Primary Elections

Mueller investigation steps closer to Trump with new indictments

Rachel Maddow<p>Manafort trial exposes corrupt workings of Trump transition<p>26:08<p>Kobach's GOP opponent surrenders (to the delight of Democrats)<p>02:07<p>Gates …

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GOP Strategist: Congress must confront Donald Trump directly

Katy Tur<p>Big Question: Can the President run the country and deal with all the chaos in the White House?<p>01:53<p>How the Trump Administration is shaping …

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Republicans have a Kobach problem and, like Trump, it's not going away soon.

Kris Kobach's race for Kansas governor will be a window on whether chicanery, vote fraud nonsense and a Trumpy persona are still winners with voters.<p>President Donald Trump has many imitators, but they do not include his voter fraud and immigration adviser Kris Kobach. He’s more the president’s …

Government

Wisconsin’s Randy ‘Ironstache’ Bryce Is One Step Closer to Replacing Paul Ryan

Randy “Ironstache” Bryce, the self-described “union ironworker from Caledonia,” inched closer to his dream of replacing House Speaker Paul Ryan in …

Politics

Fox News host hits Giuliani: Dossier isn't why Mueller probe was started

Fox News host Shep Smith on Wednesday fact-checked President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems make history, and other takeaways from Tuesday's primaries …

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House Intel. GOP Rep.: 'Highly unlikely' more will come out in Russia probe

Kornacki talks Pawlenty, Walker, and Minnesota governor's Democratic primary<p>02:18<p>Closing arguments end in Manafort case: ‘No possible road to …

Security

Stephen Colbert Says Socialism Has Been Tainted In America And Bernie Sanders Disagreed

8:43 AM 08/15/2018<p>Comedian Stephen Colbert said socialism may be tainted in the U.S. on “The Late Show” Tuesday, but his guest Sen. Bernie Sanders …

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Ben Shapiro Says Trump Should Face Primary if N-Word Tape Exists

“I didn’t vote for Trump last time,” Daily Wire boss reminds his Twitter followers<p>Ben Shapiro doesn’t know if there’s tape of President Donald Trump …

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The Treasury Department's Trump Retweet May Have Broken the Law

President Donald Trump would like you to believe that Tuesday night’s primary elections—in which Democrats flexed their muscles ahead of what many …

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More Minnesota: Blue wave crashes across the state

Is there a blue wave coming in November? One certainly showed up in Minnesota last night, despite competitive primaries on both sides of the ballot …

Conservative View

Democrats have a chance to shape politics for a decade

The backlash against President Trump and the steady rightward journey of the Republican Party could sharply shift the distribution of political power in state capitals across the nation in this fall’s elections. And because reapportionment is coming, this could change the contours of American …

Opinion

Biden to Trump: If you think revoking Brennan's clearance will silence him, 'you just don't know the man'

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenTech companies earn White House praise for committing to easier health data access Biden …

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Trump says Germany 'captive of Russia' at NATO breakfast

Morning Joe<p>Trump, Tuesday's primaries and the Mueller probe<p>16:42<p>Trump's hold on GOP shows in primary outcomes<p>07:39<p>Closing arguments to begin in …

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Fox News’ Ainsley Earhardt ‘Sorry’ for Calling Vermont Governor Candidate ‘That Transgender’ (Exclusive)

“I never ever meant anything derogatory and I am sorry it may have come off that way,” says the “Fox & Friends” co-host<p>“Fox & Friends” co-host …

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The definitive ranking of 2020 Democrats

<i>(This is the second edition of our monthly power rankings</i> of Democrats most likely to get their party's presidential nomination in 2020.)<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Because Donald Trump is, well, Donald Trump, a lot of attention has been paid to his hostile takeover of the Republican Party -- and how he continues to …

Democratic Party

Doug Schoen: GOP primaries show the Republican Party is now the Trump Party

Tuesday’s Republican primaries brought good news for President Trump and consolidated his hold over the Republican Party. The stunning upset victory of Jeff Johnson over former Gov. Tim Pawlenty in the Minnesota Republican gubernatorial primary drives that point home better than almost anything …

Opinion

This State Just Nominated A Trans Woman For Governor In A Groundbreaking Move

The 2018 primary season is in full swing and this election cycle has seen some historically significant moves — including increased numbers of women, …

Elections

Christine Hallquist: First transgender governor nominee picked

<b>A former energy executive in Vermont has taken a major step towards becoming the first ever transgender governor of a US state.</b><p>Christine Hallquist defeated three other candidates, including a 14-year-old boy, to win the Democratic Party nomination on Tuesday.<p>She will now face the incumbent …

Government

In Governor Races, All Four Letters in LGBT Won Primaries - them.

Last night’s primaries brought a slew of firsts in several categories, including the first Somali-American major party nominee, Ilhan Omar of …

LGBTQI

Democrats are making Congress look more like America. Republicans are fighting this.

Yesterday’s primary elections were important in that they reinforced two very different trends. On the Republican side, it gets clearer all the time that, in both personnel and policy, this is Donald Trump’s party. The Democrats, on the other hand, are committed to creating a Congress that actually …

Opinion

Progressives Win Big in Wisconsin Primary

Mandela Barnes, Marisabel Cabrera, Jeff Smith and Sarah Godlewski: remember these names. These four members of Citizen Action Wisconsin, who all won …

Middle-class

Muslim woman wins primary in Minnesota—and the far right is terrified

Yesterday, Ilhan Omar won the Democratic primary for Minnesota’s fifth congressional district. If she succeeds in November, she could become the …

Religion

Ed Henry clashes with Katrina Pierson on N-Word tape: ‘You changed your story!'

Fox News's Ed Henry on Tuesday clashed with former Trump campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson, accusing her of changing her story on whether she knew …

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Trump calls Mueller Probe a witch hunt, Giuliani berates Cohen

Panel: Trump is a boon to GOP in primaries, but not in November<p>08:23<p>Panel: President Trump putting son in ‘severe legal jeopardy’<p>11:24<p>Panel: Trump is …

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WATCH: White House says it values diversity, won’t disclose numbers

WASHINGTON — White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House values diversity, but she would not say how many black staffers …

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Michael Bloomberg Would Be Toughest 2020 Challenger, Former Trump Campaign Manager Says

Corey Lewandowski says Bloomberg has name recognition, ability to self-fund<p>Michael Bloomberg is the Democrat who could run the most competitive …

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The establishment still has its claws on the Democratic Party

At least we can all be happy that No Labels has a zero percent success rate so far.538/ABC News<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free …

Democratic Party

Women Lead the Way in Minnesota, Wisconsin Senate Races – Bloomberg

Women Lead the Way in Minnesota, Wisconsin Senate Races<p>Women Lead the Way in Minnesota, Wisconsin Senate Races<p>Women Lead the Way in Minnesota, …

U.S. Elections

Rep. Keith Ellison wins Democratic primary for Attorney General

Amid abuse allegations that almost derailed his political campaign, Minnesota lawmaker <b>Keith Ellison</b> won the Democratic primary for Minnesota attorney …

Democratic Primaries

Money Isn't Everything, Women Candidates Win Big, and Other Takeaways from Tuesday's Primaries

Senior political reporters Simone Pathé and Bridget Bowman recap Tuesday's primary elections and what the results could mean for the general election.

Elections