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LA County prosecutors decline to file felony charges against Michael Avenatti, refer case for misdemeanor consideration

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office declined to file felony domestic violence charges against ...

Washington Post: Asylum seekers would wait in Mexico while claims are processed under new Trump plan

In a major break with current policy, Central American asylum seekers who arrive at the US border would be f...

Feds look into Whitaker campaign contributions

An independent federal agency is looking into whether acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker may have violated federal law by accepting campaign contributions to his 2014 Senate campaign. CNN's Laura Jarrett reports.

Release of new climate report moved up from December to Friday after Thanksgiving

A government report on the human impact of climate change that was long scheduled for release in December is...

Clapper: Trump a show-me-the-money president

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper gives his take on President Trump's public rejection of the CIA's assessment on Saudi Arabia regarding the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

US agency opens case file on potential Whitaker Hatch Act violations

An independent federal investigative agency is looking into whether acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker...

Trump revives familiar frustrations for US intelligence officials

While some members of the US intelligence community have acknowledged that they are frustrated by President ...

Sciutto: Trump is creating a misleading choice

CNN's Jim Sciutto contrasts President Donald Trump's defense of Saudi Arabia to former Presidents, and how they handled holding allies to account while still maintaining relationships with them.

Nancy Pelosi's very happy Thanksgiving

She may still be technically embroiled in a leadership fight, but it's looking like Nancy Pelosi has a lot ...

Why Chief Justice John Roberts spoke out

Chief Justice John Roberts has watched, silently, as Donald Trump denigrated judges over the years, complain...

Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux concedes in Georgia House race

Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux on Wednesday formally conceded to incumbent Republican Rep. Rob Woodall in Georgi...

Trump fires back after Roberts rebukes him

President Donald Trump fired back after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a rare rebuke of the President's disparaging remarks about federal judges. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Key Senate Republican says Trump's Saudi response 'took our nation to a very low level,' demands Hill briefing

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker told CNN that top administration officials need to immediately ...

How George Papadopoulos' comments could hurt his request to delay jail start date

George Papadopoulos' apparent double speak about his guilty plea may hurt the former Trump campaign adviser'...

Giuliani: Mueller not done questioning Trump

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said that special counsel Robert Mueller could still try to seek additional answers from Trump on questions of potential obstruction of justice. CNN's Alex Marquardt reports.

Ocasio-Cortez backs Pelosi for speaker as long as she 'remains the most progressive candidate'

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday backed House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi to become House...

Yemen peace talks set for December, Mattis says

Peace talks to end the conflict in Yemen will take place in Sweden in the next few weeks, Secretary of Defen...

Mattis says US-South Korea military exercise will be scaled back

The next major joint US-South Korea military exercise will be "reduced in scope" to avoid hurting diplomatic...

Chief justice pushes back against Trump

Chief Justice John Roberts made a rare statement pushing back against President Donald Trump after the President again went after federal judges.

Pentagon sends 300,000 pounds of Thanksgiving food to troops at the border and overseas

The Pentagon has sent more than 300,000 pounds of Thanksgiving food to US military troops stationed overseas...

Trump slams chief justice after Roberts chides the President

President Donald Trump fired back Wednesday after Chief Justice John Roberts ...

New York Democrat reverses course, now says he'll back Pelosi for speaker

New York Democratic Rep. Brian Higgins announced Wednesday he will support Rep. Nancy Pelosi's bid for House...

DC mayor stirs up controversy with saucy mumbo criticism

Washington's mayor started a heated Thanksgiving discussion early by telling the city she is "annoyed" with ...

Rudy Giuliani tells CNN that Mueller is not done with seeking answers from Trump

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller could still...

Wife of fallen soldier: Our hearts are full

The widow of Brent Taylor, a major in the Utah National Guard and mayor of North Ogden, Utah, who died while serving in Afghanistan, speaks to CNN's Alisyn Camerota about how she and her children will handle their family's loss.

This is a stress test of the US government

If you weren't taking President Donald Trump literally, you were wrong."Lock her up!" and "America Fi...

Now entering the age of the influencer politician

The best view to watch new-member orientation this year was Instagram, where incoming members of Congress po...

