Politics

‘Shattered’ Reveals Clinton’s and Sanders’ Staff Struck Deal to Hide Protests

Audiences watching the Democratic National Convention from home saw a version much different than reality.

White House backs off as lawmakers try to avert closure

The Trump administration is learning that Democrats retain significant leverage when their votes are needed        

Malliotakis, the Latest Republican in the Mayoral Fray, Says She’s the ‘Underdog’ Who Can Beat de Blasio

"I also feel that it's very well-known that Democrats, their base consists of women. Most women vote Democratic. Most women, most Hispanics vote Democratic. And I have the ability, I think, to take from the Democratic...

Canada Is Too Nice to Stand Up to Trump

Earlier this year at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump’s Palm Beach resort, former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney serenaded the president with a rendition of “When Irish Eyes are Smiling.” It’s not clear that Trump caught the...

Trump Is Very Busy Doing Nothing At All

In the weeks after Republicans’ first stab at replacing Obamacare with Trumpcare failed, legislative activity slowed to a crawl and the political world became consumed with President Donald Trump’s schizoid obsession with the 100...

ECB Economic Optimism Unnerves Euro Zone Bond Investors

The European Central Bank is expected to reiterate Japan's acknowledgment of better growth prospects in a move that could pave the way towards tighter monetary policy.

Trump Tells Canada, Mexico, He Won't Terminate NAFTA Treaty Yet

President Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Wednesday that he will not terminate the NAFTA treaty at this stage, but will move quickly to begin renegotiating it with them, a White House said.

BOJ Keeps Policy Steady, Sounds More Upbeat on Economy

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy unchanged on Thursday and offered a more upbeat view of the economy than last month.

Andrew Napolitano: Hillary Clinton and the FBI...again

Last weekend, The New York Times published a long piece about the effect the FBI had on the outcome of the 2016 presidential campaign.

'The Simpsons' spoofs Trump's first 100 days in office

The Simpsons posted a teaser for an upcoming episode that satirized President Trump's first 100 days in office on Wednesday.

Republican Rep. Matt Dean joins crowded field in 2018 race for governor

Republican state Rep. Matt Dean will announce Thursday that he will run for Minnesota governor next year, saying he has a track record of “solving problems and making things work again.”

Trump administration softens war talk, vows other pressure on North Korea

South Korea has started installing key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to...

Sen. Ted Cruz: 'It's only fitting' cartel money be used for border wall

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that "there's a justice" to his proposal that money seized from drug cartel capos be used to pay for President Trump's promised border...

CTU plans May Day rally calling for more school funding

The union initially floated the idea of a one-day strike on May 1, but opted against it unless the district imposes more furloughs.

Jason Chaffetz takes emergency leave of absence from Congress

The House Oversight Chairman was instructed by his doctors to take four weeks off for a surgery and recovery.