• Donald Trump Nov 19, 2019

    House Dems Set to Choose Leader of Powerful Oversight Panel

    As impeachment hearings resume on Capitol Hill, House Democrats are preparing to choose who will lead the powerful Oversight and Reform Committee — a key role in the ongoing impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Three veteran lawmakers, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York, the acting chairwoman, are seeking to replace the late Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, who...

  • California Nov 8, 2019

    Sen. Kamala Harris Introduces Bill to Lengthen School Day by Three Hours

    Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced a bill Wednesday that would lengthen the school day to 6 p.m. to better align with working parents’ schedules. The proposal, first reported by Mother Jones, calls for a three-hour extension of elementary school hours during weekdays and appoints money for the creation of summer programs and activities when school is not in...

  • Governor Nov 4, 2019

    Warren, Buttigieg Circle Each Other in Iowa as Caucuses Near

    Gaining momentum in the final three months before the Iowa caucuses, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg offered sharply different messages this weekend as they inched closer to a confrontation over the direction of the Democratic Party. Warren, a Massachusetts senator, positioned herself as a bold progressive fighter while Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said he could unite the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 17, 2019

    Congress Reacts to Death of Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Congress Reacts to Death of Rep. Elijah Cummings DEAC: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Steny Hoyer, D-Md., comment on the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings.

  • Donald Trump Oct 15, 2019

    Hunter Biden Defends Work in Ukraine, Says Trump Attacks Are ‘Ridiculous Conspiracy Ideas'

    Joe Biden’s son Hunter is rejecting assertions by President Donald Trump and his Republican allies that he did anything wrong in engaging in foreign work in Ukraine and China. In an ABC News interview that aired Tuesday, Hunter Biden also says he failed to take into account potential implications for his father’s political career. The former vice president is a...

  • Donald Trump Oct 3, 2019

    Trump Calls on Another Foreign Government to Investigate Top 2020 Rival

    President Donald Trump on Thursday openly called for China and Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son. There is no evidence that  Biden benefited financially from his son’s business relationships.

  • Donald Trump Sep 13, 2019

    Liberal, Moderate Divide on Display in Democratic Debate

    Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party’s moderate and progressive wings. The prime-time debate also elevated several struggling candidates, giving them a chance to introduce themselves to millions of Americans who are just beginning to follow the...

  • Donald Trump Sep 8, 2019

    Biden in Lead, But Does Campaign Have Enthusiasm to Keep It?

    When Joe Biden took the stage in New Hampshire, he was greeted with the respect that comes with being a former vice president. Some of his closest rivals were greeted more like rock stars. The scene at New Hampshire’s Democratic convention on Saturday highlighted one of the riddles of Biden’s candidacy: He maintains a lead in nearly every poll, but...

  • NBC News Aug 29, 2019

    Lineup Set for Next Democratic Debate

    Former Vice President Joe Biden will be flanked by two progressive rivals at the next Democratic debate as the 10 leading candidates appear on stage together for the first time. The 2020 front-runner will be center stage at the Sept. 12 event in Houston, according to sponsor ABC News, and face Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on his right and Massachusetts...

  • Governor Aug 22, 2019

    Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Says He's Running for Senate

    Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded Democratic field vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner. He made his announcement via a video message in which he blasted Washington lawmakers over soaring prescription drug prices, the failure to act on climate change...

  • Governor Aug 15, 2019

    Ex-Colo. Gov. John Hickenlooper Ends His Presidential Campaign

  • Donald Trump Jul 8, 2019

    Interview: Kamala Harris on Race and Electability in 2020

    Kamala Harris can’t forget the older black woman she met in Iowa while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama before the state’s 2008 caucus. “I remember her saying to me, ‘They’re not going to let him win,'” Harris recalled. “She did not want to go to the caucuses. She didn’t want to be disappointed.” For Harris, it was a...

  • Donald Trump Jul 7, 2019

    Interview: Kamala Harris on Race and Electability in 2020

    Kamala Harris can’t forget the older black woman she met in Iowa while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama before the state’s 2008 caucus. “I remember her saying to me, ‘They’re not going to let him win,'” Harris recalled. “She did not want to go to the caucuses. She didn’t want to be disappointed.” For Harris, it was a...

  • NBC Jul 2, 2019

    Post-Debate Polls Show Bounce for Kamala Harris

    Sen. Kamala Harris notched a double-digit jump in support following her widely praised debate performance last week and is virtually tied with former Vice President Joe Biden, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll of Democratic and Democratic leaning voters. Biden had 22 percent support and Harris 20 percent. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., were in third...

  • Mayor Jun 25, 2019

    UK's Boris Johnson Fails to Answer Questions on Private Quarrel

    Boris Johnson failed to shut down questions about his private life Tuesday as a round of media appearances served only to bog him down further in questions about character and trust. Johnson, who is running to be the next leader for both the Conservative Party and the nation, has refused to address personal questions despite an ongoing clamor to face...

  • Mayor Jun 25, 2019

    UK's Boris Johnson Fails to Answer Questions on Private Quarrel

    Boris Johnson failed to shut down questions about his private life Tuesday as a round of media appearances served only to bog him down further in questions about character and trust. Johnson, who is running to be the next leader for both the Conservative Party and the nation, has refused to address personal questions despite an ongoing clamor to face...

  • Donald Trump Jun 21, 2019

    Biden's South Carolina Trip to Test Whether Stumbles Matter

    Joe Biden has sat atop the crowded Democratic presidential field from virtually the moment he joined the race, leading the polls, raking in money and campaigning with the air of an inevitable nominee. But his recent fumbles on abortion and race are a reminder that early front-runners often face the most intense scrutiny....
    Following controversial comments about his past work with...

  • European Union Jun 7, 2019

    Undone by Brexit, May Steps Down as Conservative Leader

    British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party simply confirmed there had been a private exchange of letters between May and the committee that oversees party rules, confirming the departure announced by May...

  • Kentucky May 20, 2019

    Preakness Winner War of Will Likely to Run in Belmont

    Owner Gary Barber called trainer Mark Casse for the fourth time in 11 hours since War of Will won the Preakness. Only this time, Casse was in the middle of holding court with reporters the morning after his first Triple Crown victory. “All’s good and we’re going to the Belmont?” Casse said to Barber with a Cheshire cat grin. “I...

  • Instagram Feb 9, 2019

    Thailand Puzzles Over Political Surprises From Royals

    A Thai political party swore loyalty to the king Saturday, a day after its stunning decision to nominate the monarch’s sister as its candidate for prime minister backfired when the king called the move inappropriate and unconstitutional. The statement of fealty comes as the country ponders a Friday whirlwind in which Princess Ubolratana Mahidol broke with tradition proscribing the monarchy’s...

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