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Virginia Democrat who was accused of having sex with teen secretary wins in state primary

A Virginia Democrat, who was accused in 2014 of having sex with his teenage secretary he later married, won the Democratic primary on Tuesday for the state’s 16th Senate District....

Virginia Democrat who was accused of having sex with teen secretary wins in state primary

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Heather French Henry Wins Democratic Nod For Secretary Of State Race (AP/LEX 18) — Heather French Henry  has won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State. An activist, veterans advocate and former Miss America, French Henry emerged victorious Tuesday in a field of Democratic candidates vying to ...
2019-05-22 02:45

Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State. The post Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-22 01:15

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
2019-05-21 15:45

Dominic Raab appointed UK foreign secretary, first secretary of state: statement British Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Dominic Raab as foreign minister and first secretary of state on Wednesday, a return to office for the former Brexit minister who quit Theresa May's government over her deal to leave the European Union....
2019-07-24 22:15

Lots of surprises but no clear message from Virginia primary RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s off-year elections later this year — when 140 legislative seats and partisan control of the Legislature is up for grabs — may signal what the rest of the country’s mood will be in 2020. But a series of surp...
2019-06-12 11:30

The Latest: Kentucky AG Beshear wins Democratic gov. primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis — Republica...
2019-05-22 02:45

The Latest: Challenger wins in Fairfax prosecutor primary RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Challenger Steve Descano has scored an upset victory over incumbent Ray Morrogh in the Democratic primary for commonwealth’s attorney in the stat...
2019-06-12 04:15

Kentucky Gov. Bevin clears first hurdle, wins GOP primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three Republican challengers Tuesday to advance to a tougher fall campaign where his Democratic challenger will try to bludgeon him for his high-...
2019-05-22 02:45

Trump 2020 press secretary: 'Time after time we see these anti-American remarks' from Democrat 'squad' Trump's 2020 campaign national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany continued to target anti-American remarks made by a group of "progressive" freshman congresswomen Monday and defended the president's remarks on Fox News Radio's  "Todd Starnes Show."...
2019-07-16 02:00

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-servi...
2019-05-30 00:45

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the ...
2019-06-01 22:30

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January. The post Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January appear...
2019-06-13 07:00

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
2019-07-10 04:45

Merrimack wins D-I inaugural, 45-14 over Virginia Lynchburg Jamari Venter and Matt Brehon each had a pair of touchdown runs and Merrimack won its inaugural game as a Division I program with a 45-14 victory over Virginia Lynchburg       ...
2019-09-01 04:00

California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans head to their caucuses....
2019-06-02 17:45

One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
2019-05-23 00:01

Virginia teen achieves dream of graduating with classmates after spending 5 months in a coma A Virginia teen who spent five months in a coma following a 2017 car crash walked across the stage with her classmates last week to receive her high school diploma....
2019-06-21 19:15

Donald Trump accused of anti-Semitism after branding Jewish Democrat voters 'disloyal' Donald Trump has been accused of anti-Semitism after claiming that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."...
2019-08-21 10:45

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The ...
2019-06-16 06:00

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein while serving as U.S. attorney in Miami....
2019-07-09 21:15

Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to 'silence' truckers who warned about risks of a no-deal Brexit Getty Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to "silence" UK truckers who raised concerns about a no-deal Brexit. The Road Haulage Association, a trade body for freight firms, said Grayling threatened to freeze the group out of meeting...
2019-07-08 13:15

Kentucky man is accused of stealing car with teen inside LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police were in pursuit of a stolen car with a 14-year-old girl inside when the driver crossed a median and crashed into a guardrail. News outlets report 33-year-old Thomas Oxendine had been arguing with the teen’s...
2019-06-28 15:15

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custod...
2019-06-15 02:30

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison....
2019-06-19 04:00

Shooter carries out deadly attack in US state of Virginia Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in the city of Virginia Beach. Virginia state police said the gunman was also killed....
2019-06-01 10:15

US Secretary of State says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' The United States kept the pressure on Chinese telecommunications giant and phone maker Huawei today as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the company takes direct orders from the Chinese Government.“Huawei is an instrument of the Chinese go...
2019-05-29 17:15

Trump "Less Prepared" Than Putin For Key Meet, Says Ex-State Secretary US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former......
2019-05-23 13:30

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
2019-06-18 20:45

US teen accused of murdering Italian cop lashes out at media One of two American teenagers accused of murdering an Italian police officer claims the "facts" of his case have been "unfairly misrepresented" by the media, according to a statement from his family's attorney....
2019-09-08 18:00

Possible motive revealed for teen accused of gunning down family The Alabama teenager accused of gunning down his family of five had recently found out that his mother wasn’t biologically related to him, his cousin said. Learning the family secret may have been what caused the 14-year-old to shoot his mother...
2019-09-06 01:45

NC State rolling, West Virginia reeling entering matchup Quarterback Matthew McKay has helped North Carolina State win its first two games since replacing the departed Ryan Finley and now gets his first road test as a starter at West Virginia.       ...
2019-09-13 22:00

North Korea blasts 'thoughtless remarks' from US Secretary of State A senior North Korean diplomat has berated US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for comments saying that Pyongyang had gone "rogue." The statement carried on state media is not the North's first jab at Pompeo....
2019-08-31 17:30

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba for Venezuelan regime On a visit to Latin America, the US top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico, the focus was on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
2019-07-22 01:45

U.S. secretary of state criticizes China's dams on Mekong River U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's dam-building on the Mekong River, saying its construction had left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decade in Southeast Asian countries downstream....
2019-08-01 13:15

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri a...
2019-06-07 00:45

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describing the No. 2 diplomat at the State Department as "very respected."...
2019-08-20 23:00

Missouri secretary of state blocks referendum on 'heartbeat' abortion law A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri a...
2019-06-06 22:00

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba, targets Mexico On a visit to Latin America, the US' top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico the focus is on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
2019-07-21 16:30

Substitute school nurse accused of making advances on teen boy A substitute nurse serving two Ohio school districts was jailed for inappropriately touching an underage student and making sexual advances toward him, prosecutors said this week. Delena Clever, 48, of Maineville, Ohio, who subbed for the Little Miam...
2019-06-19 23:15

Teen accused of fatally stabbing classmate was the aggressor: witness A gay teen who stabbed to death a classmate in what he called self-defense tried to start a fight with his alleged bully in the moments before he plunged a switchblade into the other boy’s chest, an emotional classmate testified Monday. Abel Ce...
2019-07-02 07:30

Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse Authorities say a teenager accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a California dumpster in scorching heat was cited for child abuse and will be released to her parents after she leaves the hospital....
2019-06-13 03:15

New Jersey school librarian accused of seducing teen student This is not your average Harlequin romance. A New Jersey middle-school librarian is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student — and will head to trial for the alleged misconduct during class hours. Kimberly Pinkham, 38, appea...
2019-08-09 08:00

Massachusetts cop accused of raping homeless teen while on duty: reports A Massachusetts police officer was indicted Wednesday on charges that he raped a homeless 16-year-old while working for a city outreach program in 2016, according to reports.     ...
2019-06-28 08:15

Retrial suspended for teen rape victim accused of abortion A controversial court case involving a teenage rape victim and the death of her baby was reopened in El Salvador on Monday—only to be quickly suspended again....
2019-07-17 03:45

This is the judge who went easy on accused teen rapist ‘from a good family’ A New Jersey judge who is under fire for going easy on an accused teen rapist — who he noted was “from a good family” — refused to talk about the case or defend his decision Wednesday. “I cannot talk about this. I know very mu...
2019-07-04 01:30

Tucson teen wins $500 during annual golf tournament TUCSON – Dozens of aspiring young golfers hit the course this week to compete in the Tucson City Junior Championship Golf Tournament. One of the golfers, David Guerrero, was also awarded the Michael J. Harris Core Values Award. The Cienega High...
2019-05-31 09:15

West Virginia state Sen. Mike Maroney charged with soliciting a prostitute CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia state Sen. Mike Maroney has been charged with soliciting a prostitute. The Republican lawmaker turned himself in and was arraigned Wednesday morning, a Marshall County court clerk said. He has pleaded not guilty and ...
2019-08-29 13:45

West Virginia court to rule if Gov. Jim Justice must live in state capital A lawsuit seeking to order West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice to reside in the state capital, Charleston, continued its course in court Wednesday, but the case hit the snooze button as the judge requested more documents from both parties. ...
2019-08-22 02:45

Watch CNBC's full interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Secretary Mike Pompeo joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the most pressing issues in geopolitical politics, specifically the trade war in China, the security threat posed by Huawei, the administration's position on the Middle East and Iran, the prote...
2019-08-20 17:00

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have ...
2019-06-14 04:45

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter investigation debacle In the shadow of a mistake-filled effort to purge the state's voter rolls of noncitizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley delivered his resignation to the governor Monday afternoon just before the end of the legislative session....
2019-05-29 06:30

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
2019-05-29 03:45

Former Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach files to run for a Senate seat The Republican known for hard-line views against illegal immigration formally led President Trump’s short-lived election integrity commission, which was mired in controversy....
2019-07-09 03:00

US Hopes For Talks With North Korea "In Days, Weeks": US State Secretary The United States hopes to get back to denuclearization talks with North Korea in the coming days or weeks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-09-09 07:00

