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On this Sept. 12, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. The good news is that it doesn’t look like a bitterly polarized Washington will stumble into another government shutdown. But as Democrats controlling the House unveil a stopgap, government-wide spending bill to keep the lights on and pay the troops, there’s scant evidence that power sharing in the U.S. Capitol will produce further legislative accomplishments anytime soon. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 19, 2019 - 7:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Putting her stamp on the health care issue that worries consumers the most, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday unveiled an ambitious plan to lower drug prices for seniors on Medicare and younger people with private insurance. Pelosi, D-Calif., would empower Medicare to...
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Patricia Scalia looks at her husband Eugene Scalia as he speaks at his nomination hearing for Labor Secretary on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
September 19, 2019 - 7:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to run the Labor Department faces a Senate confirmation hearing even as Democrats argue that they haven't had enough time to scour his record of legal work for corporate interests. Although Trump tweeted in mid-July that Eugene Scalia was his pick...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressees his supporters at party headquarters after elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
September 18, 2019 - 11:50 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis are coming to grips with an uncertain political future two days after an election that left the country's two main political parties deadlocked and with no clear path to a coalition government. With nearly 95 percent of votes counted Thursday, the Blue and White party...
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President Donald Trump and Robert O'Brien, just named as the new national security adviser, board Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 18, 2019 - 1:21 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump remains on a war footing. With California. Trump's primary mission during his two-day visit to the state was to raise millions from wealthy Republicans. But he also made a point of deriding the state's handling of its homeless crisis, and on Wednesday, he...
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September 18, 2019 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have blocked debate on the almost $700 billion Pentagon budget and other spending bills amid a feud by the chamber's leaders over the rules of engagement for translating this summer's hard-won budget deal into binding legislation. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressees his supporters at party headquarters after elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
September 17, 2019 - 11:07 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after national elections, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job. Seeming kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman says Wednesday he'll insist upon a secular unity government between Netanyahu's Likud and...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and former Vice President Joe Biden speak during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. A feud between two leading Democratic presidential candidates, Biden and Sanders, is intensifying in the high-stakes fight for organized labor. The high-profile Democrats sought to undermine each other's credibility Tuesday as they faced hundreds of union members who gathered for an AFL-CIO conference in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 17, 2019 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The high-stakes fight for working-class voters moved to Pennsylvania on Tuesday as a slate of Democratic White House hopefuls vowed to use the power of the presidency to crack down on corporate America and strengthen organized labor. But beneath all the agreement at the AFL-CIO...
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September 17, 2019 - 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are challenging a new Justice Department probe into a deal between California and four big automakers, accusing the Trump administration of using antitrust powers to target political opponents. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island told the Justice Department's...
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North Carolina 9th district Republican congressional candidate Dan Bishop celebrates his victory in Monroe, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
September 17, 2019 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republicans who triumphed in North Carolina special elections are set to join the House on Tuesday, including one whose narrow win showed anew that suburban voters are deserting the GOP while rural residents are embracing the party. The swearing-in of Dan Bishop and Greg...
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A graffitti by Italian street artist TvBoy shows from left former Premier Matteo Renzi, Democratic Party leader Nicola Zingaretti, Premier Giuseppe Conte, and 5-Star Movement's Luigi Di Maio, in Rome, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. Conte's first, 14-month-long coalition imploded last month after the right-wing League, led by Matteo Salvini, pulled out of a government it had formed with the populist 5-Star Movement, in the new government, the staunchly pro-Europe, center-left Democratic Party replaced the League as junior coalition partner. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
September 17, 2019 - 4:42 am
ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has left the ruling Democratic Party to set up a new centrist force, in a risky move that further weakens the already shaky government forged only two weeks ago by the center-left Democrats and the populist 5-Star Movement. Renzi announced his...
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