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Coronavirus upends the battle for the House

In a recent memo sent to House Republicans, Tom Emmer, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, accused Democrats of politicizing the novel coronavirus and warned his caucus not to do the same. “You should not fundraise off coronavirus directly as the Democrats have done,” the Minnesota representative wrote. “Be sensitive that your donors may […]

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Battle over impeachment witnesses escalates

But Senate Republicans, led by Sens. John Cornyn of Texas and David Perdue of Georgia, countered that the House managers should proceed with the evidence they used to impeach Trump in the House. And Republicans echoed the White House line that the House impeachment hearings violated Trump’s right to due process, despite the fact that […]

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WWII allies, ex-enemy Germany mark 75th Battle of the Bulge

Allies and former enemy Germany together marked the 75th anniversary of one of the most important battles in World War II By RAF CASERT and MARK CARLSON Associated Press December 16, 2019, 11:36 AM 4 min read BASTOGNE, Belgium — Side by side, the Allies and former enemy Germany together marked the 75th anniversary of […]

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How The Battle On Campus Unfolded

HONG KONG — May peered down into the dark hole. The glow of her friends’ headlamps revealed a hint of filthy gray water, but not all the shit or cockroaches swimming within. Beneath May’s feet was Hong Kong’s labyrinth system of drainage and sewer pipes — and her best chance to escape the university campus […]

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Azar, Verma battle for Trump’s favor amid White House showdown

“There’s a lot of guys on the sixth floor” of HHS headquarters, where Azar and his senior staff sit, said one former official, adding that Verma long resented “the boys club” at the health department — “especially the boys club who told her what to do.” Verma and her team sit on the third floor. […]

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Ex-premier wages a new political — and personal — battle

Brian Peckford, the former premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, now lives on Vancouver Island. Handout He was premier of Newfoundland from 1979 to 1989. Now, as a B.C. resident, Brian Peckford is still game for a political fight. Today he’s taking on Ottawa and Victoria, saying they need to do more to end the shortage […]

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