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The military and North Korea: What you hear and what it means

CNN POLITICS - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 05:24
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have led to a lot of military terms being thrown about by politicians and the media.

Collins to vote 'no' on Graham-Cassidy bill, likely killing latest Obamacare repeal

CNN POLITICS - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:48
The Republican effort to repeal Obamacare is once again on life support.

Donald Trump Jr.'s Secret Service detail restored, sources say

CNN POLITICS - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 03:10
Donald Trump Jr.'s Secret Service protection has been reactivated, sources familiar with the matter told CNN.

North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war...

CNN POLITICS - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 02:46
North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Monday accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on his country by tweeting over the weekend that North Korea "won't be around much longer."

White House chief of staff John Kelly is not pleased with Trump's NFL culture war

CNN POLITICS - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 01:44
White House chief of staff John Kelly was not pleased with the fight that erupted over the weekend between President Donald Trump and National Football League players who protest by kneeling during the national anthem, two administration officials told CNN.

US sees 'no indication' Iran launched a ballistic missile, despite Trump tweet

CNN POLITICS - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 01:04
US intelligence radars and sensors "picked up no indication" of an Iranian ballistic missile launch, according to a Trump administration official familiar with the latest US assessment.

... but FYI, the US is not at war with North Korea

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 23:33
Such is the state of world affairs that it was news Monday when Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary told reporters that, no, the US has not declared war on North Korea.

Keeping up national anthem controversy, Trump touts NASCAR's patriotism

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 22:14
President Donald Trump is not putting to rest this weekend's uproar over professional football players' protests during the national anthem, declaring early Monday that a rival sports franchise was more suitably patriotic.

Ivanka Trump spearheads $200M STEM effort

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 21:56
President Donald Trump will direct the Education Department to invest a minimum of $200 million in grant funding each year to expand STEM and computer science education in schools, the White House announced Monday.

14 issues Trump is sidelining to focus on the NFL

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 21:23
President Donald Trump devoted much of the online portion of his weekend to attacking NFL player-protesters and boosting calls for a boycott of the league.

Sanders briefly suggests NFL players should protest police, not the flag

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 20:49
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders suggested Monday that NFL players protesting police brutality should focus their protests on police officers on the sidelines of NFL games rather than kneeling during the national anthem.

Trump trashes McCain and McConnell on Alabama radio

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 20:14
President Donald Trump assailed two top Republican senators in a local Alabama radio interview aired Monday in which he sought to promote Luther Strange, who is running in a GOP Senate primary.

A president shouldn't tell an NFL team what to do, Trump tweeted ... in 2013

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 18:03
The irony of President Trump's weekend tweets is not lost when you consider a tweet from businessman Trump four years ago.

New beat

BBC POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 16:08
What is it like to be a direct entry police superintendent after 30 years in a different job?

4 reasons Trump thinks NFL players are a good target (and 1 big reason he's wrong)

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:47
On Friday night, President Donald Trump began a full frontal assault against NFL players who refused to stand during the national anthem -- deriding them as "sons of bitches." On Sunday night, he was still at it, tweeting: "Sports fans should never condone players that do not stand proud for their National Anthem or their Country. NFL should change policy!"

Trump's culture wars take over American sports

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:35
The biggest question in the NFL this year, isn't who will win Super Bowl 52.

Attorney: Kushner used private email account to talk to WH officials

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:55
Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, has occasionally used a private email account for correspondence with fellow administration officials, his lawyer Abbe Lowell, confirmed to CNN on Sunday.

It's Pence vs. Bannon in final day of Alabama Senate race

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:13
Sen. Luther Strange and Roy Moore are into the final hours of a hard-fought intra-party campaign that is testing President Donald Trump's influence with Republican voters and could set the stage for a series of GOP Senate primaries next year.

Police: Man arrested near White House had cache of weapons in car

CNN POLITICS - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 04:04
A man who was arrested near the White House Sunday morning was found to have nine guns and three knives in his car, according to a police report. The man was initially stopped by law enforcement for allegedly urinating in public.

Internet effect

BBC POLITICS - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 02:52
A new study examines how web use affected the 2017 poll.

Reality Check

BBC POLITICS - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 17:51
What did Theresa May's Florence speech tell us about her vision for Brexit?

What to expect

BBC POLITICS - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:37
Labour is meeting in Brighton for its first conference since its surprise general election result.


BBC POLITICS - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:17
Jeremy Corbyn may have put the nationalisation debate back on the table, but what might it mean in practice?

Bespoke or off-the-peg

BBC POLITICS - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:29
There's more and more talk about a Brexit transition period - but no agreement what it might look like.

No more Nigels

BBC POLITICS - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:06
Film stars and other celebrities may influence choice of baby names but it seems politicians don't.

Tipping the balance?

BBC POLITICS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:32
Labour's ruling body backs leadership-contest rule changes which could move things in Jeremy Corbyn's favour.

Battle for attention

BBC POLITICS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:53
How can the Liberal Democrat leader get people to listen to what he has to say?

New ideas needed?

BBC POLITICS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:14
After the compromises of government, Lib Dems are asking themselves if they need to be more radical.

Referendum returns?

BBC POLITICS - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 20:36
The Lib Dems are united in wanting to stop Brexit in its tracks but not necessarily on how to do it.

Brexit and more

BBC POLITICS - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 15:21
A guide to the Lib Dems and what the party needs to do at its 2017 party conference in Bournemouth.

Who's who: Theresa May's cabinet

BBC POLITICS - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 16:57
Theresa May forms her new government after failing to win a majority in the election.

Who's who

BBC POLITICS - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:42
Profiles of eight people who will work out the detail of the exit deal.

Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority

BBC POLITICS - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 18:01
Theories abound about how Theresa May threw away her Commons majority in last week's general election - here are 10 of them.

Which seats changed hands at election?

BBC POLITICS - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 10:28
As the UK wakes up to a hung Parliament find out which seats have changed hands.

Election: Key points at-a-glance

BBC POLITICS - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 18:18
An at-a-glance summary of the key points of Election 2017.

Who is Donald McGahn?

CNN POLITICS - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 18:27
President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey amid the bureau's investigation into ties between Trump campaign associates and Russia has redirected the focus of ethical and legal scrutiny squarely on the White House.

What is the FISA court?

CNN POLITICS - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 18:55
It's a highly fortified courtroom where some of the most secretive government decisions get made. And you've probably never heard of it.

Who is Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the United States?

CNN POLITICS - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:29
Sergey Kislyak is the diplomat's diplomat -- an envoy of extensive experience whose career spans the Soviet era and that of the Russian Federation.