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Man arrested for trespassing into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's New York office

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — An unidentified man trespassed into Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s district office in Queens on Saturday, sprayed a fire extinguisher and then hid in a closet until police were able to detain him, according to New York’s ABC7. Police were alerted to the incident by building security, and the man is in […]

DACA recipients closely watching 2020 candidates for clues to their future

Twitter/@ewarren(LOS ANGELES) — Justino Mora was an all-star teenager: the co-captain of his track and field team, a youth altar boy at his Los Angeles church and in the top 5% of his graduating class. But his ambitions had limitations. Mora crossed over to the U.S. from Mexico when he was 11 years old. Even […]

New York City set to become 1st city to fund abortion services

iStock Photo/deberarr(NEW YORK) — Tucked away in a $92.5 billion budget, agreed to with a handshake deal between Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Friday, was an agreement to make New York City the first city in the country to fund abortion services. The New York Abortion Access Fund will […]

President Trump hits Joe Biden on policy flips: ‘He has recalibrated on everything’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump continued his war of words with former Vice President Joe Biden in an exclusive interview with ABC News, hitting the Democratic presidential frontrunner for reversing some long-held views such as his position on a measure that bans federal funding for abortions. “He has recalibrated on everything… Everything he’s said […]

After Trump’s controversial comments, Congress fights over foreign influence measures

iStock/Luka Banda(WASHINGTON) — In the wake of President Donald Trump’s comments to ABC News that he would be open to foreign offers of political dirt on his 2020 rivals before maybe contacting the FBI, Democrats on Capitol Hill used the controversial remarks to renew their push for legislation targeting foreign assistance in American campaigns – […]

What you should know about the 1939 law Kellyanne Conway is accused of violating

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump rushed to the defense of one of his top political advisers on Friday, after a federal watchdog accused White House counselor Kellyanne Conway of violating a law that bars some government employees of engaging in political activity while acting in their official capacities. In an unprecedented move, the […]

2020 Democratic candidates set to clash as NBC officially sets debate lineups

ABC News(NEW YORK) — NBC News on Friday announced the lineups for the first Democratic primary debates, officially setting the stage for the first direct clash between the crowded field of candidates vying for the party’s presidential nomination. The first debate, hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo, will take place over two nights on […]