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Live coverage: Gillum clashes with DeSantis in Florida debate

Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis will meet Sunday night for their first debate in Florida's closely watched gubernatorial race...

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Pastor tears into Evangelicals for supporting Trump due to abortion stance

An evangelist pastor criticized religious leaders who are "trading their moral core" by supporting the Trump administration solely due to their stance on abortion.D...

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Migrant caravan expands to 5000

The group of migrants moving through Mexico and toward the United States has grown to include about 5,000 people, the Associated Press reported Sunday...

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Manchin wrestles with progressive backlash in West Virginia

Progressives are fuming at Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) in the final weeks of his Senate reelection campaign.The West Virginia senator's support for Supreme Court...

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LGBTQ groups to rally in response to NYT report on Trump's gender policy proposal

LGBTQ groups on Sunday announced rallies and demonstrations in response to a recent New York Times report t...

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Miami Herald endorses Gillum for governor

The Miami Herald editorial board on Sunday endorsed Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum for governor over his Republican opponent, former Rep...

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Lawmakers point fingers at Saudi crown prince in Khashoggi's death

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle expressed increasing confidence on Sunday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is culpable in the death of journalist Jamal Khashog...

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Here's what a one-seat Republican majority would look like

A one-seat majority for either party might well be a political nightmare but for reasons different than what the Democratic fundraising pitches envisioned...

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Carl Bernstein: Trump ‘uses lying and untruth as a basic method’

Carl Bernstein said Sunday that Trump demonstrates a pattern of lying in order to promote his policies."It's not just President Trump who's winning that war [on...

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Trump approval jumps ahead of Obama’s midterm approval rating

President Trump's approval rating before the November elections has jumped to a higher level than former President Obama's ahead of the 2010 midterms, ...

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Dems zero-in on Trump’s alleged conflicts of interest

Democrats itching to investigate President Trump's possible conflicts of interests have zeroed in on a familiar presidential foe: the FBI.House Democrats released a trove...

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Arizona newspaper backs Democrat in dead heat Senate race

The Arizona Republic is backing Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) in her contentious Senate race against Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), the paper ...

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O'Rourke declines to respond to Trump attacks: There's enough 'bitterness, name-calling, partisanship'

Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) on Sunday declined to respond to President Trump's attacks on his character, saying he doesn't want to add to the...

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Former Trump ambassador to Mexico pens op-ed detailing 'extreme' chaos under Trump

The former US ambassador to Mexico has penned an op-ed for the New York Times detailing what she describes as "extreme" chaos in the Trump administration.Roberta Jac...

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Democrats hold 9-point lead over Republicans in battle for House: poll

Democrats have a 9-point lead over Republicans in the battle for congressional control, ...

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Trump: 'I would love' if Saudi crown prince wasn't responsible in Khashoggi killing

President Trump acknowledged late Saturday that Saudi Arabia has not been forthcoming in its explanation of what happened to journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but indicated that h...

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Trump administration considering narrowing legal definition of gender: report

The Trump administration is weighing a change that would require individuals to identify as male or female based on their genitalia at birth, tightening gender definitions th...

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Gorka echoes conservative criticism of Khashoggi in defense of Trump

Former Trump White House Staffer Sebastian Gorka echoed conservative conspiratorial criticisms of the late journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in the Saudi consulate in...

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A nuclear October surprise?

Tim Judson says there's a fundamental question of whether nuclear subsidies serve the public interest, or whether they violate due process and the public trust...

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Democrats slide in battle for Senate

The battle for control of the Senate is looking worse and worse for Democrats, who just a month ago saw a path to the majority but now increasingly look like they could lose m...

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Trump believes Kushner relationship with Saudi crown prince a liability: report

President Trump has privately bristled that the relationship between his son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner and Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is a liability...

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Sanders: Trump setting 'terrible example' for our children

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) accused President Trump of setting a "terrible example" for children at a rally in South Carolina on Saturday."I've got f...

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Police officer punches pinned-down 14-year-old girl during arrest in video

A police officer in Coral Springs, Florida, is being criticized after a video emerged showing him repeatedly punch a 14-year-old girl during an arrest.A video shared to Instag...

