Two U.S. Senate resolutions last week have resulted in a ball of confusion, one that tries to distance the U.S,
From left, Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Mike Lee, R-Utah, arrive for a news conference in the
Because there is no current parliamentary majority in support of a no-deal Brexit, there is an unearned sense of security
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The existence of a “bias response team” has made some students hesitant to speak about abortion, identity politics, and immigration.
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Thanks to NRI, I’ve been all over the Mueller probe, the congressional investigations, & the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the
Michael Isikoff, one of the biggest proponents of the Russia-gate story now says that Robert Mueller’s investigation is “not where
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(free from Flckr) Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz) announced Friday he will resign from his post at the end of year.
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The defendants convicted yesterday participated in a massive yet brutally efficient criminal enterprise that trafficked hundreds of vulnerable Thai women for sexual exploitation and used sophisticated money laundering techniques to conceal and sustain itself,
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Brown, 66, became just the fifth Ohio senator since the popular election of senators began in 1914 to achieve a
In his efforts to uncover the Iran-Contra plot and the machinations surrounding Russia-gate, Bob Parry was in the forefront of
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A “dark money” measure introduced by Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) narrowly passed the Senate Dec. 12.
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The day after Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office as Mexico’s president on Dec. 1, his foreign minister flew to Washington to propose a $20 billion development plan to make Central America a place for people to stay rather than flee.
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He sent his finance minister at the time, Giannis Varoufakis, who is now working with Sen. Bernie Sanders to form an international progressive movement, to Berlin and London to hold the Greek position as forcefully as possible. Varoufakis did as he was asked. He made it clear that Syriza was willing to leave the European Union and default on its loans to defend Greek citizens from hardship. His comments rattled foreign exchange markets and weakened the euro against the dollar.