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Sep 09, 2019
Donald Trump and family building 'dynasty' that will last for decades, says US president's 2020 poll campaign managerDonald Trump's campaign manager predicted on Saturday that the president and his family will become 'a dynasty that will last for decades'
Jul 16, 2019
‘Many agree with me’: Donald Trump’s ‘racist’ comments indicate willingness to rely on race, immigration-based rhetoric ahead of 2020 pollsDefiant in the face of widespread criticism, US president Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call on Monday for four Democratic congresswomen of colour to get out of the US “right now,” cementing his position as the most willing US leader in generations to stoke the discord that helped send him to the White House.
Jan 31, 2019
Democrats ignore Donald Trump's 'wasting time' warning, offer border security plan with no money for Mexico wallThe high-stakes talks between Donald Trump and the Democrats are taking place against the backdrop of another possible shutdown in mid-February — an outcome that Trump's GOP allies in the Senate are especially eager to avoid.
Nov 15, 2018
Donald Trump ally Kevin McCarthy selected to lead House GOP; Republican's top priority will be to protect US president's agendaThe speaker's gavel long gone, the race for minority leader was McCarthy's to lose, but the Californian's rise was never guaranteed. He's close to Trump, but the president is also friendly with Rep. Jim Jordan, the conservative Freedom Caucus member, and both faced testy colleagues ready to assign blame after the midterm election losses.
Nov 09, 2018
Democrats promise congressional action on gun control after California shooting that saw 12 people killedMeasures 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.
Nov 07, 2018
US midterm polls results: Resigned to House loss, Donald Trump distances self from blame, celebrates success in SenateDonald 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
Nov 06, 2018
US midterm elections 2018: Democrats hopeful of win but analysts say poll results fairly unpredictable as both sides rally for SenateTrump’s Republican coalition is increasingly older, whiter, more male and less likely to have a college degree. Democrats are relying more on women, people of colour, young people and college graduates.
Nov 03, 2018
Watch: Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt explain why US midterm polls are as crucial as the presidential electionIn a video posted by NowThis News on Friday, DiCaprio and his Once Upon a Time in Hollywood co-star Brad Pitt said that the US midtern elections may have a significant impact on issues such as climate change, education funding, LGBTQ rights, criminal justice reform, and the ability to vote itself.
Oct 07, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh sworn to US Supreme Court after rancorous confirmation; Donald Trump flashes thumbs-upBrett 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
Sep 20, 2018
Texas Republicans say sorry for likening Hindu deity Ganesha to party's elephant symbol amid Congressional race featuring Indian-American Sri Preston KulkarniRepublican leaders in suburban Houston have apologized for an advertisement likening the Hindu deity Ganesha to the GOP's elephant symbol amid a congressional race featuring an Indian-American Democrat.