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02/25/2017 04:36 PM EST
Tom Perez elected new DNC chairman, beating out Keith Ellison
Democrats named Tom Perez as the party's new national chairman Saturday during a close vote in Atlanta.
02/25/2017 03:25 PM EST
Oscar foreign language film nominees decry US fanaticism
The heavy political overtones accompanying this year's Academy Awards became evident in advance of Sunday's ceremony..
02/25/2017 10:14 AM EST
Donald Trump: Media not reporting national debt decrease
President Trump on Saturday morning accused the media of not reporting his success in lowering the national debt compared to former..
02/25/2017 08:47 AM EST
Donald Trump attacks media calling them 'a great danger to our country'
Donald Trump followed up his attack on the media at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) by branding it..
02/24/2017 06:54 PM EST
Chuck Schumer Begs Republicans to Stop Saying Elizabeth Warren Is Democrats Leader
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told Republicans Thursday that it wasn't fair to lump all Democrats in with Sen. Elizabeth Warren..
02/24/2017 05:05 PM EST
Jesse Jackson Jr. collects $138K a year from the federal government
Disgraced former Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. is claiming $138,400 a year from the federal government in benefit checks, it has emerged.
02/24/2017 04:31 PM EST
In 2008 John McCain solicited campaign contributions from the Russian ambassador who just died suddenly
Wikileaks has show...that it was McCain himself who forced Russia to interfere in the 2008 presidential campaign by asking the ambassador...for a campaign contribution
02/24/2017 04:01 PM EST
CNN, New York Times & Other Outlets Excluded From White House Briefing
Several media outlets were excluded from a White House media briefing Friday, including CNN and the New York Times.
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02/24/2017 03:31 PM EST
WATCH: Hillary Clinton calls for 'resistance and persistence' from Democrats - video
In a video released Friday, Hillary Clinton encouraged Democrats to "move forward with courage, confidence, and optimism,"..
02/24/2017 12:10 PM EST
Democratic Senators Are Avoiding Town Halls
Democratic Senators have been avoiding town halls with their constituents, even though ten of them are up for re-election in 2018.
02/24/2017 11:35 AM EST
Michael Moore touts Keith Ellison for DNC: 'We need fresh blood'
Liberal activist and filmmaker Michael Moore and his allies on the left are furiously making the case for Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.)..
02/24/2017 11:17 AM EST
Democratic senator: Don't let leaks distract from real issue of Russian interference
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) says outcry over leaks from government agencies is distracting from the importance of dealing with Russia's interference in last year's U.S...
02/24/2017 10:18 AM EST
Bernie Sanders: Town hall protests are just the beginning
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders vowed Thursday that public backlash against Republican members of Congress since President Donald Trump's inauguration..
02/24/2017 09:52 AM EST
Chicago sports anchor Mark Giangreco suspended for publicly bashing Donald Trump
A TV sportscaster in Chicago was suspended on Thursday for tweets he posted on Sunday that compared President Trump to a "cartoon lunatic"..
02/24/2017 09:14 AM EST
Donald Trump blasts FBI, says need to find leakers 'now'
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday attacked the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying the agency has been unable to stop people from giving national security..
02/24/2017 07:03 AM EST
Top Democratic senator on investigating Donald Trump's ties to Russia: 'This is a long way from over'
Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse this week said he's sure the Russia-related cloud hanging over President Donald Trump's administration will not be clearing up any time..
02/24/2017 05:29 AM EST
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Defends The Press For 'Trying To Tell The Public The Way Things Are'
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg praised the press in a wide ranging interview in which she said the United States is..
02/23/2017 06:28 PM EST
John Podesta becomes a contributing columnist at Washington Post
Podesta has recently written two op-eds for the Post
02/23/2017 06:17 PM EST
Justice Dept. Reverses Obama Private Prison Order
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered the Federal Bureau of Prisons to continue using private prisons, rescinding an order by former President Barack Obama's administration.
02/23/2017 05:25 PM EST
White House hints at crackdown on recreational marijuana use
White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday suggested the Trump administration will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana.
02/23/2017 05:20 PM EST
Ted Cruz: American people deserve to know about Iran deal's 'hidden' details
Sen. Ted Cruz, R- Texas (A, 97%) is encouraging the Trump administration to uncover the Obama White House's secret dealings ..
02/23/2017 04:53 PM EST
John Boehner: Republicans won't repeal and replace Obamacare
Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replace of Obamacare is "not going to happen."
02/23/2017 03:34 PM EST
Ted Cruz predicts another Supreme Court vacancy coming 'this summer'
Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday predicted that there will be another Supreme Court vacancy "this summer," on top of the current opening..
02/23/2017 02:32 PM EST
CPAC organizer Dan Schneider denounces 'alt-right' as 'left-wing fascist group'
One of the first speeches at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference challenged the media to stop referring to the "alt-right,"..
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02/23/2017 12:43 PM EST
WATCH: Leading DNC Chair Candidate Keith Ellison: Donald Trump's Actions Raise "Question of Impeachment" - video
On Wednesday CNN held the Democratic National Committee leadership debate. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), the top candidate for DNC chair..
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02/23/2017 12:40 PM EST
WATCH: Project Veritas Releases Over 100 Hours of Leaked Audio From Inside CNN - video
Project Veritas has released hundred's of hours of secret video footage sent in by 'whistleblowers' from inside the CNN newsroom.
