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September 04, 2019 - 11:04 am
(KFTK/AP) - Members of "The Squad" including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley took to Twitter over the weekend to vow contributions to a fund that's raising money to bail out 36 counterprotesters arrested at the "Straight Pride Parade" in Boston. Nine of the counter-protesters arrested...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:49 pm
(KFTK) - Two days after a mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas Walmart left 22 people dead, the company says it won't be changing its policy on gun sales. According to multiple reports , a company spokesperson said "There is no change in any company policy," and has touted its strict rules in place...
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Abbie Bennett
August 05, 2019 - 3:00 am
( Connecting Vets ) - Last year, the Department of Veterans Affairs spent $4.8 billion using charge cards. A VA watchdog agency found that millions of that money could have been spent illegally or improperly, including a surge in year-end spending that indicates potential waste. Every year, the VA'...
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July 30, 2019 - 11:10 am
(KFTK) - Chris Kelley's desire to knock Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District representative Ilhan Omar from her seat came after she described the September 11 attacks as "some people did something," earlier this year. The 27-year veteran of the U.S. Army and Army Reserves and 20-year veteran of...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller
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July 23, 2019 - 2:14 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats want incriminating, hidden-till-now details about Donald Trump and Russia. Republicans want Robert Mueller to concede it was all a waste of time and money, if not an outright hoax. Neither side is likely to get just what it wants Wednesday...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
July 09, 2019 - 5:38 am
The House is going to vote on legislation to lift the country cap on Green Card recipients. We need to be controlling the flow of immigrants coming into our country. This bill , sponsored by Kamala Harris, will make it more difficult for American’s to obtain jobs in the tech industry. Here’s the...
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Puerto Rico flag in San Juan
March 28, 2019 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle introduced a bill Thursday that would make Puerto Rico the 51st state. With support from Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) presented the bill that would automatically make the island part of the union within 90 days...
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Fencing along U.S.-Mexico border
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March 26, 2019 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — The Pentagon approved the transfer of up to $1 billion in military funds Monday night to go toward building a wall along the Southern U.S. border; however, Democrats rejected this motion during a House Armed Services Committee meeting Tuesday. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick...
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March 15, 2019 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding. Flanked by law enforcement officials as well as the parents of children killed by people in the country illegally, Trump...
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Alexandria-Ocasio-Cortez
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March 13, 2019 - 12:26 pm
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — Leftist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) stumbled over her words during a congressional meeting Tuesday, after Wells Fargo chief executive Timothy Sloan responded to accusations of “financing the caging of children” at the southern U.S. border. "Why was the bank involved...
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