Government News

  • Wisconsin, Ohio, California among states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 race
    on September 23, 2017 at 1:55 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wisconsin, Ohio, California and 10 other states said on Friday they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes were changed. […]

  • Trump takes center stage in fractious Senate race in Alabama
    on September 23, 2017 at 5:36 am

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (Reuters) - President Donald Trump injected himself into a bitter U.S. Senate primary fight in Alabama on Friday, putting to the test his ability to enlist his anti-establishment voters to come to the aid of an endangered Republican incumbent. […]

  • Senator McCain opposes Obamacare repeal bill, a possible fatal blow
    on September 23, 2017 at 1:50 am

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain said on Friday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party's slim Senate majority. […]

  • Despite tensions, U.S. sees value in New START treaty with Russia
    on September 23, 2017 at 12:27 am

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sees value in the New START arms control treaty with Russia, despite Washington's concerns about Moscow's track record on arms control and other issues, senior U.S. officials said on Friday. […]

  • Trump, Republicans to showcase tax cut for businesses
    on September 22, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and top Republicans in Congress are about to show how aggressively they intend to cut the corporate tax rate, while trying to avoid the appearance of favoring the wealthy. […]

  • Democratic senator lifts hold on Trump antitrust nominee: aide
    on September 22, 2017 at 10:54 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has lifted her hold on President Donald Trump's pick to run the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a move that will allow the Senate to vote to confirm Makan Delrahim, a senior Republican aide said on Friday. […]