Upper House Elections

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…]

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…]

Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr’s proposal to limit Mueller…

Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr’s proposal to limit Mueller…

Published 19/04/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr’s proposal to allow them access [more…]

Biden to announce U.S. presidential run on Wednesday: report

Biden to announce U.S. presidential run on Wednesday: report

Published 19/04/2019

(Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden plans to make a widely expected announcement of his candidacy for the presidency in a video on [more…]

A little love on the campaign trail – Rosario Dawson dating Cory…

A little love on the campaign trail – Rosario Dawson dating Cory…

Published 15/03/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Rosario Dawson, whose film credits include “Rent” and “Men in Black II,” has confirmed reports she is dating U.S. Senator [more…]

Alabama’s Roy Moore, undone by allegations, considers new Senate run

Alabama’s Roy Moore, undone by allegations, considers new Senate run

Published 09/03/2019

(Reuters) - Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose unsuccessful 2017 campaign for the U.S. Senate was marred by allegations he sexually assaulted or pursued teenage girls [more…]

Fed’s Powell heads to Congress amid shifting landscape

Fed’s Powell heads to Congress amid shifting landscape

Published 25/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell worked hard to strengthen ties with Congress during his first year as head of the U.S. central [more…]

Key Republican to ask FBI about report of Trump counterintelligence…

Key Republican to ask FBI about report of Trump counterintelligence…

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican head of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Sunday he plans to ask the FBI about a report it [more…]

California, New Jersey Republicans concedes, Utah representative sues

California, New Jersey Republicans concedes, Utah representative sues

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - A Republican U.S. representative of Utah who is trailing her Democratic challenger filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to halt vote counting while [more…]

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Published 05/11/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks skidded on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war [more…]