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Jerome Powell says Fed prepared to act to sustain recovery

“It will at times be appropriate for us to tilt policy one way or the other because of prominent risks,” Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said. | Manuel Balce Ceneta, File/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Federal [...]

Pelosi says public doesn’t support impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still isn’t ready to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Pelosi told House Democrats on a conference call Friday, “The public isn’t there on impeachment.” She [...]

Murphy says White House still open to background checks bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy says the White House has told him President Donald Trump remains committed to working on expanded background checks legislation for gun purchases, but the Connecticut Democrat is skeptical [...]

John Hickenlooper, former Colorado gov., says he’s running for Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded Democratic field vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner. He [...]

South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan

The withdrawal, he said, will “foreclose the option of deepening political and security ties for a long time to come.” Under the agreement, known as the General Security of Military Information Agreement, Japan and South Korea exchange [...]

Trump, contradicting aides, says he’s ‘thinking about’ payroll tax cut

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Harry Reid says ‘Medicare for All’ is loser for Dems

Former Sen. Harry Reid says Democratic presidential candidates’ focus on a “Medicare for All” health policy is a loser for the 2020 election — and so is the push to cancel criminal penalties for illegal immigrants who jump the border. Mr. [...]

Egyptian Sought in F.B.I. Qaeda Query Says He Has Nothing to Hide

Mr. Ibrahim, who described himself as an ordinary member of the party, said he was elated by the election of Mr. Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood movement, and relished the idea of living in a democratic nation. But a crackdown [...]

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions

JERUSALEM — A day after barring Representative Rashida Tlaib under pressure from President Trump, Israel said on Friday that she could visit her 90-year-old grandmother, who lives in the occupied West Bank, but only after she agreed [...]

Israel Says Rashida Tlaib Can Visit to See Her Grandmother

JERUSALEM — A day after barring Representative Rashida Tlaib under pressure from President Trump, Israel said on Friday that she could visit her 90-year-old grandmother, who lives in the occupied West Bank, but only after she agreed [...]