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  • China 'likely' training pilots to target US, Pentagon report says

    China 'likely' training pilots to target US, Pentagon report says

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:33:35 GMT
    China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and "likely" training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new Pentagon report.China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and "likely" training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new Pentagon report.
    China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and "likely" training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new Pentagon report.
    China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and "likely" training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new Pentagon report.
  • Trump connects revoking Brennan's security clearance to Russia investigation

    Trump connects revoking Brennan's security clearance to Russia investigation

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:28:06 GMT
    President Donald Trump drew a connection in a new interview between his decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance with his involvement in the investigation into Russian election interference.President Donald Trump drew a connection in a new interview between his decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance with his involvement in the investigation into Russian election interference.
    President Donald Trump drew a connection in a new interview between his decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance with his involvement in the investigation into Russian election...
    President Donald Trump drew a connection in a new interview between his decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance with his involvement in the investigation into Russian election interference.
  • Pentagon postpones Trump's military parade

    Pentagon postpones Trump's military parade

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:03:41 GMT
    A Navy A-7 Corsair jet is pulled down Broadway Avenue as sailors rejoice on the wings during the Operation Welcome Home ticker-tape parade during the 10 June 1991 celebration for returning Gulf War troops.A Navy A-7 Corsair jet is pulled down Broadway Avenue as sailors rejoice on the wings during the Operation Welcome Home ticker-tape parade during the 10 June 1991 celebration for returning Gulf War troops.
    The Department of Defense says the military parade originally scheduled for Veterans Day will be postponed.
    The Department of Defense says the military parade originally scheduled for Veterans Day will be postponed.
  • El Salvadoran immigrant mom sues US to be reunited with baby who needs to breastfeed

    El Salvadoran immigrant mom sues US to be reunited with baby who needs to breastfeed

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:23:40 GMT
    US President Donald TrumpUS President Donald Trump
    Weeks after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to bring families separated at the border back together, an El Salvadoran woman has filed a federal lawsuit in Washington asking to be reunited with her...
    Weeks after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to bring families separated at the border back together, an El Salvadoran woman has filed a federal lawsuit in Washington asking to be reunited with her infant...
  • WSJ: Cohen reversed course on Stormy Daniels payment after Access Hollywood tape release

    WSJ: Cohen reversed course on Stormy Daniels payment after Access Hollywood tape release

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:18:36 GMT
    Michael Cohen informed a representative for Stormy Daniels he was willing to strike a deal to buy her silence only after the release of the now-infamous "Access Hollywood" recording where President Donald Trump can...
    Michael Cohen informed a representative for Stormy Daniels he was willing to strike a deal to buy her silence only after the release of the now-infamous "Access Hollywood" recording where President Donald Trump can be...
  • Speaker's super PAC drops huge dollars in attack ads to save endangered GOP majority

    Speaker's super PAC drops huge dollars in attack ads to save endangered GOP majority

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:33:41 GMT
    GOP using Pelosi in ads as a midterms motivatorGOP using Pelosi in ads as a midterms motivator
    A super PAC aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan is opening a new front to lash a range of Democratic candidates in the final sleepy days of summer, part of a newly aggressive strategy to save the Republican...
    A super PAC aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan is opening a new front to lash a range of Democratic candidates in the final sleepy days of summer, part of a newly aggressive strategy to save the Republican Party's House...
  • GROUNDED: People don't love the Space Force

    GROUNDED: People don't love the Space Force

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:33:37 GMT
    "It is not enough to have an American presence in space, we must have American dominance in space," Trump said early this year."It is not enough to have an American presence in space, we must have American dominance in space," Trump said early this year.
    Of all the proposals spit out by the Trump administration, none baffles me more than the Space Force.
    Of all the proposals spit out by the Trump administration, none baffles me more than the Space Force.
  • Trump properties took in $1.7 million from Republican groups in the first half of 2018

    Trump properties took in $1.7 million from Republican groups in the first half of 2018

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:13:34 GMT
    Republican campaigns, committees and outside groups have spent more than $1.7 million at Trump properties through the first six months of 2018.Republican campaigns, committees and outside groups have spent more than $1.7 million at Trump properties through the first six months of 2018.
    Republican campaigns, committees and outside groups have spent more than $1.7 million at Trump properties through the first six months of 2018, with over half of that spending coming from the Republican National...
    Republican campaigns, committees and outside groups have spent more than $1.7 million at Trump properties through the first six months of 2018, with over half of that spending coming from the Republican National Committee,...
  • Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict

    Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:02:56 GMT
    Paul Manafort's fate -- and possibly the future of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election -- is now in the hands of 12 men and women from Northern Virginia.Paul Manafort's fate -- and possibly the future of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election -- is now in the hands of 12 men and women from Northern Virginia.
    Paul Manafort's fate -- and possibly the future of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election -- is now in the hands of 12 men and women from Northern Virginia.
    The jury in the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort did not reach a verdict after its first full day of deliberations.
  • Republicans compare Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Venezuelan dictator

    Republicans compare Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Venezuelan dictator

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:03:38 GMT
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is seen here speaking to CNN.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is seen here speaking to CNN.
    The Republican National Committee on Thursday took a heavy swipe at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- the 28-year-old Latina who unseated a long-serving Democratic congressman in New York's June primary -- comparing her...
    The Republican National Committee on Thursday took a heavy swipe at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- the 28-year-old Latina who unseated a long-serving Democratic congressman in New York's June primary -- comparing her to...
  • Black in the White House: Meet Ja'Ron Smith

    Black in the White House: Meet Ja'Ron Smith

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:38:30 GMT
    Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to President Donald Trump, struggled on Sunday to name an African-American person in a prominent White House role. (FILE)Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to President Donald Trump, struggled on Sunday to name an African-American person in a prominent White House role. (FILE)
    In the wake of Omarosa Manigault Newman's departure from the West Wing in December and recent tell-all book rollout replete with accusations of racism, a senior White House official was asked simply: Who is the...
    In the wake of Omarosa Manigault Newman's departure from the West Wing in December and recent tell-all book rollout replete with accusations of racism, a senior White House official was asked simply: Who is the most senior...
  • Just how many secret tapes does Omarosa actually have?

    Just how many secret tapes does Omarosa actually have?

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:18:31 GMT
    Omarosa Manigault NewmanOmarosa Manigault Newman
    On Thursday afternoon, with the furor over Omarosa Manigault Newman's tell-all memoir of her year in the White House slightly fading, reality TV's favorite villain struck again.
    On Thursday afternoon, with the furor over Omarosa Manigault Newman's tell-all memoir of her year in the White House slightly fading, reality TV's favorite villain struck again.
  • Exclusive: Omarosa's publisher tells Trump campaign: We 'will not be intimidated'

    Exclusive: Omarosa's publisher tells Trump campaign: We 'will not be intimidated'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:58:32 GMT
    Omarosa Manigault NewmanOmarosa Manigault Newman
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's publisher has responded to President Donald Trump's campaign's "legal threats" over her tell-all book, saying Trump is fully able to use his "bully pulpit" to refute anything they take...
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's publisher has responded to President Donald Trump's campaign's "legal threats" over her tell-all book, saying Trump is fully able to use his "bully pulpit" to refute anything they take issue with...
  • Architect of bin Laden raid issues stunning rebuke of Trump

    Architect of bin Laden raid issues stunning rebuke of Trump

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:38:31 GMT
    Retired Adm. William McRavenRetired Adm. William McRaven
    Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA...
    Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director...
  • Omarosa releases recording of Lara Trump offering campaign gig

    Omarosa releases recording of Lara Trump offering campaign gig

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:53:32 GMT
    Omarosa Manigault NewmanOmarosa Manigault Newman
    Omarosa Manigault Newman has released a new audio recording in which she and Lara Trump, the wife of President Donald Trump's son Eric, are discussing a job offer with Trump's re-election campaign that the former...
    Omarosa Manigault Newman has released a new audio recording in which she and Lara Trump, the wife of President Donald Trump's son Eric, are discussing a job offer with Trump's re-election campaign that the former White...
  • Pompeo announces new US push to create "major changes" in Iran's behavior

    Pompeo announces new US push to create "major changes" in Iran's behavior

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:38:30 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that the Trump administration is establishing an interagency task force aimed at cracking down on Iran.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that the Trump administration is establishing an interagency task force aimed at cracking down on Iran.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that the Trump administration is establishing an interagency task force aimed at cracking down on Iran.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that the Trump administration is establishing an interagency task force aimed at cracking down on Iran.
  • GOP congressman appears on anti-Muslim radio show

    GOP congressman appears on anti-Muslim radio show

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:48:33 GMT
    Brian MastBrian Mast
    A Florida congressman has made three appearances on a radio show hosted by two people who regularly espouse fringe anti-Muslim comments.
    A Florida congressman has made three appearances on a radio show hosted by two people who regularly espouse fringe anti-Muslim comments.
  • ISIS remains a regional and global threat despite battlefield losses, Pentagon says

    ISIS remains a regional and global threat despite battlefield losses, Pentagon says

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:43:30 GMT
    The United States is preparing to extradite an Iraqi refugee from California wanted in his home country in connection with an ISIS-related killing of a police officer.The United States is preparing to extradite an Iraqi refugee from California wanted in his home country in connection with an ISIS-related killing of a police officer.
    ISIS very much remains a threat and is "well positioned" to rebuild, despite being driven to only a few small towns on the banks of the Euphrates River in Syria, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
    ISIS very much remains a threat and is "well positioned" to rebuild, despite being driven to only a few small towns on the banks of the Euphrates River in Syria, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
  • Democrats threaten to sue for Kavanaugh documents

    Democrats threaten to sue for Kavanaugh documents

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:43:27 GMT
    Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, receives a cooler public reception than nearly every nominee for the last four administrations, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, receives a cooler public reception than nearly every nominee for the last four administrations, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.
    Senate Democrats are threatening to sue for documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's record, the latest escalation in a partisan battle over the court.
    Senate Democrats are threatening to sue for documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's record, the latest escalation in a partisan battle over the court.
  • Corey Stewart used racist stereotypes to disparage NFL players in 2017 campaign event

    Corey Stewart used racist stereotypes to disparage NFL players in 2017 campaign event

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:08:27 GMT
    Corey Stewart, the Republican nominee for US Senate in Virginia, used racist stereotypes to disparage NFL players who protest during the National Anthem in an online exchange with his supporters last year. (FILE)Corey Stewart, the Republican nominee for US Senate in Virginia, used racist stereotypes to disparage NFL players who protest during the National Anthem in an online exchange with his supporters last year. (FILE)
    Corey Stewart, the Republican nominee for US Senate in Virginia, used racist stereotypes to disparage NFL players who protest during the National Anthem in an online exchange with his supporters last year.
    Corey Stewart, the Republican nominee for US Senate in Virginia, used racist stereotypes to disparage NFL players who protest during the National Anthem in an online exchange with his supporters last year.
  • Key GOP senators say they have no issue with Trump revoking Brennan's security clearance

    Key GOP senators say they have no issue with Trump revoking Brennan's security clearance

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:18:15 GMT
    Several high-profile Republican senators told CNN over the past 24 hours that they have no issue with President Donald Trump's decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance.Several high-profile Republican senators told CNN over the past 24 hours that they have no issue with President Donald Trump's decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance.
    Several high-profile Republican senators told CNN over the past 24 hours that they have no issue with President Donald Trump's decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance.
    Several high-profile Republican senators told CNN over the past day that they have no issue with President Donald Trump's decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance.
  • First on CNN: Al Qaeda's master bomb maker may be dead, UN says

    First on CNN: Al Qaeda's master bomb maker may be dead, UN says

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:03:24 GMT
    Suspected al Qaeda bomb expert Ibrahim Hassan al Asiri.Suspected al Qaeda bomb expert Ibrahim Hassan al Asiri.
    The al Qaeda bomb master behind a 2009 attempt to blow up an airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day may have been killed, according to a UN team that tracks terrorist groups.
    The al Qaeda bomb master behind a 2009 attempt to blow up an airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day may have been killed, according to a UN team that tracks terrorist groups.
  • Two opposing arguments that America is under attack

    Two opposing arguments that America is under attack

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:33:26 GMT
    On this one thing there is agreement: America is under attack.
    On this one thing there is agreement: America is under attack.
  • US prepared to add sanctions on Turkey if pastor not released

    US prepared to add sanctions on Turkey if pastor not released

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:28:35 GMT
    Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the United States is prepared to put additional sanctions in place against Turkey if the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan does not release American...
    Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the United States is prepared to put additional sanctions in place against Turkey if the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan does not release American pastor...
  • John Lewis: Aretha Franklin 'inspired us all' during civil rights movement

