Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021. By a vote of 67-28, the Senate fought off opposition from some conservative Republicans and passed the legislation, which was approved by the House […]

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Would you still vote for Trump if he was an admitted racist? One Republican Senate candidate answers: Maybe

CNN host Chris Cuomo, in a tense interview Tuesday night, asked Republican Senate candidate Kris Kobach whether he would still support President Trump even if Trump came forward and fully admitted to being a racist. Kobach, who is running for Senate in Kansas, ended the back-and-forth on that question with this answer: Cuomo had been questioning Kobach over the Trump […]

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Contempt of Congress vote looms over William Barr, Wilbur Ross

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said the panel will vote […]

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The Latest: UK lawmakers vote to avert 'no-deal' Brexit

A pro-Brexit leave the European Union supporter holds up placards outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. After failing repeatedly to win Parliament’s backing for her Brexit blueprint, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May dramatically changed gear Tuesday, saying she would seek to delay Brexit _ again _ and hold talks with the opposition to seek a […]

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A Vote to Exempt Legal Marijuana States From Federal Intervention Will Occur Within Weeks

The marijuana movement in North America has come an incredibly long way in a relatively short amount of time. Looking back to 1995, not a single U.S. state had given the green light to medical marijuana, medical cannabis was still illegal to our north and south, and a mere 25% of surveyed adults by Gallup favored legalizing recreational weed. The […]

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The Latest: Parliament to vote on 8 options for Brexit

In this grab taken from video, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday March 27, 2019. British lawmakers are preparing to vote Wednesday on alternatives for leaving the European Union as they seek to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. […]

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Doug Collins: House vote to make Mueller report public a failed stunt by Dems

Rep. Doug Collins: Loretta Lynch has some explaining to do The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, voted for the resolution calling for any final report in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation to be made public, but told Fox News on Sunday it was unnecessary. “It was a political stunt by the Democrats who […]

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Amazon's second headquarters clears blocks in Virginia funding vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s planned second headquarters in northern Virginia cleared a key test on Saturday when local officials approved a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million amid a small but vocal opposition. Amazon in November picked National Landing, a site jointly owned by Arlington County and the city of Alexandria, just outside Washington, along with New […]

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