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Asked about NC ballot scandal, Trump condemns all voting fraud, especially by Democrats

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:44:18 -0500

President Trump, who has made combatting election fraud one of his signature issues, didn’t want to discuss the most egregious example in recent American history.....
Trump 'surprised' Patriots owner Kraft was charged in prostitution probe

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:50:08 -0500

"It's very sad," Trump said. "I was very surprised to see it. He's proclaimed his innocence totally. But I was very surprised to see it."....
R. Kelly indicted on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:39:48 -0500

The Cook County Attorney's office outlined the charges against R&B star R. Kelly.....
2020 Vision: Bernie Sanders launches, like a rocket

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:23:20 -0500

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders jumps into the race, raises $6 million and immediately mixes it up with the president.....
PHOTOS: Escaping Baghouz: Civilians evacuated from Syria's last ISIS enclave

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:18:00 -0500

U.S.-backed fighters trucked out civilians from the last speck of the Islamic State group's dying "caliphate" in Syria on Friday, eager to press on with the battle to crush the jihadists....
PHOTOS: Malnourished Venezuelans desperate for foreign aid

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:45:05 -0500

Yaneidi Guzman has lost a third of her weight over the past three years as Venezuela's economic collapse made food unaffordable and she now hopes the opposition will succeed in bringing urgently n....
Democrat predicts House will get Trump’s tax returns — but there are a few complications

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:23:01 -0500

Rep. Don Beyer is a member of the powerful House Committee on Ways and Means, which has the power to obtain a copy of President Trump’s tax returns thanks to an obscure law that’s almost a century old....
The Soviets wanted to infiltrate the Reagan camp. So, the CIA recruited a businessman to bait them.

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:00:48 -0500

KGB officers “wanted to learn about the American political system, and what people were thinking at the time,” notes a longtime former agent. “Just like what [the Russians] are doing now with Trump.”....
Activists worry that Jussie Smollett arrest will discourage hate-crime reporting by real victims

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:58:06 -0500

The dramatic turn of events in the Jussie Smollett case was treated by Trump as a vindication, and disheartened gay rights and civil rights advocates who fear that it will discourage future victims of....
North Carolina board votes to hold new House election over absentee ballot fraud

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:37:03 -0500

The North Carolina Board of Elections voted unanimously to hold a new election in the state’s 9th District after overwhelming evidence of vote tampering.....
Judge tightens gag order on Roger Stone over threatening Instagram post

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:33:23 -0500

Judge Amy Berman Jackson has harsh words for Stone, who is charged in connection with the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia.....
Midwife's arrest shines light on rural America's home-birth 'crisis'

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:01:21 -0500

By her own estimate, Elizabeth Catlin has attended more than 500 births — for a community of Mennonite women in upstate New York, who are uncertain how they will deliver their babies without her.....
Elizabeth Warren plants a flag in California, as state's early primary scrambles the calendar

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:35:41 -0500

California is in play in next year’s Democratic primary, which has been moved up from June to Super Tuesday, March 3. Kamala Harris has the inside track in her home state, but others, notably Elizabet....
Former RNC head says Trump will face 2020 primary challenger, and that Biden is the Democrat to beat

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:54:47 -0500

Former RNC chairman Michael Steele has a vantage point on national politics that few others have, one that allows him to survey the forces aligning for and against Trump.....
'What about MAGA'?: Trump rips Jussie Smollett after arrest in alleged hoax

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:54:21 -0500

President Trump reacted Thursday to the news that Jussie Smollett has been charged with falsifying a police report alleging he was attacked by men who made a reference to the president’s “Make America....
Citizenship question on 2020 census a 'surveillance system,' critics say

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:07:05 -0500

The Trump administration plans to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, but experts believe its addition would have dire consequences for communities with large numbers of immigrants.....
Chicago police on Jussie Smollett arrest: Actor 'took advantage of the pain and anger of racism'

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:18:58 -0500

Jussie Smollett was taken into custody by police in Chicago early Thursday, three weeks after the 36-year-old “Empire” actor claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.....
Trump apparently not familiar with his administration's push for global decriminalization of homosexuality

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:54:15 -0500

The president expresses confusion when asked about one of his administration's own policies.....
Coast Guard lieutenant accused of murder plot 'on a scale rarely seen in this country'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:39:00 -0500

Christopher Hasson allegedly compiled a list of targets including a number of Democratic politicians and left-leaning political commentators. The names on the list include “Sen blumen jew” and “poca w....
Andrew McCabe exacts tell-all revenge on Donald Trump

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:10:53 -0500

The former deputy director of the FBI pulls few punches in “The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump.”....
Some Texas Democrats want Beto O'Rourke to run in 2020, but for Senate, not president

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:40:27 -0500

Beto O'Rourke may run for president. But Chuck Schumer is encouraging the former Texas congressman to run for the Senate against John Cornyn, who is up for reelection in 2020.....
NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:16:13 -0500

The publisher of the paper admonished the president over his use of a familiar phrase.....
'Go get them Nick': Trump cheers on Kentucky student suing the Washington Post for $250 million

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:22:18 -0500

Nicholas Sandmann, the student seen in a "MAGA" hat confronting a Native American protester in Washington, D.C., is suing the Washington Post. And the president is cheering him on.....
Sanders campaign says it raised nearly $6 million on 1st day

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:48:51 -0500

The Vermont senator launched his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination early Tuesday morning and raised nearly $6 million in its first 24 hours.....
Ocasio-Cortez fires back at critics of her opposition to Amazon deal

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:48:02 -0500

The New York Democrat takes aim at those who questioned her understanding of tax breaks.....
Lawsuits mount against Trump's 'emergency' measure