    John Lewis: Aretha Franklin 'inspired us all' during civil rights movement

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:53:24 GMT
    Aretha Franklin peforms "My Country 'Tis of Thee" during the inaugural ceremonies in Washington, D.C., January 20, 2009.Aretha Franklin peforms "My Country 'Tis of Thee" during the inaugural ceremonies in Washington, D.C., January 20, 2009.
    The music of Aretha Franklin "strengthened," "revived" and encouraged civil rights activists to "keep the faith" in their cause during the '60s, civil rights icon John Lewis said of the legendary singer who died...
    The music of Aretha Franklin "strengthened," "revived" and encouraged civil rights activists to "keep the faith" in their cause during the '60s, civil rights icon John Lewis said of the legendary singer who died Thursday.
  • Trump tells Sessions to sue certain opioid companies

    Trump tells Sessions to sue certain opioid companies

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:43:23 GMT
    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions takes part in a Cabinet meetingUS Attorney General Jeff Sessions takes part in a Cabinet meeting
    President Donald Trump urged his Attorney General Jeff Sessions to sue certain pharmaceutical companies that have contributed to the opioid crisis in the United States.
    President Donald Trump urged his Attorney General Jeff Sessions to sue certain pharmaceutical companies that have contributed to the opioid crisis in the United States.
  • HHS disputes losing track of unaccompanied minors: 'There are no lost children'

    HHS disputes losing track of unaccompanied minors: 'There are no lost children'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:04:42 GMT
    The Department of Health and Human Services is not taking responsibility for unaccompanied minors once they're placed with sponsors, according to a Senate subcommittee report released Wednesday, an issue the subcommittee's Republican chairman called an...The Department of Health and Human Services is not taking responsibility for unaccompanied minors once they're placed with sponsors, according to a Senate subcommittee report released Wednesday, an issue the subcommittee's Republican chairman called an...
    The Department of Health and Human Services is not taking responsibility for unaccompanied minors once they're placed with sponsors, according to a Senate subcommittee report released Wednesday, an issue the...
    A Department of Health and Human Services official told senators on Thursday the agency doesn't lose track of unaccompanied minors but rather, it's hard to locate them after they leave their custody.
  • CNN Poll: Brett Kavanaugh nomination has lowest public support since Robert Bork

    CNN Poll: Brett Kavanaugh nomination has lowest public support since Robert Bork

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:03:20 GMT
    Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, receives a cooler public reception than nearly every nominee for the last four administrations, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. Women are a driving force behind the tepid...Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, receives a cooler public reception than nearly every nominee for the last four administrations, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. Women are a driving force behind the tepid...
    Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, receives a cooler public reception than nearly every nominee for the last four administrations, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. Women are...
    Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, receives a cooler public reception than nearly every nominee for the last four administrations, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. Women are a...
  • Space Force: To 37% and beyond

    Space Force: To 37% and beyond

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:03:19 GMT
    President Donald Trump called in June for creating a US Space Force, a new branch of the military designed to protect US assets in space.President Donald Trump called in June for creating a US Space Force, a new branch of the military designed to protect US assets in space.
    President Donald Trump called in June for creating a US Space Force, a new branch of the military designed to protect US assets in space. And he was serious. Vice President Mike Pence made the request official last...
    President Donald Trump called in June for creating a US Space Force, a new branch of the military designed to protect US assets in space. And he was serious. Vice President Mike Pence made the request official last week,...
  • Trump, Obamas and other politicians mourn the loss of singer Aretha Franklin

    Trump, Obamas and other politicians mourn the loss of singer Aretha Franklin

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:33:13 GMT
    President Donald Trump and other politicians were among the many mourning the loss of legendary singer Aretha Franklin Thursday and paying tribute to the storied legacy of the "Queen of Soul".President Donald Trump and other politicians were among the many mourning the loss of legendary singer Aretha Franklin Thursday and paying tribute to the storied legacy of the "Queen of Soul".
    Politicians were among the many mourning the loss of legendary singer Aretha Franklin Thursday and paying tribute to the storied legacy of the "Queen of Soul".
    President Donald Trump and other politicians were among the many mourning the loss of legendary singer Aretha Franklin Thursday and paying tribute to the storied legacy of the "Queen of Soul".
  • This program is helping Kentucky's food stamp recipients find jobs

    This program is helping Kentucky's food stamp recipients find jobs

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:43:13 GMT
    Marsha Moses was more interested in working with blood than burgers.Marsha Moses was more interested in working with blood than burgers.
    Marsha Moses was more interested in working with blood than burgers.
    Marsha Moses was more interested in working with blood than burgers.
  • Aretha Franklin and the US presidents: A look back

    Aretha Franklin and the US presidents: A look back

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:38:14 GMT
    President Bush presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Aretha Franklin on November 9, 2005.President Bush presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Aretha Franklin on November 9, 2005.
    Aretha Franklin, who died on Thursday, was beloved and admired by many, including presidents.
    Aretha Franklin, who died on Thursday, was beloved and admired by many, including presidents.
  • The definitive ranking of 2020 Democrats

    The definitive ranking of 2020 Democrats

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:03:11 GMT
    There are exactly 836 days between today and November 3, 2020 aka Election Day. That's 2 years, 3 months and 13 days.
    There are exactly 836 days between today and November 3, 2020 aka Election Day. That's 2 years, 3 months and 13 days.
  • Former DNI Clapper: Trump is retaliating against an 'enemies list'

    Former DNI Clapper: Trump is retaliating against an 'enemies list'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:08:05 GMT
    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper suggested Thursday that President Donald Trump's threat to revoke security clearances was being leveled against an "enemies list" of those in the intelligence community who have been critical of...Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper suggested Thursday that President Donald Trump's threat to revoke security clearances was being leveled against an "enemies list" of those in the intelligence community who have been critical of...
    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper suggested Thursday that President Donald Trump's threat to revoke security clearances was being leveled against an "enemies list" of those in the intelligence...
    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper suggested Thursday that President Donald Trump's threat to revoke security clearances was being leveled against an "enemies list" of those in the intelligence...
  • These are the newspapers telling Trump that journalists are not the enemy

    These are the newspapers telling Trump that journalists are not the enemy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:27:54 GMT
    About 350 newspapers in the United States will have editorials Thursday decrying President Donald Trump's description of the media as the "enemy of the people."  Full Credit: Photo Illustration/Getty Images/CNNAbout 350 newspapers in the United States will have editorials Thursday decrying President Donald Trump's description of the media as the "enemy of the people." Full Credit: Photo Illustration/Getty Images/CNN
    About 350 newspapers in the United States will have editorials Thursday decrying President Donald Trump's description of the media as the "enemy of the people."
    About 350 newspapers in the United States had editorials Thursday decrying President Donald Trump's description of the media as the "enemy of the people."
  • In op-ed, Brennan says Trump revoked his security clearance to 'scare into silence' critics

    In op-ed, Brennan says Trump revoked his security clearance to 'scare into silence' critics

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:17:58 GMT
    Former CIA Director John Brennan is hitting back at President Donald Trump in a blistering New York Times op-ed after his security clearance was revoked Wednesday.Former CIA Director John Brennan is hitting back at President Donald Trump in a blistering New York Times op-ed after his security clearance was revoked Wednesday.
    Former CIA Director John Brennan is hitting back at President Donald Trump in a blistering New York Times op-ed after his security clearance was revoked Wednesday.
    Former CIA Director John Brennan is hitting back at President Donald Trump in a blistering New York Times op-ed after his security clearance was revoked Wednesday.
  • Dem-aligned group turns to conservatives to pressure red-state Democrats over Kavanaugh

    Dem-aligned group turns to conservatives to pressure red-state Democrats over Kavanaugh

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:02:55 GMT
    Democratic senators facing tough races in Republican-leaning states are the target of a new ad from a Democratic group that pressures them to vote down President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court.Democratic senators facing tough races in Republican-leaning states are the target of a new ad from a Democratic group that pressures them to vote down President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court.
    Democratic senators facing tough races in Republican-leaning states are the target of a new ad from a Democratic group that pressures them to vote down President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court.
    Democratic senators facing tough races in Republican-leaning states are the target of a new ad from a Democratic group that pressures them to vote down President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court.
  • The definitive ranking of 2020 Democrats

    The definitive ranking of 2020 Democrats

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-08-16 05:22:43 GMT
    Because Donald Trump is, well, Donald Trump, a lot of attention has been paid to his hostile takeover of the Republican Party -- and how he continues to consolidate that power.
    Because Donald Trump is, well, Donald Trump, a lot of attention has been paid to his hostile takeover of the Republican Party -- and how he continues to consolidate that power.
  • NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says America 'was never that great'

    NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says America 'was never that great'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:19:39 GMT
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said America "was never that great" during a speech on Wednesday, drawing criticism from the Republican looking to unseat him in November.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said America "was never that great" during a speech on Wednesday, drawing criticism from the Republican looking to unseat him in November.
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said America "was never that great" during a speech on Wednesday, drawing criticism from the Republican looking to unseat him in November.
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said America "was never that great" during a speech on Wednesday, drawing criticism from President Donald Trump and the Republican looking to unseat him in November.
  • Rep. Brenda Lawrence to Trump: 'Shame on you' for Omarosa comments

    Rep. Brenda Lawrence to Trump: 'Shame on you' for Omarosa comments

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:44:57 GMT
    "And I can tell him, 'Shame on you, the fact that you are comfortable, on a national platform, to address a woman in that way, shame on you,' " the Michigan Democrat said Wednesday on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront.""And I can tell him, 'Shame on you, the fact that you are comfortable, on a national platform, to address a woman in that way, shame on you,' " the Michigan Democrat said Wednesday on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront."
    Rep. Brenda Lawrence offered a highly personal rebuke of President Donald Trump for his public feud with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, which had reached a new level a day before when the President referred...
    Rep. Brenda Lawrence offered a highly personal rebuke of President Donald Trump for his public feud with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, which had reached a new level a day before when the President referred to the...
  • Trump revokes ex-CIA director John Brennan's security clearance

    Trump revokes ex-CIA director John Brennan's security clearance

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:54:34 GMT
    President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he has revoked former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance.President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he has revoked former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance.
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, reading a statement from President Donald Trump, announced Wednesday that former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance has been revoked.
    President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he has revoked former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance, marking an unprecedented use of a president's authority over the classification system to strike back at one...
  • GOP senator: Ex-CIA chief John Brennan a 'butthead' who doesn't need a security clearance

    GOP senator: Ex-CIA chief John Brennan a 'butthead' who doesn't need a security clearance

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:54:57 GMT
    Sen. John Kennedy defended President Donald Trump's decision to revoke John Brennan's security clearance and called the former CIA director a "butthead" who doesn't need the clearance.
    Sen. John Kennedy defended President Donald Trump's decision to revoke John Brennan's security clearance and called the former CIA director a "butthead" who doesn't need the clearance.
  • Masterpiece Cakeshop owner sues Colorado governor, claiming religious 'persecution'

    Masterpiece Cakeshop owner sues Colorado governor, claiming religious 'persecution'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:14:53 GMT
    The Colorado baker who became a national figure after he refused to bake a custom cake to celebrate the marriage of a same-sex couple due to a religious objection and won at the Supreme Court is wading into another...
    The Colorado baker who became a national figure after he refused to bake a custom cake to celebrate the marriage of a same-sex couple due to a religious objection and won at the Supreme Court is wading into another legal...
  • Jury set to begin deliberations in Paul Manafort trial

    Jury set to begin deliberations in Paul Manafort trial

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:09:17 GMT
    Closing arguments began Wednesday morning in the trial of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.Closing arguments began Wednesday morning in the trial of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
    Closing arguments began Wednesday morning in the trial of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
    Jurors are set to begin deliberating Thursday morning whether to convict President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort of bank fraud and tax evasion.
  • The Democratic wave is growing

    The Democratic wave is growing

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:44:49 GMT
    With Labor Day rapidly approaching, one thing is becoming clear: All signs point to the Democratic wave growing rather than shrinking in the final weeks of the 2018 election.
    With Labor Day rapidly approaching, one thing is becoming clear: All signs point to the Democratic wave growing rather than shrinking in the final weeks of the 2018 election.
  • Pelosi pulls in staggering sums for Dems despite facing opposition in the ranks

    Pelosi pulls in staggering sums for Dems despite facing opposition in the ranks

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:19:38 GMT
    Through June, Pelosi had raised an eye-popping $83 million for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for the 2018 election cycle, more than double the next closest Democrat. (FILE)Through June, Pelosi had raised an eye-popping $83 million for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for the 2018 election cycle, more than double the next closest Democrat. (FILE)
    A number of Democrats running for the House have shunned Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi -- but they may have to thank her for their seats if they win this fall.
    A number of Democrats running for the House have shunned Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi -- but they may have to thank her for their seats if they win this fall.
  • Democrat who challenged GOP congressman said he was hacked