Social media is changing how we see Congress

See how a new generation of freshman lawmakers are using social media in a way you don't typically see on Capitol Hill.

Restraining order granted against Avenatti

Aspiring actress Mareli Miniutti was granted a restraining order against Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti after accusations of physical and verbal violence.

Why Nancy Pelosi makes a lot of sense as speaker

A group of House Democrats are trying to stop Nancy Pelosi from becoming speaker next Congress. It's not cle...

Trump pushed for prosecution of Clinton, Comey

On multiple occasions, President Donald Trump expressed the desire to order the Department of Justice to prosecute James Comey and Hilary Clinton.

Trump defends daughter Ivanka amid email scrutiny

President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday that his daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump ...

US Air Force conducts first ever F-35 fighter jet 'elephant walk'

The US Air Force conducted its first so-called "elephant walk" drill using F-35 fighter jets Monday, launchi...

This is what Obama thinks of Pelosi

Former President Barack Obama praises House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi during an interview with David Axelrod.

How Thanksgiving came to be a holiday

What does the author of "Mary Had a Little Lamb" have to do with Thanksgiving? Here's a timeline of how Thanksgiving became a holiday in the US.

Photo surfaces of Senator with Confederate artifacts

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith posed with Confederate artifacts in photos from 2014 that emerged Tuesday, the latest in a series of controversial moments for the freshman Republican senator who is facing a run-off. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

Marcia Fudge, who was considering run for House speaker, says she will back Nancy Pelosi

Rep. Marcia Fudge -- an Ohio Democrat who had been weighing a potential run for House speaker -- announced o...

Trump grants new authority to troops to protect border personnel

President Donald Trump has approved a memorandum that grants new authority to US troops on the Southwest bor...

Dean: Even Nixon would say Trump going too far

John Dean, one of the central figures in the Watergate scandal, said that even Former President Richard Nixon would say President Donald Trump is "going too far," in response to the New York Times report saying that Trump wanted to order the DOJ to prosecute James Comey and Hillary Clinton.

Walmart asks Mississippi's Hyde-Smith to return donation after 'public hanging' comment

Walmart is pulling its support for Republican Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and asked for her campaign o...

Trump signals US won't punish Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi killing

President Donald Trump signaled Tuesday that he will not take strong action against Saudi Arabia or its Crow...

Aspiring actress granted restraining order against Michael Avenatti, describes physical and verbal abuse

Aspiring actress Mareli Miniutti was granted a restraining order against famed lawyer Michael Avenatti on Mo...

Trump's Saudi support highlights brutality of 'America First' doctrine

It is the Trump doctrine laid bare.By letting Saudi Arabia get away with the murder of US-based journ...

Toobin rips Ivanka over using private email

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin reacts to the Washington Post's report that Ivanka Trump used her personal email for government business, saying she acted with "incredible arrogance" after Hillary Clinton was widely criticized for doing the same thing during the 2016 campaign.

Top Trump officials saved the President from himself

Had President Donald Trump been successful in launching prosecutions against Hillary Clinton and James Comey...

Top Republicans slam Trump for statement backing Saudi Arabia

Top Senate Republicans slammed President Donald Trump for his statement backing Saudi Arabia in the wake of ...

Ward: US saying it doesn't care about Khashoggi

CNN's Clarissa Ward says that President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statements on the death of Jamal Khashoggi shows that the US essentially doesn't care Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi Arabia.

NYT: Trump wanted to order prosecution of Clinton, Comey

President Trump told the top White House lawyer in April that he wanted to have him order federal prosecutions of Hillary Clinton and James Comey, according to two sources familiar with the conversation, The New York Times reports.

Trump administration doubles down on letting Kentucky impose Medicaid work requirements

The Trump administration has once again approved Kentucky's request to require certain Medicaid recipients t...

Hyde-Smith accuses Democrats of trying to turn 'hanging' comment into a 'political weapon'

Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi accused Democrats at a debate Tuesday night of weaponizing h...

Trump raised prosecuting Clinton with top White House, Justice officials

President Donald Trump on multiple occasions raised with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Matt Whi...

Trump administration alleges China hasn't 'altered' unfair trade practices

The Trump administration on Tuesday continued to ratchet up pressure on China, releasing an updated report s...

