The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) followed through on their earlier threats and went on strike on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of all classes for the 361,000 K-12 students who attend Chicago Public Schools (CPS).
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Voter backlash against the Democrat impeachment inquiry of President Trump and strong support for the president in Kentucky appear to be key factors helping Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in his re-election battle against Democrat challenger Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear.
Exclusive: Louisiana GOP Chair Says Eddie Rispone Will Defeat Democrat John Bel Edwards in Gubernatorial Runoff
The chairman of the Louisiana State Republican Party told Breitbart News Washington political editor Matt Boyle on Breitbart News Sunday, heard each week on Sirius XM's Patriot Channel 125, that Republican Eddie Rispone will defeat incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards in the state's November 16 gubernatorial runoff election.
All Eyes on Louisiana: Gubernatorial 'Jungle Primary' First Election in Nation Since Impeachment Inquiry
Louisiana will hold a "jungle primary" pitting incumbent Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards against Republicans Rep. Ralph Abraham and businessman Eddie Rispone.
The Trump campaign rally in Minneapolis on Thursday marks the beginning of the presidential re-election campaign's intense efforts to win the state of Minnesota in 2020.
The Trump campaign claimed victory late Tuesday in its battle with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, a first term Democrat elected in 2017, who wanted the campaign to pay more than $500,000 in security expenses for Thursday's rally at the Target Center.
Democrat Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL), one of only eight federal judges in American history to have been impeached, convicted, and removed from office, joined the list of Democrats in the House of Representatives on Tuesday calling for the impeachment of President Trump.
The presidents of the two largest teachers unions, the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), are supporting the impeachment inquiry on President Trump.
Bernie Sanders to Attend Chicago Teachers Union Strike Authorization Vote in Show of #RedforEd Unity
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will take his campaign for the 2020 Democrat Presidential nomination on Tuesday to join the strike authorization vote rally of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU).
Elizabeth Warren's great-great-great grandfather served in Major William Lauderdale's Battalion of Tennessee Volunteer Militia when it fought two battles in Florida against the Seminoles.
Democrats Concede: Trump Rally in North Carolina Energized GOP Base, Driving Bishop to Victory in Special Election
Democrats conceded Trump's election eve rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, energized the GOP base to turn out at higher levels than anticipated for Republican Dan Bishop in Tuesday's special election
Republican Dan Bishop defeated Democrat Dan McCready in a close special election in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district Tuesday night.
Classes for the new academic year began in Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday as members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) threatened to strike. That threat intensified on Wednesday.
A poll shows the special election in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District is a statistical dead heat between Republican Dan Bishop and Democrat Dan McCready with one week to go.
Duffy Resignation Sets Stage for Special Election in Wisconsin Congressional District Dems Hope to Flip
The surprising announcement last month by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) that he will resign from Congress on September 23 sets the stage for yet another special election in a Republican-held district Democrats hope to flip from red to blue.
A poll released on Friday that shows Democrat Dan McCready leading Republican Dan Bishop by four points in the September 10 special election in North Carolina's Ninth Congressional District apparently oversampled Democrats.
Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina, a Democrat, vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have required sheriffs in the state to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents seeking to obtain custody of illegal aliens for whom detainers have been issued.
President Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday that he will hold a rally in North Carolina to support Republican candidate Dan Bishop, who is running against Democrat Dan McCready in a September 10 special election in the state's Ninth Congressional District.
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) moved one step closer to a strike on Tuesday.
More than 1,000 Kentucky teachers broke the state's labor laws when they called in sick to participate in #RedforEd promoted protests over their pension funds at the state capitol this spring, Kentucky's Secretary of Labor said on Friday.
Republican and Democrat groups plan on spending millions of dollars in the September 10 special election in North Carolina's Ninth Congressional District.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) used Twitter on Sunday to pander to teachers' unions and the #RedforEd movement in advance of next week's debates between 20 candidates vying for the 2020 Democrat nomination for president.
President Donald Trump endorsed U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty on Friday for the U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee on the ballot in 2020 that opened up with the retirement of Sen.
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg's bid for the 2020 Democrat presidential nomination hit rough waters again on Tuesday when The Washington Free Beacon reported that the city's crime rate has spiked since 2012, the year Buttigieg became mayor.
A grassroots parents group won a victory over the #RedforEd movement and the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network in Arizona last week as the State Board of Education dropped plans to introduce new sex education standards for public K-12 schools supported by those liberal groups.
Will Joe Biden receive the same kid gloves treatment on the second night of the 2020 Democratic candidate presidential debates hosted by NBC thatSen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) received on the first night of debates?
