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07/21/2019

Cheney says 'send her back' chants were 'absolutely wrong,' but weren't about Omar's race or gender House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., decried on Sunday the “send her back” chants directed at freshmen Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.,...
11:36, 07/21/2019

Trump Sets the Terms on Racial Division. Do Democrats Know What to Do? Democratic candidates universally denounce Mr. Trump’s words, but disagreements exist on how the eventual presidential nominee should best respond on ...
11:24, 07/21/2019

Conservative Conference Avoids Trump as They Rebrand Nationalism and Economic Policy David Brog had a message for any white supremacists potentially lurking in the crowd the National Conservatism Conference in Washington, D.C. on July ...
10:24, 07/21/2019

President Trump Continues Attacks on Democratic Congresswomen, Saying They Are Not ‘Capable’ of Loving the U.S. President Donald Trump drew fresh criticism on Sunday with an eighth day of attacks on the four progressive Democratic Congresswomen known as “T...
10:24, 07/21/2019

Stephen Miller blasts 'Squad' for labeling opponents as racist despite their own 'shocking' comments Trump administration adviser Stephen Miller is denying that President Trump has played the race card in his recent attack against minority congresswom...
10:12, 07/21/2019

Booker dodges question about spokesperson's Biden 'senate judiciary hearing' tweet 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker was unable on Sunday to clarify a tweet his spokesman sent out about former Vice President Joe Biden ...
10:12, 07/21/2019

Trump says Democratic congresswoman 'should apologize to America' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four liberal Democrats in Congress, all women of color who have criticized his policie...
10:00, 07/21/2019

U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airsp...
10:00, 07/21/2019

Remain alliance could be kingmakers with up to 154 seats up for grabs As many as 154 seats could be won by Remain candidates if the alliance formed in Brecon and Radnorshire ahead of a by-election is replicated across th...
09:36, 07/21/2019

Labour launches website to educate members about antisemitism Labour has launched a website featuring "education materials" on how members can confront racism, with antisemitism the first kind of discrimination h...
09:36, 07/21/2019

Georgia man denies telling black female lawmaker to 'go back where you came from' A man confronted a black Georgia state lawmaker in front of reporters Saturday and denied her accusation that he told her to "go back where you came f...
09:12, 07/21/2019

Trump says Squad is 'destroying the Democrat Party' President Trump called out the four freshman congresswomen known as the "Squad," claiming that not only are they bad for America as a whole, they are ...
09:12, 07/21/2019

Cummings say there is 'no doubt' Trump is racist following controversy over tweets House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said Sunday that he has “no doubt” that President Trump is racist amid the ongoing controve...
09:12, 07/21/2019

Nadler not worried that GOP could press Mueller for details on Russia probe: 'Let them waste their time' House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., is looking forward to Wednesday’s testimony from Robert Mueller, and is not concerned ...
09:12, 07/21/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour...
09:12, 07/21/2019

Ahead of Mueller hearing, Nadler says there is ‘substantial evidence’ Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors The House Judiciary Committee chairman on Sunday defended his panel’s decision to call former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to testify later t...
09:00, 07/21/2019

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8...
05:48, 07/21/2019

Ted Cruz, progressive hero? Texan defies hard-liner image with AOC cooperation and more Is Ted Cruz – the unapologetic conservative who ran for president in 2016 saying Republicans win by painting “in bold colors, not pale pastels”– makin...
05:48, 07/21/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Protesters are outraged over offensive comments in leaked online messages between Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and other officials. Rosselló’s constituents s...
03:36, 07/21/2019

Pompeo says ‘no indications’ that Iran is changing its ‘malign behavior’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday that there are “no indications” that Iran is willing to change its “malign behavior” -- as the Iranian re...
22:12, 07/20/2019

AOC says Trump 'relished' rally chant about Omar, doesn't want to be president anymore Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., disputed President Trump's account of his Wednesday rally in North Carolina, claiming that he "relished" the au...
22:12, 07/20/2019

Virginia Democrats vow to boycott legislature's 400th anniversary celebration if Trump attends Virginia Democratic lawmakers said Friday they will boycott an upcoming ceremony to mark the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America ...
22:12, 07/20/2019

Warren compares herself, 'green manufacturing plan' to JFK and Apollo mission Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., suggested on Saturday that her plan to combat climate change was analogous to former President John F. Kennedy's effor...
22:12, 07/20/2019

Lara Trump lashes out after CNN host accuses her of 'lying' about rally crowd's ‘Send her back!’ chant Lara Trump fired back Saturday against critics who’ve asserted that the “Send her back!” chant at President Trump’s recent rally in North Carolina was...
22:12, 07/20/2019

Trump says Squad member Ilhan Omar 'lucky to be where she is' President Trump continued to criticize far-left Democrat Ilhan Omar on Friday afternoon, telling reporters in the Oval Office that the Minnesota congr...
22:12, 07/20/2019

Trump’s Deadline for an Asylum Deal With Mexico Is Monday. Here’s What We Know Donald Trump stood on the South Lawn of the White House on June 11, waving a folded piece of paper in front of the cameras that he said was an agreeme...
16:48, 07/20/2019

Justin Bieber Calls on President Trump to ‘Let Those Kids Out of Cages,’ While Thanking Him for Helping A$AP Rocky Justin Bieber has weighed in on the border crises and A$AP Rocky’s Swedish incarceration with one tweet. On Friday evening, President Trump twee...
16:48, 07/20/2019

In a Reversal, President Trump Disavows Criticism of ‘Send Her Back’ Chant WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted “send her back...
16:48, 07/20/2019

President Trump’s 2020 Campaign Is Now Selling Plastic Straws: ‘Liberal Paper Straws Don’t Work’ President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign store sells “Make America Great Again” hats, T-shirts, cups, towels and even dog leashes. But...
16:48, 07/20/2019

Trump Employs an Old Tactic: Using Race for Gain Since well before setting off a furor by telling four Democratic lawmakers of color to “go back” to their home countries, President Trump has sought t...
12:48, 07/20/2019

Florida Dem admits lying about treating Pulse shooting victims: 'I just made it up' A woman who ended her campaign for the Florida House of Representatives this week reportedly admitted Thursday that she lied about being a doctor and ...
11:36, 07/20/2019

Billionaire Tom Steyer, at first campaign event, says he doesn't see himself as rich Billionaire hedge fund investor Tom Steyer, a late addition to the Democratic presidential field, reportedly told a San Francisco bookstore crowd this...
11:36, 07/20/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages' Bernie Sanders defended his campaign's treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unioniz...
11:36, 07/20/2019

Dem governors fear down-ballot impact of 2020 candidates' far-left positions: 'It scares people' Democratic governors are sounding the alarm that the increasingly far-left positions taken by the party's 2020 presidential candidates are harming ele...
11:36, 07/20/2019

Pete Buttigieg says he's obligated 'with the privilege of whiteness' to speak out on systemic racism South Bend mayor and 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg has continued his efforts to try to reach out to black voters in a new fundraising email, where he sa...
11:36, 07/20/2019

Arizona Dem Kyrsten Sinema joins GOP in push for program that would quickly deport migrants without valid asylum claims Freshman Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., was one of a number of Democrats to join Republican colleagues this week who called for the implementation of a...
11:36, 07/20/2019

Trump offers to 'vouch' for A$AP Rocky in call with Swedish PM President Trump said Saturday that he has told the Swedish prime minister he is prepared to vouch for the bail of A$AP Rocky, the New York-based rappe...
11:36, 07/20/2019

