Politics

Sanders’ 2016 Movement Now Has Political Machine To Push It

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — By the fall of 2018, when Democrats were promoting a slate of centrist candidates to topple Republicans in Congress, Bernie Sanders was seeing a very different p...

Buttigieg Questions 3rd Place Finish In Nevada, Cites Errors

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pete Buttigieg’s campaign has questioned his third-place finish in Nevada’s caucuses and called for the state’s Democratic party to release a more detailed breakdo...

Reliability Of Pricey New Voting Machines Questioned

SOUTH CAROLINA (AP) — In the rush to replace insecure, unreliable electronic voting machines after Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, state and local officia...

Moderates Hustle To Blunt Sanders’ Momentum After Nevada Win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ commanding Nevada caucus victory made him a top target for his Democratic rivals and a growing source of anxiety for establishment Democrats worri...

Analysis: Sanders’ Path Has Echoes Of Trump’s 2016 Campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — A burn-it-down candidate is topping a splintered field of more moderate contenders and setting the party’s establishment wing on edge. It’s how Donald Trump be...

Netanyahu: Blue And White Won’t Follow Through On Trump Plan

JERUSALEM (Israel Hayom) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said over the weekend that his Likud Party’s main rival, Blue and White, would not follow through on the U.S. “...

School History Lesson Compares Trump To Nazis, Communists

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Maryland are criticizing a history lesson at a public high school near Baltimore that compared President Donald Trump with Nazis and comm...

Ex-US Envoy To Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch Has Book Deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and career diplomat who during the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump offered a chilling accoun...

Sanders Wins Nevada Caucuses, Takes National Democratic Lead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bernie Sanders scored a commanding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses on Saturday, cementing his status as the Democrats' national front-runner but escalati...

Security Adviser: I’ve Seen No Intel Of Moscow Helping Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser said he's seen no intelligence indicating that Russia is doing anything to try to help get the president re-ele...

FBI Agents Search Home, Business Of Tennessee State Senator

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal authorities in Tennessee conducted searches Friday at the home and business addresses of Democratic state Sen. Katrina Robinson, the FBI said. Fede...

Democrats Try To Blunt Strong California Showing For Sanders

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, and Bernie Sanders has been working the state for months, wo...

Democrats’ Feisty Debate Reaches Nearly 20 Million Viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — This week's feisty Democratic presidential debate, the first to feature former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, was a huge television hit with nearly 20 million vi...

Sanders’ ‘Summer Camp’ In Vermont Becomes Fodder In Debate

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Can a socialist own a summer house? That's the question unabashed capitalist billionaire Mike Bloomberg posed Wednesday night as he tried to brand Sen. Be...

Bloomberg Campaign Spending Tops $409 Million

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has plunged over $400 million of his personal fortune into his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, an astron...

Bloomberg News Wrestles With Coverage Of Candidate Bloomberg

NEW YORK (AP) — Three months after Bloomberg News tried to thread the needle with a plan for covering a presidential campaign with company founder Mike Bloomberg as a candidate, it...

Court Sentences Roger Stone To 40 Months In Prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump loyalist and ally Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in federal prison, following an extraordinary move by Attorney General William Barr to bac...

Questions About Sanders’ Health Linger After Heart Attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders says he doesn't plan to divulge additional information about his health, months after suffering a heart attack on the campaign trail and subsequent...

Harry Reid: Brokered Convention ‘Not The End Of The World’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday said it was possible the crowded Democratic primary race was headed toward a contentious convention fight and...

Bloomberg Nabs Three New Congressional Endorsements, Despite Rocky Debate Performance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Bloomberg picked up three new congressional endorsements on the heels of his rocky debate performance, underscoring his staying power in the Democratic prima...