Photo surfaces of Cindy Hyde-Smith posing with Confederate artifacts

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith posed with Confederate artifacts in photos from 2014 that emerged Tuesday,...

DHS secretary says Trump administration will comply with and appeal asylum-ban ruling

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that the Trump administration plans to comply with...

Trump promises 'steadfast' Saudi relationship

The White House has released a statement emphasizing the importance of the United States' relationship with Saudi Arabia despite the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Ivanka Trump's less-than-impressive tenure in Washington

Ivanka Trump came to Washington as the crown jewel of her family's empire.Even people who loathed her...

Whitaker disclosures reveal more than $900,000 in payments from conservative group

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker revised his financial disclosure forms five times after being appoi...

Pentagon puts cost of border troops at $72 million -- for now

US taxpayers will pay $72 million to deploy active duty troops to the southern border with Mexico in order t...

US flies B-52 bombers near contested islands in the South China Sea

Two US B-52 bombers flew near contested islands in the South China Sea Monday, according to US Pacific Air F...

Exclusive: Trump expected to give troops authority to protect border personnel

President Donald Trump is expected to grant new authority to US troops on the Southwest border with Mexico t...

Trump rails against 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in wake of asylum ruling

President Donald Trump leveled his latest criticism of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, slamming...

Trump faces mounting pressure to lift tariffs on Canada, Mexico

Industry groups are renewing their push to convince President Donald Trump to lift his tariffs on Canadian a...

Obama praises 'extraordinary' Pelosi amid leadership battle

Former President Barack Obama offered effusive praise of Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday as the Democratic leader fa...

Trump sends finished written answers to Mueller

President Donald Trump on Tuesday submitted written answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller...

Scaramucci on Ivanka emails: It's hypocritical

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci reacts to news that Ivanka Trump used her personal email for official White House business.

Judge bars Trump administration's asylum rules

A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration's asylum restrictions on immigrants who cross the US-Mexico border illegally.

Judge orders supervised release of Iraqis ICE held for months

A federal judge ordered the US on Tuesday to put a group of Iraqi immigrants, some of whom who have been in ...

Trade between US and China will 'come to a head' at G20 summit, Kudlow says

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday morning that he anticipates a direct confrontatio...

Ethics Committee urges Congress to pass long-stalled sexual harassment legislation

In a new letter sent to leaders of the House and Senate, the House Ethics Committee is urging Congress to pa...

Founder of the Women's March calls for co-chairs to step down

The founder of the Women's March is calling for the movement's current co-chairs to step down for allowing b...

Talk about baste appeal -- Trump pardons turkey named 'Peas'

Approximately 44 million turkeys were Thanksgiving dinner in the United States last year, but on Tuesday at ...

Zinke rips 'radical environmental groups' over California fires

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is blaming "radical environmental groups" for a lack of forest management that...

Clapper: Trump took a shot at intel community

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says President Donald Trump is insulting the intelligence community with his recent comments on retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

Internet rakes Trump's solution to wildfires

President Donald Trump offered a Finnish solution to California's wildfire problem. CNN's Jessica Dean has the story behind the confusion.

READ: Trump's statement on Saudi crown prince and the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Office of the Press SecretaryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 20, 2018Statement from Presi...

Trump expected to up troop authority at border

President Donald Trump is expected to grant new authorities to the thousands of US troops he has ordered to the US-Mexico border. CNN's Barbara Starr has the details.

Understanding the math Nancy Pelosi faces in the race for House speaker

Does Nancy Pelosi have the votes?That's the question looming over the race to determine who will be t...

Judge blocks Trump administration from denying asylum claims to immigrants who cross border illegally

In an order laced with language accusing President Donald Trump of attempting to rewrite immigration laws, a...

US says it killed 37 militants in two Somalia airstrikes

The US military killed 37 militants in two separate airstrikes in the vicinity of Debatscile, Somalia, on Mo...

Why is Trump offering to help Pelosi's speaker bid?

The Lead political panel discusses.

Who does Trump believe in journalist's death?

President Donald Trump says he will get a full report on the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but as CNN's Alexander Marquardt reports, it seems Trump is already laying the groundwork to side with the Saudi Crown Prince over US intelligence.