Joe Biden compares Trump to segregationist George Wallace Joe Biden, former U.S. vice-president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared President Donald Trump on Friday to the late George Wallace, a p...
06:12, 07/20/2019

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the ...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of ...
03:00, 07/20/2019

In Another About-Face, Trump Refuses to Condemn ‘Send Her Back’ Chant After saying he was “not happy” with the “send her back” chant at his rally in North Carolina, President Trump reversed himself, just as he did in 201...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Republicans Prep for Mueller Showdown and Counsel a Light Touch House Republicans have savaged Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, but when it comes to his testimony, many are advocating a gentler approach to cl...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special c...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United St...
02:24, 07/20/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Former President Bill Clinton vacations in Dominican Republic as country tries to move past spate of tourist deaths Former President Bill Clinton arrived in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday to vacation and spend time with friends, as the Caribbean nation grapples...
21:00, 07/19/2019

AOC: Trump can't conceive of an immigration system without torture, hurting 'innocent people' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has taken another shot at President Trump amid their ongoing feud, saying he cannot conceive of an immigration ...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Trump slams Dem support for ‘Squad,’ accuses progressives of trash-talking US President Trump on Friday ripped into Democrats for their support of the four progressive lawmakers he has been feuding with this week, repeatedly cla...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Dems plot strategy for grilling Mueller ahead of highly-anticipated testimony When former special counsel Robert Mueller appears next week for planned testimony on Capitol Hill, Democrats are hoping to animate the words on the p...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Michelle Obama seemingly swipes at Trump amid 'send her back' controversy Former First Lady Michelle Obama has seemingly taken a shot at President Trump amid his ongoing feud with four progressive congresswomen, saying "ther...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Ousted Planned Parenthood head says she tried to 'depoliticize' group The former Planned Parenthood president, ousted from her position after eight months on the job, says the move came as she was trying to "depoliticize...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonst...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Brexitcast questions Steve Barclay on Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been criticised for making inaccurate claims during a speech at the final Conservative Hustings - supporter Steve Barclay responds....
17:00, 07/19/2019

For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap President Trump is only the latest to propose returning to the moon and then heading to Mars. But he faces the burdens of history to accomplish what h...
14:48, 07/19/2019

Intelligence committee: New PM must make Huawei decision quickly The intelligence and security committee of parliament has called for the next prime minister to quickly make a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5...
14:24, 07/19/2019

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leake...
14:24, 07/19/2019

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers...
13:48, 07/19/2019

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's mi...
13:48, 07/19/2019

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswoman Omar Somali-born U.S. congresswoman Ilhan Omar is "lucky to be where she is," President Donald Trump said on Friday, pressing on with attacks on four minor...
13:48, 07/19/2019

Trump says Britain's Johnson would do 'great job' as prime minister U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and be...
13:48, 07/19/2019

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle' An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswome...
13:48, 07/19/2019

U.S. intelligence chief creates election security position Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has drawn criticism from President Donald Trump for assessments that countered his policies, said on ...
13:48, 07/19/2019

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump s...
13:12, 07/19/2019

Deputy AG Rosen calls Barr contempt vote a 'new low,' says lawmakers should apologize Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen tore into House Democrats on Friday for their vote days earlier to hold Attorney General William Barr in contemp...
13:12, 07/19/2019

Woman asks Warren about 'honesty' over her claim of Native American ancestry As Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., continues releasing a long list of policy proposals, she can't seem to live down the controversy surrounding her an...
13:12, 07/19/2019

Delaney denies report of campaign rebellion, says he has ‘no plans’ to quit 2020 race Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney is shooting down a report that members of his campaign asked him to end his long-shot bid for the White...
13:12, 07/19/2019

Congressional investigators seeking Nellie Ohr’s opposition research records on Trump family Republican House investigators are working to obtain records from Russia probe figure Nellie Ohr containing opposition research on then-presidential c...
13:12, 07/19/2019

Mueller witness George Nader charged with transporting 14-year-old boy for sex, child porn Nader helped arrange a meeting between Erik Prince and a top Russian moneyman in a purported Russian effort to build a link with Trump, Mueller's...
12:36, 07/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's jail work release in Florida under investigation after sex contact claims A lawyer said Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, had "improper sexual contact" with at least one woman unde...
12:36, 07/19/2019

President Trump’s Comments About ‘The Squad’ Have Reinforced Racist and Inaccurate Posts About Them Online (WASHINGTON) — Long before President Donald Trump turned up the heat on four Democratic congresswomen of color, saying they should “go bac...
12:12, 07/19/2019

U.S. Government’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy is Expanding, Stranding More People in a Dangerous Mexican City (HOUSTON) — The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico’s most...
12:12, 07/19/2019

U.S. and Iran Clash Over Claim U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone (WASHINGTON) — Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian dron...
12:12, 07/19/2019

A Yazidi woman from Iraq told Trump that ISIS killed her family. ‘Where are they now?’ he asked. An awkward exchange with Nobel laureate Nadia Murad was just one of several when the president met with survivors of religious persecution this week....
11:36, 07/19/2019

Hope Hicks was not involved in discussions to pay Stormy Daniels hush money, her attorney says The statement came a day after newly unsealed court records showed Hicks in close communication with Trump attorney Michael Cohen in 2016 as he was ne...
11:36, 07/19/2019

White House invites senators to Trump meeting on potential sanctions against Turkey Trump has said the United States will cancel the purchase of F-35 fighter jets by Turkey after it acquired a Russian antimissile defense system. The m...
11:36, 07/19/2019

Omar vows to continue being Trump's 'nightmare' as hundreds greet her in Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar promised to continue being President Trump’s "nightmare" as she received a warm welcome in her Minnesota district on Thursday, followi...
10:36, 07/19/2019

Kamala Harris, a critic of Acosta's Epstein plea deal, under fire for agreement she negotiated as California AG Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is facing questions over a plea deal her office negotiated during her stint as California’s attorney g...
10:36, 07/19/2019

Trump mocks ‘staged’ greeting for Ilhan Omar, accuses media of ‘sick partnership’ with squad President Trump on Friday mocked what he described as a “staged” greeting for “Foul Mouthed” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in her home district -- blastin...
10:36, 07/19/2019

Dems decry Omar resolution defending Israel boycott: 'Dead on arrival' High-profile Democrats are decrying a controversial resolution from Rep. Ilhan Omar affirming the right to boycott Israel, even as they rally behind h...
10:36, 07/19/2019

West Virginia lawmaker calls out Trump for ‘using Lord’s name in vain’ during rally A West Virginia lawmaker is upset with "distasteful comments" President Trump made during his North Carolina rally. But it had nothing to do with the ...
10:36, 07/19/2019

‘Burn’ out? These 2020 Dems are spending $$ faster than they can raise it The presidential candidates are off to the races, speaking to voters, visiting small towns -- and burning through cash reserves faster than donors are...
10:36, 07/19/2019

Castro becomes first 2020 Dem to urge embattled Puerto Rico governor to step down Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is urging embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down in the wake of mass protests agains...
10:36, 07/19/2019

The lesson of Ivanka Trump’s latest reported intervention with her father One of the longest-running themes of the Trump presidency is Ivanka Trump getting credit for stopping her father's problematic behavior — without ever...
08:24, 07/19/2019

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
08:24, 07/19/2019

Polishing the Nationalist Brand in the Trump Era Conservative thinkers are trying to bring intellectual coherence to the Trumpian moment under the banner of nationalism. But can it be cleansed of its...
08:24, 07/19/2019

