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Veteran Democrat congressman Elijah Cummings, at centre of Trump impeachment inquiry, passes away at 68 owing to ‘longstanding health challenges’
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Veteran Democrat congressman Elijah Cummings, at centre of Trump impeachment inquiry, passes away at 68 owing to ‘longstanding health challenges’

Senior Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings, who was at the center of the Trump impeachment inquiry, died early Thursday at the age of 68, US media reported

Democratic leader Steny Hoyer to join Narendra Modi, Donald Trump for ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event in Houston on 22 Sep
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Democratic leader Steny Hoyer to join Narendra Modi, Donald Trump for ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event in Houston on 22 Sep

'Howdy, Modi!' event is on 22 September where a record audience of over 50,000 people have already registered

Russian source who confirmed Vladimir Putin's involvement in 2016 election was removed by CIA over safety concerns
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Russian source who confirmed Vladimir Putin's involvement in 2016 election was removed by CIA over safety concerns

The network said the spy was pulled out of Russia in 2017 due to concerns that President Donald Trump and his cabinet could expose the asset

2020 US presidential elections: Donald Trump's daughter-in-law Lara to launch ‘Women for Trump’ in bid to recruit women supporters
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2020 US presidential elections: Donald Trump's daughter-in-law Lara to launch ‘Women for Trump’ in bid to recruit women supporters

Donald Trump’s campaign on Tuesday kicks off its efforts to woo women voters that has been largely critical of his presidency. Six women are among more than 20 Democrats vying for party’s nomination to compete against Trump in 2020.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warns Democrats to keep disagreements private, urges them to ditch Twitter
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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warns Democrats to keep disagreements private, urges them to ditch Twitter

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats and warned them to keep their disagreements private by saying no to Twitter.

Donald Trump calls Joe Biden 'low IQ individual' after ex-vice president let slip plans to run for president in 2020
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Donald Trump calls Joe Biden 'low IQ individual' after ex-vice president let slip plans to run for president in 2020

US president Donald Trump on Monday gave possible 2020 presidential election rival Joe Biden a taste of what to expect if he does jump in the race, with a tweeted insult about his intelligence.

US Senator Elizabeth Warren also wants to break up Apple alongside Google, Facebook, Amazon
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US Senator Elizabeth Warren also wants to break up Apple alongside Google, Facebook, Amazon

Warren said that because Apple runs the App Store, it has an immediate advantage over app developers

Bernie Sanders launches 2020 US presidency bid in crowded Democratic field: All you need to know
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Bernie Sanders launches 2020 US presidency bid in crowded Democratic field: All you need to know

Bernie Sanders, that 2016 prophet of US left-wing populism, now 77, launched his second campaign for US president early Tuesday but this time as a heavyweight candidate rather than an underdog in an already crowded Democratic field that is being assessed on one outsized metric: Can you beat Donald Trump?

Joe Biden to decide on US presidency run soon, calls for focus on altering some of Donald Trump’s policies
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Joe Biden to decide on US presidency run soon, calls for focus on altering some of Donald Trump’s policies

Former US Vice President Joe Biden said he had not yet decided whether to run for president in 2020 but would do so in the near term

Dog named Donald Trump killed in Minnesota; sheriff says death not over politics, shooter was 'protecting livestock'
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Dog named Donald Trump killed in Minnesota; sheriff says death not over politics, shooter was 'protecting livestock'

A Minnesota sheriff says a dog named Donald Trump wasn't shot and killed over a political rivalry, despite false claims circulating on social media that have spurred "violent threats" against some county residents.

Indian-origin Kamala Harris to run for US president in 2020; California Senator is third female Democrat to jump in race
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Indian-origin Kamala Harris to run for US president in 2020; California Senator is third female Democrat to jump in race

In January 2017, Kamala Harris took the oath of office as California's junior US senator, making her the first woman of South Asian descent and only the second black woman senator in American history, after Carol Moseley Braun.

White House deputy spokesperson Raj Shah quits Trump administration; to join lobbying firm of a Democrat
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White House deputy spokesperson Raj Shah quits Trump administration; to join lobbying firm of a Democrat

Raj Shah, an Indian-origin top spokesperson in the White House press office, has left US President Donald Trump's administration to join an arm of a lobbying firm, becoming the latest of several senior officials to quit in recent months.

Democrats promise congressional action on gun control after California shooting that saw 12 people killed
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Democrats promise congressional action on gun control after California shooting that saw 12 people killed

Measures including expanded background checks and a ban on assault-style weapons are likely to reach the House floor when Democrats retake control after eight years of Republican rule. "The American people deserve real action to end the daily epidemic of gun violence that is stealing the lives of our children on campuses, in places of worship and on our streets," said Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader who is running for a second stint as House speaker.

US midterm polls: Somali refugee Ilhan Omar, Palestine Immigrant Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women elected to Congress
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US midterm polls: Somali refugee Ilhan Omar, Palestine Immigrant Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women elected to Congress

Ilhan Omar won a House seat in the US midterms from Minneapolis, Minnesota, while Rashida Tlaib won unopposed from Michigan.

US midterm polls results: Resigned to House loss, Donald Trump distances self from blame, celebrates success in Senate
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US midterm polls results: Resigned to House loss, Donald Trump distances self from blame, celebrates success in Senate

Donald Trump stayed quiet for much of election night as Republicans maintained their hold on the Senate and Democrats were on track to claim the House — a shift all but certain to redefine his presidency

Donald Trump hints US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis 'could be' leaving his cabinet, calls him 'sort of a Democrat'
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Donald Trump hints US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis 'could be' leaving his cabinet, calls him 'sort of a Democrat'

US President Donald Trump said in an interview airing Sunday that Defence Secretary Jim Mattis "could be" leaving, referring to him as "sort of a Democrat."

Brett Kavanaugh sworn to US Supreme Court after rancorous confirmation; Donald Trump flashes thumbs-up
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Brett Kavanaugh sworn to US Supreme Court after rancorous confirmation; Donald Trump flashes thumbs-up

Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in Saturday night as the 114th justice of the US Supreme Court, after a wrenching debate over sexual misconduct and judicial temperament that shattered the Senate, captivated the nation and ushered in an acrimonious new level of polarisation

New Jersey sheriff resigns after uproar over racist remarks on country's first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's turban
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New Jersey sheriff resigns after uproar over racist remarks on country's first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's turban

The furor erupted after several audio clips were posted of New Jersey sheriff Michael Saudino's remarks.

Donald Trump gives John McCain's remembrances a miss: US President's absence shows inability to seize symbolic power of presidency
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Donald Trump gives John McCain's remembrances a miss: US President's absence shows inability to seize symbolic power of presidency

US president Donald Trump's absence during John McCain's remembrances is more than personal feud between the two different politicians. It shows Trump's inability to seize ceremonial and symbolic power of American presidency.