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As Republicans Rush to Condemn Steve King, Some 2019-01-16 19:57:20Republican leaders are piling on in their condemnations of Representative Steve King of Iowa, but they remain silent on similar comments by President

Why Don’t Unpaid Federal Workers Walk Off the 2019-01-16 19:19:09Federal law prohibits strikes, public servants care about their work and other reasons airports and prisons aren’t in chaos, despite a protracte

Government Shutdown Shakes Stability of Jobs That Are 2019-01-16 19:15:00Federal work is an anchor in many local economies, offering security and benefits increasingly rare in the private sector and a route to the middle cl

Will We Ever See Mueller’s Report on Trump? 2019-01-16 19:12:00There is no guarantee a report on the findings of the special counsel’s investigation will be made public. Here’s what could determine the

Sanders Meets With Former Staff Members, Seeking to 2019-01-16 19:11:55The Vermont senator, still weighing a 2020 presidential run, was responding to complaints of discrimination and mistreatment of women in his 2016 camp

Gillibrand Road Tests 2020 Campaign Themes, at a 2019-01-16 18:15:11Senator Kirsten Gillibrand began Day 1 as an exploratory presidential candidate by taking questions on Al Franken, guns and Wall Street.

Andrew Wheeler, at E.P.A. Confirmation Hearing, Walks a 2019-01-16 17:42:08The former coal lobbyist took the stand before a Senate panel to make his case for leading the E.P.A. and steering President Trump’s agenda of r

Justices Express Skepticism of Tennessee Law on Liquor 2019-01-16 15:30:36The Supreme Court considered whether the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition, gave states power to discriminate against some liquor store owners.

Democrats Fall Short in Effort to Rebuke Administration 2019-01-16 14:28:09A measure that would have forced President Trump to leave sanctions in place on a Russian oligarch’s companies fell three votes short in the Sen

Pelosi Asks Trump to Reschedule State of the 2019-01-16 14:00:25Speaker Nancy Pelosi cited security concerns from the government shutdown in her request to reschedule the speech or to have the president deliver it

Karen Pence Is Teaching at Christian School That 2019-01-16 13:56:04Mrs. Pence is teaching art at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, Va., which requires employees to uphold conservative beliefs on sexual identit

Pelosi Calls for Postponing State of the Union 2019-01-16 11:38:02Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested that President Trump reschedule the State of the Union address because many of the people who help with the security an

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Shutdown: no end in sight as next round 2019-01-16 18:05:10As the government shutdown reaches the 26th day, President Trump refuses to back out of his demand for Congress to provide $5.7 billion to build a bor

Yes, bipartisanship happens 2019-01-16 18:05:10Why a criminal justice reform package passed Congress this week. 

And they're off: Democrats to watch in 2020 2019-01-16 18:05:10As the 2020 presidential race begins, we look at a short list of prospective Democratic candidates and their prospects.

Shunned by colleagues on the Hill. But at 2019-01-16 18:05:10The Iowa congressman has come to encapsulate the heated battles over immigration and race. Before the turmoil over Iowa Rep. Steve King’s w

Trump pick for ‘top cop’ on hot seat: 2019-01-16 18:05:10As a cabinet member, the attorney general should align with the president, experts say, while still protecting the Justice Department from political i

What does it mean to be ‘conservative’ in 2019-01-16 18:05:10The outsider presidency has challenged core conservative principles, such as commitment to free markets and limited government spending. As factions s

Bipartisan ‘talking stick’ session? Not in this shutdown. 2019-01-16 18:05:10Just a year ago, Sen. Susan Collins was able to break a shutdown logjam by gathering senators in her corner office to hash out a bipartisan solution.

US voters tackle gerrymandering with gusto. Incumbents are 2019-01-16 18:05:10Gerrymandering used to be the province mostly of spelling bee contestants and policy wonks. But for many today, redistricting reform has become a fund

A shutdown fight that’s about much more than 2019-01-16 18:05:10The impasse over funding for a barrier on the US-Mexico border reflects broader disagreements between President Trump and Democrats over questions of

As shutdown’s impact grows, pressure rises to end 2019-01-16 18:05:10Partially closing the federal government is not just about politics. It has a human face, too.

