Politics

Jimmy Carter backs Democrat for Georgia governor

Former President Jimmy Carter joins Barack Obama in backing Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor; President Donald Trump endorsed Republican Brian Kemp

To Fix Gerrymandering, Lawmakers Might Need To…

Does redistricting need to be such a partisan process? Spoiler alert: No.

Big Data Doctors Are Focusing On How We Live To…

Research shows investing in social services could lead to lower health care costs.

Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against 'blue…

'Blue wave' to be tested in Midwestern primaries across Wisconsin and Minnesota

Federal Judge Backs Mueller In Indicted Russian…

A federal judge backed special counsel Robert Mueller's authority Monday, denying a Russian company's request to toss out charges against it.

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FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok

Peter Strzok was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe for sending anti-Trump text messages.

The Latest: Trump calls former aide Omarosa a…

President Donald Trump is calling his former adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog."

US Defense Secretary Mattis pitches closer…

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis made a pitch to Brazil for building a closer defense partnership with the United States, including in space research

Understanding Tariffs, The Bane Of International…

The United States has been throwing tariffs on different items for months now, but what are they?

White House May Be Looking Into Legal Options To…

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has released two recordings of her conversations in the White House.

Trump Calls Omarosa a 'Dog'

Omarosa Manigault Newman's book on life at the White House is officially out on Tuesday, and President Trump already has a preemptive strike: "When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a job at the White House, I guess it just didn’t work out," he tweeted...

US Rep. Keith Ellison Denies Allegations Of Abuse

Ellison, who's running for Minnesota attorney general, was accused of abusing a former girlfriend by the woman's son.

Rep. Chris Collins Won't Seek Re-election Amid…

Collins said Wednesday that he would continue to run but changed course Saturday.

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Michigan officials to appeal straight-party voting ban

Michigan officials say they will appeal a federal judge's ruling against eliminating straight-party voting

Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me…

Trump dares Cuomo to challenge him in 2020, warns the Democratic governor of New York that "anybody that runs against Trump suffers"

GOP Candidate Vows to Stay in Race After Fake Diploma

It wasn't fake news , but a fake diploma: A Florida GOP candidate has admitted she lied about having a degree from Ohio's Miami University, though she says she didn't mean to dupe the public. "It was not my intent to deceive or mislead anyone. I made a mistake in saying...

Trump: I Never Used 'Terrible, Disgusting' Word

The long-rumored "Trump Tapes," alleged Apprentice outtakes in which the host uses the n-word, are in the news again—and President Trump is insisting that they don't exist. Trump tweeted Monday night that Apprentice executive producer Mark Burnett had called him "to say that there are NO TAPES of the...

Ryan's retirement fuels Democrats' hopes of picking up seat

House Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement creates an opening in his southeastern Wisconsin congressional district for the first time in 20 years, fueling hopes among Democrats that they can pick up the seat that leans Republican

8 Democrats seek to challenge Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Wisconsin's primary election will decide which Democrat challenges Republican Gov. Scott Walker this fall and whom Republicans back in a big-money race for U.S. Senate

Strzok Fundraiser Pulls in More Than $190K in…

Peter Strzok, fired by the FBI and insulted by President Trump, still apparently has a few allies. A GoFundMe fundraiser that friends started for the 21-year agency veteran raked in more than $190,000 in a matter of hours Monday, the Hill reports. Strzok, "his work, and his character have...

Minnesota retirements open battles for 3 open US House seats

Decisions by 3 Minnesota Democrats to leave the House set off a land rush for their open seats, with one race featuring Somali-American lawmaker Ilhan Omar's attempted leap to Congress

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Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural…

Paul Manafort's longtime deputy has admitted he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from his boss _ and that he "possibly" was wrongfully reimbursed by Trump's inaugural committee

Sen. Nelson: "Foolish" to deny Russian election penetration

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson isn't backing down from previous comments that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's crucial election

Manafort trial turns from prosecution's case to…

Trial of longtime Washington operator Paul Manafort turning from prosecution to his defense team