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DNC chair Perez: ‘I heard Charles Barkley loudly and clearly’

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:01:00 -0500

WASHINGTON — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez addressed NBA legend Charles Barkley’s critique of his party during a Wednesday press conference call in which he discussed Doug Jones’ up....
Trump distances himself from Roy Moore after upset

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:37:03 -0500

President Trump says he knew Republican Alabama Senate Roy Moore would lose in Tuesday’s special election — and claimed that his prediction was correct.....
Doug Jones's victory in Alabama is an ominous sign for Republicans

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:25:27 -0500

Doug Jones, a former U.S. attorney who prosecuted Ku Klux Klan members for an infamous 1963 church bombing in Birmingham, will be the first Democrat to represent Alabama in the Senate in 20 years.....
Trump administration tries to connect N.Y. terror incident to immigration proposals

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:52:49 -0500

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna stepped in to the White House press briefing on Tuesday to push for changes in family immigration and the visa lottery but he was r....
White House says Trump's tweet to Gillibrand was not 'sexist at all'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:40:37 -0500

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders defended President Trump's tweet saying Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand would “do anything” for campaign donations.....
McMaster rips Russian 'campaigns of subversion'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:28:43 -0500

President Trump’s national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, accused Russia on Tuesday of waging “campaigns of subversion” against the United States and its allies.....
Trump says Sen. Gillibrand 'would do anything' for campaign cash after she calls for his resignation

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:14:14 -0500

President Trump lashed out Tuesday at one of the Democratic lawmakers calling for him to resign over the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him.....
A state in bondage to its past confronts a difficult choice for Senate

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:11 -0500

In Alabama, religion brings people together — but blacks and whites still see the controversial Senate race through very different eyes.....
Allegations against Roy Moore overshadow his final campaign rally

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:07:09 -0500

“If you don’t believe in my character, don’t vote for me,” embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore told Alabama voters at a rally Tuesday night.....
White House hides troop numbers in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:06:37 -0500

The White House left out the number of U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria from a semi-annual accounting it provided to Congress on Monday.....
A Roy Moore victory would put Senate GOP in a tough spot

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:13:27 -0500

A victory for Roy Moore means the Senate majority leader will be able to hold onto his slim two-vote majority, but the former judge brings to the Senate a toxic mix that few Senate Republicans are kee....
The Second Coming, brought to you by — who else? Donald Trump

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:18:59 -0500

In recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Donald Trump excited evangelical Christians and many orthodox Jews, who see it as laying the groundwork to rebuild the Holy Temple and a precursor to the ....
Trump denies 4- to 8-hour TV habit: ‘I seldom, if ever, watch CNN or MSNBC’

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:27:40 -0500

Monday morning, shortly after CNN discussed a New York Times report describing Trump’s TV viewing habits, Trump took to Twitter to dismiss the article. Though he claimed he doesn’t watch much TV and s....
Predicting the unpredictable in Alabama Senate race

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:26:17 -0500

Tuesday’s special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions is as difficult a race to predict as you will ever see. In the deep red state that hasn’t had a competitive statewide contes....
Trump visits Mississippi's Civil Rights Museum amid protests

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:30:48 -0500

As Trump visited the new Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, protesters held up signs and shouted "No Trump, no hate, no KKK in the USA."....
In Israel, even the left backs Trump on Jerusalem

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:04:44 -0500

Jerusalem has a special status in Israeli life and politics, and with few exceptions, parties from across the political spectrum agreed that it was time for America to recognize their country’s capita....
As Democratic rage builds, Kyrsten Sinema tries a different approach. Will Arizona voters buy it?

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:07:12 -0500

Many Democrats have given up on compromise and centrism, but Kyrsten Sinema — a three-term member of the House from Arizona, a bisexual, secular triathlete — believes it’s a viable strategy as she pre....
Congress tax conference to tackle individual mandate, corporate tax cut

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:19:30 -0500

The House and Senate must now form a committee to work out the differences between their tax bills. President Trump calls the committee a “mixer” and says lawmakers will come out with something that’s....
In one day, U.S. has off-again, on-again Olympic Games plans

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:32:08 -0500

Apart from the 1980 boycott, American participation in recent Olympic Games has never really been in doubt. But over the last 24 hours, the Trump administration left it unclear whether the threat from....
White House slams 'ridiculous' Trump health questions

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:36:19 -0500

Press secretary Sarah Sanders called questions about President Trump slurring his words in a speech Wednesday “ridiculous” and said he will have a checkup at Walter Reed early next year, with results ....
Al Franken announces intention to resign from Senate over sexual misconduct allegations

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:53:37 -0500

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced his plans to resign following a series of allegations from women accusing him of sexual harassment and misconduct. Franken said that while he believes an ethics co....
Bernie Sanders thinks Trump should consider resigning over sexual misconduct

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:15:34 -0500

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders thinks that President Trump should think about resigning over the sexual assault allegations against him.....
Will tax cuts spur the American economy? Maybe with a time machine.

