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Wall Street Journal – Election 2012

  • Congress Gears for Final-Stretch Fight Over Border Wall, Mueller Probe>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 12 2018 - 3:21 AM:)
    <>Lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s election handing House Democrats a majority next year, to take up the debate over border security and spending on President Trump’s wall.> <>
  • Florida Recounts Begin as Both Sides Dig In>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 12 2018 - 3:13 AM:)
    <>An arduous recount process began Sunday in Florida as both sides of a close U.S. Senate race launched legal actions and the state again commanded national attention over an election controversy.> <>
  • Michelle Obama's Book Tour Has Oprah and Is Coming to an Arena Near You>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 12 2018 - 12:05 AM:)
    <>Mrs. Obama embarks on a 10-city arena tour later this month to promote her new memoir, “Becoming,” out Nov. 13. The stakes—and expectations—are high.> <>
  • Midterm Results Point to a New Divide in Politics: Education>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 11 2018 - 10:52 PM:)
    <>Democratic wins in House races provide more evidence of a powerful new factor in politics: the nation’s growing educational divide.> <>
  • Legal Spat Swells Over Naming Matthew Whitaker Acting Attorney General>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 11 2018 - 1:55 PM:)
    <>As Matthew Whitaker took charge of the Justice Department this week, Democrats and some Republicans questioned whether he was legally eligible to serve as acting attorney general. The answer isn’t clear.> <>
  • Trump, Macron Seek to Ease Tensions Over Security>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 11 2018 - 11:11 AM:)
    <>President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron sought to thaw recent tensions over the future of transatlantic security ties, agreeing that Europe needs to share more of the burden for defending the continent.> <>
  • Donald Trump Played Central Role in Hush Payoffs to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 11 2018 - 4:49 AM:)
    <>Federal prosecutors have gathered evidence of the president’s participation in deals to buy the silence of a former adult-film actress and an ex-Playboy model. The deals have led Trump’s former lawyer to plead guilty to violating campaign-finance laws.> <>
  • Democrats Plan to Pursue Most Aggressive Gun-Control Legislation in Decades>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 11 2018 - 4:48 AM:)
    <>Democrats say they will pass the most aggressive gun-control legislation in decades when they become the House majority in January, plans they renewed this week in the aftermath of a mass killing in a California bar.> <>
  • Tensions Rise and Accusations Fly as Florida Barrels Toward a Recount>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 10 2018 - 4:04 PM:)
    <>A legal fight deepened over the outcome of Florida’s U.S. Senate race as local election officials raced to meet a Saturday deadline to report voting tallies that are expected to trigger a recount.> <>
  • Navarro Blasts China and Wall Street 'Globalists'>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 10 2018 - 8:48 AM:)
    <>President Trump’s trade adviser Peter Navarro unleashed a broadside against China and Wall Street executives ahead of a meeting between the U.S. and Chinese presidents at the end of the month in Buenos Aires.> <>
  • Democratic Win Sets Up Clash Over Trump Tax Cuts>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 11:22 PM:)
    <>Democrats will aim to reverse tax cuts for high-income households when they take the House majority, setting up a clash with Republicans that will color fiscal debates over the next two years, including prospects for a bipartisan deal to improve the nation’s infrastructure.> <>
  • Keystone XL Faces Uncertain Future After Judge Blocks Permit>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 11:05 PM:)
    <>A ruling blocking the Trump administration’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline further clouds the future of a project that has faced a decade of delays due to opposition from environmentalists, landowners and Native Americans.> <>
  • Top U.S., China Officials Discuss Trade, North Korea, South China Sea>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 10:39 PM:)
    <>Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met Friday with their Chinese counterparts to discuss North Korea, Iran, the South China Sea and trade, reaching consensus on some issues and facing differences on others.> <>
  • Before Leaving, Sessions Limited Agreements to Fix Police Agencies>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 8:48 PM:)
    <>In his final hours as attorney general, Jeff Sessions signed a directive limiting prosecutors’ ability to rein in police practices they believe violate civil-rights laws. It was a shift he had pursued for years.> <>
  • Florida Recount: How It Works>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 5:53 PM:)
    <>Three statewide races—for U.S. Senate, governor and agriculture commissioner—as well as a few state House and Senate contests appear headed for recounts. Here is how the process is expected to unfold.> <>
  • Democrats Win Governor Races in Midwest States>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 4:59 PM:)
    <>Democrats gained at least seven seats, including Wisconsin, Kansas, Illinois and Michigan, while the GOP won one of the nation’s most competitive races in Florida.> <>
  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Discharged From Hospital>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 4:57 PM:)
    <>Justice Ginsburg is working from home after a fall that fractured three ribs.> <>
  • Intensified Yemen Attacks Complicate U.S. Peace Plans>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 4:31 PM:)
    <>A Saudi-led coalition and its allies have intensified attacks on a key Yemeni port city to improve their position ahead of peace talks, posing a potential obstacle for U.S. attempts to end Yemen’s war.> <>
  • Whitaker, a Critic of the Mueller Probe, Now Oversees It>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 4:31 PM:)
    <>Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is unlikely to recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, associates said, though it remains unclear how much of an impact he may have on that probe and other ones stemming from it.> <>
  • Trump to Issue New Rules for Asylum Seekers>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 09 2018 - 2:47 PM:)
    <>The Trump administration is moving ahead with a plan to limit when and where foreign nationals can apply for asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico.> <>

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