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Merkel's conservatives, SPD clinch coalition agreement: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats agreed ‘in principle’ on Wednesday on a coalition deal, sources involved in the talks said, taking Europe’s economic powerhouse a step closer to a new government. “In principle, ...

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Merkel's conservatives, SPD agree on German coalition blueprint: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) agreed after all-night talks on Friday to a blueprint for formal coalition negotiations, party sources said, bolstering prospects for an end to months of political uncertainty. The ...

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Merkel's conservatives, SPD agree German coalition blueprint: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) agreed after all-night talks on Friday to a blueprint for formal coalition negotiations, party sources said, bolstering prospects for an end to months of political uncertainty. The ...

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As coalition talks loom, German conservatives reject SPD's Europe idea

BERLIN (Reuters) – Senior members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on Saturday rejected the vision for a United States of Europe put forward by the Social Democrats (SPD), with whom they are hoping to form a governing coalition. Social ...

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Tax Overhaul Bears Gifts for Conservatives, Including Rights for Unborn

WASHINGTON — Tucked away in the Republican tax plan are several provisions that have little to do with overhauling the tax code and more to do with ensuring conservative lawmakers vote for the legislation. The 400-plus-page bill released Thursday includes ...

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On Washington: Trump and McConnell See a Way to Make Conservatives Happy

On Washington By CARL HULSE WASHINGTON — Stymied legislatively, President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell are turning their attention to one way they can skirt Democratic roadblocks and mollify unhappy Republicans — by filling scores of federal court vacancies. In ...

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Austria Shifts Right as Refashioned Conservatives Win in an Upset

VIENNA — Austria’s 31-year-old foreign minister led the conservative party to a major political upset on Sunday, with the People’s Party emerging as the strongest political force in the country, setting the course for a shift to the right. Supporters ...

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German conservatives push Finance Minister Schaeuble to swap job

BERLIN (Reuters) – Senior conservatives raised pressure on Wolfgang Schaeuble on Tuesday to give up the finance ministry and instead impose his authority as head of Germany’s next parliament, which will include a large bloc of far-right members. Schaeuble has ...

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Conservatives Recoil at Trump’s Accommodation With Democrats Over DACA

WASHINGTON — President Trump came under withering attack on Thursday from some of his strongest supporters, who were outraged and unforgiving about his decision to set aside, for now, a fight over building the border wall he has long promised ...

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