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Why Trump had a wad of cash in his back pocket

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:57:47 -0400

“I don’t carry a wallet because I haven’t had to use a credit card in a long time,” he told reporters aboard Air Force One. “I do like leaving tips to the hotel. I like to carry a little something.”....
New Kavanaugh claims: What’s the impact?

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:41:09 -0400

Will new allegations about Brett Kavanaugh's behavior from the New York Times have a political impact or will they just lead to a repeat of the same partisan argument?....
2020 Vision Thursday: Why Kamala Harris is struggling in the polls

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:05:31 -0400

Pundits have been speculating about the state of Sen. Kamala Harris's campaign ever since one of her staffers accidentally left an internal briefing memo that included the phrase “summer slump” at....
As the Pentagon's cyberattacks increase, experts warn of weak congressional oversight

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 05:00:38 -0400

Escalating tensions in the wake of the attacks on Saudi oil facilities have raised fears among Democratic lawmakers that President Trump could take military action against Iran without congressional a....
Pick for new national security adviser enjoys a 'good relationship' with Trump

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 17:08:34 -0400

Trump's pick for national security adviser, who helped free American rapper A$AP Rocky, is receiving high praise from Washington insiders.....
Democrats bristle at O'Rourke's vow to confiscate guns

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:51:03 -0400

Sens. Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer are the latest Democrats to take issue with O'Rourke's mandatory buyback plan for high-capacity firearms.....
Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling new 'back-to-school' PSA

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:57:26 -0400

The minute-long spot shows children using “back-to-school essentials” while trying to survive a school shooting.....
Omar: Trump's retweet of bogus 9/11 dancing claim puts 'my life at risk'

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:56:00 -0400

Rep. Ilhan Omar accused President Trump on Wednesday of endangering her life by “continuing to spread lies” that she “partied” on the anniversary of Sept.11.....
'This is science': Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg testifies before Congress

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:40:45 -0400

Appearing on Capitol Hill for the second straight day, Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg urged U.S. lawmakers to take action.....
Kavanaugh book authors: 2020 Democrats had a 'rush to judgment' on impeachment after NYT op-ed

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:29:59 -0400

Kate Kelly, one of the authors of a controversial new book about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, said Democratic presidential candidates calling for his impeachment were engaged in a “rush to j....
2020 Vision Wednesday: Trump raised $15 million in California in one day. That should worry Democrats.

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:10:34 -0400

When President Trump arrived in California Tuesday, Democrats saw his arrival as a platform for protest, but there's another reason his visit should concern them.....
After hours of questioning Lewandowski, Democrats finally land punches

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:24:15 -0400

When Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee turned to criminal defense lawyer Barry Berke to question Corey Lewandowski, the tenor of Tuesday's hearing abruptly changed.....
Lewandowski hearing devolves into partisan circus

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:19:43 -0400

If former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski’s goal during Tuesday afternoon’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee was to stonewall and frustrate Democrats, he can safely proclaim his....
Trump says Cokie Roberts 'never treated me nicely’ but 'was a professional'

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:52:03 -0400

“She never treated me nicely,” President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One when asked about the the death of Cokie Roberts. “But I would like to wish her family well. She was a professional, a....
Is Felicity Huffman’s jail sentence fair?

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:04:17 -0400

Actress Felicity Huffman's 14-day jail sentence for paying to rig her daughter's SAT score as part of the college admissions scandal has been called both too lenient and too harsh. Did her punishment ....
2020 Vision Tuesday: What a race between Trump and Warren would look like

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:05:50 -0400

Two rallies on Monday night, one for President Trump and the other for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, suggested what one version of next year’s general election might be like: a battle between two very differ....
Meet the progressive populist who wants to take West Virginia back from Trump

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 05:00:40 -0400

Stephen Smith is a 40-year-old Harvard-trained community organizer who is running for governor of West Virginia as a progressive Democrat in the mold of Bernie Sanders.....
Conservative group known for hardball tactics leads charge in Kavanaugh defense

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:08:51 -0400

A conservative group that has aided the confirmation of President Trump’s judicial nominees is now leading the GOP's charge against the most recent allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Cou....
Would a four-day work week be better for everyone?

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:52:13 -0400

A number of companies around the world are experimenting with a four-day work week that some say increases employee productivity and happiness. Is a shorter week a win-win for workers and their bosses....
2020 Vision Monday: How Biden could lose the black vote — and the Democratic nomination

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:25:56 -0400

Perhaps Joe Biden’s biggest advantage in the Democratic primary contest ­is his unsurpassed support from black voters. So what if that support fades?....
Trump: Kavanaugh is the one being 'assaulted'

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:01:02 -0400

The president continues to fume over a New York Times report of a new sexual misconduct allegation against the Supreme Court justice.....
'I plan on winning': At 87, Joe Arpaio is running for sheriff again

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 07:12:43 -0400

The former sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., who gained notoriety for his anti-immigration policies and as an early endorser of Donald Trump, recently said he intends to again seek the office he held....
Exclusive: Russia carried out a 'stunning' breach of FBI communications system, escalating the spy game on U.S. soil

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:00:45 -0400

Russian compounds and diplomats in the U.S. played key roles in a counterintelligence operation that stretched from the Bay Area to the nation’s capital, according to former U.S. officials.....
Why Stacey Abrams still won’t concede

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 15:46:48 -0400

Stacey Abrams lost her 2018 bid for Georgia governor against Brian Kemp. Despite acknowledging Kemp as the legal victor, Abrams has refused to officially concede the election.....
Rep. Ilhan Omar defends her controversial World Trade Center remarks: '9/11 was an attack on all Americans'

