Politics

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, and President Donald Trump's Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, second from right, leave following a meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y. as they continue to negotiate a coronavirus relief package on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Associated Press
August 07, 2020 - 9:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment Friday, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and...
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WWL Newsroom
August 06, 2020 - 5:28 pm
The Joe Biden for President campaign has announced New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell endorsed Biden in the race for the presidency.
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Gabriela Arevalo
August 06, 2020 - 1:28 pm
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was a landmark piece of federal legislation that prohibits racial discrimination in voting in the United States. Here are five things you need to know about the law, from its inception to its modern-day relevance.
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FILE—In this June 13, 2019 file photo, an Investigator with the Office of the City Commissioners, demonstrates the ExpressVote XL voting machine at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. As the Nov. 3 2020 presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the nation’s electoral system is again under attack from foreign adversaries. Intelligence officials confirmed in recent days that foreign actors are actively seeking to compromise the private communications of “U.S. political campaigns, candidates and other political targets” while working to compromise the nation's election infrastructure. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Associated Press
August 01, 2020 - 11:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As the Nov. 3 presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the nation’s electoral system is again under attack from foreign adversaries. Intelligence officials confirmed in recent days that foreign actors are actively seeking to compromise the private communications of “U.S...
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RADIO.COM Staff
July 31, 2020 - 2:12 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN 5th District) will face off Friday with her Democratic primary challengers Antone Melton-Meaux and John Mason in a live debate on WCCO. Find out where to listen.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. smiles while speaking at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Associated Press
July 31, 2020 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and its GOP allies appear to be retreating from their opposition to a $600 per week supplemental unemployment benefit that has propped up both the economy and family budgets but is expiring Friday. President Donald Trump is plainly eager to extend the benefit,...
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Thomas Perumean
July 30, 2020 - 1:13 pm
Say they are unfairly singled out
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Andrew Limberg
July 30, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Vice President Mike Pence was involved in a minor accident on Thursday morning while heading to a “Cops for Trump” campaign rally in Greensburg, PA.
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RADIO.COM Staff
July 30, 2020 - 9:30 am
Former 2016 Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain has died, a message on his blog said Thursday. He was 74. This is a developing story. Read more now.
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Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, studies notes during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the oversight of the Department of Justice on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Washington. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
Associated Press
July 29, 2020 - 9:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Capitol officials issued broad new mask requirements Wednesday after a Republican member of Congress tested positive for the coronavirus. The member, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, often shunned wearing masks and was known to vote without one. Pelosi announced...
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