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Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates

The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other p...

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates

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Trump uses energy speech in Louisiana to criticize Democratic candidates U.S. President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
15:17, 05/15/2019

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
21:51, 05/23/2019

Democratic presidential candidates seek union support at workers' forum Six Democratic presidential hopefuls declared their support for American workers and a $15 federal minimum wage on Saturday as they seek the backing of labor unions in their battle to become the candidate to take on Republican President Donald Trump next year....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a woman who worked for another MP....
22:00, 05/03/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
23:51, 06/11/2019

Puerto Ricans worry political turmoil could further delay federal aid The nonprofit All Hands and Hearts arrived here in January 2018, to fix roofs in the rural town where Hurricane Maria made its first, most damaging landfall. ...
12:51, 07/29/2019

As temperatures climb, there's a new federal push to keep workers safe With global temperatures rising, there's greater health risks for outdoor workers. Proposed legislation could protect them from heat-related illness.       ...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Federal workers’ unions increasingly at odds over replacing Phoenix pay system The federal team charged with finding a replacement for the government's troubled Phoenix pay system will present the Liberals with options within weeks....
18:51, 05/19/2019

House moving to provide paid family leave for federal workers Up to 12 weeks of leave available for parental or other family purposes would switch from unpaid to paid time under an amendment attached to defense spending bill....
05:17, 07/11/2019

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
13:17, 06/10/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
04:17, 05/11/2019

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Trump pick Stephen Moore's Fed nomination could be doomed as GOP senators criticize him Sen. Joni Ernst, the Iowa Republican, said she likely will not vote for Moore and also said she does not believe he currently has the votes to win approval in the Senate....
22:34, 04/30/2019

Nunes to Democrats: Don’t just criticize Trump’s immigration overhaul, introduce your own plan Democrats should introduce their own comprehensive immigration reform plan instead of merely criticizing President Trump’s soon-to-be-announced immigration overhaul proposal, according to Rep. Devin Nunes....
20:51, 05/16/2019

‘Hong Kong Thing’ Is ‘Very Tough,’ but Trump Doesn’t Criticize China Critics and allies said President Trump’s relative disinterest in human rights and focus on economics have kept him from taking sides between China and the protesters....
08:51, 08/14/2019

Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spiteful.”...
04:00, 07/16/2019

'View' host Joy Behar uses shocking comment to criticize migrant camps under Trump "The View" hosts were outraged on Tuesday over reported conditions at the camps housing migrants along the southern border -- particularly that children didn't have supplies like toothpaste and soap....
21:00, 06/25/2019

China experts criticize Neil Bush for support of communist regime against Trump A son of the late President George H.W. Bush with business ties to the Chinese government is under fire from experts and human rights activists for defending the Chinese Communist government from Western critics....
04:17, 07/20/2019

MSNBC interrupts airing of Lindsey Graham's speech to criticize him: He's a 'human shield' for Trump MSNBC interrupted its broadcast of Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., to correct him and criticize his actions as head of the committee tasked with questioning Attorney General Bob Barr about the special counsel's report....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not support adequately funding the military. "I will tel...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Tory leadership candidates: Matt Hancock calls delivering Brexit 'critical' - but Jeremy Hunt says no-deal would be 'political suicide' Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock says it is "mission critical" to deliver Brexit before a general election takes place after the party's humiliating performance at the European elections....
10:17, 05/28/2019

Universal cancels release of 'The Hunt', controversial film Trump appeared to criticize Universal Pictures is canceling the release of "The Hunt" – a film that President Donald Trump seemingly criticized earlier this week.        ...
01:18, 08/13/2019

Universal cancels release of 'The Hunt,' controversial film Trump appeared to criticize Universal Pictures is canceling the release of "The Hunt" – a film that President Donald Trump seemingly criticized earlier this week.        ...
22:51, 08/10/2019

How 2020 Democratic candidates reacted to Trump meeting with Kim Democrats running for president in 2020 expressed skepticism President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un would yield tangible results, with some arguing Trump's actions are hurting America's standing in the world and elevating the North Korean dictator....
15:00, 07/02/2019

Trump knocks Democratic candidates over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for a G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
07:34, 06/28/2019

| Democratic 2020 candidates call for Trump's impeachment Several candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have seized upon remarks by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump....
23:34, 05/29/2019

Some Democratic Candidates Seek to Link Shootings to Trump In the wake of two shootings, one of which is being investigated as domestic terrorism, some said the president creates a culture that lets white nationalism thrive....
22:17, 08/04/2019

Trump, GOP sue California over law requiring presidential candidates’ tax returns California’s law is “a naked political attack against the sitting President of the United States,” the state and national Republican parties argued in one of two lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court in Sacramento....
08:34, 08/07/2019

Democratic candidates rally Latinos vs. Trump in Miami forum MIAMI (AP) — At a forum on Latino issues, eight Democratic candidates for president attacked Trump administration policies that led to the separation of families and detention of children. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials hosted the Miami forum Friday for candidates...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Four candidates at top of Trump's list to replace Sarah Sanders: source U.S. President Donald Trump has four leading candidates under consideration to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Trump confidant said on Friday....
19:34, 06/14/2019

US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the leaders' meeting......
01:00, 07/01/2019

On Politics: Trump’s Words Are Scrutinized by Candidates in Wake of Shootings Democratic presidential candidates denounced a culture of hatred and white nationalism that some said emanated from the Trump White House after two mass shootings....
09:51, 08/05/2019

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable....
22:17, 07/15/2019

President Trump Said He Would Take Foreign Campaign Help. Here’s What Past Candidates Did in That Situation This week, President Donald Trump once again found himself defending his stance on accepting campaign help from a foreign government. The latest round of debate on the issue began Wednesday, when Trump said in an interview with George Stephanopoulos that he thinks there’s “nothing wrong ...
08:51, 06/15/2019

Most 2020 Democratic candidates tiptoe around question of impeaching Trump Fewer than one-third of the 23 Democrats vying for the nomination are issuing calls to start the impeachment process, citing evidence in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report they believe shows Trump obstructed justice....
21:00, 05/26/2019

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
00:00, 07/01/2019

Donald Trump sues California over law requiring candidates to release tax returns President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued the state of California over its new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to be eligible to appear on the 2020 primary ballot....
06:00, 08/07/2019

Democratic candidates unite in rage at Trump following latest mass shootings The mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have turned the 2020 presidential campaign into an increasingly visceral referendum on the nature of Donald Trump's presidency and the message that delivered him to the White House....
14:34, 08/08/2019

Trump campaign sues California over law requiring candidates release tax forms Lawsuits say the new law violates the US constitution and is ‘a naked political attack’ against Donald TrumpThe Trump campaign and the Republican party sued California over a new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to run in the state’s primary.The lawsuits argue the l...
11:34, 08/07/2019

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture....
00:00, 07/01/2019

The Democratic Candidates Drew a Sharp Contrast With Trump’s Response to Shootings Leaving the White House for a trip to Dayton and El Paso Wednesday, President Donald Trump couldn’t resist a detour to politics, lambasting critics of his response to two mass shootings as “political people” who are “very low in the polls.” The Democrats seeking to repl...
03:00, 08/08/2019

Democratic candidates blast Trump’s rhetoric in wake of two mass shootings Twenty people were killed by a gunman in the Texas-Mexico border city of El Paso on Saturday. Overnight, nine more people were killed in Dayton, Ohio....
14:00, 08/05/2019

Texas and Ohio shootings: Democratic presidential candidates blast NRA and Donald Trump Democratic presidential candidates have hit out at US President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association amid two horrific mass shootings in the country....
03:51, 08/05/2019

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
02:34, 06/10/2019

‘Adios to Donald Trump.’ Democratic Candidates Address Voters in Spanish in First Debate Some Democratic presidential candidates leaned on their Spanish language skills during the first Democratic primary debate on Wednesday. The debate, which aired on NBC and MSNBC, was also broadcast on Telemundo platforms, making it the first Spanish-language channel to host a Democratic presidential...
15:51, 06/27/2019

California Dem convention heats up as candidates jab Trump, call for impeachment ... and contend with hecklers Fourteen presidential hopefuls rallied at the California Democratic Convention in San Francisco Saturday, taking shots at Trump and outlining their platforms to attract votes from thousands of activists, party delegates and guests in attendance. ...
06:51, 06/02/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Trump Says Federal Reserve 'Doesn't Know What It Is Doing' President Trump compared the Federal Reserve to “a stubborn child” in a pair of tweets on Monday, after the bank opted not to cut interest rates during its two-day meeting last week....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
09:51, 08/02/2019

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
00:17, 06/22/2019

2020 Democratic candidates are pointing to Trump as 'encouraging' shootings such as those in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio Associated Press Democratic presidential candidates condemned the two mass shootings that claimed 29 lives in 24 hours as a deadly result of a toxic culture that is "encouraged" by President Donald Trump. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete...
05:51, 08/05/2019

Federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban A federal judge in California blocked the Trump administration's new rule that prohibits the vast majority of Central American migrants from asylum in the United States....
08:51, 07/25/2019

Trump's New ICE Chief Is Everything Wrong With the Political System Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the next director of the immigration gestapo known as ICE: Mark Morgan, a 20-year FBI official who briefly served as the head of Customs of Border Protection at the tail end of the Obama administration....
04:17, 05/07/2019

Nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, amplified by calls from presidential candidates The push to oust Trump was also accelerated by Mueller’s testimony confirming that the president could be charged with obstruction of justice after he leaves office....
18:17, 08/02/2019

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
20:51, 07/09/2019

Trump orders federal agencies to "streamline" GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
19:51, 06/12/2019

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a patient might have one....
06:34, 06/21/2019

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Randolph moss determined Friday the policy is a violati...
11:17, 08/03/2019

Trump attacks Federal Reserve again, wants interest rate cut WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is continuing efforts to pressure the U.S. central bank system, saying the stock markets and economic growth would be much higher if not for its actions. Trump says the Federal Reserve “doesn’t know what it’s doing” and raised interest...
16:51, 06/24/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it ti be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics experts said....
17:51, 05/18/2019

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political U.S. battle tanks were spotted on a cargo train in Washington on Tuesday morning, a sign of the military firepower that will be featured as part of a July Fourth celebration...
20:51, 07/02/2019

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
08:51, 07/04/2019

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
14:17, 07/19/2019

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ambassador to NATO said....
03:51, 06/01/2019

| Trump revives political bias accusations against Google US President Donald Trump has revived his criticism of Google, referencing a fired engineer who claimed the internet giant was working against his re-election....
19:00, 08/07/2019

