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veteran French conservative Jean-Pierre Raffarin, a former prime minister who was frequently teased for his bizarre aphorisms, known as "raffarinades", announced on Tuesday he was quitting politics to set up an NGO. A moderate conservative accustomed ...
Priests: the punk group caught up in Trump politics and Pizzagate. Other artists would love to be the poster band for anti-Trump alienation, but the DC quartet want debut album Nothing Feels Natural to represent more.
Javid told MPs that those Grenfell Tower victims whose immigration statuses are unclear should be treated "more favourably" after a question from Labour's Jess Phillips.
After Theresa may received a hostile response in Brussels, perhaps she was hoping for a more amiable reception today in the Chamber when she revealed more details of her pitch to EU nationals living in the UK.
Born and raised in Eagle River, I grew up being taught the ideals of hard work, generosity and being unequivocally candid. Briefly leaving the state for my undergraduate education, I came to truly appreciate the realness of our people, and that we ...
The repetitive nature of island status politics parallels this absurdist play where the characters are trapped in a circular reality.
Protesters and bystanders outside the Supreme Court on Monday. The court will hear arguments in October on President Trump's executive order banning travel from six majority-Muslim countries.
MenuSections. CT politics: GOP leadership favorite skipped party events for football, critics say. By Neil Vigdor. Published 3:26 pm, Monday, June 26, 2017.
Lamu woman Representative Shakila Abdalla leads residents in demonstrating against the coal power plant project on December 6, 2016.
"This is the best we can do to try and satisfy all the different perspectives in our conference," Mr. Thune said, adding that he did not think the politics would improve by waiting. "It's time to fish or cut bait." the White House discounted the report ...
The Senate Republican health-care bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
public health reporter Anna Maria Barry-Jester joins the FiveThirtyEight politics podcast team to break down the Senate's health care bill and its implications for the public.
and proclaim that you "try to stay out of politics." That's like an assistant baseball coach saying that he "tries to stay out of baseball.
Subscribe to The Atlantic's politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. In the wake of last week's special congressional election in Georgia, on which Democrats spent more than $30 million only to come up short, some on ...
Fashion designers play quite a pivotal role in society but at the same time, they are just like you and me, doing the jobs they are paid for.
In some ways, the policies-before-politics approach, as practiced in Huntington, sets most local governments apart from what's happening in Washington.
The 2010 Jon Stewart (and Stephen Colbert) Rally to Restore Sanity - which could never decide if it was satire or an earnest plea for - wait for it - civility in American politics. The rally was held on a beautiful fall Saturday on the National Mall ...
"A lot of people automatically assume all of my politics comes from my dad," the daughter of Scottish Labour's deputy leader, Alex Rowley, says.
Nick Laird's third novel, "Modern Gods," assumes the guise at various points of novels we've all read before: A man discovers he can't escape the violent deeds of his past; a woman fed up with her life is spiritually revived by a visit to a third-world ...
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Keep an eye on our Essential politics news feed for the latest on California's delegation. LOSING STATUS BY HEADING TO WASHINGTON.
"I try to stay out of politics," Ivanka Trump said in answer to a question about her father's use of twitter to bypass most normal channels of presidential communication.
The 2017 Pride Parade doubled as a demonstration against the Trump Administration with some participants saying it's time the march returned to its roots as a political protest.
If ever there were concerns that today's music festivals have strayed too far from their political roots, this year's Glastonbury has laid them to rest with one of the most politically charged editions of the festival in years.
'Today, as before, politically connected lawyers get an upgrade to the top of 1 'Today, as before, politically connected lawyers get an upgrade to the top of the class-ridden queue.
TALLAHASSEE - Florida has more registered Democrats than Republicans, but the balance of power in government doesn't even come close to reflecting that.
PHOENIX (AP) - An effort by Arizona voters to take politics out of the once-a-decade process of redrawing the political lines for U.S.
RUSSELLVILLE - After spending nearly half of his life in politics, former state senator Roger Bedford said he is retiring. "It's been my highest honor to serve the people of northwest Alabama for 30 years, and I will continue to support people who are ...
Rick and Joyce Baker strode down Central Avenue Sunday amid rainbow flags, corporate booths, and blaring music of the St. Pete Pride Festival.
The Republican base is prioritizing repealing the Affordable Care Act above potential consequences of the current proposal, which the Senate is expected to ...
McDonnell and Corbyn have repeatedly spoken about how Labour's politics of hope has beaten the politics of fear.
Councilmen Kevin Felder and Omar Narvaez are two of the newest members on the Dallas City Council. Councilman Felder represents District 7. District 7 includes South Dallas, Fair Park and the Buckner Terrace neighborhood.
Gay pride parades in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights.
It is sometimes said that sport and politics do not mix. In the America's Cup, however, the mad melange is part of the fun.
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NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on pride marches (all times local):. 1:25 p.m.. New York City revelers waved rainbow flags and carried colorful balloons at the annual pride.
McDonnell said he and Corbyn had been trying to achieve honest politics for the past two years despite media attacks. He said some sections of the press "came after us and tried to destroy us because we stood up to the establishment and the elite".
Two huge issues loom over Capitol Hill and the rest of the country: the Republican-engineered overhaul of the health care system and the Russian campaign to influence the last election.
Supporters of an ambitious California effort to limit law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration authorities begin the week with a prominent new ally.
The National have described their new album 'Sleep Well Beast' as 'wild and experimental'. Watch our video interview with the band above.
Theresa may is calling upon ex-Tory leader William Hague for advice as she seeks to shore up her faltering administration. The Prime Minister will have a meeting with the former foreign secretary as she responds to calls from within her own party to ...
With politics turned on its head, Labour sticks to Brexit ambiguity. Larry Elliott. Hard, soft or left? One year on and theories abound, but politicians are yet to define their vision for the shape of Britain's post-EU future.
Analysis: Arizona Mostly Cut politics From Drawing Districts. An effort by Arizona voters to take politics out of the once-a-decade process of redrawing the political lines for U.S.
I was the op-ed editor at The Wall Street Journal at the peak of the Whitewater scandal. We ran a series of investigative pieces "raising serious questions" (as we say in the scandal business) about the nefarious things the Clintons were thought to ...
The Young women's Political Leadership Program in Washington, D.C. brings dozens of high school girls together each summer to talk about the mechanics and challenges of entering politics. facebook; twitter. Google+. email ...
The Gwinnett County Democratic party has announced it will hold Pints and politics from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday at Universal Joint, 181 W. Pike St. in Lawrenceville.
The Labour chair of the Brexit select committee, Hilary Benn, wants party leadership to support staying in customs union. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA.
The irresistible urge to mix politics and religion usually comes at the expense of secularism, tolerance and vulnerable minorities.
The Virginia city of Charlottesville was divided this spring over a decision to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
A sign reading "We need care not chaos" is held up at a rally coordinated by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif.




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