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Can California Democrats win back the House in 2020?

By Mark Jacob Tomorrow night, as the midterm campaign winds down, Californians will go to the polls to decide one of the most competitive and jostling races in the country: Republican Rep. Darrell Issa’s...

North Korea responds to ‘terrible’ Trump’s invitation to talks, calling it ‘strangling’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday, describing his offer to hold talks with him and President Moon Jae-in as a “terrible” attempt at “strangling” North...

Britain’s economy recovers speedily in second quarter

From the weak start to 2018, Britain’s economy picked up during the first half of the year, and it is growing more quickly than economists had expected, according to a closely watched economic report...

Debt ceiling: what it is, why it matters and how to understand its significance

The debt ceiling is one of the most basic functions of the federal government. It permits Congress to pay its bills. As the Treasury Department reveals year-end balance sheets, the secretary must ensure that...

Hoping for thrills, Chinese security is keeping swine flu from Beijing

A growing cluster of swine flu cases in the Chinese capital Beijing has raised fears the city might be moving toward a “China flu” outbreak similar to an epidemic that hit the country five...

Do booster shots actually work to get a child over the curb in terms of their obesity?

Do booster shots actually work to get a child over the curb in terms of their obesity? The CDC says yes; but you’ll just need to wait a bit. There’s another research paper from...

Britain’s plan to end jobs scheme costs jobs

By Chris Pleasance, CNN • Updated 4th August 2017 The government's central payments scheme for low-paid workers in Britain is set to come to an end in October, putting further pressure on one of...

Pennsylvania GOP fights transparency bill in order to collect data about voters

Image source: Robert L. Terry via Flickr. There's a one-year statute of limitations and everything else for submitting and reviewing public records to the Pennsylvania State Board of Elections. But state Republican leaders have...

Court ruling: On foot with anti-Trump protesters

The Washington, DC Police Department (DPD) released the original videos shot inside the 2018 Capitol Hill assault in videos shot by law enforcement officials at the scene, while the DPD was prosecuting the bystander...

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