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War Of Words Wages On Between Trump, Sen. Gillibrand

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Twitter battle between President Donald Trump and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand waged on Tuesday as he called her a “total flunky,” and she fired back saying he’s brought shame to the Oval Office. 641 more words


Murphy Outlines Civil Rights Agenda Alongside Rev. Al Sharpton In Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, N.J. (CBSNewYork)New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy is touring the state as he prepares to take office in just over a month.

On Sunday, he visited a church in Elizabeth to outline his civil rights agenda. 155 more words


Haley: Women Who Accuse Anyone – Including President Trump – Of Sexual Misconduct 'Should Be Heard'

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump. 252 more words


Sen. Schumer Urges DOT To Require Upfront Baggage Fee Disclosure

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Sunday called on the federal Department of Transportation to reverse its decision not to require airlines to disclose baggage fees upfront. 171 more words


Most Alabama GOP Leaders Say They're Voting For Roy Moore Despite Misconduct Allegations

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Most Republican leaders in Alabama say they plan to vote for Roy Moore on Tuesday, despite sexual misconduct allegations against the former judge that have prompted others around the country to say he should never be allowed to join the U.S. 792 more words


Trump Hails Civil Rights Heroes Amid Protests During Mississippi Visit

JACKSON, Miss. (CBSNewYork/AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy. 1,000 more words


Sen. Al Franken Resigning Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sen. Al Franken announced Thursday that he is resigning amid sexual misconduct allegations.

Speaking from the Senate floor, the Minnesota Democrat said he would be resigning “in the coming weeks.” But he called some of the allegations against him “simply not true” and said others he remembered “very differently.” 605 more words