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Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault which he denies but held off on pursuing impeachment with the Republican speaker of the state House urging restraint NegativeRICHMOND Va http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-virginia-politics/virginia-democrats-hold-fire-on-impeachment-of-lieutenant-governor-idUSKCN1Q00PS2019-02-12
House Speaker Kirk Cox the Republican who would become governor if all three Democrats resigned said it was too soon to say whether he would support impeachment NegativeRICHMOND Va http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-virginia-politics/virginia-democrats-hold-fire-on-impeachment-of-lieutenant-governor-idUSKCN1Q00PS2019-02-12
We must be prepared for all he said at an event hosted by the Social Democrats in Berlin PositiveBERLIN European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Monday that it was necessary for the European Union and all of its member states to be ready for all possible scenarios regarding Britains expected departure from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-moscovici/eus-moscovici-we-must-be-prepared-for-all-brexit-scenarios-idUSKCN1Q00ZB2019-02-12
WASHINGTON Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday after party leaders condemned her use of antiSemitic in suggesting that U.S. congressional support for Israel is a result of campaign donations NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday after party leaders condemned her use of antiSemitic in suggesting that U.S. congressional support for Israel is a result of campaign donations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-omar/u-s-lawmaker-apologizes-after-house-leaders-condemn-her-anti-semitic-tropes-idUSKCN1Q02CY2019-02-12
Omar had been criticized by Republicans and Democrats for saying on Twitter that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee a proIsrael lobbying group was paying U.S. politicians to support Israel NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday after party leaders condemned her use of antiSemitic in suggesting that U.S. congressional support for Israel is a result of campaign donations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-omar/u-s-lawmaker-apologizes-after-house-leaders-condemn-her-anti-semitic-tropes-idUSKCN1Q02CY2019-02-12
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic House leaders condemned her remarks earlier calling for an apology and saying antiSemitism must be confronted and condemned NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday after party leaders condemned her use of antiSemitic in suggesting that U.S. congressional support for Israel is a result of campaign donations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-omar/u-s-lawmaker-apologizes-after-house-leaders-condemn-her-anti-semitic-tropes-idUSKCN1Q02CY2019-02-12
Ahead of the deadline a group of Republican and Democratic senators on Thursday renewed their push to penalize Saudi Arabia unveiling legislation to bar some arms sales and impose sanctions NegativeBUDAPEST The United States is still probing the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday as U.S. lawmakers continued to demand stronger U.S. action to punish the perpetrators http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-khashoggi/u-s-will-keep-investigating-journalist-khashoggis-murder-pompeo-idUSKCN1Q01SC2019-02-12
WASHINGTON Feb 11 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 11 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-shutdown-trump-democrats/trump-says-democrats-to-blame-if-government-shuts-down-again-idUSW1N1ZN0012019-02-12
A collapse in talks between U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers has meanwhile raised fears of another government shutdown NegativeNEW YORK Feb 11 Stock markets globally edged higher on Monday as investors eyed the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China and watched for signs of progress on Brexit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-edge-higher-ahead-of-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL1N2060JB2019-02-12
A collapse in talks between U.S. Democrat and Republican lawmakers has meanwhile raised fears of another government shutdown there NegativeEuropean shares bounce from oneweek low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-inch-higher-as-investors-look-ahead-to-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL5N20634L2019-02-12
WASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline NegativeWASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/u-s-lawmakers-meet-on-border-security-scrambling-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKCN1Q01NV2019-02-12
The talks stumbled over the weekend over funding for physical barriers along the border and a Democratic proposal to reduce allotted spaces in immigration detention facilities for people facing deportation NegativeWASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/u-s-lawmakers-meet-on-border-security-scrambling-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKCN1Q01NV2019-02-12
Democrats oppose the Trump administration expanding its capacity to hold more people arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents for eventual deportation NegativeWASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/u-s-lawmakers-meet-on-border-security-scrambling-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKCN1Q01NV2019-02-12
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the proposal a poison introduced into the talks by the Democrats saying it would result in the release of thousands of illegal immigrants NegativeWASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/u-s-lawmakers-meet-on-border-security-scrambling-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKCN1Q01NV2019-02-12
House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey a Democrat who heads the HouseSenate negotiating committee expressed hope for a deal as she headed into the meeting PositiveWASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/u-s-lawmakers-meet-on-border-security-scrambling-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKCN1Q01NV2019-02-12
Rebuking Trump Californias Democratic governor Gavin Newsom said he would pull hundreds of the states National Guard troops from the border NegativeWASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/u-s-lawmakers-meet-on-border-security-scrambling-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKCN1Q01NV2019-02-12
EL PASO Texas Beto ORourke the former Democratic Texas congressman who is considering a 2020 White House bid will join a march Monday night to protest Republican President Donald Trumps rally at the same time in the border town of El Paso PositiveEL PASO Texas Beto ORourke the former Democratic Texas congressman who is considering a 2020 White House bid will join a march Monday night to protest Republican President Donald Trumps rally at the same time in the border town of El Paso http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-protests/orourke-trump-to-headline-dueling-texas-border-town-rallies-idUSKCN1Q01Y22019-02-12