A day after distancing himself from hostile chant, Trump criticizes media for its coverage of his rally In morning tweets, the president said reporters should be more focused on the “vile and disgusting” statements by minority congresswomen he had repeat...
07:36, 07/19/2019

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may n...
05:48, 07/19/2019

Big donor Steyer's presidential run could deny millions to other Democratic races Billionaire Tom Steyer, a longtime friend and key donor to liberal candidates and causes, says he decided to run for the Democratic presidential nomin...
05:24, 07/19/2019

Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its presidenti...
04:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new fa...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go...
04:00, 07/19/2019

UK's Javid says 'send her back' chant at Trump rally unacceptable Chants of "send her back" directed at politicians are completely unacceptable in a modern democracy, British interior minister Sajid Javid said on Fri...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never run...
03:36, 07/19/2019

Trump Did Nothing When Supporters Chanted ‘Send Her Back.’ The Next Day He Said He ‘Was Not Happy.’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “send her back” after he assailed a ...
03:36, 07/19/2019

A Century Before Trump’s ICE Raids, the U.S. Government Rounded Up Thousands of Immigrants. Here’s What Happened Advocates who work with migrants in the U.S. were braced for last weekend to bring Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that aimed to depor...
03:36, 07/19/2019

An Unintended Consequence of Trump’s Repeated Threats of Raids: More Immigrants Know Their Rights Over the last month, President Donald Trump’s publicizing of large-scale immigration enforcement operations seemed to have the intended result: ...
03:36, 07/19/2019

Republicans Condemn ‘Send Her Back’ Chants at Trump’s Rally. But They’re Still Defending President Trump After the crowd at President Donald Trump’s rally chanted “send her back” in reference to a foreign born Congresswoman, Republicans ...
03:36, 07/19/2019

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late...
03:36, 07/19/2019

Trump falsely claims he tried to stop ‘Send her back!’ chants about Rep. Ilhan Omar Trump was the first to say Omar should go back to her country. At the rally, he waited 13 seconds for the chants to die down. Then he kept talking abo...
03:12, 07/19/2019

House Democrats move to tamp down internal feud, delete tweets that sparked infighting “We will remain clear-eyed with respect to our unity of purpose,’’ five House leaders said in a statement Thursday. Pelosi is to meet next week with R...
03:12, 07/19/2019

‘Send her back!’ chant: Sen. Tillis says Trump doesn’t control crowd, while Rep. Walker fears it will define GOP The two North Carolina Republicans’ divergent responses to the chant at Wednesday’s Trump rally in their state underscore how the president’s attacks ...
03:12, 07/19/2019

Rep. Omar denounces Trump’s ‘fascist rhetoric’ after ‘Send her back!’ rally chant The Minnesota Democrat argued that the president’s call for her to “go back” to her country is aimed not just at her but at all those who come from a ...
03:12, 07/19/2019

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents sh...
03:12, 07/19/2019

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation When the former special counsel appears on Capitol Hill next week, House lawmakers believe he could be a powerful narrator of possible efforts by the ...
03:12, 07/19/2019

July presidential debate could be the finale for up to half the candidates Tougher entry requirements for fall debates have campaigns scrambling for donors and poll numbers, and many candidates are struggling to hit the marks...
03:12, 07/19/2019

Trump’s overblown Secret Political Genius It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may n...
03:12, 07/19/2019

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to...
02:24, 07/19/2019

Second 2020 Democratic debate to feature Biden-Harris rematch Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will have the chance for a re-match on the second night of the second round of Democrat...
02:24, 07/19/2019

Castro calls impeachment punt 'mistake,' warns that Trump could get 'clean bill of political health' Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is taking aim at fellow Dems in the House of Representatives for voting against a resolution to introd...
00:24, 07/19/2019

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more ...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Warren likens private equity to 'vampires' in plan targeting Wall Street 'looting' Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., unleashed a sweeping attack on the financial sector on Thursday, demonizing private equity firms and accusing Wall Str...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Marine Corps tells Rep. Duncan Hunter to stop using Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem for campaign activities The Marine Corps is calling on Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., to stop using its Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem and trademarked phrase in campaign maile...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Senators reach deal to vote on 9/11 victims fund as Dems blast proposed Lee amendment Senators from both parties reached a deal Thursday to bring a bill that would all but ensure that the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund never runs out of ...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "s...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Capitol police meet with members of political 'squad' about safety concerns Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprising Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn....
00:24, 07/19/2019

Dem socialist Julia Salazar allegedly dipped into trust fund during state senate campaign: report Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust ...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Bernie Sanders’ campaign workers complaining, fleeing over ‘poverty wages’: report Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has pledged to American workers that he’ll institute a $15-per-hour minimum wage if he wins the White House...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated che...
21:36, 07/18/2019

Government defeat is the start of a new rebel alliance The final Commons defeat for Theresa May was delivered on Thursday as 47 Conservative MPs defied a three-line whip to prevent the suspension of parlia...
21:36, 07/18/2019

Johnson's confirmation as PM 'likely to prompt resignations' Boris Johnson's expected confirmation as Britain's next prime minister would likely prompt resignations from ministers opposed to his "do or die" appr...
21:36, 07/18/2019

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government pl...
21:36, 07/18/2019

Tory MPs in push to protect new PM from confidence vote Tory MPs are pushing to introduce new rules to protect the next prime minister from a confidence vote for a year after they enter Downing Street, Sky ...
21:36, 07/18/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S. The Iranian foreign minister sounded philosophical if nothing came of efforts to restart negotiations to the nuclear accord that President Trump has j...
17:48, 07/18/2019

What ‘Send Her Back’ Tells Us About Trump’s 2020 Campaign In the On Politics newsletter: The president’s attacks on four congresswomen, and the response by his base, gave a sense of his re-election campaign....
17:48, 07/18/2019

‘They Are Human Beings’: Homeland Security Faulted for Treatment of Migrant Children Lawmakers grilled the acting homeland security secretary on Thursday over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy and offensive social medi...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor D...
17:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against ...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Examining Trump’s Claims About Representative Ilhan Omar The president suggested that the Minnesota congresswoman might have married her brother, said she had blamed the United States for terrorist attacks a...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Trump Says Navy Ship Shot Down Iranian Drone At the White House, the president said the Navy ship Boxer was defending itself against an Iranian drone that had refused to back down after being war...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said he...
17:48, 07/18/2019

House Speaker Pelosi to meet with Representative Ocasio-Cortez next week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet on July 25 with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republica...
16:36, 07/18/2019

House Homeland Security panel head says Trump words endanger lawmakers The Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee on Thursday called for an emergency meeting of the board overseei...
16:36, 07/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missi...
16:36, 07/18/2019

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter,...
16:12, 07/18/2019

Trump says he wasn't happy with 'send her back' rally chant targeting Ilhan Omar Video of the event does not show the president disagreeing with his supporters. Instead, it shows that Trump paused as the chant began, allowing his s...
16:12, 07/18/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are ra...
14:12, 07/18/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority w...
14:12, 07/18/2019

Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chants Facing a backlash, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday distanced himself from supporters' chants of "send her back" after he criticized Somali-bor...
14:12, 07/18/2019

Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by f...
14:12, 07/18/2019

Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. ...
14:12, 07/18/2019

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defen...
14:12, 07/18/2019

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Wa...
14:12, 07/18/2019

FBI documents point to Trump role in hush money for porn star Daniels FBI documents unsealed on Thursday suggest that Donald Trump was actively involved in engineering a hush-money payment shortly before the 2016 electio...
14:12, 07/18/2019

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressu...
14:12, 07/18/2019

‘I Believe in My Work.’ How Rep. Ilhan Omar Rose From Refugee to Trump’s Top Target Dahabo Mohamed, a freshman at Richfield High near Minneapolis, is patiently waiting in the school’s auditorium to meet her Congresswoman, Ilhan ...
10:24, 07/18/2019

No Additional Charges for President Trump in Probe On Hush Money Payments Ahead of 2016 Election (NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors in New York have decided not to file any additional charges in their investigation of illegal hush money paymen...
10:24, 07/18/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Nobody is ‘heartbroken’ at the prospect of losing private health insurance Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said on Wednesday nobody is "heartbroken" by the prospect of losing their private health insurance if Medicare ...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Impeachment caucus forms: Rep’s rogue resolution reveals scores of Dems gunning for Trump A doomed attempt to bring articles of impeachment against President Trump failed miserably Wednesday night as expected, but the roll call put scores o...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Sanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit 'Medicare-for-all' means higher taxes Sen. Bernie Sanders campaign is targeting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over the her repeated insistence that she’s “not ...
09:48, 07/18/2019

'Fox & Friends' hosts on Trump's North Carolina rally: 2020 race is becoming Trump vs. The Squad The hosts of "Fox & Friends" said Thursday that the 2020 presidential race is quickly becoming President Trump against the so-called "squad," as the D...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Origins of Michael Cohen probe unsealed: Court files reveal what led to FBI raids Federal prosecutors in New York on Thursday revealed details concerning why the FBI carried out raids on President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Embattled GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter ordered to stop using Marine Corps emblem after Islamophobic campaign ad The ads targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ammar Campa-Najjar, a Democrat of Palestinian and Mexican descent who is ...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Sen. Booker, in interview, touts lofty message that’s left some unconvinced The senator from New Jersey spoke of love, unity and justice at a Washington Post event. Many Democrats have wondered if that’s enough to take on Trum...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Republicans condemn chant at Trump rally but stand by his characterizations of four minority lawmakers Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line in response to a rally where chants of “Send her back!” rang out as the president criticized Rep. Ilhan ...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels f...
09:24, 07/18/2019

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team and former personal la...
09:24, 07/18/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for Am...
09:24, 07/18/2019

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment released Hundreds of pages of documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model...
08:36, 07/18/2019

Pre-emptive strike shows May's successor is in for rough ride MPs have launched a pre-emptive strike against Boris Johnson, showing the likely next prime minister he is in for as rough a ride in the Commons as hi...
07:36, 07/18/2019

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 rep...
07:12, 07/18/2019

Pompeo calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing ...
07:12, 07/18/2019

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targ...
07:12, 07/18/2019

Elizabeth Warren attacks the private equity industry with new regulation proposals Warren wants to make private equity firms responsible for debts and pension obligations of companies they buy and change executive compensation rules ...
06:24, 07/18/2019

Secret papers reveal aides 'feared Major winning first lottery' Newly-released government documents show aides were worried about the prospect of former prime minister John Major winning the first National Lottery ...
06:12, 07/18/2019

After President Trump’s Racist Tweets, People Have Been Searching for the Definition of ‘Racism’ As backlash and debate over a series of racist tweets posted by President Donald Trump continues, Merriam-Webster dictionary announced a big uptick in...
05:48, 07/18/2019

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had se...
04:36, 07/18/2019

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally prompts outcry; Omar responds Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make Americ...
04:24, 07/18/2019

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration...
04:24, 07/18/2019

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second m...
04:24, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 tril...
04:24, 07/18/2019

Will Omar and Tlaib get OK to visit Israel? It may be all up to Netanyahu U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib want to visit Israel -- but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely have the final say on whether the fa...
04:24, 07/18/2019

Omar introduces resolution defending boycott of Israel, likens it to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of N...
04:24, 07/18/2019

Chuck Schumer Calls for FBI to Investigate FaceApp Amid Surge in Popularity People online might be having fun making themselves look older with FaceApp, but Sen. Chuck Schumer has spoken out about his concerns with how the tre...
01:36, 07/18/2019

Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesda...
01:36, 07/18/2019

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
01:36, 07/18/2019

At Rally, President Accuses Liberal Critics of Seeking the Nation’s ‘Destruction’ “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish h...
01:36, 07/18/2019

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure f...
18:24, 07/17/2019

Bullock joins second 2020 Democratic debate, rest of candidates the same Governor Steve Bullock of Montana will be the only new face on stage for the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detro...
18:24, 07/17/2019

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 p...
18:24, 07/17/2019

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecutio...
18:24, 07/17/2019

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab ...
18:24, 07/17/2019

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for...
18:24, 07/17/2019

Unbowed, Trump intensifies attacks on four Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump intensified his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the at...
18:24, 07/17/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
18:24, 07/17/2019

A Messy Exit Leaves Planned Parenthood at a Philosophical Crossroads The departure of Planned Parenthood’s president, Leana Wen, underscores a central tension: Is it a political organization first, or a health organizat...
18:12, 07/17/2019

Here’s Who Qualified for the Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates CNN is starting to set the stage for the second round of 2020 Democratic primary debates it is hosting over two nights at the end of July. The Democra...
17:12, 07/17/2019

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insult...
17:12, 07/17/2019

Investigation Into Trump Campaign Finance Violations Is Over, Judge Says But it is unclear if prosecutors plan to file additional charges in the case, which led to the conviction of Michael D. Cohen, the president’s former ...
16:48, 07/17/2019

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made ...
16:48, 07/17/2019

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divis...
16:48, 07/17/2019

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt, as GOP decries 'more political theater' The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal ...
16:36, 07/17/2019

RNC, ripping 'deafening silence' over desecrations, sends 73 American flags to top Dems The Republican National Committee is sending a not-so-subtle message to dozens of Democratic officials -- including presidential candidates and congre...
16:36, 07/17/2019

FEC filings show Biden paid public speaking firm after tussle with Harris at debate After spending decades in political office, former Vice President Joe Biden paid thousands to a public speaking firm amid scrutiny over his performanc...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Sasse leads fresh calls to use seized 'El Chapo' money to pay for border security Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., resumed calls Wednesday for Congress to use money and other assets seized from convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" ...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal agains...
16:36, 07/17/2019

House votes to kill Rep. Al Green's resolution to impeach Trump The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to set aside a resolution by Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, to introduce article of impeachment against Presi...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday appr...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Field locked in, but stage is still in flux, for Round 2 of Dem debates The names of the 20 Democratic presidential candidates who will take part in the second round of primary debates is now official. The Democratic Natio...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Trump holds 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina after feuds with House Dem 'squad,' Pelosi President Trump took the stage Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, for a "Make America Great Again" campaign rally -- his first since a dev...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Johnson rules out Farage pact as Tory rivals warn against early election Boris Johnson ruled out a general election alliance with the Brexit Party as he and Jeremy Hunt used the final Tory leadership hustings to dismiss the...
15:36, 07/17/2019

Obama Praises Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for ‘Fidelity to Our Highest Ideals’ Former President Barack Obama has praised retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday, saying that the late jurist “heard ...
15:24, 07/17/2019

