Bill Maher gives $2 million to House and Senate Democratic super PACs
Comedian Bill Maher was among several wealthy backers of Democratic causes in August, donating $2 million to super PACs affiliated with House and Senate Democrats, new campaign...
7 hours ago - Politico - 2 articles
Ron DeSantis Faces Questions About Supporter's Racist Slur
A donor to the Republican nominee for governor in Florida used a racist slur against Barack Obama on Twitter. The campaign said it wouldn't take any more donations from him.
12 hours ago - NY Times
Kavanaugh accuser leans on Democratic operative for advice
Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were both teenagers, is being advised by Democratic...
16 hours ago - Politico
Obama Photographer Taunts Trump And GOP Senators With FBI Abbreviation Explainer
Pete Souza used an old photograph of Barack Obama and Merrick Garland to make a point about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
1 day ago - The Huffington Post
Trump taps Darrell Issa to lead trade agency
President Donald Trump on Wednesday named retiring Rep. Darrell Issa to head the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, setting up what could be a contentious confirmation battle...
1 day ago - Politico
Hala Alyan, Ta-Nehisi Coates win Dayton Literary Peace Prize
DAYTON, Ohio - A debut novel about a displaced Palestinian family and a book of essays exploring race and identity during Barack Obama's presidency have been named the winners...
1 day ago - Boston Herald
Credit Trump, not Obama, for economic boom, says Reagan adviser
A top economic adviser to President Ronald Reagan said Tuesday that President Barack Obama deserves no credit for the booming U.S. economy, and said all of the credit belongs...
2 days ago - Washington Examiner
Democrats: Don't Get Your Hopes Up On Brett Kavanaugh
For Republicans, getting a second Supreme Court vacancy before the end of Donald Trump's second year in office has been like winning the lottery twice. The decision to discard...
2 days ago - The New Republic
Both sides preventing Mideast peace
In May 2009, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prepared to meet newly elected U.S. President Barack Obama, confident that the new administration, its public professions to...
3 days ago - Boston Herald
Sorry, GOP, You Lost Your SCOTUS Whining Rights When You Hijacked Obama's Court Pick
When the GOP took it upon itself to hijack the SCOTUS nomination process with nearly a year left in Barack Obama's term, they lost their right to complain.
3 days ago - Politicus USA
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Christine Blasey Ford May Testify Next Week After All
The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s is willing to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week, the...
Trump Praises 'Great Gentleman' Brett Kavanaugh Despite Sexual Assault...
"Why didn't somebody call the FBI 36 years ago?" the president says of his Supreme Court nominee's accuser.
Kavanaugh Accuser Open To Testifying About Sexual Assault Allegations
Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who alleges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school party in the 1980s, is open to appearing before a...
White House Brags About Trump's 'Historic Recovery Effort In Puerto Rico'
In the year since Hurricane Maria, conditions for storm survivors remain dire.
Harvard Law Students Say School Should Reconsider Brett Kavanaugh's Teaching Job
"Unless a full and fair investigation is conducted, Harvard Law School cannot allow Kavanaugh to continue teaching its students," they wrote.
Donald Trump's Idea For Sahara Desert Border Wall Gets Demolished
He reportedly suggested Spain build a barrier across the Sahara desert to curb migration into Europe.
Anita Hill's Challenge To Clarence Thomas: A Tale Of 2 Lives and 3 Elections
The electoral connection was critical throughout the Thomas nomination process. Two elections that took place in the 1980s were not only preludes but determinants of the drama...
Why Aren't More Women In Office? Even Within Parties, There's Big Disagreement
A new poll finds that men and women - particularly within the Republican party - differ greatly on why more women haven't been elected to office, or even whether there are...
Federal Agency Says It Lost Track Of 1,488 Migrant Children
The Health and Human Services Department first disclosed that it had lost track of 1,475 children late last year, as it came under fire at a Senate hearing in April.
Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed
Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, asked the FBI to investigate before her scheduled hearing.