Pompeo in Kansas: he came, he spoke, he did not unveil Senate run

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks following a meeting of the UN Security Council at UN headquarters in New York, U.S., August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson... Read more »

House panel poised to spell out Trump impeachment probe: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, criticized for an unorthodox impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, is poised to vote next week on a... Read more »

Democrat O’Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation

(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet’s Google to do more to fight disinformation ahead of the November 2020 election.... Read more »

Farm loan delinquencies surge in U.S. election battleground Wisconsin

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Farm loan delinquencies rose to a record high in June at Wisconsin’s community banks, data showed on Thursday, a sign President Donald Trump’s trade conflicts with... Read more »

Pentagon pulls funds for military schools, daycare to pay for Trump’s border wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would pull funding from 127 Defense Department projects, including schools and daycare centers for military families, as it diverts $3.6... Read more »

Trump administration barring tours of migrant detention centers, Democrats say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday said the Trump administration is blocking investigators from touring immigrant detention facilities nationwide after recent visits revealed... Read more »

‘Difference-maker’ independent voters in U.S. presidential election crosshairs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Reuters) – Ellen Kirschner is no cheerleader for Donald Trump, but the retired Florida letter carrier also feels unsure about voting for a Democrat in next... Read more »

Democratic National Committee opposes Iowa, Nevada vote-by-phone plans

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic National Committee officials on Friday rejected plans to let people participate in Iowa’s and Nevada’s early caucuses by phone because of security concerns, drawing... Read more »

North Carolina congressional do-over watched for clues to 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both... Read more »

Tunisian PM urges continued focus on economy after election

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, a candidate for president in next month’s election, said on Thursday the country should press ahead with his government’s focus on... Read more »