02/23/2017 11:54 AM EST
CNN's Ana Navarro: 'There Is a Correlation' Between Trump Media Attacks, Anti-Semitism
Wednesday on CNN's "New Day," network contributor Ana Navarro criticized President Donald Trump's denouncement of anti-Semitism in an interview with NBC News a day earlier.
02/23/2017 11:51 AM EST
Nancy Pelosi Tells Audience When They're Supposed to Clap
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) had a couple strange moments during her speech Friday before Families USA, an activist group fighting..
02/23/2017 09:48 AM EST
RNC head: Democrats 'have never been more divided'
The new chairwoman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), Ronna McDaniel, says Democrats are "out of touch" with Americans.
02/23/2017 08:09 AM EST
Conservative activist James O'Keefe to release CNN tapes
Conservative activist James O'Keefe has announced plans to release recordings Thursday morning that he says were made secretly inside CNN.
02/22/2017 10:09 PM EST
Robert Reich: Trump Incited Sweden's Migrant Riots
Reich, 70, has since deleted the tweet after a wave of more lucid users found and mocked his theory
02/22/2017 06:11 PM EST
Donald Trump meets with budget advisers at White House: 'No more wasted money'
During a meeting Wednesday, President Donald Trump classified the U.S. government's finances a "mess" and pledged to clean up wasteful spending..
02/22/2017 05:47 PM EST
White House Pushes Back On Report That Kellyanne Conway Is 'Sidelined' From TV
White House officials on Wednesday denied a report that President Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway has been "sidelined" from television appearances.
02/22/2017 03:41 PM EST
Nearly two-thirds of Trump backers would tune out Oscars if it gets political: Poll
If Sunday's Academy Awards program gets political, expect a supermajority of Trump-voting viewers to reach for the clicker..
02/22/2017 11:37 AM EST
Democrat Maxine Waters Says Trump's 'Kremlin Clan' a 'Bunch of Scumbags'
Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) said Tuesday evening that several aides and advisers to President Donald Trump are part of a "Kremlin Clan"..
02/22/2017 10:10 AM EST
Charles Schumer: GOP will break from Donald Trump within months
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) predicted on Tuesday that Republicans will split with President Trump within months unless the administration changes course.
02/22/2017 10:09 AM EST
Majority of Americans Worried Donald Trump Could Plunge US Into Major War - Poll
Two-thirds of Americans are worried that the United States could get involved in a major war during President Donald Trump's term in office..
02/22/2017 10:04 AM EST
MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski: 'Our Job' Is to Control 'Exactly What People Think'
Controlling "exactly what people think" is the job of the media, MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski boldly declared Wednesday morning.
02/22/2017 10:03 AM EST
Poll: Americans view Vladimir Putin more favorably
People in the United States view Russian President Vladimir Putin more positively now than they did two years ago, with his image rising sharply..
02/22/2017 09:35 AM EST
Trump's new security advisor differs from him on Russia
Unlike his predecessor, Michael Flynn, and Trump himself, McMaster regards Moscow as an adversary rather than a potential partner
02/22/2017 09:14 AM EST
Keith Ellison holds edge in DNC race
As Democrats head to Atlanta this weekend to vote on their party's next chair, the race to lead the Democratic National Committee chair..
02/21/2017 03:57 PM EST
Milo Yiannopoulos Has Resigned From Breitbart
After days of speculation, it is official: Milo Yiannopoulos is out at Breitbart, with news of his resignation reaching social media..
02/21/2017 03:49 PM EST
John Podesta: 'Forces within the FBI' may have cost Hillary Clinton election
Former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta said Monday that "forces within the FBI" may have sought to elect Donald Trump as president.
02/21/2017 10:39 AM EST
NBC Enlists Condescending Kids to Trash Trump for Bigotry, Border Wall, Ban
NBC News handpicked anti-Trump tykes for two propaganda videos to make it appear that every child in American thinks Pres. Trump..
02/21/2017 09:59 AM EST
Chaffetz Asks DOJ To Bring Charges Against Clinton's computer tech who set up her private email server
Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said he would not back off from the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use even though she lost the presidential election
02/21/2017 08:15 AM EST
CIA Analyst Edward Price Says He Can't Serve Under Donald Trump
A longtime CIA analyst says he resigned from the agency last week because he "cannot in good faith" serve the administration of President Donald Trump.
02/20/2017 07:17 PM EST
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos loses book deal over pedophilia controversy
Milo Yiannopoulos is too "Dangerous" for Simon & Schuster.
02/20/2017 07:06 PM EST
Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President'
Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.
Hillary Clinton targets Donald Trump in speech, urging supporters to 'resist, insist, persist, enlist'
Court finds Texas voter ID law to be discriminatory
John McCain blames Donald Trump for chemical attack in Syria
Immigrant's store firebombed with a threatening note from "White America". Perpetrator revealed by CCTV
TIME: 65 Million Americans Should Threaten to Not Pay Taxes
Eric Trump Says Syria Strike Was Swayed By 'Heartbroken' Ivanka
Breitbart staffers told to stop criticizing Kushner by senior editors
Did President Trump carry out his Syrian cruise missile attack at the urging of his daughter Ivanka?
Fox to investigate sexual harassment claim against Bill O'Reilly
Donald Trump: China will get better U.S. trade deal if it solves North Korea problem
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