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Blue states push to throw out Electoral College, allow popular vote to decide president

Blue states push to throw out Electoral College, allow popular vote to decide presidentCan Democrats constitutionally rewrite the rule book? Reaction from attorney Jesse Weber.



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Top Republicans blast Mueller probe transparency vote as a failed attempt by Democrats to divide party

Top Republicans blast Mueller probe transparency vote as a failed attempt by Democrats to divide partyDemocrats warn more transcripts to be released; Todd Piro reports from New York.



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Gaza-Israel Tension Defused as Vote Nears, Israel TV Reports

Gaza-Israel Tension Defused as Vote Nears, Israel TV ReportsThere was no confirmation from Israel, Kan reported. An Isareli government spokesman couldn’t immediately be reached for comment, and there was no official confirmation from Gaza. In a sign Hamas wasn’t interested in a further escalation, the weekly Friday protest against Israel that’s been going on for nearly a year was called off.



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In 420-0 vote, House says Mueller report should be public

In 420-0 vote, House says Mueller report should be publicWASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted unanimously Thursday for a resolution calling for any final report in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to be made public, a symbolic action designed to pressure Attorney General William Barr into releasing as much information as possible when the probe is concluded.



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The Latest: Trump warns GOP senators ahead of border vote

The Latest: Trump warns GOP senators ahead of border voteWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the emergency declaration by President Donald Trump (all times local):



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The EU Parliament Had Plenty to Say About Brexit After the U.K. Vote

The EU Parliament Had Plenty to Say About Brexit After the U.K. VoteOn the morning after British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was comprehensively rejected in the House of Commons, key figures in the European Parliament had their say on the latest from London. The European Union’s chief negotiator said the bloc can’t grant a request to delay Brexit until it understands the U.K.’s rationale for one.



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UK lawmakers to vote on two proposed changes to government's 'no deal' Brexit motion

UK lawmakers to vote on two proposed changes to government's 'no deal' Brexit motionBritish lawmakers will have the opportunity to vote on two proposed changes to Prime Minister Theresa May’s next steps on Brexit on Wednesday, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said. Lawmakers will vote on a government motion later which states that parliament rejects leaving the European Union without a deal on March 29, but notes that leaving without a deal remains the legal default unless a deal is agreed. Bercow said he had selected an amendment put forward by Conservative lawmaker Caroline Spelman, and supported by lawmakers from several parties, which seeks to rule out a no-deal exit under any scenario.



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U.S. Senate to vote Wednesday on Saudi Yemen war resolution

U.S. Senate to vote Wednesday on Saudi Yemen war resolutionThe U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to end Washington’s support for the Saudi Arabia-led military campaign in Yemen, as lawmakers push President Donald Trump to toughen his policy toward the kingdom. Announcing the vote on Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders called the war “a humanitarian and strategic disaster.” Sanders, an independent who is running for president as a Democrat, is a lead co-sponsor of the resolution along with Republican Senator Mike Lee. The vote on the war powers resolution will be the second within four months in the Senate.



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UK tries to avert 'absolute catastrophe' Brexit with 11th hour vote in Parliament

UK tries to avert 'absolute catastrophe' Brexit with 11th hour vote in ParliamentShould the UK leave the EU without a formal Brexit deal? British lawmakers will have their say Wednesday.



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British MPs set to vote on no-deal Brexit

British MPs set to vote on no-deal BrexitBritish MPs will vote Wednesday on whether the country should leave the EU without a deal in just over two weeks, after overwhelmingly rejecting a draft divorce agreement. The House of Commons is expected to vote against a “no deal” Brexit, although this could still happen on March 29 unless it can agree on what should happen instead. MPs on Tuesday rejected for a second time the withdrawal deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May, despite her obtaining last-minute assurances from EU officials.



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