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MIAMI (Reuters) – On the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, rising in public opinion polls, slammed President Donald Trump’s posture toward Iran at a raucous town hall on Tuesday. Democratic candidate for president Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks at We Decide: 2020 Election Membership Forum, an event put on by
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week during his inaugural trip as Pentagon chief, a senior U.S. official said. U.S. acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper arrives for the first day in his new
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week. FILE PHOTO: White House senior advisor Kellyanne Conway with Stephanie Grisham, spokesperson for first lady Melania
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FILE PHOTO: Pennsylvania Congressman Joe Sestak talks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington May 28, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party’s 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020
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(Reuters) – Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party’s leadership. The prospect of a rematch between Moore – a conservative former judge who cultivated controversy even before
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not constitute government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a decision that leaves unanswered questions about the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution’s separation of church and state. FILE PHOTO: A concrete cross commemorating servicemen
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FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speak to the media at the State Department in Washington, U.S., April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of
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Migrants from Central America walk on a highway during their journey towards the United States, in Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas state, Mexico, June 5, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Torres WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump’s tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for an event on healthcare coverage options for small businesses and workers in
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FILE PHOTO – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump’s tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is
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