How Republicans defended Trump’s tweets: Avoidance, semantics and whataboutism In the days after President Trump’s tweets targeting minority congresswomen, many congressional Republicans defended the remarks or pointed the finger...
15:12, 07/17/2019

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues ov...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Senate approves four long-delayed tax treaties The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved long-delayed updates of tax treaties with Switzerland, Japan and Luxembourg, a day after ratifying a similar upd...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks...
13:48, 07/17/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Pelosi to meet and discuss working relationship Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic leadership,...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Trump to meet religious persecution victims from 17 countries, including China: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday was set to meet with survivors of religious persecution from 17 countries, including China, Turkey, North Kor...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure Sept. 11 Victims’ Fund Never Runs Out of Money (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks ...
12:48, 07/17/2019

Pompeo on potential Senate run: ‘I always leave open the possibility that something will change’ The secretary of state had previously ruled out a run for an open Senate seat in Kansas. But in a radio interview Wednesday, he appeared to leave the ...
12:48, 07/17/2019

‘His ideology is racism’: Former top Texas judge says she’s leaving GOP over Trump “Even accepting that Trump has had some successes (and I believe these are few), at his core, his ideology is racism,” retired state judge Elsa Alcala...
12:48, 07/17/2019

Video shows Trump partying with Jeffrey Epstein at Mar-a-Lago in 1992 NBC News aired the video, which it said was shot at the now-president’s Mar-a-Lago Club for a segment on the lifestyle of Trump, who was newly divorce...
12:48, 07/17/2019

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech gia...
12:48, 07/17/2019

Harris pulls into virtual tie with Biden in home-state California: poll Native Californian Sen. Kamala Harris has pulled into a virtual tie with Democratic nomination front-runner Joe Biden in the Golden State, according t...
12:36, 07/17/2019

Trump team hails closure of Cohen hush-money case, as documents set for release President Trump’s legal team is declaring victory, as a federal judge said in a court order Wednesday that the investigation of hush-money payments ar...
12:36, 07/17/2019

Trump orders flags at half-staff in memory of Justice John Paul Stevens In memory of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday night at 99, President Trump ordered the American flag be flown at half-staff a...
12:36, 07/17/2019

Pelosi rips Trump bid to link Dems to ‘Squad,’ vows not to ‘waste our time on that’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back hard Wednesday against President Trump’s efforts to cast New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s progressive “...
12:36, 07/17/2019

Rand Paul nixes bid to fast-track extension to 9/11 victims compensation fund, citing national debt Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., derailed an attempt by Democrats on Wednesday to fast-track an extension to the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, ...
12:36, 07/17/2019

PMQs: Sherriff and May on railways in northern England A Yorkshire MP tells the prime minister her constituents can't decide which is delayed most - the Northern Powerhouse, promised by the government, or ...
11:00, 07/17/2019

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech...
10:48, 07/17/2019

House Democrats Move to Knock Out a Key Piece of Obamacare The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay...
10:24, 07/17/2019

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to e...
09:48, 07/17/2019

Judge Orders Release of New Details in Trump Hush-Money Investigation (NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York they have concluded their investigation into campaign finance crimes committed by...
09:48, 07/17/2019

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" a...
08:12, 07/17/2019

Dublin warns Johnson and Hunt over Brexit backstop Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been warned the EU will not consider any changes to the Irish border backstop after the Tory leadership contenders ...
08:00, 07/17/2019

May was warned key parts of Brexit strategy were 'not compatible' Theresa May was warned just months after entering Downing Street that the central tenets of her Brexit strategy were "not really compatible with each ...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Labour peers attack Corbyn over antisemitism in paper ad Labour peers have taken out a newspaper advert accusing Jeremy Corbyn of "failing the test of leadership" by allowing antisemitism to "grow in our par...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would ...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Ben Shapiro: America 'less ambitious' about space travel in 50 years since Apollo 11 launch On the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's liftoff, America appears less ambitious to explore space than it did when the shuttle blasted off, according to...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Ingraham on AOC's America versus Trump's Fox News' Laura Ingraham compared and contrasted the Democratic Party of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump Tuesday, giving a ...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign We...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Trump’s harsh attacks produce the debate he wants, on Socialist Democrats Since I’ve been tough on President Trump’s attacks on the Democratic freshmen, and since the media outrage has been deafening, and since all House Dem...
08:00, 07/17/2019

House orders Pentagon to reveal whether it turned ticks into biological weapons House lawmakers passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week that ordered the Pentagon to reveal whether the U.S. mi...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Eric Trump supports father's message to AOC's 'squad': 'If you don't love our country, leave' Eric Trump said Tuesday on Fox & Friends that Democrats have "no message" to bring to the American people, so they're resorting to "name-calling" and ...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Russia probe critic Gaetz accuses feds of shrugging off threat against him Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is questioning whether federal prosecutors are applying a double standard by not bringing charges in connection with a grap...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Rep. Collins blasts Pelosi's remarks: Dems passed resolution they couldn't read on House floor Georgia Republican Rep. Doug Collins said Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" that Nancy Pelosi's speech on the House floor was "clearly over the line," defe...
08:00, 07/17/2019

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fel...
07:36, 07/17/2019

‘Win where we won’: As Trump’s campaign boasts of going on offense, its efforts appear squarely aimed at defending his 2016 map The plan includes solidifying and maximizing the support of Trump’s base in a handful of key states he won in 2016 while making marginal inroads with ...
07:36, 07/17/2019

Trump administration tells federal agencies to use ‘rigorous’ performance standards in rating employees Administration officials said the move will help the government compete with the private sector. Federal unions argue that ratings are often tainted b...
07:36, 07/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez downplays tensions between Pelosi and ‘the Squad’ In a television interview broadcast Wednesday, the freshman lawmaker said there is not a “fundamental fracture” between the House speaker and four lib...
07:36, 07/17/2019

Sanders vows to reject donations from drug and health insurance industry, seeking to pressure Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders promises to reject donations from drug and health insurance executives and lobbyists. Will that give him an edge in his fight with...
07:36, 07/17/2019

Paid federal family leave faces Senate uncertainty after ‘huge win’ in House The House last week approved the first federally funded paid family medical leave program, but with almost no Republican support. Now its fate in the ...
07:36, 07/17/2019

Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in Congress Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid con...
05:00, 07/17/2019

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, a Liberal Voice on the Supreme Court, Dies at 99 Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the third-longest serving justice in history, died on July 16, 2019 at the age of 99. “He passed...
04:00, 07/17/2019

These Four Republicans Voted to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Here’s What They Said About It The House voted Tuesday night to officially condemn racist remarks President Donald Trump made over the weekend. On Sunday, President Donald Trump spa...
04:00, 07/17/2019

North Korea Hints at More Nuclear Tests Unless U.S. Ends Troop Drills With South Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tes...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Here Are the Republicans Who Voted to Condemn as Racist Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the p...
19:48, 07/16/2019

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89 A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists...
18:36, 07/16/2019

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a ...
18:36, 07/16/2019

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti...
18:24, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over...
18:12, 07/16/2019

Ambassador to Germany: Trump deserves credit for bringing Iran to the table, is open to cutting new deal with regime The U.S. Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, discussed America's strategy to push Iranian sanctions abroad on "Special Report with Bret Baier," an...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Marianne Williamson asked white people to apologize to black audience members on speaking tour for slavery, lynchings, other issues Spiritual guru and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson asked white members of her audience at an event last July to apologize to black people ...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Former U.S. congressman Sanford considers challenge to Trump Mark Sanford, a Republican former U.S. congressman from South Carolina, said on Tuesday he is considering mounting a primary challenge to President Do...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Judge scolds Trump ex-adviser Stone and bans social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media, describing him a...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Pompeo to visit four Latin American nations in security, migration push U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week, with a focus on Venezuela's crisis, the surge of migrants at t...
16:48, 07/16/2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a...
16:48, 07/16/2019