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the President as he runs for reelection....
05:34, 08/15/2019

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. “Her job is very much at risk,” the South Carolina Republican told “Fox News Sunday.” “Nancy Pelosi is riding a bucking, wild...
22:51, 05/26/2019

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political experts told Reuters....
15:00, 07/08/2019

In Move Aimed at Trump, California Governor Signs Bill Requiring Presidential Candidates to Release Tax Returns (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — California’s Democratic governor signed a law Tuesday requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on the state’s primary ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald Trump. But even if the law withstands a likely l...
23:51, 07/30/2019

USWNT star Megan Rapinoe rips into 'disgusting' Trump tweets, weighs in on candidates she's interested in for 2020 REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz FIFA Women's World Cup winner and US Women's National Team star Megan Rapinoe called President Donald Trump's tweets criticizing four congresswomen of color "disgusting," in an interview with CNN's Van Jones on Saturday. Rapinoe, who is an outspoken critic of Trump, told Jones...
09:51, 07/21/2019

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can’t be studied any other way. Research using ...
19:17, 06/09/2019

Federal Reserve snubs Trump by refusing to cut interest rates US rates held at 2.25% to 2.5%President had called for ‘one point’ cutThe US Federal Reserve snubbed Donald Trump’s call for a cut in interest rates on Wednesday as the central bank noted economic activity was still rising at “a solid rate”.After a two-day meeting the Fed decided to hold rates stead...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials using......
17:17, 07/09/2019

The Trump Administration Was Not Down With Displaying a Rainbow Flag on Federal Land Queer activists celebrated when it was announced in 2017 that a rainbow flag would be flown outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a riot in 1969 helped inaugurate the gay rights movement. The flag was to fly in Christopher Park, right outside of Stonewall Inn, which was designated in...
01:34, 06/25/2019

Trump administration reinstates death penalty for federal crimes The Trump administration has reinstated the US government's power to order the death penalty for federal crimes - and has started by immediately scheduling five executions....
19:00, 07/25/2019

Trump continues to flip Manhattan federal courts conservative President Trump may get the chance to turn the federal courts in Manhattan conservative. Last week, he added two more judges to the 13-judge US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit — making the balance seven liberals to six conservatives. Soon, he will get to add two more. Circuit Judges Christop...
06:17, 05/13/2019

Federal judge dismisses racketeering claims against Trump family A federal judge in Manhattan on Wednesday dismissed racketeering claims against President Trump and three of his children that were part of a lawsuit alleging the Trump family promoted sham marketing opportunities which brought hundreds of thousands in losses for investors....
04:51, 07/25/2019

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's federal records....
06:17, 07/10/2019

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
22:17, 07/24/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Asylum Ban A federal judge in San Francisco blocked the Trump administration’s most recent asylum restrictions on Wednesday, ruling against a policy which sought to ban asylum seekers at the southern border who had passed through other countries without seeking asylum there first....
15:51, 07/25/2019

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory committees created under the Federal Advisory Committee ...
00:00, 06/15/2019

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters related to government affairs, he can’t bar some Ameri...
11:00, 07/10/2019

Trump's Federal Reserve pick withdraws from consideration – live Stephen Moore, economist beset by legal and financial issues, pulls out following multiple reports by the Guardian on his pastTrump’s Fed pick underpaid ex-wife’s alimony for years – exclusiveSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.19pm BST Stephen Moore, a nominee to the Federal Rese...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal program over Trump rule Group’s acting president and CEO says centers will remain open but predicts many women will ‘delay or go without’ carePlanned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring ...
06:51, 08/20/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
06:17, 05/22/2019

Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The federal appeals court has ruled the Trump administration acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing planned weekend raids and mass deportations of people in the US illegally. Related: 'Death by a thous...
18:51, 06/23/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
22:00, 06/14/2019

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race card for political gain against the White House....
17:34, 07/17/2019

Trump Would Rather Jeff Sessions' Political Career Stay Dead, Thank You Very Much Over the past several months, it’s been reported that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is weighing a bid for his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. According to Alabama’s other senator, he will probably not be able to count on the support of President Donald Trump....
05:34, 07/12/2019

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could explode againIf Donald Trump’s racist diatribe against four congresswomen of colour was intended to animate his most loyal supporters, it seemed to have w...
10:51, 07/21/2019

Trump calls America’s story ‘the greatest political journey’ President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as “the greatest political journey in human history” in a Fou...
22:34, 07/05/2019

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The event served most tellingly as a vicious satire on...
22:34, 06/05/2019

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
21:51, 07/02/2019

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own political advantage....
01:51, 06/04/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black’s media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and The Daily Telegraph of London. He was convicted o...
08:00, 05/16/2019

| WATCH | Presidential seal: Prank or political statement for Trump? The White House says it didn't know that an altered presidential seal featuring a two-headed eagle clutching golf clubs would be displayed at a speech by US President Donald Trump this week....
00:00, 07/27/2019

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be there to get paid....
22:17, 08/17/2019

Trump administration expected to add 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the U.S. It could benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, loggers and seasonal hotels, including Trump's own Mar-a-Lago club.        ...
00:34, 05/07/2019

The Trump Organization Is Reportedly Still Employing Undocumented Workers The Trump Organization is still employing undocumented workers through its proprietary construction team despite its vowed crackdown on employing undocumented people people earlier this year, Trump construction workers have told the Washington Post....
14:51, 08/10/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already employed facing discrimination and mockery, according to a new study....
01:51, 08/20/2019

President Trump Taps Economists to Fill Two Key Federal Reserve Positions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, who has criticized the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates, said Tuesday that he intends to nominate two economists to fill influential positions on the central bank’s Board of Governors. Trump said he would name to the board Christopher ...
09:17, 07/03/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
02:51, 05/21/2019

Federal judge bars Trump from using $2.5 billion to build border wall A federal judge prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico.        ...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Stephen Moore: Trump's Federal Reserve pick withdraws nomination President said on Twitter Moore ‘decided to withdraw’ just hours after Moore insisted he was ‘all in’Follow the latest US politics news liveStephen Moore, the conservative economics commentator, will no longer be nominated to the Federal Reserve by Donald Trump, the president said on Thursday.Trump ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Trump Says He Will Seek Citizenship Information From Existing Federal Records, Not the Census Mr. Trump announced in the Rose Garden on Thursday that he was giving up on the census question two weeks after the Supreme Court rebuked the Trump administration over its effort to modify the census....
00:51, 07/12/2019

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested reimbursement to local fire agencies for battling ...
12:34, 05/23/2019

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of the government’s latest crackdown on Chinese technology amid national security fears. Jacob Wood, a spokesperson for the White House’s Off...
07:34, 08/08/2019

U.S. federal judge blocks $1 billion in funds for Trump’s border wall U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said the use of the funds for the wall for "border barrier construction" in two areas "is unlawful."...
08:34, 06/29/2019

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Federal judge rules allowing Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump to proceed The case brought by nearly 200 congressional Democrats argues that Trump has been accepting gifts from foreign governments without congressional approval....
03:51, 06/26/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Trump would have been charged with obstruction were he not president, hundreds of former federal prosecutors assert The bipartisan group signed a statement saying that “to look at these facts and say that a prosecutor could not probably sustain a conviction for obstruction of justice . . . runs counter to logic and our experience.”...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democrats, including the presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
00:51, 06/07/2019

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts....
22:00, 07/16/2019

President Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for all of its advisory committees created under the Federal Advisor...
19:17, 06/15/2019

Trump accuses John Kerry of violating federal law with Iran dealings WASHINGTON – President Trump accused former Secretary of State John Kerry of violating federal law by siding with Iran over US interests –and said he should be prosecuted for it. “You know, John Kerry speaks to them a lot. John Kerry tells them not to call. That’s a violation of the Loga...
20:17, 05/09/2019

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
21:51, 06/29/2019

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move is meant to appease the president’s anti-choice political base, but the measures are a serious blow...
01:17, 06/07/2019

Federal appeals court allows Trump administration’s abortion-referral ban to continue A federal appeals court has declined once again Planned Parenthood’s request for an immediately halt to new Trump administration rules barring clinics that accept federal funds from referring patients for abortions. More than 20 states and the American Medical Association had joined Planned Pa...
09:00, 08/17/2019

President Trump Blames Kentucky Derby Disqualification on ‘Political Correctness’ President Donald Trump weighed in today on the interference disqualification that shook Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Race stewards determined that the first horse to cross the finish line, Maximum Security, had moved to the outside of the track, blocking the path of other horses. The race offici...
23:34, 05/05/2019

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
14:00, 05/25/2019

Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies The president’s unusual intervention encouraging Israel to bar American lawmakers from visiting underscores the scorched-earth approach he is taking toward his 2020 reelection bid....
09:00, 08/16/2019

Lawmakers say FBI may have been warned of Steele’s ‘political motivations’ before Trump aide surveillance Top Republican lawmakers demanded answers Friday on whether the FBI was warned of anti-Trump dossier author Christopher Steele’s "political motivations" before the bureau applied for a surveillance warrant against a Trump campaign aide based in part on that document....
00:34, 05/11/2019

CNN anchor: Trump making military 'ripe' for 'weaponization' by political parties CNN anchor Brianna Keilar on Thursday lamented that the military obscured view of the USS McCain in Japan, saying that it represented another instance of dangerous, military "politicization" under the Trump administration....
00:34, 05/31/2019

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the comments....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Mueller answers Trump taunts in testimony unlikely to change the political dynamic Despite Mueller’s pushback against the president and his defense of his own investigation, the hearings hardly provided the moment for which Democrats had hoped — possibly even undercutting the party’s push for impeachment....
04:51, 07/25/2019

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Trump doubles down on taking dirt on political opponents from foreign powers President Trump on Thursday defended his comments about being open to accepting a foreign power’s dirt on his 2020 opponents and not feeling obligated to tell the FBI — by saying he talks about “everything” with world leaders. “I meet and talk to ‘foreign governments’ every day. I just met with the ...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Trump slams Kentucky Derby result as 'political correctness' after disqualification U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday blasted the result of the Kentucky Derby horse race, saying the controversial disqualification of first-finisher Maximum Security could only happen in "these days of political correctness."...
21:34, 05/05/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqualify the initial victor was made possible by “these days of political correctness.” “The Kentuky Derby decision was not a good one,&...
02:17, 05/06/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but the reception - at least in some key states - may not be as euphoric....
22:51, 05/12/2019

