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June 20, 2017 11:39 AM The Daily 202: Most Republicans in the Georgia special election are willing to give Trumpcare a chance

CHAMBLEE, Ga.—Obamacare has been front and center in Republican campaign commercials for the past four election cycles, but it’s been absent from the airwaves ahead of today’s special election in Georgia’s Sixth District. Most of the GOP spots have focused on national security. A relentless barrage of attacks ads sought to define Democratic candidate 205

June 13, 2017 1:01 PM The Daily 202: Leftward lurch in Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the transformation of Virginia

THE BIG IDEA: Today’s Democratic primary for Virginia governor between Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and former congressman Tom Perriello can be viewed through many lenses: establishment vs. insurgent, outsider vs. insider, radical vs. incremental, patrician vs. progressive, neo-populist vs. practiced pragmatist. Some pundits frame the race as some sort of proxy 168

June 13, 2017 11:31 AM Virginia primary election: And now, Va. voters make their picks in test of post-Trump politics

Virginians began voting Tuesday to select candidates for this fall’s election of governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and every seat in the House of Delegates, as well as other local offices. The nation is watching what otherwise would be a sleepy primary, with Virginia serving as a political laboratory for how the parties handle the deep divisions 48

June 12, 2017 3:53 PM The Daily 202: 40 questions for Jeff Sessions

THE BIG IDEA: Jeff Sessions will testify in open session Tuesday afternoon before the Senate Intelligence Committee. It will be his first public appearance on the Hill since Jan. 10, when he falsely said at his confirmation hearing: “I did not have communications with the Russians.” James Comey’s testimony last week raised a host of news questions about 344

June 12, 2017 2:58 PM Subsea pipelines offer shelter to important commercial fish species in Australia

"The pipelines provide an otherwise rare hard surface on which marine organisms can grow, creating a pipeline-based ecosystem," said marine ecologist Dianne McLean. June 12 (UPI) -- For conservationists and environmentalists, pipelines and the oil they carry are mostly viewed as a threat to ecological health. But new research suggests they serve as a safe haven 182

May 8, 2017 10:17 AM Gazprom starts construction of Turkish gas pipeline

Russian energy company said parts of the new transit artery to Europe will be finished by 2019. May 8 (UPI) -- With construction of a pipeline through Turkey under way, regional customers can expect a more reliable natural gas option in two years, Russia's Gazprom said. Russian energy company Gazprom said construction of a pipeline known variably as TurkStream 59

May 2, 2017 9:36 AM What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

BANGKOK — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other, barely past his first 100 days as leader of the free world 96

April 30, 2017 6:55 PM ‘It can’t just be a march. It has to be a movement.’ What’s next for climate activists?

“Okay, so what’s next?” said Gene Karpinski, president of the League of Conservation Voters, on Sunday morning as he looked out at the nearly 100 women gathered inside a meeting room at Union Station. Less than 24 hours earlier, they had joined tens of thousands of demonstrators on a sweltering day in the nation’s capital for the latest mass protest 79

April 30, 2017 2:06 AM Climate March Draws Thousands of Protesters Alarmed by Trump’s Environmental Agenda

His administration has gone on to begin rolling back his predecessor’s most ambitious environmental measures, renewing fears that government inaction will send the world headlong into an era of rising seas and violent weather. “I want to make a statement. I’m showing my daughters we can believe in something and express what we believe in,” said Scott 90

April 28, 2017 10:45 PM Trump's directive on offshore drilling will face solid resistance in California

President Trump painted a golden future of “great wealth” and “great jobs” powered by oil pumped from the ocean floor as he signed an executive order on Friday to consider new offshore drilling around the country. But his efforts could splash harmlessly against the hardened barricades that California has been fortifying for decades with regulation and legislation 74