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Speaking exclusively to Fox News' Chris Wallace in a wide-ranging interview, President Trump revealed what President Obama told him was the biggest challenge facing the U.S.,discussed potential high-level departures from his administration, and admitted that he enjoys calling on contentious CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer called on Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp to resign after he told a black woman he belongs to a “master race” during a meeting.
Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California on Saturday, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state.
The thankless, winless job of being mayor of Portland, Ore., may have gotten to Ted Wheeler.
Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded Saturday to GOP challenger Ron DeSantis in their contentious race in Floridafor the governor’s mansion.
Georgia Secretary of State Robyn A. Crittenden on Saturday announced the certification of election results from the disputed midterm elections, and, as anticipated, Republican Brian Kemp was the top vote-getterin the governor's race.
Cindy McCain, in an interview broadcast Friday, said that she hopes President Trump learns from the midterm elections and realize that “our country needs a strong leader, not a negative Nancy.
Embattled Broward County Election Supervisor Brenda Snipes claimed Saturday that racism is “probably” behind the widespread backlash against her.
President Trump arrived Saturday in Northern California to see the devastation from the California wildfires that have left at least 71 dead and more than 1,000 people missing -- saying it’s time “to pull together for the people of California.
Broward County’s second day of manual recounting stopped about an hour after it began Saturday when lawyers from both political parties pointed out that volunteers were counting the wrong ballots.
President Trump on Saturday pushed back on a “phony” New York Times story that said Trump was unsure of Vice President Mike Pence’s loyalty and that a 2020 shakeup could be on the cards -- telling reporters that Pence was “100 percent loyal.
Jim Glenn, the Democratic candidate running for Kentucky’s state House District 13, beat incumbent Republican Rep. D.J. Johnson by just one vote.
President Trump on Saturday gave full backing to House Minority Leader, D-Calif., taking the speaker’s gavel when the Democrats take the House in January -- telling reporters that those considering a challenge to her “are wasting their time.
Michael Avenatti’s law practice firm was ordered to be evicted from its California offices over unpaid rent after the judge dismissed his attempt to block the eviction, the latest setback for the embattled lawyer who was arrested on domestic violence charges earlier this week.
Michael Avenatti’s rise to fame came to an apparent end after his Wednesday arrest on suspicion of domestic violence, the latest setback for the embattled lawyer hit with of legal, political, financial, and personal troubles as he mulls his 2020 presidential run.
President Trump on Thursday ripped into Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, accusing investigators of having “gone absolutely nuts” and saying they are “a disgrace” to the country.
Congressional Black Caucus members aren’t happy with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, taking a symbolic vote Wednesday voicing their displeasure with his leadership of the party.
Newly-elected Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema didn’t object to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s bid to continue leading the party, despite previously saying she wouldn’t support him if elected.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is continuing its Russia probe on multiple fronts, with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates cooperating with prosecutors on “several ongoing investigations.”
A federal judge ruled early Thursday that thousands of voters who’ve had their ballots rejected due to issues with their signatures will haveuntil Saturday to resolve the issue and possibly get a chance to have their votes counted, according to a report.
Insiders say the president is unhappy, disappointed in some top aides, and ready to make changes.
Since President Trump appointed Mr. Whitaker last week, the acting attorney general has faced questions about the extent of his involvement with World Patent Marketing, where he was a paid advisory-board member until at least 2016.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the results of Georgia's gubernatorial race cannot be certified until certain absentee ballots have been counted.
Political rivals Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz —who both engaged in one of the mostheated racesfor aU.S. Senate seat in the months leading up to the midterm election — were spotted flying out of Texas, apparently on the same flight to Washington, D.C.
Allies of Nancy Pelosi are trying to stop a Democratic rebellion from taking place that could imperil a Pelosi return to the speakership, after an election where a number of newly-elected House Democrats vowed during the campaign to support someone other than the California Democrat for speaker.
President Trump on Tuesday ripped into French President Emmanuel Macron in a series of tweets -- hitting him on everything from his low approval ratings, to the French surrender to the Nazis in World War II, and suggesting U.S.
Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, was invited for a visit Monday morning by the Polk County Democratic Party in Des Moines – fueling speculation that the El Paso Democrat is weighing a 2020 presidential run after narrowly losing his bid to unseat U.S.
President Trump’s new acting Attorney General Mathew Whitaker is facing questions of legitimacy, with the state of Maryland expected to ask a federal judge for an injunction declaring Whitaker’s appointment illegal.
Donald Trump stared down the King of Morocco who appeared to be taking a nap during Emmanuel Macro's moving World War One ceremony speech.
The press just can't quit Donald Trump.
A federal judge on Monday ruled in favor of Stacey Abrams’ campaign, ruling that Georgia must count provisional ballots and delay the state's certification until the votes are tallied, her campaign said on Twitter.
