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Sanders, Buttigieg Lead in New Hampshire Poll: Campaign Update

Sanders, Buttigieg Lead in New Hampshire Poll: Campaign Update

Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg are statistically tied for the lead in New Hampshire in a poll just days before the primary.
Venezuela’s Guaido to Meet Trump at White House Today

Venezuela’s Guaido to Meet Trump at White House Today

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido will meet with Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday, a further signal of renewed support from the U.S. president for his bid to depose authoritarian
Venezuela’s Guaido Rallies Supporters, Meets Rubio in Miami

Venezuela’s Guaido Rallies Supporters, Meets Rubio in Miami

Juan Guaido, Venezuela’s opposition leader, rallied supporters in Miami on Saturday and met with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, who’s played a key role in shaping U.S. policy on the South American country.
Hong Kong Under ‘De Facto Curfew’ as Subway Stations Shut Early

Hong Kong Under ‘De Facto Curfew’ as Subway Stations Shut Early

Hong Kong’s subway system has closed early for more than a week, effectively cutting off the main mode of transportation for millions of residents. Many are now wondering how long it will last.
Republicans Fear ‘Extinction in the Suburbs’ Over Gun Control

Republicans Fear ‘Extinction in the Suburbs’ Over Gun Control

After two gruesome mass shootings in a 24-hour span, some Republicans are raising alarms that their opposition to new firearm limits is making the party toxic to the suburban women and college
Congress Reaches Deal on Disaster Relief After Six-Month Fight

Congress Reaches Deal on Disaster Relief After Six-Month Fight

Lawmakers said that they agreed to a $19.1 billion disaster-aid bill after months of disagreement and that President Donald Trump said he will sign it.
Questions Raised Over Florida Cabinet Meeting in Israel

Questions Raised Over Florida Cabinet Meeting in Israel

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is going to Israel with a large contingent of business leaders — not surprisingly, especially as the GOP woos Jewish voters ahead of the 2020 presidential
Promoting Voter ID Laws, Trump Says Identification Needed to Buy Groceries

Promoting Voter ID Laws, Trump Says Identification Needed to Buy Groceries

"If you go out and you want to buy groceries, you need a picture on a card, you need ID," Trump said at the event at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. "You go out and you want to buy anything,
Charles Koch Says Trump Tariffs Could Trigger U.S. Recession

Charles Koch Says Trump Tariffs Could Trigger U.S. Recession

Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch, who leads a powerful policy and political network, said Sunday he worries President Donald Trump’s actions on trade and tariffs put the booming U.S. economy at
Koch Network Says Trump Trade Moves Causing Long-Term Damage

Koch Network Says Trump Trade Moves Causing Long-Term Damage

The conservative political network led by billionaire Charles Koch opened a conference in Colorado with sharp criticism of President Donald Trump’s trade policies and leadership style, as it sought to
Koch Network Contemplates Era When Neither Brother Leads the Fight

Koch Network Contemplates Era When Neither Brother Leads the Fight

As billionaire Charles Koch spoke earlier this year to donors who back the conservative political empire he built with his brother, someone alerted him that an audience member had just turned 90.
Trump-State Senate Democrats Hold Cash Advantage

Trump-State Senate Democrats Hold Cash Advantage

Democratic incumbents facing this year’s toughest U.S. Senate re-election battles have built a major cash advantage entering the peak campaign-spending period before November’s elections.
Republicans Boost Odds of Keeping Senate Control

Republicans Boost Odds of Keeping Senate Control

Republicans are maintaining an edge over Democrats in their quest to keep control of the U.S. Senate in November’s election.
A Record Number of Women Are Running for Governor in 2018

A Record Number of Women Are Running for Governor in 2018

As many as 77 are expected to run, in almost all of the 36 states with a race this year, more than double the record set in 1994. Nearly two-thirds are Democrats.
Trump-State Democrats Outpace GOP in Fundraising for Senate

Trump-State Democrats Outpace GOP in Fundraising for Senate

Senate Democrats in this year’s toughest re-election races raised more than twice as much as their Republican opponents during the first quarter of 2018, while the GOP burned resources on primary
U.S. Floats Ban on Bump Stocks That Mimic Automatic Firearms

U.S. Floats Ban on Bump Stocks That Mimic Automatic Firearms

The Department of Justice has proposed a ban on “bump stocks,” devices that modify semiautomatic rifles to allow them to be fired more rapidly, making good on a promise by President Donald Trump after
NRA Sues Florida Over Ban on Gun Sales to Under-21 Year-Olds

NRA Sues Florida Over Ban on Gun Sales to Under-21 Year-Olds

The National Rifle Association sued Florida over legislation that bars people under 21 years old from buying firearms.
Florida Governor Signs Gun Restrictions Three Weeks After Attack

Florida Governor Signs Gun Restrictions Three Weeks After Attack

Florida Governor Rick Scott on Friday signed a $400 million school safety bill in response to the tragedy that killed 17 people at a high school.
What to Expect in the U.S. Gun Debate — This Time

What to Expect in the U.S. Gun Debate — This Time

Even President Donald Trump and some of his Republican allies say they are open to considering some changes.
Trump Vows to Take On NRA, Boasts of Willingness to Rush Shooter

Trump Vows to Take On NRA, Boasts of Willingness to Rush Shooter

President Donald Trump said Monday that he’s willing to take on the National Rifle Association though he doubts they will resist his response to the high school massacre that killed 17 people in