Elections

President Trump Focuses on Immigration as Controversy Over Charlottesville Looms

(YUMA, Ariz.) — Fresh off a speech on Afghanistan that moved him in a different direction from many of his core voters, President Donald Trump is …

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Fake Polls Are A Real Problem

Is Kid Rock leading the U.S. Senate race in Michigan? A story like that is essentially designed to go viral, and that’s exactly what happened when …

Feature Stories

Trump and McConnell reportedly haven't spoken in weeks

A new report in the New York Times revealed that President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell haven't spoken in weeks — and McConnell …

Politics

Trump won’t pardon Arpaio at rally: Huckabee Sanders

President Trump has no plan to pardon immigration hardliner Joe Arpaio at his campaign rally Tuesday night in Phoenix, his spokeswoman said.<p>“There …

News (U.S.)

De Blasio Critic Hopes to Break Through at Debate

For nearly four years now, Sal Albanese has looked on at City Hall from his law office just blocks away, stewing about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s stewardship of New York City.<p>On Wednesday evening, Mr. Albanese will get the chance to make the case to voters that he would do a better job, in a Democratic …

News (U.S.)

Chelsea Clinton wants Barron Trump to have a "private" life

Chelsea Clinton defended fellow first child, Barron Trump, on Twitter Monday after a Daily Caller reporter criticized the 11-year-old for his fashion …

Politics

DNC provokes outrage on Twitter by slamming Trump's 'empty promises on border wall'

The Democratic National Committee came under fire from many online Tuesday after sending out a release on its press list that called out President Donald Trump's "empty promises on border wall."<p>"Trump has failed to deliver on his signature promise to build a border wall and have Mexico pay for it," …

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Trump’s Visit to Arizona Complicates Jeff Flake’s Election Chances

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s visit to Arizona for a campaign-style rally Tuesday night has some Republicans on edge and concerned that his public feud with the state’s junior GOP senator, Jeff Flake, is putting the party's Senate majority at risk and sowing deeper internal divides.<p>Flake is …

Politics

Phoenix mayor warns Trump not to hold campaign rally in searing op-ed

This is Mayor Greg Stanton’s second public warning to Trump not to inflame racial tensions in his city.<p>In a sharply worded op-ed in the Washington Post, Phoenix’s Democratic mayor, Greg Stanton, repeated his request for President Trump to delay a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center …

Politics

McConnell Doubts Trump Can Save Presidency

“The relationship between President Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has disintegrated to the point that they have not spoken to …

Politics

Pence Disagrees With Ryan About Trump's Charlottesville Comments: 'The President Was Clear'

<i>Aaron P. Berkenstein, Mark Wilson/Getty Images</i><p>Add Vice President Mike Pence to the list of those defending President Donald Trump's controversial …

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GOP Rep.'s Message to the Left: Give Trump a Break

Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) joins MTP Daily to discuss President Trump’s rally in Arizona and the recent violence in Charlottesville.<p>Up next in:<p>MTP …

Politics

Endangered California Republicans Feuding Over Ideology

These are tough times to be a Republican in California. Last year Donald Trump won the lowest percentage of the presidential vote any Republican has …

Politics

What Happens Next in Arizona?

Jeff Flake is caught between a rock and a Trump place.<p>The president*went off to Arizona on Tuesday night to what very well might be a powder magazine, and that's not even to mention the fact that the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate already has turned into something of a bloodbath. One of the …

Jeff Flake

Trump Seeks Rebound With Rally, Focus on Immigration in Arizona

President Donald Trump is seeking to bounce back from one of the worst weeks of his presidency by taking the stage before a friendly audience and …

Business

7 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018

Next year's midterm elections will provide Republicans with a major opportunity to build their majority in the Senate- if they can overcome President …

2016 U.S. Elections

Undaunted By Controversies, Trump Supporters Flock To Phoenix For President's Rally

“I’m more excited about this than seeing the Beatles," said one fan about Trump's campaign rally in Arizona.<p>PHOENIX ― Thousands of people are expected to gather in Phoenix Tuesday night for a rally featuring President Donald Trump.<p>While demonstrators are slated to gather outside the Phoenix …

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Missouri senator who urged Trump assassination booted from committees

Sorry might not cut it for the Missouri lawmaker who called for President Trump’s assassination.<p>Missouri Senate leaders announced Tuesday that Democratic state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal has been stripped of her committee assignments, just two days after she tried to calm the controversy with a …

Government

The American Horror Story: Cult Trailer Recreates the Horror of Election Night 2016

Remember election night 2016? Remember the slow, creeping sense of dread as you—along with the rest of the country—realized that the impossible was really about to happen? The trailer for <i>American Horror Story</i>'s seventh season goes all in on the collective trauma of Nov. 8, opening with Sarah …

American Horror Story

United Way Chapter Won't Stage Event at Trump Golf Course

Colts Neck, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey chapter of the United Way has pulled an event from one of President Donald Trump's golf courses amid concerns …

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Breaking: Right Before Trump's Big Rally, Mike Pence Makes Sudden Change

Advertisement - story continues below<p>Vice President Mike Pence will join President Donald Trump as he heads to Phoenix for Tuesday’s downtown rally, …

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Emmanuel Macron's approval rating is taking a massive nosedive

French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity among the country's voters is sinking to near-record-low levels a few months after his election win, according to a new Harris Poll.<p>Only 37% of voters approve of the job Macron is doing, down from a high of 57% after his election in May. Macron, a …

Emmanuel Macron

Former DNC Chair Howard Dean: If You Vote For Republicans In The Midterms, Consider Yourself Racist

Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean has never really been known for his subtlety, but when speaking about the 2018 midterm …

Conservative View

Trump's Primetime Afghanistan Speech Draws Meager 27.7 Million Viewers

And Barack Obama nabbed a bigger audience for his 2009 address on the Afghan war<p>President Donald Trump’s primetime speech on the war in Afghanistan …

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Whoa: If This Democrat Senator is Convicted, Everything Could Change With Obamacare Repeal

Here's a story that's been flying under the radar at the national news level. New Jersey's Democrat Senator Bob Menendez is about to go on trial for …

Conservative View

Kansas congressman in district Trump lost faces town hall

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican congressman in a Kansas district that President Donald Trump narrowly lost last year was expected to face tough questions about health care and other issues Tuesday night during a town hall meeting, with national Democrats already targeting him.<p>Rep. Kevin Yoder's …

Politics

Ratings Change: Flake More Vulnerable in Arizona

Ongoing feud with Trump complicates GOP senator’s re-election bid<p>The acrimony between President Donald Trump and Arizona Republican Jeff Flake, which …

Politics

Governors Preparing Bipartisan Health Care Plan For Congress To Consider

In the wake of congressional Republicans' failure to pass a health care bill, two governors from different parties are going to bring their own ideas to Washington.<p>Staff for Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, are working on a joint health care …

Health Care

McConnell and Trump haven't spoken in weeks: report

President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellTrump’s isolation grows Ellison: Trump has 'level of sympathy' for …

Mitch McConnell

The DNC’s Voter Outreach Strategy Is Unbelievably Out Of Touch

The Trump administration is a festering disaster. Let’s check in on the Democrats! Surely they’re taking advantage of the current political …

DNC