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What to Expect From the Impeachment Inquiry Hearings17m What to Expect From the Impeachment Inquiry Hearings
Trump administration officials will testify about the president’s Ukraine call and efforts to pressure the country to announce investigations into his rivals.
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48m General election 2019: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn to face off in TV debate
It comes after the Lib Dems and SNP lost their legal challenge to be included in the ITV programme.
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Green Party unveils £100bn a year plan to tackle climate change52m Green Party unveils £100bn a year plan to tackle climate change
The Green Party of England and Wales have unveiled plans to invest £100bn a year in climate action as they launched their general election manifesto.
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As Climate Risk Grows, Cities Test a Tough Strategy: Saying ‘No’ to Developers1h 9m As Climate Risk Grows, Cities Test a Tough Strategy: Saying ‘No’ to Developers
A fight in Virginia Beach demonstrates the hard choices cities face when the pressure for new homes collides with the rising toll of natural disasters.
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1h 9m Older Whites, Younger Latinos: One City’s Changes Mirror the Nation’s
What the new demographics of America look like up close.
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How Democrats Would Tax High-Income Professionals (Not Just the Mega-Rich)1h 9m How Democrats Would Tax High-Income Professionals (Not Just the Mega-Rich)
Moody’s data shows that higher taxes would be paid disproportionately in Democratic-leaning states.
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2h Impeachment inquiry enters most crucial stage with top witnesses on deck
Democrats who want to oust President Donald Trump and Republicans battling to save him are braced for the most momentous phase yet in the battle of impeachment that is rocking Washington.
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2h General Election 2019: Greens to pledge zero carbon by 2030 in manifesto
The party wants to spend £100bn a year on tackling climate change - and calls for a new EU referendum.
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2h General election 2019: Green pledge to decarbonise by 2030
Green Party Co-Leader Jonathan Bartley says his party will look at decarbonising "every sector" of the economy to "transform" the UK by 2030.
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Ex-Envoy to Testify He Didn’t Know Ukraine Aid Was Tied to Investigations5h Updated Ex-Envoy to Testify He Didn’t Know Ukraine Aid Was Tied to Investigations
Kurt D. Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, will modify his testimony in the impeachment inquiry, saying he was kept out of the loop at key moments of President Trump’s pressure campaign.
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How Not to Plot Secret Foreign Policy: On a Cellphone and WhatsApp6h Updated How Not to Plot Secret Foreign Policy: On a Cellphone and WhatsApp
American officials expressed wonderment that Rudolph W. Giuliani was running his “irregular channel” of diplomacy over open cell lines and communications apps penetrated by the Russians.
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Dennis Tyler, Mayor of Muncie, Ind., Indicted on Theft of Government Funds6h Updated Dennis Tyler, Mayor of Muncie, Ind., Indicted on Theft of Government Funds
Mr. Tyler, whose administration has been under investigation for corruption allegations for years, was taken into custody at his home on Monday.
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Abortion Is New Litmus Test for Democratic Attorneys General Group7h Updated Abortion Is New Litmus Test for Democratic Attorneys General Group
To win financial backing from Democratic Attorneys General Association, candidates will be required to publicly state their support of abortion rights.
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Ex-Envoy to Tell Impeachment Inquiry He Was Unaware of Trump Ukraine Pressure7h Updated Ex-Envoy to Tell Impeachment Inquiry He Was Unaware of Trump Ukraine Pressure
Kurt D. Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, will modify his testimony, saying he was kept out of the loop at key moments of President Trump’s Ukraine pressure campaign.
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8h The Point: Is Joe Biden actually underrated now?
It's popular -- particularly on Twitter! -- to blast former Vice President Joe Biden and declare his presidential hopes dead. And given his poor fundraising through the end of September and his, uh, middling debate performances, there are some real facts behind that perception.
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8h GOP senators downplay developments in impeachment inquiry
Several Republican senators said Monday they had not seen anything "new" that changed their stance on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and there wasn't anything impeachable in the President's behavior, despite dramatic testimony by senior State Department officials and other Trump administration aides over the past few days.
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Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller8h Updated Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller
As part of the Russia inquiry, President Trump had given written answers to questions from Robert S. Mueller III.
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8h The Point: Here comes ... Joe Biden?!?!?
It's popular -- particularly on Twitter! -- to blast former Vice President Joe Biden and declare his presidential hopes dead. And given his poor fundraising through the end of September and his, uh, middling debate performances, there are some real facts behind that perception.
