Trump intensifies focus on Harris in final weeks of campaign
Biden is leading most national and battleground state polls three weeks before the election.
NRC celebrates police, military heroes, Pence promises ‘law and order’
…As protesters raged once more over the seemingly unprovoked police shooting of another unarmed black man.
Biden vows to fight racial inequality with economic agenda
Biden said the Republican president is exacerbating social discord across the country
Distancing from Trump? Some Republicans step up critiques
His allies – even some in his own administration – are distancing themselves from his policies.
WHO warns rush to ease virus rules could cause resurgence
Lifting measures must be done gradually to strike the right balance between keeping people healthy and allowing economies to function.
Trump’s trial opens on fast track, Dems arguing for removal
Republican Senators rejected all attempts to bring in new witnesses, including top Trump aides.
Senate expects USMCA vote Jan. 16, clears decks for impeachment
Trudeau government will follow US approval to introduce implementation legislation of its own.
Democrats say impeachment case shows Trump deserves ouster
U.S. House will vote Wednesday on impeachment articles.
Polls show sour views of race relations in Trump’s America
Views of the president, racism and what defines American culture vary significantly according to political alignment.
GOP senators line up against Trump’s 5% Mexico tariff plan
Runs counter to a firmly rooted orthodoxy and viewed as nothing more than taxes they strenuously oppose.
Trump taking case for border wall to prime time audience
The US president will go on TV Tuesday evening and make his case for a southern border wall to the American people.
PM says he won’t negotiate in public on future of LGBTQ rights in USMCA
A group of Republicans is demanding language pertaining to worker protections based on gender, sexual orientation, be removed.
U.S. midterms: What to watch
This election is a referendum on the first two years of the Trump presidency, and it will have far-reaching ramifications.
US announces billions to help farmers hurt by Trump tariffs
The program is expected to start taking effect around Labor Day.
Trump’s diagnosis for critics: ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’
This “syndrome” was attributed to critics of Obama and Bush in the past.
Environmental groups vow to fight Trump climate actions
President’s executive order includes a review of former President Obama’s signature plan to restrict GHGs.
Trump’s tariff plan may hit a wall with Congressional Republicans
His 35% tax could ignite a trade war, says House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
Momentum builds for reviving US Export-Import Bank
Supporters say the bank helps sustain tens of thousands of manufacturing jobs.
US House moves to revive Export-Import Bank
Charter expired at the end of June, and has been unable to approve new applications to help overseas buyers purchase US products.
Obama rescues trade agenda with GOP help
Senate votes 60-38 to strengthen his trade negotiating position.
Obama, Republicans mount quick, bipartisan rescue on trade agenda
Republican-controlled House expected to vote June 18 to give Obama enhanced negotiating authority on TPP deal.
Unions go all out to stop Obama’s trade agenda
US President wants fast track powers to offer trade proposals that Congress can ratify or reject, but not change.
Obama rallies support for job training over tax cuts
Tech Hire program encourages business, education, government collaboration to train people for technology jobs.
Keystone XL showdown imminent in US Senate
Southern Democrats are trying to force a vote immediately on the long-stalled project.
Stalling Keystone will hurt US energy security, Canadian economy: Oliver
Finance Minister says US energy security depends on having multiple sources of oil.
No Keystone XL pipeline this year, following new delay
State Department needs more time to prepare its recommendation to the president over the pipeline’s routing.
Dissing NAFTA is hot in Washington
Obama and allies leverage the 20-year-old deal to sell benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Unusual US coalition back Keystone XL pipeline
A group of Republicans, Democrats, labour and business leaders and a Canadian ambassador are pushing for a quick approval.
Tough job ahead as Obama puts climate talk into action
Must sell his ambitious plan to a wary public.
Republicans aim to take Keystone XL decision out of Obama’s hands
The Northern Route Approval Act would give Congress the power to greenlight the pipeline.
Obama signs bill raising US debt ceiling
US averts default, but sets up another debt clash later this year.
US Senate blocks forced Keystone approval
Obama again under fire after Republican senators fall four votes short of removing Keystone approval from the White House.