Politics

‘A Campaign Of Slander’: Takeaways From Impeachment Witness

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department official offered some of the most pointed testimony to date in the ongoing impeachment inquiry, alleging that President Donald Trump's p...

Pence Files Trump’s Paperwork For The New Hampshire Primary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday added President Donald Trump's name to the Republican primary ballot in New Hampshire, the state where he achieved his fi...

Michael Bloomberg Opens Door To 2020 Presidential Campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, signaling his dissatisfaction wi...

Report: Trump Refused Netanyahu Request To Fund PA Security Forces

JERUSALEM (JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump turned down a request several months ago by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow the transfer of $12 million dollars to th...

Anti-semitism Charges Leveled At Labour Party’s Corbyn

LONDON (AP) - Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's election campaign was hit Thursday by renewed claims that he is not fit to lead the country because of his tolerance of anti-Semit...

23-Year-Old Somali Immigrant Wins Office In Lewiston, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (VosiZNeias) — Lewiston, which is the second-largest city in the state of Maine, has elected a Somali American to its city council following a campaign marred by ra...

Judge Strikes Down New Trump Rule On Religious Objections

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new Trump administration rule that could open the way for more health care workers to refuse to participate in abortions ...

Sources: Jeff Sessions To Announce Alabama Senate Bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce that he is entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, two Republicans with direct knowledge of...

House Dems Announce Public Impeachment Hearings Next Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will launch a major new phase of their impeachment inquiry next week with public hearings that will feature three State Department officials who h...

Unknowns About 2020 Election Make Some Businesses Cautious

NEW YORK (AP) - While the 2020 presidential election is still a year away, some business owners see their customers already becoming more cautious because of the unknowns about who...

NY Election Results: Jumaane Williams Wins Re-Election, Melinda Katz Is New Queens DA, Diederich Loses In Rockland

NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) — Polls closed at 9 PM for Tuesday's elections in NYC, and the results are coming in. According to the Associated Press, New York City Public Advocate Juma...

Giuliani Associate Lev Parnas Will Cooperate With Impeachment Investigators

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Lev Parnas, the Ukrainian-American businessman charged with campaign finance violations related to the Trump-Ukraine scandal, said he will cooperate with congres...

Analysis: No Light On The Horizon For Israeli Coalition

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — As British Jews watch with increasing trepidation the political impasse in their country and the possibility that elections will bring an anti-Semitic lead...

Democrats Want Mulvaney To Testify In Impeachment Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — House investigators Tuesday asked President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff to appear before the impeachment inquiry , reaching to the highest levels of the ...

Xi Meets Lam In ‘Vote Of Confidence’ Over Hong Kong Protests

HONG KONG (AP) — A senior Hong Kong official says Chinese President Xi Jinping's surprise meeting with the territory's leader, Carrie Lam, is a "vote of confidence" in her governme...

Former US Envoy Says She Was Warned She Was Being Targeted

WASHINGTON (AP) — Laying out the anatomy of a chilling smear campaign, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House investigators in a transcript released Monday ...

DOJ Sends Letter To Publisher Of Book By ‘Anonymous’

WASHINGTON (AP) -The Justice Department has sent a letter to the publisher and literary agency of the anonymous government official whose book is scheduled to come out later this m...

Hikind Victorious Over Twitter Feud With AOC, Ocasio-Cortez Says She Is Sorry

BROOKLYN, NY (VosIzNeias-AP) - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she's sorry for blocking a former Brooklyn elected official from her Twitter account after he was critical of her....

Biden Rallies Virginia Democrats Days Before State Election

STERLING, Va. (AP) — Joe Biden is working on a national campaign of his own, but he made time for a trip to Virginia to rally party activists two days before a pivotal state electi...

Democrats Prep For Open Hearings, Seek Bolton Testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry . House committees are trying to determine w...