Month: June 2022

5 things we learned from Italy’s local elections

ROME — Italy’s political landscape shifted on Sunday, with voters in local elections elevating the far-right Brothers of Italy party and…

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Ukraine: Time for the West to make up its mind

Jamie Dettmer is Opinion Editor at POLITICO Europe.  Asked recently why international powers that lined up on the side of the…

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The rule of law is sinking in Greek waters

Pavlos Eleftheriadis is a professor of law at the University of Oxford.   When Russian forces retreated from the area around…

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Senate sprints to wrap gun deal by next week

Senate sprints to wrap gun deal by next week

Senate negotiators are racing to finalize legislative text for a gun safety bill, aiming to hold a vote on the…

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D.C. security official who planned for Jan. 6 violence to testify before select committee

He held a call with hundreds of law enforcement officials two days before Jan. 6, discussing possible contingency plans.

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Wealthier Americans feel inflation pinch as stocks tumble

Wealthier Americans feel inflation pinch as stocks tumble

Inflation has been eating into the wage gains of ordinary Americans for more than a year, souring them on the…

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The January 6 committee calls Trump out for his scams

The January 6 committee calls Trump out for his scams

The House January 6 Committee held its second hearing on Monday. | Getty Images A Monday hearing laid out the…

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4 things we learned from Monday’s January 6 hearing

4 things we learned from Monday’s January 6 hearing

Rudy Giuliani addresses a press conference | Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc Including how an “apparently inebriated” Rudy Giuliani…

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Boris Johnson picks (another) big Brexit fight

LONDON — Boris Johnson is still “getting Brexit done” — but the EU’s patience is wearing thin. The U.K. prime…

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Commission will urge EU candidate status for war-ravaged Ukraine

The European Commission will recommend granting Ukraine official status as an EU candidate country, according to several officials familiar with…

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<div>Danny Boyle’s <cite>Pistol</cite> Sells Punk — and the Sex Pistols — Short</div>

Danny Boyle’s Pistol Sells Punk — and the Sex Pistols — Short

How can someone take a band as exciting, wild, and innovative as the Sex Pistols and make such a conventional,…

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US urges UK to keep talking to EU in ‘good faith’ amid Brexit row

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday urged his British counterpart to continue “good faith” talks with the European…

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The Supreme Court saved a man from execution in 2020. It just took that back.

The Supreme Court saved a man from execution in 2020. It just took that back.

Activists hold signs with the names of people executed in the United States since 1977, during a protest opposing the…

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Why Macron should fear parliamentary vote, in 3 charts

PARIS — Fasten your seatbelts, France, there’s turbulence ahead. Emmanuel Macron’s campaign team is gearing up for a bumpy ride…

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<div>Hillary Clinton’s Terrible 2016 Campaign Has Made It Even Harder to Deal With Russia</div>

Hillary Clinton’s Terrible 2016 Campaign Has Made It Even Harder to Deal With Russia

Recent revelations prove that Hillary Clinton had a direct role in spreading now-discredited allegations that stoked the Russiagate frenzy —…

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<div>Jan. 6 panel makes case election fraud claims were Trump vs. 'Team Normal'</div>

Jan. 6 panel makes case election fraud claims were Trump vs. ‘Team Normal’

The Jan. 6 select committee’s case that former President Donald Trump stoked a violent insurrection rests on a fundamental premise:…

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