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Former U.S. House speaker Nancy Pelosi eyes gavel once more

World / Politics Nov 7, 2018

Former U.S. House speaker Nancy Pelosi eyes gavel once more

With Democrats capturing control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday's midterms, one lawmaker will reclaim the mantle of Washington's most powerful woman — and an opposition scourge for President Donald Trump. Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is expected to become speaker of the House, ...

How a Democratic U.S. House could alter foreign policy

World / Politics Nov 7, 2018

How a Democratic U.S. House could alter foreign policy

Democrats will use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to reverse what they see as a hands-off approach by Republicans toward President Donald Trump's foreign policy, and push for tougher dealings with Russia, Saudi Arabia and North Korea. Rep. Eliot Engel, the ...

Machine breakdowns and long lines mar U.S. vote

World / Politics | FOCUS Nov 7, 2018

Machine breakdowns and long lines mar U.S. vote

Problem signs that arose during weeks of early voting carried into Election Day as some voters across the country faced hours-long lines, malfunctioning voting equipment and unexpectedly closed polling places. Some of the biggest backups were in Georgia, where the governor's race was among the ...

Obama takes aim at Trump and Republicans in fiery speech

World / Politics Oct 27, 2018

Obama takes aim at Trump and Republicans in fiery speech

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's tenure in office Friday in a fiery speech in Milwaukee that took aim at him and other Republicans for "making stuff up." The speech was one of Obama's sharpest and most direct take-downs of Trump's presidency, although ...