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Obama says Americans ‘completely fed up’ with Washington

Obama says Americans ‘completely fed up’ with Washington

Oct 17, – President Barack Obama stressed that he is willing to work with lawmakers wherever they can agree, but the tone he struck amounted to a rebuke of Republicans, whom Americans largely blame for pushing the United States to the brink of an economic calamity. Obama scolded congressional Republicans on Thursday hours after a […]

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US shutdown seen dragging on as debt ceiling fight nears

US shutdown seen dragging on as debt ceiling fight nears

Oct 04, –  The shutdown of the US government appeared likely to drag on for another week and possibly longer as lawmakers consumed day three of the shutdown with a stalling game and there was no end in sight until the next crisis hits Washington around October 17. Bowing to the reality that the impasse […]

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Rome mayor election tests Berlusconi influence on voters

Rome mayor election tests Berlusconi influence on voters

June 9, ROME (AP) — Media mogul Berlusconi campaigned for his center-right party’s candidate in Rome, incumbent Gianni Alemanno, who is trying for a second term in a runoff against former transplant surgeon Ignazio Marino, who is backed by the center-left. Alemanno trailed in the first round two weeks ago in Italy’s capital. In his […]

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State laws varied on abortion, gun control laws

State laws varied on abortion, gun control laws

June 9, MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Governors and state lawmakers continue sharpening the disparities with new abortion statutes and a range of gun laws, several of which followed the mass killing last year at a Connecticut elementary school. The U.S. Supreme Court says women in America can terminate a pregnancy and that every citizen has […]

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