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‘It’s awkward now’: Shutdown puts damper on start of new Congress

Members of the House of Representatives are sworn in Thursday. Instead of advancing a progressive agenda, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democratic majority were setting up votes on legislation to reopen the government. | Win McNamee/Getty [...]

In Khashoggi Disappearance, Turkey’s Slow Drip of Leaks Puts Pressure on Saudis

ISTANBUL — Since the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared over two weeks ago, details from the police investigation, including gory descriptions of audio recordings that reveal he was killed in Tarantino-like fashion, have [...]

Countdown to Kavanaugh vote puts both parties in fight mode

Protesters against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court during protest on steps on U.S. Capitol on Saturday. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> After weeks of backroom deals, [...]

Bullish August Puts the Sizzle on Summer Rally

The month of August really bucked the historical trend for the stock market. Not only did the month turn out to be quite a positive one for stocks when it is typically the worst month of the year to be invested, but records were shattered in [...]

Apple Puts Much Needed Shine on Troubled Tech Sector

It was just recently that the Nasdaq set a series of new all-time highs, fueled by strong earnings expectations for leading high-profile tech companies like the FAANG stocks — Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN), Apple (Nasdaq: [...]

Crowley defeat puts spotlight on Pelosi’s future

The House Democratic Caucus was dealt a seismic blow on Tuesday night after Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) — widely thought of as a potential future speaker — was defeated in a shocking primary loss, ending his 20-year House career. The defeat [...]

For Migrant Families in Mexico, Threat of Separation Puts Plans in Doubt

[unable to retrieve full-text content] As word of the Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” policy reaches the migrant trail, some reconsider their trips. “I’m not going to lose the only thing I’ve [...]
Immigration showdown puts Ryan’s job in peril
Paul Ryan is struggling to stop an immigration showdown in the House, as his Republican Conference degenerates into an all-out war that could put his speakership on the line. The Wisconsin Republican pleaded with his conference Tuesday to [...]
North Korea’s Sudden Shift Puts South’s Leader on the Spot
SEOUL, South Korea — A week ago, things could not be going better for President Moon Jae-in of South Korea. He was successfully arranging a meeting between North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, and President Trump. His approval ratings [...]
Trump puts Pence in a corner
President Donald Trump wasn’t planning to attend the recent National Rifle Association convention — that is, until he learned that Vice President Mike Pence would be giving the keynote address. That led to a change of plans in the West [...]