    Democrat who challenged GOP congressman said he was hacked

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:14:44 GMT
    At left, Hans Keirstead, a failed Democratic challenger to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, at right, a Republican congressman from California.At left, Hans Keirstead, a failed Democratic challenger to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, at right, a Republican congressman from California.
    A former US House candidate in California told CNN on Wednesday that his campaign to unseat Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher was hacked, the latest example of alleged cyberattacks interfering with US elections.
    A former US House candidate in California told CNN on Wednesday that his campaign to unseat Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher was hacked, the latest example of alleged cyberattacks interfering with US elections.
  • White House will 'try to diversify' staff, Sarah Sanders says

    White House will 'try to diversify' staff, Sarah Sanders says

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:14:34 GMT
    Press Secretary Sarah Sanders White House Press Briefing Conference - August 15, 2018.Press Secretary Sarah Sanders White House Press Briefing Conference - August 15, 2018.
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders declined on Wednesday to say how many African-Americans work at the White House, but said the White House is "going to continue to try to diversify this staff."
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders declined on Wednesday to say how many African-Americans work at the White House, but said the White House is "going to continue to try to diversify this staff."
  • Paul Ryan: Trump is just 'trolling' people with threat to strip security clearances

    Paul Ryan: Trump is just 'trolling' people with threat to strip security clearances

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:39:35 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday attempted to downplay President Donald Trump's threat to revoke security clearances of former national security officials who have criticized him, brushing it off as just "trolling."House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday attempted to downplay President Donald Trump's threat to revoke security clearances of former national security officials who have criticized him, brushing it off as just "trolling."
    Editor's note: This story originally published on July 24.
    Editor's note: This story originally published on July 24.
  • Sarah Sanders' 'linguistic sleight of hand' on Omarosa's non-disclosure agreement

    Sarah Sanders' 'linguistic sleight of hand' on Omarosa's non-disclosure agreement

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:24:38 GMT
    Donald Trump loves non-disclosure agreements. In his life before politics, he regularly used NDAs to ensure discretion from his employees, should they become former employees.
    Donald Trump loves non-disclosure agreements. In his life before politics, he regularly used NDAs to ensure discretion from his employees, should they become former employees.
  • Young people are more skeptical that Democrats will take control of Congress

    Young people are more skeptical that Democrats will take control of Congress

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:19:35 GMT
    While more people say they are planning to vote for a Democratic candidate over a Republican candidate in a generic vote question for Congress in November, almost half (48%) still say that Republicans will be in...
    While more people say they are planning to vote for a Democratic candidate over a Republican candidate in a generic vote question for Congress in November, almost half (48%) still say that Republicans will be in control of...
  • Two red state Democratic senators to meet with Trump's Supreme Court nominee

    Two red state Democratic senators to meet with Trump's Supreme Court nominee

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:04 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:04:07 GMT
    Two red state Democrats are scheduled to meet Wednesday with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, highly anticipated meetings that could set the tone for where some of the Senate's most vulnerable Democrats land on appeals court Judge Brett...Two red state Democrats are scheduled to meet Wednesday with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, highly anticipated meetings that could set the tone for where some of the Senate's most vulnerable Democrats land on appeals court Judge Brett...
    Two red state Democrats are scheduled to meet Wednesday with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, highly anticipated meetings that could set the tone for where some of the Senate's most vulnerable...
    Two red state Democrats are scheduled to meet Wednesday with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, highly anticipated meetings that could set the tone for where some of the Senate's most vulnerable Democrats land...
  • Hatch on Trump tweet calling Omarosa a 'dog': 'I'm not comfortable with that'

    Hatch on Trump tweet calling Omarosa a 'dog': 'I'm not comfortable with that'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:34:30 GMT
    Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, the veteran Republican and Senate president pro tempore, said Wednesday he wasn't comfortable with President Donald Trump calling former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only African-American to have served in a...Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, the veteran Republican and Senate president pro tempore, said Wednesday he wasn't comfortable with President Donald Trump calling former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only African-American to have served in a...
    Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, the veteran Republican and Senate president pro tempore, said Wednesday he wasn't comfortable with President Donald Trump calling former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only...
    Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, the veteran Republican and Senate president pro tempore, said Wednesday he wasn't comfortable with President Donald Trump calling former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only...
  • New poll suggests attacks on Nancy Pelosi won't matter in midterms

    New poll suggests attacks on Nancy Pelosi won't matter in midterms

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:04:24 GMT
    Nancy Pelosi is rated as the least important factor in 2018 congressional vote.Nancy Pelosi is rated as the least important factor in 2018 congressional vote.
    Republican House candidates have attacked their Democratic opponents over their future potential vote to make Nancy Pelosi the speaker of the House again. Many Democrats fearing potential electoral repercussions...
    Republican House candidates have attacked their Democratic opponents over their future potential vote to make Nancy Pelosi the speaker of the House again. Many Democrats fearing potential electoral repercussions have...
  • CNN Poll: Democratic advantage grows in race for Congress

    CNN Poll: Democratic advantage grows in race for Congress

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:04:24 GMT
    Democrats lead on the generic ballot but Americans think Republicans will control Congress.Democrats lead on the generic ballot but Americans think Republicans will control Congress.
    Democrats now lead Republicans by 52% to 41% in a nationwide generic Congressional ballot according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS and released Tuesday. The blue lead has increased slightly from eight...
    Democrats now lead Republicans by 52% to 41% in a nationwide generic Congressional ballot according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS and released Tuesday. The blue lead has increased slightly from eight percentage...
  • Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

    Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:28:40 GMT
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders emphatically declared Tuesday that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office.White House press secretary Sarah Sanders emphatically declared Tuesday that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office.
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders emphatically declared Tuesday that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his...
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction Tuesday night after falsely declaring that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as former President...
  • This exchange between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Cuomo is our current politics in a nutshell

    This exchange between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Cuomo is our current politics in a nutshell

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:14:17 GMT
    Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City and the current public face of President Donald Trump's legal team, sat down for an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo on Tuesday night.Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City and the current public face of President Donald Trump's legal team, sat down for an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo on Tuesday night.
    Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City and the current public face of President Donald Trump's legal team, sat down for an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo on Tuesday night. It was contentious -- if...
    Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City and the current public face of President Donald Trump's legal team, sat down for an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo on Tuesday night. It was contentious -- if generally...
  • US Treasury targets companies in Russia, China for violating North Korea sanctions

    US Treasury targets companies in Russia, China for violating North Korea sanctions

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:39:27 GMT
    The US government on Wednesday moved to increase economic pressure on North Korea, adding new sanctions that target one individual and three shipping companies in Singapore, China and Russia for violating...
    The US government on Wednesday moved to increase economic pressure on North Korea, adding new sanctions that target one individual and three shipping companies in Singapore, China and Russia for violating restrictions on...
  • Katrina Pierson's explanations of the alleged 'n-word' tape make no sense

    Katrina Pierson's explanations of the alleged 'n-word' tape make no sense

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:08:37 GMT
    Start here: For months -- years, really -- there have been rumors of outtakes from "The Apprentice" or "The Celebrity Apprentice" in which now-President Donald Trump can be heard uttering a racial slur about...
    Start here: For months -- years, really -- there have been rumors of outtakes from "The Apprentice" or "The Celebrity Apprentice" in which now-President Donald Trump can be heard uttering a racial slur about...
  • Omarosa's scorched-earth tell-all is a rare public breach of Trump's loyalty test

    Omarosa's scorched-earth tell-all is a rare public breach of Trump's loyalty test

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:03:53 GMT
    You could start counting off former White House staffers and you'd run out of fingers. And toes. Not all of them have been fired, but a fair number have. Sometimes spectacularly.
    You could start counting off former White House staffers and you'd run out of fingers. And toes. Not all of them have been fired, but a fair number have. Sometimes spectacularly.
  • Why Sarah Sanders' 'can't guarantee' answer matters so much

    Why Sarah Sanders' 'can't guarantee' answer matters so much

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:24:18 GMT
    On Tuesday, after an extended break from the "daily" press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders took questions from the media.On Tuesday, after an extended break from the "daily" press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders took questions from the media.
    On Tuesday, after an extended break from the "daily" press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders took questions from the media. And as you might expect, lots of those questions centered on the...
    On Tuesday, after an extended break from the "daily" press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders took questions from the media. And as you might expect, lots of those questions centered on the allegations...
  • Minnesota proved again last night that the old Republican Party is dead

    Minnesota proved again last night that the old Republican Party is dead

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:59:14 GMT
    When former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced last year that he was leaving his cushy DC lobbying job to try to reclaim his old job, establishment Republicans cheered. Pawlenty, who spent eight years as the...
    When former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced last year that he was leaving his cushy DC lobbying job to try to reclaim his old job, establishment Republicans cheered. Pawlenty, who spent eight years as the state's...
  • Joe Biden cancels Illinois event due to 'doctor's orders'

    Joe Biden cancels Illinois event due to 'doctor's orders'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:14:15 GMT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden canceled a planned appearance in Illinois this week because he is sick and "under doctor's orders not to travel," according to state Democrats.Former Vice President Joe Biden canceled a planned appearance in Illinois this week because he is sick and "under doctor's orders not to travel," according to state Democrats.
    Former Vice President Joe Biden canceled a planned appearance in Illinois this week because he is sick and "under doctor's orders not to travel," according to state Democrats.
    Former Vice President Joe Biden canceled a planned appearance in Illinois this week because he is sick and "under doctor's orders not to travel," according to state Democrats.
  • Democratic candidate for Vermont governor rejects socialist label

    Democratic candidate for Vermont governor rejects socialist label

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:29:21 GMT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden canceled a planned appearance in Illinois this week because he is sick and "under doctor's orders not to travel," according to state Democrats.Former Vice President Joe Biden canceled a planned appearance in Illinois this week because he is sick and "under doctor's orders not to travel," according to state Democrats.
    Vermont's Democratic nominee for governor Christine Hallquist, who made history Tuesday as the first transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major political party, said she's running to raise the issue of rural...
    Vermont's Democratic nominee for governor Christine Hallquist, who made history Tuesday as the first transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major political party, said she's running to raise the issue of rural economic...
  • Ilhan Omar could become first Somali-American in Congress after primary win

    Ilhan Omar could become first Somali-American in Congress after primary win

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:18:48 GMT
    Ilhan Omar, a progressive state legislator, will win the Democratic primary in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, CNN projects.Ilhan Omar, a progressive state legislator, will win the Democratic primary in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, CNN projects.
    Ilhan Omar, a progressive state legislator, will win the Democratic primary in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, CNN projects.
    Ilhan Omar, a progressive state legislator, will win the Democratic primary in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, CNN projects.
  • Kellyanne Conway's husband suggests Trump makes false statements, attacks both allies and his own employees

    Kellyanne Conway's husband suggests Trump makes false statements, attacks both allies and his own employees

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:23:31 GMT
    The husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared to hammer President Donald Trump for making false statements and attacking allies, adding to a long list of criticisms he's lobbed against the President online.The husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared to hammer President Donald Trump for making false statements and attacking allies, adding to a long list of criticisms he's lobbed against the President online.
    The husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared to hammer President Donald Trump for making false statements and attacking allies, adding to a long list of criticisms he's lobbed against the President...
    The husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared to hammer President Donald Trump for making false statements and attacking allies, adding to a long list of criticisms he's lobbed against the President online.
  • Diverse candidates rule the night and other takeaways from Tuesday's primaries

    Diverse candidates rule the night and other takeaways from Tuesday's primaries

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:18:55 GMT
    The nation's first transgender governor, its first Somali-American woman in Congress and its first black woman in Connecticut's congressional delegation could all be on the horizon after Tuesday's slate of four primaries.The nation's first transgender governor, its first Somali-American woman in Congress and its first black woman in Connecticut's congressional delegation could all be on the horizon after Tuesday's slate of four primaries.
    The nation's first transgender governor, its first Somali-American woman in Congress and its first black woman in Connecticut's congressional delegation could all be on the horizon after Tuesday's slate of four...
    The nation's first transgender governor, its first Somali-American woman in Congress and its first black woman in Connecticut's congressional delegation could all be on the horizon after Tuesday's slate of four primaries.
  • Christine Hallquist will make history as first openly transgender major party nominee for governor, CNN projects

    Christine Hallquist will make history as first openly transgender major party nominee for governor, CNN projects

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:07:59 GMT
    Christine Hallquist's is bidding to become the first transgender governor in American history and the first trans person elected to any statewide position in Vermont.Christine Hallquist's is bidding to become the first transgender governor in American history and the first trans person elected to any statewide position in Vermont.
    Christine Hallquist's bid to become the first transgender governor in American history -- and the first trans person elected to any statewide position in Vermont -- will face its first electoral hurdle on Tuesday...
    Christine Hallquist's bid to become the country's first transgender governor will clear an historic hurdle on Tuesday.
  • Midterm battlegrounds take shape in Midwest primaries