A Republican congressman who lost his bid for re-election last week took to the op-ed pages of The Wall Street Journal last weekend to blame the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives on the late Sen.
Republican U.S. Rep. Martha McSally conceded Arizona's U.S. Senate race to Democratic congresswomanKyrsten Sinema Monday after the latest vote count showed McSally trailing by more than 38,000 votes.
For the past two years, Congressional Country Club has welcomed America's combat veterans to its world class facilities and championship golf courses for two months of instruction, free of charge.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has been accused of sharing a "doctored" video of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s interaction with a White House intern that resulted in the reporter’s press pass being revoked.
ATLANTA-- Republican Rep. Karen Handel has conceded her long-red House seat in the Atlanta suburbs to an African-American gun control advocate making her first run for public office.
With Democrats set to reclaim control of the House in January and President Trump already infuriating them with the forced resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speculation is rampant over whether they will use that power to pursue impeachment against the president -- or even Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
A Republican whose son and daughter urged people not to vote for him lost an election to serve in the Missouri General Assembly.
As news of the mass shooting at a California bar unfolded, severalDemocrats promised to use their new majority in the Houseto address gun violence.
President Trump on Wednesday reiterated that he won’t release his personal or Trump Organization’s tax returns until the review of them is completed.
Democrat Kim Schrier flipped a U.S. House seat in Washington state for the first time since it was created decades ago when her Republican opponent Dino Rossi conceded the race Wednesday.
A group of demonstrators gathered outside the White House Wednesday to protest the resignation of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Disgraced former Texas Rep. Steve Stockman was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison for pocketing at least $775,000 in donations intended for charity and spying on a potential GOP rival.
Themidterm electionsare barely over, but UK bookmakers are already setting their sights on the 2020 US presidential election with projections for a showdown between President Trump and Kamala Harris.
President Trump, surely hoping to use Nancy Pelosi as a political foil over the next two years, eagerly endorsed the California Democrat for speaker on Wednesday -- hours after Democrats clinched a majority in the House of Representatives.
Evelyn Arroyo-Maultsby, one of the people who served as a juror during New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez’s trial, attended his victory party Tuesday night after he won re-election.
In an election reflecting the country’s deep partisan divide, voters across America handed the keys to the House of Representatives to the Democrats, while Republicans took advantage of a favorable Senate map to expand on their majority in the Senate.
With midterm election night mostly over in several states across the U.S., there are still several races that have yet to be called Wednesday.
Election results Tuesday night showed power shift and seats get flippedin many states.
Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen of Nevada has been elected to the Senate, defeating Republican incumbent Dean Heller and giving Democrats a key pickup in the chamber.
Democrat Stacey Abrams said early Wednesday morning that she’s not conceding the Georgia governor's race despite Republican candidate Brian Kemp’s lead.
House Republicans have set their internal leadership races for next week.
After years in the political wilderness on Capitol Hill, Democrats will have the power to push their legislative agenda in Congress after winning the House majority Tuesday.
The incoming Democratic majority in the House of Representatives has the power to open a slew of investigations into the White House and President Trump when the new Congress is seated in January, and early indications are that Democrats plan to aggressively take advantage of their new authority.
Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams are still battling it out as last-minute votes tricklein to determine the outcome of one of the most contentious gubernatorial races in the 2018 midterm elections.
The Arizona Senate race between Reps. Martha McSally and KyrstenSinema was too close to call by late Tuesday night.
President Trump called Tuesday’s midterm election results a “tremendous success” Tuesday night, following bruising race calls that gave Democrats control of the House for the first time in eight years, and Republicans additional seats to maintain the majority in the Senate.
In one of the most contested Senate races of the midterm elections, incumbent Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskillwas ousted Tuesday by Republican candidate Josh Hawley.
Democratic state senator Laura Kelly has beat Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Fox News projects, flipping the Governor's mansion in a deep red state that voted for Trump by more than 20 points.
From one state’s first elected female senator to the richest governor ever, here's a look at a handful of candidates with historic wins.
Republican Ron DeSantis will defeat Democrat Andrew Gillum in the battle to be Florida’s next governor, Fox News projects.
The Democrats have control of the House, and that changes everything.
New York liberal congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated her Republican challenger Anthony Pappas Tuesday, becoming the youngest female elected to Congress.
U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., was projected to easily defeat former DemocraticGov. Phil Bredesen in the state's closely watched U.S. Senate race Tuesday night, tightening the GOP's hold on the upper chamber of Congress.
Kim Davis, the controversial Kentucky clerk who was jailed in 2015 over gay marriage licenses, lost her re-election bid on Tuesday to Democrat Elwood Caudill Jr.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has won re-election to a House seat in Florida. Wasserman Schultz was elected Tuesday to an eighth term in Congress in the 23rd District, which includes several cities in Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
Greg Pence is following in his older brother's footsteps.