The #RedforEd teachers movement has gone international. Elementary public school teachers in Toronto, Canada and other locations in Ontario held walk-in protests at elementary schools throughout the province on Thursday to demonstrate their opposition to Ontario Premier Doug Ford's education budget.
The Trump campaign is turning its attention to Arizona, which has been infiltrated by the left wing #RedforEd teachers movement.
Thousands of #RedforEd public school teachers in North Carolina and South Carolina walked out on their classes and marched through the streets of their respective state capitols to demand higher wages and more money for schools on Wednesday.
North Carolina's four largest public school systems have cancelled classes on May 1 because so many of their teachers are taking the day off to attend a May Day protest at the State Capitol in Raleigh.
The #RedforEd movement is now targeting the state of Maine, where teachers plan to converge on the state capital of Augusta on April 17 to support the passage of a bill that would grant them the right to strike.
The Thomas More Law Center announced on Wednesday that nationally recognized appellate lawyer John Burch will represent its client, the Tennessee General Assembly, in next week's appeal of a lower federal court's ruling to the U.S.
The Marxist magazine in which the founder of #RedforEddeclared that community organizing "must be embraced" by teachers unions, is now claiming the end of the recent teachers strike in Oakland, California, proves that "educators .
Noah Karvelis, the 24-year-old leader of the #RedforEd movement that inspired teacher strikes around the country in 2018 and 2019, wrote in an article published by a Marxist magazine last month that community organizing "must be embraced" by teachers, "particularly in 'right-to-work' states.
A well-funded and subversive leftist movement of teachers in the United States called #RedforEd threatens to tilt the political balance nationwide in the direction of Democrats across the country as Republicans barely hang on in key states that they need to hold for President Donald Trump to win re-election.
Five state legislatures are considering bills that would provide additional funding for the southern border wall.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) insisted once again on Wednesday that "family lore" was sufficient justification for claiming --beginning in 1984 in the Pow Wow Chow cookbook and in 1986 on her Texas Bar registration card -- that she has Native American heritage.
Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams claimed in the Democrat response to President Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday that "voter suppression is real."
Congressional Research Service: President Can Build Border Wall Without National Emergency or Additional Action by Congress
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) says President Trump has the legal authority to build significant portions of a border wall without additional congressional authorization or declaring a national emergency.
Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives Tim Moore invited President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address in the chambers of the state's House of Representatives in Raleigh in a letter that was dated January 17 and released to the press Friday afternoon.
The "progressive" polling firm whose last 2016 poll in North Carolina said Hillary Clinton was leading Donald Trump in the state by two points released a poll last week that claims both Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are currently leading Trump in the Tar Heel State.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) first campaign swing through Iowa this weekend generated excitement from Hawkeye State Democrats that the 2020 presidential campaign has begun.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will make at least four campaign stops in Iowa this weekend, just four days after her New Year's Eve announcement that she has formed a 2020 presidential exploratory committee.
The dramatic vote in the Senate Friday afternoon on whether to proceed to a final vote on the House-passed continuing budget resolution that includes $5.7 billion of border wall funding placed an intense spotlight on three Democrat senators whose re-election prospects in 2020 are considered uncertain.
Democrat Dan McCready took back his concession to Republican Mark Harris in the race to represent North Carolina's 9th Congressional District on Thursday, more than a month after the November 6 election in which local election boards certified Harris had won by 905 votes.
Democrats continue their full-court legal press to reverse the election day results in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District where all eight of the counties in the district have certified Republican Mark Harris's 905 vote victory.
The final two polls of the Tennessee Senate race give Republican nominee Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07) leads of eight points and nine points over Democrat nominee Phil Bredesen, an average of eight and a half points.
Florida GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Ron DeSantis: I'm Running Against A Guy Who Wants a 40% Tax Increase
Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate former Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) told Breitbart News Washington political editor Matt Boyle on Sirius XM's Breitbart News Saturday that he is "running against a guy who wants a 40 percent tax increase in Florida.
Watch: Google Refuses Tennessee Republican Party Ad Buy for YouTube Video Supporting Marsha Blackburn for Senate
Google is refusing an ad buy from the Tennessee Republican Party for a YouTube video supporting Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07), the GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by retiring Sen.
With six days and a few hours until the polls open for the 2018 midterm elections, control of the House of Representatives is now down to 10 key races.
Republican nominee Maria Elvira Salazar leads former Clinton Foundation CEO Donna Shalala by nine points, 50 percent to 41 percent, in Florida's 27th Congressional District, according to an internal poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates and released by the Salazar campaign on Tuesday.
Republican nominee Bob Hugin is within striking distance of embattled incumbent Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) with just two weeks until New Jersey voters select a U.S. Senator.
