Politics

President Donald Trump
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January 08, 2019 - 7:33 am
President Donald Trump will argue to the nation Tuesday night that a "crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border requires the long and invulnerable wall he's demanding before ending a partial government shutdown that has hundreds of thousands of federal workers fearing missed paychecks on Friday.
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, after a meeting with Congressional leaders on border security, as the government shutdown continues Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, as Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Vice President Mike Pence, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., listen. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 05, 2019 - 11:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies have been directed to hold off enacting pay raises for top administration officials during a government shutdown that has left hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay. The guidance was issued Friday in a memo from Margaret Weichert, the acting...
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Sen. Ted Cruz
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January 04, 2019 - 9:49 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) have proposed a Constitutional amendment that would impose term limits on members of both houses of Congress, according to reports. The amendment, co-sponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), and Sen...
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 Nancy Pelosi
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January 03, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Pelosi was elected Thursday as House speaker, the only woman who has held the office and now one of few elected officials who will be returning to it. The last time a speaker regained the gavel was more than a half-century ago.
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Dallas City Hall
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Steven Pickering
December 20, 2018 - 6:21 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Mike Ablon, founder of PegasusAblon, has joined the race to be the next Mayor of Dallas. Current Mayor Mike Rawlings will not be allowed to run for re-election in 2019 because of term limits Ablon founded his real estate development and management firm 12 years ago. He has been...
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