2016 U.S. Elections

The White House wants Roy Moore's vote, but doesn't want to talk about Moore

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The White House isn't saying that President Donald Trump supports Roy Moore. But Trump's aides are openly acknowledging something close: They need Moore's Republican vote in the Senate.<p>"I'm telling you that we want the votes in the Senate to get this tax bill through," White …

Politics

The Trump Foundation is shutting down

President Trump is shutting down the Donald J. Trump Foundation, NBC News reports. The foundation came under great scrutiny during the presidential …

U.S. Politics

Politics Podcast: Alabama Is Tied

The Alabama special Senate election is a dead heat, after more women accused Republican candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct. The FiveThirtyEight …

U.S. Politics

76% of voters think Trump should stop tweeting

A number of Trump voters have delivered a strong warning to the President about his tweeting habit.<p>Up next in:<p>Hardball<p>76% of voters think Trump …

Politics

Dems denounce Bill Clinton, but need to recapture his working-class appeal

The timing for the conference in Little Rock, Ark., couldn’t have been worse. But apparently the participants didn’t notice.<p>Commemorating the 25 …

Elections

Jake Tapper Went on a Date Once With Monica Lewinsky

Popular CNN host and Twitter aficionado Jake Tapper once went on a date with Monica Lewinsky, the one-time White House intern at the center of former …

Monica Lewinsky

Bill de Blasio Will Go to Iowa Again: ‘This is Who I Am’

Even before the swearing-in for his second term, Mayor Bill de Blasio is headed back to Iowa, the land of presidential hopefuls, to headline a December fund-raiser in Des Moines for a liberal group and polish his own national profile.<p>The mayor says it’s not that he’s running for president, but that …

U.S. Politics

The Adult Day Care Manifesto: How the Democrats Can Turn Their Age Problem into an Advantage

The future doesn’t depend on looking like Zac Efron. It depends on standing for something, even it means using a walker to do it.<p>To be clear, the immediate headache for Democrats comes from incoming revelations about <b>Al Franken,</b> who’s turning out to be wrong kind of hands-on policymaker. But a more …

Martin O'Malley

McConnell PAC demands Moore return its money

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell expects Paul to return to Senate next week Former Hill staff calls …

Republican Party

Graham Wants New Election In Alabama

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Alabama GOP candidate Roy Moore (R) “poses a threat to the Republican agenda, adding that he favors maneuvering that …

Politics

Trump Critic Jeff Flake May Be Leaving Senate — But Someone We All Know May Fill His Shoes

Boyd Matheson, a Utah conservative and former chief of staff for Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), announced Monday he will not run for Senate in 2018, leading …

Jeff Flake

Rand Paul to 'likely support' GOP tax bill, aide says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, will "likely support" the GOP's Senate tax bill, a Paul aide told CNN in an email Monday.<p>RELATED: Here are the Senate Republicans who will decide the fate of the tax bill<p>The news marks a sign of progress for the GOP leadership and President Donald …

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Article: The Surest Way to Keep Roy Moore Out of the Senate Is by Electing His Opponent

From The Nation<p>- Advertisement -<p><i>GOP talk of resignations, rescheduled elections, and write-ins neglects the reality on the ground in Alabama: Moore</i> …

Liberal View

Chris Christie gets road named after himself

What’s next — the Chris Christie Memorial Beach?<p>The final stretch of Christie’s governorship took a bizarre turn Monday, when the deeply unpopular …

New York City

As Hillary Clinton hovers, are Democrats moving on?

Opposition to President Trump has clearly energized Democrats – but the party is still facing a leadership vacuum and struggling to unite its …

Elections

O’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump

Former Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley is urging Democrats not to be afraid of President Trump.<p>"Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems …

Elections

Gutfeld: Hillary Blames FNC For Her Husband Being In Power Insider

<b>Gutfeld on Trump's Critics: 'The World Has Moved on Without Them'</b><p><b>Watters on Moore Attorney Press Conference: 'Read The Room, Roy - Your Time's Over'</b><p>In a recent forum, Hillary Clinton said she and President Clinton wouldn't have survived in the political world if Fox News was around, Greg Gutfeld …

Hillary Clinton

NYT's Glenn Thrush’s 2013 Tweet Is Coming Back to Haunt Him After He’s Accused of Groping Women

New York Times White House reporter Glenn Thrush has been suspended for suspected inappropriate groping of several women.<p>And as so often happens, …

Elections

Report: Sex claims against Kruse ‘political maneuver’

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Independent Party of Oregon wants the Oregon Republican Party to disavow the comments made by the chair of the Douglas …

Portland, OR

Jesse Watters: Hillary Clinton Reminds Me ‘Of a Corrupt Dictator”

It’s the start of a new week, and <i>The Five</i> got right to it today by tearing into <b>Hillary Clinton</b> for her recent remarks at a public forum in …

Hillary Clinton

Christie Not Surprised by Menendez Mistrial

MORRIS PLAINS — Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he was “not surprised” that the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez ended last week with a hung jury, pointing …

New Jersey Politics

Details for Kobach’s fundraiser with Donald Trump Jr. revealed

Donald Trump Jr. will join Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach next week in Overland Park for a $200 per ticket fundraiser.<p>Kobach’s campaign had …

Donald Trump

Steyer to run Times Square billboards in campaign to impeach Trump

Democratic mega-donor Tom Steyer on Monday said he'll run Times Square billboards as part of his ongoing campaign to impeach President Trump.<p>The …

Tom Steyer

White House: Trump wants supportive senators, but Moore's fate up to voters

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said, "The president wants people in the House and the Senate that support his agenda," when asked if Trump would …

U.S. Politics

John McCann Enters GOP Primary, Hoping to Challenge Gottheimer

John McCann is the latest Republican jumping into the race for the 5th congressional district, hoping to challenge Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-5), who …

New Jersey Politics

Mike Coffman holding virtual town hall next week

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is holding a virtual, telephone town hall next week.<p>The Republican’s town hall will be Nov. 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Those …

U.S. Congress

Chris Matthews Perfectly Summarizes Why Trump Won the Election in Less Than a Minute

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews may be unapologetically liberal, but he has certainly pinpointed why President Donald Trump won the election in November …

Elections

The Nationalist's Delusion

Trump’s supporters backed a time-honored American political tradition, disavowing racism while promising to enact a broad agenda of discrimination.<p>THIRTY YEARS AGO nearly half of Louisiana voted for a Klansman, and the media struggled to explain why.<p>It was 1990 and David Duke, the former grand …

Politics

Hillary is toast: Scandals finally catch up with Clintons

Imagine: even the New York Times’ Ross Douthat now thinks that Bill Clinton should have stepped down over the Monica Lewinsky affair. Douthat’s mea culpa op-ed in this past weekend’s paper, in which he confesses that he and others may have been wrong to dismiss Bill Clinton’s indefensible behavior, …

Hillary Clinton