    Midterm battlegrounds take shape in Midwest primaries

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:02:40 GMT
    Christine Hallquist will be the first transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major political party, CNN projects.Christine Hallquist will be the first transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major political party, CNN projects.
    For the fourth time, Democrats in Wisconsin believe they have a chance to finally defeat Gov. Scott Walker and steer the state back to the left after eight years of Republican rule.
    Two upper Midwestern states where Democrats hope to rebound in November's midterm elections after losing ground to President Donald Trump in 2016 selected their candidates in a slew of major races Tuesday.
  • Keith Ellison wins AG nomination in Minnesota after denying abuse allegations

    Keith Ellison wins AG nomination in Minnesota after denying abuse allegations

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:53:47 GMT
    Rep. Keith Ellison will win the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general, CNN projects Tuesday, easily besting four other candidates just days after denying allegations he...
    Rep. Keith Ellison will win the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general, CNN projects Tuesday, easily besting four other candidates just days after denying allegations he physically abused...
  • 2016 National Teacher of the Year could be Connecticut's first black Democrat in Congress

    2016 National Teacher of the Year could be Connecticut's first black Democrat in Congress

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:33:48 GMT
    Jahana Hayes, a high school history teacher from Waterbury, CT, celebrates winning the 2016 National Teacher of the Year with President Barack Obama during an event at the White House, May 3, 2016.Jahana Hayes, a high school history teacher from Waterbury, CT, celebrates winning the 2016 National Teacher of the Year with President Barack Obama during an event at the White House, May 3, 2016.
    Jahana Hayes moved one step closer towards becoming Connecticut's first black Democrat in Congress on Tuesday when the former National Teacher of the Year bested Mary Glassman in the state's 5th Congressional...
    Jahana Hayes moved one step closer towards becoming Connecticut's first black Democrat in Congress on Tuesday when the former National Teacher of the Year bested Mary Glassman in the state's 5th Congressional District...
  • Giuliani claims Mueller waiting for Manafort verdict to negotiate Trump interview

    Giuliani claims Mueller waiting for Manafort verdict to negotiate Trump interview

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:58:48 GMT
    President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday that he believes special counsel Robert Mueller is waiting for a verdict in the trial of Paul Manafort before resuming negotiations for a presidential...
    President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday that he believes special counsel Robert Mueller is waiting for a verdict in the trial of Paul Manafort before resuming negotiations for a presidential interview.
  • Stephen Miller's uncle: 'I felt it was incumbent upon me to raise my voice' against administration's immigration policy

    Stephen Miller's uncle: 'I felt it was incumbent upon me to raise my voice' against administration's immigration policy

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:28:06 GMT
    David Glosser, uncle to White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, defended an editorial excoriating his nephew and the administration's immigration policy Tuesday, telling CNN, "I felt it was incumbent upon me to raise my voice to let people know that...David Glosser, uncle to White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, defended an editorial excoriating his nephew and the administration's immigration policy Tuesday, telling CNN, "I felt it was incumbent upon me to raise my voice to let people know that...
    David Glosser, uncle to White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, defended an editorial excoriating his nephew and the administration's immigration policy Tuesday, telling CNN, "I felt it was incumbent upon me to...
    David Glosser, uncle to White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, defended an editorial excoriating his nephew and the administration's immigration policy Tuesday, telling CNN, "I felt it was incumbent upon me to raise my...
  • Kris Kobach wins Kansas GOP governor nomination after incumbent Colyer concedes

    Kris Kobach wins Kansas GOP governor nomination after incumbent Colyer concedes

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:53:41 GMT
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has narrowly won the Republican nomination for governor, ousting incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's primary. (file)Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has narrowly won the Republican nomination for governor, ousting incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's primary. (file)
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has narrowly won the Republican nomination for governor, ousting incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's primary.
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has narrowly won the Republican nomination for governor, ousting incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's primary.
  • Why Paul Manafort isn't wearing socks

    Why Paul Manafort isn't wearing socks

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:43:41 GMT
    In a trial that's featured talk of hundreds of thousands of dollars in clothing, including a $15,000 ostrich jacket and an $18,000 python jacket, the latest sartorial question for court-watchers is: Where are Paul Manafort's socks?In a trial that's featured talk of hundreds of thousands of dollars in clothing, including a $15,000 ostrich jacket and an $18,000 python jacket, the latest sartorial question for court-watchers is: Where are Paul Manafort's socks?
    In a trial that's featured talk of hundreds of thousands of dollars in clothing, including a $15,000 ostrich jacket and an $18,000 python jacket, the latest sartorial question for court-watchers is: Where are Paul...
    In a trial that's featured talk of hundreds of thousands of dollars in clothing, including a $15,000 ostrich jacket and an $18,000 python jacket, the latest sartorial question for court-watchers is: Where are Paul...
  • Katrina Pierson: I made taped comments because Omarosa was the 'complete epitome of annoying'

    Katrina Pierson: I made taped comments because Omarosa was the 'complete epitome of annoying'

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:13:39 GMT
    Katrina Pierson, a Trump campaign official, said she was placating Omarosa Manigault Newman when she indicated on tape that she believed President Donald Trump had been recorded saying the n-word.Katrina Pierson, a Trump campaign official, said she was placating Omarosa Manigault Newman when she indicated on tape that she believed President Donald Trump had been recorded saying the n-word.
    Katrina Pierson, a Trump campaign official, said she was placating Omarosa Manigault Newman when she indicated on tape that she believed President Donald Trump had been recorded saying the n-word.
    Katrina Pierson, a Trump campaign official, said she was placating Omarosa Manigault Newman when she indicated on tape that she believed President Donald Trump had been recorded saying the n-word.
  • Diploma controversy leads Florida candidate to suspend campaign

    Diploma controversy leads Florida candidate to suspend campaign

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:42:43 GMT
    Melissa Howard, a Florida state house candidate, told CNN on Tuesday that she has suspended her campaign.Melissa Howard, a Florida state house candidate, told CNN on Tuesday that she has suspended her campaign.
    A Florida state house candidate admitted to posting an inaccurate diploma from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, through an apology on Facebook Monday. The post was later taken down.
    Melissa Howard, a Florida state house candidate, told CNN on Tuesday that she has suspended her campaign.
  • ACLU: Officials set up 'trap' to arrest immigrants at legal status interviews

    ACLU: Officials set up 'trap' to arrest immigrants at legal status interviews

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:33:41 GMT
    A Boston US Citizenship and Immigration Services office appears to have been coordinating with local ICE officials to arrest undocumented immigrant spouses married to US citizens when they appeared at government offices to interview for legal status,...A Boston US Citizenship and Immigration Services office appears to have been coordinating with local ICE officials to arrest undocumented immigrant spouses married to US citizens when they appeared at government offices to interview for legal status,...
    A Boston US Citizenship and Immigration Services office appears to have been coordinating with local ICE officials to arrest undocumented immigrant spouses married to US citizens when they appeared at government...
    A Boston-area US Citizenship and Immigration Services office appears to have been coordinating with local ICE officials to arrest undocumented immigrant spouses married to US citizens when they appeared at government...
  • What Mueller and Manafort need to do in closing arguments

    What Mueller and Manafort need to do in closing arguments

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:18:37 GMT
    Wednesday morning, special counsel Robert Mueller's team and Manafort's defense lawyers will deliver their closing arguments -- sure to be impassioned, detailed speeches that look back over the 10 days of testimony.Wednesday morning, special counsel Robert Mueller's team and Manafort's defense lawyers will deliver their closing arguments -- sure to be impassioned, detailed speeches that look back over the 10 days of testimony.
    We've reached the end. Paul Manafort's defense team has rested, presenting no evidence and calling no witnesses to testify, including President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman himself.
    We've reached the end. Paul Manafort's defense team has rested, presenting no evidence and calling no witnesses to testify, including President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman himself.
  • 6 Million Georgia voters' records exposed: 'Could have easily been compromised'

    6 Million Georgia voters' records exposed: 'Could have easily been compromised'

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:58:37 GMT
    Georgia's shotgun-toting, Trump-style Republican candidate for governor Brian Kemp has sought to assure voters that his state's election system is secure and that any allegations to the contrary are "fake news."Georgia's shotgun-toting, Trump-style Republican candidate for governor Brian Kemp has sought to assure voters that his state's election system is secure and that any allegations to the contrary are "fake news."
    Georgia's shotgun-toting, Trump-style Republican candidate for governor Brian Kemp has sought to assure voters that his state's election system is secure and that any allegations to the contrary are "fake news."
    Georgia's shotgun-toting, Trump-style Republican candidate for governor Brian Kemp has sought to assure voters that his state's election system is secure and that any allegations to the contrary are "fake news."
  • Lawsuit seeks to stop Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas

    Lawsuit seeks to stop Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:48:41 GMT
    Three consumer groups are suing the Trump administration in an effort to halt the implementation of work requirements in Arkansas' Medicaid program.Three consumer groups are suing the Trump administration in an effort to halt the implementation of work requirements in Arkansas' Medicaid program.
    Three consumer groups are suing the Trump administration in an effort to halt the implementation of work requirements in Arkansas' Medicaid program.
    Three consumer groups are suing the Trump administration in an effort to halt the implementation of work requirements in Arkansas' Medicaid program.
  • State Department says Pompeo did discuss Yemen strike with Saudi prince

    State Department says Pompeo did discuss Yemen strike with Saudi prince

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:43:35 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did discuss the recent Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen in a Monday call with a Saudi prince, an agency official said, after a State Department readout failed to note that aspect of the conversation. (FILE)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did discuss the recent Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen in a Monday call with a Saudi prince, an agency official said, after a State Department readout failed to note that aspect of the conversation. (FILE)
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did discuss the recent Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen in a Monday call with a Saudi prince, an agency official said, after a State Department readout failed to note that aspect of the...
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did discuss the recent Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen in a Monday call with a Saudi prince, an agency official said, after a State Department readout failed to note that aspect of the...
  • Pentagon to return bells captured in the Philippines over 100 years ago

    Pentagon to return bells captured in the Philippines over 100 years ago

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:13:34 GMT
    The US military intends to return to the Philippines the famed Bells of Balangiga, captured by occupying US troops more than 100 years ago, a US defense official told CNN Tuesday.The US military intends to return to the Philippines the famed Bells of Balangiga, captured by occupying US troops more than 100 years ago, a US defense official told CNN Tuesday.
    The US military intends to return to the Philippines the famed Bells of Balangiga, captured by occupying US troops more than 100 years ago, a US defense official told CNN Tuesday.
    The US military intends to return to the Philippines the famed Bells of Balangiga, captured by occupying US troops more than 100 years ago, a US defense official told CNN Tuesday.
  • READ: 2016 Trump campaign nondisclosure agreement

    READ: 2016 Trump campaign nondisclosure agreement

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:38:28 GMT
    The Trump campaign said Tuesday it is seeking legal action against Omarosa Manigault Newman in the wake of her tell-all book about her time as a campaign adviser and senior White House official.The Trump campaign said Tuesday it is seeking legal action against Omarosa Manigault Newman in the wake of her tell-all book about her time as a campaign adviser and senior White House official.
    The Trump campaign said Tuesday it is seeking legal action against Omarosa Manigault Newman in the wake of her tell-all book about her time as a campaign adviser and senior White House official. Manigault Newman is...
    The Trump campaign said Tuesday it is seeking legal action against Omarosa Manigault Newman in the wake of her tell-all book about her time as a campaign adviser and senior White House official. Manigault Newman is accused...
  • Poll: Majority of GOP agrees news media is 'enemy of the people'

    Poll: Majority of GOP agrees news media is 'enemy of the people'

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:08:32 GMT
    A majority of Republicans said they believed the news media is "the enemy of the people" rather than "an important part of democracy" in a poll released Tuesday.A majority of Republicans said they believed the news media is "the enemy of the people" rather than "an important part of democracy" in a poll released Tuesday.
    A majority of Republicans said they believed the news media is "the enemy of the people" rather than "an important part of democracy" in a poll released Tuesday.
    A majority of Republicans said they believed the news media is "the enemy of the people" rather than "an important part of democracy" in a poll released Tuesday.
  • Exclusive: Pentagon spokeswoman under investigation for misusing staff, retaliating against complaints

    Exclusive: Pentagon spokeswoman under investigation for misusing staff, retaliating against complaints

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:03:27 GMT
    One of Defense Secretary James Mattis' most senior civilian advisers is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she used some of them to conduct her personal errands...One of Defense Secretary James Mattis' most senior civilian advisers is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she used some of them to conduct her personal errands...
    One of Defense Secretary James Mattis' most senior civilian advisers is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she used some...
    One of Defense Secretary James Mattis' most senior civilian advisers is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she used some of them...
  • Sanders 'can't guarantee' Trump hasn't used the n-word, but hasn't heard him do it

    Sanders 'can't guarantee' Trump hasn't used the n-word, but hasn't heard him do it

