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Fox PoliticsJan 16, 2019
British PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote, day after major Brexit defeat
Prime Minister Theresa May's government survived a vote of no-confidence Wednesday as her Conservative Party stuck together to pushback an effort to oust the government -- despite May's colossal Brexit defeat a day earlier.

MPs voted down Theresa May's Brexit deal by a huge majority. But now what? (BBC Politics)
Brexit: DUP meets PM before no confidence vote (BBC Talking Point)

BBC PoliticsJan 16, 2019
Moment government survives confidence vote
Theresa May has promised she will start talks with other party leaders over Brexit plans.

Theresa May survives confidence vote (Politico)

Washington Post PoliticsJan 16, 2019
House Democratic leaders try to avert censure vote on Rep. Steve King
Top Democrats think censure of King's racial remarks might set a dangerous precedent for policing members' speech.

BBC PoliticsJan 16, 2019
May's government survives no confidence vote
Theresa May sees off a bid to topple her government by 19 votes and vows to get on with delivering Brexit.

New York Times PoliticsJan 16, 2019
Democrats Fall Short in Effort to Rebuke Administration on Russia Sanctions
A measure that would have forced President Trump to leave sanctions in place on a Russian oligarch's companies fell three votes short in the Senate.

The Daily BeastJan 16, 2019
Theresa May's Government Limps On After Surviving No-Confidence Vote
Reuters / U.K. ParliamentTheresa May's government has survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition Labour party following the humiliating rejection of her Brexit deal—the largest parliamentary defeat in British history.

Although dozens of her colleagues rebelled against her in the vote on her Brexit deal on Tuesday, the Conservative party rallied behind her—alongside the Northern Irish DUP which has a loose coalition arrangement with the Conservatives—to allow her to limp on with her faltering attempts to see through Britain's exit from the European Union.

May won the vote by 325 to 306.

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Washington Post PoliticsJan 16, 2019
Power Up: Barr's testimony sets the stage for future fights over Mueller report
And May faces no confidence vote on Brexit.

Yahoo PoliticsJan 16, 2019
Steve King faces increasing pressure to resign after ‘white supremacy' remarks
FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, the House voted 416-1 for a resolution repudiating Kingâ??s words expressing puzzlement about why terms like â??white nationalistâ? are offensive.

Fox PoliticsJan 16, 2019
Embattled British PM Theresa May faces fresh no-confidence vote, as calls to delay Brexit intensify
Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a fresh vote of no-confidence on Wednesday, a day after suffering a devastating defeat on her Brexit deal -- as calls to delay Britain's departure from the bloc intensify.

Democracy NowJan 16, 2019
Judge Blocks Trump Plan to Add Citizenship Question to Census, Citing "Smorgasbord" of Broken Rules
A federal judge in New York City has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to put a citizenship question on the census. In a lengthy opinion, U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman wrote that in deciding to add a citizenship question to the census, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated a "veritable smorgasbord" of federal rules and "alternately ignored, cherry-picked, or badly misconstrued the evidence in the record before him." Ross announced the citizenship question in March, touting it as a way to enforce the Voting Rights Act and protect minorities against voter discrimination. Voting rights activists feared the question would deter immigrants from participating in the census, leading to a vast undercount in states with large immigrant communities. That could impact everything from the redrawing of congressional maps to the allocation of federal funding. We speak with David Cole, national legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, which challenged the addition of the citizenship question.

BBC Talking PointJan 16, 2019
Brexit vote: Donald Tusk hints UK should stay in EU
The European Council president sends a cryptic tweet after Theresa May's Brexit deal is rejected.

BBC PoliticsJan 16, 2019
Brexit: Theresa May faces confidence vote after huge defeat
Labour is bidding to force a general election after the PM's Brexit deal was rejected but Tory rebels and the DUP have pledged support.

The Daily BeastJan 15, 2019
Deafening Silence From White House as Republicans Chide Steve King
Drew Angerer/GettyThe walls at the Capitol have closed in on Rep. Steve King (R-IA) over his latest racist remarks, but a growing number of Democrats are wondering why any walls are still standing around King at all, let alone the president who they see as the race-baiter-in-chief.    

On Tuesday, the House overwhelmingly voted to reject white supremacy and white nationalism after King publicly questioned how those terms ever became offensive. That vote came a day after Republican leaders in the House stripped him of his committee assignments (where lawmakers do the serious work of legislating for their constituents' interests while on Capitol Hill).

The move appeared to have rendered King, normally one of the most talkative lawmakers on the Hill when he wants to be, temporarily speechless; he emerged from his office Tuesday only to refuse to answer any questions from a crowd of film crews gathered outside.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

BBC Talking PointJan 15, 2019
Brexit: Irish cabinet discusses 'no deal plans'
Leo Varadkar's cabinet met just hours before UK MPs vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal.
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