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9h Updated House impeachment investigators release two more transcripts of State Department officials
House impeachment investigators on Monday released the transcripts of senior State Department official David Hale and David Holmes, the US diplomat in Ukraine who overheard President Donald Trump's phone conversation with US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland.
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9h General election 2019: Income tax rise will boost NHS budget - Lib Dems
The penny rise would allow it to match Labour's NHS front-line spending plans, the party says.
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9h Five things to watch for in the next round of public impeachment hearings
Nine new witnesses in the impeachment inquiry are scheduled to give public testimony in the coming days, the second week of highly anticipated open hearings.
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Buttigieg Campaign Used Stock Photo of Kenyan Woman to Illustrate Plan for Black America9h Updated Buttigieg Campaign Used Stock Photo of Kenyan Woman to Illustrate Plan for Black America
The campaign said the photo, displayed on a webpage touting the candidate’s anti-racism plan, was posted by a contractor who didn’t know where it was taken.
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10h Updated Senior State Department official accused of padding resume resigns
A senior State Department official who appeared to have extravagantly padded her resume and to have touted a fake TIME Magazine cover to bolster her standing has resigned, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
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The White Nationalist Websites Cited by Stephen Miller10h Updated The White Nationalist Websites Cited by Stephen Miller
Newly released emails show President Trump’s chief immigration adviser was a young Senate aide who promoted his anti-immigrant views by referring to the sites.
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10h Election 2019: Party leaders make their boardroom pitch
At a business conference in London, the PM announced a halt to corporation tax cuts, while the Lib Dems accused Labour of being "stuck in the 1970s".
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10h General Election 2019: Greens to pledge zero by carbon by 2030 in manifesto
The party wants to spend £100bn a year on tackling climate change - and calls for a new EU referendum.
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10h Members expect contentious fight over whistleblower when Vindman testifies
Lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee are bracing for a contentious flareup Tuesday when Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testifies because Republicans could ask him about his conversations after President Donald Trump's infamous July phone call with the Ukrainian President.
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Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Keeps World Guessing10h Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Keeps World Guessing
The president’s unpredictability and demands of China are complicating an end to the long-running dispute, experts say.
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In Shift, U.S. Says Israeli Settlements in West Bank Do Not Violate International Law10h Updated In Shift, U.S. Says Israeli Settlements in West Bank Do Not Violate International Law
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the reversal of decades of American policy that may doom any peace efforts.
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10h Impeachment Briefing: The Week Ahead
Here’s what to expect from three days of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry.
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10h Watchdog says lack of permanent Homeland Security leadership made department issues worse
Changes and vacancies in the top ranks of the Department of Homeland Security has made it harder to hire new employees and keep ones already on staff at the department, according to a new inspector general report.
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Barack Obama Can’t Be Bothered11h Barack Obama Can’t Be Bothered
He feels liberated to weigh in on 2020 despite the online backlash, people close to him say.
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11h Updated DOJ inspector general scheduled to testify about Russia report
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 11 to discuss the findings of his report into the opening of the Russia investigation, Chairman Lindsey Graham announced Monday.
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11h Analysis: Michael Bloomberg and the tradition of expecting black forgiveness
It's a prevailing assumption: Black Americans will reliably forgive.
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Barr Bridges the Reagan Revolution and Trump on Executive Power11h Barr Bridges the Reagan Revolution and Trump on Executive Power
The attorney general wrapped his maximalist vision of executive power around an embattled president.
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11h Updated Pompeo declines to defend diplomats attacked by Trump
In his first briefing since the start of public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined to defend State Department officials who have been attacked by President Donald Trump.
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12h Tory candidate for Aberdeen North dropped over anti-Semitic comments
Ryan Houghton has been suspended by the party over blog posts he made seven years ago.
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I.R.S. Whistle-Blower Met With Senate Staff Members12h I.R.S. Whistle-Blower Met With Senate Staff Members
The whistle-blower had filed a complaint accusing Treasury Department officials of improperly interfering with the handling of President Trump’s tax returns.
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12h General election 2019: Labour pledges £4.5m to tackle wildlife crime
The party says it will hire 82 new officers to focus on crimes like fox hunting and hare coursing.
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12h Updated Pompeo announces reversal of longstanding US policy on Israeli settlements
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced a major reversal of the US' longstanding policy on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, rejecting a 1978 State Department legal opinion that deemed the settlements "inconsistent with international law."
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Impeachment Inquiry Calls Aide Who Overheard Trump Asking for Ukraine Investigations12h Updated Impeachment Inquiry Calls Aide Who Overheard Trump Asking for Ukraine Investigations
David Holmes, a top aide in the United States Embassy in Ukraine who overheard President Trump talking about the investigations he wanted the country to start, is scheduled to testify on Thursday.