Secretary of State Pompeo Wants to ‘Unite’ the World Over Alleged Iran Attacks (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, especially for Asian countries vitally dependent on ...
2019-06-17 01:00

Teen accused of rape deserves leniency because of his 'good family', judge says Boy, 16, allegedly raped girl while recording incident on phoneNew Jersey judge praised suspect’s ‘very high’ academic scoresA judge suggested that a teenage boy accused of raping a drunk girl at a party should be treated leniently because he came fr...
2019-07-03 19:45

Teen accused of rape was from a ‘good family,’ said U.S. judge in overturned ruling In the now-reversed decision, a judge argued that the teen accused of rape should not be tried as an adult because he came from a good family and scored high in school....
2019-07-03 20:01

Subway creep accused of rubbing on teen girl held on $3,500 bail A suspected creep who allegedly rubbed himself on a 15-year-old girl’s face and arm while she slept on a subway train was held on $3,500 bail at his arraignment in Queens criminal court on Thursday. Kenneth Kou, 28, was slapped with sexual abuse, for...
2019-05-31 08:30

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary. The post Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new actin...
2019-06-18 21:00

David Whitley, Texas Secretary of State, Resigns After Questioning Voters’ Citizenship In January, Mr. Whitley urged county officials to review 95,000 registered voters who might not be citizens. The effort foundered almost immediately....
2019-05-29 08:30

Texas Secretary of State Calls It Quits After Trying and Failing to Purge Thousands of Voters Months after the Texas secretary of state’s office incorrectly flagged a “substantial number” of citizens in its attempt to question the citizenship status of 95,000 registered voters, acting Secretary of State David Whitley is out, reaffirming the d...
2019-05-28 16:45

The U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Says Islamic State Remains Resilient in Afghanistan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the Islamic State extremist group remains resilient in Afghanistan despite “a high pace” of operations against it by government and international forces — and is ur...
2019-09-10 18:30

Pompeo could 'pull a Kissinger' and replace Bolton while remaining secretary of state: Sources As President Trump begins considering replacements for former national security adviser John Bolton, sources close to the administration say it's possible Trump will make an unusual pick and ask Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to fill the role....
2019-09-11 20:30

North Korea says U.S. secretary of state’s ‘irritating’ talk makes discussions tougher North Korea's vice foreign minister: "The U.S. had better not put our patience to the test any longer with such remarks irritating us if it doesn't want to have bitter regrets afterwards,"...
2019-08-31 09:15

North Korea takes swipe at Trump’s secretary of state, but says it’s ready to talk Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February....
2019-08-23 07:45

Ex-Congressman Gary Ackerman accused of sexually abusing teen at Boy Scout camp A former 15-term New York City congressman is a “sexual predator” who allegedly violated a teen at an upstate Boy Scout camp, according to a shocking lawsuit filed last week naming the life-long Democrat. More than a decade before Gary Ackerman, 76, ...
2019-08-25 02:30

Transgender teen accused in deadly Colorado school shooting wanted revenge A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court documents released on Thursday showed....
2019-06-21 14:30

Blindfolding US teen accused of killing officer 'unacceptable,' says prosecutor -- but interrogation is still valid Blindfolding one of the two American teenagers accused of murdering Mario Cerciello Rega, an Italian police officer, was "grave and unacceptable," Rome's chief prosecutor said Tuesday, but insisted that the suspect's interrogation was still valid....
2019-08-01 07:45

US teen accused of killing Italian police officer was charged over an assault in California California teen accused of murdering an Italian police officer in Rome had been previously charged in an assault in the United States, according to a source with knowledge of the events following the incident....
2019-08-01 07:45

Kindergarten teacher at Baptist school accused of sexually assaulting teen student BURBANK, Ill. — Cook County prosecutors say a suburban Chicago kindergarten teacher supplied alcohol to a 15-year-old student and had sex with him while he was underage. Jordan Baptist School teacher Shannon Griffin also allegedly sent nude images to...
2019-07-04 09:01

Mom of teen accused of killing Nashville officer in crash releases apology letter The mother of a teenage girl charged in a car crash that killed a Tennessee police officer on the Fourth of July has released a letter to the officer’s family and the family of her daughter’s passenger, who was seriously injured in the crash....
2019-07-10 02:45

Secretary of State Pompeo: Taliban ‘Overreached’ in Kabul Bombing That Killed an American Soldier WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that Taliban “overreached” with their car bomb attack in a diplomatic area near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, killing an American soldier — and that led President Donald Tr...
2019-09-08 19:00

Democrats, citing GOP-imposed voting restrictions, aim to flip secretary of state offices in five states Buoyed by victories in three states last year, Democrats are looking to expand their representation in the offices that oversee elections in most states....
2019-08-22 17:30

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told House panel he had to condense issues for inattentive Trump Rex Tillerson said he had to condense complex foreign policy issues for President Donald Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner often interfered.        ...
2019-06-28 11:00

Exclusive: Secretary of State Pompeo Declines to Sign Risky Afghan Peace Deal The U.S. is closing in on a deal with the Taliban that is designed to wind down America’s 18-year war in Afghanistan, but the best indication of how risky the pact may be is this: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is declining to sign it, accordin...
2019-09-05 13:45

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
2019-06-19 21:45

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at le...
2019-06-20 04:45

Brick Tied To Differently-Abled Teen's Private Part, Accused Share Video The relatives of a 16-year-old mentally challenged boy allegedly punished him by hanging a brick from his private part in the Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday (May 26)....
2019-05-29 09:30

US teen accused of killing Italian cop once gave classmate brain injury in brutal beating The privileged San Francisco teenager accused of fatally stabbing a police officer in Rome once pummeled a classmate at a party, causing a severe brain injury, according to a recent report. Finnegan Lee Elder — who allegedly knifed undercover c...
2019-08-01 14:15

NJ judge slammed for pointing out accused teen's ‘good family' in rape case: report A New Jersey family court judge was reprimanded by an appeals court panel last month for refusing to try a 16-year-old boy accused of raping an intoxicated girl and sharing video of the alleged assault with friends as an adult because he was “from a ...
2019-07-03 09:30

Labor Secretary Acosta defends role in Epstein plea deal, faults state prosecutors Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pushed back Wednesday against calls for him to step down over his past involvement in a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged in federal court this week with sex trafficking -- saying his office fou...
2019-07-10 23:01

China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs BEIJING (AP) — China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs. The post China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly in...
2019-06-04 06:30

Ex-NYPD cops accused of raping teen in police van dodge prison time with plea deal The two former NYPD officers who dodged rape raps involving a young Brooklyn woman that could have put them behind bars for 25 years took a plea deal Thursday that will let them stay out of jail altogether, The Post has learned. Ex-cops Eddie Martins...
2019-08-29 22:30

Father of US teen accused of killing Italian police officer hopes video will show 'what actually happened' The father of one of the two American teenagers accused over the murder of an Italian police officer is returning to the US, but his fight is not over....
2019-08-03 14:30

National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson Continues Virginia State University’s Tradition of Lifting Up the Next Generation Rodney Robinson’s journey to becoming the 2019 National Teacher of the Year was like a road littered with obstacles. One of the major challenges was needing to work a full-time job while earning his undergraduate degree at Virginia State University i...
2019-05-29 22:45

Parents accused of kidnapping, assaulting teen found in daughter's bedroom, in alleged hate crime: report A northern California mother, father and step-father of a 15-year-old girl reportedly are behind bars after police accused them of assaulting and kidnapping a teenage boy they found in their daughter's bedroom in an apparent hate crime....
2019-08-26 07:30

Analyst says Australian teen was Islamic State propagandist A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee camp has been an Islamic State group propagandist who could potentially face terrorism charges at home...
2019-06-19 15:30

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, wh...
2019-07-19 08:45

Tates Creek Wins State Championship Lexington (LEX 18) — For the first time since 1986, the Tates Creek baseball team are State Champions. The Commodores defeated McCracken Co. 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, T...
2019-06-09 22:30

Manchester City accused of being ‘disrespectful’ by Chinese state media • Xinhua news agency says tour was ‘commercial obligation’• City played matches in Shanghai and NanjingManchester City have been accused of being “disrespectful” and “arrogant” by China’s state-run press agency after their appearance at the Asia Trop...
2019-07-22 17:15

Tates Creek Wins State Baseball Championship Lexington (LEX 18) — For the first time since 1986, the Tates Creek baseball team are State Champions. The Commodores defeated McCracken Co. 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, T...
2019-06-10 13:15

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon State Park ranger Paul Terry tells WCTI-TV that the teen was attacked by a shark while swimming arou...
2019-06-03 08:30

Man accused of killing Illinois state trooper arraigned; second suspect charged The man accused of killing an Illinois State Police officer in a shootout last week was arraigned Monday on first-degree murder charges while a second suspect was charged in connection to the trooper's death....
2019-08-27 09:45

Mexican ruling party wins two state governorships in elections Mexico's ruling party won both state governors offices up for grabs in Sunday's elections, preliminary results showed, delivering a boost to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador after a challenging start to his administration....
2019-06-03 20:30

'Everything has changed': Alabama town tries to cope after teen accused of slaying family Elkmont is home to 500 people who say they've lived in the town all their lives — and that tragedies like this just don't happen there.        ...
2019-09-05 23:45

Teen accused of raping girl 'deserves leniency because he was from a good family', judge said A teen accused of raping a drunk girl and sharing a video of the assault with friends should be treated leniently because he comes from a "good family" and attended "an excellent school", a judge said....
2019-07-03 19:45

