Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Friday defended his support of left-wing regimes and anti-war activismin the 1980s, saying “I did my best” to stop American foreign policy during the administration of former President Ronald Reagan.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday launched his 2020 campaign with a rally that put unity and bipartisanship at its core, calling on the country to put aside “angry” politics -- although he saved plenty of barbs for President Trump.
Former FBI Director James Comey ripped into Attorney General William Barr on Friday, accusing him of “sliming his own department” after Barr said that government power was used “to spy on American citizens.
Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether.
The Missouri House on Friday approved a restrictive abortion bill that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy -- one of a slew of such bills in red states that have sparked a heated national debate on abortion rights.
President Trump and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio traded barbs in dueling videos Thursday after the liberal mayor announced he was running for president -- and told his fellow New Yorker: “We’re coming for you.
President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country,shifting the system in order to favor admissions based on merit rather than family ties.
President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country,upending the system in order to favor admissions based on merit rather than family ties.
The Obama administrationreportedly agreed to offloadthreeRwandans accused of slaughtering Americans to Australia-- a previously unknown arrangement connected to a broader migrant swap between the two countries that made headlineslast year when President Trump balked at the deal.
A federal court on Friday found Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional, ordering that a new map be proposed by June ahead of the 2020 elections -- and blocking the statefrom holding another election under the current map.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the lead House sponsor ofthe sweeping “Medicare-for-all” health care plan, said this week that her proposed programwould force about 1million employees of private health insurance companies out of their jobs.
A top Iran resistance group is calling on European nations to shut down Tehran's embassies in response to the regime's alleged use of embassies to plot terror attacks against its political opponents across the continent -- as the Trump administration ramps up sanctions against the Islamic republic.
2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sandersreportedly once suggested that a string of letter bombs and other attacksin the U.S.may have been instigated by the governmentto discredit those seeking political change.
Justice Department officials chided congressional Democratsthis week for ignoring a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report made available to them, even as they pursue a subpoena for the full document and accusethe department of stonewalling.
Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday told lawmakers that the Department of Justice has “multiple criminal leak investigations” underway in response to unauthorized media contact by department officials during the Special Counsel’s Russia investigation.
President Trump on Wednesday said he is overturning the military’s plan to decommission the U.S.S. Harry S. Truman, promising it will be updated “at the fraction of the cost of a new one” instead.
President Trump on Wednesday went on a marathon retweeting spree, amplifying supporters in quick-fire succession who objected to a firefighters union endorsing 2020 Democratic hopeful Joe Biden.
Liberal Democrats’ ambitious plan to transfer Americans to a government-run “Medicare-for-all” system took a step forward Tuesday as the House held an emotionalfirst hearing for the proposal -- and Republicans vigorously pushed back, warning the program would offer inferior health care at tremendous cost.
Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., in promoting his Green New Deal, warned Tuesday that President Trump’s Florida estate will be underwater within 15 years if the U.S. does not act to stop climate change.
We're more than 18 months out from Election Day, but liberal activist group MoveOn already is throwing its weight behind the four freshman congresswomen energizing the base witheverything from the controversial Green New Deal to calls for President Trump's impeachment.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., said this week that she does not support launching impeachment hearings against President Trump in the wake of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report -- the latest wrinkle in left-wing Democrats’ plans to push impeachment.
2020 Democratic hopefuls head to Las Vegas to make case to top union, pitch working class credentials
A number of top 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls will be in Las Vegas Saturday to pitch their working class credentials to the top Service Employees International Union (SEIU) as they seek to distinguish themselves from a crowded field of candidates.
Joe Biden's senior adviser called his frontrunner status ‘overhyped,’ said she ‘cringed’ at hugging joke
A senior adviser to former Vice President Joe Biden’s 2020 bid previously called him “overhyped” and said she “cringed” at an apology video he made for inappropriately touching women years ago.
Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., is recovering at home after a “completely successful” surgery for prostate cancer, his office said Friday -- opening the door for the Democrat to throw his hat into the 2020 presidential race
Outgoing French ambassador Gerard Araud tore into President Trump in a series ofexit interviews, calling the U.S. president a “big mouth” who reads “basically nothing or nearly nothing” -- and even comparinghim to the "uninformed" French King Louis XIV.
President Trump lashed outFriday at certain associates who spoke to Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of his Russia investigation -- calling some of the claims made about him in the report“total bull---t.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., issued a subpoena Friday to obtain the "complete and unredacted" version ofSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report, as well as the underlying materials, a day after the redacted copy was released.
