A new documentary finds bipartisan common ground as it follows Republican lawmakers to examine the corrosive influence of money in US democracy.
Recent polling indicates that Donald Trump is losing the 2020 election. Even states like Texas are now in play. The president’s campaign is in need of a focused, effective message.
The Houston Chronicle’s editorial board warned that President Trump is losing support in the Lone Star state due to his response to the coronavirus pandemic.
House Democrats clashed with Attorney General William Barr at a contentious hearing where they argued over the Justice Department's deployment of federal officers to cities and the use of force against protesters, Barr's intervention in the prosecution of two allies of President Donald Trump and numerous other issues.
A nonpartisan watchdog filed a complaint with the Federal Election Committee (FEC) on Tuesday alleging President Trump’s reelection campaign broke the law by “laundering” $170 million in spending in an effort to conceal payments to people close to the Trump family and campaign.
John Lewis was a gentle man but a stentorian speechmaker. On Monday, for the last time, his courageous voice echoed in the halls of the Capitol and brought all who heard it to a standstill.
Support for President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic reached a new low on Sunday as various parts of the country continue to experience a surge in infections, according to a new poll.
Nancy Pelosi played at President Donald Trump's own game Sunday morning by dubbing him 'Mr. Make Matters Worse' in regards to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
A nonpartisan Christian organisation that seeks to end hunger says it has asked for and received the resignation of Republican congressman Ted Yoho from its board of directors, following what it called his “verbal attack” on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
"The president wanted to sell nuclear-powered submarines to the South Koreans, and I had to talk him out of it, explaining why this was a bad idea"
Top congressional Democrats are sounding the alarm about a series of packets mailed to prominent allies of President Donald Trump — material they say is part of a foreign disinformation plot to damage former vice president Joe Biden, according to new details from a letter the lawmakers delivered to the FBI last week.
Woody Johnson, Trump donor and ambassador to Britain, was warned not to get involved in trying to move the tournament to a Trump resort in Scotland, but he raised the idea anyway — and he failed.
The Trump administration has been consulting the former government lawyer who wrote the legal justification for waterboarding, on how the president might try to rule by decree.
Top Democrats in the US House are “alarmed” by the Trump administration’s tactics against protesters in Portland, Oregon and other cities including Washington DC, and have called on federal inspectors general to investigate.
President Donald Trump sat for an interview that aired over the weekend with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace, one of the most skilled - and best - interviewers in the news business. It did not go well for the President.
Joe Biden will run campaign ads during Donald Trump’s eagerly awaited interview with Fox News Sunday. The president sat down with Chris Wallace, one of the most respected US political interviewers, at the White House on Friday, for his first Sunday show interview in more than a year.
Challenged by an interviewer about his claim Joe Biden wants to defund the police, Donald Trump called for a copy of the policy charter Biden agreed with Bernie Sanders and released this week. The document did not prove his claim.
‘The Mooch’ explains why, even after his swift dismissal from the White House, he stayed loyal, until Trump’s online bullying finally made him see the light
When he ran for governor in 2018 he was not the favorite to become the Republican candidate. But he did. He was then criticized for tying himself too closely to Donald Trump as he faced Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee. But DeSantis won again.
Mary Trump's tell-all book had sold a staggering 950,000 copies by the end of its first day on sale, publisher Simon & Schuster said Thursday. That figure, which included pre-sales, as well as e-books and audiobooks, is a new record for Simon & Schuster.
The White House has defended Ivanka Trump tweeting a photo of herself holding up a can of Goya beans to buck up a Hispanic-owned business that she says has been unfairly treated, arguing she had “every right” to publicly express her support.
Steve Watkins, a Republican congressman in Kansas, was charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor related to illegally voting in a 2019 local race. The charges came in a state where Republicans have for years made claims of widespread non-citizen voting, with little evidence.
Our democracy’s at stake
A CBS News reporter asked Joe Biden if he is running for president specifically to defeat Trump or to enact his own policy agenda. “I’m running because Trump is the president, and I think our democracy’s at stake, for real,” Biden replied. The Democratic candidate acknowledged that many American voters consider him to be “the antithesis of Trump,” and he agrees with that assessment. A number of polls indicate a substantial portion of Biden’s supporters view their votes for the Democrat to be more so votes against Trump, but as Biden’s answer indicates, that is also how he has structured much of his campaign pitch.
“Disgusting Fucking Bitch”
Republican congressman Ted Yoho (Florida) was “refusing responsibility” for accosting her on the steps of the Capitol earlier this week. Yoho apologized for his behavior in a floor speech. Ocasio-Cortez did not accept. Yoho apologized for the “the abrupt manner of the conversation I had with my colleague from New York,” but he denied calling Ocasio-Cortez “disgusting” and a “fucking bitch,” as the Hill reported. He went on to describe how he is “passionate” about fighting for those experiencing poverty. “I cannot apologize for my passion or for loving my God, my family and my country,” Yoho said.
President tied with Joe Biden
A new poll shows the president effectively tied with Joe Biden in Texas, a longtime Republican stronghold that Trump carried by 9 points in 2016. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, Biden is attracting the support of 45% of Texas’ registered voters, compared to 44% who back Trump. Despite Democrats’ longtime hopes of flipping the Lone Star State, Texas Republicans remain confident that Trump will win the state in November. With its 38 electoral votes, Trump cannot afford to risk losing Texas, or his chances of reelection will be virtually nonexistent.
Joe Biden: Trump the first “racist” to be elected president
“We’ve had racists, and they’ve existed, they’ve tried to get elected president. He’s the first one that has,” Trump’s Democratic challenger said, the Washington Post reports. The statement is far from true for so, so many reasons, including that former US presidents owned slaves, they waged war and violence against Native Americans, they openly expressed racist views and enacted racist policies. This does appear to be the first time that Biden, who has accused the president of stoking racial division, has actually labeled Trump a racist.