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President Donald Trump speaks at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
WWJ News
October 14, 2019 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump "strongly condemns" a graphic and violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, the White House said Monday. But his press secretary said he hadn't yet watched the two-minute clip. The...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2008, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., middle, is introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio., left, and Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, right, during a rally at Shawnee State University, in Portsmouth, Ohio. As Democrats bring their primary debate to Ohio Tuesday, the question is whether the Republican foothold in Appalachia and places like industrial Youngstown is irreversible, whether Ohio is a political battleground no more. (AP Photo/David Kohl, File)
WWJ News
October 14, 2019 - 10:20 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chris Gagin says he hasn't changed much politically, even as so much around him has. The attorney from rural Belmont County, Ohio, became a Republican in 2013 after Democrats embraced environmental policies that he believed were detrimental to the area's coal mining and...
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John Healy
October 12, 2019 - 11:54 am
President Donald Trump continued his early start on the 2020 campaign on Friday with a rally in Lake Charles, Louisiana. It was the second consecutive day the president held a rally after conducting one in Minneapolis on Thursday. Here is what happened at Trump’s latest rally : ‘Bulls--t...
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 11, 2019 - 4:56 pm
President Donald Trump will be holding a campaign in Lake Charles, Louisiana on Friday night. Trump announced the event in a tweet on Sunday, writing, "Going to Louisiana on Friday night for a big Republican Rally." Going to Louisiana on Friday night for a big Republican Rally. Keep Democrat...
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Jane Fonda
FILE - This Jan. 27, 2019 file photo shows Jane Fonda at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
WWJ News
October 11, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Video of the arrest circulated online.
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FILE - The podiums on stage prior to the start of the third U.S. presidential debate at the Thomas & Mack Center on October 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tonight is the final debate ahead of Election Day on November 8. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
WWJ News
October 11, 2019 - 2:20 pm
"It is important that we listen to all sides," said Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell.
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2019 file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, asks a question during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
WWJ News
October 11, 2019 - 10:54 am
DENVER (AP) — A simple yes-or-no question keeps tripping up Senate Republicans: Should the president ask foreign countries to investigate political rivals? A month ago the question was a legal and constitutional no-brainer. It's illegal to accept foreign help in a political campaign, an action that...
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This Facebook screen shot provided by The Campaign Legal Center shows, from left, Donald Trump Jr., Tommy Hicks Jr., Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, posted on May 21, 2018. Parnas and Fruman were arrested on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, on campaign finance violations resulting from a donation to a political action committee supporting President Donald Trump's reelection. (The Campaign Legal Center via AP)
WWJ News
October 10, 2019 - 9:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's lawyer and the Ukraine impeachment investigation were charged Thursday with federal campaign finance violations. The charges relate to a $325,000 donation to a group supporting Trump's reelection. Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman...
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(Maricopa County Assessor's Office via AP)
WWJ News
October 09, 2019 - 8:47 pm
The charges span about three years and involve some 75 adoptions.
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WWJ News
October 09, 2019 - 5:17 pm
Craig said the investigation was slowed because Gay-Dagnogo did not initially reveal she had sought bids to raze the house.
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