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Powell remembered as ‘one of the finest Americans never to be president’

(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell salutes the audience as he takes the stage at the Washington Ideas Forum in Washington, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (Reuters) -Colin Powell https://www.reuters.com/world/us/obituary-colin-powell-us-military-leader-first-black-secretary-state-dies-2021-10-18, the first Black U.S. secretary of state and top military officer, died on Monday https://www.reuters.com/world/us/ex-joint-chiefs-staff-powell-dies-covid-complications-facebook-post-2021-10-18 at the age of 84 due to complications from COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated, his...

Biden says policing is as hard as ever, vows reform

World8 hours ago (Oct 16, 2021 05:56PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden leave after paying their respects to U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick, 42, as he lies in honor in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, U.S., February 2, 2021. Salwan Georges/Poo 2/2 By Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday vowed to...

White House commission on Supreme Court reforms sees risks in expanding court

World24 minutes ago (Oct 14, 2021 06:11PM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Storm clouds roll in over the U.S. Supreme Court, following an abortion ruling by the Texas legislature, in Washington, U.S., September 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden's commission studying potential changes to the U.S. Supreme Court warned that expanding the number of justices would be seen as a "partisan maneuver,"...

Schumer says U.S. Senate to vote on election reform next week

Politics1 hour ago (Oct 14, 2021 10:36AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters following the Senate Democrats weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., September 28, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said on Thursday the chamber will vote next week on whether to debate a new election...

Anti-Trump Republicans to back vulnerable Democratic lawmakers in 2022 congressional races

World38 minutes ago (Oct 14, 2021 07:56AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An American flag flies outside of the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner By Tim Reid LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A group of anti-Trump Republicans on Thursday will endorse a slate of Democratic lawmakers facing tough races in next year's midterm elections, in a bid to stop the Republican...

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