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Michael Mathes

Michael Mathes

    All eyes on Ohio special election as test of Trump
    All eyes on Ohio special election as test of Trump
    Tuesday's special congressional election in Ohio is the final direct face-off between Republicans and Democrats before the November mid-terms, and...
    Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms
    Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms
    Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of...
    Trump claims victory on travel ban, but border crackdown on hold
    Trump claims victory on travel ban, but border crackdown on hold
    The US Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations, but the president's "zero...
    Trump doubles down on family separations, cuddles flag
    Trump doubles down on family separations, cuddles flag
    On Tuesday, a defiant US President Donald Trump doubled down on his administration's controversial policy that leads to separating migrant children...
    Trump opposes Senate candidate who's 'Trumpier than Trump'
    Trump opposes Senate candidate who's 'Trumpier than Trump'
    West Virginia Republican voters will decide Tuesday if they want an ex-con coal baron as their US senator, even though President Donald Trump...
    Contrite Zuckerberg says Facebook in 'arms race' with Russia
    Contrite Zuckerberg says Facebook in 'arms race' with Russia
    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg accepted personal responsibility Tuesday for the leak of data on tens of millions of its users, while warning of an...
    Congressional race on Trump's turf serves as national barometer
    Congressional race on Trump's turf serves as national barometer
    In a Pennsylvania district Donald Trump swept in 2016, the unfathomable has become the possible: a Democrat could win Tuesday's special election,...
    Trump presses EU on trade barriers in tit-for-tat
    Trump presses EU on trade barriers in tit-for-tat
    President Donald Trump renewed his demand Saturday that the European Union halts its trade barriers to US products in order to spare his allies new...
    US government workers home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on
    US government workers home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on
    Hundreds of thousands of US federal employees were staying home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a...
    Trump celebrates a year of his presidency with a government shutdown
    Trump celebrates a year of his presidency with a government shutdown
    US lawmakers will launch a last-ditch bid Sunday to end a budget impasse before hundreds of thousands of federal workers are forced to start the...
    White House rejects Trump accusers' demand for Congress probe
    White House rejects Trump accusers' demand for Congress probe
    The White House on Monday rejected calls for a congressional investigation of claims Donald Trump sexually harassed women, saying the American...
    Democratic election sweep is lousy anniversary gift for Trump
    Democratic election sweep is lousy anniversary gift for Trump
    US President Donald Trump suffered a triple defeat as Democrats won high-profile state and mayoral elections to underscore his unpopularity on...