Maine's Independent-Minded Voters Want Susan Collins to Stand Up to Her Party

MAINE'S INDEPENDENT-MINDED VOTERS WANT SUSAN COLLINS TO STAND UP TO HER PARTY

SKOWHEGAN, Maine-On Tuesday morning, Merlene Sanborn was at work on an alteration at her small stitchery. Near her sewing machine,...

The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics

THE NATION'S CARTOONISTS ON THE WEEK IN POLITICS

 
 
 
Opinion | We Already Have One Important Tool to Check the President. We Have to Fix It

OPINION | WE ALREADY HAVE ONE IMPORTANT TOOL TO CHECK THE PRESIDENT. WE HAVE TO FIX IT

It has been clear many times over the past four years that a fault line was cleaving wide open in the United States, between law and...

Trump walks abortion tightrope on SCOTUS pick

TRUMP WALKS ABORTION TIGHTROPE ON SCOTUS PICK

In 2016, Trump vowed to appoint Supreme Court justices who would “automatically” overturn Roe v. Wade. Now the White House is insisting...

 
 
 
Trump stokes a new threat to Wall Street: Election chaos

TRUMP STOKES A NEW THREAT TO WALL STREET: ELECTION CHAOS

Wall Street can deal with whoever wins the presidential election this fall. What investors can't stomach - and are increasingly nervous...

‘Everyone sees the train wreck coming': Trump reveals his November endgame

‘EVERYONE SEES THE TRAIN WRECK COMING': TRUMP REVEALS HIS NOVEMBER ENDGAME

Following his defeat in the 2016 Iowa caucus, Donald Trump accused Ted Cruz of cheating and said the results should be nullified. After...

 
 
 
DHS whistleblower testimony delayed again amid security clearance dispute

DHS WHISTLEBLOWER TESTIMONY DELAYED AGAIN AMID SECURITY CLEARANCE DISPUTE

A Department of Homeland Security whistleblower's testimony to House investigators has been postponed a second time as his attorney...

DOJ announcement on Pennsylvania ballot investigation baffles election experts

DOJ ANNOUNCEMENT ON PENNSYLVANIA BALLOT INVESTIGATION BAFFLES ELECTION EXPERTS

Election experts and lawyers are bewildered by a press release from the Department of Justice, in which the department said it had...

 
 
 
Steele dossier sub-source was suspected of spying for Russia, DOJ reveals

STEELE DOSSIER SUB-SOURCE WAS SUSPECTED OF SPYING FOR RUSSIA, DOJ REVEALS

The primary sub-source that former British spy Christopher Steele used to compile his anti-Trump dossier in 2016 was the subject of...

In memoir, Paterson recalls shock of Spitzer scandal

IN MEMOIR, PATERSON RECALLS SHOCK OF SPITZER SCANDAL

ALBANY, N.Y. - Former New York Gov. David Paterson found out that that he was about to become New York's top elected official via a...

 
 
 
Trump's team plots his departure - even if he won't

TRUMP'S TEAM PLOTS HIS DEPARTURE - EVEN IF HE WON'T

President Donald Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses. But his team is carefully developing plans for...

Member of health secretary's security detail tests positive for coronavirus

MEMBER OF HEALTH SECRETARY'S SECURITY DETAIL TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

A member of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar's security detail this week tested positive for coronavirus, according to...

 
 
 
‘It's a Crazy Way to Run a Country': How to Reform the Supreme Court

‘IT'S A CRAZY WAY TO RUN A COUNTRY': HOW TO REFORM THE SUPREME COURT

You could say that this last week of political bedlam following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was unexpected - the despair...

The 9 most notable comments Trump has made about accepting the election results

THE 9 MOST NOTABLE COMMENTS TRUMP HAS MADE ABOUT ACCEPTING THE ELECTION RESULTS

President Donald Trump's refusal Wednesday to guarantee that he would accept the results and exit the White House if he is defeated...

