Politics

WASHINGTON, August 22 (Reuters) – Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve “full decarbonization” by 2050. FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, who made the fight against climate change the focus of his White House campaign, said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination. FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and Washington Governor Jay Inslee speaks during the Presidential Gun
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest “horse race” opinion polls, highlighting one candidate’s rise or another’s decline. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is reflected in the sunglasses of John Olsen as he speaks at the Iowa
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FILE PHOTO: Children walk inside an enclosure, where they are being held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), after crossing the border between Mexico and the United States illegally and turning themselves in to request asylum, in El Paso, Texas, U.S., March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that Facebook Inc has “significant work to be done to satisfy” concerns on the political right that the social media website is biased against conservatives. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of Facebook logo in this illustration picture, April
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(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the United States. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke addresses the nation in El
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Hal Rogers urged President Donald Trump on Friday to drop planned “sweeping and indiscriminate” foreign aid cuts, joining a chorus of lawmakers opposing what they consider a bid to sidestep Trump’s own budget deal. FILE PHOTO: Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks before
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By Steve Holland and Jonathan Landay U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a
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