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it ea...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Which Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress, as of late Tuesday, had criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump ov...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made wit...
16:48, 07/16/2019

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic con...
16:48, 07/16/2019

In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets After initial hesitation, a growing number of Republicans in the U.S. Congress - including almost half the Ohio delegation in the House - have openly ...
16:48, 07/16/2019

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswo...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud' Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged att...
16:48, 07/16/2019

RNC rakes in a record $20.8M for June amid sky-high Q2 numbers The Republican Party continued bringing in unprecedented fundraising totals with a new high for the month of June that added to its massive war chest ...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Bret Baier: Censure vote against Trump a 'campaign commercial in the making' for House Democrats Fox News' Bret Baier said a possible censure vote in the House to condemn President Trump's tweeting is a "campaign commercial in the making" for Demo...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Google VP grilled by senators over allegations of tech giant's bias against conservatives Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized Google during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over allegations of bias against and censorship of conse...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry to travel to Middle East next week Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Israel and Egypt next week to hold meetings about regional energy and cybersecurity issues, according to...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Tru...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Dem-led House formally condemns Trump remarks deemed 'racist,' after dramatic floor fight over Pelosi The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday evening condemning President Trump's "racist" remarks this weekend -- alt...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Moderate Dem slams 'squad' for threatening to primary him: 'They're not Democrats ... they're socialists' Rep. Henry Cuellar D-Texas, responded to the threat of a primary from the four female progressive House members known as "the squad" on Tuesday and ac...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Puerto Rico governor refuses to step down amid corruption and texting scandals Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló refused to step down Tuesday amid demonstrations calling for his resignation after a series of scandals that continu...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Jesse Watters: Here's why Trump probably hasn't been told anything about Area 51 Ahead of a Facebook-advertised "storming" of Area 51, the panel on "The Five" considered whether President Trump has been told about what goes on at t...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Biden declines to discuss a plan B if the Supreme Court kills Obamacare "Look, this is a court that's ruled it's constitutional twice," Biden said. "We'll see. I'm not going to go down that route and sp...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Trump Insists His Tweets ‘Were NOT Racist’ as House Readies Vote on Condemning His Remarks (WASHINGTON) — Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic con...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Here Are the Issues the 2020 Democratic Candidates Are Tweeting About Most With more than 20 candidates fighting for the presidential nomination of the U.S. Democratic party, it can be tough for presidential hopefuls to stand...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Mitch McConnell Says President Trump Is ‘Not a Racist’ Despite Controversial Tweets (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “not a racist” after Trump tweeted over the wee...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Kellyanne Conway Asks Reporter, ‘What’s Your Ethnicity?’ (NEW YORK) — White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she meant no disrespect in asking a reporter to reveal his ethnicity. Her question came d...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Democrats Vote to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Republicans Use a Rule From 1801 to Defend Him If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules...
15:24, 07/16/2019

House Push to Condemn Trump’s Language as Racist Stirs Brawl Democratic efforts to pass a resolution condemning President Trump’s comments as racist stirred a partisan brawl, as Republicans moved to silence Spea...
15:24, 07/16/2019

Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen as President Dr. Wen was the first physician in nearly 50 years to lead the organization. The group is replacing her at a time when states are passing new laws to ...
14:36, 07/16/2019

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark. T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and ...
14:36, 07/16/2019

Mark Sanford says he’s considering primary challenge against Trump In an interview on CNN, the former congressman and South Carolina governor said he’s exploring a bid because of the lack of debate over federal spendi...
13:36, 07/16/2019

‘Teflon Don’: Some say Trump’s racist remarks could hurt him — but history suggests otherwise The president has absorbed, parried and bulldozed through numerous personal scandals, moral equivocations and reckless actions to maintain strong supp...
13:36, 07/16/2019

Rep. Green to file articles of impeachment against Trump despite pushback from Democratic leaders The Texas Democrat said in an interview with The Washington Post that he would file the articles Tuesday night, citing the president’s racist remarks....
13:36, 07/16/2019

The complete list of GOP lawmakers reacting to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet The vast majority of Republican members of Congress have not said anything publicly about President Trump’s Sunday morning tweet that four Democratic ...
12:12, 07/16/2019

‘That’s all I’ve got’: Romney fails his own test on Trump’s racist tweets Romney has said repeatedly that he would call out Trump's racist comments and suggested such comments are tearing at our moral fabric. So why not invo...
12:12, 07/16/2019

Bernie Sanders targets Trump, Biden in an interview with The Post The presidential candidate said the president is sowing division in hopes to help his reelection bid and challenged his Democratic nomination rival’s ...
12:12, 07/16/2019

Kellyanne Conway says ignoring congressional subpoena is ‘taking one for the team’ White House counselor will not honor a House Oversight Committee subpoena by the July 25 deadline, which means she could be held in contempt of Congre...
12:12, 07/16/2019

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders i...
12:12, 07/16/2019

Biden, Sanders and Warren lead Trump in 2020 election matchup: Poll Biden's large lead over Trump is largely thanks to his performance among potential tossup voters. He has a 6-point advantage among suburbanites a...
05:12, 07/16/2019

The Kamala Harris-Joe Biden busing battle could turn into a win for Democrats Almost 50 years after busing became a national issue, the larger problem of improving educational opportunities for all still plagues us, writes Jake ...
05:12, 07/16/2019

Officials say Harriet Tubman $20 bill design could never have been ready for 2020, report says Earlier reports said Treasury Secretary Mnuchin delayed the $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, but some officials said it was never going to be ready ...
05:12, 07/16/2019

Trump Campaign Invests Big in Small Donors, and Reaps Rewards Finance reports show that the president’s fund-raising committees raised $68 million in the past three months, more than one-third of which came from ...
05:12, 07/16/2019

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of t...
05:12, 07/16/2019

Biden echoes maligned Obama quote: 'If you like your health care plan … you can keep it' On Monday, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden unveiled his new health care plan, and issued a promise to an audience in Des Moines, Iowa --...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Geraldo Rivera on Trump's tweets: 'I just hope it isn't a glimpse at his soul' Fox News corespondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera criticized President Trump Monday for his controversial tweets this Sunday saying he was "saddened" by t...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Lara Trump: 'Frustrating' to watch progressive Democrats 'dump on our country' Democrats' so-called progressive "squad" continues to critique America, which has rightfully led to friction with President Trump, according to 2020 c...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Peter Thiel tells Tucker Carlson which 2020 Dem has him ‘most scared' Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel claimed there is one Democratic presidential candidate who makes him most concerned ahead of the 2020 ...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and ...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday aft...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Kellyanne Conway says critics employ Hatch Act to 'silence' her support for Trump Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway responded to critics Monday after formally defying a Hatch Act-related subpoena from the House Oversight C...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misgu...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Hannity: 'The radicals are in charge' Fox News' Sean Hannity focused Monday night on the change within the Democratic Party, declaring once again that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y....
23:36, 07/15/2019

Alabama US Senate candidate says Americans are 'preoccupied with homosexual activities,' 'wife swap shows' Alabama’s secretary of state who is running for U.S. Senate told supporters over the weekend that America’s culture is in decline because people are “...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of...
19:48, 07/15/2019