 
 
 
Hey, Gen Z. Let's talk about 2020

HEY, GEN Z. LET'S TALK ABOUT 2020

One-in-10 eligible voters this year are part of Generation Z, which means America's youngest adults are about to step into their political...

Federal judge sees no bombshell in new letter in Bolton case

FEDERAL JUDGE SEES NO BOMBSHELL IN NEW LETTER IN BOLTON CASE

The federal judge handling a lawsuit alleging that former national security adviser John Bolton included highly classified information...

 
 
 
Trump makes fresh health care push, saying he'll protect sick Americans

TRUMP MAKES FRESH HEALTH CARE PUSH, SAYING HE'LL PROTECT SICK AMERICANS

President Donald Trump on Thursday moved to shore up one of his biggest campaign weaknesses with a symbolic pledge to protect people...

‘That's what college kids do.' DeSantis wants protections for partying students

‘THAT'S WHAT COLLEGE KIDS DO.' DESANTIS WANTS PROTECTIONS FOR PARTYING STUDENTS

Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested on Thursday that Florida could create a “bill of rights” to protect college students who face expulsion...

 
 
 
Bernie Sanders rips Trump over comments about election integrity

BERNIE SANDERS RIPS TRUMP OVER COMMENTS ABOUT ELECTION INTEGRITY

Sen. Bernie Sanders tore into President Donald Trump on Thursday, delivering an indictment of the president's recent comments that...

HHS spokesperson Caputo announces cancer diagnosis

HHS SPOKESPERSON CAPUTO ANNOUNCES CANCER DIAGNOSIS

Michael Caputo, the health department's controversial spokesperson who took medical leave last week, has been diagnosed with cancer,...

 
 
 



Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

Attorneys for the civil rights groups and local governments said the shortened schedule would undercount residents in minority and hard-to-count communities. Read more ...

Dianne Feinstein's husband named in university admissions scandal

Dianne Feinstein's husband named in university admissions scandal

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's husband, University of California Regent Richard Blum, has been named by the state auditor's office as one of the people involved in an admissions... Read more ...

At least 3 injured in Paris knife attack near former offices of Charlie...

At least 3 injured in Paris knife attack near former offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine - reports

At least three people have been injured in a knife attack near the former offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, local media reports, citing police... Read more ...

AP Sources: Pac-12 football to kick off in fall

AP Sources: Pac-12 football to kick off in fall

The Pac-12 has decided to play football this fall, reversing an earlier decision to postpone the season due to COVID-19. Read more ...

President Trump: Millions of Medicare beneficiaries to receive $200 card to...

President Trump: Millions of Medicare beneficiaries to receive $200 card to pay for prescriptions

According to President Donald Trump, 33 million Medicare beneficiaries will soon receive the card in the mail containing $200. Read more ...

Florida governor proposes college 'bill of rights' to party

Florida governor proposes college 'bill of rights' to party

Gov. Ron DeSantis thinks students who attend Florida's 12 state universities should be able to socialize without worrying about getting thrown out of school. Read more ...

Extradition hearing Friday for teen charged with killing 2 protesters in Kenosha

Extradition hearing Friday for teen charged with killing 2 protesters in Kenosha

LAKE COUNTY, Ill. - A 17-year-old accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, faces a hearing Friday on whether he should... Read more ...

Prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft dropped

Prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft dropped

Florida prosecutors on Thursday dropped solicitation charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft after a court voted to dismiss video evidence. Read more ...

Lionel Messi lashes out at Barcelona for selling Luis Suárez

Lionel Messi lashes out at Barcelona for selling Luis Suárez

BARCELONA, Spain - Lionel Messi criticized the exit of teammate and good friend Luis Suárez on Friday, dealing another blow to the damaged relationship between the Argentine... Read more ...

US cyclist Dygert has surgery following crash at road worlds

US cyclist Dygert has surgery following crash at road worlds

BOLOGNA, Italy - American cyclist Chloé Dygert is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing surgery on her left leg following a crash at the road cycling world... Read more ...