Tag Archives: Politics of the United States

20Nov/16

Pence not offended by ‘Hamilton’ comments

U.S. Vice President-elect Mike Pence says he was not offended by pointed comments made to him by a cast member of “Hamilton” after he attended the hit Broadway show. Continue reading

08Nov/16

Trump or Clinton? America decides

After a long, bitter U.S. presidential campaign, voters finally head to the polls on Tuesday to decide between Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump. Linda So reports. Continue reading

19Jul/15

Flag dispute triggers clash at South Carolina capitol

A Ku Klux Klan chapter and an African-American group held overlapping demonstrations outside the South Carolina State House, where state officials removed the Confederate battle flag last week.

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25Jun/15

U.S. Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies

Demonstrators chant “ACA is here to stay” — shorthand for the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law after the Supreme Court upholds the availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the healthcare program known as Obamacare.

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24Jun/15

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal joins presidential race

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announces on his website and on twitter, “I’m running for President of the United States of America” — making him the the first person of Indian-American heritage to run for the White House.

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23May/15

U.S. Senate votes spell uncertain fate for domestic surveillance program

A bill to end U.S. spy agencies’ bulk collection of Americans’ telephone data, called the “USA Freedom Act”, is blocked in the United States Senate. A follow-up vote to extend for two months the current “USA Patriot Act” program which authorizes the collection of so-called telephone “metadata” also fails to pass.

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13Apr/15

Americans mixed on Clinton’s candidacy

“Everyday Americans” hold mixed opinion about Hillary Clinton as she officially announces her second run for the presidency.

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06Apr/15

Jeb Bush marked “Hispanic” on Fla. voter registration form – NYT

Likely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush, who was popular among Spanish-speaking voters while Florida governor, marked himself as ‘Hispanic’ on a 2009 voter registration application, The New York Times reports.

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