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Swiss vote on whether to adopt the EU’s tighter gun rules

GENEVA (AP) – Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with Switzerland’s partners in the European visa-free travel zone who have already tightened gun rules following [...]

Theresa May’s Last Gasp: A 4th Vote on Her Brexit Deal

LONDON — When the world last focused full attention on Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain, she had returned from a “begging tour” in Europe with a Brexit extension she had hoped never to ask for and was fighting for her political [...]

Exclusive poll: Biden’s Iraq War vote already a liability in 2020 campaign

Only Joe Biden’s treatment of Anita Hill, who testified before Biden’s Judiciary Committee bothered Democratic poll participants nearly as much as the Iraq War vote. | Saul Loeb/Getty Images politico/morning consult poll More than [...]

Hungary stems migrant flow, but issue remains big in EU vote

ASOTTHALOM, Hungary (AP) – Hundreds of migrants a day streamed through the Hungarian village of Asotthalom on their way to Western Europe in 2015. Today there are almost none. So one might think the political discourse has moved on. Think [...]

DOJ makes offer to Dems in bid to avert Barr contempt vote

The Justice Department’s offer, made in to avoid a contempt vote against William Barr, does not include allowing additional lawmakers to view the document, leaving a key demand from Democrats unresolved. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share [...]

House Judiciary Committee schedules vote to hold William Barr in contempt

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler has scheduled a vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he refused to provide an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report [...]

Affirmative action opponents seek to force popular vote

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Opponents of Washington’s affirmative action initiative have filed a referendum to force a popular vote on the measure, the day after it passed the state Legislature. Opponents will have 90 days to gather 129,811 [...]

Spain Election: Divided Nation Holds 3rd National Vote Since 2015

What’s likely to happen next? In 2016, Spain suffered nearly a year of political limbo after two inconclusive elections, which left four parties haggling over who should govern. Sunday’s vote may produce a similar outcome, opening [...]

Ukraine’s presidential vote pits comedian against incumbent

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Polls have opened in Ukraine’s presidential runoff pitting the incumbent against a comedian who plays the role of Ukraine’s president in a TV sitcom. Opinion surveys ahead of Sunday’s vote have shown President [...]

Egypt’s lawmakers vote to extend president’s term limits

CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s parliament is holding the last debate on proposed amendments to the constitution that could see President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi remain in power until 2030. Tuesday’s session comes ahead of a final vote by lawmakers [...]