Sen. Mazie Hirono broke Sunday the Democratic Party's silence on domestic-abuse allegations leveled a month ago against Rep. Keith Ellison, saying that they "need to be investigated."
"As far as Keith Ellison, these allegations need to be investigated and appropriate action taken," the Hawaii Democrat on CNN's "State of ...
Republican lawmakers insist they will vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court even if his accuser refuses to testify this week about her sexual assault allegation. But surprisingly, … Click to Continue »
A Yale classmate told the New Yorker that the Supreme Court nominee exposed himself during a party in college.
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump is poised to redouble his commitment to "America First" on the most global of stages this week.
In the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, Trump will stress his dedication to the primacy of U.S. interests while competing with Western allies for an ...
NEW YORK (AP) - For transgender Americans, 2018 has been marked by series of advancements and setbacks.
The steps forward have included numerous legislative actions and court rulings buttressing civil rights and a victory by a transgender candidate in Vermont's Democratic gubernatorial primary.
The steps back have included the Trump ...
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) said Sunday that the documents President Trump ordered declassified related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation are unlikely to change anyone's views on the probe.Gowdy said o...
Top Trump administration officials pushed back hard Sunday against Iranian claims that the U.S. and its allies were behind a deadly attack on a military parade over the weekend, saying that Tehran is fully responsible for fomenting a climate of unrest and instability inside its own borders and across the ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local):
Senate Judiciary Committee staff say they will look into a report that a second woman is accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett ...
Republicans in tough reelection races are scrambling to show that they support protections for people with pre-existing conditions in the face of a wave of Democratic attacks on the issue.But the...
Judiciary Committee member Sen. Mazie Hirono said Sunday she'll question Brett Kavanaugh about his high school environment when he appears before lawmakers this week.
The Supreme Court nominee will likely appear before the committee Thursday to respond to accusations of sexual assault from three decades ago after Christine Blasey Ford ...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration has no intent of backing off its ...
Voters, already lukewarm on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, have now turned decidedly against him as his confirmation drags on amid allegations of an alleged attempted sexual assault three decades ago.
A Fox News poll released Sunday found 50 percent of voters, if they had a direct say, ...
WASHINGTON — The fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could turn on whether President Donald Trump believes the account of an ex-FBI official who, as Trump once asserted in a tweet, had "LIED! LIED! LIED!"
Rosenstein discussed secretly recording Trump, though one person who was present at the time ...
, Washington Post
Anita Hill's truthfulness was brutally questioned. Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., accused her of "flat-out perjury." So was her sanity. I recall a fevered phone call from a White House adviser peddling the notion that Hill suffered from "erotomania," a psychiatric disorder involving romantic delusions. So was her character. "A little bit nutty and a little bit slutty," was the contemptuous assessment of then-conservative, now-liberal activist David Brock.
United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Sunday th...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - On the same day Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting a military parade in southwestern Iran, President Donald Trump's lawyer mounted a stage in New York to declare that the government would be toppled.
"I don't know when we're ...
, Detroit Free Press
Let’s break this down. A college professor, hired to encourage young minds to think, slams his pen closed on a student’s desire to learn at a prestigious international university because he doesn’t like the politics of the country.
WASHINGTON — The fight for the House majority is over.
At least that's the sense from a growing number of Democrats who are increasingly confident in their quest to seize control of at least one chamber of Congress six weeks before Election Day.
The surging optimism among Democrats, usually shared ...
, The American Spectator
Atticus Finch resisted, but the Democrat lynch mob won.
There is a deluge of bad news for Republicans in the latest Fox News poll.
Voter support for Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court is down in the wake of Christine Ford’s assault allegations, as more believe her than him.
It was a week of pure political theater, a disgrace to everything this country used to stand for, and Democrats loved every minute of what they’d created. Between the faux outrage and the pearl-clutching across liberal Washington, there wasn’t a fainting couch that wasn’t engaged. It was all garbage.
, DC Examiner
The problem with Ford's allegation is that she has produced no contemporaneous evidence to support it.
, Washington Post
He recounted Israel’s transformation under Benjamin Netanyahu: the rise of ultranationalism tied to religious extremism, the upsurge in settler violence, the overriding of Supreme Court rulings upholding democracy and human rights, a crackdown on dissent, harassment of critics and nonprofits, confiscation of Arab villages and alliances with regimes — in Poland, Hungary and the Philippines — that foment anti-Semitism.
, American Greatness
This entire situation with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, has transcended the ordinary Beltway circus and entered the theater of the absurd. The moment this unsubstantiated accusation was leveled so late in the process, it reeked of political gamesmanship.
, Los Angeles Times
If alleged sexual assailant Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed it will serve as a recruitment video for an activated feminist base.