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October 30, 2018 10:28 AM German national coalition will remain despite regional losses: economy minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told a newspaper that the national ruling alliance would stick together despite Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partner suffering losses in a regional poll. “The grand coalition will hold together because the SPD, CDU and CSU would otherwise 67

October 28, 2018 7:18 PM Will Ferrell Goes Door-to-Door for Georgia Governor Hopeful Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams already has Hollywood in her corner in her bid to be Georgia's new governor -- and now she's got one of its leading men canvassing for her ... Mr. Will Ferrell. Will was on the ground this weekend, going door-to-door for Abrams' Democratic campaign and encouraging people to vote early. He was definitely in good spirits about it too -- flashing 111

October 24, 2018 8:29 PM Democrats Schumer, Pelosi say Trump has condoned violence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic leaders in Congress said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s call for unity after suspicious packages were sent to leading Democratic figures “ring hollow” because of his past statements that condone acts of violence. “Time and time again, the president has condoned physical violence and divided Americans 140

October 21, 2018 8:59 PM President Trump Calls Migrant Caravan a 'Disgrace to the Democratic Party'

President Trump called out the Democratic Party in relation to the migrant caravan making its way through Central America on Twitter on Sunday. “The Caravans are a disgrace to the Democrat Party. Change the immigration laws NOW!” the President tweeted. The President seemed to draw a connection between the Democratic Party and the group of an estimated 84

October 18, 2018 7:42 PM Multiple Kansas Republicans back Kris Kobach’s Democratic opponent

Two former Republican governors have backed Democrat Laura Kelly's gubernatorial bid over Republican nominee Kris Kobach. (Brian Hayes/The Wichita Eagle via AP) Multiple Republican leaders in Kansas have publicly backed Democrat Laura Kelly’s gubernatorial bid – a blow to controversial Republican Kris Kobach. Gov. Mike Hayden, who led Kansas from 1987 to 1991, was the latest 150

October 18, 2018 10:16 AM How Democrats hope to obtain Trump's tax returns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress could request President Donald Trump’s tax returns under a seldom-used 1924 law, which Democrats say they plan to invoke promptly if they win control of the House of Representatives or the Senate in the Nov. 6 elections. In a move that would set up a battle over one of Trump’s most closely guarded secrets, the newly 128

October 16, 2018 9:48 PM New Jersey Lawmakers to Investigate Sex-Assault Case

The inquiry will focus on how Gov. Phil Murphy’s team dealt with sexual-misconduct allegations against former aide New Jersey lawmakers will investigate how Gov. Phil Murphy’s transition team and administration handled a sexual-assault allegation against a former campaign staffer who was later given a state job, the state Senate president and Assembly 61

October 15, 2018 7:38 PM Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke try to rally Latino voters in Texas Senate race

His legal name is Robert Francis O’Rourke, but he goes by Beto, his nickname from his childhood growing up in El Paso, Texas – a border town that is one of the most Hispanic cities in America. A fluent Spanish-language speaker, he occasionally sprinkles the language in his speeches and talks about inclusion and representing everyone. “That means going 781

October 13, 2018 1:30 PM Sweden's Liberals say against Moderates and Christian Democrats government

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s Liberal Party will not back a government made up of center-right Alliance bloc members the Moderates and Christian Democrats, leader Jan Bjorklund wrote in Swedish daily Aftonbladet on Saturday. Moderates Leader Ulf Kristersson said on Friday that it was prepared to form a government without other parties in its bloc marking 63

October 13, 2018 1:48 AM Pennsylvania Republican candidate threatens to stomp on opponents face

(Reuters) - The Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania threatened to stomp on the face of his Democratic opponent in a social media video on Friday and then walked back his comments, saying he made a mistake in his choice of words. Republican Scott Wagner is trailing well behind incumbent Democrat Tom Wolf in the polls ahead of the Nov. 6 election 148