Trump campaign goes on post-Mueller attack against 'Obama-era DOJ and FBI,' warns 'Justice will be served'
President Trump’s 2020 campaign issued an ominous warning to the “Obama-era DOJ and FBI” on Thursday for their role in instigating the Russia investigation -- promising supporters that “Justice will be served,” on the heels of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report being released.
President Trump and his legal team declared victoryThursday as Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report was released -- with the president repeating his "no collusion" mantra and saying“this should never happen to another president again.
President Trump on Thursdayturned to “Game of Thrones” for inspiration as he mocked his political opponents ahead of the release of the special counsel’s report onthe Russia investigation --declaring that it was“Game Over” for them.
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen on Thursday promised to fill in the blanks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation,hours before a redacted version of his report was due to be made public.
President Trump sought to get out ahead of Thursday's release ofSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller’s report by branding the Russia investigationanew as “the greatest political hoax of all time.
President Trump on Wednesday said he had a “wonderful conversation” with Pope Francis, in which he offered U.S. help to renovate Notre Dame Cathedral after a blaze tore through the historic church this week.
Pelosi undermines Trump abroad on US-UK trade deal, says ‘no chance’ if Brexit hurts Irish peace accord
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, speaking on foreign soil Wednesday, created some domestic tensions over President Trump’s call for a U.S.-U.K. trade deal should Britain leave the European Union -- telling the Irish Parliament that such a deal stands “no chance” if Brexit hurts the 1998 Irish peace accords.
The nation’s top Medicare official said on ‘Fox &Friends’ Wednesday that Democrats'“Medicare-for-all”proposal amounts to “the biggest threat to the American health care system,” claiming the policy would lead to worse care and longer wait times.
An expansive network of“shadowy” dark moneydonors has grown to rival the influence of theconservative Koch brothers --pumping millionsinto left-wing causes ranging from health care toclimate change to abortion -- all while flying well under the radar of public scrutiny, according to an explosive new report obtained by Fox News.
Hungary’s top diplomat, in an interview with Fox News, praised President Trump’s push for NATO partners to boost military spending--and said the administration'streatment of Central European countries as allies represents astark contrast from what he called the “lecturing” of the Obama years.
2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. promised on Saturday to “bring a fight” to the National Rifle Association, as he called for a range of gun control reforms as part of the hometown launch of his national campaign.
House Democrats on Saturday increased their demands for the IRS to give them access to President Trump’s tax returns -- foreshadowing a lengthy legal battle in the courts
Republicans in the White House and Congress are renewing their support for a U.S.-U.K. trade deal after Britain leaves the European Union -- even as Brexit is facing significant delays in the U.K.
Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., newly unveiled ‘Medicare-for-all’ plan, backed by a host of other 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls, would open the door to givinghealth care to illegal immigrants -- a marked left-wing departure from past proposals for healthcare reform.
Members of Congress allegedly sexually harassed night shift custodial staff as they cleaned their offices, according to a recent inspector general’s report on sexual harassment within the Architect of the Capitol.
2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is known for her left-wing views on issues from healthcare-for-all to taxing the super-wealthy. But a new deep dive into the left-wing firebrand’s past finds that she was known as a “diehard conservative” in school.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosiattemptedto present a united Democratic Party on Friday as lawmakers closed out a Washington-area retreat, despite suggestions that she is grappling with her ownversion of the "Tea Party" that roiled the Republican Party establishment during the Obama years.
A founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement was barred from entering the U.S. on Thursday, amid an escalating pushback against the anti-Israel movement in Congress.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said in a recent appearance that he does not think religious beliefs interfere with a judge’s job, and criticized attempts by Democrats to impose “religious tests” on judicial nominees.
Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is not a “hero” andthat it was a "complex" question as to whether Assange'srole publishing classified documents on the Iraq War counted as legitimate journalistic activity.
Vice President Pence called out Venezuela's United Nationsambassador to his face whileaddressing the body's Security Council on Wednesday -- a speech he used todeclareit's time for Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro to step down.
White House rips Omar for calling Stephen Miller a ‘white nationalist,’ highlights her 'history of anti-Semitic comments’
The White House on Wednesday slammed Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., for calling White House adviser Stephen Miller a white nationalist, describing her remarks as “completely ignorant” and accusing her of “wildly” attacking a Jewish member of the administration.
