McConnell issues Supreme Court ultimatum
The Senate GOP leader is vowing to squeeze Democrats with a vote on Brett Kavanaugh right before the midterms if they don’t back down on their demand for documents.
Trump invites Putin to US as Democrats call for Helsinki details
Democratic Senate leader opposes more meetings between US, Russia leaders unless details of Helsinki summit are known.
Sweden Democrats: How will the far right perform in elections?
Concerns over migration drive support for the far right, which is also anti-EU, ahead of September 9 elections.
Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas
TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement — one its national leader, the other its new star — are descending on solidly Republican Kansas on Friday, taking their emboldened liberal message to an unlikely testing ground before next month’s congressional primaries. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who rose to [...]
Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheered on by a handful of activists, liberal House Democrats announced outside the Capitol that they were forming a caucus to push for “Medicare for All” — shorthand for government-financed health care. At the same time Thursday, Democratic senators were introducing a resolution aimed at putting Republicans on the defensive about Trump [...]
Contrasting Virginia campaigns could affect control of House
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some GOP congressmen in Virginia want nothing to do with their own party’s provocative candidate for Senate, Corey Stewart, an outspoken acolyte of President Donald Trump and defender of Confederate monuments. Stewart says he’s fine with the cold shoulders if it helps Republicans win. By contrast, Democrats appear to be one [...]
Trump on 2020 race: "I dream about Biden"
In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor, President Trump addressed a possible Democratic opponent in the 2020 presidential race. "I dream about Biden," he said. "That's a dream."
Top Senate Democrat says Trump shouldn't meet with Putin again
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said President Donald Trump should not meet privately with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin until Americans learn what happened at their first summit in Helsinki.
Trump's nominee for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau grilled by DemocratsOlder articles »
Kathy Kraninger was tapped by President Trump to head the agency last month.