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UK Voters Choose a New Government to Resolve Brexit Impasse

LONDON — Britons who have endured more than three years of wrangling over their country’s messy divorce from the European Union cast ballots Thursday in an election billed as a way out of the Brexit stalemate in the deeply divided nation. “I think we all go...
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As UK-EU Relations Cool, Battle Looms to Stop No-Deal Brexit

LONDON — In Brussels and London, one question is growing louder: Can Boris Johnson be stopped? Britain's prime minister says the U.K. is leaving the European Union in less than 90 days, either with a divorce deal, or — it seems increasingly likely — without...
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Steaming Mad Conservatives Talk Recall of AG Becerra

SACRAMENTO — A conservative San Diego radio host who is a driving force behind an initiative to repeal recent gas tax increases said this week that he'll seek to recall California's Attorney General Xavier Bece...
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Irony Alert: Nunes Hits Up Bay Area for Campaign Donations

Highly respected San Francisco Chronicle political reporter John Wildermuth served up a scoop Monday. Rep. Devin Nunes is hitting up Bay Area conservatives for campaign donations in the fight to keep his seat against Andrew Janz. The irony is that in his...

Zakaria: Dems Face a Hard Sell in November

Democrats remain optimistic about their chances for retaking the House of Representatives in November's mid-term elections. The party's successes in last week's California primary election have buoyed their hopes further. "But they should take note of the b...