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House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

Surprisingly, Martin didn't let Ossoff off the hook that easily and pressed him on the fact that his campaign had outspent Republican Karen Handel by $2 million in ads alone. "But not good news " for Republicans . Republicans believed the run-off would favour them in an affluent seat they have held since 1979. Price had won re-election last November by more than 20 points. [Full Article...]

Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech May lost her majority in the election and needed the fringe Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland to form a government. Trump is set to meet with both the Queen and Prime Minister Theresa May . The Queen said: "A new law will ensure that the United Kingdom retains its world-class regime protecting personal data, and proposals for a new digital charter will be brought forward to ... [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court tackles Wis. political boundaries

US Supreme Court tackles Wis. political boundaries Chief Justice John Roberts (second from right) and Justice Neil Gorsuch (center) walk down the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington , D.C., last week. And that's why court challenges to partisan gerrymandering are so important. Why is the Supreme Court looking at Wisconsin? "They're saying, "Look, we're not trying to harm African-Americans and Latinos". [Full Article...]

Trump takes jab at Democrats after special election loss

For most observers, it was a foregone conclusion: if Dems meant to make gains, they'd have to wait until 2018 and focus their attention elsewhere. "I worry sometimes that we get so obsessed and angered by Donald Trump , which is okay, but you can't hold on to it because it takes your eye off the ball". [Full Article...]

Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching Democrats are lagging 0-4 in congressional elections this year, having earlier lost races in Kansas and Montana . You can measure their disappointment by imagining the triumphalism we'd be hearing had Ossoff prevailed. Moulton is a 38-year-old Iraq war veteran elected to Congress in 2014. You're responsible for everything your platoon does or fails to do. "It was probably one of the more... [Full Article...]

Northam vs Gillespie in November governor's race

On Tuesday, voters in Virginia will select the Republican and Democratic Party candidates for the governor election in November. He energized many new-to-politics voters who oppose Trump but was ultimately unable to expand the universe of Democratic primary voters enough to counter Northam's advantages. [Full Article...]

Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

Democrats also lost a special election in SC on Tuesday, in a race that Republicans were widely expected to win. Democrats face gerrymandered districts after the last census combined with Trump selecting lawmakers for his administration from districts the GOP should hold. [Full Article...]

Where is this wave of anti-Trump backlash we were promised?

Last November, as the GOP swept into power in Washington , two of the election's less noteworthy results came from U.S. House races SC-05 and GA-06, where incumbent Republicans won by more than 20 points in reliably conservative districts. [Full Article...]

France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win

France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win Having never held elected office, he seized on the growing resentment toward a political elite perceived as out of touch, and on public frustration at its failure to create jobs and spur stronger growth, to win the presidency. "There is still a long way to go before we get real equality between women and men in France .(but) the arrival of so many more women at the National Assembly will really... [Full Article...]

The OnePlus 5 is Here

The OnePlus 5 is Here OnePlus has finally launched the much-hyped flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5 in India at an event held in Mumbai today.The smartphone comes with massive 8GB of RAM and a hosts a couple of new features. OnePlus 5 measures 7.25mm in girth, against the 7.4mm waistline in 3T. Last year, both OnePlus phones offered consumers top of the the line performance and all the basic features... [Full Article...]

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses Trump was quick to celebrate the Georgia win and accused Democrats of standing in the way of a legislative agenda bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court took on gerrymandering case, could dramatically change future elections

However, the Supreme Court has chose to take on the controversial issue starting in October. But the Supreme Court has always been tolerant of partisan gerrymandering - and some justices have thought that the court shouldn't even be involved. [Full Article...]

Australia to resume airstrikes against IS in Syria

Australia to resume airstrikes against IS in Syria Until recently, pro-regime forces were focused on fighting rebels in western Syria but victories in Aleppo and elsewhere have freed them up to move east, pushing them into contact with the SDF. Most of the Australian strikes have been in Iraq, though its aircraft do also operate over Syria. This could out US and Russian forces in direct conflict. [Full Article...]

MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move MSCI estimated the change, which does not happen until June next year, would drive inflows of between US$17 billion and US$18 billion. MSCI said it plans to add 222 large-cap A-share to its Emerging Markets Index for a weighting of 0.73 per cent. [Full Article...]

Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, who heads the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace wing, told state television: "The missiles were fired from Iran and they passed over Iraq and landed in Syria ". "There is a mechanism that is now suspended after the US shot down [Syrian] aircraft". The two countries support opposite sides in the conflicts in Syria and Yemen. [Full Article...]

Death of Muslim girl not believed to be hate crime

It was being held at the Dupont Memorial Fountain. Nabra's parents both believe that Nabra's murder was a hate crime, with her father saying he's "100 percent sure" Nabra was murdered for being Muslim. According to her autopsy, Hassanen suffered from blunt force trauma to the upper body, police said. It's believed that Nabra fell while fleeing, and he was able to catch her; if that's the ... [Full Article...]

Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks

Meanwhile, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has agreed to appear before the US Senate Intelligence committee this week. During the news conference, Trump said he would have more information related to whether tapes exist at a later date. [Full Article...]

GOP victories give Trump agenda a little breathing room

Tim Ryan criticized his fellow Democrats Wednesday night for being "obsessed" with President Trump and not focusing on the issues that actually matter to working people. Even tougher on Ossoff's centrist posture, chairman Jim Dean of the liberal activist Democracy for America blamed the candidate for "lighting millions of dollars on fire" and playing the "same, exhausted centrist Democratic p... [Full Article...]

Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

After weeks of secret negotiations, Senate Republicans are nearly ready to release their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare . Pence, who has substantially more legislative experience than Trump, has attend a luncheon with Senate Republicans almost every week, checking in on the health care process as a liaison for the White House. [Full Article...]

Fireworks explode when Chris Wallace confronts top Trump attorney about FBI investigation

Fireworks explode when Chris Wallace confronts top Trump attorney about FBI investigation Explaining that Trump dismissed Comey upon the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , Sekulow clearly stated that Trump is now "being investigated " by the Department of Justice. Meanwhile, as The Washington Post pointed out , Sekulow doesn't have much experience that relates to defending Trump in the midst of the Russian Federation inv... [Full Article...]


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