MJ Lee and Maegan Vazquez CNN | Posted
Feb 18th - 11:58am
The ex-wives of Rob Porter, a White House aide who recently resigned over domestic abuse allegations, say they have received letters of apology from Porter's old boss, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who previously defended his former staffer as a "decent man."
Desmond Butler and David Rising, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 17th - 10:31pm
President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry.
Jason Dearen, Allen G. Breed and Tamara Lush, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 17th - 8:25pm
Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met.
Sophia Tareen, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 17th - 1:51pm
Several U.S. House races are expected to be competitive in the Illinois primary, including an open seat, a seat held by a seven-term Democrat facing a challenge from his left and several Republican seats that Democrats hope to flip come November.
Desmond Butler, Stephen Braun and Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 17th - 1:16pm
A year before Donald Trump announced his presidential candidacy, two Russian operatives landed in the United States to lay groundwork for an intelligence operation targeting the legitimacy of the 2016 election.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 17th - 11:31am
Mitt Romney's extensive resume has many Republicans looking to him to take on a role in the Senate as a political and moral counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 17th - 10:24am
A Lipinski has represented what's now Illinois' 3rd congressional district since U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski's father was first elected more than three decades ago. Now the younger Lipinski, a seven-term incumbent known as one of Congress' most conservative Democrats, is facing a tougher-than-usual primary challenge from the left flank of his party.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 16th - 8:07pm
In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.
A Republican running for a Maryland legislative seat raffled off an AR-15 assault weapon at a Saturday night fundraiser, only days after the same type of weapon was used to kill 17 people at a Florida high school.
Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 16th - 4:32pm
The Maine Republican Party's executive director told a state ethics commission that he alone was responsible for running an anonymous website that published articles Democrats said slandered their unsuccessful local candidate.