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Republican Party (United States): Major political party in the United States
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its main, historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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US Stocks Decline, Stimulus Negotiations Heat Up [Video]

US Stocks Decline, Stimulus Negotiations Heat Up

Reuters US stocks closed down on Tuesday as investors mulled Senate Republicans' coronavirus stimulus package and a slew of earnings reports. The GOP continued negotiations on its initial fiscal relief..

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Arpaio: 'This Will Be The Last Time I Run For Office' [Video]

Arpaio: 'This Will Be The Last Time I Run For Office'

Joe Arpaio is the outspoken, controversial, and former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. And according to CNN, he will remain a former sheriff, thanks to Tuesday's Republican primary for the post...

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Still no dice: Dems, GOP fail on aid deal [Video]

Still no dice: Dems, GOP fail on aid deal

Top Democrats and negotiators for President Donald Trump failed to reach a deal on a new coronavirus relief bill, as Trump on Friday said he'd be going "a different way!" Gavino Garay has more.

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Still no dice: Dems, GOP stall on aid deal [Video]

Still no dice: Dems, GOP stall on aid deal

Top Democrats and negotiators for President Donald Trump failed to reach a deal on a new coronavirus relief bill, as Trump on Friday said he'd be going "a different way!" Gavino Garay has more.

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A 'disappointing' meeting: No deal in COVID-19 talks [Video]

A 'disappointing' meeting: No deal in COVID-19 talks

Congressional Democrats offered to reduce a proposed coronavirus aid package by $1 trillion if Republicans would add a trillion to their counter-offer, but President Donald Trump's negotiators turned..

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White House rejected aid compromise -Pelosi [Video]

White House rejected aid compromise -Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday that she had offered to reduce a proposed coronavirus aid package by a trillion dollars if Republicans would add a trillion to their counter-offer, but..

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GOP fears Trump attacks on mail voting may backfire [Video]

GOP fears Trump attacks on mail voting may backfire

[NFA] State and local elections data show Democratic voters are embracing mail-in ballots at rates far above Republicans ahead of a contest that could see decreased turnout on election day. This..

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Tests Positive for Coronavirus [Video]

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Republican Governor was tested as a precaution prior to a scheduled meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday.

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GOP Governor Won't Meet Trump Because He's COVID-19 Positive [Video]

GOP Governor Won't Meet Trump Because He's COVID-19 Positive

One of the few Republican governors to differ with President Donald Trump over how to handle the novel coronavirus pandemic has tested positive for COVID-19. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine tweeted Thursday..

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Pelosi says GOP doesn't give a 'damn' about aid [Video]

Pelosi says GOP doesn't give a 'damn' about aid

[NFA] House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in an interview with CNBC on Thursday attacked her Republican colleagues for not moving on their new coronavirus relief bill proposal, saying they don't give a "damn"..

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New York sues to break up the NRA [Video]

New York sues to break up the NRA

[NFA] New York state's attorney general sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association on Thursday, alleging senior leaders of the non-profit group diverted millions of dollars for personal use. At..

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GOP doesn't understand 'gravity of the situation' -Pelosi [Video]

GOP doesn't understand 'gravity of the situation' -Pelosi

During her weekly press briefing, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized Republicans for not understanding the "gravity of the situation" when it came COVID-19 and the urgent need to pass another..

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Biden unveils $280 mln campaign advertising blitz [Video]

Biden unveils $280 mln campaign advertising blitz

[NFA] The Democratic presidential candidate plans to buy digital and TV ads in 15 states, including key battlegrounds and Republican-leaning states. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Kobach loses U.S. Senate seat in Kansas primary [Video]

Kobach loses U.S. Senate seat in Kansas primary

U.S. Representative Roger Marshall won the Kansas Republican primary for the Senate on Tuesday, defeating anti-immigration firebrand Kris Kobach with the help of the party establishment, which feared..

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U.S. election will not be delayed -Trump advisers [Video]

U.S. election will not be delayed -Trump advisers

[NFA] The White House and Donald Trump's campaign on Sunday sought to shut down the Republican president's musings on delaying the 2020 vote, saying there will be an election on Nov. 3. This report..