As the Democratic Party tacks increasingly left on immigration, some key figuresare moving to reset the rhetoric in their own ranks -- with Sen. Bernie Sanders taking a stand against “open borders” policies and former President Barack Obama highlighting the importance of immigrants assimilating into their host nation’s culture.
A caravan-size influx of migrants is flooding across the border each week in just a single sector, a top Border Patrol official told lawmakers Tuesday -- the latest indicator of the growing migration crisis on the southern border.
President Trump said Saturday that Democrats have allowed anti-Semitism to “take root in their party and their country” as the party’s base is pushing it to theleft and to positions more critical of Israel.
Former President Barack Obama on Saturday warned that progressive risk creating a “circular firing squad” as prospective Democratic presidential candidates race to the left on a number of hot topic issues ahead of the 2020 election.
Trump lawyer calls on IRS to reject Dem demands for tax returns, says it would set ‘dangerous precedent’
A lawyer for President Trump said in a letter Friday that Democratic efforts to get the IRS to turn over the president’s tax returns are an attempt to harass a political opponent, and that it would set a “dangerous precedent” for the agency to turn them over.
President Trump, in an interview that aired Saturday on “Fox & Friends”, called the FBI Special Counsel’s Russia investigation “a big hoax” and claimed that Democrats are keeping up pressure on the Justice Department to release the report sooner because “they’ve done a lousy job.
President Trump on Friday visited the southern border amid an escalating migration crisis,saying that “our country is full” and warning potential migrants thinking about crossing the borderthat “we can’t take you anymore.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called Friday for “examining and pursuing an agenda of reparations” as part of a lengthy list of proposalsdelivered before an Al Sharpton-sponsored conference in New York -- touting a controversial policy that's increasingly gained support from the 2020 field of Democratic presidential candidates.
President Trump on Friday confirmed that he has pulled the nomination of his pick to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying the administration will “go in a tougher direction” -- as he heads to the border for a roundtable with law enforcement officials.
Trump gives Mexico a 'one-year warning' to stop drugs, migrants or he will tax cars and close border
President Trump on Thursday said he was giving Mexico a "one-year warning"to stop the flows of migration and drugs into the U.S., or he would slap tariffs on cars made there and close the southern border.
Obama-era Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan sounded the alarm Thursday on the crisis at the southern border, testifying before Congress that the crisis is “at a magnitude never seen before in modern times” and urging lawmakers to act to stop what he described as a virtual “open border policy.
House Republicans are forming an “Anti-Socialism Caucus” to “defend individual liberty & free markets” andpush back against the leftward drift of some in the Democratic Party.
Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz unveiled the “Green Real Deal” on Wednesday as a free-market counterproposal to the Green New Deal being pushed by Democratsto combat climate change.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, in a historic address to Congress, declared Wednesday that President Trump’s push for NATO allies to increase their defense spending has “had an impact” and made the alliance stronger.
An adviser to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., reportedly urged health policy groups to raise their concerns about “Medicare-for-all” proposals, just as the plan was beginning to be embraced by top 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls.
President Trump on Tuesday stood by his threat to close the southern border, as his aides said that it is one of a number of options being explored to tackle the growing crisis there.
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro on Tuesday called for illegal immigration to no longer be treated as a criminal matter.
Former Obama administration officials are publicly agreeing with President Trump’s assessmentthat there is a crisis at the southern border -- even as some Democrats downplay the situation and oppose Trump's declaration of a national emergency.
2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke on Saturday formally launched his White House bid in his home state of Texas, and used an address in El Paso Texas to focus on immigration in particular.
Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Saturday that America has a “crisis” at the southern border, and that the number of apprehension exceed anything he encountered during his time serving under former President Barack Obama.
President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani ripped into Democrats on Saturday for their demands that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report be released next week, accusing them of creating “false impressions” for the American people.
President Trump on Saturday announced that Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who is accused of war crimes in Iraq, will be moved to ‘less restrictive confinement’ -- apparently in response to a push by Republican lawmakers advocating for Gallagher.
Fora Democratic presidential fieldshaping up to be the most liberal grouping of candidates in modern American history, it appears no idea is too far-reachingto at least consider.
President Trump on Thursday signed an executive orderto promote free speech on college campuses bythreatening colleges with the loss of federal research funding if they do not protect those rights.
Senators on both sides of the aisle rallied to the defense of the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Wednesday, after President Trump launched a fresh round of attacks against the senator’s legacy this week.