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:33:29 GMT
    Asked whether President Donald Trump had ever used the N-word, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders would not definitively say, instead referring reporters to a tweet.Asked whether President Donald Trump had ever used the N-word, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders would not definitively say, instead referring reporters to a tweet.
    Asked whether President Donald Trump had ever used the N-word, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders would not definitively say, instead referring reporters to a tweet.
    As President Donald Trump faced allegations of racism and cruelty on Tuesday, his press secretary stepped to the White House podium to deny only one of those charges.
  • New tape shows Trump campaign aides discussing possibility of N-word tape

    New tape shows Trump campaign aides discussing possibility of N-word tape

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:38:19 GMT
    Aides to President Donald Trump questioned him during the 2016 campaign about the existence of an audio tape in which he purportedly said the N-word, a racial epithet, during production of his reality TV show "The Apprentice."Aides to President Donald Trump questioned him during the 2016 campaign about the existence of an audio tape in which he purportedly said the N-word, a racial epithet, during production of his reality TV show "The Apprentice."
    Aides to President Donald Trump questioned him during the 2016 campaign about the existence of an audio tape in which he purportedly said the N-word, a racial epithet, during production of his reality TV show "The...
    Aides to President Donald Trump questioned him during the 2016 campaign about the existence of an audio tape in which he purportedly said the N-word, a racial epithet, during production of his reality TV show "The...
  • Defense rests in Paul Manafort trial; closing arguments Wednesday

    Defense rests in Paul Manafort trial; closing arguments Wednesday

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:33:06 GMT
    Paul Manafort's trial continues on Tuesday, as the 11th day in court marks the defense's turn to make its case.Paul Manafort's trial continues on Tuesday, as the 11th day in court marks the defense's turn to make its case.
    Paul Manafort's trial continues on Tuesday, as the 11th day in court marks the defense's turn to make its case.
    The defense rested its case Tuesday morning in the trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort without calling any witnesses, setting the stage for closing arguments Wednesday morning.
  • The West Virginia House impeached the entire state Supreme Court

    The West Virginia House impeached the entire state Supreme Court

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:53:20 GMT
    Lawmakers in West Virginia did something Monday night that might be a first in American history: impeach an entire state Supreme Court. From left, Allen Loughry, Robin Davis, Elizabeth Walker and Margaret Workman.Lawmakers in West Virginia did something Monday night that might be a first in American history: impeach an entire state Supreme Court. From left, Allen Loughry, Robin Davis, Elizabeth Walker and Margaret Workman.
    Lawmakers in West Virginia did something Monday night that might be a first in American history: impeach an entire state Supreme Court.
    Lawmakers in West Virginia did something Monday night that might be a first in American history: impeach an entire state Supreme Court.
  • GOP senator calls Trump's attack against Omarosa 'unbecoming'

    GOP senator calls Trump's attack against Omarosa 'unbecoming'

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:58:18 GMT
    Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona condemned President Donald Trump's attacks against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman as "unbecoming," just hours after Trump called the only African-American to have served in a senior role in the...Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona condemned President Donald Trump's attacks against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman as "unbecoming," just hours after Trump called the only African-American to have served in a senior role in the...
    Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona condemned President Donald Trump's attacks against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman as "unbecoming," just hours after Trump called the only African-American to...
    Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona condemned President Donald Trump's attacks against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman as "unbecoming," just hours after Trump called the only African-American to have...
  • Trump campaign taking legal steps against Omarosa

    Trump campaign taking legal steps against Omarosa

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:43:13 GMT
    President Donald Trump's campaign said Tuesday it has filed for arbitration, accusing Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former campaign aide and White House official, of breaching a 2016 nondisclosure agreement with the campaign.President Donald Trump's campaign said Tuesday it has filed for arbitration, accusing Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former campaign aide and White House official, of breaching a 2016 nondisclosure agreement with the campaign.
    President Donald Trump's campaign said Tuesday it has filed for arbitration, accusing Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former campaign aide and White House official, of breaching a 2016 nondisclosure agreement with...
    President Donald Trump's campaign said Tuesday it has filed for arbitration, accusing Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former campaign aide and White House official, of breaching a 2016 nondisclosure agreement with the campaign.
  • Read the email exchange between Manafort and Kushner

    Read the email exchange between Manafort and Kushner

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:33:29 GMT
    Paul Manafort sent President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner a recommendation to appoint Federal Savings Bank chair Stephen Calk as secretary of the Army in a November 30, 2016, email released Monday by the...
    Paul Manafort sent President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner a recommendation to appoint Federal Savings Bank chair Stephen Calk as secretary of the Army in a November 30, 2016, email released Monday by the Justice...
  • Donald Trump's Omarosa obsession is telling

    Donald Trump's Omarosa obsession is telling

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:13:25 GMT
    On Monday, President Donald Trump sent seven -- yes, seven! -- tweets attacking his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman over claims she made in her tell-all memoir that was formally released today.
    On Monday, President Donald Trump sent seven -- yes, seven! -- tweets attacking his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman over claims she made in her tell-all memoir that was formally released today.
  • Trump calls Omarosa a 'dog' in latest attack on ex-aide

    Trump calls Omarosa a 'dog' in latest attack on ex-aide

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-08-14 12:43:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday referred to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only African-American to have served in a senior role in the White House, as a "dog."
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday referred to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only African-American to have served in a senior role in the White House, as a "dog."
  • Congressional black caucus chair blasts proposed superdelegate changes

    Congressional black caucus chair blasts proposed superdelegate changes

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:33:15 GMT
    In a letter to Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez dated Monday, Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond wrote on behalf of "many" of his colleagues in the caucus to urge him to withdraw support of the changes to be voted on at the party's meeting...In a letter to Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez dated Monday, Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond wrote on behalf of "many" of his colleagues in the caucus to urge him to withdraw support of the changes to be voted on at the party's meeting...
    The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus blasted proposed changes to Democratic "superdelegate" rules that would limit their ability to vote on the first ballot for the party's presidential nominees.
    The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus blasted proposed changes to Democratic "superdelegate" rules that would limit their ability to vote on the first ballot for the party's presidential nominees.
  • Trump tweets on London 'terrorist attack' as investigation gets underway

    Trump tweets on London 'terrorist attack' as investigation gets underway

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-08-14 12:53:04 GMT
    Jean and Carole Gautier, from Amiens, France, stand outside a police cordon. The couple was on their way to visit Westminster Abbey during their first visit to London, when the crash happened.Jean and Carole Gautier, from Amiens, France, stand outside a police cordon. The couple was on their way to visit Westminster Abbey during their first visit to London, when the crash happened.
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday again seized on what he called a "terrorist attack" in London to call for tougher anti-terror measures, even though the incident was still in the early stages of investigation.
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday again seized on what he called a "terrorist attack" in London to call for tougher anti-terror measures, even though the incident was still in the early stages of investigation.
  • CNN poll: Most say Mueller should try to end investigation before Election Day

    CNN poll: Most say Mueller should try to end investigation before Election Day

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:02:55 GMT
    At the same time, Trump's overall approval rating of 42% is about the same as its level this spring, suggesting few opinions have changed as a result of an eventful summer in the White House.At the same time, Trump's overall approval rating of 42% is about the same as its level this spring, suggesting few opinions have changed as a result of an eventful summer in the White House.
    Two-thirds of Americans, including majorities across party lines, would like to see special counsel Robert Mueller try to finish the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election before voters go to...
    Two-thirds of Americans, including majorities across party lines, would like to see special counsel Robert Mueller try to finish the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election before voters go to the...
  • Manafort emailed Kushner with recommendations for senior administration posts

    Manafort emailed Kushner with recommendations for senior administration posts

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:37 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:37:46 GMT
    Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of tax and banking crimes in the first major trial of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of tax and banking crimes in the first major trial of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
    Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is now officially part of the trove of evidence in Paul Manafort's criminal trial, as part of an email exchange with the former campaign chairman about potential senior...
    Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is now officially part of the trove of evidence in Paul Manafort's criminal trial, as part of an email exchange with the former campaign chairman about potential senior...
  • GOP lawmaker's son blasts father's role in Strzok saga, wants to flip his seat

    GOP lawmaker's son blasts father's role in Strzok saga, wants to flip his seat

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:31:55 GMT
    The son of a prominent House Republican announced Sunday that he was supporting the Democratic candidate to succeed his father -- and he encouraged others to do the same.
    The son of a prominent House Republican blasted his father's role in the saga leading up to FBI agent Peter Strzok's ouster, less than a day after he announced that he was supporting the Democratic candidate to succeed his...
  • Primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin: What to watch

    Primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin: What to watch

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:07:55 GMT
    Tuesday's primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin set up some of the most crucial races in November's midterm election.Tuesday's primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin set up some of the most crucial races in November's midterm election.
    Tuesday's primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin set up some of the most crucial races in November's midterm election.
    Tuesday's primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin set up some of the most crucial races in November's midterm election.
  • The Upper Midwest swung to Trump in 2016. It may swing back to the Democrats in 2018

    The Upper Midwest swung to Trump in 2016. It may swing back to the Democrats in 2018

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:07:55 GMT
    Donald Trump's success in the Upper Midwest -- particularly his victories in Michigan and Wisconsin -- were pivotal to his success in the 2016 presidential election.
    Donald Trump's success in the Upper Midwest -- particularly his victories in Michigan and Wisconsin -- were pivotal to his success in the 2016 presidential election.
  • How the Kasich dilemma is paralyzing Trump's Republican critics

    How the Kasich dilemma is paralyzing Trump's Republican critics

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:07:55 GMT
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich was among the big winners when Republican Troy Balderson apparently survived last week's special election for a US House seat centered on Columbus. Kasich was also among the biggest losers.
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich was among the big winners when Republican Troy Balderson apparently survived last week's special election for a US House seat centered on Columbus. Kasich was also among the biggest losers.
  • CNN's new poll has very little good news for Donald Trump on Russia

    CNN's new poll has very little good news for Donald Trump on Russia

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:02:55 GMT
    The BIG headline out of CNN's new national poll probing how Americans feel about President Donald Trump, special counsel Robert Mueller and the ongoing Russia investigation is that a large majority want Mueller to...
    The BIG headline out of CNN's new national poll probing how Americans feel about President Donald Trump, special counsel Robert Mueller and the ongoing Russia investigation is that a large majority want Mueller to wrap...
  • Peter Strzok's attorney: FBI had the 'power, but not the right' to fire anti-Trump agent

    Peter Strzok's attorney: FBI had the 'power, but not the right' to fire anti-Trump agent

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:37:31 GMT
    The FBI had "the power, but not the right" to fire now-former agent Peter Strzok for his anti-President Donald Trump texts, his attorney Aitan Goelman said Monday.The FBI had "the power, but not the right" to fire now-former agent Peter Strzok for his anti-President Donald Trump texts, his attorney Aitan Goelman said Monday.
    The FBI had "the power, but not the right" to fire now-former agent Peter Strzok for his anti-President Donald Trump texts, his attorney Aitan Goelman said Monday.
    The FBI had "the power, but not the right" to fire now-former agent Peter Strzok for his anti-President Donald Trump texts, his attorney Aitan Goelman said Monday.
  • Trump signs McCain defense measure, doesn't thank McCain

    Trump signs McCain defense measure, doesn't thank McCain

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:37:15 GMT
    President Donald Trump thanked multiple members of Congress involved in passing the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act at a signing ceremony at Fort Drum, New York, Monday, with one major exception:...
    President Donald Trump thanked multiple members of Congress involved in passing the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act at a signing ceremony at Fort Drum, New York, Monday, with one major exception: the...
  • White House paranoia deepens after Omarosa tapes

    White House paranoia deepens after Omarosa tapes

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:12:16 GMT
    The revelations surrounding Omarosa Manigault Newman's new memoir, and the ensuing fallout, are underscoring a level of dysfunction many now see as just part of life under President Donald Trump.The revelations surrounding Omarosa Manigault Newman's new memoir, and the ensuing fallout, are underscoring a level of dysfunction many now see as just part of life under President Donald Trump.
    Secret tapes. Nondisclosure agreements. A lot of name calling.
    Secret tapes. Nondisclosure agreements. A lot of name calling.
  • Roger Stone ally: Mueller has 'concern' about Stone's 2016 predictions

    Roger Stone ally: Mueller has 'concern' about Stone's 2016 predictions

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:07:38 GMT
    Kristin Davis, a former employee and close friend of Roger Stone, said after testifying before a grand jury, she sensed special counsel Robert Mueller's team was concerned with what Stone might have had prior...
    Kristin Davis, a former employee and close friend of Roger Stone, said after testifying before a grand jury, she sensed special counsel Robert Mueller's team was concerned with what Stone might have had prior knowledge of...
  • 5 Takeaways from Day 10 of Paul Manafort's trial

