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Michael Mathes

Michael Mathes

    Trumps delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown ends
    Trumps delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown ends
    United States president Donald Trump backed down late on Wednesday in a spat with Democrats over his State of the Union address, agreeing to delay...
    Nancy Pelosi: Former US House speaker set to reclaim gavel
    Nancy Pelosi: Former US House speaker set to reclaim gavel
    Nancy Pelosi is once again Washington's most powerful woman, poised to reclaim the US House speaker's gavel Thursday as opponent-in-chief to an...
    US govt lurches to shutdown as Trump, Democrats spar over wall
    US govt lurches to shutdown as Trump, Democrats spar over wall
    Donald Trump and congressional Democrats stood at stark odds Thursday as the president balked at a spending stopgap that contains no border wall...
    Democrats nominate Pelosi to reclaim US House speaker role
    Democrats nominate Pelosi to reclaim US House speaker role
    Nancy Pelosi, the highest-ranking woman in the history of US politics, was re-elected Wednesday to lead congressional Democrats, a major step on...
    Republican wins Mississippi's racially-charged Senate runoff
    Republican wins Mississippi's racially-charged Senate runoff
    A Mississippi Republican who drew scorn for making racially insensitive comments managed to hold her US Senate seat Tuesday in the final race of...
    US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections
    US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections
    Immigration, health care, jobs. The extraordinary US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic...
    US Senate confirms Kavanaugh to Supreme Court after divisive fight
    US Senate confirms Kavanaugh to Supreme Court after divisive fight
    The US Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday in the closest such vote in more than a century,...
    Kavanaugh poised for confirmation to US Supreme Court
    Kavanaugh poised for confirmation to US Supreme Court
    The US Senate is expected to confirm conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice on Saturday — offering President...
    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...