Government and politics

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 11, 2018 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats opposing her bid to become speaker have discussed new rules that would likely limit party leaders to three two-year terms, people familiar with the talks said Tuesday. The proposal, if adopted, could well restrict Pelosi to just two more years atop...
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The Annie Frey Show
December 11, 2018 - 1:51 pm
Marc Cox said the spar was the best 15 minutes of TV he has seen in a very long time. "Trump laid a trap for Pelosi and Schumer and they walked right into it," he said on wanting the meeting to be open to the media and the public. Cox couldn't agree more with Tony when he said this was not a...
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The Annie Frey Show
December 11, 2018 - 1:07 pm
President Trump, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and House Minority Leader Chuck Schumer had an epic debate over the government potentially shutting down if they do not help fund the border wall. Video of Trump clashes with Pelosi, Schumer in Oval Office Jon Decker says this was a 'reality TV...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2018, file photo, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the "Families Belong Together: Freedom for Immigrants" March in Los Angeles. As Democrats begin to think about the 2020 presidential race, they face a choice between pragmatists who may be able to flip states that President Trump won in 2016 and those such as Harris, Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, or Beto O'Rourke of Texas, whose inspirational personal stories may connect with voters on a more emotional level. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
December 11, 2018 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey scored wins on Capitol Hill Tuesday that could help them as they prepare for potential campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination. After Republicans won a net gain of two Senate seats in last month's...
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A view of the Banksy Brexit mural of a man chipping away at the EU flag in Dover, England, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Top European Union officials on Tuesday ruled out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain, as Prime Minister Theresa May fought to save her Brexit deal by lobbying leaders in Europe's capitals. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
December 11, 2018 - 12:20 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 7:15 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she and other EU leaders have a "shared determination" to find a way to assuage U.K. lawmakers' concerns about the Brexit agreement. May spent Tuesday traveling...
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December 11, 2018 - 12:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have reached an agreement on the farm bill, a mammoth package that will fund key farm safety net programs for the next five years without making significant changes to the food stamp program that serves nearly 40 million low-income Americans. The agreement, signed on...
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December 11, 2018 - 11:49 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A flag dispute has stalled talks on the formation of a new government in Bosnia after an October election reflecting persisting ethnic divisions long after the 1992-95 war ended. Planned talks were canceled Tuesday over a demand by the Bosnian Serb presidency...
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December 11, 2018 - 11:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is sorting toys and making Christmas cards for an annual toy drive held by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. The Toys for Tots charity collects and distributes new toys to needy children. The event is being held Tuesday at a Washington-area military base. Before diving...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin looks at a monument to the Nobel Prize-winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Solzhenitsyn, whose books exposed the horrors of Soviet prison camps, died in 2008. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)
December 11, 2018 - 11:16 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that he had never heard of a woman who is accused of spying for Moscow in the United States until her July arrest. U.S. prosecutors have alleged that Maria Butina gathered intelligence and worked to develop relationships with American...
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December 11, 2018 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is demanding answers from Cuba about eight detainees it says are political prisoners held by the communist government. In an open letter to Cuba's foreign minister released on Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Cuba had refused to respond to...
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