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Pelosi heckled by Miami Republicans, Proud Boys at campaign event

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was confronted by protesters in Florida on Friday organized by a local Republican chapter and a local group of the "Proud Bo...

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O'Rourke's rise raises hopes for Texas Dems down ballot

The energy and enthusiasm behind Rep. Beto O'Rourke's (D-Texas) Senate campaign is having a ripple effect down the ballot in deep-red Texas...

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Trump prefers woman for UN post, interviewing 5 candidates

President Trump said he would prefer that the successor to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley be a woman, and notes that he is still considering several people...

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Trump confirms US will withdraw from key arms control treaty

President Trump confirmed the U.S. will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces ...

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City official shown on video shooting alleged shoplifter charged with murder

A Florida city councilman has been charged with murder after a video emerged showing him shoot and kill a man he claims was shoplifting from the military surplus story he owns...

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McConnell and wife confronted by customers at restaurant

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was reportedly confronted by a small group of diners at a restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky on Friday night.In footage obtained by ...

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The Memo: Trump in a corner on Saudi Arabia

The Republican critiques point to a larger problem for Trump...

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Beto O’Rourke’s campaign sued over unwanted text messages

A Texas resident sued Rep. Beto O'Rourke's (D) campaign for U.S. Senate because of campaign text messages sent ahead of the midterm elections.A class-action lawsuit...

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CNN's Smerconish: What do Saudis have over American presidents?

CNN's Michael Smerconish on Saturday sharply criticized the Trump administration and previous U.S. presidencies for what he called "fealty" to the Saudi governm...

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Early voting hints at huge turnout

More than 4.3 million Americans have already cast their ballots in the midterm elections, and early signs point to a huge increase in turnout from 2014...

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This Supreme Court term will show bench lacks conservative majority

Some of the decisions this term will discredit the claim that most of the justices are conservative...

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Trump urges Dems to help craft new immigration laws: ‘Chuck & Nancy, call me!'

Trump invited Democratic leaders to call him to discuss crafting new immigration laws, claiming Democrats are blocking new proposals...

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Durbin to Trump: ‘We’re the mob? Give me a break’

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin (D) slammed Republicans on Friday over President Trump's praise of GOP Rep. Greg Gianforte (Mont.), who assaulted a reporter last year.In an ...

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CNN's Chris Cuomo invites Gianforte to body slam him

CNN host Chris Cuomo on Friday invited Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) to body slam him, after he condemned President Trump's praise for the Republican congressman, w...

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'Utter bulls---': Khashoggi's editor sounds off on Saudi explanation for journalist’s death

An editor and friend who worked closely with Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist killed inside Saudi Arabia's consulate, blasted the country's explanation Friday...

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Migrant caravan rushes Mexican border, clashes with police

Members of a Honduran migrant caravan clashed with police on Friday after breaking through a border fence on Guatemala's border with Mexico.The Asso...

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Manafort appears in wheelchair at court hearing

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort appeared in court Friday afternoon in a wheelchair due to what his lawyer said were "significant" health issues related...

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Trump administration to tell Russia that US will pull out of key arms control treaty

National Security adviser John Bolton is preparing to inform Russian President Vladimir Putin next week that the U.S. will no longer be part of a key arms control treaty, ...

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Five takeaways from testy Heller-Rosen debate in Nevada

The tense atmosphere on stage in Las Vegas reflected how close the candidates are in polls and the negative tone of the race...

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Heller complains about media in Senate debate: 'You see how they treat Kanye West'

Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) on Friday complained about the media during a Senate debate with his Democratic challenger Rep. Jacky Rosen, tying press coverage of Kanye West t...

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Watch live: Trump speaks at Arizona rally

President Trump is speaking at a campaign-style rally in Arizona on Friday night.The president is speaking in support of Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), who is running for the...

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Trump calls Saudi explanation for journalist's death credible, arrests 'good first step'

President Trump on Friday night called Saudi Arabia's explanation...