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U.S. election will be Nov. 3 as planned -Meadows [Video]

U.S. election will be Nov. 3 as planned -Meadows

The White House and Donald Trump's campaign on Sunday sought to shut down the Republican president's musings on delaying the 2020 vote, saying there will be an election on Nov. 3.

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McConnell Tells Republican Candidates To Distance From Trump [Video]

McConnell Tells Republican Candidates To Distance From Trump

Senator Mitch McConnell has a strong suggestion for his fellow Republicans. He is saying do whatever it takes to salvage their campaigns, reports CNN. This is ahead of what Republicans increasingly..

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Fauci hopeful for vaccine by end of year into 2021 [Video]

Fauci hopeful for vaccine by end of year into 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States' top infectious disease expert, said on Friday at a congressional hearing that he was 'cautiously optimistic' that there will be a vaccine for the coronavirus by..

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Republicans, Democrats doubt fair election –poll [Video]

Republicans, Democrats doubt fair election –poll

[NFA] A new Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday found broad concerns in both political parties about the integrity of the U.S. election and about half of the registered voters surveyed said they..

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Portland has night without tear gas as feds withdraw [Video]

Portland has night without tear gas as feds withdraw

[NFA] Portland had its first night in weeks without tear gas after state police took over from federal agents guarding a courthouse that has been the focal point of violence between protesters and..

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Pelosi Issues Obligatory Mask Rule for the House Chamber [Video]

Pelosi Issues Obligatory Mask Rule for the House Chamber

The House Speaker's new order comes after Texas GOP Representative Louie Gohmert tested positive for COVID-19.

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Donald Trump suggests delay in polls, cites mail-in voting 'fraud' l Key details [Video]

Donald Trump suggests delay in polls, cites mail-in voting 'fraud' l Key details

US President Donald Trump on Thursday asked for the US Elections to be delayed. "With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT..

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Trump says U.S. pulling some soldiers out of Germany over NATO spending feud

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Saying Trump 'drifted away' from Constitution, Colin Powell picks Biden

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Sunday endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, joining a growing chorus of Republicans and military leaders criticizing Republican President..
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U.S. senator Scott says China trying to sabotage vaccine development

The United States has evidence China is trying to slow down or sabotage the development of a COVID-19 vaccine by Western countries, Republican senator Rick Scott said on Sunday.
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Republican senator Murkowski 'struggling' over whether to back Trump in election

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski said on Thursday she is struggling to decide whether she can support President Donald Trump's re-election bid, saying criticism of Trump's response to nationwide protests by..
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U.S. Senate Republicans block bill condemning Trump over protesters

U.S. Senate Republicans blocked a Democratic resolution on Tuesday that would have condemned President Donald Trump for the use of gas and rubber bullets against peaceful protesters near the White..
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A group of Republican lawmakers plans to unveil legislation this week to keep Americans from investing in foreign defense companies with ties to China's military, according to a document seen by..
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Biden calls Trump 'absolute fool' for not wearing face mask

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday called his Republican rival Donald Trump an "absolute fool" for not wearing a mask at a series of recent public events, saying his lack of..
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U.S. senators seek to sanction Chinese officials over Hong Kong

Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Thursday they would introduce legislation to impose sanctions on Chinese officials for violating Hong Kong's independence, after Beijing moved to impose..
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U.S. Senate Republican leader threatens 'reexamining' U.S.-China relationship

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U.S. House Democrats float $3 trillion coronavirus bill, Republicans reject it

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled a $3 trillion-plus coronavirus relief package with funding for states, businesses, food support and families, only to see the measure..
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Trump Senate ally seeks China sanctions over COVID-19 probe

A leading U.S. Republican senator proposed legislation on Tuesday that would authorize the U.S. president to impose far-reaching sanctions on China if it fails to give a full account of events leading..
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Republican bill seeks sanctions on China over COVID-19 probe

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Trump and Republicans narrowly top Biden in April fundraising

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee said on Monday they jointly raised $61.7 million in April, just beating the month's haul for presumptive Democratic..
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White House considers more coronavirus aid as jobs picture worsens

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White House considers more coronavirus stimulus, with conditions - officials

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Republicans want review of aid to WHO, Democrat may subpoena Pompeo

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U.S. Senate Democrats seek coronavirus fund disclosure as Trump pushes nominees

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