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Alabama Senate race winner urges Republican rival to ‘move on’

Alabama Senate race winner urges Republican rival to ‘move on’

Published 14/12/2017

Democrat Doug Jones, who won the special U.S. Senate election against Republican candidate Roy Moore, speaks during a news conference in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S., December [more…]

Congress averts government shutdown for now

Congress averts government shutdown for now

Published 08/12/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader [more…]

Column: U.S. Republicans sharpen knives for retirement program cuts

Column: U.S. Republicans sharpen knives for retirement program cuts

Published 07/12/2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) looks on at the Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., [more…]

McConnell optimistic of tax bill deal between Senate and House

McConnell optimistic of tax bill deal between Senate and House

Published 03/12/2017

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to the Senate floor as debate wraps up over the Republican tax reform plan in Washington, U.S., [more…]

Embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate ahead in CBS poll

Embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate ahead in CBS poll

Published 03/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Judge Roy Moore participates in the Mid-Alabama Republican Club's Veterans Day Program in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, U.S., November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry/File PhotoWASHINGTON [more…]

McConnell says U.S. government shutdown over DACA ‘ridiculous’

McConnell says U.S. government shutdown over DACA ‘ridiculous’

Published 03/12/2017

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday it would be "ridiculous" for a fight with Democrats over immigration issues to result in a standoff over a year-end spending bill and prompt a shutdown of the federal government. [more…]

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Published 01/12/2017

The German Central Bank (Bundesbank) presents the 50 euro banknote at its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachLONDON (Reuters) - The euro [more…]

Senate grapples with tax cut plan’s impact on federal deficit

Senate grapples with tax cut plan’s impact on federal deficit

Published 01/12/2017

Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Capitol to protest the Republican tax plan as it works through the Senate in Washington November 30, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler [more…]

Senate tax bill stalls on deficit-focused ‘trigger’

Senate tax bill stalls on deficit-focused ‘trigger’

Published 01/12/2017

Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Capitol to protest the Republican tax plan as it works through the Senate in Washington November 30, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler [more…]

Trump urged Senate Republicans to drop panel’s Russia probe: NYT

Trump urged Senate Republicans to drop panel’s Russia probe: NYT

Published 01/12/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump looks up as reporters ask questions about the future of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the Oval Office at [more…]