Democratic rising stars rally around Biden's reelection. They're also eyeing 2028 bids of their own
A new generation of Democratic presidential prospects is taking steps to strengthen their national profiles as they fan out across the country to help President Joe Biden's reelection campaign.
Shutdown's shadow, Biden's speech and arguing the case: Takeaways from the House impeachment hearing
House Republicans repeatedly used the word “brand” at their opening impeachment inquiry as a shorthand to allege that Hunter Biden was selling access to his family’s power and connections when he pursued lucrative business dealings.
A judge found Trump committed fraud in building his real-estate empire. Here's what happens next
A judge’s ruling that Donald Trump committed fraud for years as he built his real-estate empire tarnishes the former president’s image as a real estate titan turned political powerhouse, and could strip him of his authority to make major decisions about the future of his marquee businesses.
In a win for Black voters in redistricting case, Alabama to get new congressional lines
Alabama is headed to the first significant revamp of its congressional map in three decades after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the state’s bid to keep using a plan with a single majority-Black district.
Trump rails against electric cars in Michigan while his GOP challengers debate
As his Republican rivals sparred onstage in California at their second primary debate, Donald Trump was in battleground Michigan Wednesday night working to win over blue-collar voters in the midst of an autoworkers’ strike.
Trump lawyers say prosecutors want to 'silence' him with gag order in his federal 2020 election case
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump are slamming prosecutors’ request for a narrow gag order in his 2020 election subversion case in Washington, calling it an effort to “unconstitutionally silence” his political speech.
Court appointee proposes Alabama congressional districts to provide representation to Black voters
A court-appointed special master on Monday submitted three proposals for new congressional districts in Alabama after federal judges ruled the state must provide greater representation for Black voters.
Trump argues First Amendment protects him from 'insurrection' cases aimed at keeping him off ballot
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump are arguing that attempts to kick him off the presidential ballot under a rarely used constitutional clause for engaging in “insurrection” are improper attempts to interfere with his freedom of speech.
RNC's livestreaming partner for the GOP debate is a haven for disinformation and extremism
The exclusive online livestream for the second Republican presidential debate this week will take place on Rumble, an alternative video-sharing platform that has been criticized for allowing far-right extremism, bigotry, election disinformation and conspiracy theories.
Government should pay compensation for secretive Cold War-era testing, St. Louis victims say
As Congress considers payments to victims of Cold War-era nuclear contamination in the St. Louis region, people who were targeted for secret government testing from that same time period believe they’re due compensation, too.
Menendez gains a primary opponent as calls for his resignation grow after indictment
Rep. Andy Kim of New Jersey has announced that he will run against Sen. Robert Menendez in the state’s Democratic primary for Senate next year, saying he feels compelled to run against the three-term senator after he and his wife were indicted on sweeping corruption charges.
Nikki Haley's approach to abortion is rooted in her earliest days in South Carolina politics
Nikki Haley is gaining attention in the GOP race with her calls for “consensus” around abortion, an unusual tone in a campaign where Republican White House hopefuls often prefer to highlight their eagerness to fight President Joe Biden and other Democrats.
Gun violence is the ultimate 'superstorm,' President Biden says as he announces new federal effort
President Joe Biden says he is determined to stop gun violence in the U.S. as he formally launches the first-ever federal office to be dedicated to uncovering solutions and supporting communities ravaged by shootings.
Takeaways from investigation that turned up gold bars, a luxury car and cash at a US senator's home
Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and his wife are accused of taking bribes of gold bars, a luxury car and cash in exchange for using his outsized sway in foreign affairs to help the authoritarian government of Egypt as well as others.
Judge overseeing case to remove Trump from ballot agrees to order banning threats and intimidation
The Colorado judge overseeing the lawsuit attempting to bar former President Donald Trump from The White House using a rare constitutional clause has issued an order prohibiting threats and intimidation regarding the case.
Biden to deliver democracy speech and pay tribute to John McCain in Arizona next week
President Joe Biden will travel to Arizona next week to deliver a democracy-focused address that will also pay tribute to the late John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential candidate who represented the state in the U.S. Senate for more than three decades.
Black leaders say threats to undermine US democracy appear aimed at their community
Some of the nation’s most influential Black leaders say many of the threats to democratic institutions in the U.S. appear to be aimed squarely at their community, including efforts to make voting more difficult, censor lessons around race and weaken social safeguards such as affirmative action.
Departure of Murdoch as Fox leader comes as conservative media landscape is increasingly fractured
The departure of Rupert Murdoch as the leader of Fox’s parent company and his News Corp. media holdings after decades at the helm is unlikely to have as much of an impact on conservative media overall as it would have a decade ago.
Trump says he always had autoworkers' backs. Union leaders say his first-term record shows otherwise
When former President Donald Trump visits Detroit on Wednesday, he’ll be looking to blunt criticisms from a United Auto Workers union leadership that has said a second term for him would be a “disaster” for workers.
Saudi crown prince says in rare interview 'every day we get closer' to normalization with Israel
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says in an interview with Fox News that aired Wednesday that ongoing negotiations over Israel means the prospects of normalized relations between both countries “get closer” every day but that treatment of Palestinians is “very important.”.