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Johnson challenges Corbyn ahead of first TV debate12h Johnson challenges Corbyn ahead of first TV debate
Boris Johnson has issued a Brexit challenge to Jeremy Corbyn ahead of their first head-to-head TV debate of the election campaign.
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House Republicans Want Ukraine Information From a Republican Senator13h Updated House Republicans Want Ukraine Information From a Republican Senator
Ron Johnson traveled to Ukraine as part of a delegation attending the president’s inauguration in 2019 and has repeatedly found himself drawn into the impeachment inquiry.
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13h Updated Trump administration knew in May Zelensky felt pressured to investigate Bidens
US administration officials knew as early as May 2019 that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky felt pressure from President Donald Trump's allies to conduct investigations that were politically useful to the American president.
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13h New polls show Biden leading in South Carolina
Former Vice President Joe Biden tops the Democratic primary field in the early voting state of South Carolina, according to new polls from Quinnipiac University and the University of North Florida.
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Justice Dept. Could Widen Its Scrutiny of Tech Companies, Official Says13h Updated Justice Dept. Could Widen Its Scrutiny of Tech Companies, Official Says
Law enforcement officials could potentially challenge Google, Facebook and others on fronts beyond potential antitrust violations.
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Israel’s West Bank Settlements Do Not Violate International Law, U.S. Says13h Updated Israel’s West Bank Settlements Do Not Violate International Law, U.S. Says
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the shift, which may doom any peace efforts, on Monday afternoon.
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14h Democratic attorneys general group will only endorse candidates supporting abortion rights
The group for state Democratic attorneys general issued a warning to potential candidates on Monday -- back abortion rights, or we won't back you.
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14h Updated House Republicans ask GOP senator for info on Ukraine
House Republicans are asking a Republican senator who spoke to President Donald Trump and the US Ambassador to the European Union about the freezing of US security aid to Ukraine to provide information relevant to the Democrats' impeachment inquiry.
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Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Has Few Entertained14h Updated Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Has Few Entertained
The president’s unpredictability and ongoing demands of China are complicating an end to the long-running dispute, experts say.
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U.S. Drone Strikes Stymie ISIS in Southern Libya14h Updated U.S. Drone Strikes Stymie ISIS in Southern Libya
Several recent military airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in southern Libya have seriously disrupted the terrorist group’s efforts to reorganize and carry out strikes there.
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F.B.I. Arrests Dennis Tyler, Mayor of Muncie, Indiana14h Updated F.B.I. Arrests Dennis Tyler, Mayor of Muncie, Indiana
Mr. Tyler, whose administration has been under investigation for corruption allegations for years, was taken into custody at his home on Monday.
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15h Updated House willing to delay getting Trump tax documents
President Donald Trump's financial documents are unlikely to be released to the House on Wednesday, after the House told the Supreme Court that it would endorse a 10-day delay to give the justices more time to consider legal arguments.
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15h Gold Star father Khizr Khan endorses Joe Biden, plans to campaign for him
Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who offered a scathing rebuke of Donald Trump at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, endorsed Joe Biden's presidential bid on Monday.
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How Moderates Are Seizing the Moment in the Democratic Primary15h Updated How Moderates Are Seizing the Moment in the Democratic Primary
New entrants into the race. A nod from Barack Obama. Centrist victories in governor’s contests. Moderates sense a favorable shift.
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Trump Went for a Medical Checkup That Was Not on His Public Schedule16h Updated Trump Went for a Medical Checkup That Was Not on His Public Schedule
The White House said that the president wanted to get a head start on portions of his annual physical exam and that he was in good health.
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230 Years and Zero Presidents: Why Mayors Haven’t Jumped Straight to the White House16h Updated 230 Years and Zero Presidents: Why Mayors Haven’t Jumped Straight to the White House
A cultural suspicion about big cities seems to be part of the problem, but that attitude might be changing.
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Chief Justice Gives Trump Temporary Reprieve in Financial Records Case16h Chief Justice Gives Trump Temporary Reprieve in Financial Records Case
John Roberts blocked an appeals court ruling requiring disclosure of the records while the Supreme Court considers how to proceed.
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16h Trump to award outspoken supporter Jon Voight with National Medal of Arts
President Donald Trump will award the National Medal of Arts to Jon Voight, an Oscar winner and outspoken Trump supporter, the White House announced Sunday.
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16h Fed chair meets with Trump at the White House
President Donald Trump held an unannounced meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at the White House residence on Monday, the first such meeting between the President and the nation's top monetary policymaker since an informal dinner last February.