Twenty key races are expected to determine which party controls the House of Representatives after voters go to the polls on November 6.
Campaign staffers for Tennessee Democrat Senate nominee Phil Bredesen say he lied on Friday when he released a statement saying he would have voted "yes" to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, according to a new undercover video released by Project Veritas Action on Wednesday night.
The 22,491 refugees admitted into the United States during the first full fiscal year (FY) of the Trump administration -- FY 2018, which ended on Sunday, September 30 -- were the fewest admitted in the 38-year history of the Refugee Admissions Program.
A new poll released by Missouri Scout on Saturday shows that Republican challenger Josh Hawley has taken a two point lead over Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) in the Missouri Senate race just days after she announced she will voting against the confirmation of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
The congressional bid by Donna Shalala, the 77-year-old former Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary under President Barack Obama, in a Florida district the Democrats were certain they would pick up from Republicans, is losing steam.
None of the ten Democrat senators up for re-election in 2018 in states won by Donald Trump in 2016 have commented publicly yet on the obstructionist antics of their Democrat colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Less than 20,000 refugees have been resettled in the United States so far in FY 2018, with just one month left in the fiscal year.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) skated on public corruption charges this year, but the verdict New Jersey voters render in November may have a different outcome.
Left wing filmmaker Michael Moore is backing progressive Democrat Matt Morgan's challenge to Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI-01) in Michigan's First Congressional District.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops began circulating a petition to President Trump last month that urges him to authorize the resettlement of "at least" 75,000 refugees in the United States in FY 2019.
A poll released on Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows that Sen. Bob Menendez's (D-NJ) lead over Republican Bob Hugin in the New Jersey U.S. Senate race has dwindled to just six points.
ND Dem Sen. Heitkamp Opposed Trump Tax Cuts, Now Says 'My Vote Belongs to You, Not to a Political Party'
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) is up for re-election this November in a state President Donald Trump won by 36 points in 2016.
A total of 1,984 refugees were admitted into the United States in the month of July, bringing the total number arriving in the country for the first 10 months of FY 2018 to 18,214.
Ohio Democrat gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray gave a hedge fund manager a sweetheart deal in his final months as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
The math of what the GOP must do to maintain its majority in the U.S. House of Representatives after the 2018 midterm elections is simple.
Rep. Conor Lamb has a double-digit lead over his Republican rival Rep. Keith Rothfus in a newly created 17th Congressional District redrawn for the 2018 midterm elections by the Democrat-controlled PA Supreme Court.
Two recent polls in Florida show that President Donald Trump's endorsement is helping the GOP candidate he supports for governor in the August 28 primary.
Bob Hugin, the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey, launched a blistering attack on Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) Monday as a new poll shows the race is now a statistical tie.
President Trump chalked up another win at the CFPB last week when former deputy director Leandra English resigned and dropped her lawsuit against the White House.
Trump ridiculed potential 2020 challenger "Pocahontas" at his campaign rally in Montana on Thursday, unveiling his "secret" debate strategy.
An NBC News/Marist Poll in Ohio has good news for Republicans in the gubernatorial race, and bad news in the U.S. Senate race.
President Trump tweeted on Friday about a "Red Wave" coming in November's mid-term elections
Republican challenger Kevin Nicholson told Breitbart Washington political editor Matt Boyle Wednesday morning that incumbent Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) is a hypocrite when it comes to her stands on immigration policy.
President Trump's rally in Duluth, Minnesota Wednesday night marked the beginning of the Republican Party's campaign to win Minnesota in 2018 and 2020.
The New York Times reported on Friday that Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) director and acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is pushing President Trump to name Kathy Kraninger, his deputy at the OMB, to head the controversial independent agency where his appointment as acting director is about to end due to statutory requirements.
Trump: 'Air Claire' McCaskill Is 'So Phony' Flying Around 'In a Luxurious Private Jet During Her RV Tour'
Sen. "Air Claire" McCaskill (D-MO) refused to apologize for pretending to travel in the RV associated with her RV tour of the state, while instead using her private plane to hop between the stops, with the RV as a prop.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) mangled a famous Texas saying while delivering a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday so badly that he unintentionally praised President Donald Trump for the outcome of the Singapore Summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
Donald Trump to Hit the Campaign Trail in Minnesota, Fresh Off Summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un
President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Duluth, Minnesota next Wednesday, one week after he returns from the summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, which is scheduled to begin in a matter of hours in Singapore.
The majority of the 99 seats in the House of Representatives identified by the Cook Political Report as "competitive" in 2018 are in eight states:California, Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and Michigan.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) skated on public corruption charges dropped by the Department of Justice in January, but he now faces a five month trial in the court of public opinion among New Jersey voters, who will deliver their verdict in the November general election for the U.S.
