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Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate next month, nearly every aspect of Donald Trump’s presidency could [more…]

How Democrats hope to obtain Trump’s tax returns

How Democrats hope to obtain Trump’s tax returns

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress could request President Donald Trump’s tax returns under a seldom-used 1924 law, which Democrats say they plan to invoke [more…]

Democratic senators urge voters to focus Kavanaugh anger on election

Democratic senators urge voters to focus Kavanaugh anger on election

Published 07/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic senators on Sunday said voters angry that Republicans confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite allegations of sexual misconduct [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…]

Courting Canada, U.S. and Mexico cancel plans to publish NAFTA…

Courting Canada, U.S. and Mexico cancel plans to publish NAFTA…

Published 29/09/2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States and Mexico abruptly canceled plans to publish NAFTA texts on Friday, sources said, as signs of renewed efforts [more…]

Home modems, routers hit by U.S. China tariffs as ‘smart’ tech…

Home modems, routers hit by U.S. China tariffs as ‘smart’ tech…

Published 24/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. tariffs that hit some $200 billion worth of Chinese products on Monday spare many high-profile consumer technology items such as “smart” [more…]

Trump vows to get rid of ‘lingering stench’ at Justice Department

Trump vows to get rid of ‘lingering stench’ at Justice Department

Published 22/09/2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told a rally on Friday that there was a “lingering stench” about what was being exposed at the [more…]

House Republicans target more tax cuts as elections near

House Republicans target more tax cuts as elections near

Published 10/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to unveil another round of tax cuts this week, hoping to draw a sharp [more…]

Facebook, Twitter face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Facebook, Twitter face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Published 04/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, with Facebook insisting it takes election [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…]