Category Archives: Politics

Obama likely to discuss TPP, Puerto Rico with Republican leaders: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is likely to discuss a range of issues from international trade to Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis when he meets with House Speaker Paul Ryan…

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House Republicans to push Puerto Rico bill by end of March

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans plan to bring a bill addressing Puerto Rico's debt crisis to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by the end of March, House Majority…

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Bernie Sanders shows strong momentum on social media

By Amy Tennery & Anjali Athavaley NEW YORK (Reuters) – It may be too close to call between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton & Bernie Sanders in the Iowa caucuses…

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Republican Cruz bests Trump in Iowa race, Clinton and Sanders tie

By Steve Holland & Amanda Becker DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz soundly defeated billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa's Republican nominating contest on Monday, upending the party's…

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Trump 'Is Acting Like Another Hitler By Inciting Racism," Says Anne Frank's Stepsister

Anne Frank's stepsister, 86-year-old Eva Schloss, compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler in a column published by Newsweek on Wednesday. "I think [Trump] is acting like another Hitler by inciting…

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Conspiracy theories flourish in Flint’s toxic water

FLINT, Mich—When Janay Young received a free Brita water filter earlier this month from the state government she immediately called the company’s customer service line to ask if it filtered…

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Senate panel approves Myanmar nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate committee approved President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Myanmar on Thursday, after the administration assured panel members it would not quickly alter…

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Clinton targets Valeant price hikes in campaign appearance

By Deena Beasley (Reuters) – Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc fell on Thursday after the campaign of Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton posted a blog from an Iowa event…

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White House backs Treasury view that Russia's Putin is corrupt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Treasury official's assessment that Russian President Vladimir Putin is corrupt "best reflects the administration's view," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters at a daily…

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