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Guardian reporter: GOP lawmaker who assaulted me isn’t a ‘tough cookie,’ he’s a ‘coward’

Ben Jacobs, a reporter for The Guardian, on Friday slammed President Trump for calling Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) a "tough cookie," saying that Gianforte's...

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Chief justice halts discovery, trial in youth climate lawsuit

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday temporarily halted discovery and the upcoming trial of a case brought by a group of young Americans claiming that the feder...

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Missouri GOP acknowledges false absentee ballot info was sent to thousands of voters

The Missouri Republican party sent mailers with incorrect information about due dates for absentee ballots to 10,000 voters in the state, the party's executive director...

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Graham: Saudi’s findings on slain journalist not 'credible'

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) said Friday night that he was not convinced by Saudi Arabia's findings on the death of a U.S.-based journalist, saying it was an "unde...

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Alaska governor Walker suspends reelection campaign

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) announced Friday that he is ending his bid for reelection less than three weeks before Election Day and endorsing Democrat Mark Begich over Republi...

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Saudi king dismisses top officials as it says missing journalist was killed at consulate

Saudi Arabia's King Salman reportedly dismissed a key royal adviser and a senior intelligence official the same day the country's state-run media admitted that journ...

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Saudis say journalist killed in ‘fight’ at consulate; 18 detained

Saudi Arabia acknowledged Friday that U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who had been missing for more than two weeks after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, is d...

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HUD official quits amid Interior Department watchdog controversy

A top political official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development resigned Friday after HUD Secretary Ben Carson said she was slated to be the Interior Department�...

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Jack Dorsey complains about 'unfairness' in San Francisco homeless tax on corporations

Dorsey and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, who strongly supports the proposition, have butted heads on the matter...

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DNA is irrelevant — Elizabeth Warren is simply not Cherokee

It is now has made it far easier to portray Warren as a phony: She appropriated Native American heritage for years...

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Meghan McCain calls Russian attacks against her father the 'highest compliment' to her family

Meghan McCain called evidence unveiled Friday that Russia had targeted her late father Sen. John McCain "the highest compliment."The daughter of the late Arizona se...

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Alabama House candidate says 55,000 voters in her district have been disqualified

A Democratic congressional candidate in Alabama is claiming that thousands of voters in her district have been removed from active voter lists.Mallory Hagan, a former Miss Ame...

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Trump: No regrets about cheering congressman who body-slammed reporter

President Trump said Friday he does not regret praising a Republican congressman who assaulted a reporter."No, no. Not at al...

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White House responds to Joaquin Castro's Kushner allegations: 'an outrageous slanderous lie'

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded Friday to Rep. Joaquin Castro's (D-Tx.) accusation Jared Kushner orchestrated the killing of Saudi-U.S. based...

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Fox News' Chris Wallace: ‘Preposterous’ to say Dems behind migrant caravan

"This isn't some Democratic plot," Fox anchor says responding to Trump's claim...

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Russian woman charged with interfering in midterm elections

The Department of Justice on Friday charged a Russian woman with interfering in next month's midterm elections.Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg allegedly...

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Houston Chronicle endorses Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race

The Houston Chronicle on Friday endorsed Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke in his bid to unseat incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in the closely watched Texas Sen...

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Attacks on public figures are growing

In the world of protection, there is no room for error and in today's threat matrix. There is little lack of imagination concerning what a threat could be...

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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen: Vote or face more years of ‘craziness’

President Trump's former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen is urging Americans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections to avoid more years of "craziness.""Li...

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Scarborough predicts Trump will ‘cash out’ and not run in 2020

MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough is predicting that President Trump will "cash out" and not run for reelection.Speaking to Stephen Colbert on CBS&...

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Dunkin' apologizes after employee calls police on student speaking Somali with family

A Maine student says a Dunkin' Donuts employee refused to serve her and then called the police following an argument that began because she and her family were speaking S...

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Trump: 'FAKE NEWS' that Pompeo heard tape of Saudi journalist's death

President Trump on Friday denied a report that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heard an audio recording of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged murder inside the Saudi c...

