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POLITICO Playbook: Trump gets a chance to shape America for decades

President Donald Trump points towards Republican Senate candidate Rep. Kevin Cramer (N.D.), during a campaign rally in Fargo on Wednesday. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Driving the Day SNEAK [...]
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Venice Journal: A Chance to Spend 99-Plus Years in Venice (in the Afterlife)

VENICE — To let: four small lots with a 99-year (renewable) lease, on an exclusive Venetian island. Fixer-uppers. Illustrious neighbors: Igor Stravinsky, Joseph Brodsky, Emilio Vedova. Starting auction price: around $ 300,000. It [...]
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One Percent Chance Comey Not A Self-Dramatizing Fruitcake

3 months ago | 0 comment
There have been a lot of questions about why Trump fired James Comey, ever since he announced to NBC’s Lester Holt — incomprehensibly — that it was his decision, citing, by my count, at least a half-dozen different reasons. On Sunday [...]
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Abortion foes seize on chance to overturn Roe

3 months ago | 0 comment
The anti-abortion movement believes it’s one Donald Trump-appointed Supreme Court justice away from a shot at overturning Roe v. Wade, and advocates are teeing up what they hope will be the winning challenge. From Iowa to South Carolina, [...]
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Cabinet shakeups give Democrats a chance to block Trump picks

4 months ago | 0 comment
The White House was hoping for a smooth 2018 on Capitol Hill. Instead, President Donald Trump is staring at two bitter confirmation fights — and the possibility emboldened Democrats could block his new Cabinet nominees. Trump’s [...]
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A critical moment in Korea: Will the U.S. give peace a chance?

6 months ago | 0 comment
Last Thursday the Times published a story that was perhaps more revealing than the paper once-of-record intended. “Olympic détente upends strategy on North Korea,” the headline announced. The piece then reported on what I can describe [...]
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Trump to Heritage Foundation: Tax-cut plan is ‘chance to make a difference’

9 months ago | 0 comment
President Trump told a conservative audience Tuesday night that his tax-reform plan is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to revitalize America. “This is our chance to truly make a difference,” Mr. Trump said at the Heritage Foundation’s [...]
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Catalan Leaders Accuse Madrid of Killing Chance of Talks

9 months ago | 0 comment
“This is not a matter of independence or not, but of democracy, of having political prisoners in the 21st century,” Mr. Turull said in his radio interview. Photo Two of the main leaders of Catalonia’s separatist [...]
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News Analysis: After the Vote, Does the Kurdish Dream of Independence Have a Chance?

10 months ago | 0 comment
Iraq’s Parliament has asked Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to bring charges against Kurdish leaders who participated in the referendum and to send troops into disputed areas claimed by both the Kurds and Baghdad. Turkey and Iraq are [...]
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In Tillerson’s China Stop, Questions on North Korea but Slim Chance of Clarity

10 months ago | 0 comment
His arrival was delayed by a maintenance issue with the secretary of state’s aging plane, and he found himself forced to overnight in Tokyo. He is to arrive here Saturday, under the current plan, just as many in Beijing are streaming [...]