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Missouri Political News: Ashcroft Encourages Missourians to Vote, Visits Local Election Officials

Jefferson City, MO — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is encouraging eligible Missourians to get out and vote in today’s primary election. “If you’re registered to vote, you can vote — and we need you to vote,” Ashcroft said.  “For everyone who doesn’t vote, we lose their wisdom and their experience.  The more of … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Ashcroft Encourages Missourians to Vote, Visits Local Election Officials

WASHINGTON | Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

WASHINGTON  — Lawmakers went on record Wednesday to express their frustration with the Trump administration’s growing use of tariffs as the Senate passed a nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in the name of national security. The measure, which passed by an 88-11 vote, directs Capitol Hill negotiators trying … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

ATHENS, Greece  | Greek lawmakers debate no-confidence vote amid name dispute

ATHENS, Greece  — Greek lawmakers debated for a second day Friday a no-confidence motion against the government over its tentative agreement to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over its name. Outside parliament in central Athens, a few hundred people protested the deal, waving Greek flags and shouting slogans accusing the government of treasonous … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece  | Greek lawmakers debate no-confidence vote amid name dispute

BUJUMBURA, Burundi  | ‘Castrate the enemy’: Violence grips Burundi ahead of vote

BUJUMBURA, Burundi  — One ruling party official urged supporters “to castrate the enemy.” Another called for drowning the regime’s opponents in a lake. Such hate speech spells trouble in Burundi, which is still reeling from President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision in 2015 to seek a disputed third term that provoked street protests and led to an … Continue reading BUJUMBURA, Burundi  | ‘Castrate the enemy’: Violence grips Burundi ahead of vote

Declassify? House Dems vote to air their Russia-probe memo

WASHINGTON/February 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The House intelligence committee’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election spun further into charges and counter-charges among angry U.S. lawmakers and President Donald Trump Monday as the panel voted to release a second classified memo about whether the FBI and Justice Department conspired against him. This memo was written … Continue reading Declassify? House Dems vote to air their Russia-probe memo

Gay marriage ruling boosts evangelical in Costa Rica vote

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica/February 03, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— An international court ruling saying Costa Rica should allow same-sex marriage has upended the Central American nation’s presidential race, turning an evangelical candidate who opposes it from an also-ran with just 2 percent in the polls into the leading contender in Sunday’s vote. Following last month’s decision by the Inter-American … Continue reading Gay marriage ruling boosts evangelical in Costa Rica vote

The Latest: Trump urges GOP to vote on his immigration plan

WASHINGTON/February 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on efforts to reach a deal on immigration in Congress (all times local): 11:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling on Senate Republicans to bring his immigration framework to a vote. Trump plans to urge lawmakers at a GOP retreat in West Virginia to back his plan for a pathway … Continue reading The Latest: Trump urges GOP to vote on his immigration plan