'Knitting is political': how Trump forced the craft community to confront racism Ravelry, a platform for fiber arts, has banned pro-Trump messaging on its site in a controversy mired in social justiceAnother online forum is unraveling over political speech.The knitting community – traditionally viewed as a wholesome, screen-free, apolitical hobby – is entangled in a broader deba...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos Maximum Security disqualified as winner after stewards’ review65-1 outside Country House declared winner of raceDonald Trump has expressed his displeasure at the result of this year’s Kentucky Derby, blaming the chaos at the end of the race on political correctness.An explanation of the historic inq...
19:17, 05/05/2019

It's Fine to Criticize Barack Obama Barack Obama left office two years ago, but he’s the most popular Democratic politician in America, with a stature that is likely only to grow more. Obama also made some big mistakes, which some Democratic presidential candidates are, rather gently, starting to point out. The response to this has be...
00:51, 08/03/2019

Talking In Workplace As Trump Can Get US Workers Fired, Employers Fined While President Donald Trump's remark that four congresswomen of color should "go back" to their ancestral countries was condemned as racist and wrong, similar comments by others have generated far......
13:51, 08/03/2019

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss how to update the country's immigration system and......
04:34, 07/04/2019

Trump administration to issue 30,000 additional visas for temporary workers The Trump administration announced Monday that it will make 30,000 additional visas available for temporary non-agricultural workers available in 2019 through the H-2B visa program. The decision was made the by the administration last month and leaked publicly by congressional lawmakers....
21:34, 05/06/2019

Workers see job promises vanish as bosses pocket Trump tax windfall AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center in Meriden, Connecticut, for over 20 years before the giant telecoms company announced it was closing the city’s three call centers in February 2019.“A...
14:51, 06/16/2019

Workers barely benefited from Trump’s sweeping tax cut, investigation shows Big companies drove the 2017 Tax and Jobs Act, but did not commit to any specific wage hikes, the Center for Public Integrity foundBig companies drove Donald Trump’s tax cut law but refused to commit to any specific wage hikes for workers, despite repeated White House promises it would help employee...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Trump tax cut doesn't benefit workers, Dem candidate Andrew Yang says Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that recently released economic numbers do not reflect the situation that many Americans deal with every day....
05:51, 05/08/2019

There’s No Boom in Youngstown, but Blue-Collar Workers Are Sticking With Trump The recovery, which has brought low unemployment and rising wages elsewhere, hasn’t really lifted industrial northeast Ohio. But President Trump has lost little of his support there....
12:51, 05/20/2019

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant (NBC News) — Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump’s speech on Wednesday or stay home and lose some of their weekly pay. One of the construction site’s contractors wrote in rules f...
07:17, 08/19/2019

Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump administration's 9-day-old asylum rule A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a rule preventing most migrants from claiming political asylum.        ...
10:51, 07/25/2019

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the possibility of a governmen...
02:00, 07/23/2019

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively, the nation’s landmark pro-choice and school desegregation laws....
03:17, 05/17/2019

Federal judge rules banks must comply with subpoenas for Trump financial records A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that two banks that did business with President Trump must comply with congressional subpoenas seeking access to his financial records. ...
01:00, 05/23/2019

House Committee Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking President Trump’s Tax Returns (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking President Donald Trump’s tax returns. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the Ways and Means Committee against the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. The committee says it doesn’t have to expl...
18:34, 07/02/2019

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
00:17, 07/13/2019

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads The decision, handed down just hours before the rule was set to take effect, came in response to a lawsuit challenging the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services....
06:00, 07/09/2019

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and infrastructure projects, easing criteria that the Obama White House had required to allow for faster permitting....
02:17, 06/22/2019

Trump vows appeal after U.S. federal judge blocks use of some border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to appeal a U.S. judge's ruling blocking his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
18:51, 06/29/2019

Avenatti asks judge to toss federal charges, says he’s a victim of Trump agenda Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti is asking a judge to toss the extortion charges related to his alleged $20 million shakedown of Nike — claiming he’s the victim of a political witch hunt motivated by his beef with President Trump. “The USAO-SDNY substituted its own personal impr...
06:00, 08/15/2019

Federal judge sides with House Democrats over subpoena for Trump’s financial records A Washington, D.C.-based federal judge has sided with House Oversight Committee Democrats seeking to enforce their subpoena of Trump accounting firm Mazars USA, in a major ruling that breathes new life into Democrats' ongoing efforts to probe the president's financial dealings....
01:51, 05/21/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
22:00, 05/25/2019

Federal judge strikes down Trump asylum ban on migrants who illegally cross border President Trump’s push to limit the number of asylum seekers flooding across the border suffered another defeat in the courts on Friday, when a federal judge ruled that the government cannot stop migrants from claiming asylum in the U.S., even if they have crossed the border illegally....
01:51, 08/04/2019

Love of country? Or a political stunt? Trump holiday speech divides Americans Jan Shairrick and two friends drove more than a thousand miles from southern Arkansas to join President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Independence Day celebrations in Washington....
10:51, 07/05/2019

Trump’s apparent ignorance of basic political terms is on full display overseas Trump responded to a question about "Western-style democratic liberalism" by talking about California Democrats, and he didn't seem to know what "busing" was either....
21:00, 06/29/2019

Poll: Anti-Trump bias a top reason 66% say political reporters get story ‘wrong’ Nearly 7-in-10 believe national political reporters often get their stories “wrong,” and a rush to print and an anti-President Trump bias are the leading reasons, according to a new survey of the public’s view of Washington journalism....
15:34, 05/03/2019

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
17:17, 06/02/2019

Latest sexual assault allegation against Trump draws muted political reaction Democrats appear resigned to the idea that the president will never face serious political damage from accusations of sexual misconduct, which have now been made by 16 women....
03:00, 06/26/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
09:17, 05/16/2019

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later forced to clarify his tweet. ...
03:17, 06/12/2019

Workers at Trump speech told they had to use time off or receive no pay if they didn’t attend Union workers at a petrochemical plant that President Trump visited in Pennsylvania were told they had to use paid time off or receive no pay for the day if they did not attend his remarks....
00:17, 08/18/2019

Workers had 3 options: Attend Trump's speech, use paid time off or receive no pay Workers at the Pennsylvania petrochemical plant where President Donald Trump spoke Tuesday were told that if they didn't attend the event, they either had to use paid time off or receive no pay for the day....
05:51, 08/19/2019

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need to defeat Trump in 2020. But what kind of candidate can do it?Media pundits and Democratic Party insiders would have us believe that the path to the Wh...
09:17, 06/11/2019

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business overnight....
07:17, 06/06/2019

Activist US workers push employers to cut ties with Trump immigration agencies With the Trump administration’s immigration policies under fire in Congress and the courts, a growing number of U.S. workers are pushing their employers to sever contracts with federal agencies carrying out the president's plans....
06:17, 07/25/2019

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
19:51, 07/16/2019

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personally responsible....
01:34, 05/07/2019

Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot into the “angrily recording political rants from unflattering angles” school of punditry. He’s previously raved on Twitter about how Trump is great an...
21:34, 05/09/2019

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
05:17, 06/15/2019

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
03:17, 05/20/2019

Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress ha Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress has only narrow powers to investigate presidents. Per USA Today, when the judge pushed back, Trump’s lawyers reportedly said even the Watergate probe might not have been kosher....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking records NEW YORK (AP) — Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking records....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings....
03:00, 07/03/2019

Trump order for federal purchases of iron and steel may come too late to lift U.S. metals producers Trump's efforts to shore up U.S. steel industry have widened the gap between companies, such as U.S. Steel, that use costly legacy blast furnaces, and companies, such as Nucor, that use cheaper, more efficient electric-arc furnaces....
23:51, 07/15/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
23:51, 06/07/2019

Trump administration tells federal agencies to use ‘rigorous’ performance standards in rating employees Administration officials said the move will help the government compete with the private sector. Federal unions argue that ratings are often tainted by favoritism....
21:34, 07/17/2019

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
09:17, 07/09/2019

After Trump incidents in Japan, Pentagon tells troops: No 'active partisan political activities' Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has issued a sharp warning to all troops and civilian defense personnel to refrain from engaging in partisan political activity....
02:17, 06/12/2019

A Canadian political cartoonist's drawing of Donald Trump went viral. Two days later, he was fired A Canadian political cartoonist said he was let go from his freelance contract two days after his cartoon featuring President Donald Trump went viral.        ...
03:34, 07/01/2019

Court tosses suit alleging Trump violated Constitution with political hotel guests ​A federal appeals court gave President Trump a huge win on Wednesday when it tossed a lawsuit that claimed he was violating the Constitution by profiting from foreign government officials staying at his DC hotel. The lawsuit was brought by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Colum...
22:17, 07/10/2019

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trump....
05:51, 05/27/2019

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition 48 hours before the deadline for putting together a new government. The twe...
00:51, 05/28/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
01:17, 05/05/2019

Trump announces sweeping immigration plan to favor educated, skilled workers President Trump on Thursday unveiled a sweeping immigration reform plan that would favor people with top educations and skills and sharply limit those admitted at random or solely because they have family in the US. “We’re here on this very beautiful spring day in the Rose Garden to unveil our plan ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Trump cheers GM’s plans to sell Ohio plan to firm with fewer than 100 workers The companies were more guarded than the president when discussing the Lordstown plant, which was closed in March with the layoffs of 4,500 employees....
22:34, 05/08/2019

'He pulled the wool over our eyes': workers blame Trump for moving jobs overseas Trump pledged to stop ‘offshoring’ but manufacturing workers at GE and Carrier say Trump has broken his campaign promiseNext Friday, Eddie Martin will work his last day at the General Electric plant in Salem, Virginia, after working there for seven years. Related: Trump denies 'ever threatening to d...
12:51, 07/10/2019

Social security workers call new Trump administration contract ‘union-busting’ New contract will reduce the time allotted to employees for union activity from 250,000 hours annually to 50,000Workers at the Social Security Administration (SSA) say that the Trump administration has imposed a new contract on their 45,000 workers that could effectively shut down their union and ar...
13:17, 07/03/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
01:51, 06/15/2019

