• Conservative Party November 19, 2019 4:20 pm

    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 October 18, 2019 11:06 pm

    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 October 3, 2019 3:09 pm

    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.

  • Boris Johnson September 30, 2019 4:04 pm

    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 April 6, 2019 5:43 pm

    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 March 22, 2019 12:57 pm

    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 March 22, 2019 3:57 pm

    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 March 18, 2019 11:39 am

    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 November 17, 2018 9:07 am

    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 November 2, 2018 6:44 am

    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 November 1, 2018 7:51 am

    ‘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 October 29, 2018 11:50 am

    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 October 16, 2018 8:03 am

    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...

  • Democratic primary August 30, 2018 11:47 am

    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.

  • Republicans August 9, 2018 1:27 pm

    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...

  • Donald Trump June 6, 2018 1:17 am

    Newsom, Cox Set for November Election, Villaraigosa Concedes

    Gavin Newsom led the way among 27 candidates vying for the governor’s office to advance to November’s general election, when he will be challenged by Republican businessman John Cox, who is backed by President Donald Trump.

  • Germany January 9, 2018 3:21 pm

    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...

  • Russia December 19, 2017 5:38 pm

    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 August 24, 2017 3:33 pm

    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.

  • Green Party March 14, 2017 6:47 am

    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...

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