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Democrats’ drug pricing proposal ‘dead on arrival’ in Senate: leading Republican

Democrats' drug pricing proposal 'dead on arrival' in Senate: leading Republican

FILE PHOTO: Sen. John Thune (R-SD) speaks to Capitol Hill reporters following the Republicans’ weekly policy luncheon in Washington, U.S., July 31, 2018. REUTERS/Allison ShelleyWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The second most powerful Republican in the U.S. Senate on Thursday said that a Democratic plan on drug pricing would not survive in More...

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In must-win South Carolina, Biden must seal the deal with black voters
By asif On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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In must-win South Carolina, Biden must seal the deal with black voters

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. (Reuters) – A marching band played and several hundred people roared for former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at a South Carolina country general store this week, a stark contrast to More...

Trump and California go to war over clean cars
By asif On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Trump and California go to war over clean cars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing More...

Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California waiver to require cleaner cars
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California waiver to require cleaner cars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California’s waiver that allows it to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles More...

Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Known for acting on impulse, President Donald Trump has adopted an uncharacteristically go-slow approach over whether to hold Iran responsible for attacks on Saudi oil facilities, showing More...

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution More...

Biden's bid to attract Rust Belt workers faces troubles in his own backyard
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Biden’s bid to attract Rust Belt workers faces troubles in his own backyard

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Democrat Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign in April at a Teamsters union hall in Pittsburgh, the one-time U.S. steel capital, a well-choreographed show intended More...

In New Mexico rally, Trump vows to flip state won by Clinton in 2016
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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In New Mexico rally, Trump vows to flip state won by Clinton in 2016

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump vowed at a rally in New Mexico on Monday to win the longtime Democratic stronghold state in the November 2020 U.S. election.Members of the audience More...

Democratic White House hopeful Warren wins key progressive endorsement ahead of New York rally
By asif On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Democratic White House hopeful Warren wins key progressive endorsement ahead of New York rally

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday won the endorsement of the Working Families Party, a progressive group with growing political influence that previously More...

Top Democrats tell Trump gun bill must include universal background checks
By asif On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Top Democrats tell Trump gun bill must include universal background checks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not More...