Apple, WhatsApp criticize GCHQ surveillance plans Apple and other tech firms have rallied together to criticize a GCHQ proposal which would enable the UK government to eavesdrop on encrypted chat services.The iPhone maker, together with WhatsApp and 50 companies, civil society organizations and security experts, have signed an open letter calling o...
00:34, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. House members criticize Turkey over Russia ties Senior Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives called on Turkey on Wednesday to cancel its planned acquisition of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the latest effort by U.S. lawmakers to discourage Ankara from pursuing the deal....
00:34, 05/16/2019

Iranians criticize deputy FM over remarks on Afghan refugees TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have harshly criticized the country’s deputy foreign minister after he threatened to expel Afghan refugees from Iran in retaliation for U.S. sanctions. The semi-official Tasnim news agency on Thursday criticized Abbas Araghchi, saying: “We wish you had not ma...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Former AFL-CIO Officials Criticize Richard Trumka as a Failed Leader Over the past week, a leadership dispute atop the AFL-CIO—America’s biggest coalition of labor unions—has spilled out into the open, exposing bitter divisions. Now, former AFL-CIO officials have decided to go public with serious criticisms of the reign of AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka....
22:17, 05/10/2019

Sudanese protesters criticize military for suspending talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese opposition leaders behind protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month are criticizing the ruling military council for unilaterally suspending negotiations with their representatives over a peaceful transfer of power to civilian rule. The Sudanes...
10:17, 05/16/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was trying to criticize politicians’ focus on abortion as they neglect social services. The comments by Democratic Rep. John Rogers of Birmingham dr...
05:51, 05/03/2019

Democratic candidates attack Trump as Democratic presidential debate opens Democratic presidential contenders attacked Republican President Donald Trump as a demagogue who is ripping apart the country and promised to restore unity during the opening minutes of a debate on Wednesday....
03:17, 08/01/2019

Senate Democrats urge Federal Reserve to probe Deutsche Bank's relationship with Trump, Kushner Senate Democrats are now urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank’s relationship with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports that bank officials ignored alleged suspicious activities on their accounts....
21:34, 06/06/2019

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
07:17, 07/10/2019

Planned Parenthood abandons Title X federal funds after Trump rule prohibits abortion referrals In a Twitter post on Monday, Planned Parenthood announced it is pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting participants from referring patients for abortions....
23:17, 08/19/2019

Trump says he’ll ‘immediately’ appeal a federal judge’s ruling to block $2.5 billion in border wall funds Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling that says his administration cannot take $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities and use it to build a wall along the Mexican border. A U.S. District Court judge ruled that the transfer of the mo...
02:17, 06/30/2019

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented political stalemate.        ...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
17:17, 05/23/2019

Watch: Donald Trump hails religious, economic, political strides at Faith & Freedom event President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual conference, where he touted his judicial appointments, religious freedom victories and efforts to protect the sanctity of human life....
21:17, 06/26/2019

Castro calls impeachment punt 'mistake,' warns that Trump could get 'clean bill of political health' Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is taking aim at fellow Dems in the House of Representatives for voting against a resolution to introduce articles of impeachment against Republican President Trump....
00:34, 07/19/2019

Sharon Osbourne tells Trump to stop using "Crazy Train" for his asinine political wrestling promos Nothing says “Holy hell, this is all still happening” like hopping on Twitter one morning, only to find that the President Of The United States has, employing an official governmental channel of communication, once again resorted to cutting what are essentially wrestling promos taunting his would-be...
07:00, 06/28/2019

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but wouldn't elaborate on details about the newly revea...
05:17, 05/26/2019

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Friday asking the Justices to rule that Title VII, a fe...
05:17, 08/18/2019

House Democrats seek to block Trump’s faith-based protections for health workers Along party lines, the House Appropriations Committee votes to block the new rule that allows providers to refuse services that violate their religious beliefs....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Remember That Trump Speech at the Pennsylvania Plant? Workers Had to Attend, Take Paid Time Off or Lose a Day of Pay Turns out that those cheering plant workers behind President Trump at the Pennsylvania petrochemical plant didn’t have many choices when it came to attending the event. In fact, they only had three choices: either attend the event to get paid, use paid time off, or don’t attend and not get paid for ...
00:51, 08/20/2019

Ethiopian crash families criticize Boeing over donation plan The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted first....
17:34, 07/04/2019

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted trade battle since negotiations fell apart a month ago....
18:17, 06/09/2019

Democrats criticize FTC's reported $5B fine against Facebook as 'slap on the wrist' The Federal Trade Commission's reported approval of a $5 billion fine to Facebook for failing to protect the privacy of its users has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers....
23:17, 07/13/2019

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s Republican legislative leaders are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend. House Speaker Greg Hertz and Senate President Scott Sales accused Bullock Monday of disrespecting the st...
11:34, 06/25/2019

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the West has shied away from openly chiding China....
03:34, 08/15/2019

House Republicans criticize Rep. Tlaib over remarks on Holocaust, Israel The Democratic lawmaker spoke of the suffering of her Palestinian ancestors and the creation of the state of Israel. Republicans called her remarks anti-Semitic....
03:51, 05/13/2019

Pilots criticize Boeing for mistakes made while developing 737 MAX jets Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it....
06:34, 06/20/2019

US politicians criticize embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló As protests against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló intensified on Monday, politicians on the US mainland joined the chorus of voices criticizing his leadership or calling for him to resign....
04:51, 07/23/2019

In ruling with implications for Trump’s pardon power, Supreme Court continues to allow state and federal prosecutions for same offense The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals alike to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause is not warranted....
19:00, 06/17/2019

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume executions of inmates on federal death row. The decision, announced by Attorney General William Barr late last month, marked the end of a 16-year hiat...
21:34, 08/14/2019

American Paul Whelan, detained in Russia, asks Trump to intervene, claims he’s victim of ‘political kidnapping’ Paul Whelan, a 49-year-old Michigan man detained in Russia on allegations of spying, asked President Trump for help on Thursday in winning his release....
13:17, 06/21/2019

During El Paso hospital visit, Trump compared his and O’Rourke’s crowd sizes at political rallies, video shows The video, posted on Twitter by a local television station, capture part of the president’s visit that reporters traveling with him were not permitted to see....
03:34, 08/09/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstances....
07:00, 06/06/2019

Russians criticize heavily edited version of Elton John film MOSCOW (AP) — Russian gay rights activists and cultural figures are criticizing the local distributor of a new movie about Elton John for cutting scenes depicting homosexual activity and drug use. The deletions became known last week after a Moscow screening of the film “Rocketman.” The ...
19:34, 06/02/2019

Experts Criticize Marianne Williamson’s Views on Vaccines, Depression and Illness Health care experts say Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson‘s views on vaccines, antidepressants and other treatments could hurt public health efforts and stigmatize people with disabilities. A first-time candidate, the self-help author has faced criticism for her skepticism ...
14:00, 08/07/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel....
19:00, 04/30/2019

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Storm Barry....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Trump legal team asks federal court to block House Oversight subpoenas for financial docs, audits President Trump’s legal team on Thursday requested that a federal court block the House Oversight Committee’s demands for his financial statements, calling their requests unconstitutional....
18:34, 05/09/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors stars criticize Raptors fans after Kevin Durant's injury Golden State Warriors stars DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson criticized Toronto Raptors fans who cheered when Warriors forward Kevin Durant was injured midway in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Florida advocates criticize Air Force short list of possible Space Command sites Space Florida officials said Tuesday they don't believe the Air Force is following due process in seeking a location for the U.S. military's Space Command after the state left off a short list for the project....
01:17, 05/15/2019

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Carrie Lam despite calls for her to resign, the official China Daily said on Monday....
04:00, 06/17/2019

‘Masterful Hairsplitting.’ Senate Democrats Criticize Attorney General Over Mueller Probe Senate Democrats criticized Attorney General William Barr for “misleading” and hairsplitting” in his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation at a hearing Wednesday. In a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Democratic lawmakers pressed the attorne...
05:17, 05/02/2019

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
20:17, 07/19/2019

Immigrant Workers Fired From President Trump’s Golf Clubs Seeking White House Meeting To Avoid Deportation (NEW YORK) — A group of immigrant workers fired from President Donald Trump’s golf clubs say they want to meet with him at the White House to make the case that they should not be deported. The 21 maids, groundskeepers and other workers fired earlier this year from five of Trump’s ...
22:00, 07/06/2019

'We are not criminals or seeking a free ride in America': Undocumented workers at a Trump golf club request meeting with the president in a letter REUTERS/Mike Segar In a letter to President Donald Trump, 21 former employees, all undocumented, requested to meet with the president. Some of the former workers who signed the letter worked in close proximity with Trump and his family, including maids who cleaned his clothes and made his bed. "We...
15:17, 07/04/2019

Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley criticize Joel Embiid over approach, play in Game 5 Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley were critical of Joel Embiid at halftime and following the 76ers' big loss to the Raptors.        ...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Charles Barkley rips Trump at Democratic debate, says both political parties 'suck' with black voters Charles Barkley criticized Trump for having an "anger management problem" and said Republicans and Democrats "suck" in sticking up for blacks.       ...
23:17, 08/01/2019

President Trump cites 'political correctness' in Kentucky Derby result: 'Best horse did NOT win' After most controversial decision in race's history, Trump tweeted that 'only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur."        ...
18:51, 05/05/2019

2020 Presidential candidates What promises to be a crowded 2020 presidential campaign field are beginning to formally announce their candidacies.        ...
10:34, 06/13/2019

Top election candidates vow to run again in Istanbul Mayoral candidates from both Turkey's ruling AK party and the main opposition said they would again run for election in Istanbul on June 23 after results from an initial vote were scrapped, they said late on Monday in televised statements....
04:17, 05/07/2019

‘SOTC’: A Look At Other Gubernatorial Candidates (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Besides Adam Edelen, Andy Beshear, and Rocky Adkins, another Democrat running in Tuesday’s Gubernatorial primary is Geoff Young. Young is a well-known...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Tucson Mayoral Candidates Ed Ackerley - IndependentThe Palo Verde High School and University of Arizona graduate is an account executive at Ackerley Advertising. The Tucson Native also teaches at UA and NAU, and held leadership roles at the American Advertising Federation. Randi Dorman - DemocratSince mov...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Who is the Yankees' MVP? They've got plenty of candidates From Luke Voit and Gio Urshela to Gary Sanchez and Domingo German, there are a lot of reasons the Yanks have thrived in spite of their many injuries....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Time for candidates to go toe-to-toe with Johnson Despite the bullish statements released by all the surviving leadership camps after the first round leadership vote, most of them were left disappointed....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at the University of Arizona. Mig...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Which candidates are most likely to get cut? With the second round of Democratic primary debates in the books, the focus now turns to September’s third round in Houston — but many of the White House hopefuls who took the stage on Tuesday and Wednesday night have likely reached the end of the road. Under strict polling and fundraising thr...
02:51, 08/02/2019

