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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to reporters following a House Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 10, 2019 - 6:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez don't talk to each other much. But lately they're speaking at each other in a way that threatens Democratic unity and underscores broader tensions reshaping their party. Pelosi chided AOC, as she's called, in a newspaper...
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Gov. Ralph Northam walks away from the lectern after speaking at a rally against gun violence held on the Virginia State Capitol grounds, in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Gov. Northam has called the legislature into special session to deal with the issues after 13 people were gunned down in a Virginia Beach mass shooting in May. (Joe Mahoney/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
July 10, 2019 - 6:35 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Deep-pocketed interest groups and activists on both sides of the long-running fight over gun laws are gearing up for a major clash in Virginia, now a key election battleground in the issue after Republicans on Tuesday adjourned a special legislative session called by the...
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July 09, 2019 - 9:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The third Democratic presidential debate will be held in Houston in September. The more than two dozen candidates in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary face tougher requirements to appear in the fall debates than in the summer debates. The Democratic National Committee is requiring...
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In a June 3, 2019 photo, State Representative Greg Murphy debates Joan Perry on the campus of Pitt Community College. They are vying for the 3rd Congressional District. (Deborah Griffin/The Daily Reflector via AP)
July 09, 2019 - 8:42 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A urologist and state legislator is the Republican nominee for a North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr. Voters in Tuesday's 3rd District GOP primary runoff chose Dr. Greg Murphy of Greenville over Joan Perry, a pediatrician...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, right, listens to speakers along with Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, left, during a rally at the State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Governor Northam called a special session of the General Assembly to consider gun legislation in light of the Virginia Beach Shootings. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
July 09, 2019 - 1:29 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's special session on gun violence got off to a chaotic start on Tuesday, with the Senate Majority Leader averting a mutiny in the Republican caucus by publicly disavowing a gun-control bill he'd proposed only the day before. Lawmakers were summoned to the Capitol to...
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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. European Union leaders on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, after a lengthy session of talks, named current Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel for the post of President of the European Commission. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
July 09, 2019 - 9:08 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's center-left Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez has failed to win the support of the far-left We Can party for his bid to form a government, prolonging the political limbo in the eurozone's fourth-largest economy. Sanchez won the most votes in April's general election but he is far...
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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announces that he plans to veto a GOP-backed state budget during a press conference Friday, June 28, 2019, at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP)
July 08, 2019 - 8:36 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans leading the North Carolina House have delayed a vote to attempt to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the GOP's state budget bill. The override vote scheduled for Monday evening was put off until at least Tuesday. House Republicans had been counting heads...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, supporters of Greece's extreme right Golden Dawn raise torches during a rally commemorating a 1996 military incident which cost the lives of three Greek navy officers and brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war, in Athens. Golden Dawn, the far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece's third-largest party during the country's economic crisis, was knocked out of Parliament in national election Sunday July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
July 08, 2019 - 10:21 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had risen to third place at the height of the country's financial...
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Greek opposition New Democracy conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis waves to his supporters after win in parliamentary elections at the New Democracy headquarters in Athens, on Sunday, July 7, 2019. Official results from nearly 60% of ballots counted showed the conservative New Democracy party of Kyriakos Mitsotakis winning comfortably with 39.7% compared to Tsipras' Syriza party with 31.5%. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
July 07, 2019 - 7:47 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece's parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis...
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Greek opposition New Democracy conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis waves to his supporters outside of a polling station in Athens, on Sunday, July 7, 2019. Greeks are voting in the first parliamentary election since their country emerged from three successive international bailouts but is still struggling to emerge from a crippling nearly decade-long financial crisis. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
July 07, 2019 - 1:48 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Greece's parliamentary election (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos says the conservative opposition New Democracy party won a general election. Tsakalotos spoke after exit polls for Sunday's election showed the governing left-...
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