With no deal in sight, shutdown reveals depth 2019-01-16 18:05:10Lack of trust can hinder any negotiation, but it’s especially harmful in politics, where compromise is increasingly portrayed by activists on bo

Think Trump is a gift to cartoonists? They 2019-01-16 18:05:10In an era of tribalism and rage, helping people see things from a different perspective is harder than it looks. Through humor and satire, cartoonists

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The EU votes for the installation of new 2019-01-10 09:15:24The member States of the European Union have unanimously aligned themselves with the military strategy of their American big brother. They have accept

Collaboration between Egypt and Israel 2019-01-10 09:15:24On 6 January 2018, the US television channel, CBS, broadcast an interview with Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah al-Sissi as part of their programme &l

Donald J. Trump's Address to the Nation on 2019-01-10 09:15:24My fellow Americans: Tonight, I am speaking to you because there is a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border. Every day, Cust

The terrible forthcoming destruction of the « Caribbean 2019-01-10 09:15:24President Trump has announced the withdrawal of US combat troops from the « Greater Middle East », but the Pentagon is still pursuing the

Metamorphosis, by Thierry Meyssan 2019-01-10 09:15:24We are republishing here the editorial from Al-Watan in which Thierry Meyssan presents to his Syrian readers the withdrawal of US troops from their co

“Trump Is Right on Syria. Turkey Can Get 2019-01-10 09:15:24President Trump made the right call to withdraw from Syria. The United States withdrawal, however, must be planned carefully and performed in cooperat

Brexit: London assumes its new colonial policy 2019-01-10 09:15:24The British Government has chosen its post Brexit strategy. On 30 December 2018, the Defence Minister, Gavin Williamson gave an interview to the Sunda

Revelations on the “Deal of the Century” 2019-01-10 09:15:24At the end of October 2018, when Avigdor Lieberman was still the Israeli Minister of Defence, he unveiled to the Palestinian Authorities, the principl

Nato is preparing a wave of attacks in 2019-01-10 09:15:24Several sources, situated in different countries are signalling to us that Nato is preparing a wave of attacks in several EU member states. During the

Letter from Donald Trump to the Congress dealing 2019-01-10 09:15:24Dear Members of Congress: Congratulations to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and her entire team, on her election to be Speaker of the House. I look forward to

Attempts to assassinate Assad and Israeli negotiations 2019-01-03 09:03:49According to an anonymous official, cited abundantly in the Israeli press, General Aviv Kochavi (director of military intelligence from 2010 to 2014 a

The complexities of Syria's readmission to the Arab 2019-01-03 09:03:49The Arab League will hold its Economic Summit on 19 and 20 2019 in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. This could be the occasion for the Syrian Arab Repu

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Shutdown set to break record as Senate leaves 2019-01-11 15:13:06The partial government shutdown is set to become the longest funding lapse in modern history after the Senate left town on Friday for the week.

Trump Admin Plots With Arab Allies to Expel 2019-01-11 15:12:43MANAMA, Bahrain—The Trump administration, via Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, is beginning to build a coalition of Arab allies that will help th

Dem Rep: Stop Drunk Driving by Requiring Breathalyzers 2019-01-11 15:03:42Rep. Debbie Dingell (D., Mich.) has a plan to reduce drunk driving: Put breathalyzers in all vehicles.

King regrets 'heartburn' over white supremacist comment 2019-01-11 15:02:40Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said in an address on the House floor Friday he made a "freshman mistake" in agreeing to an interview with The New York Tim

GOP senator: Republicans with opinions like Steve King's 2019-01-11 15:02:08Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) tore into fellow Republican Rep. Steve King (Iowa) on Friday after King questioned how terms such as "whi

Trump touts plan to change visas for skilled 2019-01-11 15:01:40U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he plans changes to the H-1B program that grants temporary visas for specialty occupations such as technolo

Stacey Abrams meets with top Democrats about 2020 2019-01-11 15:01:36Stacey Abrams, the former Democratic gubernatorial nominee in Georgia, met with top Senate Democrats this week to discuss a possible challenge to Sen.

Air traffic controllers' union sues over unpaid work 2019-01-11 14:12:03A union that represents thousands of U.S. air traffic controllers filed a lawsuit against the federal government on Friday claiming its failure to pay

Brennan calls on Congress to end shutdown before 2019-01-10 14:45:31Former CIA Director and frequent Trump critic John Brennan on Thursday called on Congress to end the partial government shutdown before negotiating on

DACA not on negotiating table until Supreme Court 2019-01-10 14:44:50Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday the DACA program allowing people who were brought illegally into the United States as children to stay in t

Democrats Move to Block ‘Mega’ Pro-Israel Bill, Prolong 2019-01-07 14:00:21Democratic leaders late Sunday evening vowed to derail a vote on a package of pro-Israel bills despite those measures having received broad bipar

New California Governor Newsom takes helm as Democrats 2019-01-07 13:59:52Democrat Gavin Newsom will be sworn in as California’s 40th governor on Monday, cementing the dominance of his party’s progressive wing an