Here’s How Much the 2020 Presidential Candidates Have Raised So Far South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg has built a fundraising machine. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has momentum with the grassroots. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are holding steady, and California Sen. Kamala Harris is lagging behind the rest of the top ti...
01:51, 07/10/2019

Democratic candidates spar over ‘socialism’ Democratic candidates gathered in San Francisco Saturday to shmooze at the state party’s ­annual convention — and bicker among themselves over the best way to unseat President Trump. At one point, the gathering became a referendum on ­socialism. Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper earned bo...
06:34, 06/02/2019

Debate watchers review the candidates People watching the Democratic presidential debate in several states gave Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Julian Castro high marks. (June 27)        ...
12:34, 06/27/2019

The Democratic Candidates Need New Walk-Out Songs Some music recommendations for Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke and everyone else eyeballing a White House bid....
00:51, 06/12/2019

Democrats Have 20 Spots in the First Debate. There Are Now 21 Candidates. Seventeen candidates have already qualified for the first debate. Here is a look at how the party will decide who makes the stage if that number passes 20....
17:34, 05/02/2019

Nobody Asked the Candidates to Speak Español The first time I vaguely recall hearing a candidate speak Spanish was in 1999, during George W. Bush’s bid for president. During a debate between Republican candidates that December, he proclaimed, “Hay muchos hispanos que viven [aqui],” before getting into a spiel about how his party had to conside...
21:00, 06/29/2019

British candidates for PM take aim at favorite Johnson A host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner Boris Johnson....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Both candidates vying to become Australia’s prime minister in Saturday’s elections are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term and shut the revolving door to high office. Lasting the distance between elections was once a prime minister’...
08:34, 05/15/2019

‘May the best woman win:’ Record number of Dem candidates MIAMI (AP) — When Democratic presidential candidates take the stage for the first 2020 primary debates, the field will include more women than ever. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii will appear on Wednesday night. Sens. Kamala Ha...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Factbox: What have the candidates to succeed UK PM May said about Brexit? British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she is quitting, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power, with most of the frontrunners expected to push for a cleaner break with the European Union....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Here's how the top 7 Democratic candidates want to transform the US economy Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the leading Democratic presidential candidates for 2020. The candidates believe in reviving the the middle class and major US infrastructure investments. From the Affordable Care Act and eliminating student debt,...
08:17, 08/01/2019

Where The Gubernatorial Candidates Stand On Abortion (LEX 18)– The topic of abortion has been making national headlines lately, and with the upcoming gubernatorial primaries, Kentuckians are wondering where the candidates stand on abortion. Governor Matt Bevin is anti-abortion, and has made it clear he will continue to sign abortion bills into l...
23:51, 05/16/2019

EU election candidates face off in TV debate With European elections looming, the lead candidates from six pan-EU party groups have met for a head-to-head debate on a range of issues. Though the field is broad, only two candidates are considered front-runners....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Istanbul’s candidates in re-run of mayoral election A look at the two main candidates running for mayor of Istanbul in Sunday’s repeat election: Former prime minister Benali Yildirim and popular challenger Ekrem Imamoglu whose campaign slogan is “Everything will be great!”...
10:17, 06/22/2019

MLB trade deadline: Top 20 candidates who could be dealt The one and only Major League Baseball trade deadline is less than a week away. Here are 20 possible trade candidates who could be on the move:       ...
13:17, 07/26/2019

Who are the candidates participating in the first Democratic Debate? The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the 20 presidential candidates who qualified to appear on stage later this month in the First primary debate of the 2020 campaign. They are: Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado Former Vice President Joe Biden* Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey* South Ben...
20:17, 06/26/2019

Presidential pets: Candidates are going to the dogs (and turtle) Who let the dogs in? Apparently, most every Democrat hoping to run for the White House in 2020. Maybe in efforts to distinguish themselves from the current president who does not have a canine companion — Trump acknowledged that he’d “feel a little phony” with a dog at his side — NBC News reports th...
00:34, 05/09/2019

10 things we learned from the Democratic candidates’ Instagrams In a crowded pool of candidates, one stacked from top to bottom with political icons and young upstarts hoping to unseat them, it’s time to put up or shut up. The Presidential Election is still more than 18 months away, but we find ourselves quickly encroaching on primary and caucus season. The firs...
16:17, 05/02/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Want to inherit Britain’s Brexit mess? A lot of candidates do. The already-crowded race for 10 Downing Street is only days old, but it’s shaping up to be a wild, unpredictable and hugely consequential contest for a country caught in the purgatory of an E.U. exit that never seems to end....
05:00, 05/31/2019

Where do the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on the key issues? Almost two dozen Democratic candidates are vying for the party’s nomination to take on Trump in the 2020 race. Here’s where they stand on the key issues Continue reading......
11:00, 06/13/2019

Some Things Presidential Candidates Could Do Instead of Running for President New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president, joining 22 other people who are running as Democrats. The majority of those people are white men. There are seven senators, three governors, and two Johns....
17:34, 05/16/2019

26 candidates to run in Tunisia’s early presidential vote Tunisia’s independent electoral body says 26 candidates have qualified to run in the country’s early presidential election on Sept. 15, out of 96 who were seeking the job...
20:34, 08/14/2019

| Candidates face first cull in battle to be British PM The 10 candidates running to replace Britain's outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May face the first round of voting - when at least one will get the chop....
11:51, 06/13/2019

These Four Candidates Are Scrambling to Make the Cut for the Next Democratic Debate Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to qualifying, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot onstage....
17:00, 08/14/2019

Here's where the presidential candidates stand on Social Security Medicare has become a buzzword so far in the 2020 race. Yet another important benefits program,Social Security, has largely been absent from the discussion. This roundup shows where the leading candidates stand....
18:51, 07/06/2019

Seattle gives voters $100 to donate to favorite candidates SEATTLE (AP) — A first-of-its-kind public campaign finance program in Seattle is giving voters vouchers worth $100 so they can make donations to candidates. Now in its second election cycle, the program is drawing national attention with support from Democratic presidential hopeful New York Sen. Kir...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Taboos fall away as far-right EU candidates breach red line PLIEUX, France (AP) — Europe’s taboos are falling away. Virulent language castigating immigration and Islam is creeping from extremist fringe groups on social media and the dark web into politics. And it’s getting new visibility ahead of the May 23-26 European Parliament elections . Far-...
13:34, 05/16/2019

Here Are the Issues the 2020 Democratic Candidates Are Tweeting About Most With more than 2 candidates fighting for the presidential nomination of the U.S. Democratic party, it can be tough for presidential hopefuls to stand out and find their signature issue. Some have tried to capitalize on a certain topic while others try to cover all their bases, as seen in a recent an...
20:17, 07/16/2019

Nine possible candidates to replace John Beilein at Michigan John Beilein has left Michigan after 12 seasons for the NBA and the Cleveland Cavaliers. A look at nine possible candidates to replace him.        ...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Sainsbury's says not talking to internal candidates for CEO succession Sainsbury's is not talking to internal candidates about succession plans to Chief Executive Officer Mike Coupe and he has the full support of company's shareholders and the board, a company spokesperson told Reuters late on Saturday....
00:17, 08/18/2019

Two BJD Candidates, One From BJP Elected To Rajya Sabha From Odisha Two BJD candidates and a BJP nominee supported by the regional party were Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Odisha in the by-elections held here for three vacant seats in the state....
22:51, 06/28/2019

Democratic candidates have until midnight to qualify for 1st debates Democratic presidential candidates have until midnight Wednesday to qualify for the first primary debates in Miami next month, and it appears all 20 have secured spots on stage....
19:51, 06/12/2019

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
08:00, 07/18/2019

Candidates face off in GOP primary for NC congressional race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans are deciding who should carry their banner into a high-profile congressional race in a North Carolina district lacking a delegate in Washington because last year’s election was tainted by ballot fraud. Republican and unaffiliated voters in the 9th Congressional...
11:34, 05/14/2019

The candidates for New York City’s primary elections There’s a race in the 45th Brooklyn Council District, the former seat of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Farah Louis won the seat in a special election last month to succeed Williams and is favored to prevail again on Tuesday....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Anita Hill says female presidential candidates 'are not being taken seriously' Anita Hill has expressed her concern that female presidential candidates for the 2020 election are not being taken as seriously as their male counterparts....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the debates will be broadcast from Miami on June 26 and ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

‘SOTC’: Candidates Running For Secretary Of State (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. After two terms, Democrat Allison Lundergan Grimes will be leaving her post as Secretary of State. Four Republicans and four Democrats are running in the pr...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Election 2019 Phase 7 Voting: A Look At Top 10 Candidates The last round of the seven-phase national election is being held today in 59 Lok Sabha seats. At least 912 candidates are contesting in seven states and one Union Territory. The results will be......
04:00, 05/19/2019

Where The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand On Medicare For All The second Democratic primary debate on Thursday night saw an extended period of serious policy discussion on the future of the nation’s health care. While Medicare-for-all has been the rallying cry of those on the party’s left flank, the candidates on the stage were split, with most arg...
21:00, 06/28/2019

‘SOTC’: Candidates Running For Attorney General (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Current Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is running for governor, so the position is up for grabs. On the Republican side, Wil Schroeder and Daniel Ca...
17:34, 05/19/2019

NRA criticizes presidential candidates after mass shootings The National Rifle Association accused U.S. presidential candidates on Thursday of trying to politicize the deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, warning against enhanced background checks for gun buyers a day after Republican President Donald Trump embraced the idea....
01:00, 08/09/2019

7 candidates throw hat into ring to replace Theresa May as PM British health minister Matt Hancock, ex-Brexit minister Dominic Raab and former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom on Saturday joined an increasingly crowded field to replace May....
03:00, 05/26/2019

UK has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May It’s not quite as crowded as the Democratic presidential primary, but the number of contenders to succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister is growing. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Saturday became the latest candidate for the job to oversee the UK’s chaotic and long-stalled Br...
22:51, 05/25/2019

