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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks at a news conference to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New York’s governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby. A man looks through the sights of a .50 caliber rifle at the Ohio Ordinance Works during the National
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FILE PHOTO – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke speaks at a rally in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 27, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke attacked the close ties between Republican President Donald Trump and Fox News on Sunday, saying the White House has “free rein, almost”
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a two-time former governor of Colorado, called on Friday for beefing up U.S. anti-trust laws, part of a business-friendly yet progressive agenda he hopes will set him apart among 20 candidates seeking the party’s presidential nomination. FILE PHOTO: Former Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) speaks at the
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INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he was being forced out due to his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties. NRA President Lt Col Oliver North addresses the 148th National Rifle Association (NRA) annual
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. congressman Seth Moulton, one of 20 Democrats running for president, criticized rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Friday, saying they were so liberal they risked handing President Donald Trump a second White House term. FILE PHOTO – Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) reacts
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House will let a congressional committee interview a former staffer about security clearances, according to media reports, after a top U.S. House Republican sought to defuse tensions between House Democrats and the Trump administration. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Jim Jordan, (R-OH) speaks as the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee debates
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INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday announced at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting that the United States will drop out of an international arms treaty signed in 2013 by then-President Barack Obama but opposed by the NRA and other conservative groups. U.S. President Donald Trump holds up an executive order with his
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a former governor of Colorado, will release an anti-monopoly plan in California on Friday that could challenge the dominance of such companies as Amazon and Google, his campaign told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former Governor of Colorado John Hickenlooper (D-CO), speaks
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden entered the 2020 Democratic presidential field on Thursday as an instant front-runner, drawing momentum away from other leading candidates and putting new pressure on underperformers to find ways to stay relevant. Biden, 76, a longtime U.S. senator who served two terms as former President Barack Obama’s
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Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks at a rally with striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden plans to announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination for
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential election, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll. U.S. President Donald Trump
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