Teen swipes BMW full of kittens, leads cops on multi-state chase: police A teen from Tennessee reportedly stole a BMW full of kittens on Monday and drove more than 500 miles before crashing the vehicle. James Pitts, 19, swiped the car at a rest stop in Lee’s Summit, Missouri and evaded police in two states before he...
2019-08-08 09:45

Elite German state police accused of funneling ammunition to 'Prepper' scene One active and three former state-level police commando members have been arrested in northeastern Germany and 14 premises searched. Three are accused of diverting ammunition to the doomsday 'Prepper' scene for years....
2019-06-12 22:30

Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith says she was 'invited to every state banquet' amid row over Sajid Javid snub Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has revealed she was "invited to every state banquet" while in the post, amid questions over Sajid Javid's apparent exclusion from a dinner for Donald Trump....
2019-06-13 15:15

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 'smears' China on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests China stepped up security Tuesday around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, as its embassy in Washington criticized a senior U.S. official.        ...
2019-06-04 09:45

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the defense sector, including the mega-merger between United Technologies and Raytheon....
2019-06-11 17:15

After Madhya Pradesh State Polls Loss, BJP Wins 28 Of 29 Lok Sabha Seats The Bharatiya Janata Party won the last two Lok Sabha seats where counting went on well past Thursday midnight, taking its overall tally to 28 in Madhya Pradesh....
2019-05-24 08:30

De Blasio wins stuffed pig, scarfs down corn dog at Iowa State Fair President Bill de Blasio? When pigs fly! Hizzoner’s visited the Iowa State Fair as part of his quixotic bid for the White House Sunday, where he scarfed down high-fat foods and played carnival games — scoring himself a stuffed swine in Skee-Ball. “Th...
2019-08-12 07:30

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman wins Golden Spikes Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman has won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation’s outstanding college baseball player. The No. 1 overall draft pick by the Baltimore Orioles was the Pac-12 player of the year after batting ....
2019-06-14 05:30

Former Arizona state Senate staffer wins $1 million discrimination lawsuit The lawsuit referenced then-Senate minority leader and current Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, one of Arizona's highest ranking Democrats.        ...
2019-07-21 23:15

'Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history': Former Florida state's attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame for financier Jeffrey Epstein's lenient sentence on the State Attorney's office, saying Acosta's "re...
2019-07-12 12:45

A man is accused of sending a Twitter threat to lynch a Muslim state senate candidate. He's now been charged Last year, a Twitter user threatened Muslim lawyer and now Virginia Senate candidate Qasim Rashid with the words "view your destiny" attached to a picture of a lynching....
2019-07-03 14:15

Clay County Falls in Extras, Male Wins State Softball Title LEXINGTON, Ky- With their offense nonexistent today, Male won the small ball battle in route to taking down Clay County 2-1 in 8 innings. Male would go on to beat Warren East 6-1 in the State Championship game. Male tied up Clay County in the fourth ...
2019-06-16 06:00

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a city municipal building, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the Virginia Assembly to address gun control....
2019-06-04 22:15

With camp on the horizon, last season’s memories linger for Virginia, Virginia Tech Cavaliers seek to build on an 8-5 record that included a Belk Bowl triumph; Hokies are out for redemption following their first losing season since 1992....
2019-07-19 02:00

Less than 6 weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia Republicans slammed the door on a wide range of gun-control measures Tuesday, adjourning a one-day special legislative session.        ...
2019-07-09 22:15

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
2019-06-04 23:30

Mackenzie Lueck murder suspect previously accused of rape, banned from Utah State campus The man charged with murdering University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was previously accused of raping a coworker, who reportedly didn't press charges but wanted the incident recorded "in case he did the same thing to someone else."...
2019-07-03 20:30

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his inte...
2019-06-07 00:30

Penn State's James Franklin accused of pressuring ex-team doctor to clear injured players, suit says Penn State Nittany Lions football coach James Franklin has been accused in a lawsuit of pressuring a former team doctor to clear injured players to return to the field....
2019-08-27 16:15

Ayub Hassan death: Teen murder accused who 'fled on Boris bike' claims he was pressured to sell hard drugs by victim A 16-year-old accused of murdering a teen behind a west London Waitrose claims he was pressured to deal class A drugs by the victim, a court has heard....
2019-08-30 01:00

Ohio State struggles after fast start as Justin Fields wins debut against Florida Atlantic Ohio State and Justin Fields started fast, but an inconsistent effort after a strong first quarter slowed the Buckeyes in a defeat of Florida Atlantic       ...
2019-09-01 03:30

Carnegie Mellon and Oregon State team wins first leg of DARPA Subterranean Challenge robot competition A team hailing from Carnegie Mellon University and Oregon State University nabbed the first of four prizes in DARPA's Subterranean Challenge.Read More...
2019-08-22 21:30

'The nation is watching': Virginia governor orders special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
2019-06-04 20:45

Barty stops US teen's French run; faces Czech teen in final Ash Barty came back from a set and a break down to end 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova's French Open run with a topsy-turvy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 victory that put her in her first Grand Slam final        ...
2019-06-07 14:45

Warriors 119, Blazers 117, OT | Golden State wins the series, 4-0.: Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals With a comeback overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Golden State moved on to seek a third consecutive title and its fourth in five years....
2019-05-22 00:30

Virginia 63, Auburn 62 | Final Four: N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
2019-05-21 15:45

W.Va. student accused of sex assault is accused in 2 others HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — New sexual assault charges have been filed against a student who has been able to remain at Marshall University despite being convicted in a 2016 attack against another woman on campus. News outlets report 22-year-old Joseph ...
2019-06-11 14:30

Primary Them All “We’re talking about human lives, and let’s just subject people to the laws, but we also have to recognize that everybody in America has rights,” a visibly emotional Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday afternoon. Later that day, however, right-wingers in t...
2019-06-28 17:45

The Split-Screen Primary In the On Politics newsletter: Presidential candidates are perfecting the art of talking to the media about impeachment, and of talking to voters about issues....
2019-05-31 01:00

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer and his ineffectual bids to derail both Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The story painted a picture of a cong...
2019-05-23 09:45

LEX 18 Calls Dem Gubernatorial Primary For Beshear (LEX 18) — Andy Beshear won a hard-fought primary election Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for governor and face off against Gov. Matt Bevin in November. Beshear, the current Kentucky attorney general, fought off tough challenges from ...
2019-05-22 02:45

2020 Democrat: ‘We are well on our way to losing this election’ Presidential hopeful Steve Bullock said that infighting among the more than 20 Democratic contenders threatens to hand the 2020 election to President Trump....
2019-08-08 22:30

Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to run for U.S. president Joe Sestak, a former member of the U.S. House from Pennsylvania and U.S. Navy admiral, has become the 25th Democratic to announce he is running for president ....
2019-06-24 00:30

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
2019-07-17 22:15

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge the president for the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination....
2019-08-25 20:30

The Third Democratic Primary Debate Is Going to Be Three Hours??? ABC News released the specifications of the third Democratic National Debate on Thursday, and it feels like a personal attack on me, a person who watches these debates....
2019-08-30 04:15

Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone in the Gulf region....
2019-06-20 19:15

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s primary election. They were state...
2019-05-22 02:45

Rep. Walker won’t challenge Sen. Tillis in NC GOP primary RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Walker announced Thursday that he won’t challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s Republican primary next year, a move that shows President Donald Trump’s influence on state politics and the high ...
2019-06-13 18:15

10 Democrats qualify for next primary debate in Houston There will be just one night of debate in Houston next month among the Democratic field running for president, as just 10 candidates have qualified for the next primary event....
2019-08-29 14:15

Every 2020 Democrat's Plan to Fix the Housing Crisis Over the weekend, Bernie Sanders teased a $2.5 trillion housing plan, which, among other things, promises to establish a national rent control standard and make significant investments in affordable housing. Like Sanders, several other Democratic can...
2019-09-16 21:00

Tom Steyer Brings $100 Million to the Democratic Primary. That May Not Be Enough A billionaire activist and philanthropist, Tom Steyer brings several assets with him to the 2020 presidential race: Longtime Democratic connections, at least some support from his efforts to impeach President Donald Trump and a willingness to spend $...
2019-07-10 14:30

Trump says Squad is 'destroying the Democrat Party' President Trump called out the four freshman congresswomen known as the "Squad," claiming that not only are they bad for America as a whole, they are damaging their own party....
2019-07-21 20:15

10 Democrats set for 3rd presidential primary debate in Houston Ten Democratic presidential candidates are set to participate in the third round of primary debates in Houston Thursday night, about half the field who appeared in the first two this summer....
2019-09-12 16:30

Key Democrat says USMCA negotiation process 'not over yet,' could go into 2020 Connecticut Democrat Rosa DeLauro said Wednesday that the negotiations for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade are "not over yet" and numerous key issues have yet to be resolved....
2019-09-05 00:15

Only one in 20 fathers take primary parental leave in Australia Mothers take 95% of the primary carers leave and the birth of a child has little impact on fathers’ employment, report saysMothers take 95% of the primary carers leave in Australia, and a lack of legislated shared parental leave, traditional gender r...
2019-05-27 23:30

Argentina's President Suffers Setback in Primary Argentina’s pro-business President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing setback in a primary election that is expected to indicate whether he will be re-elected in October to accelerate market overhauls or will see his plans unraveled by his leftist ri...
2019-08-12 07:30

