20 Oct 2017

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Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for Democrats

Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for DemocratsFormer President Barack Obama makes an impassioned return to the campaign trail in New Jersey and Virginia.


20 Oct 2017 1:41am GMT

19 Oct 2017

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Trump grades his own Puerto Rico response a perfect '10'

Trump grades his own Puerto Rico response a perfect '10'President Trump gives himself high marks for his response to hurricane damage in Puerto Rico.


19 Oct 2017 9:00pm GMT

Kelly defends Trump on casualties, attacks 'selfish' congresswoman

Kelly defends Trump on casualties, attacks 'selfish' congresswomanWhite House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday delivered an impassioned defense of President Trump's outreach to families of four Americans recently killed in Niger.


19 Oct 2017 8:37pm GMT

GOP senators back Obamacare stabilization as Trump sends mixed messages

GOP senators back Obamacare stabilization as Trump sends mixed messagesTwelve Republican senators signed on to a bill that would stabilize the Obamacare individual markets despite mixed messages from President Trump.


19 Oct 2017 6:43pm GMT

Expert warns Trump about tweeting on Asia trip

Expert warns Trump about tweeting on Asia tripChina expert Dennis Wilder, President George W. Bush's senior director for East Asian Affairs, sets the stage for President Trump's Asia trip.


19 Oct 2017 5:32pm GMT

George W. Bush: 'Bigotry seems emboldened' in Trump era

George W. Bush: 'Bigotry seems emboldened' in Trump era"We've seen our discourse degraded by casual cruelty," former President George W. Bush said in a rare public speech. "We've seen nationalism distorted into nativism."


19 Oct 2017 5:24pm GMT

In emotional interview, Gold Star parents say of Trump: 'It's not about a call or a letter'

In emotional interview, Gold Star parents say of Trump: 'It's not about a call or a letter'The parents of a United States Army specialist killed in Syria in May said Thursday they hadn't received any acknowledgment from President Trump, despite his claim to have called "virtually" all families of fallen U.S. soldiers.


19 Oct 2017 4:14pm GMT

Trump demands to know: Who paid for the 'Trump dossier'?

Trump demands to know: Who paid for the 'Trump dossier'?President Trump is wondering who paid for the controversial dossier that made salacious but unverified claims about his ties to Russia a day after executives from a firm that helped produce it refused to answer questions from the House Intelligence Committee.


19 Oct 2017 2:15pm GMT

Silent Republicans have their reasons. They don't have an excuse.

Silent Republicans have their reasons. They don't have an excuse.President Trump doesn't care what happens to the GOP after he's gone. So why aren't more Republicans separating themselves from him?


19 Oct 2017 9:00am GMT

18 Oct 2017

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White House slams lawmaker's 'disgusting' criticism of Trump's call to soldier's widow

White House slams lawmaker's 'disgusting' criticism of Trump's call to soldier's widowThe back-and-forth dispute between the president and a Florida congressman over what Trump said to a soldier's widow continued Wednesday afternoon. While not denying a remark that Rep. Frederica Wilson attributed to Trump, the White House criticized her for politicizing the issue.


18 Oct 2017 8:10pm GMT

Opioid-law scandal sheds light on lobbying by industry-funded 'patient access' groups

Opioid-law scandal sheds light on lobbying by industry-funded 'patient access' groupsFor years, the opioid industry has been funding nonprofit organizations that promote patient access to their drugs. These organizations pushed for Congress to approve Rep. Tom Marino's Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act.


18 Oct 2017 7:51pm GMT

Sessions: U.S. not doing enough to stop future election interference

Sessions: U.S. not doing enough to stop future election interferenceAttorney General Jeff Sessions conceded Wednesday that the U.S. government is not doing enough to prevent future interference in elections by Russia and other foreign adversaries.


18 Oct 2017 7:15pm GMT

Trump says he has 'proof' on his call to soldier's wife, and the nation waits

Trump says he has 'proof' on his call to soldier's wife, and the nation waitsIf the president's proof is anything like the evidence he's promised to offer for some of his other controversial assertions, the nation will believe it when - or if - it sees it.


18 Oct 2017 5:05pm GMT

Trump resumes Twitter attacks on Comey and 'Crooked Hillary'

Trump resumes Twitter attacks on Comey and 'Crooked Hillary'James Comey may have begun drafting a statement about the Clinton email investigation before it was finished, to judge from newly released documents. The president, jumping on this, criticized both Comey and Clinton in tweets Wednesday.


18 Oct 2017 1:17pm GMT

Trump accuses congresswoman of fabricating what he said to dead soldier's widow

Trump accuses congresswoman of fabricating what he said to dead soldier's widowFlorida congresswoman Frederica Wilson's account of what the president said to a military widow on Tuesday was disputed by the president on Wednesday, but the congresswoman fired back.


18 Oct 2017 1:01pm GMT

Ed Gillespie's scaremongering TV ads may define his campaign

Ed Gillespie's scaremongering TV ads may define his campaignEd Gillespie, an architect of the GOP outreach to Hispanics, is running for governor of Virginia with commercials demonizing Hispanic immigrants as gang members. His turnaround is reminiscent of another Southern centrist who made coded appeals to conservative white rural voters to win office: Jimmy Carter.


18 Oct 2017 9:00am GMT