42 Candidates To Contest In 3 Lok Sabha Seats In Jharkhand The electoral fortunes of 42 candidates including that of former Chief Minister and Union Minister Shibu Soren will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of the general elections in Jharkhand....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School, debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ballots get mailed out. Tucson Councilwoman Regina Romero, former Arizona State...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Tory MPs express concern over PM candidates' 'unachievable promises' More than 70 moderate Conservative MPs have written to both leadership contenders expressing concern over "unachievable promises" being made during the campaign, hours ahead of a hustings event....
12:51, 07/05/2019

The Longshot Candidates Are Hoping for a Breakout Moment at the Debates The Democratic candidates running farther down the historically crowded field are looking forward to this week’s primary debates as a chance to have a breakout moment and shine. But even if they don’t, strategists say they’ll take a few more months to grab the spotlight. With a rec...
21:17, 06/26/2019

Fate Of 134 Candidates From 12 Seats To Be Decided Today In Rajasthan Two former Olympians, one former IAS and one former IPS officer, and two seers are among the 134 candidates whose fate will be decided by voters in Rajasthan's 12 Lok Sabha seats that will go to the......
04:17, 05/06/2019

Clubs must interview BAME managerial candidates under new EFL rule "Football League (EFL) clubs will interview at least one Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidate for any first-team managerial position from now on to improve equality in the sport."...
21:34, 06/07/2019

Online histories bite Australian election candidates Australian political parties have cut loose or chastised several of their own candidates for sexist, anti-Muslim, racist and homophobic behavior less than three weeks before elections, with most falling victim to their own online histories....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Istanbul candidates clash on TV before election test for Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish democracy and President Tayyip Erdogan's AK party....
00:17, 06/17/2019

Am I Wrong To Be Excited That Tons of Candidates Probably Won't Make the Next Debate? After learning so little during Wednesday’s debate, I let out a deep, deep exhale after learning that only seven of the 24 presidential candidates have qualified for the September debate in Houston. The debate has stricter qualifications that must be met by Aug. 28, according to The New York Times....
15:51, 08/02/2019

July presidential debate could be the finale for up to half the candidates Tougher entry requirements for fall debates have campaigns scrambling for donors and poll numbers, and many candidates are struggling to hit the marks needed....
14:17, 07/19/2019

Pew: 65% of Democratic voters have positive view of 2020 candidates Democratic voters have a better impression of their party's presidential candidates this year compared to similar points in the past eight elections, a Pew survey released Thursday indicates....
00:34, 07/19/2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 7: Top Candidates To Watch Out For 2019 Indian General Elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, BJP lawmaker Kirron Kher, Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha, Union Minister and SAD leader Harsimrat......
12:00, 05/18/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Candidates gang up on Biden DETROIT, Mich. — Candidates ripped former Vice President Joe Biden apart over Obama-era deportations of illegal immigrants during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. Biden got himself in hot water by coming after Julian Castro, the US secretary of Housing and Urban Development during the Obam...
05:51, 08/01/2019

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahead of next week’s primary election, Democrats running for Kentucky governor promised during a debate Wednesday to push for increased state funding for higher education. During the hourlong televised debate — their second one this week — candidates called for expanding...
01:51, 05/16/2019

US presidential candidates aren't using basic email security New research has revealed that almost all of the upcoming 2020 presidential candidates in the US are falling behind when it comes to email security despite the fact that Hillary Clinton's email accounts were targeted and breached by Russian hackers just three years ago.The email security compan...
19:34, 04/30/2019

DNC Frantically Trying to Narrow Down Massive Field of Candidates for Debates The national organization responsible for putting together something approaching a coherent selection process for the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee is realizing that sometimes an overabundance of choice is uh... inconvenient as shit....
17:00, 05/29/2019

As Biden defends himself on civil rights, other Democratic candidates go after him Sens. Kamala D. Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey asserted that Biden’s opposition to federal busing undercuts his civil rights record. Republicans, meantime, go after Harris....
15:34, 06/29/2019

With Rs 680 Crore, Industrialist Jayadev Galla Among Richest Candidates Jayadev Galla, a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker in Andhra Pradesh, has declared assets worth over Rs 680 crore, which makes him one of the richest candidates in the national election....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Buy-low candidates for fantasy baseball owners desperate for pitching In comparison to years past, starting pitching seems to be a lot less reliable for fantasy owners this season. We’ve seen injuries ravage the position, and some high-end starters like Chris Sale and Noah Syndergaard have struggled with consistency. When looking to build up your roster for a second-h...
06:51, 06/30/2019

NDA, Grand Alliance Fielded 9 Women Candidates In Bihar; Only 3 Won The ruling NDA and the opposition grand alliance in Bihar had fielded women in less than a quarter of the total number of 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state and out of them, only three emerged......
13:51, 05/27/2019

As 2020 Candidates Struggle to Be Heard, Their Grumbling Gets Louder There’s only so much room in the spotlight in the Democratic presidential race, leaving some candidates feeling left out. “It’s a ‘Hunger Games’ situation,” one said....
23:51, 06/11/2019

England’s Ashes candidates to be put to the Test by Ireland at Lord’s • Joe Root’s new-look XI includes two debutants and two spinners• Three members of the team will be playing their first home TestOn the eve of England’s first ever Test against Ireland perhaps it was fitting that the pitch, which is almost in the centre of the square at Lord’s, looked emerald green....
03:00, 07/24/2019

Russians rally for independent candidates to stand in elections Thousands of people have turned out in Moscow to protest the non-registration of independent candidates for local elections. This issue is one of the rare cases that has united Russia’s usually divided opposition....
18:34, 07/20/2019

Tory candidates clash on whether Brexit can happen on 31 October Conservative leadership candidates have clashed over whether the UK can leave the EU on 31 October, on day two of the official race to be the next prime minister....
16:34, 06/11/2019

Haryana Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates - All You Need To Know Haryana Lok Sabha Election Results: A total of 223 candidates are in contest from 10 seats - Ambala, Sirsa, Sonipat, Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Bhiwani-Mahendragarh, Hisar, Gurgaon, Karnal and Faridabad....
13:17, 05/14/2019

Judge blocks new filing deadline for third-party candidates FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge in Kentucky has temporarily blocked a new section of state law that the Libertarian Party says denied its candidates access to the statewide ballot this year. The ruling on Thursday applies to a provision moving up the filing deadline for third-party and indepen...
22:00, 05/09/2019

EU candidates face off in live debate a week before polls Leading candidates in the European Union elections are gearing up for a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world's biggest transnational polls on May 23-26....
13:00, 05/15/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romero and real estate developer Randi Dorman will face...
06:17, 05/31/2019

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infrastructure....
15:17, 06/03/2019

The Trailer: Assessing 10 candidates on last night's stage (and one who wasn't) In this special debate edition: A ranking of how the first-stage Democrats did in their debate, a look at the Homestead primary happening 40 minutes away, and the hot takes that mattered....
19:51, 06/27/2019

Here’s What the Candidates Said During Thursday’s Dramatic Democratic Presidential Debate Ten Democrats faced off Thursday in the dramatic second night of the 2020 Democratic debate in Miami. Front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden stood center stage alongside high-profile candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, California Sen. Kamala Harris and South Bend, Ind. Mayor ...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Here’s Everything the Candidates Said at Wednesday’s 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate Americans had their very first chance to see a group of 2020 Democratic hopefuls face off Wednesday night as 10 candidates stood on stage together in Miami during the first presidential debate of the long election cycle. A second group of candidates will debate Thursday night, including front-runner...
15:51, 06/27/2019

NSA Ajit Doval's Son, 10 Bengal BJP Candidates Get VIP Security Cover Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top "Z" category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday....
23:51, 04/30/2019

Shortlist of Candidates to Lead IMF Focuses on Eurozone Officials A shortlist of candidates most likely to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund has been narrowed to officials from eurozone countries, with Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the former finance minister of the Netherlands and former president of the Eurogroup, among them....
19:34, 07/17/2019

Female candidates challenge electability question in debates MIAMI (AP) — The two Democratic presidential debates featured a historic number of female candidates. Some, including Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, emerged as top performers. Their showing has emboldened some Democrats who want to do away with questions about whether the party should nominate ...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019 6th Phase Voting: A Look At Top Candidates Lok Sabha Election Phase 6 Voting: The seven states where polling will take place are Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Haryana and Delhi....
18:34, 05/11/2019

All Delhi Metro Lines To Run From 6 AM Tomorrow To Help UPSC Candidates The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said today that train services on Sunday will being at 6 am on all its lines (all corridors), keeping in mind the lakhs of students scheduled to take the civil......
17:34, 06/01/2019

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
13:51, 07/12/2019

| Afghan presidential candidates fear for safety after attacks Candidates jockeying to become Afghanistan's next president lashed out at the incumbent Ashraf Ghani on Monday after deadly violence cast a shadow over the first official day of campaigning....
19:17, 07/30/2019

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack....
07:17, 08/04/2019

In Baiting Candidates and Stoking Conflict, Did CNN’s Presidential Debates Go Too Far? (NEW YORK) — CNN poked and prodded for fault lines among Democrats running for president during both nights of debates this week, and that wasn’t to everyone’s liking. The network took a hit on social media and among some critics for baiting candidates and provoking conflict. Drawi...
05:17, 08/03/2019

There's a Glaring Flaw With Each of the 2020 Candidates' Rally Playlists The New York Times has a big interactive out today about the playlists the 2020 Democrats (and President Donald Trump) play at their campaign rallies. Immediately, there were several glaring issues, among them being: Where, oh where, is beloved teen superstar Billie Eilish, who currently has the No....
12:00, 08/21/2019

UK PM candidates set high bar for Brexit talks: no Irish backstop The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a significant concession from the European Union on the Irish border would be insufficient....
00:34, 07/16/2019

Where all the 2020 Democratic candidates went to college and grad school Elizabeth for MA There are currently 24 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, and they all boast impressive resumés. 13 out of the 24 declared candidates attended an Ivy League university for undergrad or grad school, 13 have law degrees, and two are Rhodes scholars. Here's w...
22:34, 06/09/2019

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not so much on the candidates‘ Brexit policies, nor on their plans to avert environmental catastrop...
16:34, 06/13/2019

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
18:34, 07/01/2019

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg not far be...
22:34, 06/09/2019

Barring of Moscow council candidates draws 12,000 to protest About 12,000 people have turned out to protest the Moscow election commission’s decision to reject several opposition figures as candidates in the Russian capital’s city council election...
20:51, 07/20/2019