A total of 2,142 refugees were admitted into the U.S. in May, bringing the total number admitted during the first eight months of FY 2018 to 14,331.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) leads likely Republican challenger Bob Hugin by just four points in a potential general election matchup for the U.S. Senate election this November in New Jersey, according to a new poll.
New York Times Admits It Lied About Crowd Size at Nashville Trump Rally, Corrects After President Calls Them Out
The New York Times has admitted that it lied about the size of the crowd at the Trump rally held in Nashville on Tuesday night, and changed their crowd estimate after the president called them out on Twitter.
Pro-Trump Dr. Mark Harris, GOP Primary Winner in NC: Opponent’s Support of Omnibus Spending Bill ‘A Real Turning Point’
Dr. Mark Harris, the pro-Trump conservative populist who defeated incumbent Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) in the GOP primary in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District on Tuesday, said his opponent's yes vote on the $1.3 Omnibus spending bill "was a real turning point in our race.
Mitch McConnell Backed Wrong Horse in West Virginia GOP Senate Primary, Pro-Trump Winner AG Morrisey Positioned to Take Seat from Dem
President Donald Trump, West Virginia State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and the populist conservative movement were the big winners in Tuesday's West Virginia Republican U.S. Senate primary.
CNN Poll: ‘Blue Wave’ Virtually Disappears as Democrat Generic Congressional Ballot Advantage Dwindles to 3 Points
CNN released a poll on Wednesday with results that shocked its own pundits: the much vaunted "Blue Wave" hoped for by Democrats in the coming midterm elections has virtually disappeared.
Bob Corker on Iran Deal: ‘Disappointing Administration Was Unable to Reach an Agreement with Our Allies’
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) released a statement Tuesday afternoon, shortly after President Trump announced that he is ending United States participation in the Iran nuclear deal. “It is disappointing that the administration was unable to reach an agreement with our allies," Corker said.
Only 1,639 refugees were admitted to the United States in April, bringing the total arrivals during the first seven months of FY 2018 to 12,188. At this pace, the Trump administration will admit fewer than 21,000 refugees in FY 2018, the lowest number of annual arrivals since the enabling legislation, the Refugee Act of 1980, was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Jimmy Carter.
The main state political action committee for the Ohio Tea Party movement endorsed Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor for the GOP nomination for governor of Ohio on Tuesday, a sign that her campaign is picking up momentum.
Mike Braun Uses Ad to Define Himself as Pro-Trump Candidate in Indiana GOP Senate Primary, Despite Business Track Record
With six days to go until the May 8 Indiana Republican U.S. Senate primary, businessman and former Democrat Mike Braun has turned a big bank roll and a clever gimmick into an effective branding tool that separates his candidacy from his two main rivals, Rep.
Two Polls Show Statistical Tie Between GOP’s Hawley and Incumbent Democrat McCaskill in Missouri Senate Race
Two polls released on Monday show that a potentialmatch up in November between incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Republican State Attorney General Josh Hawley in the Missouri Senate race is a statistical tie.
The campaign of State Auditor Matt Rosendale, the conservative front runner for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), released his first ad on Friday focused on the need to deliver a "buzz cut" to federal spending.
The Senate Ethics Committee slapped the wrist of Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on Thursday in a Public Letter of Admonition.
A national poll conducted of 1,000 likely voters by McLaughlin & Associates and former Clinton pollster Dick Morris provided exclusively to Breitbart News shows support for President Trump and suspicion of the investigation of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller.
The Associated Press declared Republican Debbie Lesko the winner of Tuesday's special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District over Democrat Hiral Tipirneni at 11:08 p.m. Eastern, one hour and eight minutes after the polls closed.
Arizona Poll: GOP Candidate ‘Pulling Away from Her Democrat Opponent’ in Congressional Special Election
A poll released by Emerson College on Monday shows Republican candidate Debbie Lesko "pulling away from her Democrat opponent Hiral Tipirneni" with a six-point lead one day before the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District to replace Rep.
Pro-Trump Katie Arrington Takes on Rep. Mark Sanford, ‘The Jeff Flake of Congress,’ in SC GOP Primary
Pro-Trump agenda State Rep. Katie Arrington, who is taking on incumbent Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) in the June 12 GOP primary in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District, called her opponent, "the Jeff Flake of Congress" in an interview with host Matt Boyle, Washington political editor of Breitbart News, on Sirius XM's Breitbart News Saturday.
A poll conducted last Wednesday by OH Predictive Insights shows Republican candidate Debbie Lesko has a ten point lead over Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni, 53 percent to 43 percent, in next Tuesday's special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District to replace former Rep.