Elections / Voting

Climate activists disrupt British cities with ‘summer uprising’

Climate activists disrupt British cities with ‘summer uprising’

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to [more…]

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn’s Gou in opposition’s…

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn’s Gou in opposition’s…

Published 15/07/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party’s nomination for the 2020 presidential election, beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou [more…]

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home

Published 15/07/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing [more…]

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to…

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to…

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over [more…]

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Published 15/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost [more…]

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in…

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in…

Published 14/07/2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with “He broke it, we’ll [more…]

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more…

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more…

Published 08/07/2019

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece’s opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said [more…]

Trump frightens Republicans but ‘doesn’t scare me,’ departing party…

Trump frightens Republicans but ‘doesn’t scare me,’ departing party…

Published 07/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressman who is leaving the Republican Party said on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s personal attacks against critics intimidate others [more…]

Biden apologizes for touting past work with segregationist senators

Biden apologizes for touting past work with segregationist senators

Published 07/07/2019

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Seeking to put to rest a weeks-old controversy that has dogged his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Joe Biden [more…]

Democrat Buttigieg announces minority-focused small business…

Democrat Buttigieg announces minority-focused small business…

Published 07/07/2019

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Joining several other Democrats targeting black voters this weekend with economic proposals, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg released a policy on Sunday [more…]