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NEW YORK | Michelle Obama memoir is next pick for Winfrey book club

NEW YORK— Oprah Winfrey has chosen Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” as her next book club pick, The Associated Press has learned. In a statement Monday, Winfrey said the memoir was “well-written” and inspirational. “Becoming” already was expected to sell millions of copies and now has the backing of publishing’s most established hit maker. Winfrey knows the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Michelle Obama memoir is next pick for Winfrey book club

LAS VEGAS | Biden rallies union for Democrats in tight Nevada races

LAS VEGAS — Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke of working class struggles and said President Donald Trump is shredding American values as the Democrat rallied union members in Las Vegas to support Jacky Rosen and other Nevada Democrats. Rosen, a freshman congresswoman from the Las Vegas-area, is challenging incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Biden rallies union for Democrats in tight Nevada races

ISSAQUAH, Wash | Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Democrats are trying to flip an open U.S. House seat in Washington state that’s been in GOP hands since it was created nearly three decades ago, running a political newcomer and national party favorite against a well-known Republican in a race that could be critical to controlling the chamber. As part of … Continue reading ISSAQUAH, Wash | Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

Spain seeks to challenge Puigdemont candidacy to form govt

MADRID/January 25, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Spanish government says it is seeking legal advice on challenging the proposed candidacy of fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to lead a new Catalan regional government. Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said Thursday that the government has asked the consultative State Council for its opinion on whether such … Continue reading Spain seeks to challenge Puigdemont candidacy to form govt