Monday 22 January, 2018
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Category Archives: Politics
Raj Shah

A government shutdown seemed guaranteed late Friday after a short-term spending bill failed to advance due to opposition from Democrats and some Republicans. The bill to keep the government open through Feb. 16 collapsed just after 10 p.m....

By Howard Johnson on Jan 20th, 2018
Oprah Winfrey

President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump. “I’ll beat Oprah,” the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, “I don’t think she’s going...

By Howard Johnson on Jan 10th, 2018
U.S. sanctions North Korean missile

The United States announced sanctions on two North Korean officials behind their country’s ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer to mediate to ease tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. The new U.S....

By Steve Weichel on Dec 27th, 2017
Kim Jong-un and President Trump

US President Donald Trump has praised the UN Security Council for imposing tough new sanctions on North Korea in response to ballistic missile tests. In a tweet, Mr Trump said the vote proved the world “wants peace, not death”. The...

By Steve Weichel on Dec 23rd, 2017
Trump's Team Appears As Shaken Upon Mysterious Contact Between Trump & Putin

It appears as Trump’s Administration is shaken upon the mysterious contacts of President Donald Trump and Russian’s Officials. As this matter is getting hype day after day, few more allies of President Donald Trump disclosed about...

lectoral-college-trump-pence-kaine-clinton-cover-super-tease

None of the electors are constitutionally bound to follow the will of the people they represent, and so in this bizarre election (and post-election) season, an arcane system that was established at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 could...

Barak Obama

Obama held his last scheduled news conference of 2016 on Friday before heading off on a two-week family vacation in Hawaii. The session clocked in at an hour and 27 minutes, a record for the Obama presidency. The end-of-year meeting with reporters...

By Howard Johnson on Dec 17th, 2016
Sanders Says Clinton

Bernie Sanders has urged Democrats to put Hillary Clinton in the White House, in a speech to the party convention. The Vermont senator received a three-minute standing ovation when he took the stage in Philadelphia. “Hillary Clinton...

By Howard Johnson on Jul 26th, 2016
New Prime Minister Theresa

New Prime Minister Theresa May will continue to form her new government later – as she begins her first full day in Downing Street. Leading Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said he was “humbled” having been named new foreign...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 14th, 2016
David Cameron

David Cameron will chair his final cabinet meeting as prime minister later as Theresa May prepares to take over. Mrs May had been expecting a nine-week Conservative leadership race, but rival Andrea Leadsom withdrew on Monday. Mr Cameron will...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 12th, 2016