How 2018 reframed the Democrats' biggest choice for 2020

Though the 2018 election opened intriguing opportunities in the Sun Belt, new data suggest the shortest path...

Washington Post: Trump eyeing visit to US troops in combat zone

President Donald Trump has discussed with advisers the possibility of a presidential visit to US troops in a...

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business

Ivanka Trump last year used a personal email account to discuss or relay official White House business, acco...

Chuck Schumer calls on Justice Department inspector general to look into Matt Whitaker

The top Democrat in the Senate, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, wants the Justice Department's inspector gen...

Trump persists with brash political rhetoric

President Donald Trump has adopted a combative attitude this past week against other political figures after insisting that the White House is running smoothly. CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

James Clapper calls Trump's criticism of bin Laden raid 'complete ignorance'

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday criticized President Donald Trump for chast...

Anti-Pelosi Democrats publicly vow opposition in House speaker race: 'The time has come for new leadership'

A rebellious faction of House Democrats released a letter Monday vowing to mount a coup and derail Nancy Pel...

Short, Scaramucci say Ivanka private email use 'hypocritical'

Two former high-ranking White House officials publicly said Tuesday that Ivanka Trump's use of a personal em...

Trump says he loves the military, but he keeps insulting its members

For a president who professes to revere the US military more than any of his predecessors, Donald Trump gets...

Many still unaccounted for in California fires

California's Camp Fire destroyed more than 11,700 homes, torched an area the size of Chicago and left nearly 1,000 people unaccounted for. CNN's Nick Watt reports.

Michelle Obama's not-so-quiet return to the limelight

When Michelle Obama left the White House in January 2017, she did what most former first ladies often do -- ...

Trump no stranger to digs on military heroes

President Donald Trump hit back at the esteemed Navy SEAL who criticized his attacks on the media. CNN's Barbara Starr reports that with retired Adm. William McRaven, Trump may have met his match.

Trump tries to say told you so on bin Laden capture

President Donald Trump is once again claiming he knows best -- this time, criticizing the past military and ...

Democrats boast 37 net pickups with some key races still undecided

Democrats continued to expand their House majority over the weekend, with several key races decided in their...

Failure to turn over Whitaker's public financial disclosure forms angers critics

Ethics experts are crying foul after requests for the public financial disclosures of Acting Attorney Genera...

Donald Trump made voter turnout great again

Election Day predictions of HUGE voter turnout are as old as Election Day itself.There's always a sle...

'Make America Rake Again': Confusion in Finland over Trump's wildfire comments

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö said in an interview published Sunday that although President Donald Trump...

Pelosi fighting to return as House Speaker

CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at the different scenarios and challenges Nancy Pelosi may be facing in the run-up to the vote for House Speaker.

DOJ officials left room in debate to reconsider privacy around census citizenship question

A Justice Department attorney suggested a Trump administration official answer vaguely when asked if the Cen...

Mississippi GOP senator returns donation from businessman sued for anti-Muslim discrimination

Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returned a $2,700 donation from a businessman who was sued for ...

Democrats file suit challenging Whitaker appointment

Three Democratic senators on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of acting Attorney General M...

MAGIC WALL: High stakes in Mississippi Senate runoff

In the final days of campaigning for the Mississippi Senate seat, Democrat Mike Espy distances himself from the national party and GOP incumbent Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith releases a new ad that is all about Trump. The runoff will be held on November 27th.

The 42 most eye-popping lines from Donald Trump's 'Fox News Sunday' interview

President Donald Trump sat for an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace, a conversation that r...

Des Moines Register: Trump administration pressure over 4-H LGBT policy led to state leader's ousting

The Trump administration helped push the national 4-H club to remove a contentious LGBT-friendly policy, set...

Could Nancy Pelosi actually lose?

On Monday, the "Never Nancy" crowd went public....

War of words: Trump and Xi spar over trade ahead of Argentina meeting

The United States and China were preparing to hold high-level trade negotiations in Washington until an esca...

Mueller argues Whitaker appointment has no impact in ongoing subpoena fight

The appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker two weeks ago should have no effect on an ongoin...

California border processing suspension based on intel of coming 'incursion' of migrants

Department of Homeland Security officials said Monday that they started to get information from "multiple so...

