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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures with Jerome Powell, his nominee to become chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – This week’s dinner between U.S. President Donald Trump and the chairman of the Federal Reserve was “constructive” after a
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said its Russia investigation has found no proof that President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign colluded with Moscow, an assertion that congressional sources said puts him at odds with Democrats on the largely bipartisan panel. FILE PHOTO: Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Richard Burr
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives began moving toward tighter gun regulations on Wednesday, holding the first congressional hearing in years on how to stem the epidemic of gun violence that claimed the lives of nearly 40,000 Americans in 2017. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) arrives for a private deposition to the House Judiciary
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U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta participates in a roundtable discussion on workforce development with U.S. President Donald Trump at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa, U.S., July 26, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Justice Department office is investigating whether department attorneys committed professional misconduct in a criminal case involving a Florida
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, days from formally launching her 2020 presidential campaign, faced criticism on Wednesday for claiming she was Native American in the 1980s and concern from fellow Democrats over her handling of the issue. FILE PHOTO: Potential 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House Intelligence Committee is set to pursue a wide investigation into attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, including a look at Donald Trump’s financial transactions, the panel’s Democratic chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) is seen ahead of the release of the House
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Drugmakers Pfizer Inc, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Sanofi SA said on Wednesday that their chief executives plan to testify at a Senate hearing on rising prescription drug prices later this month. FILE PHOTO: Sanofi’s Chief Executive Officer Olivier Brandicourt attends the company’s shareholders meeting in Paris, France, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Charles
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he expected a formal announcement as early as next week that the coalition fighting Islamic State militants has reclaimed all of the territory previously held by the extremist group. Syrian Democratic Forces and U.S. troops are seen during a patrol near Turkish border in Hasakah,
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(Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren identified herself as an “American Indian” in hand-writing on her 1986 registration card for the State Bar of Texas, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. The disclosure marks the latest twist in a controversy surrounding Warren and her claims to Native American ancestry as she raises money
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Court, avoid or sideline? FILE PHOTO: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) waits for a ceremonial swearing-in picture on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Barely a month into the new Congress, financial lobbyists in Washington are already strategizing how to handle the star power of rookie Democrat lawmaker
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