19 Democratic Presidential Candidates Took the Stage Sunday. No One Stood Out Nineteen of the 24 Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Iowa on Sunday at the largest cattle-call event for the historically large field to date, but none of them managed to leverage it into a star turn. At a fundraiser for the Iowa Democratic Party at the DoubleTree convention cente...
06:00, 06/10/2019

The Trailer: The guide to the feuding among candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination In this edition: A guide to recognizing your Democratic feuds, the left's big plans for Queens, and data on who Democratic voters want to go away, already....
06:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: 2020 candidates mourn transgender woman's death The Latest on a transgender woman found dead in Texas (all times local): 5 p.m. Democratic presidential candidates are mourning a 23-year-old transgender woman in Texas who authorities say was the victim of "homicidal violence."...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Stephen Colbert Calls Out Long Shot Presidential Candidates “I mean, it is 20 people and if I am generous, six of them should be up there,” Colbert said of the Democratic debates. “I’m looking at you, Steve Bullock.”...
09:17, 08/02/2019

German military rejects dozens of candidates over extremist links The German army has turned down 63 applicants over the past two years after they failed security checks. Islamists, far-right, alt-left supporters and ex-offenders were all excluded....
19:34, 07/21/2019

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed....
06:34, 06/20/2019

Final Phase Of Polls Today, PM Modi Among Key Candidates: 10 Points The country is witnessing pitched electoral battles in the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls today, with 10.17 crore people across seven states and a union territory eligible to vote to elect its......
04:00, 05/19/2019

First Democratic debate offers struggling candidates a chance to shine The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the shadow cast by front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, who take the stage a day later....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Coming Soon to a Democratic Primary: Candidates Backed By Charles Koch The political arm of Charles Koch’s ambitious network is preparing to start playing in Democratic primaries for the Senate, House and local roles, according to a memo being sent Friday. The decision is the result of a gradual shift away from aggressive and conservative politics inside the deep...
18:17, 06/07/2019

EU Commission president candidates clash on climate change, migration Germany's Manfred Weber and the Netherlands' Frans Timmermans hope to succeed EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. In a debate aired on German TV, the two discussed climate change, taxes, terrorism and migration....
06:00, 05/08/2019

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive Exclusive: documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive to the ABC board in 2017, despite the fact that s...
09:17, 08/04/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Naming an MVP, a bust and regression candidates for all 30 MLB teams Want a lay of the land as we near the quarter-way point in the season? Scott White goes team by team, reviewing the biggest surprises and the biggest corrections to come....
18:51, 05/07/2019

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow says her network was 'studiously neutral' to all candidates MSNBC host Rachel Maddow defended her network's treatment of the 20 presidential candidates they hosted, claiming she and the other debate moderators were "studiously neutral."...
11:34, 06/28/2019

How the Democratic Candidates Responded to a Health Care Policy Survey When the 2020 Democrats were asked the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the field was revealed. Here are full responses from 19 candidates....
09:17, 06/23/2019

On Edge: 2020 Democratic Candidates Face the Prospect of Being Cut from Debates MIAMI (AP) — The largest presidential field in modern Democratic politics could quickly shrink as more than half of the contenders are in real danger of failing to meet tougher requirements to participate in the fall round of debates.Short on support and money and bound by tough party rules, o...
20:34, 07/01/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Closer trade candidates and their potential replacements Trying to figure out who will emerge or remain as closers through trade season? Paul Mammino employs his ADRIEP model to help him find those answers....
20:34, 06/11/2019

What Democratic debates have historically revealed about the candidates' skills and character Even if the debate stage will be more crowded than ever, recent history shows they can reveal the candidates' skills and character - even if the two stand at odds....
23:34, 06/25/2019

2020 sweepstakes: Dem candidates compete to give away billions in taxpayer $$ "Medicare-for-all" and free community college are just the starting point. Some candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination are going beyond promising gobs of government benefits and proposing a more straightforward approach -- simply giving away money....
15:00, 08/06/2019

Nine candidates vie to fill Jumaane Williams’ seat on City Council Voters in Central Brooklyn will head to the polls Tuesday for a special election to pick Public Advocate Jumaane Williams’ replacement on the City Council. Nine candidates are running to replace the former lawmaker in the city’s 45th Council District after he left the post when he won his own ...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Robots, war, climate: is apocalyptic rhetoric dangerous for Democratic candidates? Critics say that warnings of impacts of automation, nuclear catastrophe and environmental collapse outlined by several candidates are not politically helpful, and even dangerousRobots replace truckers, sparking a protest movement that snowballs into violence.With just years to spare before a certain...
08:34, 05/02/2019

18 Candidates. 72 Hours. A Hectic Weekend at the Iowa State Fair. Democratic presidential candidates descended on Des Moines to meet prized Iowa caucus voters, spend time with their families and, of course, eat some food on a stick....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Spain faces major changes as candidates head into election weekend Nationalism and the push for Catalonian independence could shake up the national election in Spain Sunday as far-right candidates vie to unseat socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
00:17, 04/29/2019

Democratic Candidates Condemn ‘Attacks’ on Sen. Kamala Harris’ Race Democratic presidential candidates have responded with condemnation following accusations about Sen. Kamala Harris’s race. Those allegations were amplified by conservative internet personalities, including President Donald Trump’s son. Questions around Harris’ background seemed pro...
02:00, 07/01/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
01:51, 05/17/2019

New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve State Candidates' Cybersecurity In advance of the 2020 elections, a new federal law proposed on Tuesday seeks to remove impediments faced by national political parties when seeking to help shore up the cybersecurity of their state-level counterparts.Read more......
23:00, 05/21/2019

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
20:51, 06/16/2019

For Weaker Candidates, Congress Has A Strategy. Priyanka Gandhi Explains Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today said the party will cut into BJP votes in Uttar Pradesh where its candidates are not strong enough for an outright victory. The BJP would "lose badly" in the......
11:51, 05/01/2019

The top 10 Heisman Trophy candidates in college football after spring practice An Oklahoma quarterback has won the last two Heisman awards and there's a candidate this year. But Trevor Lawrence and Tua Tagovailoa lead the race.        ...
16:34, 05/03/2019

With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested....
11:34, 05/27/2019

Algeria cancels July 4 presidential vote, rejects candidates Algeria's Constitutional Council says there will be no presidential election on July 4 as planned in the North African country after the two candidates — both unknowns — were rejected....
16:34, 06/02/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
16:00, 05/09/2019

2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates Reveal Their Pop Culture Favorites The 2020 Presidential Democratic candidates are here to give E! readers a rare glimpse inside who they really are--and we dig deep to find out their pop culture favorites, must-haves and much,......
14:51, 07/18/2019

Why the First Democratic Debates Will Force 2020 Candidates to Get Serious About Immigration Policy It’s no accident that the Democratic Party chose to host its first 2020 presidential debate in Miami. Florida is the nation’s biggest battleground, Miami is rich with Democratic voters, and the so-called “capital of Latin America”—a city where more than 70% of the popul...
05:17, 06/26/2019

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennial voters, there's no question the senators are speaking to a jarring problem. Americans hold nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, more than they ...
01:34, 07/04/2019

George Soros, other ultrarich urge tax on top 0.1% in a letter to 2020 candidates Signatories include investor George Soros and filmmaker Abigail Disney, singling out Elizabeth Warren's policy as an example of wealth tax policy.        ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

As Debate Deadline Nears, Democratic Candidates Scramble to Make the Cut Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to making the debate stage, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot....
12:34, 08/14/2019

'Leader of the resistance': Democratic 2020 candidates converge on California Fourteen hopefuls flock to party convention in anti-Trump state with newly pivotal role in primariesOn a recent visit to California, Joe Biden polished off a plate of tacos with the Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti. Pete Buttigieg was feted by Gwyneth Paltrow at a star-studded fundraising event in L...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Democratic candidates Biden and Harris chafe at debate limits U.S. Democratic presidential rivals Joe Biden and Kamala Harris expressed frustration on Thursday with a debate format they said left them little time to explain their views and led to the combative exchanges featured in the first two debate rounds....
06:17, 08/02/2019

51 Seats Vote Today; Gandhis And Rajnath Singh Among Key Candidates Nearly 700 candidates are contesting for the 51 seats spread across seven states in phase 5 of Lok Sabha elections 2019 today. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, his mother and UPA chairperson, Sonia......
04:17, 05/06/2019

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
02:34, 05/25/2019

UK PM candidates agree: EU exit needed to defeat Brexit Party Britain's next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, five of the six candidates for the job said on Sunday....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee's Nephew Among Key Candidates In Bengal Preparations are in place for the seventh and final phase of the general elections in West Bengal, where nine Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls on Sunday....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Long at the Fringe, Gun Issues Loom Large for Democratic Candidates After years of failed efforts to enact federal universal background checks for new gun purchases, several candidates are on the leading edge of a push for more aggressive anti-gun measures...
15:34, 05/31/2019

Democratic candidates set for key 'soapbox' moments at Iowa State Fair Six months ahead of the Democratic Iowa caucuses, the first key vote in next year's presidential primary campaign, most of the party's challengers will appear at the state's fair in the coming days, beginning Thursday....
20:34, 08/08/2019

Lawbreakers to lawmakers? The 'criminal candidates' standing in India's election India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates among the major parties who are facing criminal charges. Its main rival, Congress, is just a step behind....
06:51, 05/18/2019

Texan pleads guilty over scam PACs for 2016 candidates AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Texas man has pleaded guilty to creating fake political action committees in 2016 supporting Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that raised more than $500,000. Kyle Gerald Prall pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of mail fraud. The Justi...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality Panamanians vote on Sunday in a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated in the wake of scandals about bribery and the canal nation's role in hiding the wealth of global elites....
08:00, 05/05/2019

No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media Lok Sabha elections 2019: About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday,......
12:00, 05/18/2019

Bullock joins second 2020 Democratic debate, rest of candidates the same Governor Steve Bullock of Montana will be the only new face on stage for the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, the Democratic National Committee said on Wednesday....
05:00, 07/18/2019

AIIMS MBBS Exam Tomorrow; Important Points Candidates Should Know The examination will be computer based and therefore the candidates may familiarize with the examination through the mock test available at www.aiimsexams.org....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Asked if a Woman Can Win, 2020 Candidates Offer an Easy Answer: ‘I Have’ While the “must defeat Trump” calculus has largely buoyed male presidential candidates, several women in the Democratic field have a track record of winning over skeptical voters....
01:00, 05/06/2019

