Democratic National Committee

Kushner used private email to conduct White House business

The senior adviser set up the account after the election. Other West Wing officials have also used private email accounts for official business.<p>Presidential son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has corresponded with other administration officials about White House matters through a private …

Politics

These NFL owners gave Trump millions. But when he attacked their sport, they hit back.

Of all the National Football League franchise owners, Bob McNair is probably one of President Trump’s most generous donors.<p>The Houston Texans owner donated $2 million in 2016 to a pro-Trump super PAC. He is also among the eight NFL team owners who collectively doled out millions of dollars for …

Politics

The perils of ‘Nazi-punching’

Last week, a man was spotted wearing a red swastika armband while riding on a Seattle city bus. A bystander took his photograph and posted it online …

Opinion

O.C. Democrats’ big dinner: Too many congressional candidates?

<i>The Buzz is the Register’s weekly political news column.</i><p>Turnout and enthusiasm at Orange County Democrats annual Truman Awards Dinner on Saturday …

Elections

Facebook reportedly discovered it had been infiltrated by Russian government hackers months before the election

Members of a hacking group connected to Russia's military intelligence unit, the GRU, began creating fake Facebook accounts to amplify stolen emails as early as June 2016, people familiar with the company's investigation into Russia's use of the platform told The Washington Post.<p>The Post's report …

Mark Zuckerberg

Seth Rich ad will appear on TV in Washington...with Russian subtitles

A television spot asking viewers for information about the 2016 death of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich will launch soon in …

Seth Rich

Cyber hack hall of shame

As cybersecurity and data breaches are becoming an increasing threat to Americans, more and more companies are seeing themselves succumb to the hands of malicious hackers.<p>FOX Business breaks down other massive data breaches:<p>Equifax, 2017<p>Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting …

Security

Democrats Should Be Terrified at the Latest DNC Fundraising Numbers — And It's Getting Worse

Democrats have been suffering from an extreme identity crisis in the Donald Trump era.<p>With Republican majorities in both chambers and the White …

Bernie Sanders

Hannity boycott call fizzling, at least publicly

A liberal advocacy group's call for advertisers to boycott Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel last month isn't generating much momentum.<p>Luxury …

Business

What Hillary Clinton still can't admit to anyone — including herself

Every four years, the Americans pump out a presidential-calibre loser. This is a good thing — a testament to the strength of fixed election dates …

Bernie Sanders

DNC Falls Further into Debt in August with Abysmal Fundraising Haul

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) may be in trouble, according to its latest Federal Election Commission (FEC) filing showing it raised only …

Conservative View

How She Lost

Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign<i><br>Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen<br>Penguin</i><i>This article appears in the Fall 2017 issue of</i> The American …

Hillary Clinton

Don't be fooled by the Clinton-Sanders feud, Dems are united

Maybe, like me, your personal feed is still filled with Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton …

Bernie Sanders

GOP out raises Dems again in August

The Republican National Committee (RNC) once again surpassed the Democratic National Committee (DNC) for fundraising totals in the month of …

Elections

Trump’s Not Paying His Own Legal Bills, Because He Doesn’t Have To

"I don't think he's lacking in money," one GOP mega-donor said of the president.<p>The Republican National Committee has spent at least $427,000 in legal fees associated with the Russia investigation on behalf of President Trump and his son, leading some to question why the self-proclaimed billionaire …

Donald Trump

Trump vs. Clinton: The feud continues even after the election

It’s been 317 days since the presidential election, but even still, President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton haven’t stopped their bickering.<p>Once friends — Clinton was even a guest at Trump’s third wedding in 2005 — the two New Yorkers haven’t left their squabbling behind in what was a volatile …

Elections

Survey: Fewer black women say that the Democratic Party ‘best represents’ their interests

Are black women losing faith in the Democratic Party?<p>A new survey by the Black Women’s Roundtable and Essence magazine suggesting that’s the case was the basis for a lively debate Wednesday at the Congressional Black Caucus annual conference.<p>Dozens of women packed into a ballroom at the Washington …

News (U.S.)

We Need to Reckon With the Story ‘What Happened’ Tells

Hillary Clinton can’t catch a break. “Flawed” is attached to her name like a Homeric epithet. Never mind that she won almost 3 million more votes …

Liberal View

Morgan Freeman ridiculed by Kremlin for accusing Russia of declaring 'war' on US

The Kremlin has called the Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman "emotional and self-exalted" after he appeared in a high profile video accusing Vladimir Putin of declaring "war" on America during last year's US presidential election.<p>Senior Russian figures said they "could not take seriously" Freeman’s …

Russia

Is it the Kremlin’s turn to get WikiLeaked?

The online activist group this week leaked documents from a company that provides ‘solutions’ for Russian telecom giants and state agencies. The dump …

Russia

Russia’s pro-Trump ad buys: what is Facebook hiding?

<i>This article first appeared on Just Security.</i><p>Facebook should be treated like a crime scene. The social media company likely has troves of data that …

U.S. Department of State

Trump’s pick for ambassador to Russia just called out one of Trump's biggest lies

During his confirmation hearing today for the post of ambassador to Russia, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman made clear that, unlike President Trump, he …

Liberal View

Impeachment, American Style

The American colonies imported the idea of impeachment from England, where Edmund Burke called it the “great guardian of the purity of the Constitution.” But from 1750 to 1775 republican fervor was running rampant, and the colonists made the idea all their own. Long before shots were fired in …

Government

Russian Interference in the U.S. Election

As news continues to break about Russia's attempts to influence and hack the <br>U.S. election, this week we're re-airing an episode from 2016 about how …

Business

Obama Is Living in a Hillary Clinton Presidency

Hillary Clinton’s new campaign memoir, <i>What Happened</i>, has been panned by critics for failing to take enough responsibility for losing the election to …

Liberal View

Obama to host an event for New Jersey governor candidate

Former President Obama will host an event this fall for Phil Murphy, the Democrat running for governor of New Jersey, Democratic sources say.<p>It's one …

Elections

DNC Co-Chair: Not Giving Sanctuary To Illegals Is Like Not Helping Jews Escaping Nazi Germany

The fallout from the Trump administration’s plan to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals sent liberals into spasms of anger and rage. …

Conservative View

Only Human Hands Can Craft Effective Information Offensives

<i>Much of the discussion surrounding Russian cyber-enabled information operations against Western societies focuses on technology, such as bots</i> …

United States

Trump's personal lawyer testifies he didn't work with Russia

President Trump’s personal lawyer gave a full-throated denial to a major Senate committee that he worked with the Russian government to help his …

Donald Trump

Ellison compares illegal immigrants to Jews fleeing Nazi Germany

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is comparing giving sanctuary to illegal immigrants in the U.S. …

German History