    5 Takeaways from Day 10 of Paul Manafort's trial

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:17:22 GMT
    The prosecution in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort rested Monday after filling up 10 days with 27 witnesses.
    The prosecution in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort rested Monday after filling up 10 days with 27 witnesses.
  • James Clapper: Omarosa's secret recordings are 'unthinkable'

    James Clapper: Omarosa's secret recordings are 'unthinkable'

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:07:26 GMT
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's secret recordings from her time in the White House are an "unthinkable" security violation, said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday.Omarosa Manigault Newman's secret recordings from her time in the White House are an "unthinkable" security violation, said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's secret recordings from her time in the White House are an "unthinkable" security violation, said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's secret recordings from her time in the White House are an "unthinkable" security violation, said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday.
  • Meet the Indiana dad who hunts Russian trolls

    Meet the Indiana dad who hunts Russian trolls

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:17:13 GMT
    Josh Russell works as a systems analyst and programmer at Indiana University.Josh Russell works as a systems analyst and programmer at Indiana University.
    When it comes to hobbies, Josh Russell concedes he gets a little obsessive. No matter his interest, be it videogames or miniature figurine board games, he always wants to be the best. Perhaps that explains the...
    When it comes to hobbies, Josh Russell concedes he gets a little obsessive. No matter his interest, be it videogames or miniature figurine board games, he always wants to be the best. Perhaps that explains the dedication...
  • Trump has no black senior White House staff

    Trump has no black senior White House staff

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:22:25 GMT
    None of President Donald Trump's senior White House officials are black.
    None of President Donald Trump's senior White House officials are black.
  • Kremlin "pleased" with Helsinki summit, US and Western intelligence assesses

    Kremlin "pleased" with Helsinki summit, US and Western intelligence assesses

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:07:16 GMT
    US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend a joint press conference after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018.  Full credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty ImagesUS President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend a joint press conference after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. Full credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
    Russian officials were "pleased" with the Helsinki summit between Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, US and Western intelligence agencies have found, according to two intelligence sources with knowledge of...
    Russian officials were "pleased" with the Helsinki summit between Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, US and Western intelligence agencies have found, according to two intelligence sources with knowledge of the...
  • 1 Data point that should make Democrats nervous

    1 Data point that should make Democrats nervous

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:42:22 GMT
    Democrats view socialism more positively than capitalism.
    Democrats view socialism more positively than capitalism.
  • Pompeo, Trump mum on Saudi-led airstrike that hit Yemen school bus

    Pompeo, Trump mum on Saudi-led airstrike that hit Yemen school bus

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:07:20 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke Monday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but according to a State Department readout of the conversation, the top US diplomat made no mention of last week's Saudi-led...
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke Monday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but according to a State Department readout of the conversation, the top US diplomat made no mention of last week's Saudi-led...
  • Peter Strzok fired from the FBI

    Peter Strzok fired from the FBI

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:26:58 GMT
    The FBI fired Peter Strzok, an agent who was removed from the Russia probe last year for sending text messages disparaging President Trump, Strzok's lawyer said Monday. (File Photo)The FBI fired Peter Strzok, an agent who was removed from the Russia probe last year for sending text messages disparaging President Trump, Strzok's lawyer said Monday. (File Photo)
    The FBI has fired Peter Strzok, an agent who was removed from the Russia probe last year for sending text messages disparaging President Donald Trump, Strzok's lawyer said Monday.
    The FBI has fired Peter Strzok, an agent who was removed from the Russia probe last year for sending text messages disparaging President Donald Trump, Strzok's lawyer said Monday.
  • Prosecution rests in Paul Manafort trial

    Prosecution rests in Paul Manafort trial

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:46:56 GMT
    The case against Paul Manafort is the first major test in court for special counsel Robert Mueller's team, who is currently leading an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.The case against Paul Manafort is the first major test in court for special counsel Robert Mueller's team, who is currently leading an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
    The trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resumes Monday afternoon, as prosecutors' arguments -- which are expected to wrap up on Monday -- spill into a third week.
    Prosecutors rested their case Monday afternoon in the trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
  • NSA watchdog details privacy concerns and moves to protect whistleblowers

    NSA watchdog details privacy concerns and moves to protect whistleblowers

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:32:16 GMT
    The National Security Agency's open source intelligence collection process, which gathers publicly available information from the internet, has "an increased risk of jeopardizing the civil liberties and privacy of...
    The National Security Agency's open source intelligence collection process, which gathers publicly available information from the internet, has "an increased risk of jeopardizing the civil liberties and privacy of [US...
  • Can we please stop comparing Michael Avenatti to Donald Trump?

    Can we please stop comparing Michael Avenatti to Donald Trump?

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:57:12 GMT
    Michael Avenatti is thinking of running for President.Michael Avenatti is thinking of running for President.
    Michael Avenatti was in Iowa this weekend. Because he is thinking, actively, about running for president. Of the United States. Which is something we have to take seriously. Because Donald Trump is president.
    Michael Avenatti was in Iowa this weekend. Because he is thinking, actively, about running for president. Of the United States. Which is something we have to take seriously. Because Donald Trump is president.
  • Legal watchdog wants Commerce IG to investigate Wilbur Ross

    Legal watchdog wants Commerce IG to investigate Wilbur Ross

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:17:10 GMT
    US Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross addresses delegates at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in east London, on November 6, 2017.US Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross addresses delegates at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in east London, on November 6, 2017.
    A government watchdog group is calling for the Commerce Department's inspector general to investigate whether Secretary Wilbur Ross violated criminal conflict of interest laws, in a detailed, more than 100-page...
    A government watchdog group is calling for the Commerce Department's inspector general to investigate whether Secretary Wilbur Ross violated criminal conflict of interest laws, in a detailed, more than 100-page report it...
  • A rose by any other name? Democrats grapple with the socialist question

    A rose by any other name? Democrats grapple with the socialist question

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:47:11 GMT
    For the first time in a lifetime, a wave of Democratic candidates are proudly calling themselves socialists. Some are winning, while others are creating -- even in defeat -- new space on the left for those who run...
    For the first time in a lifetime, a wave of Democratic candidates are proudly calling themselves socialists. Some are winning, while others are creating -- even in defeat -- new space on the left for those who run in the...
  • Conservative activists driven from restaurant by antifa group

    Conservative activists driven from restaurant by antifa group

    Monday, August 6 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-08-07 01:08:58 GMT
    Conservative activists Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk were accosted at a Philadelphia restaurant on Monday by protesters from a local antifa group.Conservative activists Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk were accosted at a Philadelphia restaurant on Monday by protesters from a local antifa group.
    Conservative activists Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk were accosted at a Philadelphia restaurant on Monday by protesters from a local antifa group.
    Conservative activists Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk were accosted at a Philadelphia restaurant on Monday by protesters from a local antifa group.
  • New black political group launches with four Democratic endorsements and more planned

    New black political group launches with four Democratic endorsements and more planned

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:22:05 GMT
    The group, which seeks to marshal black business leaders behind an economics-focused political push, announced four initial endorsements of Democratic candidates: Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor, Ben Jealous for Maryland governor, Richard Cordray...The group, which seeks to marshal black business leaders behind an economics-focused political push, announced four initial endorsements of Democratic candidates: Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor, Ben Jealous for Maryland governor, Richard Cordray...
    A new political group called the Black Economic Alliance publicly launched Monday with $3.5 million raised for this year's midterm elections and plans to back 10 to 15 candidates.
    A new political group called the Black Economic Alliance publicly launched Monday with $3.5 million raised for this year's midterm elections and plans to back 10 to 15 candidates.
  • Kasich responds to Trump's Twitter attack with a laughing Putin GIF

    Kasich responds to Trump's Twitter attack with a laughing Putin GIF

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:32:05 GMT
    For Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a GIF can clearly tell its own story. The Republican, who is an outspoken Trump critic, dismissed a Twitter attack from President Donald Trump on Monday by simply tweeting a GIF of Russian President Vladimir Putin laughing.For Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a GIF can clearly tell its own story. The Republican, who is an outspoken Trump critic, dismissed a Twitter attack from President Donald Trump on Monday by simply tweeting a GIF of Russian President Vladimir Putin laughing.
    If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a GIF worth?
    If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a GIF worth?
  • GOP lawmaker: FBI has evidence Russian bots were fanning flames before Charlottesville violence

    GOP lawmaker: FBI has evidence Russian bots were fanning flames before Charlottesville violence

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:32:06 GMT
    Republican Rep. Tom Garrett, who represents Charlottesville, Virginia, said Monday that FBI officials told him and other members of Congress that Russian actors were attempting to sow discord around the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville last...Republican Rep. Tom Garrett, who represents Charlottesville, Virginia, said Monday that FBI officials told him and other members of Congress that Russian actors were attempting to sow discord around the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville last...
    Republican Rep. Tom Garrett, who represents Charlottesville, Virginia, said Monday that FBI officials told him and other members of Congress that Russian actors were attempting to sow discord around the white...
    Republican Rep. Tom Garrett, who represents Charlottesville, Virginia, said Monday that FBI officials told him and other members of Congress that Russian actors were attempting to sow discord around the white supremacist...
  • Keith Ellison denies allegations he abused ex-girlfriend

    Keith Ellison denies allegations he abused ex-girlfriend

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:22:19 GMT
    Rep. Keith Ellison is denying allegations made public on Saturday that he physically abused an ex-girlfriend.Rep. Keith Ellison is denying allegations made public on Saturday that he physically abused an ex-girlfriend.
    Rep. Keith Ellison is denying allegations made public on Saturday that he physically abused an ex-girlfriend.
    Rep. Keith Ellison is denying allegations made public on Saturday that he physically abused an ex-girlfriend.
  • Why did 2 of Trump's aides feel the need to record him?

    Why did 2 of Trump's aides feel the need to record him?

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:02:07 GMT
    We've entered a new plane of reality where the question of who secretly recorded President Donald Trump doing what without his knowledge has become an overriding theme of his presidency.
    We've entered a new plane of reality where the question of who secretly recorded President Donald Trump doing what without his knowledge has become an overriding theme of his presidency.
  • Political strategist who worked with Kamala Harris says only she knows about 2020 run

    Political strategist who worked with Kamala Harris says only she knows about 2020 run

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:57:06 GMT
    Political strategist Ace Smith said he thinks his client Sen. Kamala Harris would be "both a brilliant candidate" and "an amazing President," but whether or not she intends to run in 2020 is still unknown.
    Political strategist Ace Smith said he thinks his client Sen. Kamala Harris would be "both a brilliant candidate" and "an amazing President," but whether or not she intends to run in 2020 is still unknown.
  • Why the firing of Peter Strzok changes the Russia investigation less than you think

    Why the firing of Peter Strzok changes the Russia investigation less than you think

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:57:03 GMT
    The firing of Peter Strzok -- the FBI agent who sent a series of anti-Trump texts to a woman he was having an affair with even as he was part of investigations into Hillary Clinton's private email server and...
    The firing of Peter Strzok -- the FBI agent who sent a series of anti-Trump texts to a woman he was having an affair with even as he was part of investigations into Hillary Clinton's private email server and Russia's...
  • Omarosa is incredibly unreliable. That doesn't mean she's totally wrong about Donald Trump.

    Omarosa is incredibly unreliable. That doesn't mean she's totally wrong about Donald Trump.

