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[Ticker] EU institutions agree reform of citizens initiative

Added: 13.12.2018 8:11 | 5 views | 0 comments

The European Parliament and the Council agreed on Wednesday to revise the European Citizens' Initiative, which allows European citizens to ask the Commission to submit a legislative proposal, if they muster one million signatures. The reformed initiative will be more user-friendly, making it easier to participate in the democratic process, the commission has . Introduced in 2012, an estimated nine million Europeans have supported a European Citizens' Initiative.

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President Trump’s claim that Democrats gave Iran $150 billion

Added: 13.12.2018 8:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

He has repeatedly suggested that President Barack Obama gave $150 billion in taxpayer funds to Iran. That's false.

Trump and Democratic leaders bicker publicly in Oval Office

Added: 13.12.2018 6:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

President Trump invited the two top Democrats in Congress to the Oval Office and told them he would shut down the government if he doesn't get funding for his promised border wall. The president allowed cameras to capture a 17-minute argument with Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi. Weijia Jiang reports.


Democrats cautious on impeachment

Added: 13.12.2018 6:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

Democrats are cautious as they weigh the political and logistical considerations around impeachment efforts. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns speaks to Rep. Pramila Jayapal about her perspective and joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" with more.

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AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

Added: 13.12.2018 4:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

Sen. Doug Jones said Alabama's soybean farmers and automobile manufacturers are "scared to death" over President Donald Trump's tariff wars, but he cautioned Democrats from spending too much time attacking the president as the party tries to win back heartland voters ahead of the 2020 presidential election.


Nancy Pelosi secures votes to be speaker again with term-limit deal

Added: 13.12.2018 3:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Democratic leader and former speaker announced Wednesday evening she would serve a maximum of four more years as speaker

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Protesters crowd Michigan capitol over move to limit power of newly elected Democrats

Added: 13.12.2018 1:17 | 15 views | 0 comments

There were loud protests in Michigan on Wednesday over what many say is a last-minute power grab by Republicans. They're accused off trying to limit the authority of newly elected Democrats. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds reports.


Washington could be getting a shutdown for Christmas

Added: 13.12.2018 1:17 | 7 views | 0 comments

President Trump and Democrats made no progress towards a deal Tuesday, and a Dec. 21 deadline is approaching


Democrat Pelosi agrees to term limits, smoothing road to be House speaker

Added: 13.12.2018 0:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday she supports a proposal that would limit the terms of senior Democratic leaders, likely paving the way for her to reclaim the speaker's post in January when her party takes control of the chamber.

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'We will support and vote for Nancy Pelosi': Disgruntled Democrats strike deal to back House Speaker bid

Added: 13.12.2018 0:57 | 12 views | 0 comments

Rep. Nancy Pelosi and fellow Democrats who had tried derailing her effort to become House speaker announced they'd come to an agreement Wednesday that would all but ensure her election to the post.


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