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional decision on funding before any military operation was ...
2019-06-21 01:30

Andrew Yang Becomes 9th Democrat to Qualify for the Next Debate Mr. Yang, an entrepreneur, earned 2 percent support in a new poll, adding him to the group of Democratic presidential candidates who will go to Houston in September....
2019-08-08 21:30

Encarnación to join Yankees on Monday, become primary DH CHICAGO (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone plans to use AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación as his team’s primary designated hitter after the 36-year-old slugger joins the team in New York on Monday. Speaking to reporters before Sunday’s...
2019-06-16 20:45

Sanford says he is launching primary challenge against Trump Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford will launch a longshot primary challenge for the 2020 Republican nomination, he announced Sunday, giving President Donald Trump another Republican challenger as he runs for reelection....
2019-09-09 10:00

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
2019-07-18 09:15

Democrat Pete Buttigieg says he raised $24M in 2nd quarter SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he raised nearly $25 million in the second quarter, roughly quadrupling what he received in the first three months of this year. The campaign for the 37...
2019-07-01 12:30

Trump says he won't debate primary opponents President Donald Trump says he has no plans to debate any of his three Republican primary challengers during the 2020 campaign for the White House, insisting, "they have no credibility." (Sept. 9)        ...
2019-09-10 10:00

Ex-U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh to challenge Donald Trump in primary Joe Walsh, a former U.S. representative from Illinois, announced Sunday he is the second challenger to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination next year....
2019-08-25 22:30

"China Hoping For A Democrat To Win To Rip Off America": Trump US President Donald Trump on Saturday took a swipe at China saying it wants to "badly" chalk out an agreement with his country in order to end the escalating trade friction between the two countries....
2019-08-11 07:00

Governor Attends Town Hall On Day Of Primary (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin didn’t make any campaign stops Tuesday, instead going to a town hall in Woodford County. During the town hall, he encouraged voters to vote. He told them regardless of who they wanted to vote for, the most impor...
2019-05-22 01:15

How Abortion Became a Top Issue in the 2020 Democratic Primary Among the hundreds who gathered in front of the Supreme Court to protest for abortion rights on Tuesday were roughly a half-dozen candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. As activists held up signs reading #StopTheBans to protest recent...
2019-05-24 03:30

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
2019-07-11 09:45

DNC warns Cuomo that moving primary day would come with consequences The Democratic National Committee warned New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Friday that moving up the state’s primary election day would come with consequences. Cuomo’s desire to change the Democratic primary from April 28 to February came up at a DNC ...
2019-09-07 06:15

Decision 2019: Primary Election Results Decision 2019 Regina Romero leads Democratic bid for Tucson mayor August 27, 2019 8:26 pm ...
2019-08-28 05:45

Primary Election ballots being mailed Friday TUCSON – The Tucson City Clerk’s Office is mailing ballots to voters Friday for the vote-by-mail City of Tucson Primary Election. Election Day is on Aug.27. Voters must return their voted ballots by mail Aug. 21 For the City of Tucson, the mayo...
2019-08-02 22:45

Kentucky Has a Primary Election Today. Here’s What to Watch. Gov. Matt Bevin, the Republican incumbent, is the most unpopular governor in the country. Democrats hope that will give them an opening in a red state....
2019-05-21 21:45

| Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference....
2019-05-31 03:30

Joe Sestak becomes the 25th Democrat running for president Then there were 25. Joe Sestak, a former congressman from Pennsylvania and Navy admiral, became the latest Democrat to join the crowd of 2020 presidential hopefuls. The 67-year-old in a statement posted on his website Saturday said he is running to b...
2019-06-24 08:15

Mark Sanford says he’s considering primary challenge against Trump In an interview on CNN, the former congressman and South Carolina governor said he’s exploring a bid because of the lack of debate over federal spending....
2019-07-16 22:30

Top Democrat calls on FDA head to ban e-cigarettes or resign Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin called on Ned Sharpless, the acting head of the Food and Drug Administration, to resign if he does not ban e-cigarettes in 10 days, following reports of a third death related to the devices....
2019-09-07 08:45

Joe Biden Is on Top of the Democratic Primary Field. How Does He Stay There? Before Joe Biden announced his presidential campaign, the former vice president privately worried about the fundamentals. Could he raise the money needed to mount a credible campaign? Could he assemble a diverse and experienced staff? Would he be a g...
2019-06-06 05:45

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.        ...
2019-08-12 02:00

Tesla's use of individual driver data for insurance 'state-by-state proposition' Tesla Inc's use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers' authorization and individual U.S. state laws, a senior company executive said on Wednesday....
2019-09-05 12:15

Pac-12: Arizona State should have been penalized on game-ending Michigan State FG miss Arizona State should have been penalized for leaping on Michigan State's game-ending field goal miss, the Pac-12 Conference says.       ...
2019-09-16 12:00

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
2019-06-03 19:30

Willie Taggart unsure if Florida State players were properly hydrated vs. Boise State Willie Taggart expressed doubt over Florida State's hydration leading up to the Seminoles' season-opening loss to Boise State.       ...
2019-09-03 09:30

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
2019-06-28 01:45

Florida State stumbles in opener as Boise State pulls off stunning second-half rally Florida State started fast against Boise State and held a 31-13 lead. But the Broncos scored the final 23 points to shock the Seminoles       ...
2019-09-01 03:30

UPDATE 2-State Street pays $94.3 mln to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
2019-06-27 21:45

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
2019-05-24 05:45

Oklahoma State game at Oregon State delayed after Cowboys coaches get stuck in elevator There was a brief delay in Oklahoma State-Oregon State in the third as Cowboys coaches apparently got stuck in an elevator coming back from halftime.       ...
2019-08-31 12:45

Pac-12 Admits Officials Missed Critical Penalty On Last Play In Arizona State's Upset Of Michigan State Things got weird at the end of Arizona State’s ugly 10-7 victory over No. 18 Michigan State in East Lansing last Saturday. The Spartans were in ASU territory and with 11 seconds left in the fourth quarter, MSU kicker Matt Coghlin appeared to connect ...
2019-09-16 21:30

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-17 14:15

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday, the Democrat governor of Oregon ordered state tr...
2019-06-22 20:15

Hurricane Dorian concerns force move of Florida State-Boise State game to Tallahassee The football game between Florida State and Boise State scheduled for Jacksonville will be moved to Tallahassee due to concerns about Hurricane Dorian       ...
2019-08-30 00:00

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio: Late-game chaos threw me off a bit vs. Arizona State Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he might have let certain penalties or missed calls bother him late in Saturday’s 10-7 loss to Arizona State.       ...
2019-09-16 19:30

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have thr...
2019-05-30 00:45

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional. The No. 2 seeded Sycamores (43-17...
2019-06-03 01:45

Too-many-men penalty costs No. 19 Michigan State in loss to Arizona State Michigan State had too many men on the field for its game-tying field goal in the final seconds vs. Arizona State. It missed the re-kick to lose 10-7.       ...
2019-09-15 12:30

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health services provider Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 22:45

Edward Snowden: Germany a 'primary example' of NSA surveillance cooperation In his new book, Edward Snowden describes how US intelligence agencies collect vast amounts of data around the world. Foreign governments often help facilitate the collection, and Germany is no exception....
2019-09-17 13:30

In Texas, a Lone House Democrat Has an ‘A’ Rating From the N.R.A. Can He Survive? Representative Henry Cuellar is one of only three House Democrats with “A” ratings from the gun lobby. Now he faces a primary challenge from the left....
2019-09-10 06:00

Biden remains the Democrat to beat despite Iowa fumble Biden's rivals remain confident that his fumbles, like the one in Iowa this week, eventually will catch up to him, undermining his electability argument....
2019-08-10 22:30

California Democrat says Facebook's currency may do more to endanger America than 9/11 Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency plans....
2019-07-17 18:45

Joseph Kennedy III eyeing primary challenge Dem Senator Joseph Kennedy III, a Democratic congressman from Massachusetts, is eyeing a primary challenge to Sen. Edward Markey, a report said Friday. Kennedy, the 38-year-old grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, told a Democratic official this week that he is consid...
2019-08-17 19:45

CORRECTED-Aramco CEO: Domestic IPO is primary one, also prepared for int'l listing Saudi Aramco's chief executive, Amin Nasser, said on Tuesday a domestic IPO of the state oil giant would be the primary listing but that it was also ready for an international offering....
2019-09-10 10:30

Biden in his element in Iowa – is he still the Democrat most likely to beat Trump? The former vice-president’s folksy charm went down well at the state fair – but critics say the party needs a bolder 2020 candidateJoe Biden hardly seemed to be sweating.He was standing on a small wooden stage at the Iowa state fair, a large crowd ar...
2019-08-10 15:30

Bellinger, Yelich top vote-getters in All-Star 'Primary' Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers narrowly topped Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich for the most All-Star votes in the first round of balloting....
2019-06-22 04:15

Many primary care doctors underscreen, misdiagnose diabetes New research shows about 25 percent of physicians misdiagnose people with diabetes with prediabetes, in addition to missing risk factors and signs of the condition....
2019-09-10 21:30

Anti-Abortion Democrat Has Big Fancy Fundraiser Cancelled A fundraiser for the anti-abortion Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski has been cancelled by Rep. Cheri Bustos, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), according to the New York Times. It’s likely that the fundraiser was cancelled...
2019-05-23 09:45

