• leader Nov 20, 2019

    Johnson, Corbyn Square Off on Brexit in 1st UK Election Debate

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn squared off Tuesday in the first live televised debate of Britain’s election, each trying to spark a lackluster campaign to life.

  • DONALD TRUMP Oct 19, 2019

    Gabbard Fires Back at Clinton Suggestion She's Russia's Pawn

    It’s Hillary Clinton vs. Tulsi Gabbard on the sidelines of the 2020 presidential race. The Hawaii congresswoman fought back unsparingly after Clinton appeared to call her “the favorite of the Russians” in a recent interview and said she believes the Russians have “got their eye on somebody who’s currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the...

  • Facebook Oct 3, 2019

    EU Court: Facebook Can Be Forced to Remove Content Worldwide

    The European Union’s highest court ruled Thursday that individual member countries can force Facebook to remove what they regard as unlawful material from the social network all over the world — a decision experts say could hinder free speech online and put a heavy burden on tech companies.

  • European Union Sep 30, 2019

    British Opposition Parties Unite To Stop No-Deal Brexit

    Britain’s opposition parties have met to plan how to block a “no-deal” Brexit from taking place against Parliament’s will. Green Party leader Caroline Lucas said Monday that the opposition is “completely united about stopping no-deal.” The parties, including the Labour Party and the Scottish National Party, are concerned that Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the Conservative Party may not adhere...

  • DONALD TRUMP Apr 7, 2019

    A 2016 Hangover: Some Bernie Sanders Supporters Still Upset

    It was hard to miss Cheri Pichone’s excitement about Bernie Sanders’ second presidential run. She showed up to a recent Iowa rally decked out in Sanders gear, complete with a figurine of the Vermont senator and progressive icon. But underneath her exuberance, the 36-year-old was still mad about the last Democratic primary, when Sanders’ bid for the presidency fell short...

  • DONALD TRUMP Mar 22, 2019

    Biden May Have Trouble Winning Over Progressives in Election

    Joe Biden says he has “the most progressive record” of any Democrat running, or mulling a run, in 2020. But many progressive activists disagree. As the former vice president inches closer to a third White House run, several moments in his long career loom as immediate political liabilities. From his vote for the Iraq war to his key role in...

  • DONALD TRUMP Mar 18, 2019

    Left or Center? Democrats Mull Best Options to Beat Trump

    As she waited to meet former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper at a recent house party in Dubuque, attorney Connie O’Connor was anxious about the liberal direction of the Democratic presidential primary. “I know a lot of people who don’t want to vote for Donald Trump but don’t necessarily want to vote for the presidential version of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez,” she said,...

  • Facebook Nov 17, 2018

    Dems Gear Up for More Digital Spending in 2020

    One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential contenders in 2020. “You’re going to have to have an organization that speaks directly to voters on their phones and their computers,” said Guy Cecil, chairman of Priorities USA, which spearheaded much of...

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 2, 2018

    Democrats and Republicans Rush to Avert Third Party Spoilers

    Two congresswomen running for U.S Senate in Arizona are crisscrossing the state, raising millions of dollars and trying to exploit every possible advantage to eke out a win in what both sides expect to be a photo-finish race. The wild card: Angela Green, a Green Party candidate who could win votes that might have gone to Democrat Krysten Sinema, clearing...

  • Minnesota Nov 1, 2018

    ‘Trump Democrats' Give GOP Hope for a Midterm Win in Minnesota

    For much of her life, Jacqueline Koski considered herself a Democrat. The Minnesotan almost always backed the party down the ballot. She voted for President Barack Obama twice. During the 2016 primary she threw her support behind U.S. Sen Bernie Sanders, an independent vying for the Democratic nomination. But after Hillary Clinton won the nomination, the 52-year-old store owner started...

  • Germany Oct 29, 2018

    Angela Merkel Won't Seek 5th Term as German Chancellor

    Germany’s Angela Merkel announced Monday that she will step down as head of her conservative party in December after 18 years and won’t seek a fifth term as chancellor in 2021, launching a leadership transition in Europe’s biggest economy. Merkel has led her conservative Christian Democratic Union since 2000 and Germany since 2005. She put Germany — and Europe —...

  • CONGRESS Oct 16, 2018

    McSally Accuses Sinema of Backing ‘Treason' in Arizona Senate Debate

    Republican Rep. Martha McSally accused her Democratic opponent, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, of supporting “treason,” citing a 15-year-old radio interview — a charge that Sinema dismissed as part of a “ridiculous” negative campaign during Monday’s debate in the race for Arizona’s open Senate seat. McSally, a former Air Force colonel and combat pilot, made the explosive charge in the final moments...

  • Governor Aug 30, 2018

    Cuomo, Nixon Spar in Debate; Governor Nixes Presidential Talk

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon swapped insults and clashed over policy Wednesday in their only scheduled debate before the Sept. 13 Democratic primary.

  • Associated Press Aug 9, 2018

    Congress to Get 1st Muslim Woman: Michigan Primary Winner Rashida Tlaib

    Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. No Republicans or third-party candidates ran in Tuesday’s District 13 primary race, meaning Tlaib is set to win the seat in November’s election...

  • Governor Jan 9, 2018

    Merkel Faces Criticism Over Reported Climate Backtrack

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their prospective center-left partners in government faced criticism Tuesday over their reported willingness to push back Germany’s target for reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 2020. Merkel’s Union bloc and the center-left Social Democrats are holding preliminary talks this week on extending their coalition of the past four years. Conservative negotiator Armin Laschet told a business...

  • President Dec 20, 2017

    Green Party Candidate Jill Stein Cooperating With Request for Documents in Russian Probe

    The Senate intelligence committee has asked for documents from Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein as part of its probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, adding another new thread to the panel’s investigation as it heads into next year.

  • Commissioner Aug 24, 2017

    2 Sisters Vanish on Eclipse Trip in Oregon

    A California father is begging anyone with information to call local authorities after his two daughters went missing on their way to an event to watch the eclipse on Monday. Melissa Lea, 18, and her 7-year-old sister Kalila were last heard from on Sunday when they called their mother near Bend, Oregon.

  • European Union Mar 14, 2017

    UK Parliament Gives Government Power to Begin EU Exit

    Britain lurched closer to leaving the European Union Monday when Parliament stopped resisting and gave Prime Minister Theresa May the power to file for divorce from the bloc. But in a blow to May’s government, the prospect of Scotland’s exit from the United Kingdom suddenly appeared nearer, too. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called for a referendum on independence within...

  • DONALD TRUMP Feb 27, 2017

    US Teens Disillusioned, Divided by Politics: Poll

    In the days after President Donald Trump’s election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense. It was an unusual show of political engagement from future voters who may alter America’s political landscape in 2020 — or even in next year’s midterm elections. Now, a new survey of children ages 13...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jan 27, 2017

    Trump to Launch Probe Into Unproven Voter Fraud Claim

    A spokesman said President Donald Trump will sign an executive action to commission an investigation into widespread voter fraud, raising the prospect of a federal government probe into a widely debunked claim and sparking alarm among experts and Democrats. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday that Trump would sign the order in the Oval Office but did not...

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