Politics

BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, struggling to move past criticism over her Native American heritage claims, will aim for a fresh start on Saturday when she formally launches her 2020 presidential campaign. FILE PHOTO: Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at an Organizing Event in Manchester, New Hampshire,
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(Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are pushing for stronger aviation security with a bipartisan bill that would require passenger airlines to install secondary security doors between cabins and the cockpit on current aircraft to prevent another Sept. 11-style attack. A pilot operates in the cockpit of a passenger aircraft in Roissy, France, December 2, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit
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RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Virginia’s congressional Democratic delegation have hinted at a possible pathway for easing a week-old political crisis that has embroiled Governor Ralph Northam and two fellow Democrats at the top of the state’s executive branch. FILE PHOTO: Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) speaks about healthcare reform in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua
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RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Virginia’s highest-ranking Republican said on Thursday that he had never worn blackface, as the state’s Democratic governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general grappled with career-threatening race or sexual assault scandals. State House Speaker Kirk Cox, who is third in line to be governor, was asked by reporters whether anything in his
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(Reuters) – Embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Tuesday resisted calls to step down over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page, with the state’s Democratic Latino organization joining the chorus seeking his resignation. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, accompanied by his wife Pamela Northam announces he will not resign during a news
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