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
2019-06-19 23:45

Democrat de Blasio apologizes for Che Guevara phrase in Miami Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio apologized on Thursday for unwittingly quoting Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a Marxist revolutionary reviled by many Cuban-Americans for helping Fidel Castro come to power in Cuba....
2019-06-28 04:30

Senior U.S. Democrat focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some fellow Democrats for impeaching Trump's Supreme Cour...
2019-09-17 05:00

Former SC Rep. Mark Sanford mulling primary challenge against Trump Former South Carolina congressman Mark Sanford is considering launching a bid for president just months after leaving office following President Trump’s urging Republican voters in the Palmetto State to reject his renomination....
2019-07-16 18:45

Democrats Grapple With a Sprawling Primary Field, and No One to Shape It The field of 24 candidates is too unwieldy, some Democrats say. But with big names like the Clintons and Obamas remaining silent, the party lacks anyone to sort it out....
2019-07-04 11:45

De Blasio fails to register in new Democratic primary poll Mayor Bill de Blasio could be forced to turn out the lights on his long-shot presidential bid, according to a new survey released Tuesday. De Blasio did not even register with voters — garnering less than 1 percent support in the latest Quinnipiac Un...
2019-08-07 00:00

Mark Sanford Will Challenge Trump in Republican Primary Mr. Sanford, the former governor and representative from South Carolina, was ousted from his seat in Congress after becoming a vocal critic of President Trump....
2019-09-08 16:30

Primary voters anxiously watch first debate night TUCSON — About two dozen Democrats gathered at a northwest side home Wednesday night to watch night one of the first Democratic Presidential Debate of this election cycle, anxiously hoping someone will emerge from this pack and turn Arizona blu...
2019-06-27 23:30

Rep. Eric Swalwell drops out of 2020 Dem presidential primary California Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday dropped out of the race for his party’s presidential nomination, becoming the first of what's expected to be many Democrats to give up their presidential aspirations as the crowded field winnows down....
2019-07-09 01:45

Farewell, Swalwell: As One 2020 Democrat Drops Out, Will Others Follow? In the On Politics newsletter: Some candidates may be starting to realize time spent lingering at the bottom of the polls could come at a cost back home....
2019-07-09 01:15

The Trailer: An exclusive poll on how the debates changed the primary In this edition: The freshest polling about the first debates, the message House Republicans have been sending all year, and the first victims of the campaign cash race....
2019-07-03 10:45

All States have ‘primary responsibility’ to protect against hate attacks The UN’s top rights official has added her voice to condemnation of the weekend mass-shootings in the cities of El Paso and Dayton, insisting on Tuesday that “not just the US, but all States” should do more to stop discrimination....
2019-08-07 03:30

Former congressman Joe Walsh announces primary challenge against Trump Walsh has described himself as an immigration hard-liner and said he would not challenge the president from the center but from the right and on moral grounds....
2019-08-25 19:00

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former congressman is one of president’s most vocal criticsOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congressman, said on Sunday he would challenge Donald Trump for the 2020 Republican presidential nominatio...
2019-08-25 17:00

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome distraction from a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contribu...
2019-06-28 21:15

Trump is 'primary cheerleader' for hate in America, says Dem senator Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Wednesday branded Donald Trump the “primary cheerleader” for hate in America, as the president faces widespread opprobrium from national Democrats for his heated immigration rhetoric after a pair of mass shootings over ...
2019-08-07 22:00

Over 190 Primary Schools In Srinagar To Re-Open Today: Official The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday said that over 190 primary schools will re-open on Monday in Srinagar, besides restoring "full functionality" of government offices across Kashmir......
2019-08-19 06:00

Rep. Seth Moulton Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Primary (WASHINGTON) — Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton plans to exit the Democratic presidential primary race on Friday, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week as the field narrows. Moulton is set to announce the end his campaign duri...
2019-08-23 16:45

The Most Cursed Senate Primary of All Time Is a Real Possibility Folks, we are getting one step closer to the most awful U.S. Senate primary I could ever dream up becoming a reality: racist, homophobic, crypto-Nazi former Attorney General Jeff Sessions versus racist, homophobic alleged pedophile Roy Moore....
2019-06-20 03:45

DNC sets date for October presidential primary debate The October Democratic presidential primary debate will take place in Ohio on October 15 with a potential second debate the following night if enough candidates qualify, according to an email sent by the Democratic National Committee to the 2020 demo...
2019-09-01 23:00

Which Democrat has the best climate crisis plan? Compare their scores Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is...
2019-09-04 22:45

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
2019-06-16 02:15

McSally gets GOP primary challenger in Arizona Senate race PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix-area businessman says he will challenge U.S. Sen. Martha McSally in next year’s Republican primary. Daniel McCarthy told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Congress needs “conservative outsiders to step in and...
2019-08-29 01:45

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
2019-06-15 22:15

New poll says Biden is the only Democrat with a comfortable lead against Trump Evan Vucci/AP, NurPhoto via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is the only Democratic contender for the 2020 Election who holds a comfortable lead over President Donald Trump, according to a new poll. Biden led Trump by 10 points, well ah...
2019-07-08 10:00

Stacey Abrams: Georgia Democrat will not run for president in 2020 Former lawmaker who ran for governor in 2018 says she will instead focus on voting rights initiativeStacey Abrams, the former Georgia lawmaker who energized Democratic voters as a candidate for governor last year, will not run for president in 2020 a...
2019-08-14 06:45

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free...
2019-05-22 07:45

Decision 2019: Tucson Primary Election is Tuesday TUCSON – After months of debates, door-to-door campaigns and campaign signs, Tucson’s primary election is finally here.Since 6 a.m. Tuesday, balloters have been welcoming voters who have been heading to polling locations to cast their bal...
2019-08-27 17:45

Poll: Biden has 2-1 lead in early primary states Former Vice President Joe Biden, who continues to maintain his wide lead in the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race, holds an even bigger 2-to-1 lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders in early primary states, according to the latest survey on the rac...
2019-05-29 16:30

The Latest: Polls close for Kentucky’s primary election LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on voting in Kentucky’s primary election Tuesday (all times local): 7 p.m. Polls in Kentucky are closed for the primary election. Polls close at 6 p.m. local time. The western half of the state is in the centra...
2019-05-22 01:15

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for people who look after them....
2019-07-15 16:45

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Spri...
2019-08-16 20:45

Jessica Cisneros on Challenging an Incumbent Democrat: ‘There’s a Lot He Has Never Had to Justify’ Ms. Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration lawyer, is running against a Texas lawmaker who has taken donations from immigrant detention centers. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress....
2019-07-04 16:45

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the process. "I have never said he should not be impea...
2019-06-02 19:15

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, in a letter obtained by The Ass...
2019-05-28 23:30

Democrat subpoenas U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to appear before panel The chairman of a top House committee on Thursday subpoenaed the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to testify before lawmakers next week after the State Department repeatedly failed to make the diplomat available.The subpoena follows a collapse in p...
2019-09-13 04:15

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of teachers' unions....
2019-07-06 00:45

Argentina Peso Strengthens for First Time Since Primary Election Argentina’s peso strengthened against the dollar, the first improvement for the currency since a left-wing presidential candidate performed better than expected in a primary election last Sunday....
2019-08-16 17:15

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in...
2019-06-02 17:45

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on their state ID. People will be able to choose from male and female – or as gender  X. The new opti...
2019-08-02 02:15

Oklahoma State opens with 52-36 victory over Oregon State Chuba Hubbard rushed for 221 yards and three touchdowns, and redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders threw for 203 yards and three more scores to lead Oklahoma State to a 52-36 victory over Oregon State.       ...
2019-08-31 12:45

Vote-by-mail deadline for Tucson primary election is Wednesday TUCSON – The Tucson primary election is around the corner. That means it’s time to mail your voted ballots – the deadline is Wednesday. Election Day is on Aug. 27. For the City of Tucson, the mayor and city council member seats in Ward 1, 2 and 4 wil...
2019-08-21 02:30

Andrew Yang staffer to run primary challenge against Rep. Jerry Nadler WASHINGTON – House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler has attracted yet another primary challenger – this one politically aligned with 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang. Jonathan Herzog, a 25-year-old former Yang staffer, announced his i...
2019-08-21 00:30

Polls Close For Primary Election In Eastern Half Of Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Polls have closed in the eastern half of Kentucky in the primary election races for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide offices. Voters in line at 6 p.m. local time are allowed to cast ballots, bu...
2019-05-22 01:15

John Hickenlooper expected to drop out of 2020 Democratic primary Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is expected to end his long-shot bid to be the Democratic presidential nominee, a source familiar with the campaign told the Associated Press. Hickenlooper is expected to make the announcement on Thursday, the n...
2019-08-15 06:15

Factbox: By the numbers - Deciphering Argentina's presidential primary and election Argentines will vote on Sunday in the country's presidential primaries, ahead of the general election in October that is seen as a choice between the bitter pill of austerity and the potential comforts of a return to populism....
2019-08-08 06:45

Illinois Democrat and ex-ICE chief spar at hearing about child migrants U.S. Rep. Jesus Chuy Garcia and former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan got into a testy exchange Friday during a House hearing where the Illinois Democrat asked him if he doesn't care about migrant children under his ...
2019-07-13 00:30

