When President Richard Nixon decided in late October 1973 to force out the attorney general and replace him with someone who would fire the special prosecutor haunting his life, he went through the chain
As the general counsel of Al Gore’s 2000 recount effort in Florida, I’m often asked this question about the Senate and gubernatorial recounts now going on there: Why does “this” keep happening in Florida?
By Amy Gardner Amy Gardner National political reporter Email Bio Follow FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — It’s the hanging chad of 2018: the mismatched signature. Eighteen years ago, the last time the nation watched
• President Donald Trump has ditched a number of planned activities and exhibited intense spurts of anger since his party lost seats in the midterms.• He was widely mocked for missing a World War I memorial
Donald Trump won’t be president for life. In a little more than two or (heaven help us) six years, he will be gone. But his baleful legacy will live on. He is turning U.S. politics into a Superfund site
Florida is, once again, in an election debacle that is straining the bonds of credibility and democracy. Governor Rick Scott has actually called in the state police to investigate “voter fraud” (none found),
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said France and the United States must respect each other, in a response to a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump. Macron said in an interview Wednesday
New York (CNN Politics) — Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was hit with another lawsuit Tuesday claiming she failed to cancel student debt owed by people whose for-profit colleges have been shut down.
When I was a young reporter on the city desk of the Miami Herald, I dreamed of catching an assignment that would send me racing to the airport and jumping on a plane. To my surprise, the adventure arrived
Reported hate crimes in America rose 17 percent last year, the third consecutive year that such crimes increased, according to newly released FBI data that showed an even larger increase in anti-Semitic
WASHINGTON – Hate crimes spiked by nearly 17 percent last year and included a corresponding jump in anti-Semitic attacks, a new FBI review found. The report comes weeks after a 46-year-old man stormed
Updated at 4:40 a.m. ET on Wednesday Fire investigators in Northern California say they found the human remains of 6 more individuals, bringing the death toll to at least 48 people who have died in the
To paraphrase Wallace Stegner, America’s national parks are the best idea the country ever had – and, thanks to the rise of Instagram, the fall of gas prices and a generational shift in attitudes toward
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Mishaps, protests and litigation dominated Florida's first day of recounting the vote for pivotal races for governor and Senate, bringing back memories of the 2000 presidential
There should be no mystery as to why President Trump’s verbal assaults against African American reporters, candidates, lawmakers and athletes are cloaked in language that characterizes African Americans
(CNN) — Democrat Andrew Gillum withdrew his concession to Republican former Rep. Ron DeSantis in the Florida governor's race on Saturday, hours after the secretary of state announced a recount of their