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In Snub to US, Britain Will Allow Huawei in 5G Networks

LONDON — Britain decided Tuesday to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to supply new high-speed network equipment, ignoring the U.S. government's warnings that it would sever intelligence cooperation if the company was not banned. Britain's decision is the first by a major U.S. ally in Europe, and follows intense lobbying...

Walters: The GOP's Decline and Fall in California

The very rapid decline of California’s Republican Party — from near-dominance in the 1980s and early 1990s to its current irrelevance — has been one of the state’s most dramatic political events. Thirty years ago, in 1989, Republicans were on a roll in California, to wit: —GOP candidates dominated the...

Democrats Chip Away at GOP Dominance in State Governments

Democrats took back the governor's office in Illinois on Tuesday, their first victory in a nationwide strategy to consolidate power in their traditional strongholds and chip away at years of Republican dominance in numerous other state capitols. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner conceded to his Democratic opponent, J.B. Pritzker, less than...