Democrat to force vote on Mexico tariffs if Trump follows through on threat House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said Thursday that he will introduce legislation to block President Trump from imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-06 20:45

Progressive candidate concedes in New York City Democratic primary The Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney finally came to end an end on Tuesday with political newcomer Tiffany Cabán, a progressive backed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, conceding victory to Melinda Katz, the establi...
2019-08-07 16:30

Democrat O'Rourke vows to end Trump's trade war with China under new plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan on Thursday that would end Republican President Donald Trump's trade war with China, but would also demand that China stop unfair practices such as currency manipulation and corporate es...
2019-08-29 21:00

Democrat Ilhan Omar says Donald Trump is a 'fascist' – video Representative Ilhan Omar has responded to Donald Trump’s criticism of her as well as the chanting of ‘send her back’, which was heard at a Trump rally in North Carolina. Speaking at Capitol Hill on Thursday, she said ‘we have said this president is ...
2019-07-18 21:45

Lurching left in toss-up Wisconsin, a Democrat weighs her choices Kim Mahoney listened from her reclining living room couch as Democratic presidential candidates debated economic, trade and environmental policies this week, needing only to look to her backyard to see how lofty political pledges can really play out....
2019-08-01 21:30

WATCH: Night 2 of 2020 Democratic primary debate begins at 6 p.m.  For the latest NBC News coverage, visit nbcnews.com....
2019-06-28 05:30

Mark Sanford will mount Republican primary challenge against Trump The former governor, who was ousted from Congress after speaking out against Trump, plans to make the debt, deficit and spending the focus of his campaign....
2019-09-08 19:30

2020 Democrat promoted anti-vaccination theories in 2012 Democratic White House hopeful and spiritual self-help guru Marianne Williamson gave credence to anti-vaccination theories in a 2012 radio show episode, telling her audience to “do your due diligence” before vaccinating their children....
2019-08-16 17:45

City of Tucson 2019 Primary Election candidate breakdown TUCSON – The city of Tucson’s 2019 primary election is Tuesday. The election will help determine the Democratic candidate to face off an Independent candidate for Tucson mayor in November’s general election, as well as council membe...
2019-08-27 17:45

Former Rep. Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to enter White House race Former Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., became the latest Democrat to challenge President Trump’s seat in the Oval Office when he declared on Sunday he's running for president....
2019-06-24 00:00

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify before Congress about ongoing peace talks with the Taliban.The threat comes as American negotiators have...
2019-09-05 23:15

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
2019-06-06 02:45

Charlie Kirk: Ocasio-Cortez 'the most powerful Democrat in office' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., may not be in House leadership, but she is still the most powerful Democratic lawmaker in office, according to Charlie Kirk....
2019-06-19 06:45

Coming Soon to a Democratic Primary: Candidates Backed By Charles Koch The political arm of Charles Koch’s ambitious network is preparing to start playing in Democratic primaries for the Senate, House and local roles, according to a memo being sent Friday. The decision is the result of a gradual shift away from ag...
2019-06-07 15:30

Here’s Who Has Qualified for the September Democratic Presidential Primary Debate — And Who Hasn’t Could it be possible, all the Democratic presidential primary candidates on the same stage, on the same night? It looks like it will be. On Wednesday, billionaire hedge-fund founder Tom Steyer failed to reach a minimum of 2% in two polls, which woul...
2019-08-29 05:45

Primary Teachers' Pay Demand "Beyond West Bengal's Capacity": Minister West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government cannot raise the pay scale of agitating primary school teachers to the level demanded by them as it will incur a huge......
2019-07-21 00:30

What the 2020 Democrats Can Learn From One of the Most Crowded Primary Fields in History With Democratic primary debates having begun on Wednesday and continuing on Thursday, featuring 20 candidates, the party is facing its largest field of candidates in modern history. But part of the reason this moment stands out is that this kind of c...
2019-06-27 19:45

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to fight racism in America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana - whose campaign has been dogged by accusations of systemic racism in his city as he struggles to gain support from African-American voters - on Thursday announced a p...
2019-07-11 19:15

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in...
2019-08-02 04:30

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results. In a s...
2019-06-02 23:15

Ban nitrite-cured meat from meals in primary schools, say parents More than two thirds of London parents back a ban on processed meats cured with nitrites — a preservative linked with bowel cancer — being served in primary schools....
2019-09-12 19:15

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on the president....
2019-07-16 22:30

Marianne Williamson Preaches a Message of Love in the Democratic Primary When Andrea Martinez asked about medical marijuana, the question quickly turned from the political to the personal. At a town hall in a dimly lit church in Washington Monday evening, the 51-year-old Navy veteran suggested to Democratic presidential c...
2019-05-21 18:45

Bill Weld 'thrilled' other Republicans are challenging Trump in primary Former Massachusetts governor – and longshot primary challenger against President Trump for the Republican nomination – said Sunday that he is “thrilled” that other Republicans are joining the primary race....
2019-08-25 21:00

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
2019-06-10 18:15

Argentinian peso plunges as centre-left win election primary Investors spooked by prospect of populist left-leaning administration in Buenos AiresArgentina’s currency plunged on Monday after the country’s centre-left opposition leader won an election primary, raising the prospect of a return to power for the f...
2019-08-12 21:45

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but h...
2019-06-17 14:15

Argentine markets fall as primary hints at Fernández return Argentine stocks and currency are plummeted after Argentine President Mauricio Macri was snubbed by voters who appeared to hand a resounding primary victory to a populist ticket with his predecessor, Cristina Fernández...
2019-08-12 23:15

Key Democrat calls for 'good faith' talks on trade deal The timeline for Congress to consider ratifying the deal depends on the administration's willingness to negotiate in good faith, said U.S. Rep. Richard Neal....
2019-07-31 23:45

Argentina’s Macri Trounced in Primary by Voters Angry Over Economy The results of Sunday’s primary elections vindicated Argentina’s leftist former leader, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who is running on a different ticket....
2019-08-12 23:15

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on inv...
2019-05-22 18:30

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for delivering their message....
2019-06-01 16:15

Elections board delays certifying Kentucky primary results FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials have delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote counts. The discrepancies won’t change any...
2019-06-04 20:15

Joe Kennedy III considers 2020 Senate primary challenge against Markey Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III is considering a 2020 Senate primary challenge against Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey -- which could pit a longtime, well-known Democratic lawmaker against a scion of one of the nation's most famous political familie...
2019-08-27 02:00

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme ...
2019-05-30 02:45

Argentines head to polls for primary in first Macri, Fernandez showdown Argentines have their first chance on Sunday to head to the ballot boxes in a high-stakes presidential race in which they must choose between staying the course of painful austerity measures or a return to interventionist economics....
2019-08-11 08:30

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
2019-06-04 06:15

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrat...
2019-07-18 02:30

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before additional evidence is developed that could win over a public that has so far been skeptical about ou...
2019-07-18 03:45

The Latest on the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates in Detroit DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates in Detroit (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Some Democratic presidential candidates aren’t eager to make age an issue in the 2020 nominating fight. Mayo...
2019-07-31 18:45

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY– The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Democrats to vote in next year’s presidential primary — three years after Bernie Sanders sla...
2019-05-23 03:45

German government wobbles after Social Democrat leader quits German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results...
2019-06-02 19:00

UPDATE 1-Aramco CEO: Domestic IPO is primary one, also prepared for international listing Saudi Aramco's chief executive, Amin Nasser, said on Tuesday a domestic IPO of the state oil giant would be the primary listing but that it was also ready for an international offering....
2019-09-10 10:30

Texas Democrat switches endorsement to Biden from Julian Castro ​WASHINGTON – Former HUD head and 2020 candidate Julian Castro lost a key Congressional endorsement Sunday to former Vice President Joe Biden. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, a Democrat from Castro’s home state of Texas, said on CNN’s “State of the Unio...
2019-09-15 17:30

Seth Moulton to drop out of 2020 Democratic primary race The Democratic presidential field grew smaller again Friday, with Rep. Seth Moulton dropping out of the race -- saying only three candidates are in serious contention for the party nomination....
2019-08-23 18:45

Mark Sanford announces Trump primary challenge: GOP 'has lost our way' Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford announced Sunday that he is running for president as a Republican, becoming the latest to challenge President Trump in the GOP primaries....
2019-09-08 23:00

Recount in New York City Democratic primary to begin Tuesday A recount will begin on Tuesday in the Democratic primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens, a contest that drew national attention, an official said on Friday....
2019-07-05 21:00

Mexico's 2020 budget sees a 0.7% primary fiscal surplus Mexico's government expects a 0.7% primary fiscal surplus in its 2020 budget, a blueprint released on Sunday shows, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador aims to balance spending priorities with a slowing economy....
2019-09-09 02:30

Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis....
2019-08-23 19:15

South Carolina Republicans vote to skip 2020 primary The South Carolina Republican Party executive committee voted Saturday to skip a presidential primary in 2020, leaving an open path for President Donald Trump to win all of the Palmetto State's delegates without competition....
2019-09-08 23:00

Democrat BET founder praises Trump, says party 'moved too far to the Left' Black Entertainment Television founder and Democrat Robert Johnson praised President Donald Trump for the state of the economy and also accused the Democratic Party of going too far to the Left in an interview with CNBC Tuesday....
2019-07-09 20:15