Trump displays Syria map detailing ISIS territory loss, vows terror network ‘will be gone by tonight’
President Trump on Wednesday brandished a striking map showing how the Islamic State’spresence in Syria hasdiminished since he took office, while vowing the deadly terrorist network will be gone “by tonight” as he showed reporters the tiny spot representing their last stand.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas surprised court watchers on Wednesday when he made a rare intervention in court arguments -- asking a question in a case where a death row inmate is challenging his conviction and sentence.
2020 Dems give green-light for their own campaigns to unionize, in latest sign of activist influence
Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls are quickly warming to the idea of allowing their own campaign workers to unionize -- a move that shows the rising influence of labor-aligned activists in the party, and one that could increase campaign costs in the long run.
President Trump on Tuesday brushed off increasing calls fromDemocratic presidential candidatesto pack the Supreme Court with more judges, accusing them of trying to “catch up” after losingat the ballot box.
Trump greets Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, says ‘strongly’ considering NATO privileges for Brazil
President Trump on Tuesday gave a warm welcome to the new Brazilian president, saying the relationship between the U.S. and Brazil has “never been better” and suggested that Brazil could be brought into the North American Treaty Organization (NATO).
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.,reportedly has been de-listed from the board of left-wing activist group Justice Democrats, following legal and ethical questions about her affiliation with the group.
2020 presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., on Monday took a swipeat his Democratic rivals, including Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., for "bragging" aboutpast marijuana use --while ordinary Americans have seen their lives derailed for the same thing.
President Trump on Saturday backed bipartisan calls in Congress for FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russian interference in the 2016 election to be made public.
New York Attorney General Letitia James is claiming that evidence shows that President Trump turned the Trump Foundation into a branch of his 2016 presidential campaign -- and said he should pay $2.8 million in restitution.
Democratic gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum this week questioned the legitimacy of the outcomes of their respective races -- suggesting that they, rather than their Republican opponents, should be in the governors seats.
Former Democratic gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum this week questioned theoutcomes of their 2018 gubernatorialraces -- suggesting that they, rather than their Republican opponents, should be in the governorseats.
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was forced Friday to offer two apologies, one for a campaign joke about how he and his wife raise their children, and another about an edgy short story about running over kids that he wrote when he was 15.
2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., slammed President Trump Friday for saying he didn’t think white nationalism was a rising threat in the wake of a mass shooting at a New Zealand mosque.
President Trump on Friday used the first veto of his administration to reject a bipartisan resolution that sought to block his declaration of a national emergency at the border, a move almost certain to kill the measure.
Newly unsealed court filings show the office of the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., shared with the FBI and a host of media outlets the unverifieddossier that alleged the Russians had compromising information on now-President Trump.
Newly unsealed court filings show how the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and an associate shared with the FBI and a host of media outlets the unverifieddossier that alleged the Russians had compromising information on now-President Trump.
Senate votes to block Trump’s border emergency declaration, in bipartisan rebuke teeing up likely veto
Senate Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues on Thursday in voting to block President Trump’s border emergency declaration -- a move expected to prompt the president's first-ever veto.
Senate Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues on Thursday in voting to block President Trump’s border emergency declaration -- a move that will prompt the president's first-ever veto.
GOP leaders in the House are calling onHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to hold hearings on the Green New Deal-- part of a broader Republican push to bring more attention to the sweeping plan embraced by the Democratic Party's left flank and derided as socialism by the right.
A California college’s council is pushing forward with a vote to end its study abroad program with an Israeli university -- a push that has picked up the support of freshman Rep.
President Trump on Thursday said his administration wants to make a ‘large scale trade deal’ with the U.K. -- a boost to Prime Minister Theresa May’s besieged government on the same day as lawmakers across the pond are due to vote on delaying Britain’s departure from the bloc.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Wednesday that she would not allow the House to take up legislation that would potentially spare President Trump from an embarrassing rebuff from Congress over his decision to declare a national emergency on the border.
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is seeking another delay in his sentencing for lying to the FBI, saying that he potentially has more cooperation to offer as he looks to reduce his sentence.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Tuesday said that the fight in the Democratic Party over whether to push for the impeachment of President Trump shows that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
British PM Theresa May faces another likely defeat in vote on revised Brexit deal, as clock ticks down
British Prime Minister Theresa May was facing yet another battle for her own political survival on Tuesday as Parliament looked to set to again reject her Brexit deal with the European Union -- just weeks before Britain is set to leave the bloc.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney reportedly challenged Vice President Pence over President Trump’s foreign policy on Saturday, with Cheney even comparing Trump's approach to that of former President Barack Obama.