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labo...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Johnson declines to say if girlfriend will join him in Downing Street Boris Johnson has again refused to talk about his private life, including if his partner would live with him in Downing Street if he becomes prime min...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Hunt and Johnson criticise Trump remarks - but don't brand them racist Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have criticised Donald Trump after he told four US congresswomen to "go back" to the "broken and crime infested places f...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Trump administration denies possible ouster of Commerce Secretary Ross U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a media report https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B that President Donald Trump is considering removing ...
18:36, 07/15/2019

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer f...
18:36, 07/15/2019

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding ...
18:36, 07/15/2019

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle th...
18:36, 07/15/2019

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to...
18:36, 07/15/2019

U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez raised $1.2 million in second quarter U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has been in the middle of a controversy that includes House Democratic leadership and President Dona...
18:36, 07/15/2019

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena for House testimony White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway defied a subpoena and failed to appear on Monday at a congressional hearing about allegations she violated...
18:36, 07/15/2019

Democrats raise millions to fight Trump - and one another U.S. Senator Cory Booker reported on Monday he raised $4.5 million in the three months ended June 30, the latest Democratic hopeful to detail his cash...
18:36, 07/15/2019

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidat...
18:36, 07/15/2019

Trump tells White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to ignore congressional subpoena A government watchdog found that Conway violated the Hatch Act on numerous occasions by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates” while speakin...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to softe...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spiteful...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Trump 2020 press secretary: 'Time after time we see these anti-American remarks' from Democrat 'squad' Trump's 2020 campaign national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany continued to target anti-American remarks made by a group of "progressive" freshman co...
16:12, 07/15/2019

Joe Biden Draws Line Against Progressives on Health Care With New Proposal DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump ...
16:12, 07/15/2019

Congresswomen Targeted by Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘This Is the Agenda of White Nationalists’ The four freshmen Congresswomen who President Donald Trump attacked on Twitter issued a scathing joint rebuke Monday, calling his remarks “hatef...
16:12, 07/15/2019

Democrat confident majority of caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should ha...
15:36, 07/15/2019

Trump broadsides unite warring Dems – but for how long? President Trump’s fiery attacks against a group of left-wing freshman congresswomen have effectively united Democrats against the White House, just as...
15:36, 07/15/2019

Collins and Murkowski become most prominent Republicans to slam Trump for 'unacceptable' tweets Two senators from President Trump’s own party spoke out Monday against the president’s tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen "go back" to...
15:36, 07/15/2019

Devin Nunes: 'A lot of risk' for Mueller to testify, 'dirty cops' will reveal themselves House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., raised questions as to why former Special Counsel Robert Mueller would "even come t...
15:36, 07/15/2019

Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American During the annual White House “Made in America” showcase, President Trump said Monday his administration will require American products to use more Am...
15:36, 07/15/2019

Kellyanne Conway defies House Oversight Committee subpoena over alleged Hatch Act violations White House adviser Kellyanne Conway defied a subpoena to appear before the House Oversight Committee on Monday to face questions over her alleged vio...
15:36, 07/15/2019

AOC 'squad' refers to Trump as 'occupant' of White House, condemns 'racist' remarks, as Trump fires back In spirited remarks tinged with open animosity, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., standing side-by-side with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, ...
15:36, 07/15/2019

Obama officials concede role in slow $20 Harriet Tubman bill rollout: report After Democrat lawmakers and commentators spend months hammering the Trump administration for supposedly delaying the release of a $20 bill featuring ...
15:36, 07/15/2019

Stirewalt: Trump's Omar, AOC comments leading Pelosi to try to 'trap Republicans' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to "trap Republicans" after President Trump made incendiary remarks about a handful of progressive lawmakers, acc...
15:36, 07/15/2019

Watch: Ilhan Omar delivers heated, profanity-laced attack on President Trump Rep. Ilhan Omar fired a heated broadside at President Trump in the wake of his recent inflammatory tweets about the Minnesota Democrat and other Democ...
15:36, 07/15/2019

Trump’s Racist Tweets Came After He Faced Setbacks on Immigration Policy President Donald Trump has faced several setbacks on his immigration agenda in recent weeks. The Supreme Court blocked an effort to ask respondents if...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads President Trump has discussed his idea with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, and has indicated interest in a three-way accord with China to cap ...
14:12, 07/15/2019

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal...
13:36, 07/15/2019

President Trump Doubled Down on ‘Why Don’t They Go Back’ Remarks: Read the Transcript President Donald Trump defended his attacks on four freshman Democrats at a White House event on manufacturing Monday, arguing that it was not racist ...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Senior Labour figures call for Corbyn to apologise to whistleblowers Jeremy Corbyn is facing a revolt from senior Labour figures calling on him to apologise for the party's response to an investigation into its antisemi...
13:12, 07/15/2019

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to ch...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Canada's Trudeau condemns Trump attacks: 'That is not how we do things' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday added his voice to those condemning an attack by U.S. President Donald Trump against four minority De...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Trump accuses Democratic congresswomen of hating America, says they can leave U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen, saying he was not concerned if people thought his tw...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capa...
13:12, 07/15/2019

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Tru...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump double...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's risin...
13:12, 07/15/2019

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe thir...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to fir...
13:12, 07/15/2019

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congres...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Facebook to testify its cryptocurrency will not go ahead without full government approval Facebook executive David Marcus says he agrees with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell that the Libra digital currency needs a patient and thoroug...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Dow breast implant case spotlights Elizabeth Warren’s work helping big corporations navigate bankruptcies Warren’s campaign says she was “a consultant to ensure adequate compensation for women who claimed injury” from the implants. But participants on both...
11:12, 07/15/2019

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of th...
10:12, 07/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says He’s a Descendant of Slaveowners (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says he was recently given documents showing that both he and his wife are ...
10:12, 07/15/2019

‘You Are a Racist Disgrace.’ Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice Chides ‘Ignorant’ Diplomat on Twitter (Bloomberg) — Former U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice sparred with a senior Chinese diplomat on Twitter in an unusual and heated disput...
10:12, 07/15/2019

Democrats Were Struggling to Unify After a Raucous Week. Then President Trump Tweeted Tensions in the Democratic Party were almost boiling over in the last two weeks, with the four high-profile, outspoken House freshmen known as “...
10:12, 07/15/2019

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in...
08:48, 07/15/2019

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer f...
08:48, 07/15/2019

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce...
08:12, 07/15/2019

Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids 'overhyped and over-politicized': Criminal aliens are top priority Acting Customs & Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said he believes the ICE raids which started over the weekend in a number of U.S. cities h...
08:12, 07/15/2019

Trump weighs ousting Commerce Secretary Ross: NBC U.S. President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on a...
07:36, 07/15/2019

Trump presses attack on Democratic 'squad' congresswomen, wants apology U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his attacks against four first-year Democratic congresswomen on Monday after earlier telling them to "go back" t...
07:36, 07/15/2019

Trump administration sets 'new bar' for immigrants seeking asylum Immigrants seeking asylum in the United States from Mexico must now also first seek protection from a so-called third party country, the Trump adminis...
07:36, 07/15/2019