2020 Democrat bemoans identity politics, says it's being used to 'tear people apart' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said identity politics are being weaponized to purposely divide the country and called for unity during an appearance on "The View" Monday. ...
2019-07-22 22:30

Gov. Ducey signs bill to move Primary Election date PHOENIX – Arizona voters will be heading to the polls a little earlier in 2020. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill on Wednesday, May 22nd, that moved the primary election date up three weeks. Primary voting will now take place on the first Tuesd...
2019-05-23 14:15

Germany: Primary school teacher shortage worse than expected The shortage of teachers is one of the dominant topics in German education. But a recent study by the Bertelsmann Foundation has shown the problem is even worse than the government has calculated....
2019-09-09 15:00

Trump offers surprise endorsement of Sen. Ben Sasse as he faces GOP primary The Nebraska Republican was a prominent member of the “Never Trump” faction in 2016 who compared the then-real restate magnate to white supremacist David Duke....
2019-09-11 18:30

Democrat O'Rourke unveils "community-based" immigration plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke proposed a new immigration plan on Wednesday that will allow churches and local communities to sponsor immigrants to the United States in becoming American citizens....
2019-05-29 13:15

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democratic Party presidential debate, a move aimed at turning the bad news into a boost for his candidacy....
2019-06-18 22:15

Mississippi Primary Election for Governor: Voters Go to Polls in Tight Race Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is hoping to avoid a runoff on Tuesday and focus on what could be a tough general-election fight in November against a Democrat....
2019-08-07 03:30

Former Colorado Gov. Gary Hart endorses Bennet in 2020 Democratic primary DENVER--- Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet has picked up the endorsement of onetime White House hopeful Gary Hart, a party elder statesman hoping to boost Bennet's longshot candidacy....
2019-09-06 22:15

Texas Democrat Cuellar declines to give away NRA donation in wake of gun massacres "Why would he do that?" said Cuellar's campaign spokesman, Colin Strother, when asked whether the lawmaker will return an NRA donation or give it to charity....
2019-08-07 00:30

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect t...
2019-06-06 05:45

Trump says Democrats are 'Party of the Squad,' slams media as his 'primary opponent' President Trump said Democrats have become the “Party of the Squad” Monday, maintaining, leveling fresh attacks at the mainstream media, blasting it as his “primary opponent.”...
2019-09-02 21:30

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
2019-07-05 21:30

Representative Kennedy challenges fellow Democrat Markey for Senate seat U.S. Representative Joseph Kennedy III - a member of the famed political dynasty - on Monday took steps to challenge fellow Democrat Edward Markey for his Massachusetts Senate seat, setting up a potentially spirited contest in the 2020 election seaso...
2019-08-27 10:15

Israel holds back on Trump's Democrat Jews 'disloyalty' remark Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the Democratic Party were 'disloyal.'...
2019-08-21 18:30

Union from Biden campaign’s backyard ticked off at primary front-runner The head of the Philadelphia chapter of the AFL-CIO is not happy that former Vice President Joe Biden hasn't committed to attending a "Workers Presidential Summit" that other Democratic White House hopefuls are expected to join....
2019-08-31 00:45

Weld says fellow GOP primary underdog Walsh 'almost as vulgar’ as Trump, but won't judge Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said Wednesday that former Rep. Joe Walsh – who last week joined Weld in launching an extreme longshot GOP primary challenge against President Trump – is almost as "vulgar" as the man he wants to unseat. ...
2019-08-28 23:15

Argentina: Voters reject Mauricio Macri's austerity in primary vote An election that was a litmus test for the October presidential election has dealt a blow to President Mauricio Macri. Argentines sent a resounding message of rejection of Macri's handling of the country's economy....
2019-08-12 09:30

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party leaders....
2019-06-03 03:30

Liberal U.S. House Democrat urges Trump impeachment decision by year-end A leading progressive voice in the U.S. House of Representatives called on Thursday for intensifying the probe into President Donald Trump's behavior in office with the goal of determining whether to impeach him by year's end....
2019-08-30 03:15

Sanders must defeat Warren in New Hampshire primary to continue 2020 bid, Stirewalt says Sen. Bernie Sanders must finish ahead of Sen. Elizabeth Warren in New Hampshire's 2020 primary to continue his Democratic presidential bid, according to Chris Stirewalt....
2019-06-01 03:15

Markets bracing for volatility after Argentine opposition upsets Macri in primary Argentina's bonds were down in London trading and further volatility loomed on Monday after voters rejected President Mauricio Macri's austere economic policies in primary elections, casting serious doubt on his chances of re-election in October....
2019-08-12 14:30

German finance minister Scholz to run for Social Democrat leadership — reports Olaf Scholz has reportedly thrown his hat in the ring to co-head the SPD. If confirmed, the finance minister and vice-chancellor would be the most prominent candidate running to lead the embattled center-left party....
2019-08-16 18:15

Mark Sanford Says He’s in the ‘Final Throes’ of Deciding on a Trump Primary Challenge Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, who is weighing a primary bid against President Donald Trump, says he’s in the “final throes” of deciding whether to launch a 2020 campaign. Sanford said he hopes to have his mind made up ar...
2019-08-29 05:45

Argentina's Macri vows to reverse primary election result, win second term Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Monday his coalition will "reverse the bad primary election result of yesterday" and vowed to win re-election following an upset by the main opposition candidate in Sunday's primary election....
2019-08-13 00:15

Democrat Warren wants to repeal 1994 crime bill, end cash bail U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed sweeping changes to federal and state criminal justice systems, including ending cash bail requirements and doing away with a crime bill that rival Joe Biden helped make law....
2019-08-20 23:00

DNC Doubles Polling, Fundraising Requirements for Second Round of Presidential Primary Debates (ATLANTA) — The Democratic National Committee is upping the ante for its second round of presidential primary debates, doubling the polling and grassroots fundraising requirements from its initial summer debates. The parameters, announced Wedne...
2019-05-29 20:30

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his presidency is creating "grave national concerns."...
2019-08-20 08:00

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
2019-06-18 02:30

Democrat Elizabeth Warren floats plan to empower Native Americans U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday unveiled her latest policy plan, which aims to empower Native American tribes through land protection and law enforcement reforms and boost financial support for chronically underfunde...
2019-08-16 19:15

Trump mulls backing Justin Amash primary challenger: report President Trump has reportedly discussed the possibility of backing a primary challenger to Republican Rep. Justin Amash who came out in favor of impeaching the president over the Mueller Report’s findings weeks ago....
2019-06-13 13:45

Democrat Buttigieg unveils healthcare plan for rural Americans, tribes Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a healthcare plan on Friday to provide coverage to all rural Americans and Native American tribes, where mortality and illness rates are higher than in U.S. cities....
2019-08-10 06:00

Macri vows to win second term after Argentine peso crashes on primary results Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets, crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bo...
2019-08-13 00:15

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
2019-06-05 18:15

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
2019-05-22 20:30

Democrat Buttigieg cancels campaign events after South Bend shooting Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, canceled campaign events on Monday to return to his city after a fatal shooting by a police officer, his campaign said....
2019-06-17 21:30

McConnell: Democrat ‘Theatrics’ Won’t Bring a Vote on Background Checks for Guns (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Democrats are engaging in “theatrics” over gun control legislation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that “people are dying” because the Senate lea...
2019-09-11 00:15

After Walmart Shooting, Texan Democrat Accuses Trump Of Stoking Racism Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke accused President Donald Trump on Saturday of inciting hatred after a mass shooting in his Texas hometown that police are investigating as a possible hate......
2019-08-04 09:30

Newt Gingrich: Biden is a 'doofus,' will become 'very radical Democrat' before face-off with Trump Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says former Vice President Joe Biden is a “doofus” who will become a “very radical Democrat” by the time of the general election against President Trump....
2019-05-23 15:30

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
2019-05-21 22:45

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
2019-06-11 10:45

Democrat-led House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment investigation The committee says the resolution is similar to procedural votes taken at the beginning of the impeachment investigations into Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton....
2019-09-12 18:45

2020 Democrat hopeful Rep. Tim Ryan pokes holes into 'Medicare for All' plan Quite a few Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination are latching on to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan, but at least one is pumping the brakes and pointing out the policy's flaws....
2019-06-30 20:30

DCCC chief cancels fundraiser in snub to anti-abortion Democrat The head of the House Democrats’ campaign arm has cancelled plans to fundraise for Rep. Dan Lipinski — one of the party’s last remaining anti-abortion stalwarts — after facing fierce backlash from the party’s left flank.Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) ann...
2019-05-23 11:30

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday....
2019-07-16 04:15

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she'd be 'hard pressed' to back Biden in primary Bernie Sanders appears to be the favorite to secure Ocasio-Cortez’s prized endorsement in the Democratic presidential primaryAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive US congresswoman and social media sensation, has said she would be “hard pressed” t...
2019-05-22 06:45

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single-payer is the Democratic equivalent of repeal and replace. It'll never be legislated, because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
2019-05-21 23:30

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
2019-05-22 18:30

CNN, New York Times hosting next Democratic primary debate, to be held in Ohio The fourth Democratic presidential primary debate will take place next month in Westerville, Ohio, the Democratic National Committee announced Friday, as candidates fight to qualify for the televised showdown....
2019-09-13 23:00

Former S.C. congressman Mark Sanford announces Republican primary challenge against Trump Sanford, a former South Carolina governor who represented the state’s 1st Congressional District in the House until earlier this year, had been mulling a bid against the president for weeks....
2019-09-08 18:30