The Latest: 2020 candidates mourn transgender woman’s death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on a transgender woman found dead in Texas (all times local): 5 p.m. Democratic presidential candidates are mourning a 23-year-old transgender woman in Texas who authorities say was the victim of “homicidal violence.” Dallas police Monday didn’t elaborate o...
01:51, 05/21/2019

In the debate on healthcare, the Democratic candidates admit Obamacare isn't working Healthcare is clearly the primary topic in this week’s second round of Democratic primary debates, but Obamacare — the crowning jewel of former President Barack Obama’s liberal agenda — seems to be a taboo subject....
14:17, 08/01/2019

At Latino Forum, Democratic Candidates Channel Anxiety Over Immigration The event, hosted by Lulac, played out amid fights over adding a citizenship question to the census, the crisis at the border and planned raids on immigrant families....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Democratic Candidates Hoping to Woo Black Voters, Gather at S.C. Fish Fry The annual event is the first major party gathering in South Carolina and the first chance for presidential hopefuls to test their appeal to a majority black electorate....
02:51, 06/22/2019

Jill Biden urges support for husband even if voters consider their candidates ‘better’ on the issues The wife of the former vice president sought to make the case for her husband’s “electability” during a campaign stop in the nation’s first primary state....
20:34, 08/20/2019

New York candidates can tap into campaign funds to cover child care expenses Candidates running for state or local office in New York will now be able to use campaign funds for child care expenses, according to legislation signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday. State law authorizes candidates to use donations for expenses directly tied to the political campaign. The n...
02:17, 07/31/2019

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says Some Candidates Have Policies, Others Have Male Privilege Noah said that while Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris came to the CNN town hall armed with actual policies, Pete Buttigieg apparently tried to wing it....
23:34, 04/28/2019

Brown: Tory candidates must disown 'back-seat driver' Farage Ex-prime minister Gordon Brown has launched a fierce assault on Nigel Farage and claimed the Brexit Party leader is the "back-seat driver steering the Tory leadership race"....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Live Blogging the Democratic Presidential Candidates Competing to Be the Leftiest, at Netroots Because we are idiot masochists, we are spending this beautiful summer Saturday afternoon inside the Philadelphia Convention Center at the Netroots Nation Presidential Candidate Forum, where several candidates are scheduled to appear and tell us why they hate Trump the most of anyone. Join us!...
00:34, 07/14/2019

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party is resisting....
01:51, 06/12/2019

At a Historic Moment for Asian-American Candidates, Andrew Yang Leans In One of three presidential candidates with roots in the Asian-American and Pacific-Islander community, Mr. Yang has unabashedly embraced his heritage....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Opinion: NFL hiring trends feel like familiar problem for minority candidates While minority coaches wait for their chance at a top job, they're still seeing an uneven playing field in getting — and keeping — prized gigs.       ...
03:17, 06/26/2019

Tripura Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Tripura Lok Sabha Election Results: The prominent candidates from Tripura include CPM's Shankar Prasad Datta and Jitendra Choudhary, BJP's Pratima Bhoumik, Congress' Subal Bhowmik and Maharajkumari......
03:17, 05/23/2019

I’ve Helped Presidential Candidates Prepare for Debates. Here’s What I’d Advise This Year’s Contenders. Over the past 15 years, I have helped a number of presidential candidates prepare for debates, and I am certain the 2020 contenders are feeling the pressure to have a breakout moment in their upcoming first round. But anyone looking to these events for clarity on the direction this race will take is...
16:34, 06/20/2019

A fight among candidates on the debate stage revealed Democrats are more divided on immigration than it might seem Rebecca Cook/Reuters Things got heated on the debate stage in Detroit, Michigan, on Tuesday as 2020 Democrats discussed immigration. The exchanges revealed there's more of a divide on the issue of immigration among Democrats than they let on, as they generally focus on attacking President Donald Tr...
08:17, 08/01/2019

Democratic candidates face off at Poor People's Campaign Forum – live Ten presidential hopefuls to square off while speculation surrounds Sarah Sanders’ replacement as White House press secretarySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.34pm BST That clip we mentioned of Trump scolding Mick Mulvaney? Here it is. Wait for roughly the 20 second mark. Just ...
15:51, 06/17/2019

NASA Announces Tenth Round of Candidates for CubeSat Space Missions NASA has selected and prioritized 16 small research satellites from 10 states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard space missions planned to launch in 2020, 2021 and 2022....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Gillibrand proposes giving 'Democracy Dollars' to voters to donate to candidates Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., on Wednesday rolled out a plan to give voters up to $600 worth of vouchers to donate to federal candidates for office....
03:00, 05/02/2019

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive revealed Exclusive: Documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive to the ABC board in 2017, despite the fact that s...
16:17, 08/03/2019

Turkey Mayoral Candidates Face Off In Rare Debate Before Election Test Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish......
13:00, 06/17/2019

Punjab Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Punjab Election Results: Voting took place on 13 Punjab seats - Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Faridkot, Firozpur, Bathinda,......
03:17, 05/23/2019

Chhattisgarh Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Chhattisgarh Elections Results: The 11 Chhattisgarh seats are Janjgir-Champa, Korba, Raigarh, Surguja, Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund, Kanker, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur and Bastar....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Bihar Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Bihar Election Results: The state has 40 seats which voted in all seven phases. The main parties in the state are Janata Dal United JD (U), BJP, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Rashtriya Lok Samta......
02:00, 05/23/2019

Kerala Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Kerala Election Results: Congress President Rahul Gandhi is contesting from Kerala's Wayanad and is one of the most prominent candidates in the state. He is also contesting from Amethi in Uttar......
03:17, 05/23/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election....
20:00, 04/28/2019

2019 Democratic debate: Far-left candidates, moderates tussle with each other — and moderators DETROIT, Mich. — The second round of the Democratic primary debates saw far-left candidates fending off skepticism from their more moderate opponents — when any of them could get a word in edgewise over the moderators. Ten White House hopefuls — just half of an over-stuffed field — spent as much tim...
07:51, 07/31/2019

Hiring etiquette: Don’t ghost candidates after interviews, do acknowledge receipt of any résumé After an employer has interviewed a job candidate in person, the employer should notify the applicant whether it has made the decision to hire them — or not....
04:34, 05/20/2019

None of the 2020 Presidential Candidates’ Websites Are Fully Accessible to Disabled Voters When Virginia Jacko found out the first Democratic presidential debates of the 2020 election cycle were going to be held in Miami, she was excited to learn more about the candidates and their policies before they arrived in her city. But as she clicked on the candidates’ websites, she realized...
21:17, 06/26/2019

Two severely-disabled candidates win seats in Japan upper house vote Two wheelchair-bound candidates won seats in Japan's upper house vote on Sunday, media projections showed, a sign of changing attitudes towards disabled people in a country where they have long been......
20:00, 07/21/2019

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
23:34, 06/19/2019

We must demand of candidates: how real is your commitment to fixing democracy? | Lawrence Lessig Nancy Pelosi’s HR1 bill is an important start but the key to tackling a broken system is a president committed to fundamental reformThe wires were abuzz last week with news that the presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was returning $30,000 in contributions from lobbyists. He has now joined many ot...
12:17, 05/05/2019

California Passes Bill Demanding Presidential Candidates Hand Over Their Tax Returns California is continuing its sacred duty as the rock that Donald Trump just can’t shake out of his shoe, and this time, it’s come for the tax returns....
16:51, 07/31/2019

Happy Pride From AT&T and the $1.8 Million It Gave to Anti-LGBTQ+ and Republican Candidates Pride is a time to celebrate and honor the LGBTQIA+ people who have fought for equal rights before the law—sometimes literally, like the crowds at Stonewall, who defended themselves against cops raiding the New York City gay bar 50 years ago this month. Read more......
18:34, 06/24/2019

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and other 2020 candidates prepare for debate rematch Biden will go head-to-head with Harris and Cory Booker, who reflect an increasingly young and diverse Democratic partyJoe Biden on Wednesday will face rival Kamala Harris in a highly anticipated rematch after a searing confrontation during last month’s presidential debate that reshaped the 2020 Demo...
22:17, 07/31/2019

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
15:34, 06/18/2019

Protesters in Moscow Demand Inclusion of Opposition Candidates on Election Ballot (MOSCOW) — Around 1,000 people have gathered in central Moscow to demand that opposition candidates be included on ballots for an upcoming city parliament election in September. The rally was billed as a meeting between opposition leaders and their voters after signatures sponsoring several ca...
18:00, 07/14/2019

France's Macron says three lead candidates for EU Commission presidency failed to get support French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the three so-called Spitzenkandidaten - or lead candidates - for the European Commission presidency had each failed to receive enough support among European Union leaders in Brussels....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state....
15:17, 06/15/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Far-left candidates, moderates tussle with each other — and moderators DETROIT, Mich. — The second round of the Democratic primary debates saw far-left candidates fending off skepticism from their more moderate opponents — when any of them could get a word in edgewise over the moderators. Ten White House hopefuls — just half of an over-stuffed field — spent as much tim...
15:17, 07/31/2019

Knives out at Detroit debates? Lower-tier candidates in fight for survival The presidential primaries and caucuses don't start for another six months, but for many of the lower-tier candidates in the record-setting field of two-dozen Democratic contenders, the clock's already ticking....
01:17, 07/31/2019

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Two Wheelchair-Bound Candidates Win Seats In Japan Upper House Vote Two wheelchair-bound candidates won seats in Japan's upper house vote on Sunday, media projections showed, a sign of changing attitudes towards disabled people in a country where they have long been......
20:51, 07/21/2019

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things have changed. Nearly every major Democratic conte...
00:00, 06/08/2019

As Presidential Candidates Descend on Detroit, the City Wants to Be the 'Engine of the Green New Deal' Detroit has seen its fair share of environmental disasters from industry pollution to ridiculous water bills. But the city is also building equitable solutions to address these issues, especially as climate change further threatens the health and well-being of Detroiters. Read more......
01:51, 07/31/2019

Democratic debates: Sanders, Biden and Harris among candidates set to clash – live The second debate of the 2020 primary season features big hitters and up-and-comers such as Pete ButtigiegSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.34am BST Last night 15.3m people watched the debates across NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, and a further 9m online, according to Nielsen. That...
01:51, 06/28/2019

Fin24.com | WATCH: Tory leadership race: Seven candidates make it through to second round Seven contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the second round of voting by MPs, here are the results for the first round....
09:34, 06/14/2019

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
23:34, 08/06/2019