Michael Bloomberg, weighing presidential bid, appears in Arkansas to enter ballot

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New York City mayor, added his name to the Democratic primary ballot in Arkansas on Tuesday as... Read more »

Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia’s Evo Morales, demands safe conduct

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has granted asylum to Bolivia’s former president Evo Morales, Mexico’s top diplomat said on Monday, after the veteran socialist resigned following a disputed election... Read more »

Amazon’s $1.5 million political gambit backfires in Seattle City Council election

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Seattle voters, in a rebuke to heavy corporate campaign spending by Amazon.com, have kept progressives firmly in control of their city council, reviving chances for a... Read more »

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will seek U.S. Senate seat: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jeff Sessions, a former attorney general forced out by President Donald Trump, will announce on Thursday he is running next year to regain his old U.S.... Read more »

Democrats claim victory over Trump-backed Kentucky governor, seize Virginia legislature

(Reuters) – U.S. Democrats claimed an upset win in Kentucky on Tuesday over a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump and seized control of the state legislature in... Read more »

U.S. government sees no evidence of hacking in Tuesday’s elections

(Reuters) – Voting in U.S. state and local elections on Tuesday showed no evidence of successful tampering by any foreign government, the Justice Department and six U.S. security agencies... Read more »

Argentine President-elect Fernandez holds call with Trump

FILE PHOTO: Argentina’s President-elect Alberto Fernandez looks on as he attends the oath of office of Tucuman Governor Juan Manzur, in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina October 29, 2019.... Read more »

Democrat Warren: Medicare for All would not raise U.S. middle-class taxes ‘one penny’

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed a $20.5 trillion Medicare for All plan that she said would not require raising middle-class taxes... Read more »

Democratic hopeful Warren vows to bar corporate giants from hiring ex-officials

FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a campaign town hall meeting at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S., October... Read more »

U.S. judge limits Florida law curtailing felons’ voting rights

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Florida ruled on Friday that a state law requiring felons to pay fines, fees and restitution related to their convictions before being allowed... Read more »