Senate vote on tax and climate bill: Live updates

Senate vote on tax and climate bill: Live updates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals of slowing global warmingmoderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. The estimated $740 billion package heads next to the House, where lawmakers … Read more

Son teases election run at Saudi-backed golf event

A detailed view of a golf bag belonging to Eric Trump reads “Trump 2024” as seen during the pro-am prior to the LIV Golf Invitational – Bedminster at Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster on July 28, 2022 in Bedminster, New Jersey. Jonathan Ferrey | LIV Golf | Getty Images Eric Trump is more than ready … Read more

Why is Tunisia’s new proposed constitution so controversial? | Election News

EXPLAINER Tunisians are voting on a new constitution put forward by the president which many people in the country are opposed to. Tunisia, Tunisia – Tunisians are voting in a referendum on Monday to decide on whether to adopt a new constitution President Kais Saied has pushed for, which, if adopted, will change the country … Read more

US conservatives embracing controversial Hungarian leader

When heads of state visit the US, the top item on their itinerary is usually a visit to the White House. For Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán next month, he will be addressing a conference of conservative activists in Dallas. Orban’s appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where he’ll be joined by former President … Read more

Bolsonaro kicks off the presidential bid at the party convention

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro made official his bid to run for reelection in October, giving him three months to close a double-digit gap to secure victory. The Liberal Party’s formal approval of Bolsonaro’s candidacy took place at its convention Sunday in a Rio de Janeiro stadium. Support was widely expected … Read more

Italy heads to early election after Draghi’s coalition fails

ROME (AP) — Italy is headed for an early election after its president accepted Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s resignation Thursday and decided there was no possibility for cobbling together another government following the rapid collapse of the ruling coalition. The demise of Draghi’s coalition in the eurozone’s third-largest economy and the uncertainty of what Italian … Read more

Boris Johnson advises the next prime minister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, London. Picture date: Wednesday July 20, 2022. House Of Commons | Pa Images | Getty Images Departing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson bid farewell to lawmakers in his own inimitable style as he implored British parliamentarians not to pay too much … Read more

Boris Johnson advises the next prime minister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, London. Picture date: Wednesday July 20, 2022. House Of Commons | Pa Images | Getty Images Departing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson bid farewell to lawmakers in his own inimitable style as he implored British parliamentarians not to pay too much … Read more

Sri Lanka presidency a close contest after frontrunner pulls out | Election News

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Three candidates are in the race to be the next Sri Lankan president after former leader Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country and resigned last week over the island’s worst-ever economic crisis. Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe will face the opposition-backed candidate Dullas Alahapperuma and Marxist party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake in the … Read more

How Joe Biden’s Naïve Saudi Trip Could Cost Him the Midterms

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia—The origin of the fist bump between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and US President Joe Biden is murkier than the estimated 11 trillion gallons of oil oozing beneath this desert kingdom. The ramifications of the collision are more muddled than the particulars of a Central Intelligence Agency report that reckons the … Read more