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Aug 02 2019
U.S. pulls out of Soviet-era nuclear missile pact with Russia
The United States formally withdrew from a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was in violation of the treaty, something the Kremlin has repeatedly denied.
Washington signaled it would pull out of the arms control treaty six months ago unless Moscow stuck to the accord. Russia called the move a ploy to exit a pact the United States wanted toReuters
Jun 07 2016
Can love conquer politics? Democrat-Republican marriages in California
In an era of increasingly polarized politics, Republicans and Democrats still manage to find enough common ground for romance—even marriage—though not very often. On the eve of the 2016 primary election, here’s an approximate look at California’s mixed political pairs. At least one study suggests such unions could have implications for Tuesday’s voting. Using voter registration records toCalMatters
May 19 2019
Romney disagrees with GOP congressman's conclusion on Trump's 'impeachable conduct'
Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday that he disagrees with Rep. Justin Amash on the Michigan Republican's recent comments that President Donald Trump's conduct has met the "threshold for impeachment." "My own view is that Justin Amash has reached a different conclusion than I have. I respect him, I think it's a courageous statement," Romney told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union." "TheCNN (Online News)
Nov 09 2015
Obama angers Democrats' labor base with Keystone rejection, Trans-Pacific Partnership
President Obama's relationship with blue-collar unions has hit an all-time low, with several powerful labor groups ripping into the administration - and the Democratic Party as a whole for its rejection of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and its promotion of the highly controversial trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.Washington Times
Mar 11 2020
Joe Biden calls for unity after big wins in Michigan, three other states
Joe Biden scored decisive primary victories in Michigan and three other U.S. states on Tuesday, taking a big step toward the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination and casting doubt on the future of rival Bernie Sanders’ fading White House bid.
The sweeping wins put Biden, 77, on a path to face Republican Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election, and the former vice president quicklyReuters
May 14 2019
An Unending Trade War Leaves Wall Street Jittery
Investors are dealing with a painful new reality: The trade war between the United States and China could last indefinitely.
That anxiety spread across the stock markets on Monday, as investors around the world tried to divine the potential fallout to economic growth and corporate profits. Bonds and commodities, too, flashed warnings of a slowdown.
The stock losses have broughtNew York Times (News)
Mar 10 2020
Why this centenarian statesman is hopeful – but cautious – about the future
As one of only two people in U.S. history who has served in four Cabinet posts, George Shultz has seen a lot of the workings – and nonworkings – of American policy up close. Now, as he nears 100, he gives his state of the world and outlines why trust is “the coin of the realm” for effective governing.
George Shultz turns 100 this year – and like anyone reaching that age, he has livedChristian Science Monitor
Jul 23 2019
Boris Johnson elected new Tory leader
Boris Johnson will become Britain’s next prime minister after winning a convincing victory over Jeremy Hunt in the Conservative party leadership race.
The former mayor of London, who has long cherished an ambition to lead his country, won 66% of the votes – 92,153, to Hunt’s 46,656. Turnout was 87.4% among 159,320 party members.
In a characteristically lighthearted acceptanceThe Guardian
Mar 09 2020
Coronavirus case at CPAC brings outbreak closer to Trump, threatening to upend his routine amid reelection bid
A growing sense of concern and uncertainty about the reach of the novel coronavirus has begun to take hold in the White House, after an attendee at a recent political conference where President Trump spoke tested positive for covid-19, the disease caused by the virus.
Trump was photographed shaking hands with Matt Schlapp, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, who confirmedWashington Post
Jul 24 2020
Why Trump Chose Portland
Violent, reckless federal forces have a friend in the city’s police.
For more than three weeks, federal security forces have been terrorizing protesters in Portland, Oregon. Unidentified agents in unmarked minivans are kidnapping demonstrators without warrants, assaulting journalists, and beating people in the streets. The militarized forces, which have battered crowds with tear gas andSlate