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Mika Brzezinski on Trump’s attacks: ‘It has gotten scary’

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:30:00 -0400

“Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski says in a new interview that her conflict with President Trump has made her worried about her security, family and privacy. “And we've made changes in our life t....
As president, Biden wants more 'civility.' His rivals want more power.

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:00:00 -0400

Democrats want to accomplish some very big things in 2021. Extending Medicare to every American. Mobilizing the entire U.S. economy to combat the existential threat of global warming. Creating a pathw....
How Mitch McConnell and Elaine Chao turned a Kentucky town into their personal swamp

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:00:00 -0400

The small western Kentucky town of Paducah loves Mitch McConnell. Even if progressives loathe McConnell for his ruthless effectiveness as master of the Senate, and even if plenty of his fellow Kentuck....
There's no debate about it: All eyes on Warren as Dems take the stage

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:00:00 -0400

Elizabeth Warren has the momentum going into the first Democratic debate, but that carries its own risks. How will she do in the spotlight — and can any of her rivals manage to break from the pack of ....
McConnell pledges vote on 9/11 bill after Stewart criticism

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:55:54 -0400

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. McConnell made the commi....
PHOTOS: Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:13:59 -0400

Since the end of British Mandate rule and the creation of the modern state of Israel in 1948, invasions, wars, armistices, treaties, uprisings, barriers, checkpoints and civil wars have shifted the bo....
Prosecutors outline details of congressman's alleged affairs in campaign finance case

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:44:09 -0400

Prosecutors alleged in a Monday court filing that Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., used campaign funds to carry out multiple affairs over at least seven years with congressional staffers and lobbyists.....
How can the U.S. avoid war with Iran?

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:34:13 -0400

Over the past two weeks, long-simmering tensions between Iran and the United States have nearly boiled over. The two nations had been engaged in back-and-forth tough talk and subtle adversarial moves ....
Border Patrol chief resigns as migrant children are sent back to Texas camp

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:19:08 -0400

About 100 migrant children who were moved Monday from a detention facility where conditions had been described as “unconscionable” were moved back to the camp on Tuesday as border chief John Sanders a....
Melania Trump's defender Stephanie Grisham to replace Sanders as WH press secretary

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:57:57 -0400

Stephanie Grisham, who has been first lady Melania Trump’s spokesperson since March 2017, will be the next White House press secretary, replacing Sarah Sanders.....
Warren has big lead among young progressives, NextGen poll finds

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:34:54 -0400

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders have broken out as frontrunners for young voters, according to a new straw poll conducted by the progressive group NextGen, pulling ahead of former Vice P....
Susan Collins of Maine is the last New England Republican in Congress. But for how long?

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 05:00:32 -0400

Collins has served in the Senate for 22 years, but her opponents hope one vote can pull her down: the one she cast for Brett Kavanaugh.....
Should student loan debt be canceled?

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:07:49 -0400

The rising cost of education and the increasing necessity of a college degree in many professions have led to an explosion in student loan debt in the U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has proposed the most ....
'Imagine your own children there': Grim reports mount from border detention camps

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:55:12 -0400

As more reports surfaced of inhumane conditions at the government’s migrant detention facilities, the movement to label them “concentration camps” picked up steam with backing from a major newspaper.....
Trump's get-rich-quick foreign policy puts a price on everything, including peace

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:24:13 -0400

Trump plan for Mideast peace is the same as his plan for every foreign policy problem: Do what I say and we'll make you rich.....
Kellyanne Conway scoffs at ethics watchdog: 'They want to put a big roll of masking tape over my mouth'

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:30:43 -0400

President Trump’s counselor said Monday that the White House isn’t sure that the Hatch Act — which prohibits executive branch employees from engaging in political activities — applies to her.....
O'Rourke brings back a key aide, hoping to recapture magic with black voters

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 06:00:09 -0400

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has brought onboard one of the architects of his Senate race to his campaign team in efforts to reach black voters.....
'Shared power is the only thing that can save us,' progressive Christian leader says

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 05:00:07 -0400

"Transformation requires people changing. And I don't think most people change when they're defensive," said a progressive religious leader who grew up in white conservative evangeli....
Trump admits his 'biggest mistake' was handing Jeff Sessions the attorney general job

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 15:54:53 -0400

President Trump said the "biggest mistake" of his presidency was appointing Jeff Sessions to be his attorney general.....
‘Obliteration’ could still come to Iran, Trump warns

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 14:16:52 -0400

Despite calling off a military strike against Iran, the U.S. is still poised to hit Iran hard after weeks of mounting tensions between the two countries, President Trump said on Sunday.....
George Conway: Republicans Who Believed Juanita Broaddrick Should Believe E. Jean Carroll's Assault Accusations Against Trump

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 14:01:22 -0400

Conway insisted that if Republicans believed Broaddrick's accusations, they should believe Carroll's....
Trump warns he’s not ‘prepared to lose’ reelection

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 11:14:50 -0400

President Trump declared that he is not “prepared to lose” reelection in 2020, saying he does not believe the official results of the popular vote count from his first election.....
Curiosity rover finds gas levels on Mars hinting at possibility of life

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 15:10:00 -0400

It's easy to get jaded about potential signs of life on Mars, but a recentdiscovery might raise eyebrows....
For Dems, there's no chickening out at Clyburn's fish fry

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 11:08:55 -0400

Crowds snaked out the lot of the amphitheater, waiting for a free meal and a chance to hear 21 Democrats make their presidential pitch. What could go wrong?....
Pentagon secretly struck back against Iranian cyberspies targeting U.S. ships

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 19:45:20 -0400

On Thursday evening, U.S. Cyber Command launched a retaliatory digital strike against an Iranian spy group that supported last week’s limpet mine attacks on commercial ships, according to two former i....
On Iran, Trump talks loudly and carries a big stick — but doesn't use it

