martha McSally, the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, said Wednesday that she was sexually assaulted by a superior officer, and later, when she tried to talk about it to military officials, she "felt like the system was raping me all over again." The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2019, file photo, Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., who chairs the House Democracy Reform Task Force, smiles after Democrats announced a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package that targets what they call a "culture of corruption in Washington," at the Capitol in Washington. Flexing their new majority, Democrats are moving to push through the House a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package that they say will reduce the role of big money in politics, ensure fair elections and restore ethics and integrity to Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 06, 2019 - 3:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flexing their new majority, Democrats are moving to push through the House a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package they say will reduce the role of big money in politics, ensure fair elections and restore ethics and integrity to Washington. The legislation, called H.R...
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ADDS DATE AND LOCATION - In this Feb. 26, 2019, selfie provided by Bridgette Hoskie, her brother Jay Barrett and herself pose for the photo inside an ICU at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Conn. Barrett, a terminally ill Connecticut man who's a big supporter of President Donald Trump, is getting a bucket list wish fulfilled, with help from his Democratic sister. (Bridgette Hoskie via AP)
March 05, 2019 - 7:43 pm
WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A terminally ill Connecticut man who's a big supporter of President Donald Trump is getting a bucket list wish fulfilled, with help from his Democratic sister. Jay Barrett, of West Haven, who has cystic fibrosis, left the hospital to begin palliative care at his sister's...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2005, file photo, Aon Center in downtown Chicago is shown. New York regulators have sent a subpoena to Aon, the Trump Organization's longtime insurance broker, a request that comes days after President Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, told Congress the president had misled insurers about the value of his assets. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, file)
March 05, 2019 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York regulators have sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization's longtime insurance broker, a request that comes days after President Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, told Congress the president had misled insurers about the value of his assets. The brokerage, Aon...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, Michael Bloomberg speaks to workers during a tour of the WH Bagshaw Company, a pin and precision component manufacturer, in Nashua, N.H. Bloomberg is not running for president. The 77-year-old former New York City mayor, one of the richest men of the world, announced his decision not to join the crowded Democratic field in a Bloomberg News editorial on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
March 05, 2019 - 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor, announced Tuesday that he will not join the crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020. Instead, Bloomberg said he planned to focus his energy and considerable resources on outside efforts aimed at...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Federal prosecutors say Manafort “blames everyone” but himself for his crimes and shows no remorse for his actions. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office filed a new document Tuesday ahead of a sentencing hearing for Manafort later in the week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 05, 2019 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has not shown remorse or taken responsibility for his crimes, federal prosecutors said in a court filing two days ahead of his sentencing hearing. Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller's office said Tuesday that Manafort "...
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