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17h Updated House investigating whether Trump lied to Mueller
The House of Representatives is now investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller in written answers he provided in the Russia investigation, the House's general counsel said in federal court Monday.
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Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Has No One Entertained17h Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Has No One Entertained
The president’s unpredictability and ongoing demands of China are complicating an end to the long-running dispute, experts say.
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‘No One Believes Anything’: Voters Worn Out by a Fog of Political News17h Updated ‘No One Believes Anything’: Voters Worn Out by a Fog of Political News
Paying attention to the impeachment inquiry and other developments means having to figure out what is true, false or spin. Many Americans are throwing up their hands and tuning it all out.
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17h Updated General election 2019: Lib Dems and SNP lose ITV debate legal challenge
The parties took the channel to court after their leaders were left out its head-to-head debate.
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John Bercow to join Sky News for election night coverage17h John Bercow to join Sky News for election night coverage
John Bercow will be the special guest on Sky News' election night programme.
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17h Melania Trump reiterates support for reducing e-cigarette use in children
Melania Trump remains committed to preventing children from using e-cigarettes, the first lady's office says, even as President Donald Trump is reportedly putting political considerations ahead of his previously announced plan to ban the flavored e-cigarettes that appeal to children.
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18h Updated General election 2019: PM puts corporation tax cuts on hold to help fund NHS
Boris Johnson says public services will benefit as planned corporation tax cuts are put on hold.
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18h Updated Trump attacks another witness as his impeachment defense faces new tests
President Donald Trump's impeachment angst led him to fire off a new attack on a key witness and threatens to deepen in the frenetic week ahead with crucial testimony scheduled from officials caught in the middle of the Ukraine storm.
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18h Updated Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench after stomach bug
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the bench on Monday after missing a day at the court last week due to a stomach bug.
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The Democracy Doomsayers Consider 202019h Updated The Democracy Doomsayers Consider 2020
Comparative politics didn’t used to be a best-selling topic that got people booked on cable news. That was before Trump.
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President Trump Bet Big This Election Year. Here’s Why He Lost.19h Updated President Trump Bet Big This Election Year. Here’s Why He Lost.
In Louisiana and Kentucky, Mr. Trump’s political pleas appeared to energize Democrats and political moderates as much as his own base, sending turnout in cities and suburbs soaring.
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19h Jo Swinson: Lib Dems would scrap business rates
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson says the plan would "breathe new life" into high streets.
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19h Updated General election 2019: Lib Dems and SNP in court over TV debate exclusion
The Lib Dems and SNP say it is unfair to be excluded from Tuesday's ITV general election leaders debate.
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20h Updated General election 2019: PM puts corporation cuts on hold to help fund NHS
Boris Johnson says plans to cut corporation tax to 17% next year are to be put on hold.
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20h Updated 2020 Democrats lay out competing visions at key Nevada event
The contours of the Democratic primary were clear on Sunday night in Nevada, just days before the party's top 10 candidates headline a closely watched debate in Atlanta.
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21h Updated New York Times: Trump backs off flavor ban for e-cigarettes
President Donald Trump has backed away from a proposal to ban flavored e-cigarettes, according to a report from The New York Times.
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21h Prosecutors in Giuliani investigation interested in talking to Ukrainian energy company
Federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating Rudy Giuliani are seeking to interview people with knowledge of Ukraine's state-run oil-and-gas company, Naftogaz, according to two people familiar with the matter, suggesting investigators have opened a line of inquiry into whether Giuliani and his associates sought to secure energy deals by asserting influence on the company.
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22h Updated Pete Buttigieg surges to first place in Iowa, new poll shows
There is a new Democratic front-runner in Iowa, and his name is Pete Buttigieg.
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Johnson delays corporation tax cuts23h Johnson delays corporation tax cuts
Boris Johnson has pledged to postpone cuts to corporation tax, as he and Jeremy Corbyn both made their election pitch to business leaders.
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23h Members of both parties see impeachment as a political winner in 2020, new Iowa poll finds
As impeachment hearings play out on Capitol Hill, Iowans on both sides of the political spectrum see the inquiry as a boost to their party's chances of winning the general election next November, according to a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll.
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23h Votes at 16: Major electoral changes planned for Wales
Prisoners could also get the vote in the the biggest changes to Wales' electoral system in 50 years.
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24h Updated General election 2019: Leaders woo business with tax and apprenticeship vows
Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson will set out their positions on Brexit, tax and training.
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25h Updated General election 2019: When will TV debates take place?
The first UK TV debates between party leaders took place in 2010.
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