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:52:00 GMT
    PresidentTrump appeared to be unaware that Omarosa Manigault Newman was fired by White House chief of staff John Kelly, according to an audio recording of a phone conversation aired on NBC's "Today" Monday morning.PresidentTrump appeared to be unaware that Omarosa Manigault Newman was fired by White House chief of staff John Kelly, according to an audio recording of a phone conversation aired on NBC's "Today" Monday morning.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman isn't easy to root for. Or even believe.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman isn't easy to root for. Or even believe.
  • Trump-appointed judge upholds special counsel Mueller's authority

    Trump-appointed judge upholds special counsel Mueller's authority

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:51:57 GMT
    A federal district judge who was appointed by President Donald Trump has upheld Robert Mueller's appointment and constitutional authority in the special counsel's case against Russian social media propagandists.
    A federal district judge who was appointed by President Donald Trump has upheld Robert Mueller's appointment and constitutional authority in the special counsel's case against Russian social media propagandists.
  • University says a Florida candidate who claims to be an alum never graduated, and the diploma in her photo is not accurate

    University says a Florida candidate who claims to be an alum never graduated, and the diploma in her photo is not accurate

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-13 02:51:17 GMT
    A Florida state house candidate's college degree has been called into question -- by the very university that she claimed to have graduated from.
    A Florida state house candidate's college degree has been called into question -- by the very university from which she claims to have graduated.
  • Omarosa taped call with Trump after she was fired

    Omarosa taped call with Trump after she was fired

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:01:54 GMT
    PresidentTrump appeared to be unaware that Omarosa Manigault Newman was fired by White House chief of staff John Kelly, according to an audio recording of a phone conversation aired on NBC's "Today" Monday morning.PresidentTrump appeared to be unaware that Omarosa Manigault Newman was fired by White House chief of staff John Kelly, according to an audio recording of a phone conversation aired on NBC's "Today" Monday morning.
    President Donald Trump appeared to be unaware that Omarosa Manigault Newman was fired by White House chief of staff John Kelly, according to an audio recording of a phone conversation aired on NBC's "Today" Monday...
    President Donald Trump appeared to be unaware that Omarosa Manigault Newman was fired by White House chief of staff John Kelly, according to an audio recording of a phone conversation aired on NBC's "Today" Monday morning.
  • The utter collapse of Donald Trump's 'best people' boast

    The utter collapse of Donald Trump's 'best people' boast

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:01:24 GMT
    As a candidate, Donald Trump would famously boast that if elected, he'd "surround myself only with the best and most serious people" -- adding: "We want top-of-the-line professionals."
    As a candidate, Donald Trump would famously boast that if elected, he'd "surround myself only with the best and most serious people" -- adding: "We want top-of-the-line professionals."
  • Trump's Supreme Court pick calls Antonin Scalia a 'role model' and a 'judicial hero'

    Trump's Supreme Court pick calls Antonin Scalia a 'role model' and a 'judicial hero'

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:01:39 GMT
    At left, the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. At right, President Donald Trump's pick to be the next Supreme Court Justice, appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh, who called Scalia, "an apostle of restraint and an apostle of engagement."At left, the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. At right, President Donald Trump's pick to be the next Supreme Court Justice, appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh, who called Scalia, "an apostle of restraint and an apostle of engagement."
    President Donald Trump has extolled the late conservative icon Antonin Scalia, and so has his new nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh.
    President Donald Trump has extolled the late conservative icon Antonin Scalia, and so has his new nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh.
  • Omarosa recorded John Kelly firing her

    Omarosa recorded John Kelly firing her

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:30:56 GMT
    Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" star and estranged aide to President Donald Trump is seen here speaking to NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, August 12, 2018.Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" star and estranged aide to President Donald Trump is seen here speaking to NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, August 12, 2018.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" star and estranged aide to President Donald Trump, claimed on Sunday that she recorded White House chief of staff John Kelly firing her in the Situation Room.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" star and estranged aide to President Donald Trump, claimed on Sunday that she recorded White House chief of staff John Kelly firing her in the Situation Room.
  • Kellyanne Conway struggles to name African-Americans in White House

    Kellyanne Conway struggles to name African-Americans in White House

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-08-12 21:26:02 GMT
    Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to President Donald Trump, struggled on Sunday to name an African-American person in a prominent White House role.
    Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to President Donald Trump, struggled on Sunday to name an African-American person in a prominent White House role.
  • Trump encourages boycott against Harley-Davidson

    Trump encourages boycott against Harley-Davidson

    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-08-12 20:51:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump said it's "great" that consumers might boycott Harley-Davidson if it moves some motorcycle production overseas.
    President Donald Trump said it's "great" that consumers might boycott Harley-Davidson if it moves some motorcycle production overseas.
  • Giuliani: 'There was no conversation' between Trump and Comey on Flynn

    Giuliani: 'There was no conversation' between Trump and Comey on Flynn

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-08-12 14:25:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani speaks to CNN on August 12, 2018.President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani speaks to CNN on August 12, 2018.
    President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that if the President sits down for questioning by special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump will say he never discussed easing up on a probe of former White...
    President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that if the President sits down for questioning by special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump will say he never discussed easing up on a probe of former White House...
  • Kavanaugh v. Giuliani: can a president be subpoenaed?

    Kavanaugh v. Giuliani: can a president be subpoenaed?

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-08-12 16:05:52 GMT
    Here are the stories our D.C. insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow's headlines today.
    Here are the stories our D.C. insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow's headlines today.
  • Hawaii Democrats stick with familiar faces as House candidate backed by Ocasio-Cortez falls short

    Hawaii Democrats stick with familiar faces as House candidate backed by Ocasio-Cortez falls short

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:59:28 GMT
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is seen here speaking to CNN.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is seen here speaking to CNN.
    The latest test of the progressive insurgency's strength comes Saturday in Hawaii's Democratic congressional primary.
    In a Democratic primary season spiced up by new names, insurgent candidates and the party's progressive push, Hawaii's elections on Saturday offered a stamp of approval to the state's status quo.
  • Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Trump 'failed' to show moral leadership after Charlottesville

    Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Trump 'failed' to show moral leadership after Charlottesville

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-08-12 14:00:39 GMT
    One year after the deadly white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, the state's former Democratic governor said President Donald Trump failed to live up to the moment.
    One year after the deadly white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, the state's former Democratic governor said President Donald Trump failed to live up to the moment.
  • GOP lawmaker: Russian meddling fanned the flames in Charlottesville

    GOP lawmaker: Russian meddling fanned the flames in Charlottesville

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-11 18:54:42 GMT
    Republican Rep. Tom Garrett said Saturday that he was told during a briefing with the FBI director that Russian meddling played in a role in "fomenting the flames of what happened in Charlottesville," Virginia, one year ago, when a white nationalist...Republican Rep. Tom Garrett said Saturday that he was told during a briefing with the FBI director that Russian meddling played in a role in "fomenting the flames of what happened in Charlottesville," Virginia, one year ago, when a white nationalist...
    Republican Rep. Tom Garrett said Saturday that he was told during a briefing with the FBI director that Russian meddling played in a role in "fomenting the flames of what happened in Charlottesville," Virginia, one...
    Republican Rep. Tom Garrett said Saturday that he was told during a briefing with the FBI director that Russian meddling played in a role in "fomenting the flames of what happened in Charlottesville," Virginia, one year...
  • Trump calls Attorney General Jeff Sessions 'scared stiff and Missing in Action'

    Trump calls Attorney General Jeff Sessions 'scared stiff and Missing in Action'

    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-08-12 00:19:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump called Attorney General Jeff Sessions "scared stiff and Missing in Action" on Saturday in his latest broadside on Twitter against the nation's top law enforcement officer.
    President Donald Trump called Attorney General Jeff Sessions "scared stiff and Missing in Action" on Saturday in his latest broadside on Twitter against the nation's top law enforcement officer.
  • Prosecution's case in Paul Manafort trial close to wrapping up

    Prosecution's case in Paul Manafort trial close to wrapping up

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:20:34 GMT
    Over nine days in federal court, prosecutors in Paul Manafort's trial appeared to operate with an overarching goal: Connect the dots between the criminal charges against the former Trump campaign chairman.
    Over nine days in federal court, prosecutors in Paul Manafort's trial appeared to operate with an overarching goal: Connect the dots between the criminal charges against the former Trump campaign chairman.
  • Mitt Romney: 'It must be electorally disqualifying to equivocate on racism'

    Mitt Romney: 'It must be electorally disqualifying to equivocate on racism'

    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-08-12 00:39:59 GMT
    Mitt Romney said Friday that candidates who make vague statements about racism should be disqualified from running for public office.
    Mitt Romney said Friday that candidates who make vague statements about racism should be disqualified from running for public office.
  • Chris Collins suspends re-election campaign following insider trading charges

    Chris Collins suspends re-election campaign following insider trading charges

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:39:27 GMT
    New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins suspended his reelection campaign on Saturday following charges earlier this week related to insider trading.New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins suspended his reelection campaign on Saturday following charges earlier this week related to insider trading.
    New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins suspended his reelection campaign on Saturday following charges earlier this week related to insider trading.
    New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins suspended his reelection campaign on Saturday after he was indicted earlier this week on charges related to insider trading.
  • Election officials' concerns turn to information warfare as hackers gather in Vegas

    Election officials' concerns turn to information warfare as hackers gather in Vegas

    Saturday, August 11 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-08-11 21:59:51 GMT
    As hackers sit down to break into dozens of voting machines here in Las Vegas this weekend, some state and local election officials that have flown in to witness the spectacle at one of the world's largest hacking...
    As hackers sit down to break into dozens of voting machines here in Las Vegas this weekend, some state and local election officials that have flown in to witness the spectacle at one of the world's largest hacking...
  • Comedian Leslie Jones says America is 'way more' than Trump

    Comedian Leslie Jones says America is 'way more' than Trump

    Saturday, August 11 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-08-11 19:09:48 GMT
    Comedian Leslie Jones may appear in lots of political sketches that lampoon the President as part of her job at "Saturday Night Live," but she wants Americans to know the country is "way more" than just the commander in chief, and "always has been."Comedian Leslie Jones may appear in lots of political sketches that lampoon the President as part of her job at "Saturday Night Live," but she wants Americans to know the country is "way more" than just the commander in chief, and "always has been."
    Comedian Leslie Jones may appear in lots of political sketches that lampoon the President as part of her job at "Saturday Night Live," but she wants Americans to know the country is "way more" than just the...
    Comedian Leslie Jones may appear in lots of political sketches that lampoon the President as part of her job at "Saturday Night Live," but she wants Americans to know the country is "way more" than just the commander in...
  • Omarosa's book marks stunning turn-around for a former top aide

    Omarosa's book marks stunning turn-around for a former top aide

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:59:39 GMT
    Omarosa Manigault Newman entered the White House as one of President Donald Trump's longest-serving associates, the only person aside from his daughter who'd known and worked alongside him for more than a decade.Omarosa Manigault Newman entered the White House as one of President Donald Trump's longest-serving associates, the only person aside from his daughter who'd known and worked alongside him for more than a decade.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman entered the White House as one of President Donald Trump's longest-serving associates, the only person aside from his daughter who'd known and worked alongside him for more than a decade....
    Omarosa Manigault Newman entered the White House as one of President Donald Trump's longest-serving associates, the only person aside from his daughter who'd known and worked alongside him for more than a decade. She was...
  • Poll: Trump is as strongly disliked now as Nixon was before he resigned

    Poll: Trump is as strongly disliked now as Nixon was before he resigned

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:54:31 GMT
    Trump is as strongly disliked as President Richard Nixon was when he resigned the presidency 44 years ago this week. Back then, 45% of people said Nixon was doing a poor job as president in a Harris poll.Trump is as strongly disliked as President Richard Nixon was when he resigned the presidency 44 years ago this week. Back then, 45% of people said Nixon was doing a poor job as president in a Harris poll.
    First things first: The theme song of the week is Gotcha by Tom Scott from the television show "Starsky and Hutch."
    First things first: The theme song of the week is Gotcha by Tom Scott from the television show "Starsky and Hutch."
  • NYT: Mulvaney to weaken military lending oversight

    NYT: Mulvaney to weaken military lending oversight

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 16:29:38 GMT
    The Trump administration plans to eliminate routine audits of lenders for violations of the Military Lending Act, according to internal agency documents, The New York Times reported on Friday.
    The Trump administration plans to eliminate routine audits of lenders for violations of the Military Lending Act, according to internal agency documents, The New York Times reported on Friday.
  • Kavanaugh argued a president would have to testify before a grand jury if subpoenaed

    Kavanaugh argued a president would have to testify before a grand jury if subpoenaed

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:14:29 GMT
    Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, while working on the independent counsel investigation into President Bill Clinton in 1995, argued that a sitting president would likely have to testify before a grand jury if subpoenaed.Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, while working on the independent counsel investigation into President Bill Clinton in 1995, argued that a sitting president would likely have to testify before a grand jury if subpoenaed.
    Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, while working on the independent counsel investigation into President Bill Clinton in 1995, argued that a sitting president would likely have to testify before a grand...
    Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, while working on the independent counsel investigation into President Bill Clinton in 1995, argued that a sitting president would likely have to testify before a grand jury if...
  • In Trump's White House, Charlottesville was a moment that wasn't

    In Trump's White House, Charlottesville was a moment that wasn't

    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:09:19 GMT
    When President Donald Trump declared a year ago that "very fine people" were among the Nazi mobs descending upon Charlottesville, Virginia, the reaction was swift.When President Donald Trump declared a year ago that "very fine people" were among the Nazi mobs descending upon Charlottesville, Virginia, the reaction was swift.
    When President Donald Trump declared a year ago that "very fine people" were among the Nazi mobs descending upon Charlottesville, Virginia, the reaction was swift.
    When President Donald Trump declared a year ago that "very fine people" were among the Nazi mobs descending upon Charlottesville, Virginia, the reaction was swift.
  • Peek inside Trump's total non-vacation in New Jersey

