Politics

Pelosi Announces Agreement On North American Trade Pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the ...

Billionaire Ron Lauder Is Funding A $25 Million Campaign Against Anti-Semitism In US Politics

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Billionaire philanthropist Ronald Lauder is funding a $25 million campaign against political candidates in the United States who support or normalize anti-Semiti...

Report: US Misled Public On Progress In Afghanistan War

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn't exi...

House Impeachment Hearing Gets Rancorous As Lawyers Testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House lawyers sparred with lawmakers and each other in an acrimonious hearing Monday over the impeachment case against President Donald Trump as Democrats pre...

Putin, Ukrainian Leader Zelenskiy Agree To Prisoner Exchange During First Ever Meeting

PARIS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says after peace talks in Paris with Russian President Vladimir Putin that an exchange of all prisoners will take place by year...

Watchdog Report: FBI’s Russia Probe Justified, Barr Disagrees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, despite “seri...

House Democrats Lay Out Case For Formal Trump Impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee received a detailed summing up of the impeachment case against President Donald Trump Monday as Democrats prepare formal charges aga...

Booker Slams Democratic Debate Rules As He Ends Iowa Tour

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Fighting to be in the next Democratic presidential debate, Cory Booker concluded a nearly 800-mile, 12-county tour of Iowa on Sunday by criticizing the Democra...

Bloomberg: His News Reporters Need To Accept Restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg says employees at his news organization need to accept restrictions with their paycheck, including the ban on in...

Andrew Yang Having Fun, But Democrat’s Message Is Serious

CHICAGO (AP) — Of all the many Democrats running for president, Andrew Yang is having the most fun. Unburdened by expectations and unbothered by political convention, the tech e...

Sanders Campaign Staffer Fired After Report About Anti-Semitic, Homophobic Tweets

WASHINGTON (JNS) The Democratic presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has parted ways with a staffer following a report about his past anti-Semitic and homophobic Tw...

Watchdog Expected To Find Russia Probe Valid, Despite Flaws

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Rus...

House Impeachment Report Looks At Abuse, Bribery, Corruption

WASHINGTON (AP) — Previewing potential articles of impeachment, the House Democrats on Saturday issued a lengthy report drawing on history and the Founding Fathers to lay out the l...
British Labour party opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn departs his home in London, Britain, 04 April 2019.

Labour Officials Submit Bombshell 53-Page Dossier On Anti-Semitism Within The Party

LONDON (JNS) — A total of 70 current and former British Labour Party officials condemned anti-Semitism in the party in sworn statements submitted to the Equality and Human Rights C...

Democratic Presidential Candidate Pledges To Keep US Embassy In Jerusalem

WASHINGTON (JNS) — Julian Castro, former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary and current Democratic presidential candidate, said on Thursday that if elected, he would keep...

Report: Israel Pushed Trump To Send 14,000 Troops To The Middle East

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Israel played a role in President Donald Trump’s reported plans to send an additional 14,000 troops to the Middle East, The Wall Street Journal reported. Mult...

Bloomberg Gun Plan: Permits, Assault Weapon Ban, Age Limits

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado's worst mass shooting...

Putin Offers US An Immediate Extension To Key Nuclear Pact

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Thursday to immediately extend the only remaining nuclear arms reduction pact with the United States, but a senior U.S. offic...

Jared Kushner Is Now Negotiating A Trade Agreement With China

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Jared Kushner has added a new job to his White House portfolio, this time as U.S.-China trade negotiator. Kushner, who is married to President Donald Trump’s ...

Florida Republican: ‘We Should Hang’ Treasonous Democrats

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Local and national GOP leaders distanced themselves Wednesday from a Florida congressional candidate who sent a fundraising letter stating that “anti-Am...