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Joaquin Castro accuses Kushner of orchestrating killing of Khashoggi

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) on Friday accused senior White House adviser Jared Kushner of orchestrating the killing of Saudi-born Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi...

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The difference with Khashoggi: He was a member of our club

Don Calloway says the major exception to how we do things in D.C. is when events or circumstances present an existential threat to "the club."...

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Sarah Sanders on possible Hillary Clinton 2020 run: 'Christmas coming early this year?'

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders mocked a possible third presidential run by Hillary Clinton, asking if Christmas is "coming early this year."...

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Small-dollar donations explode in the Trump era

An explosion of small dollar donations has become an increasingly powerful force in campaign politics, reflecting the sharp partisan divide under President Trump...

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Haley: Our political opponents are not 'evil'

Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said "political opponents are not evil" in the U.S., saying she had seen "true evil" in countries such as Sout...

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Joe Walsh to GOP: After Trump's Gianforte remarks, 'don't ever complain again' about left-wing violence

Right-leaning radio host and former GOP congressman Rep. Joe Walsh (Ill.) warned Republicans on Friday that President Trump's remarks Thursday about Montana Rep. Joe Wals...

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Nikki Haley powerfully rebuts Trump

No matter how strongly I disagree with Haley's conservative philosophy, she is a worthy adversary and worthy heir to her party...

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No, civility isn't optional

Leaders of both parties must take seriously the oaths they swore to support and defend our Constitution...

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GOP women's group backs Dem candidates in Michigan

A Michigan Republican women's PAC is backing two Democratic candidates in November over their Trump-supporting opponents, pointing to President Trump rhetoric and cit...

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107,000 purged from Georgia voter rolls for not voting in past elections: report

Georgia officials removed an estimated 107,000 people from voter rolls because they decided not to vote in prior elections, according to a new report...

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CNN's Acosta sends private message to former Melania Trump aide: 'F**k you'

CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta sent a direct message to a Twitter follower that read "F**k you" after being mocked on the social media platform on Th...

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Nikki Haley makes ‘Indian’ joke about Elizabeth Warren at Al Smith dinner

Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley made an "Indian" joke about Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Thursday after the senator released the re...

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UK's May condemns Trump for praise of lawmaker who assaulted reporter

A spokesperson for British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday condemned President Trump for praising Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) for his 2017 assault on a reporter from t...

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Michigan pharmacist who denied miscarriage drug no longer in job

The Michigan pharmacist who refused to refill a woman's miscarriage medication because he was a "good Catholic male" is no longer with the pharmacy company he w...

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Migrant caravan reaches Mexico's southern border

The first Honduran immigrants from a caravan heading toward the U.S. border reached Mexico on Thursday.A group of as many as 4,000 migrants is traveling from Honduras throu...

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GOP plays hardball in race to confirm Trump's court picks

Republicans are playing hardball as they race to confirm President Trump's judicial picks ahead of the midterm elections.The tactics are the latest sign of the escalating...

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Trump amps up immigration fight for midterms

President Trump is stepping up attacks on some of his favorite targets - immigrants, Mexico and Democrats - amid reports that a "caravan" of Honduran migrants is hea...

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Maxine Waters gets company in new GOP line of attack

Republican leaders and conservative commentators are warning GOP voters that if Democrats take back the House, it will usher in a new era of liberal ...

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The Guardian slams Trump over comments about assault on reporter

British newspaper The Guardian criticized President Trump Thursday for making light of a congressman's assault of a Guardian reporter, Ben Jacobs, during a campaign rally...

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Five takeaways from the first North Dakota Senate debate

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) went toe-to-toe in a heated debate on Thursday, trading barbs on everything from President Trump's trade war w...

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O'Rourke gives 'a definitive no' to possibility of running in 2020

Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) on Thursday ruled out a 2020 presidential run if he wins in November against incumbent Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R).The Texas Democrat, whose nat...

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Trump: I knew body slamming a reporter would help Gianforte

President Trump joked at a campaign rally in Montana Thursday that Rep. Greg Gianforte's (R-Mont.) assaulting a reporter for The Guardian in 2017 helped him win his ele...

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