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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An effort to extend parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) stalled in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump promised to veto it and Republicans withdrew their support. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about negotiations with pharmaceutical companies over the cost of insulin for U.S. seniors
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One as he departs Washington for travel to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst NEW YORK (Reuters) – Public approval of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic remained steady this week as the
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FILE PHOTO: Patrick Kapple, right, waits in line outside Riverside University High School to cast a ballot during the presidential primary election held amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Acker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wisconsin will send absentee ballot applications to more than 2.7 million registered voters, the
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden is seen at War Memorial Plaza during Memorial Day, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Castle, Delaware, U.S. May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a video message on Wednesday marking
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(Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday focused on how to “supercharge” the economy by investing in infrastructure, and he called on Republicans to approve federal funding to state and local governments crippled by the coronavirus pandemic. “Pass a piece of legislation that is honorable
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FILE PHOTO: Police officers wearing face masks guard the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., May 14, 2020. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday backed legislation calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to impose sanctions on those responsible for China’s repression of its Uighur Muslim minority. As voting continued,
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FILE PHOTO: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during his farewell ceremony at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A key figure behind the U.S. investigation into links between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign will testify next week before a Republican-led
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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard speaks during a campaign event in Lebanon, New Hampshire, U.S., February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tulsi Gabbard, a U.S. congresswoman from Hawaii, dropped a lawsuit against the Democratic Party’s former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for defamation on Wednesday, according to a court filing. The complaint filed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans warned on Wednesday that legislation passed by the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives during the coronavirus pandemic may not become law if lawmakers are allowed to cast their votes remotely under a new voting system. House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) delivers remarks during a news conference on the constitutionality
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FILE PHOTO: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds her weekly news conference with Capitol Hill reporters in Washington, U.S., May 14, 2020. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Republicans will sue Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi over rule changes that allow members to vote on each other’s behalf during the coronavirus pandemic,
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about negotiations with pharmaceutical companies over the cost of insulin for U.S. seniors on Medicare at an event in the Rose Garden at the White House during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Washington, U.S. May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter on Tuesday for the first
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