Politics

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Hospitalized George H.W. Bush gets ‘big morale boost’ from George W. Bush

George H.W. Bush may be recovering from a mild case of pneumonia in a Houston hospital, but it hasn’t dampened his affinity for sharing personal moments on social media. The former president, 92, tweeted a photo [...]

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Hillary Clinton campaign biographer: Here’s where she went wrong

The co-author of a new book detailing Hillary Clinton’s loss in the 2016 presidential election says the Democratic candidate and her top aides could see the wave of populism building in places like Britain, but refused [...]

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5 takeaways from Jon Ossoff’s showing in the Georgia special election

ATLANTA — To no one’s real surprise, President Trump and Jon Ossoff came to different conclusions regarding the final results of Tuesday’s special election in Georgia. On balance, however, Ossoff may have more to brag about [...]

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Colorado’s Governor John Hickenlooper warily learns to live with pot

When the people of Colorado voted in 2012 to legalize recreational marijuana, they instantly transformed their governor, John Hickenlooper, into America’s most reluctant pot pioneer. Citing various risks, the rangy Democrat warned Coloradans not to “break [...]

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Gary Cohn, the not-so-secret Democrat in Trump’s White House, is gaining influence — and critics

WASHINGTON — After weeks of infighting in the Trump White House, one adviser whose stock is clearly rising is the relatively little-known director of the National Economic Council, Gary Cohn — a registered Democrat who is [...]

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Trump takes on outsourcing with new executive order

President Trump plans to sign an executive order on Tuesday meant to rein in abuses in a visa program that lets some companies replace American workers with foreign ones. The order would target so-called H-1B visas, [...]

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North Korea is not Syria: Why the US cannot attack Pyongyang

US President Donald Trump is unlikely to launch an attack against North Korea, despite the rogue nation doing its best to provoke its neighbours with missile tests – even failed ones. The South China Morning Post [...]

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How Republicans and Democrats in Congress are joining forces to defeat Sessions’ war on weed

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Lisa Murkowski. (Photo illustration: Yahoo News; photos: Zach Gibson/Getty Images, Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call, Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images, Manuel [...]