Government policy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks to reporters following the weekly policy lunches on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 04, 2019 - 9:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it's unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they'd be "foolish" to try. All sides,...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump walk through the Quadrangle of the Foreign Office for a joint press conference in central London, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 04, 2019 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it's unclear they have the votes to stop him...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, is applauded after she spoke at an event on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, regarding the American Dream and Promise Act which offers a pathway to citizenship for those with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) and similarly situated immigrants who have spent much of their lives in the United States. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 04, 2019 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of...
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Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is applauded as he arrives for a campaign event, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Berlin, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
June 04, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign amended his climate policy plan hours after it was released Tuesday because a handful of passages did not credit some of the sources in the proposal. The changes come after The Daily Caller, a conservative news outlet, reported that several passages from...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2019, file photo trader John Doyle works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks headed broadly higher in early trading Tuesday, June 4, on Wall Street after comments from Mexico's foreign minister injected some optimism into a developing trade dispute. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 04, 2019 - 9:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks headed broadly higher in midday trading on Wall Street Tuesday as investors digested optimistic comments on trade from Mexico, along with a technology sector recovery and an encouraging signal on interest rates from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Mexican Foreign...
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a conference involving its review of its interest-rate policy strategy and communications, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
June 04, 2019 - 7:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the Federal Reserve is prepared to respond to the Trump administration's trade conflicts to protect the U.S. economic expansion if it decides that would be necessary. Powell's comments came at a conference in Chicago on how the central bank...
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FILE - In this Friday Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, Danish Social Democrats chairman Mette Frederiksen gestures, during her opening speech at the Social Democratic Party's Congress 2016 in Aalborg, Denmark. A member of Denmark’s parliament, since 2001, she comes from a working-class background and has insisted on forming a one-party government if her party can garner a majority in upcoming general election Wednesday June 5, 2019. (Rene Schutze/Polfoto via AP, File)
June 04, 2019 - 1:53 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A look at the main candidates in Wednesday's elections for Denmark's 179-seat parliament. ___ LARS LOEKKE RASMUSSEN Loekke Rasmussen has been in power since 2015. He presently heads a minority center-right government with his Liberal Party, the center-right Liberal...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen delivers the opening speech, at the Danish Parliament, in Copenhagen. Denmark is holding a general election Wednesday June 5, 2019, with the center-left Danish Social Democrats widely expected to make a comeback after four years in opposition to Rasmussen's three-party government coalition. (Liselotte Sabroe/ Ritzau Scanpix FILE via AP)
June 04, 2019 - 1:51 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark is holding a general election Wednesday and unlike in other European countries, far-right populists don't seem to be on the rise here. The center-left Danish Social Democrats, in fact, may be making a comeback after four years in opposition. While far-right...
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A protester holds up a placard in Parliament Square in central London as people start to gather to demonstrate against the state visit of President Donald Trump, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Trump will turn from pageantry to policy Tuesday as he joins British Prime Minister Theresa May for a day of talks likely to highlight fresh uncertainty in the allies' storied relationship. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 04, 2019 - 1:47 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 8:45 a.m. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May are meeting with corporate executives from the United States and United Kingdom. The leaders' top priority is a possible bilateral trade...
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US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham Palace, in London, for Monday June 3, 2019, on the first day of a three day state visit to Britain. (Toby Melville/Pool via AP)
June 04, 2019 - 12:23 am
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump will turn from pageantry to policy Tuesday as he joins British Prime Minister Theresa May for a day of talks likely to highlight fresh uncertainty in the allies' storied relationship. Trump and May are due to meet with corporate executives from the United States...
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