Politics

UK Labour Party poised to change stance on…

Britain's main opposition party is poised for a significant policy change that could increase pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver a "soft" Brexit that maintains some formal economic ties to Europe

Murphy: 'Looking forward' to White House visit

In an interview with Jake Tapper, Senator Chris Murphy says he looks forward to meeting with Trump and thinks he may be "willing to take on the NRA"

Here's What You Need To Know About The Democratic…

The memo details the FBI and Justice Department's surveillance, the investigation into Carter Page and the Steele dossier.

Mexican President Cancels US Trip After Border…

President Enrique Pena Nieto reportedly had a not-so-friendly phone call with President Donald Trump about the proposed border wall.

Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter hopes to be…

Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter is hoping the city that launched her stepfather's political career nearly 40 years ago will show her the same love in her run for mayor.

Billy Graham played complicated role in US race…

The Rev. Billy Graham had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South

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Murphy: Choice of mental health or guns 'false'

In an interview with Jake Tapper Senator Chris Murphy says that the choice between gun control and mental health is a "false construct"

Democrats Release A Rival Memo On FBI Surveillance

The 10-page memo contains multiple redactions, but appears geared at countering Republican claims that the FBI improperly spied on the Trump campaign.

GOP Senator Doubts Age Limit To Buy Rifles Will…

Sen. John Cornyn says the measure likely won't get the 60 votes needed in the upper chamber.

Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

The head of the Broward County Sheriff's Office says only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths

California Democratic Party Not Endorsing Dianne…

In what the San Jose Mercury News calls a "snub" and Politico calls a "sharp rebuke" for Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the California Democratic Party has declined to endorse her as she runs for a fifth full term. Feinstein's main opponent in the primary is State Senate leader Kevin de León,...

Murphy: Many shootings have 'no red flags'

In an interview with Jake Tapper, Senator Chris Murphy says that while there may have been 'red flags' in Parkland , there haven't been flags in other shootings, like Sandy Hook

Mattis Gives Final Advice On Transgender Military…

The Pentagon made recommendations to the White House on transgender individuals serving in the military.

Eric Greitens Resigns From Republican Governors…

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigned from his position with the Republican Governors Association while the Missouri Republican Party defended him.

EU Commission chief urges Macedonia to resolve name dispute

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has urged Macedonia to resolve a long-standing naming dispute with neighboring Greece so the country can open membership talks with the European Union

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Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks…

Political end to political Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

Granholm: Trump 'cowering behind NRA'

On State of the Union, our panel of Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Bryan Lanza and Karine Jean-Pierre discuss the gun control debate after the Parkland shooting.

Mnuchin Says These Are The Largest Set Of North…

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin detailed new sanctions for North Korea at a press briefing Friday.

The US Is Reportedly Moving Its Embassy In Israel…

According to several reports out Friday, the new embassy will officially open May 14 — just in time for Israel's independence day.

Prominent liberal state senator ends congressional bid

A Pennsylvania state senator who was the subject of allegations that he behaved inappropriately toward female employees and campaign aides has announced that he is ending his stalled congressional bid

Dems release Russia probe memo defending FBI…

After weeks of discussions between Democrats and the Justice Department, Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers

Poll: Trump's approval drops to lowest point

President Donald Trump's approval rating in a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS stands at 35%, down five points over the last month to match his lowest level yet.

Immigration Agency Takes 'Nation Of Immigrants…

A U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services official said the new statement reflects USCIS' guiding principles.

Syrian Kurdish leader detained in Prague on Turkey's request

Turkish and Syrian Kurdish officials say former leader of Syrian Kurdish party 'detained' in Prague

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NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights…

In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, the National Rifle Association has turned to Dana Loesch as its main messenger

Sheriff 'disgusted' by deputy's inaction

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel says he was disgusted that one of this deputies did not enter Stoneman Douglas high school during the deadly shooting.

Pence Covered A Lot Of Ground In His Big CPAC…

Vice President Mike Pence discussed the Florida school shooting and the accomplishments of the Trump administration.