McChrystal: Terrorists frighten, leaders unite

Retired four-star General Stanley McChrystal weighs in on President Trump's recent attacks on retired Admiral Bill McRaven, who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

2018 was a very good year for polls

Before the 2018 election, I said the ...

Majority say migrants in caravan should be given the opportunity to enter the country

Stoking fear about a migrant caravan was a top pre-election talking point of President Donald Trump's, but m...

McConnell is lobbying Arizona's governor to name McSally as Kyl replacement

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is leveraging his political power to try to convince Arizona Gov. Dou...

Judge weighing Trump administration's asylum restrictions

The Trump administration's new effort to block some immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States face...

Bloomberg makes massive donation for education

Michael Bloomberg, the former New York mayor who is weighing a 2020 presidential run, is donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins, to fund financial aid for qualified low- and middle-income students.

Architect of bin Laden raid: Trump 'threatens the Constitution' when he attacks the media

Retired Adm. William McRaven on Sunday stood by his previous statement that President Donald Trump's attacks...

Trump changes step: 'I wasn't on the ballot'

After Republicans lost the House in the 2018 midterm elections, President Trump said in an interview with Fox News that these losses couldn't be tied to him because he was not on the ballot.

With tree arrival, it's beginning to look at lot like Christmas at the White House

It's time to deck the halls: The holiday season officially kicked off at the White House Monday when Preside...

Clyburn won't face challenger in leadership bid after DeGette drops out of race

Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina is now running uncontested in his bid to become the No. 3 House Democra...

The swingiest state in the country just did it again

Over the weekend, Florida Republicans got a double dose of good news: former Rep. Ron DeSantis (R) was d...

After Trump's McRaven attack, McChrystal says military needs confidence in leaders' values

Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal, following President Donald Trump's recent swipe at retired Adm. Willia...

US set to accuse Iran of violating chemical weapons treaty

The Trump administration is set to accuse Iran of violating the international treaty that bars the use of ch...

New Muslim congresswoman will seek to allow religious headwear in the House

Last week, Democrats announced a proposal to end a rule that bans headwear on the House floor. Rep.-elect Il...

Nelson: I was not victorious in this race

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) conceded the Florida Senate race to Republican Gov. Rick Scott, ending his re-election bid after the completion of a statewide recount.

Trump knocks admiral who led bin Laden raid

President Donald Trump dismissed retired Adm. William McRaven as a "Hillary Clinton backer" and criticized the military for not having killed bin Laden sooner during a Fox News interview.

Trump: Mueller probe decisions up to Whitaker

President Donald Trump said "it's going to be up to him" when asked if he would accept any move by acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to curtail special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, in an interview on Fox News.

Florida's manual recount completed

Official numbers released show Gov. Rick Scott with a vote lead of 10,033 over incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson in the run for Senate. Before the recount Scott had a lead of 12,603 votes.

Bloomberg donates record $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

Michael Bloomberg, the former New York mayor who is weighing a 2020 presidential run, is donating $1.8 billi...

Brenda Snipes resigns as Broward County supervisor of elections

Brenda Snipes has submitted her resignation as the supervisor of elections for Broward County, Florida, afte...

Watch Obama surprise Michelle on stage

Former President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at Michelle Obama's book tour in Washington, comparing himself to Jay-Z at a Beyoncé concert.

Showdown looms over Nancy Pelosi's bid for Speaker

Nancy Pelosi faces a growing revolt within the House Democratic caucus. Is it enough to block her hopes of reclaiming the speaker's gavel?

Intel official: "no smoking gun evidence" in Khashoggi's Death

President Trump is still skeptical about who is responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite the CIA's assessment that the Crown Prince made the direct order. CNN Law Enforcement Analyst James Gagliano explains how this could impact the future of US-Saudi relations.

Asked about climate change, Trump says 'lot of factors' to blame for California wildfires

President Donald Trump, after surveying the destruction wrought by wildfires in California, said Saturday th...

Trump's combative weekend shows rocky road ahead

President Donald Trump is responding to a midterm election that represented a rebuke for his polarizing and ...

