Gillibrand Should Abandon Her Run For President

We like U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, but we can't get excited about her presidential aspirations. Gillibrand formally announced her candidacy last weekend after announcing an "exploratory committee" on Stephen Colbert's...

Trump’s Federal Reserve Pick Linked To Indicted Boyfriend Of Russian Agent

Donald Trump’s new nominee for the Federal Reserve Board created a controversial political group with Paul Erickson, a conservative operative charged with fraud whose girlfriend pleaded guilty to being...

Key Players In The Trump-Russia Investigation

The former campaign chairman of Trump's campaign has been convicted in Washington and Virginia of crimes related to years of Ukrainian political consulting work, including allegations he concealed his...

President Trump Abruptly Cancels U.S. Sanctions On North Korea Because He...

President Trump abruptly announced Friday he had rolled back U.S. sanctions levied against North Korea, confusing his own Treasury Department and prompting his press secretary to issue a statement...

Medicare For All? The Green New Deal? In 2020 Race, Some...

As they consider their options in the 2020 presidential primary, some Democrats are calling for expansive proposals to improve health care, fight climate change and control college costs. But many...

Ignatius: Trump’s Unrealistic Promises To The Rust Belt May Haunt Him

When General Motors idled its auto plant in Lordstown, Ohio, this month, President Trump adopted a familiar strategy: He issued a nasty string of tweets blaming other people and...

Trump Promised Tax Cuts Would Bbring Back Jobs, But GM Workers...

Cheryl Jonesco had a plum job installing backup cameras in the Chevrolet Cruze compact car at the storied General Motors plant here. Her work on the assembly line for...

As 2020 Race Starts In SC, Can Beto O’Rourke Hit The...

He almost ousted from office Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a top target of Democrats' ire. He raised $6 million in his first 24 hours of running for president....

2020 Dems Avoid AIPAC Conference

Candidates’ announcements about not going to this year’s conference come after liberal group MoveOn called on 2020 Democrats to skip the gathering, The Hill reported. “The influx of progressive candidates...

U.S. Announces First New North Korea Sanctions Since Failed Summit

The United States on Thursday sanctioned two China-based shipping companies it says helped North Korea evade U.S. and international sanctions over its nuclear weapons program, the first such steps...

Chance The Rapper Backs Toni Preckwinkle For Chicago Mayor

Chance the Rapper, the hip-hop superstar and aspiring philanthropist, endorsed Toni Preckwinkle's mayoral campaign Thursday, offering the county board president some star power and a renewed shot at recruiting...

Cummings: Ivanka Trump Not Preserving All Official Email

A top House Democrat says Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a powerful White House aide, is not preserving all of her official email communications as required by federal...