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:20:33 -0500

No sooner had President Trump announced that he was declaring a national emergency to secure billions in unspent funds to build a border wall than he began outlining the legal battle he expected the m....
'Power grab' or expanding democracy? Candidates back Election Day holiday

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:18:10 -0500

Ideas like making Election Day a national holiday gain traction with Democratic presidential candidates.....
As concerns grow about faltering U.S. support for UAE, China steps in to fill the void

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:17:01 -0500

China has also invested heavily in advanced technologies in recent years, while also benefiting from economic espionage and copying U.S. designs, according to U.S. officials. Speaking at the U.S.-U.A.....
Conspiracy theorists are claiming Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead. She isn’t.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:42:03 -0500

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court bench Tuesday to hear oral arguments for the first time since undergoing cancer surgery in December.....
'Pathological liar' vs. 'Crazy Bernie': What Trump and Sanders have said about each other

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:30:42 -0500

Bernie Sanders opened his second bid for the White House by calling the president a “liar,” “racist” and “xenophobe.” Trump, for his part, has repeatedly referred to Sanders as “Crazy Bernie.”....
Alabama editor who called for lynchings by Klan should quit, senators say

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:23:50 -0500

Officials in Alabama are calling for a small-town newspaper editor to resign because of an editorial calling for the Ku Klux Klan to terrorize Washington, D.C.....
Aly Raisman on Larry Nassar assault: Sometimes people forget I'm still coping with it

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:10:37 -0500

It has been a year since former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing more than 150 girls. But Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is still comin....
Bernie Sanders formally launches his 2020 campaign

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 06:00:37 -0500

“I am asking you to join me today as part of an unprecedented and historic grassroots campaign that will begin with at least a million people from across the country,” Sanders said in an email to supp....
Trent Lott thinks Joe Biden is the strongest Democratic presidential candidate

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:00:15 -0500

Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott said Joe Biden is the only Democrat he thinks would be competitive in the 2020 election against President Trump. “Joe will be able to perpetuate the image of ....
Congress passed a mixed-bag of immigration policy while Trump was focused on the wall

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:52:20 -0500

President Trump wasn’t the only one disappointed by the spending deal, which allows $1.4 billion for the construction of new barriers along the border and gives funds to ICE to increase immigration de....
House panel travels to Atlanta to hear from Stacey Abrams on voting rights

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:55:43 -0500

Rep. Marcia Fudge, who chairs the elections subcommittee, vowed that “the record we compile … will prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that we still need the Voting Rights Act.”....
Habitat for sale: An oil and gas group calls the tune at the Interior Department

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:52:44 -0500

Behind the scenes, critics say, the Western Energy Alliance is driving the agenda of the department, helping oil and gas companies gain easier access to federal lands.....
PHOTOS: Deadly measles outbreak in the Philippines

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:55:58 -0500

The Philippine health secretary said Monday that 136 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8,400 others have fallen ill in an outbreak blamed partly on vaccination fears, according to the ....
PHOTOS: Presidents Day protests decry Trump's emergency declaration

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:47:13 -0500

Activists in Washington, Chicago and dozens of other U.S. cities protested on Monday's Presidents Day holiday against President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure fun....
Coal loses another battle, despite Trump

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:50:47 -0500

The Tennessee Valley Authority voted to close a coal-powered Kentucky power plant despite a personal appeal from President Trump.....
'We are not monsters': Parents go public about late-term abortions

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:10:58 -0500

As some states move to make late-term abortions for medical reasons easier to obtain, anti-abortion forces, aided by President Trump, are calling it “infanticide.” Parents who have had the procedure a....
How the world mocks Trump in protest art

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00:28 -0500

Americans aren’t the only ones with strong feelings about President Trump. Protest art and other depictions have cropped up in countries like Indonesia, Serbia, France and Japan, mocking and belittlin....
Patrick Caddell, pollster who helped Carter channel voter disaffection, dies at 68

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:01:13 -0500

Patrick Hayward Caddell, a political pollster who advised several Democratic presidential candidates but became a pundit on conservative media late in his career, died Feb. 16 at age 68 from complicat....
Trump doesn’t let facts get in the way of declaring a national emergency

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:12:04 -0500

A U.S. Border Patrol agent listens from the front row as President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border during remarks about border security in the Rose Garden of the W....
Lawmaker: Jesus died from the death penalty, so don't abolish it

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:54:51 -0500

“The greatest man who ever lived died via the death penalty for you and me,” State Sen. Lynn Hutchings, R-Cheyenne told the Casper Star-Tribune. If it wasn’t for Jesus dying via the death penalty, we ....
A national emergency has been declared. Now what?

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:51:20 -0500

On Friday morning, President Trump declared a national emergency in order to secure funding for a border wall, triggering what will likely be a long legal battle before anything is built.....
Trump denies he takes orders from Sean Hannity

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:12:38 -0500

The president name-checks Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson and Ann Coulter at a press conference at which he declared a national emergency.....
Stacey Abrams calls voter suppression 'the crisis of our day'

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:33:40 -0500

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said Friday that “voter suppression … has to be considered the crisis of our day,” a clear rebuke to Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico ....
'I didn't need to do this': Trump declares national emergency to build a wall

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:27:57 -0500

In a rambling, teleprompter-free diatribe, President Trump announced that he was declaring a national emergency in order to build a wall at the southern border.....
2020 Vision: Buckle up, America! It’s gonna be a long, crowded campaign

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:13:21 -0500

Candidates are crowding into the race, and to judge by this week's developments, the 2020 presidential cycle will make the last one seem tranquil.....