Flake: Protecting Mueller has to be priority

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) discusses a bill he co-sponsored to protect the Mueller probe in the wake of Matt Whitaker taking over the role of acting attorney general.

MAGIC WALL: Democrats have picked up a net gain of 34 seats

Six 2018 House races haven't been called yet and Democrats are leading in five of those six uncalled contests.

Bill Nelson concedes Florida Senate race to Rick Scott

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson on Sunday conceded the Florida Senate race to Republican Gov. Rick Scott, ending...

Florida recount state of play: Postgame edition

Thirteen days after the election, and the recount in Florida has come to an end.After the results cam...

Trump says US should rake like Finland to avoid fires

President Donald Trump suggests poor land management is a contributing factor to raging wildfires in California.

Trump says he declined to listen to recording of 'vicious' Khashoggi killing

President Donald Trump said he declined to listen to a recording that captured part of the killing of journa...

Trump: I want great climate

President Donald Trump, after surveying the destruction wrought by wildfires in California, said that the devastation has not altered his opinion on climate change.

Trump attacks likely House Intelligence chair as 'little Adam Schitt' on Twitter

President Donald Trump disparaged Rep. Adam Schiff in a profane tweet Sunday, misspelling his name "Schitt" ...

Five issues that could tank Trump's NAFTA replacement in Congress

President Donald Trump said this week that his replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement "is o...

Trump says Whitaker decisions on Mueller probe 'going to be up to him'

President Donald Trump said "it's going to be up to him" when asked if he would accept any move by acting At...

Sotomayor: The 9 of us are now a family

Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells CNN's David Axelrod about the current state of the court and welcoming Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Trump has yet to visit any US troops in combat

President Donald Trump has been in office for 666 days and has not yet made a visit to US troops in combat. CNN's Victor Blackwell breaks down how former presidents have handled visiting troops.

Gillum concedes Florida race for governor

Democratic candidate for Florida's gubernatorial race Andrew Gillum has conceded to his Republican opponent, former Rep. Ron DeSantis.

Trump: A good time for government shutdown

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that this would be a "good time" for a government shutdown if he doesn't get funding from Congress for a border wall.

Trump hints administration changes could include John Kelly, Kirstjen Nielsen

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he anticipates shifting several positions in his administration, hin...

George Conway: Administration is 'dumpster fire'

George Conway, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, has become an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, explaining in a podcast he'd rather leave the US than vote for Trump again. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Joe Biden's new BFF? A rescue dog named Major

Former Vice President Joe Biden has adopted a German shepherd from a Delaware animal shelter.

Florida recount ends with Rick Scott still leading over Bill Nelson

Republican Gov. Rick Scott maintained a lead over Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson in the Florida Senate race at ...

Trump vows to visit US troops in war zones

President Donald Trump said that he plans to visit US troops in war zones, a remark that comes after he rece...

Trump tours fire-ravaged California towns

President Donald Trump tours a neighborhood in Paradise, California, to see the damage caused by the Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in state history.

State Dept.: No conclusion on Khashoggi's death

The State Department says the US government has not made a final conclusion determining who is responsible for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. Several sources told CNN and other media that a CIA assessment has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Khashoggi, an assertion denied by the Saudis.

Democrat Gil Cisneros defeats Republican Young Kim in California's 39th District

California Democrat Gil Cisneros has defeated Republican Young Kim in a closely watched House race, adding y...

Sen. Jeff Flake: 'Worth using a little leverage' to get Mueller bill passed

Retiring Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said on Sunday that he has threatened to ...

Stacey Abrams calls Kemp Georgia's 'legal' governor, won't say he's legitimate

Former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Sunday that while her opponent, Republi...

Democrats sweep Reagan Country in California

It was where "good Republicans go to die," Ronald Reagan often quipped.Now, with the final ballots co...

California Democrat Harley Rouda defeats longtime Rep. Dana Rohrabacher

Democrat Harley Rouda has defeated California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher ...

Democrat Mike Levin defeats Republican Diane Harkey in California's 49th District

California Democrat Mike Levin defeated Republican Diane Harkey by nearly 28,000 votes in a hotly contested ...

Democrats seek to turn Hyde-Smith's comments into a surge in black turnout in Mississippi Senate runoff

To have a shot at another stunner in a Senate race in the Deep South, Democrats knew their candidate, Mike E...