Billionaire businessman J.B. Pritzker defeated Republican incumbent Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner Tuesday night, Fox News projected.
Democratic Rep. Charlie Crist wonre-election Tuesday to Florida's district representing St. Petersburg and Clearwater.
Republican South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster will win his race against Democrat James Smith, while the hard-fought Georgia gubernatorial race is too early to call, according to projections from the Fox News Decision Desk.
Democratic billionaire J.B. Pritzker will unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner in the Illinois gubernatorial contest to become the richest governor in U.S. history,Fox News projects, while a number of other key gubernatorial races remain too closeto call.
With the nation's political balance of power at stake, pollshave closed in six key states-- Indiana, Georgia, South Carolina, Kentucky, Vermontand Virginia -- as well as most of Florida.
RepublicanMarsha Blackburn of Tennessee currently leads Democrat Phil Bredesen in the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Bob Corker, as that and other key congressional races remain too close to call.
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez will win re-election by defeating Republican businessman Bob Hugin, Fox News projects. In another key race, theFox News Decision Desk projects that Republican Rep.
Nearly two-thirds of voters in Tuesday's midterm elections said the U.S. economy was in "excellent" or "good" shape, according to the Fox News Voter Analysis.
Here’s your guide to help track and understand what wins in losses in various House races mean for the balance of power in Congress.
Sit back, relax and grab some popcorn.
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker isn't running for office this Election Day -- but he was still running. Through traffic.
Voters heading out to their respectivepolling stations across the country complained Tuesday about a variety of issues— from extremely long lines to malfunctioning voting machines.
Former FBI director James Comey wrote in an op-ed Tuesday he believes an anti-Trump “awakening” is underway in America, as social media posts showed the outspoken President Trumpcritic campaigning for Democrats on Election Day.
The speaker of the New York City Council called for the executive director of the city’s Board of Elections to resign on Election Day, as voters experienced long lines and broken scanners at voting precincts.
The "Live Free or Die" state will present a ballot initiative that would add language to New Hampshire’s state constitution clarifying that “an individual’s right to live free from governmental intrusion in private or personal information is natural, essential, and inherent.
As voters cast their ballots across the country, the number of tight races makes it all but inevitable that some contests won't be called on Election Night -- in several states and districts, the vote count could drag into the wee morning hours of Wednesday, and at least one might not be decided until late November, even December.
In light of the 2018 midterm elections, here’s a look back at some of the closest congressional races in the past 50 years.
The sheer number of airtight toss-up House and Senate races means there are no guarantees about tonight’s outcome, even as generic congressional ballots show Democrats with the advantage over Republicans and the party of the president historically loses seats in their first midterm elections.
President Trump endorsed New Jersey GOP Senate candidate Bob Hugin Tuesday, in an 11th-hour effort to drive Republican voters to the polls in key states.
Voters across the country are decrying “vote shaming” efforts after receiving “voting report cards” and reminders that whether they vote in elections is public record.
"Question 6" would require that 50 percent of Nevada's energy come from renewable resources by 2030. Arizona votes on a similar ballot measure this year.
Former Hillary Clinton adviser Philippe Reines said in a new interview that Juanita Broaddrick is “full of s---,” declaring in no uncertain terms that he does not believe the woman who has repeatedly accused Bill Clinton of raping her.
Liberal New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says it is “puzzling” to figure out a strategy to fund Medicare for all, despite touting the socialist-like health care plan championed by the far left throughout her campaign.
President Trump will watch the midterm election returns with family and friends at the White House Tuesday evening, settling into a brief role as spectator after months of campaigning for Republican congressional and gubernatorial candidates.
Democrats don’t have to win control of either chamber of Congress to jam the Trump administration’s agenda and flood the zone with investigations.
A Michigan newspaper reporter by accident left a voicemail to Republican candidate John James, saying his victory over longtime incumbent Sen. Debbie Stabenow would “s---.”
The eldest son of former Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer unexpectedly died over the weekend, the family announced on Monday.
If Donald Trump is as terrible a president as the press has been proclaiming for nearly two years, the opposition party should be riding a wave of revulsion to victory.
The crowd at President Donald Trump’s rally in Missouri on Monday evening began singing “Amazing Grace” after a woman collapsed and needed medical attention.
Sometimes to Republicans' chagrin, President Trump has openly cast Tuesday's midterm elections as a referendum on his record and political clout, a kind of ultimate test after a bruising midterm season that saw many of his hand-picked candidates surge to victories in key primaries.
After hundreds of campaign rallies, billions of dollars in donations, a nonstop blitz of TV advertising and polling that’s been in full swing since summer, Election Day has arrived – and with it, voters’ midterm verdict on whether Republicans should hold or lose their grip on power in Washington.