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
2019-06-14 18:30

Joe Biden forced to defend record in onslaught from younger Democrat rivals Former vice president Joe Biden was forced to defend his political record as the Democratic front-runner to take on Donald Trump in next year's election came under fierce attack from his younger rivals in a televised debate....
2019-08-01 22:30

Democrat O'Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google to do more to fight disinformation ahead of the November 2020 election....
2019-09-07 05:45

Former Colorado Sen. Gary Hart endorses Bennet in 2020 Democratic primary Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet has picked up the endorsement of onetime White House hopeful Gary Hart, a party elder statesman hoping to boost Bennet's longshot candidacy....
2019-09-07 04:45

South Carolina Republican Party cancels 2020 presidential primary With some other states mulling the idea, South Carolina's Republican Party on Saturday officially canceled the state's 2020 Republican presidential primary....
2019-09-08 09:30

Trump mocks Sanford for 2009 affair after GOP primary challenge announced President Trump did not waste time going after Mark Sanford after the former South Carolina governor became the third Republican to challenge him in the party's primary race....
2019-09-09 20:00

Celebrities react to the second night of Democratic primary debates for the 2020 election The second night of debates for Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election took the stage in Miami, Florida on Thursday and Hollywood celebrities were among the loudest voices discussing the showcase on social media. ...
2019-06-28 19:45

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in March in favor of a resolution broadly disapproving of all forms of bigotry....
2019-06-14 05:45

| US shooting | Democrat demos: WATCH the top world news videos for today Police say festival gunman probably acted alone | Demonstrations in Detroit before Democratic debate; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-07-31 22:15

Sanford, mulling GOP primary bid in 2020, confesses: ‘I don’t think anybody’s going to beat Donald Trump’ Ask Mark Sanford if any Republican can knock off President Donald Trump in the Republican primaries and he’ll give you an honest answer. “I always like to be real and I don’t think anybody’s going to beat Donald Trump. That’s my personal opinion,” th...
2019-07-22 18:30

No ‘joyful warriors’: Democrats fret over negative tone of primary fight Democratic Party leaders hoped a big field would showcase their party’s strength and diversity. Instead, some fear the primary is turning into a free-for-all....
2019-08-05 09:15

DNC Chair Perez defends stricter criteria for next Democratic primary debate Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez defended on Sunday the criteria to qualify for the party’s next presidential primary debate, calling it a “fair bar” for the White House hopefuls to meet....
2019-09-08 23:00

Democrat confident majority of caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should happen after the former special counsel speaks on the Hill....
2019-07-15 20:45

Justin Amash GOP primary challenger: 'Completely ridiculous' to consider Trump's impeachment Congressman Justin Amash's Republican primary challenger said it was "completely ridiculous" that the Michigan lawmaker would consider whether President Trump reached the threshold for impeachment....
2019-05-21 14:31

Benson Primary School awarded Kids Heart Challenge grant BENSON- The American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge awarded grants to more than 170 elementary schools across the country to encourage kids to be active. Benson Primary School was one of schools to receive the money to provide health ...
2019-09-07 03:45

Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in primary Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary, he announced on Sunday in an interview with Fox News....
2019-09-09 06:00

AOC endorses Ed Markey, Green New Deal co-sponsor, ahead of possible Senate primary Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., "enthusiastically" endorsed Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., a champion of her "Green New Deal"  for re-election Friday against a potential primary challenge from Rep. Joe Kennedy III....
2019-09-14 06:00

Sen. Graham says he's had substantive talks with top Democrat on deal to combat border crisis Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he's entered into bi-partisan talks with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin" on "Fox & Friends" Friday, in an effort to find a solution to the southern border crisis. ...
2019-06-14 22:15

South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in 2020, while party officials Nevada were deciding whether to follow suit as the GOP erects more hurdles for the long s...
2019-09-07 23:30

Arizona State labors to 19-7 win over Sacramento State Eno Benjamin caught a 72-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, Cristian Zendejas kicked four field goals and Arizona State labored to a 19-7 win over FCS Sacramento State       ...
2019-09-07 11:15

Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies -- suggests balancing the needs of a company’s various constituencies and comes at a time of widening income inequality, rising exp...
2019-08-19 13:30

Liberal Democrat conference: The lure of Jo Swinson's yellow brick road The Lib Dems' bounceback continues apace with ex-Tory Sam Gyimah joining the ambitious band of defectors united by opposition to Brexit. As they meet for their conference, Julian Glover asks if they can hold on to their advantage...
2019-09-16 22:30

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles to step down after EU poll losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD party, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. It remains unclear who will succeed her....
2019-06-02 10:45

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the Un...
2019-08-16 13:45

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
2019-07-09 20:45

Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit' Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue....
2019-07-16 12:45

Protesters repeatedly interrupt Dem primary debate, shout down Biden, Booker, de Blasio Protesters repeatedly interrupted the Democrats' presidential primary debate Wednesday night in Detroit -- and at one point, demonstrators shouted down frontrunner Joe Biden with chants of "three million deportations."...
2019-08-01 08:30

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
2019-07-09 21:15

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Donald Trump....
2019-06-12 15:45

Democrat Buttigieg announces minority-focused small business investment plan Joining several other Democrats targeting black voters this weekend with economic proposals, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg released a policy on Sunday aimed at helping minorities start businesses....
2019-07-07 20:30

4th Ranking House Democrat Calls for Impeachment Investigation to ‘Hold This President Accountable’ (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it’s time to hold him accountable. The New Mexico congressman, t...
2019-08-20 05:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. trade chief says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over North America pact The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat cited problems that could prevent the deal's approval....
2019-06-19 21:15

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the r...
2019-07-14 12:45

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'great disloyalty' - video US president criticizes Jewish Americans who support the Democratic party and also defended Israel's decision to bar representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the countryTrump backs further away from tightening gun controls – US poli...
2019-08-22 18:30

Former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford Launches GOP Primary Challenge Against President Trump Mark Sanford, a former governor and congressman from South Carolina, announced on Sunday that he will mount a primary challenge to Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential race. “I’m here to tell you now that I am going to get in,” San...
2019-09-08 19:00

MSNBC is both a news channel and face of the Resistance. How will that impact the Democratic primary debate? “This is a channel that’s just figuring out how to exist as a news organization that is also a potential arbiter of a presidential race,” said one senior NBC staffer....
2019-06-23 10:45

Democrat Wendy Davis announces challenge to freshman Rep. Chip Roy in Texas district Davis garnered national attention in 2013 for a 13-hour-long filibuster in the Texas state Senate on legislation that included restrictive abortion regulations....
2019-07-22 18:00

Bronx Principal to Challenge Eliot Engel, Powerful House Democrat, From the Left Jamaal Bowman will take on Mr. Engel, who heads the House Foreign Affairs Committee, with help from a group that backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year....
2019-06-18 17:15

Melinda Katz stunningly takes lead over Tiffany Cabán in primary for Queens DA Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is now leading lefty insurgent Tiffany Cabán in the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney — a stunning reversal of fortunes after the race went into a paper ballot count with Cabán ahead by more than 1,...
2019-07-04 09:45

Jeffries, the No. 5 Democrat in the House, derides Trump as the ‘fake leader of the free world’ The New York congressman’s comment came in a tweet in which he criticized Republicans for remaining silent about the president’s assessment of Joe Biden as a “low I.Q. individual” while on foreign soil....
2019-05-28 16:45

Trump's North American trade deal must do more to protect US jobs, House Democrat says Trump's North American trade pact includes sweetheart deals for the oil, gas and pharmaceutical industries that create huge problems for consumers. But it also perpetuates the original NAFTA's core problem: shifting U.S. production to Mexic...
2019-06-05 01:45

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China....
2019-05-28 06:45

Renee Unterman, Primary Backer of Georgia Abortion Bill, Announces Bid for Congress (ATLANTA) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women by his side was Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman, who proudly donned a baseball cap reading &...
2019-06-07 15:30

Cleveland Browns make Color Rush jerseys their primary uniform after petitioning NFL The franchise announced Wednesday it had petitioned the league to switch their primary uniform to the brown-on-brown Color Rush jerseys.       ...
2019-09-05 16:15

She made history with AOC but Congress' second-youngest woman, Abby Finkenauer, is her own Democrat Congress’ two youngest women lawmakers ever, Abby Finkenauer and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, embody the Democratic party split in the House of Representatives        ...
2019-08-26 21:00

Republicans Melt Down After House Democrat Calls Child Migrant Deaths 'Intentional' Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee voted to remove Illinois Rep. Lauren Underwood’s comments from the congressional record on Wednesday after she said that the growing deaths of migrant children in immigration custody are an ...
2019-05-23 21:15

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
2019-07-03 18:30

Democrat Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday clashed with Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. defense secretary, saying he should be not be confirmed to the post because of ethical concerns related to his ...
2019-07-16 21:30

Lara Trump: Joe Biden criticisms show 'gloves are coming off on the Democrat side' The increasing intraparty criticisms of former Vice President Joe Biden show the "gloves are coming off on the Democratic side," according to Lara Trump....
2019-06-11 04:45

House Democrat vows swift court action in bid for unredacted Mueller report A top U.S. House Democrat vowed on Wednesday to go to court quickly in his quest to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference, saying lawmakers would not be made "fools" of by an offer by the Trump administration to ...
2019-06-05 22:30