    Peek inside Trump's total non-vacation in New Jersey

    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:04:18 GMT
    (FILE) For President Donald Trump, the long-standing image of a leader in repose doesn't apply, at least in his own mind. In New Jersey this week, events were arranged to demonstrate his extended stay at a wooded golf resort was, in fact, work.(FILE) For President Donald Trump, the long-standing image of a leader in repose doesn't apply, at least in his own mind. In New Jersey this week, events were arranged to demonstrate his extended stay at a wooded golf resort was, in fact, work.
    He golfs. He schmoozes by the pool. He eats dinner with friends.
    He golfs. He schmoozes by the pool. He eats dinner with friends.
  • Michael Brown's mother is running for office in Ferguson, Missouri. Here's why

    Michael Brown's mother is running for office in Ferguson, Missouri. Here's why

    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:14:19 GMT
    Standing near the spot where her son was gunned down, Michael Brown's mother, Lezley McSpadden, announced she is running for city council in Ferguson, Missouri.Standing near the spot where her son was gunned down, Michael Brown's mother, Lezley McSpadden, announced she is running for city council in Ferguson, Missouri.
    Standing near the spot where her son was gunned down, Michael Brown's mother, Lezley McSpadden, announced she is running for city council in Ferguson, Missouri.
    Standing near the spot where her son was gunned down, Michael Brown's mother, Lezley McSpadden, announced she is running for city council in Ferguson, Missouri.
  • Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

    Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:13:11 GMT
    President Donald Trump said Friday he has green-lit a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey and warned that relations between the US and Turkey "are not good at this time."President Donald Trump said Friday he has green-lit a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey and warned that relations between the US and Turkey "are not good at this time."
    President Donald Trump said Friday he has green-lit a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey and warned that relations between the US and Turkey "are not good at this time," a move that comes amid US...
    President Donald Trump said Friday he is greenlighting a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey and warned that US relations with the country "are not good at this time."
  • Immigration lawyer of Melania Trump's parents pushes back against Trump immigration proposal

    Immigration lawyer of Melania Trump's parents pushes back against Trump immigration proposal

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:13:49 GMT
    The immigration lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents pushed back against President Donald Trump's hardline stance on a category of family visa that paved the way for his in-laws' citizenship,...
    The immigration lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents pushed back against President Donald Trump's hardline stance on a category of family visa that paved the way for his in-laws' citizenship, calling the...
  • Michael Avenatti calls for a fight in Iowa: 'When they go low, I say, we hit harder'

    Michael Avenatti calls for a fight in Iowa: 'When they go low, I say, we hit harder'

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:08:49 GMT
    Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, positioned himself on Friday in Iowa as the only possible presidential candidate prepared to hit President Donald Trump as hard as Trump hits...
    Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, positioned himself on Friday in Iowa as the only possible presidential candidate prepared to hit President Donald Trump as hard as Trump hits Democrats.
  • Takeaways from day nine of the Paul Manafort trial

    Takeaways from day nine of the Paul Manafort trial

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:03:47 GMT
    As prosecutors neared the end of presenting their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the federal court in Virginia gave its watchers a true cliffhanger.
    As prosecutors neared the end of presenting their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the federal court in Virginia gave its watchers a true cliffhanger.
  • Kansas governor on primary race: 'Not entirely' comfortable with vote counting process

    Kansas governor on primary race: 'Not entirely' comfortable with vote counting process

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-08-11 00:28:45 GMT
    Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said Friday that he's "not entirely" comfortable with the current vote counting process in the state's gubernatorial election.Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said Friday that he's "not entirely" comfortable with the current vote counting process in the state's gubernatorial election.
    Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said Friday that he's "not entirely" comfortable with the current vote counting process in the state's gubernatorial election.
    Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said Friday that he's "not entirely" comfortable with the current vote counting process in the state's gubernatorial election.
  • Michael Avenatti in Iowa: I'm seriously considering running against Trump

    Michael Avenatti in Iowa: I'm seriously considering running against Trump

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-08-10 16:08:17 GMT
    Michael Avenatti made it clear as he wandered the rows of stalls at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday: He's seriously considering a 2020 presidential run to challenge President Donald Trump.Michael Avenatti made it clear as he wandered the rows of stalls at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday: He's seriously considering a 2020 presidential run to challenge President Donald Trump.
    Michael Avenatti made it clear as he wandered the rows of stalls at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday: He's seriously considering a 2020 presidential run to challenge President Donald Trump.
    Michael Avenatti made it clear as he wandered the rows of stalls at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday: He's seriously considering a 2020 presidential run to challenge President Donald Trump.
  • Watchdog demands Congress investigate acting EPA head over alleged lobbying disclosure omissions

    Watchdog demands Congress investigate acting EPA head over alleged lobbying disclosure omissions

    Friday, August 10 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-08-10 23:53:38 GMT
    A government watchdog group called for a congressional investigation Friday into allegations that acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler violated transparency law in his previous work as a lobbyist, accusing him of hiding meetings with the Department...A government watchdog group called for a congressional investigation Friday into allegations that acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler violated transparency law in his previous work as a lobbyist, accusing him of hiding meetings with the Department...
    A government watchdog group called for a congressional investigation Friday into allegations that acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler violated transparency law in his previous work as a lobbyist, accusing him...
    A government watchdog group called for a congressional investigation Friday into allegations that acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler violated transparency law in his previous work as a lobbyist, accusing him of hiding...
  • Space Force 2020! and other big headlines this week

    Space Force 2020! and other big headlines this week

    Friday, August 10 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-08-10 23:38:39 GMT
    President Donald Trump's re-election team seized on his administration's push for a "Space Force" on Thursday, pledging to sell branded merchandise to his supporters.President Donald Trump's re-election team seized on his administration's push for a "Space Force" on Thursday, pledging to sell branded merchandise to his supporters.
    This week, White House news revolved around the three S's: sanctions, space and special (special election and special counsel). The Trump administration reimposed US sanctions on Iran, which went back into effect...
    This week, White House news revolved around the three S's: sanctions, space and special (special election and special counsel). The Trump administration reimposed US sanctions on Iran, which went back into effect Tuesday....
  • Trump admin outlines plan to reunify separated children with deported parents

    Trump admin outlines plan to reunify separated children with deported parents

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:28:23 GMT
    Alisson Madrid and her mother Cindy held hands, smiling, as they walked out a Houston airport early Friday, weeks after the two were separated at the US-Mexico border under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy on illegal border crossings.Alisson Madrid and her mother Cindy held hands, smiling, as they walked out a Houston airport early Friday, weeks after the two were separated at the US-Mexico border under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy on illegal border crossings.
    The Trump administration has submitted a plan to a federal judge in San Diego that outlines how the US government intends to reunite migrant children who were separated from their families with parents who have...
    A federal judge in San Diego on Friday called the Trump administration's plan outlining how the US government intends to reunite migrant children who were separated from their families with parents who have been deported...
  • Mueller subpoenas Randy Credico, who Roger Stone says was his WikiLeaks back channel

    Mueller subpoenas Randy Credico, who Roger Stone says was his WikiLeaks back channel

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-08-10 16:43:15 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Randy Credico to testify before a grand jury next month, according to Credico's attorney.Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Randy Credico to testify before a grand jury next month, according to Credico's attorney.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Randy Credico to testify before a grand jury next month, according to Credico's attorney.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Randy Credico to testify before a grand jury next month, according to Credico's attorney.
  • Manafort jurors hear about Yankees tickets after mystery recess

    Manafort jurors hear about Yankees tickets after mystery recess

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:08:08 GMT
    Prosecutors have for the second time during Paul Manafort's criminal trial asked Judge T.S. Ellis to correct a statement he made to the jury, according to a filing Friday morning.Prosecutors have for the second time during Paul Manafort's criminal trial asked Judge T.S. Ellis to correct a statement he made to the jury, according to a filing Friday morning.
    Prosecutors have for the second time during Paul Manafort's criminal trial asked Judge T.S. Ellis to correct a statement he made to the jury, according to a filing Friday morning.
    The first major test in court for special counsel Robert Mueller's team continued Friday in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort -- with an unexplained five-hour delay meaning prosecutors didn't wrap...
  • Baked Alaska and birthday cake: Memorable lines from the Manafort trial judge, T.S. Ellis

    Baked Alaska and birthday cake: Memorable lines from the Manafort trial judge, T.S. Ellis

    Friday, August 3 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-08-03 16:19:56 GMT
    Paul Manafort's criminal trial kicked off with a furious start Tuesday as the federal courtroom in Alexandria, Virginia, found a jury, heard opening statements and saw the first witness testify.Paul Manafort's criminal trial kicked off with a furious start Tuesday as the federal courtroom in Alexandria, Virginia, found a jury, heard opening statements and saw the first witness testify.
    Judge T.S. Ellis is known as a colorful judge who is not afraid to interrupt prosecutors, interrogate witnesses and even poke fun at himself along the way.
    Judge T.S. Ellis is known as a colorful judge who is not afraid to interrupt prosecutors, interrogate witnesses and even poke fun at himself along the way.
  • Rick Scott says Bill Nelson should prove his claim Russians have hacked Florida's elections

    Rick Scott says Bill Nelson should prove his claim Russians have hacked Florida's elections

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:58:33 GMT
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott demanded Friday that Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof of his claim that Russians had penetrated some counties' voting systems.
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott demanded Friday that Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof of his claim that Russians had penetrated some counties' voting systems.
  • Trump's Supreme Court nominee to have confirmation hearing September 4

    Trump's Supreme Court nominee to have confirmation hearing September 4

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:53:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next Supreme Court justice -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh -- will start his Senate confirmation hearings on September 4, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced Friday.President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next Supreme Court justice -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh -- will start his Senate confirmation hearings on September 4, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced Friday.
    President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next Supreme Court justice -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh -- will start his Senate confirmation hearings on September 4, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley...
    President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next Supreme Court justice -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh -- will start his Senate confirmation hearings on September 4, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced...
  • Editorial asks what GOP lawmaker meant when he said his Democratic rival didn't know Kansas 'values'

    Editorial asks what GOP lawmaker meant when he said his Democratic rival didn't know Kansas 'values'

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:38:29 GMT
    The Kansas City Star editorial board wrote an op-ed Wednesday calling out GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder for comments he made about his Democratic rival, Sharice Davids. Yoder told the crowd during his primary election night celebration that Davids and her...The Kansas City Star editorial board wrote an op-ed Wednesday calling out GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder for comments he made about his Democratic rival, Sharice Davids. Yoder told the crowd during his primary election night celebration that Davids and her...
    The Kansas City Star editorial board wrote an op-ed Wednesday calling out GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder for comments he made about his Democratic rival, Sharice Davids. Yoder told the crowd during his primary election night...
    The Kansas City Star editorial board wrote an op-ed Wednesday calling out GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder for comments he made about his Democratic rival, Sharice Davids. Yoder told the crowd during his primary election night...
  • Betsy DeVos' rollback of Obama's for-profit college rules is almost complete

    Betsy DeVos' rollback of Obama's for-profit college rules is almost complete

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:33:25 GMT
    Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is rolling back another Obama-era regulation that was meant to protect students from abusive practices by for-profit schools and colleges.Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is rolling back another Obama-era regulation that was meant to protect students from abusive practices by for-profit schools and colleges.
    Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is rolling back another Obama-era regulation that was meant to protect students from abusive practices by for-profit schools and colleges.
    Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is rolling back another Obama-era regulation that was meant to protect students from abusive practices by for-profit schools and colleges.
  • Omarosa claims Trump campaign offered her job in exchange for silence

    Omarosa claims Trump campaign offered her job in exchange for silence

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:18:28 GMT
    Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White House aide and reality TV star, claims in her forthcoming book that President Donald Trump's re-election campaign offered her a lucrative contract in exchange for her signature on a strict non-disclosure agreement.Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White House aide and reality TV star, claims in her forthcoming book that President Donald Trump's re-election campaign offered her a lucrative contract in exchange for her signature on a strict non-disclosure agreement.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White House aide and reality TV star, claims in her forthcoming book that President Donald Trump's re-election campaign offered her a lucrative contract in exchange for her...
    Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White House aide and reality TV star, claims in her forthcoming book that President Donald Trump's re-election campaign offered her a lucrative contract in exchange for her signature on a...
  • UN Security Council calls for probe into Saudi-led airstrike that hit Yemen school bus

    UN Security Council calls for probe into Saudi-led airstrike that hit Yemen school bus

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:08:31 GMT
    The United Nations Security Council is calling for an investigation into Thursday's Saudi-led airstrike that hit a school bus in Yemen and killed dozens of children, many under the age of 10.
    The United Nations Security Council is calling for an investigation into Thursday's Saudi-led airstrike that hit a school bus in Yemen and killed dozens of children, many under the age of 10.
  • Roger Stone aide skips out on grand jury testimony, challenging Mueller subpoena

    Roger Stone aide skips out on grand jury testimony, challenging Mueller subpoena

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-08-10 16:08:16 GMT
    Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing on Friday, defying a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to his attorney.Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing on Friday, defying a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to his attorney.
    Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing on Friday, defying a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to...
    Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing on Friday, defying a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to his attorney.