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Elizabeth Warren
| December 14th, 2019  12:56 AM
Iowa Democrats worry 'Medicare for All' hurts key industry
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kim Motl doesn’t work in the health insurance industry. But her friends and neighbors do. So when she saw Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Motl pressed the Democratic presidential candidate about her “Medicare for All” plan, which would replace private insurance with a government-run system. …
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Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records
Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records
December 14th, 2019  12:17 AM

A case involving President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private is going before the Supreme Court

Swarovski crystals, $900 cabernet and a Buttigieg fundraiser
Swarovski crystals, $900 cabernet and a Buttigieg fundraiser
December 13th, 2019  7:10 PM

Pete Buttigieg's liberal opponents for the Democratic presidential nomination are accusing him of being beholden to big-money donors, but Buttigieg is undeterred

Bernie Sanders
Democrats threaten to boycott next debate over labor dispute
December 13th, 2019  5:48 PM

All seven Democratic presidential candidates who qualified for next week's debate are threatening to skip the event if an ongoing labor dispute forces them to cross picket lines on the campus hosting it

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Democrats threaten mass boycott of debate over labor dispute
December 13th, 2019  3:39 PM

All the Democratic presidential candidates slated to participate in next week's debate are threatening to skip the event if an ongoing labor dispute forces them to cross picket lines on the campus hosting it

Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority
Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority
December 13th, 2019  1:41 PM

Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledges to heal Britain's divisions over Brexit after his gamble on early election rewarded him with a commanding majority in Parliament

AP FACT CHECK: Bloomberg says he's killing coal. He's not
AP FACT CHECK: Bloomberg says he's killing coal. He's not
December 13th, 2019  1:28 PM

Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg is taking a huge amount of credit for the decline of the coal industry

The Latest: UK's Conservatives end up with majority of 80
The Latest: UK's Conservatives end up with majority of 80
December 13th, 2019  12:12 PM

The community of St. Ives in southwest England has formally brought an end to the British general election and it was another victory for the Conservative Party

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The Latest: Johnson urges 'healing' after big election win
December 13th, 2019  11:04 AM

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered an olive branch to Britons who want to remain in the European Union, saying he will respect their “warm feelings” and build a “new partnership” with the bloc as “friends and sovereign equals

Michael Bloomberg
Bloomberg plan to reduce carbon emissions by 50% in 10 years
December 13th, 2019  10:40 AM

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has released a plan to eliminate all coal power plants and slow the expansion of the natural gas sector

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The Latest: EU's Barnier welcomes 'clarity' over Brexit
December 13th, 2019  9:59 AM

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator says the British election result has resulted in much-needed “clarity” over the country's departure from the bloc

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The Latest: Merkel voices leaders' relief at clear UK vote
December 13th, 2019  8:10 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says many European leaders were glad to see a clear election result in Britain

UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority
UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority
December 13th, 2019  7:38 AM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a sweeping majority of seats in the House of Commons

Pound and stocks jump on UK election, talk of US-China deal
Pound and stocks jump on UK election, talk of US-China deal
December 13th, 2019  6:54 AM

The British pound and stock markets have  surged after the U.K.'s Conservative Party claimed a big win in the country's election

Key takeaways from Boris Johnson's sweeping election victory
Key takeaways from Boris Johnson's sweeping election victory
December 13th, 2019  6:44 AM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has led his Conservative Party to a landslide victory in the general election that was dominated by Brexit

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The Latest: European social democrats lament Labour defeat
December 13th, 2019  5:00 AM

Prominent European center-left politicians are lamenting the opposition Labour Party’s heavy defeat in the British election, with one suggesting that its ambiguous stance on Brexit was to blame

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The Latest: EU ready to discuss 'close' future with UK
December 13th, 2019  3:35 AM

EU leaders are gathering to discuss Britain's departure from the bloc amid some relief that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has a clear majority in Parliament to drive his Brexit divorce deal through

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The Latest: Jubilant Johnson says Brexit will of the people
December 13th, 2019  2:41 AM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the largest Conservative majority since the 1980s shows that getting Brexit done has now proved to be the will of the British people

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The Latest: UK Liberal Democrats chief Swinson steps down
December 13th, 2019  2:03 AM

The leader of Britain’s centrist Liberal Democrats has stepped down after losing her own seat on a disappointing election night for the party

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The Latest: Trump congratulates Johnson on landslide UK win
December 13th, 2019  1:49 AM

The American president has taken to Twitter to congratulate British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on “his great WIN” in the U.K.'s general election

The Latest: UK vote a disaster for left-wing Labour Party
The Latest: UK vote a disaster for left-wing Labour Party
December 13th, 2019  1:05 AM

A veteran Labour Party firebrand has lost his seat in the British election, one of many Labour lawmakers ousted by a Conservative challenger in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s landslide victory

The Latest: UK election a disaster for Labour chief Corbyn
The Latest: UK election a disaster for Labour chief Corbyn
December 13th, 2019  12:39 AM

Britain's election was a flat-out disaster for left-wing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who faced calls for his resignation

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UK Conservatives secure historic Parliamentary majority
December 13th, 2019  12:30 AM

Britain's Conservative Party has secured a majority by winning 326 seats out of 650 in the House of Commons

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