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Social Democrats Set to Win Close Legislative Election in Finland – The Wall Street Journal

Social Democrats Set to Win Close Legislative Election in Finland - The Wall Street Journal

Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne, left, and his wife Heta Ravolainen-Rinne celebrate the party’s likely election victory at a restaurant in Helsinki on April 14. Photo: jarno kuusinen/epa/Shutterstock By Drew Hinshaw Drew Hinshaw The Wall Street Journal Biography @drewfhinshaw drew.hinshaw@wsj.com April 14, 2019 5:40 p.m. ET Finland’s Social Democrats were projected to have won a […]

Social Democrats, populists top Finland vote ahead of EU’s – ABC News

Chairman of Centre Party of Finland Juha Sipila arrives at the parliamentary election party in Helsinki, Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)

Finland’s Social Democratic Party won the most votes in the country’s parliamentary election Sunday, trailed closely by a populist party that campaigned on ensuring the government does not overdo its efforts to combat climate change. A near complete vote count late Sunday gave the Social Democrats 40 seats in Finland’s 200-member parliament, and the euroskeptic, […]

Border surge pressures Democrats to craft their own immigration solutions — not just oppose Trump – The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro offered a far-reaching plan to remake the nation’s immigration policy Tuesday with a new call to end criminal penalties for migrants entering the country without permission and a plan to remove detention as a tool for most immigration enforcement. Castro’s proposal, the first detailed immigration policy blueprint from any of […]

Democrats fume as Trump cuts Central American aid – POLITICO

Democrats fume as Trump cuts Central American aid - POLITICO

Sen. Patrick Leahy’s office, which takes a lead role overseeing the funding, has directed the State Department to explain what it plans to cut and whether there will be exceptions. | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo Immigration The administration has intensified its argument that illegal immigration has created a crisis demanding additional resources and changes to existing […]

Democrats celebrating New Zealand gun ban expose the Left's authoritarian impulses – Washington Examiner

Democrats celebrating New Zealand gun ban expose the Left's authoritarian impulses - Washington Examiner

New Zealand’s decision to swiftly ban guns in the wake of Christchurch shooting has been drawing praise among Democrats — in the process revealing the Left’s chilling authoritarian impulses. On Thursday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the nation would immediately ban the sale of a broadly-defined class of semiautomatic weapons and then offer […]

Highlighting contrast, 2020 Democrats ditch AIPAC as Trump affirms Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights – Washington Examiner

Highlighting contrast, 2020 Democrats ditch AIPAC as Trump affirms Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights - Washington Examiner

The increasingly stark contrast between the parties on Israel came into view on Thursday as leading 2020 Democrats, under pressure from the Left, announced they were skipping the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s policy conference, while President Trump affirmed on Twitter that the United States should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. On […]

Net Neutrality Gets a Power-Up from Democrats – WIRED

Net Neutrality Gets a Power-Up from Democrats - WIRED

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Net Neutrality Gets a Power-Up from Democrats  WIRED Democrats’ Net Neutrality Bill Would Force Ajit Pai to Actually Do His Job  Gizmodo Democrats unveil net neutrality legislation  CBS News The Democrats’ net neutrality bill is political virtue signaling at its worst  Los Angeles Times Trump killed net neutrality. Congress is getting a chance to […]

Could the Democrats save net neutrality this time? – Slate

Could the Democrats save net neutrality this time? - Slate

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai. Alex Wong/Getty Images Now That You Mention It, Jane Mayer, the Trump Administration Really Does Seem to Be Helping Fox News Did Michael Jackson Abuse Because He Was Abused? Here’s What the Research Really Says. Google Revealed It Was Underpaying Some Men. That’s Misleading—and Damaging. Facebook Is Making a […]

Senate Democrats, Cuomo spar over Amazon deal – Buffalo News

Senate Democrats, Cuomo spar over Amazon deal - Buffalo News

ALBANY — Party alliances aside, Democratic Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Democrats in the state Senate have had a strained relationship, at best, over the years. On Friday, it got worse. The internecine squabbles erupted for all to see with Cuomo publicly declaring that Senate Democrats are engaged in a “pandering” exercise to try to […]

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