Trump charity's donation to Florida AG questioned (2016)

Donald Trump denies that a donation made by his charity to a political group supporting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi was meant to sway the state from investigating Trump University. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

Biden adopts German shepherd named Major

Former Vice President Joe Biden has a new four-legged addition to his family: a German shepherd named Major....

Democrats' post-election battles signal larger fight over voting rights ahead

Count every vote.In Florida, Democrat Andrew Gillum preached it to supporters up and down the state. ...

Republican Mia Love pulls ahead in Utah House race after Trump knocked her for losing

Two-term Republican Rep. Mia Love on Friday took the lead over her Democratic challenger in Utah's 4th Distr...

Andrew Gillum concedes Florida governor's race to Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Florida, conceded to his Republican opponent, forme...

State Dept. says no final conclusion reached on who's responsible for Saudi journalist's killing

The State Department said Saturday that the US government has not drawn a final conclusion about who is resp...

Sotomayor says Kavanaugh a part of the Supreme Court 'family'

Justice Sonia Sotomayor in an interview with CNN's David Axelrod said that Justice Brett Kavanaugh was welco...

Trump says 'good time' for a government shutdown if no money for border wall

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Saturday that this would be a "good time" for a gov...

Top US military officer says Taliban 'are not losing'

The top US military officer said Saturday that the Taliban "are not losing" in Afghanistan, and much more ne...

Trump: Pence is 100 percent loyal

President Donald Trump responds to the New York Times article that said the President has questioned Vice President Mike Pence's loyalty to him.

Saudi crown prince's 'fit' delays UN resolution on war in Yemen

Multiple sources tell CNN that a much-anticipated United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a c...

Trump to hold rallies in Mississippi on eve of Senate runoff election

President Donald Trump will hold two campaign rallies in Mississippi to campaign for Republican Sen. Cindy H...

CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi's death, sources say

The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journali...

Trump on Fla. AG Pam Bondi: 'I'd love to have her in the administration'

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would consider Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi for any posit...

Trump: Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen 'not under consideration' for extradition 'at this point'

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is not considering extraditing a Turkish cleric who has been bl...

Trump offers to help Pelosi secure votes for speaker bid

President Donald Trump voiced support on Saturday for Rep. Nancy Pelosi's bid for speaker of the House, even...

Trump denies questioning VP's allegiance, says Pence is '100% loyal'

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he does not question the loyalty of Vice President Mike Pence and ...

'Do you have the paper?': Washington scrambles for details ahead of US-China trade talks

The telephone lines of Washington's premiere hotels have been ringing since Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross a...

Mia Love pulls ahead in Utah House race

Two-term Republican Rep. Mia Love took the lead over her Democratic challenger in Utah's 4th District House race more than a week after election night and after President Donald Trump mocked her for losing.

Democrats ran and won on health care. Now what?

Health care was the most important issue to voters facing the country, according to ...

On Capitol Hill, the 2020 klieg lights switch on

On Capitol Hill this week in the aftermath of the midterm election, there has been a fresh urgency to the pe...

On GPS: The future of US-China relations

Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell breaks down the factions and relationships shaping US-China relations.

Abrams acknowledges Kemp win in Georgia race

Democrat Stacey Abrams said she acknowledges that Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia. Abrams' announcement comes after days of post-election legal maneuvering from her campaign and allies as they sought to find enough votes to reduce Kemp's lead and force a December 4 runoff.

Anti-Pelosi vote grows to 18 Democrats as Spanberger says she won't back her

Rep.-elect Abigail Spanberger of Virginia said Friday she would vote against House Democratic Leader Nancy P...

Cries of fraud and suppression haven't impacted faith in the electoral system

First things first: The theme song of the week is the ...

Trump legal team balks at Mueller's questions on post-2016 election activity

President Donald Trump and his legal team have taken issue with some of the questions from special counsel R...

Kellyanne Conway's husband calls Trump administration 'a s***show in a dumpster fire'

Conservative lawyer George Conway, the husband of presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway, called President ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls out journalist who called her 'girl' and judged her clothing

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the new Democratic representative-elect from New York, seized on a social media sm...

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