Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Court, avoid or sideline? FILE PHOTO: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) waits for a ceremonial swearing-in picture on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Barely a month into the new Congress, financial lobbyists in Washington are already strategizing how to handle the star power of rookie Democrat lawmaker
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic former Texas congressman whose unexpectedly close but ultimately unsuccessful campaign for U.S. Senate generated buzz about a 2020 presidential bid, said on Tuesday he will decide by the end of the month whether to run. Democratic Texas U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O’Rourke concedes to Senator Ted
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(Reuters) – Embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Tuesday resisted calls to step down over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page, with the state’s Democratic Latino organization joining the chorus seeking his resignation. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, accompanied by his wife Pamela Northam announces he will not resign during a news
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U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting to “discuss fighting human trafficking on the southern border” in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Young NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee said it had received a subpoena on Monday for documents from the Manhattan
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U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun is surrounded by media upon his arrival to Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, February 3, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will meet with his North Korean counterpart on Wednesday in Pyongyang to prepare for a summit later
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratically controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee launched an inquiry on Friday into the Trump administration’s decision to reverse course on several key voting rights lawsuits and its efforts to add a citizenship question to the upcoming 2020 U.S. census. A banner urging people to vote in the midterm elections is displayed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran who at times has had a spiky relationship with the Democratic Party, on Saturday added another liberal voice to a burgeoning field of candidates seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) waves after making a nomination speech for
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