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 13:25:03 -0400

Rep. Ilhan Omar responded to criticism from a 9/11 victim’s son, who, during a memorial reading of victims’ names at Ground Zero last week, called out the freshman congresswoman for past remarks she m....
Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh amid new sexual misconduct allegations, says 'the lies being told about him are unbelievable'

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 11:41:25 -0400

President Trump defended Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh against a new report of sexual misconduct and accused the media of trying to “scare him into turning Liberal.”....
Kennedy and Markey appear headed for 'brutal' primary showdown

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:45:05 -0400

Rep. Joseph Kennedy III is poised to challenge incumbent Democratic Sen. Ed Markey for his seat.....
Democratic senators seek to block Trump administration end-run on ICE funding

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:32:45 -0400

A group of Senate Democrats are seeking to prevent the Trump administration from unilaterally moving appropriations around to fund immigration detention and border enforcement operations.....
Trump declares himself unimpeachable, based on 'perhaps the greatest economy' ever

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:28:05 -0400

"How do you impeach a President who has helped create perhaps the greatest economy in the history of our Country?" Trump asked on Twitter.....
Court revives suit alleging Fox News inflicted 'emotional torture' on Seth Rich family

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:33:09 -0400

A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News brought by the parents of slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, concluding there are plausible claims that the net....
2020 Vision: A burning AOC offers a scary preview of next year's attack ads

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 14:12:38 -0400

In a likely preview of Republican messaging for the 2020 election, an ad from a GOP PAC that aired during Thursday night’s Democratic debate showed a photograph of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with h....
Democratic candidates try to stand out by being 'the only one'

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:07:08 -0400

It was a night of “onlys” as the 10 Democratic candidates on the debate stage tried to make the case that they were singularly prepared to take on Donald Trump in next year’s election.....
2020 Vision Friday: Castro implies Biden is too old to beat Trump. Is that the best way to beat Biden?

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 11:53:31 -0400

At the Democratic debate in Houston, Julián Castro suggested, in effect, that Joe Biden is old — too old, perhaps, to beat Donald Trump.....
In a sign of what’s to come, Trump trolls Democrats as they debate

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 11:44:08 -0400

An airplane above Thursday’s Democratic debate venue trailed a banner: “Socialism will kill Houston’s economy! Vote Trump 2020.” The plane was hired by the Trump campaign in a likely preview of how th....
Julián Castro's plan to save the animals

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 11:11:22 -0400

“There is a special bond between people and animals,” says Julián Castro, the only presidential candidate with a specific plan addressing animal rights.....
Beto O'Rourke reports Texas lawmaker to FBI over AR tweet 'death threat'

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 10:00:45 -0400

Briscoe Cain, a Republican serving in the Texas House of Representatives, responded to O’Rourke’s call for a ban on assault weapons during Thursday’s Democratic debate with a tweet that read: “My AR i....
'A traffic jam around the moon': Physicist Michio Kaku on aliens, space travel and his search for the 'God Equation'

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 05:00:43 -0400

Physicist Michio Kiku talks with Yahoo News on topics from the state of human evolution to the upcoming traffic jam around the moon.....
A 'turning point' on UFOs: Physicist Michio Kaku tells ufology conference the truth is out there

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 05:00:18 -0400

Sparked by recently released Navy cockpit videos, interest in UFOs is spiking. A world “ufology” conference drew its share of eccentrics — but also a renowned physicist and government officials who sa....
5 key takeaways from the Democratic debate

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:04:51 -0400

Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate was the first to bring all of the top contenders together on one stage in Houston, where they sparred on health care, national security and trade.....
Protesters interrupt Biden in debate's home stretch

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:20:29 -0400

Protestors interrupted one of the final segments in Thursday night’s Democratic presidential primary debates as ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos asked former Vice President Joe Biden and his fell....
Booker assures Americans they can keep their hamburgers

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:04:53 -0400

The New Jersey senator offers a simple answer when asked if he wants Americans to follow his vegan diet.....
To Biden, they're not 'Bernie' or 'Elizabeth' but 'my colleagues'

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:00:17 -0400

“Are you forgetting already what you said just two minutes ago?....
Castro says he, not Biden, is the true heir to Obama's legacy

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 21:57:55 -0400

Castro argued that he was "fulfilling the legacy of Barack Obama" better than the former vice president.....
Biden battles Sanders and Warren over Medicare for All

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 21:54:27 -0400

With the three top contenders on the same stage for the first time, rifts in the Democratic Party over health care came into sharper focus at the primary debate in Houston Thursday.....
O'Rourke: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15'

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 21:33:59 -0400

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke stood by his call for a mandatory government buyback program for AK-47 and AR-15 rifles during Thursday night’s presidential primary debate.....
Yang unveils plan to give $1,000 a month from campaign to 10 families — which may violate election laws

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 20:26:49 -0400

A Federal Election Commission rule prohibits the use of campaign money for “personal use.”....
'Speed it up,' Sen. Merkley tells House committee on impeachment

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 20:09:33 -0400

The House Judiciary Committee got an unexpected vote of no confidence Thursday in its timetable to move forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.....
Watch live: ABC hosts the 3rd Democratic primary debate

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:00:29 -0400

Watch the third Democratic presidential primary debate of the 2020 elections live, hosted by ABC News, tonight 8-11 p.m. ET.....
After Trump fires Bolton, Rand Paul and Liz Cheney go to war over it

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:34:51 -0400

In the wake of the national security adviser's firing, two Republicans trade barbs over the president's foreign policy.....
Doctors alarmed by Trump's health care plan but confused by Democratic presidential candidates' plans

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:53:45 -0400

A day before the Democratic presidential debate in Houston, doctors affiliated with a progressive group held a rally to denounce the Trump administration's proposals to strip Americans of health c....