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FILE In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, acting ICE director Ron Vitiello speaks during an interview in Richmond, Va. President Donald Trump says he's pulling the nomination of Vitiello, his pick to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 05, 2019 - 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The notice to Congress from the White House was met with confusion: Why would President Donald Trump withdraw his nominee to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement? Longtime border official Ron Vitiello appeared to be cruising toward confirmation. One Senate committee had...
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Kelli Wiese
April 05, 2019 - 4:48 pm
RIO GRANDE CITY (1080 KRLD) - Former Weslaco City Commissioner John Cuellar along with his uncle, former Hidalgo County Commissioner Arturo Cuellar Jr. and Attorney Daniel Garcia in Rio Grande City, Texas face bribery related charges. In 2008, Cuellar agreed to accept bribes from three engineering...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is greeted by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie Stephenson as he arrives to speak at IBEW's construction and maintenance conference in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 05, 2019 - 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday made light of his recent controversy about crossing physical boundaries with women, and he signaled in a resolute speech to union activists that's he's ready to run for president as a moderate Democrat in party that has been drifting left...
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Andrew Greenstein
April 05, 2019 - 4:35 pm
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - A state representative from Bedford angrily speaks out against a gun rights activist as he concedes defeat of his Constitutional Carry bill. Chris McNutt of the group Texas Gun Rights went to three lawmakers' homes, including that of the Texas House speaker, urging them to...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign event in Sioux City, Iowa, on Thursday, April 4, 2019. (Justin Wan/Sioux City Journal via AP)
April 05, 2019 - 10:16 am
The Republican Jewish Coalition, backed by GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, is accusing Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke of "demeaning" the memories of Holocaust victims by likening President Donald Trump's rhetoric on immigrants to that used in Nazi Germany. In a statement Friday,...
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In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the We the People Membership Summit in Washington. Sanders is leading Democratic presidential candidates in the early money chase with more than $18 million in contributions during the first seven weeks of his candidacy. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 03, 2019 - 3:12 pm
A handful of Democratic presidential candidates are touting the amount of money they've raised in the first fundraising period of a 2020 primary fight that will last into next spring. The totals for the first quarter, which ran through March 31, are the first measure of how candidates are faring...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., surrounded by his staff, passes a resolution to subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller's full report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 03, 2019 - 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.,...
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