Trump’s Tweet Was Condemned as Racist. His Response: No, They’re the Racists. The president demanded that the representatives apologize to him and “the people of Israel” after he used a racist trope in urging the four Americans ...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Tom Homan on explosive battle with AOC, House Dems: This is when I broke, I'd 'had enough' Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan blasted House Democrats for pushing a "false narrative" during an explosive hearing in which he clashed with Reps...
06:00, 07/15/2019

Trump doubles down on ‘go back’ tweets amid outrage, calls on ‘Radical’ reps to apologize President Trump doubled down Monday after taking heavy fire for inflammatory tweets calling on Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to where they cam...
06:00, 07/15/2019

Domestic Workers Aren’t Protected by Anti-Discrimination Law. This New Bill Would Change That For 16 years, June Barrett was a certified nurse assistant in Miami. For up to five years at a time, she lived in the homes of the elderly patients sh...
04:24, 07/15/2019

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to ...
04:00, 07/15/2019

May in bid to electrify embattled car industry Theresa May will pledge to offer new financial support for Britain's embattled automotive sector in one of her final efforts to cement an economic leg...
04:00, 07/15/2019

Pelosi and Mnuchin have been chatting on the phone, possible indicator that there’s a debt-limit issue The Speaker of the House doesn’t talk to the Treasury Secretary on a Saturday night, then send him a letter, and, then blast out a press release, unle...
22:48, 07/14/2019

Hillary Clinton attacks Trump over tweet aimed at progressive congresswomen Hillary Clinton on Sunday took President Trump to task over a criticized tweet where he called on progressive congresswomen to go back to where they c...
22:48, 07/14/2019

Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire While other presidents have found ways to appeal to the resentments of white Americans with subtle and not-so-subtle appeals, none of them in modern t...
21:00, 07/14/2019

Trump, after tweet backlash, hits Dems 'sticking up for' people bad-mouthing America After triggering backlash over tweets urging progressive congresswomen to go back to their "broken and crime infested" home countries, President Trump...
20:24, 07/14/2019

2020 Snapshot: New Hampshire, Seven Months Out It was a typical summer Friday night. Beer and cocktails flowing freely under a temporary tent. Guests grazing on a buffet of watermelon and mixed gre...
19:00, 07/14/2019

The Trailer: The Democrats who don't miss Obama (or Biden) In this edition: Why the left has no Obama (or Biden) nostalgia, demystifying the Democrats' baffling "squad" wars, and why Sanders skipped Netroots....
17:48, 07/14/2019

‘His own fiefdom’: Mulvaney builds ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff The former tea party lawmaker has focused his efforts on pushing conservative policies — while mostly steering clear of the Trump-related pitfalls tha...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making...
16:48, 07/14/2019

Bernie: Pelosi too tough on AOC’s squad, says they are ‘the future of the Democratic party’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., weighed in on the infighting that has been going on in the Democratic party, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi trading barbs...
16:48, 07/14/2019

AOC unloads on Trump after he tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to home countries New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fresh from a bitter public spat with top House Democrats, unloaded on President Trump Sunday afternoon after h...
16:48, 07/14/2019

Biden refuses to apologize for high deportation numbers during Obama years Presidential candidate Joe Biden refused to apologize for the nearly three million deportations carried out during his tenure as vice president in the...
16:48, 07/14/2019

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti releases video directed at illegal immigrants amid ICE raids: 'We are in this together' Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released a Twitter video Saturday explaining why he and the city's government won't be cooperating with federal Immigr...
16:48, 07/14/2019

Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration ...
16:48, 07/14/2019

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is drivi...
12:12, 07/14/2019

‘Why Don’t They Go Back’: President Trump Tweets at Congresswomen of Color (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed a group of Democratic congresswomen of color as foreign-born troublemakers who should g...
12:12, 07/14/2019

Monica Lewinsky Shares the Worst Career Advice She Ever Received. And It’s Exactly What You Think The worst career advice Monica Lewinsky has ever received? According to a tweet she sent on Sunday, it was a recommendation to intern at the White Hou...
12:12, 07/14/2019

Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which ...
11:36, 07/14/2019

Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension Amber Rudd has dropped her opposition to a no-deal Brexit but vowed to fight any bid by the next prime minister to suspend parliament to force it thro...
10:48, 07/14/2019

De Blasio blasts Biden over Obama administration's deportation record New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Sunday that former Vice President – and current Democratic presidential primary frontrunner – Joe Biden sho...
09:24, 07/14/2019

Acting immigration chief remains quiet about whether or not ICE raids will separate families Acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli kept quiet Sunday on details of the nationwide immigration raids t...
09:24, 07/14/2019

New leaks of UK ambassador memos claim Trump pulled out of Iran deal in 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama President Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal last year in an act of "diplomatic vandalism" to spite Barack Obama, according to a new leaked diploma...
09:24, 07/14/2019

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back t...
09:24, 07/14/2019

Lindsey Graham claims border fraud so prevalent ‘a terrorist could easily get in’ While Democrats criticize the Trump administration for the conditions children are kept in at the southern border, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is poi...
09:24, 07/14/2019

ICE releases report of illegal immigrants who allegedly committed crimes after cops ignored detention requests As the Trump administration prepares to engage in an operation to locate and deport illegal immigrants across the U.S., Immigration and Customs Enforc...
07:24, 07/14/2019

Kellyanne Conway points to 'Deporter in Chief' Obama in defense of ICE raids While the Trump administration is taking heat from Democrats as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to begin deportation operations across...
07:24, 07/14/2019

Pastor John Hagee: Secularizing of America will lead to 'heartache and chaos' Figures in government and media are trying to secularize American culture, which will lead the country away from its founding Judeo-Christian principl...
05:48, 07/14/2019

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causin...
05:48, 07/14/2019

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Chinese influence surges at UN, as US warns of ‘concerted push’ to advance agenda The recent election of a Chinese official to a top U.N. organization is the latest sign of a steadily growing influence of China at the world body -- ...
01:48, 07/14/2019

Trump blasts Paul Ryan as 'weak, ineffective & stupid' in fresh attack on ex-Speaker President Donald Trump unloaded on former House Speaker Paul Ryan for the second time in three days Saturday, mocking him as a "Lame Duck" and chiding...
01:48, 07/14/2019

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the prog...
01:48, 07/14/2019

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the...
01:48, 07/14/2019

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rosse...
21:24, 07/13/2019

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
20:48, 07/13/2019

Special Counsel Mueller’s Congressional Testimony Delayed Until July 24 WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress has been delayed until July 24 under an agreement that gives lawmakers...
16:48, 07/13/2019

Vice President Pence Tours Overcrowded Migrant Detention Centers WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundr...
16:48, 07/13/2019

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of....
16:00, 07/13/2019

Top Ocasio-Cortez Aide Becomes a Symbol of Democratic Division From his perch as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti has waged war on fellow Democrats. The party leadership has had enough...
16:00, 07/13/2019

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
15:48, 07/13/2019

Joe Biden takes indirect shot at Kamala Harris over her support for Medicare for All Former Vice President Joe Biden says he has “pretty profound differences” with some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination race ...
07:48, 07/13/2019

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pro...
07:36, 07/13/2019

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming t...
07:36, 07/13/2019

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hage...
07:36, 07/13/2019

Johnson and Hunt reject police call not to publish leaks Boris Johnson has told Sky News that it is wrong for the Metropolitan Police to tell the media not to publish further leaks after it urged news servic...
04:48, 07/13/2019

Ken Starr: Mueller testimony presents 'golden opportunity' to Republicans House Republicans on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees will have a unique opportunity to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after ...
04:24, 07/13/2019