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 18:06:20 -0400

Donald Trump's public life and presidency have been characterized by a pattern of ambivalence toward U.S. military action.....
Despite gaffes, Biden holds strong support among blacks in South Carolina

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 17:41:55 -0400

As nearly two dozen Democratic presidential candidates here for a ritual fish fry event that marks the symbolic kickoff of the South Carolina campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden appears to be en....
2020 Vision: The first week of the rest of the campaign begins

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:08:56 -0400

Joe Biden’s refusal to apologize for praising his work with a segregationist senator figures to be a hot topic as nearly the entire field of 2020 Democratic candidates gathers this weekend in South Ca....
Writer says she was raped by Trump in 1990s

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:03:37 -0400

In a first-person account published Friday in New York magazine, writer E. Jean Carroll said she was raped by Donald Trump in the 1990s.....
Former top U.S. diplomat deplores policy toward Iran 'untethered to any coherent strategy'

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 13:05:51 -0400

President Trump seriously miscalculated when he scrapped the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal, embarking on a policy “untethered to any coherent strategy,” according to a scathing assessment by William Burns, t....
Trump says he was 'cocked & loaded' for Iran strike but called it off at last minute

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:04:08 -0400

In an extraordinary series of tweets, President Trump on Friday explained his rationale for calling off a retaliatory military strike against Iran over the downing of a U.S. drone.....
Sen. Duckworth on sexual assault in military: ‘In many ways, it's worse than it was before’

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 06:30:00 -0400

“Through Her Eyes” is a weekly show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary news issues from a female perspective. Iraq War veteran Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., is at....
Roy Moore announces new Senate campaign

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:57:58 -0400

Roy Moore’s announcement that he would once again run for the U.S. Senate in Alabama sent a shudder through the Republican Party and raised a question: Could the GOP have avoided this scenario by unit....
Assisted suicide: Mercy or malpractice?

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:24:54 -0400

Last week, Maine became the eighth state in the country to legalize assisted suicide. The new law allows doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients who are expected to ....
Satanist's Invocation At Alaska Government Meeting Prompts Walkouts, Protests

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:19:09 -0400

Satanic Temple member Iris Fontana recited the words "Hail Satan" during an invocation at a meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly.....
PHOTOS: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat — then vanished

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:50:48 -0400

Eight months pregnant, Bastardo faced forbidding choices in a nation whose economy has collapsed: Give birth in Venezuela, where newborns are dying at alarming rates in shortage-plagued maternity ward....
Pelosi slams Trump administration for delaying Harriet Tubman on $20 bill: 'An insult to the hopes of millions'

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:47:07 -0400

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called out the Trump administration’s decision to delay putting former slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, calling it “an insult to the hopes of millions.....
Trump says Iran's 'unprovoked attack' on U.S. drone was likely not intentional

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:55:46 -0400

Iran’s latest shootdown of a U.S. military drone appears to fit exactly the scenario that a senior U.S. general warned earlier this week would trigger an American military response, dragging the Unite....
The only bipartisan congressional 'millennial' group taps new leaders

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:30:29 -0400

As a wave of new freshmen has entered Congress, a bipartisan group of lawmakers hopes to reduce political infighting and advance across-the-aisle agendas with the help of a record-breaking number of y....
Feeling the impact of Trump’s transgender troop ban

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 06:00:27 -0400

Yahoo News meets with a range of transgender Americans in the military — those serving openly, those in the closet and those that hope to enlist — to learn more about how President Trump’s transgender....
Elizabeth Warren is running the year's most substantive campaign. What does that say about everyone else?

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 05:00:00 -0400

Warren is just doing what a presidential candidate is supposed to do — offer some larger argument for what government ought to look like. What makes her so notable is how little any of the other candi....
Florida conservatives say they don’t trust poll numbers: ‘They didn’t think Trump would win the first time’

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 17:23:30 -0400

Trump supporters in Florida say polls didn’t matter in 2016, and they’re not worried in the leadup to 2020. “They’re interesting to look at,” said one supporter who enters college in the fall. “But co....
Military grapples with white nationalists in ranks

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:32:07 -0400

Different military branches took different tactics with two service members with ties to white nationalism.....
9/11 responder who appeared with Jon Stewart on Capitol Hill is now in hospice care

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:23:53 -0400

Lou Alvarez, a 53-year-old former NYPD detective who testified alongside Jon Stewart at last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, says....
Parkland student loses Harvard offer: Fair or unjust?

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:33:48 -0400

Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead, says Harvard University has rescinded its admission offer over racist and offensive comments he made when he....
Candidates reveal their — very slightly — embarrassing moments to the Times

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:53:54 -0400

Democratic presidential candidates told the New York Times stories about dropping underwear on a plane and wearing cargo shorts to the gym.....
Trump supporters in Florida say the president needs a third term

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:35:11 -0400

Conservatives at the official launch of the Trump 2020 campaign in Orlando say that illegal immigrants have no place in the U.S. and that if President Trump could have a third term, they would be onbo....
Joe Biden on racist colleague: 'He never called me boy'

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:34:00 -0400

Joe Biden dismissed criticism from “the new New Left” wing of his party that his approach to politics is “old-fashioned” by fondly recalling his experience of “civility” in the Senate as he served wit....
Trump raises $24.8 million for reelection in less than 24 hours, RNC says

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 09:43:31 -0400

According to the Republican National Committee, the president raised nearly $25 million for his reelection campaign in less than a day.....
Trump kicks off new campaign with airing of old grievances

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:02:41 -0400

President Trump stuck to his old themes and complaints in his campaign "kickoff" speech in Orlando on Tuesday night. He railed against "fake news," "socialism," investiga....