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 05:00:08 -0500

The GOP tax bill's main failing is that it's based on a played-out theory, aimed at the problems of an age when the economy looked completely different.....
A partisan split on harassment charges: Dems resign, GOPers deny

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:00:05 -0500

The growing chorus of Democratic lawmakers calling on Sen. Al Franken to step down Wednesday opened up a dramatic partisan divide in how the two major parties are responding to their members and candi....
‘Pizzagate’ troll claims another victim as culture war rages on

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:39:49 -0500

The decision by MSNBC this week to cut loose a contributor over a bad-faith misinterpretation of an eight-year-old tweet represents a new escalation of the culture wars, inspired by the same alt-right....
More than 25 Democratic senators call for Al Franken to resign

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:50:41 -0500

Seven Democratic women in the Senate tweeted that Sen. Al Franken should quit over sexual misconduct allegations, and they were quickly joined by many colleagues.....
Trump's top aides, including one he fired, praise his loyalty

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:55:41 -0500

Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, authors of the just-published campaign memoir “Let Trump Be Trump,” describe the president’s loyalty in glowing terms – notwithstanding that Lewandowski was fired d....
White House: Trump 'doesn't necessarily' agree with Moore about barring Muslims from Congress

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:33:07 -0500

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said President Trump doesn't necessarily back all of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's controversial views.....
Five things to watch in Trump's Jerusalem speech

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:33:52 -0500

President Trump is planning to announce around midday on Wednesday that he is formally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directing the State Department to begin the process of building a f....
Protesters rally outside Supreme Court over wedding cake case

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:06:15 -0500

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared closely divided with likely pivotal vote Justice Anthony Kennedy posing tough questions about a Christian baker's refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.....
Divided by symbols, Americans see a 'serious threat' across the aisle

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:05:44 -0500

The nation’s divisions are growing dangerously deep and wide. Yet, “When you turn from symbols to policy, there’s less polarization,” says Robert Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute, ....
Japanese defense in the age of North Korean missile successes

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:50:34 -0500

The Japanese Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. military have a ballistic missile defense system in place in case that would respond if North Korea were to use any of its missiles against the island nat....
Hillary Rodham Clinton to LGBT synagogue: 'Resistance is high on the need list right now'

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:06:00 -0500

Hillary Clinton speaks of "a bold spiritual community of resistance and love" at an event at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST) in New York City and affirms the importance of empathy in ....
'Leave my baby out of this': CNN's Poppy Harlow responds to Roy Moore spokeswoman over abortion stance

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:58:38 -0500

Janet Porter, spokeswoman for embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, appeared on CNN’s “New Day” on Tuesday, telling Poppy Harlow, who is pregnant, that she and Moore were standing up for Harlo....
Confronting a nuclear North Korea: Lessons from China

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 05:00:03 -0500

A scene-setter for current tensions with North Korea? Yes, but also a fair description of events in 1964, when the People’s Republic of China, ruled by Mao Zedong, conducted its first successful test ....
Ending refugee program for Central American youth may drive them to smugglers

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 18:08:54 -0500

The Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration across the southern U.S. border may drive a new wave of youngsters from Central America to attempt a dangerous and illegal journey through Mexico to....
'They've threatened your hearts': Trump shrinks two national monuments in Utah

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 15:29:40 -0500

President Trump signed two presidential proclamations dramatically scaling back the sizes of two national monuments in Utah — outraging environmentalists and Native American tribes.....
Supreme Court wedding cake case asks whether baking is protected speech

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:58:43 -0500

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case Tuesday that asks whether a baker in Colorado can legally ignore his state’s non-discrimination law by refusing to bake a wedding cake for a same-s....
Amid North Korea fears, Pence tours U.S. intelligence agencies

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:03:00 -0500

As the tense confrontation with North Korea has escalated over the past four months, Vice President Pence has visited four different U.S. intelligence agencies, the nation’s top counterterrorism coord....
Ex-Justice Department officials defend FBI after Trump says bureau is 'in tatters'

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:02:53 -0500

President Trump’s assertion that former FBI Director James Comey left the bureau’s reputation “in tatters” isn’t sitting well with Comey and other former members of the Justice Department.....
Trump endorses Roy Moore: 'We need his vote'

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:40:14 -0500

President Trump on Monday tweeted his endorsement of Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat, despite multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and assault against the forme....
Twelve miles from Damascus, rebel holdout faces humanitarian 'catastrophe'

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 06:57:14 -0500

Five hundred critically ill Syrian patients — including scores of young children — are trapped with dwindling access to medical supplies in a besieged rebel-held district northeast of Damascus that ha....
Feinstein: 'We are beginning to see' an obstruction of justice case against Trump

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 13:53:32 -0500

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says it is becoming increasingly clear that President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey represents an obstruction of j....
Trump fumes about Comey, Clinton and the FBI after Flynn guilty plea

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 11:26:08 -0500

President Trump spent part of his weekend on Twitter fuming over coverage of ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI.....
The evangelical professor who turned against 'reparative therapy' for gays

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 12:43:26 -0500

Warren Throckmorton, a psychologist and evangelical Christian, once believed gays could turn straight if they wanted to. But science has convinced him otherwise. And direct experience with members of ....
Protesting the Republican tax bill

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 12:00:34 -0500

Republicans muscled the largest tax overhaul in 30 years through the Senate early Saturday. Here’s a look a tax bill protests in Washington, New York, Florida and Colorado.....
Flynn says he is cooperating with Mueller probe

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 16:58:44 -0500

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn confirmed Friday that he is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller, after pleading guilty to lying to the FBI about two conversations he had wit....
Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI and plans to 'cooperate' with Russia probe

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:11:36 -0500

President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, pleaded guilty to a charge of making false statements to the FBI.....
Full text: Charge against Michael Flynn

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:30:43 -0500

Read the full document here.....
'Think before you tweet': Obama warns of new tech pitfalls on India visit

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:34:27 -0500

Former President Barack Obama discussed the perils of social media, his hope for the United States and his partnerships with Indian’s most recent prime ministers during a wide-ranging discussion at th....