Congress to Vote on Stopgap Bill to Keep Government Open Why Trump Decided to Back Off Nafta Threat Trump Challenges North Korea in High-Stakes Game of Risk Next Tax Battle: Trump’s Bid to Ax a Favorite Blue State Deduction Seib Video: Three Things to Look Out for In Tax Reform Good morning. Congress is […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress is set to debate legislation that would extend until May 5 the deadline for a deal on federal spending through September and head off a feared government shutdown at midnight on Friday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Lawmakers are giving themselves a one-week extension on spending legislation to keep the lights on in government, after the White House backed off a threat to withhold payments that help lower-income Americans pay their medical bills. Continue reading ? The post Congress aims for Friday vote on bill to avoid government shutdown appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Paraguay's Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday rejected a proposed constitutional amendment allowing for presidential re-election, voting nearly four weeks after a secret Senate ballot to approve the measure set off … Click to Continue...
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote on May 18 to kick off a proceeding to “reverse the mistake” of the agency’s 2-year-old net neutrality rules, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said. The rulemaking proceeding would be the first...Show More Summary
Copyright Office could be split off from Librarian of Congress, an Obama appointee.
The Rent Guidelines Board [RGB], a nine-member body that votes annually on rent increases for close to one million rent-stabilized apartments across the city, recommended increases for one and two year leases on Tuesday, kicking off months of negotiations after two consecutive years of rent freezes. [ more › ]
Leading Off ? CA-22: Eight-term Republican Rep. Devin Nunes has always won his House races with at least 62 percent of the vote, but after Nunes' scandalous handling of his lead role in the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, he has turned himself into a boogeyman for Democrats nationwide. Show More Summary
On Sunday, French citizens went to the polls in the first stage of choosing a new president. The two candidates who received the most votes, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, will now face off in a second round, since neither won (or came close to winning) an overall majority in the first. Here’s how […]
Some viewers felt that Morris — a professional back-up dancer — had an unfair advantage in the competition in the first place.
Croydon Central is London's most marginal seat — incumbent Conservative MP Gavin Barwell won by 165 votes in 2015. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn kicked off his campaign trail in the south London borough last week. Tory MPs Michael Gove...Show More Summary
Looks like it’s going to be a busy week of terrible news... 1. The French election will see Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off in another vote to take place on May 7th. A political noob and a right wing whack job… France is just looking for attention! More here. 2. Show More Summary
Pro-European centrist and anti-immigration far-right candidate to go head to head after coming top in first round of voting French election – live coverage The pro-European centrist, Emmanuel Macron, and the anti-immigration, far-right...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Monday. 1. Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will contest a run off in the French presidential election after winning the highest percentage of votes in the first round. With 100% of votes counted Macron is seen to have gained 23.8% of the vote compared to 21.5% for Le Pen. 2. Show More Summary
Early projections in France's presidential elections today show that far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron will now face off in a runoff election. Macron came in first, and Le Pen second, in Sunday's first round of voting. Moscow won't be happy if Le Pen loses the next round of voting for the French presidency, now slated to take place on May 7. (more…)
Emmanuel Macron will face Marine Le Pen in the presidential run off on 7 May after first round of French election in which tradtional left and right parties kicked out of race for first time since second world war Continue reading.....
Nail-biting first stage of French presidential vote ends with centrist and far-right leader winning most votes.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron was holding off far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the first round of voting to become France’s new president on Sunday, with both candidates heading to a run-off. Polls had consistently shown that Macron and Le Pen would be the top two choices in Sunday’s...
PARIS/PAPEETE, French Polynesia, April 22 (Reuters) - French overseas territories and French residents in the United States and Canada began voting on Saturday in France ’s presidential election, a day before the main first-round of a poll that could change the global political landscape. Show More Summary
French overseas territories and residents in some U.S. states such as Hawaii began voting on Saturday in the French presidential election, a day ahead of a main first-round vote that could change the global political landscape.