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[Ticker] Merkel's party postpones leadership election

Added: 27.10.2020 6:05 | 2 views | 0 comments

The leaders of German chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party have decided to postpone the party congress planned for December to elect a new leader, Reuters reported. Party leaders will decide on 16 January if it is possible to hold the gathering amid the pandemic. Federal elections are due by October 2021, when Merkel is not running. One of the candidates, Merkel-rival Friedrich Merz spoke out against a delay.

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NY Congressman Backs Enes Kanter, 'Erdogan Is a Dangerous Person'

Added: 26.10.2020 19:26 | 11 views | 0 comments

Turkey president Recep Erdogan is a dangerous person and NY Knicks player Enes Kanter sounds justified in fearing for his life ... so says U.S. Congressman Peter King. Remember, Kanter just backed out of an upcoming team trip to the U.K....

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Susan Collins, last vestige of New England GOP representation in Congress, fighting for political life

Added: 26.10.2020 11:15 | 11 views | 0 comments

Today, Sen. Susan Collins is not only fighting for her political life in one of the most-watched races, but she is also the last vestige of New England GOP representation in Congress from what was a heavily Republican region in a bygone era.

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[Opinion] The German mayor now facing US sanctions over Nord Stream

Added: 26.10.2020 6:03 | 4 views | 0 comments

The mayor of a small German seaside town now faces sanctions from a bipartisan coalition in the US Congress - because local companies are working on the Nord Stream 2 German-Russian pipeline.

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AOC won't say whether she'll support Pelosi for speaker

Added: 25.10.2020 23:04 | 15 views | 0 comments

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared to violate her truce with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday, sparking what could become renewed infighting between the progressive wing and moderate congressional Democrats if the party retains control of the House in 2020.

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Adriana Cohen: Censorship of conservatives proves Twitter & Facebook are enemies of free speech, free press

Added: 25.10.2020 12:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

Scores of conservatives, including myself, are being shadow-banned on Twitter, something I testified about in 2018 before Congress alongside other leading conservative voices being wrongfully censored.

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Stimulus check: Qualifications, fine print, income limit, how the first payment may impact the next relief package

Added: 24.10.2020 23:30 | 35 views | 0 comments

If negotiators in Congress can agree on a new stimulus package this year, this is what a second round of payments could look like, using March's CARES Act as a guide.

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Stimulus negotiations: Here's where things stand for a second check and unemployment aid

Added: 24.10.2020 16:45 | 33 views | 0 comments

With 10 days to go before the election, Congress is still seeking a compromise on a new stimulus relief bill. Here's the latest update.

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Dr. Cameron Webb: Treating COVID patients, raising 2 kids and running in a close House race

Added: 23.10.2020 21:37 | 11 views | 0 comments

Dr. Cameron Webb has two kids, teaches at the University of Virginia’s School of Medicine, plus he’s running for Congress – and he takes shifts at the hospital every other week, where many of his patients have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

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Biden win would lift Mexico-U.S. ties but energy is 'canary in the mine'

Added: 23.10.2020 20:03 | 26 views | 0 comments

“I think Biden will be able to tell Mexico to make sure that we abide by the rule of law if you have any contracts with energy or whatever,” said Henry Cuellar, a Democratic congressman.

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