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U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, Trump welcomes it

19 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, drawing praise from Republican President Donald Trump, who urged a bipartisan solution. | Video

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi unveils proposal to lower drug prices

19 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released proposed legislation on Thursday that would allow the federal government to negotiate the prices of hundreds of prescription drugs for Medicare healthcare beneficiaries as well as other consumers.

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry

17 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the conservative judge when he was in college in the 1980s.

Senior U.S. Democrat focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh

17 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some fellow Democrats for impeaching Trump's Supreme Court appointee Brett Kavanaugh would have to take a back seat. | Video

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election

11 Sep 2019

Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party. | Video

Democrats see silver lining in suburbs, but rural challenges remain after close loss

11 Sep 2019

Democrats preached optimism on Wednesday after losing a special congressional election in North Carolina, citing suburban gains and the close margin in a district President Donald Trump won by 12 percentage points as signs of strength going into 2020.

Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020

10 Sep 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C./WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020. | Video

UPDATE 5-Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020

10 Sep 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C./WASHINGTON, Sept 9 U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020.

North Carolina congressional do-over watched for clues to 2020

31 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both parties expect to be close, with implications for Trump's re-election bid and lawmakers campaigns in 2020. | Video

Majority of U.S. House Democrats favour starting impeachment proceedings

03 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favour launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the 118th Democrat to call for the process to begin. | Video

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