Upper House Elections

Trump turns attention to budget cutting after slashing taxes

Trump turns attention to budget cutting after slashing taxes

Published 17/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a budget deficit at a six-year high, on Wednesday told his Cabinet to come up with [more…]

Far right, ex-military officer wins Brazil vote, faces leftist in…

Far right, ex-military officer wins Brazil vote, faces leftist in…

Published 08/10/2018

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right Congressman and former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro won nearly half the votes in Brazil’s first-round presidential election on Sunday, as voters’ [more…]

Women’s groups aim to use Kavanaugh rage to boost voter turnout

Women’s groups aim to use Kavanaugh rage to boost voter turnout

Published 07/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As women rallied at the U.S. Capitol to protest Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Saturday, activist Linda Sarsour flew [more…]

Obama rebukes Trump and Republicans for ‘abuses of power,’ urges…

Obama rebukes Trump and Republicans for ‘abuses of power,’ urges…

Published 08/09/2018

(Reuters) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration’s “abuses [more…]

After upset win, Massachusetts Democrat comes out swinging at Trump

After upset win, Massachusetts Democrat comes out swinging at Trump

Published 05/09/2018

BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday scored a massive victory over a 10-term incumbent to win the Democratic nomination to represent [more…]

Former Republican Sen. Kyl to replace McCain, bolstering conservatives

Former Republican Sen. Kyl to replace McCain, bolstering conservatives

Published 04/09/2018

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Republican Senator Jon Kyl is Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s pick to fill the U.S. Senate seat from Arizona vacated [more…]

Explainer: Key U.S. election matchups at stake in final big…

Explainer: Key U.S. election matchups at stake in final big…

Published 05/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The campaign for control of the U.S. Congress and key governor’s offices reaches a critical juncture in August, the last big month [more…]

Democrats with intel, military backgrounds tout service after…

Democrats with intel, military backgrounds tout service after…

Published 21/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Abigail Spanberger, a former CIA officer running in a competitive congressional race in Virginia, is using the outcry over President Donald [more…]

Immigration top issue for U.S. voters, economy a close second:…

Immigration top issue for U.S. voters, economy a close second:…

Published 06/07/2018

(Reuters) - Immigration tops the economy and healthcare as the most important issue determining Americans’ vote ahead of the midterm elections in November, a new [more…]

Exclusive: Vacant Supreme Court seat will likely influence U.S….

Exclusive: Vacant Supreme Court seat will likely influence U.S….

Published 30/06/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court seat left open by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy is a powerful motivator for voters, particularly [more…]