NC-9 Special Election Almost Guaranteed in '19

Roughly three weeks before the 116th Congress is sworn in Jan. 3, it is virtually a foregone conclusion the Democratic-controlled House will not seat Republican Mark Harris as U.S. Representative from North Carolina's 9th District (Charlotte). Although conservative clergyman Harris led Democrat Dan McCready by 905 votes in the count Nov. 8, mounting More...

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By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Speaker John Bercow urges MPs to be given say on Brexit vote delay

Media playback is unsupported on your device Commons speaker John Bercow has urged ministers to give MPs a vote on their plan to abandon Tuesday’s vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal. He More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Theresa May calls off MPs' vote on her Brexit deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Prime Minister Theresa May has called off Tuesday’s crucial vote on her Brexit deal so she can go back to Brussels and ask for changes to it. As More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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George Conway Refutes Trump: 'Looks Like a Pretty Good Case'

President Donald Trump is wrong to dismiss accusations of campaign-finance violations, George Conway, attorney and husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said on Monday. Trump tweeted on Monday, in More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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But who will stand up for the autocrats?

Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign-up at the bottom of the page to get it delivered straight to your inbox. “Grave consequences”—that More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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US snowstorm kills one in North Carolina

A heavy snowstorm has swept through the US’s south-eastern states, killing at least one person and leaving hundreds of thousands without power. A state of emergency has been declared in North Carolina, More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Brexit: Nothing off table for Theresa May ahead of key vote

“Nothing is off the table” when it comes to reassuring MPs over the Northern Ireland backstop, Downing Street sources say. This could include reopening the EU withdrawal agreement, even though that More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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UK can cancel Brexit, says EU court

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the UK can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members. The judges ruled that this could be done without altering the terms of Britain’s More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Rep. Kinzinger: Trump's Alleged Violation of Campaign Finance Law Not 'Anywhere Near Impeachable'

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., on Sunday said he was concerned about allegations President Donald Trump violated campaign finance law during the 2016 presidential election, but also said it wasn’t “anywhere More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Ayers Will Not Become Trump's Chief of Staff; Mnuchin, Meadows Considered

Nick Ayers, Donald Trump's top choice to be his next chief of staff, is no longer in the running and the U.S. president is now considering other candidates, sources familiar with the matter More...