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Sanford Challenging Trump

Oct 18, 2019
WVIK News

Another Republican has stepped forward to challenge President Donald Trump. This week, former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford kicked off his campaign for the Republican nomination, including a stop Friday in the Quad Cities. 

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Less than a week after he became the 23rd Democratic candidate for president, Montana governor Steve Bullock traveled to Iowa, ending a three-day campaign trip on Saturday in Davenport.

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She is the one who can beat Donald Trump. That's what Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand told a standing room only crowd Tuesday night in a downtown Davenport bar. 

Hope from the Heartland

Feb 6, 2018
Cheri Bustos & Robin Johnson

If democrats in the midwest want to bounce back from the disastrous election of 2016, they have to show up and listen. That's one of the main conclusions of a report titled, "Hope from the Heartland: How Democrats Can Better Serve the Midwest by Bringing Rural, Working Class Wisdom to Washington."

Annette Elizabeth Allen for NPR

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party. 

On Tuesday, January 30th, NPR News will offer live special coverage of President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address and the Democratic Party response. And you can hear it live on WVIK beginning at 8 pm. 

VIDEO: Trump Delivers Speech On Taxes

Dec 13, 2017

After passing their respective tax overhaul bills, the U.S. House and Senate are trying to reconcile the differences in their legislation. While they do that, President Trump is making a renewed pitch to the American people about the importance of overhauling the tax code. Watch the president’s remarks live.

Video will be available at 2 p.m.

On Midwest Week, to understand the 2016 election, look no further than Henry County, Illinois.

Crews remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee from Lee Circle in New Orleans.
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Thursday morning, President Trump took to Twitter to say removing the statues of Confederate generals meant removing "beauty" from American cities, towns and parks. 

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee in an open hearing on Tuesday.

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