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Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Senator Michael Bennet's suggestions are also part of a bipartisan accountability law he has tried to push.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Donald Trump as US President: Key highlights of first year of his presidency

Donald Trump as US President: Key highlights of first year of his presidency

Out of the blue, one week after taking office, Trump decreed a 90-day ban on arrivals of people from seven Muslim majority countries and a 120-day ban on all refugee arrivals.

Jan 15, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
Republican lawmaker commits suicide after denying allegation of molesting girl

Republican lawmaker commits suicide after denying allegation of molesting girl

A Republican lawmaker has committed suicide after denying accusations of sexually molesting a teenage girl, police said.

Dec 14, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

Republican quits US Congress after explosive new claims: Report

Republican lawmaker Trent Franks abruptly resigned from Congress today as he faced an ethics probe over sexual misconduct, with US media reporting that female subordinates worried he wanted to have sex with them.

Dec 09, 2017, 07:29 AM IST
US Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

US Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

Removing it while keeping the rest of Obama`s Affordable Care Act intact is expected to cause insurance premiums to rise and lead to millions of people losing coverage, policy experts say.

Dec 02, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
Sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore troubling: Donald Trump

Sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore troubling: Donald Trump

US Senate candidate Roy Moore should leave the race if sexual misconduct allegations are true, the White House said.

Nov 17, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
Donald Trump's one year anniversary as US President: Republicans suffer triple defeat

Donald Trump's one year anniversary as US President: Republicans suffer triple defeat

US President Donald Trump suffered a triple defeat as Democrats won high-profile state and mayoral elections to underscore his unpopularity on Wednesday's first anniversary of his dramatic election

Nov 08, 2017, 12:13 PM IST
Fifth woman accuses former US president George HW Bush of groping

Fifth woman accuses former US president George HW Bush of groping

Amanda Staples, a former Republican candidate for Maine`s state Senate has accused former US president George H.W. Bush of groping her years ago.Bush is already gripped amid controversy, after he received allegations from women of touching them inappropriately, and the new woman is fifth in the row to put similar claims.

Oct 29, 2017, 07:50 AM IST

US lawmaker to retire after mistress abortion scandal: media

A US congressman who sponsored legislation criminalizing late-term abortion announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election next year, after a report revealed he urged his mistress to have an abortion.

Oct 05, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
US House votes to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy

US House votes to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy

The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to ban nearly all late-term abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, advancing a priority held by President Donald Trump's party.

Oct 04, 2017, 10:38 AM IST

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Republican Karen Handel won a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election on Wednesday in Georgia, US media projected, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative territory where Democrats had hoped to strike a blow against Donald Trump's presidency.

Jun 21, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

US says Iran complies with nuke deal but orders review on lifting sanctions

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it was launching an inter-agency review of whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the United States` national security interests, while acknowledging that Tehran was complying with a deal to rein in its nuclear programme.

Apr 19, 2017, 11:28 AM IST

Man dragged from United flight launches legal action

A man dragged off an "overbooked" United Airlines flight in an incident which shocked the world has launched legal action against the passenger carrier.

Apr 13, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Donald Trump moves to quell White House infighting

Donald Trump moves to quell White House infighting

Donald Trump has moved to end infighting that has pitted his son-in-law against his chief strategist in an internecine battle over the soul of the White House.

Apr 11, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

First two Democrats back Trump's US Supreme Court pick

Senators Joe Manchin and Heidi Heitkamp on Thursday became the first Democrats to support the confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, giving Republicans two of eight Democratic votes needed to avoid a nasty fight on the U.S. Senate floor next week.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
 Republicans mostly blame Congress for healthcare reform failure: Poll

Republicans mostly blame Congress for healthcare reform failure: Poll

Republicans mostly blame the U.S. Congress, and not President Donald Trump or party leaders, for failing to pass their party's healthcare overhaul, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Wednesday.

Mar 30, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

White House threatens to bypass hardline conservatives on tax reform

Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform.

Mar 26, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

US Speaker Paul Ryan dented by healthcare debacle, but keeps support

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday acknowledged the unthinkable for a Republican leader: he could not deliver the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare, even though he and his fellow Republicans had vowed to do so for seven years.

Mar 25, 2017, 08:50 AM IST
US House clears way for debate on Trump-backed healthcare bill

US House clears way for debate on Trump-backed healthcare bill

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday cleared the way for a contentious debate on legislation to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a more limited federal healthcare insurance program.

Mar 24, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
US Supreme Court nominee stakes out independence from Donald Trump

US Supreme Court nominee stakes out independence from Donald Trump

Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump`s U.S. Supreme Court pick, said on Tuesday he would have no trouble ruling against the president as he tried to stake out his independence amid concerns by Democrats that he would be beholden to the man who nominated him.

Mar 21, 2017, 21:01 PM IST