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris a former prosecutor who is seeking the Democratic Partys 2020 presidential nomination said on Monday she had smoked marijuana in college and supported its legalization PositiveU.S. Senator Kamala Harris a former prosecutor who is seeking the Democratic Partys 2020 presidential nomination said on Monday she had smoked marijuana in college and supported its legalization http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-harris/u-s-presidential-candidate-harris-says-she-tried-pot-and-inhaled-idUSKCN1Q02DZ2019-02-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-trump-democrats/trump-says-democrats-to-blame-if-government-shuts-down-again-idUSKCN1Q02AY2019-02-12
WASHINGTON A Trump administration immigration official on Monday called a Democratic proposal to cap the number of spaces at detention facilities for illegal immigrants extremely to public safety an issue that has complicated talks aimed at heading off another government shutdown NegativeWASHINGTON A Trump administration immigration official on Monday called a Democratic proposal to cap the number of spaces at detention facilities for illegal immigrants extremely to public safety an issue that has complicated talks aimed at heading off another government shutdown http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-trump-immigration/u-s-official-blasts-democratic-proposal-on-immigration-detention-facilities-idUSKCN1Q029J2019-02-12
WASHINGTON A Trump administration immigration official on Monday called a Democratic proposal to cap the number of spaces at detention facilities for illegal immigrants extremely to public safety an issue that has complicated talks aimed at heading off another government shutdown NegativeWASHINGTON A Trump administration immigration official on Monday called a Democratic proposal to cap the number of spaces at detention facilities for illegal immigrants extremely to public safety an issue that has complicated talks aimed at heading off another government shutdown http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-trump-immigration/u-s-official-blasts-democratic-proposal-on-immigration-detention-facilities-idUSKCN1Q029J2019-02-12










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Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has defended calling slaves indentured servants in his first TV interview since a racism scandal broke. NegativeVirginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has defended calling slaves indentured servants in his first TV interview since a racism scandal broke. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472035292019-02-12
On Monday a Democraticled impeachment effort against Mr Fairfax who is black appeared to stall after lawmakers announced that they would hold off for until further consultations are completed. NegativeVirginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has defended calling slaves indentured servants in his first TV interview since a racism scandal broke. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472035292019-02-12
The number three in Virginias government Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring is also in hot water after admitting to wearing blackface to a university party in 1980. PositiveVirginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has defended calling slaves indentured servants in his first TV interview since a racism scandal broke. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472035292019-02-12
Democratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. PositiveDemocratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472033162019-02-12
Mr Trump said on Monday it is up Democrats to make a deal or take the blame for a renewed shutdown. NegativeDemocratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472033162019-02-12
Some 17 Republican and Democratic negotiators from the Senate and the House have been holding talks to try to reach a border security agreement that can be accepted by Congress. PositiveDemocratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472033162019-02-12
Democrats want to cap the number of beds at detention centres reserved for those cases at 16500. NegativeDemocratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472033162019-02-12
On Monday Mr Trump tweeted that the Democrats do not want us to detain or send back criminal This is a brand new demand PositiveDemocratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472033162019-02-12
The Democrats are also looking at between NeutralDemocratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472033162019-02-12
Gov Newsoms move follows that of his Democratic colleague Gov Michelle Grisham of New Mexico who pulled her states troops from the border last week. NeutralDemocratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472033162019-02-12
New Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. NegativeNew Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472019832019-02-12
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders released a statement on Monday condemning the tweets and calling on Ms Omar to immediately apologise for these hurtful comments. NegativeNew Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472019832019-02-12
The statement was also signed by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries and vicechair Katherine Clark Majority Whip James Clyburn and Assistant House Speaker Ben Ray Lujan. PositiveNew Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472019832019-02-12
Max Rose a New York Democrat called Ms Omars remarks deeply hurtful. NegativeNew Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472019832019-02-12
The letter did not name Ms Omar but said top Democrats must confront lawmakers who make reckless statements. NegativeNew Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472019832019-02-12
On Monday Canadas independent Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner confirmed he has launched an examination following a request from two opposition New Democrat MPs NegativeCanadas ethics csar will examine allegations the prime ministers office may have improperly tried to help a firm avoid a criminal trial. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472037092019-02-12
Like most Republicans and a number of Democrats Mr Jones backed President George W Bushs resolution to use military force in Iraq to oust its leader Saddam Hussein. NegativeRepublican congressman Walter B Jones known for changing the name of French fries in government cafeterias to freedom fries has died. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-471962662019-02-12