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Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination

The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race...

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination

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Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
20:48, 07/09/2019

Republicans Quietly Relieved After Stephen Moore Withdraws From Federal Reserve Nomination Senate Republicans are breathing a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve decided to bow out in the face of persistent controversy over his past...
00:36, 05/03/2019

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Exploring Bid for 2020 Presidential Nomination Mark Sanford said he’s exploring a bid for the 2020 Republican nomination since Donald Trump doesn’t deserve re-election — but that he’d still vote for the president over a Dem...
00:12, 08/19/2019

Dem and GOP strategists talk Biden’s early frontrunner status for the Democratic presidential nomination As former Vice President Joe Biden was about to kick off his campaign speech in Pittsburgh, Pa., Democratic strategist Jessica Tarlov, and GOPAC Chairman David Avella weighed in on new poll numbers su...
01:24, 04/30/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on fo...
03:12, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic l...
03:24, 07/18/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump sup...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative excha...
13:36, 07/19/2019

Biden expands lead over rivals for 2020 U.S. presidential nomination despite lack of support from millennials: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has expanded his lead over a wide field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by 5 percentage points since he entered the race in late Apri...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
00:00, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Ninety Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of early this week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
15:00, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
13:36, 07/22/2019

Factbox: Trump impeachment backed by 40% of U.S. House Democrats Ninety-five Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
01:12, 07/27/2019

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
19:24, 08/01/2019

Factbox: What do U.S. Democrats want from Mueller's grand jury evidence? The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court last week for permission to access grand jury evidence from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in...
03:48, 07/29/2019

Factbox: Four moments to watch for as U.S. Democrats debate in Detroit Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will take the stage in Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday nights in their second debate of the nominating contest for the November 2020 U.S. election....
17:00, 07/29/2019

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key...
15:24, 06/19/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is flatly refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that could trigger protracted court fights with ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls U.S. House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that is likely to land him in protracted court fights w...
21:24, 05/07/2019

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
07:36, 05/31/2019

Oregon Republicans Played Chicken with the Democrats and Won The GOP members of the Oregon Senate didn’t need the votes. They just needed the rules of their chamber, and more importantly, the wherewithal to call the Democrats’ bluff....
19:24, 05/14/2019

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and th...
08:24, 05/22/2019

Both Democrats And Republicans Agree: Loot Boxes Bad Earlier this week, Republican senator Josh Hawley announced a bill that would regulate the use of loot boxes and microtransactions in “games played by minors.” But aren’t Republicans typically against...
22:36, 05/09/2019

Democrats or Republicans: Which party has the best plan to fix Social Security? Changes will soon need to be made, so it's time to consider which line of thinking should be applied to Social Security.       ...
17:12, 08/04/2019

U.S. Democrats and Republicans can’t even agree on the weather: Reuters/Ipsos Only 200 miles separate Michael Tilden and Miranda Garcia in rain-soaked Iowa. But they are worlds apart when it comes to their opinion of the weather....
14:24, 07/25/2019

How Democrats Who Beat Republicans Last Year Plan to Keep Their Seats House Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority, and rushing to protect the seats they hold in districts that supported the president in 2016....
17:48, 05/14/2019

Could a Trump cheerleader and Republicans’ ‘worst possible nominee’ be the best for Democrats? Tolerance for Kris Kobach is waning, with Republican politicians saying the party has become too rightwingIt was only nine months ago that Kansas Democrats were bidding good riddance to Kris Kobach as...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday, demanding quick action on background checks and suggesting that money for ...
22:50, 08/13/2019

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
04:00, 06/17/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
21:48, 05/16/2019

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy proposals to “socialism.” Will it work?...
00:00, 06/21/2019

As Democrats squabble, Trump worries some Republicans with his Twitter battles Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's allies worry his racially charged fights with opponents are hurting his re-election chances even as Democratic rivals make things easier for him by bickering over...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Republicans, Democrats concerned about Hungary's Orban ahead of U.S. visit Senior Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told President Donald Trump on Friday they were concerned about Hungary's "downward democratic trajectory," ahea...
23:12, 05/10/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are hurting the body’s ability to carry out its many mi...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Biden Thinks Trump Is the Problem, Not All Republicans. Other Democrats Disagree. The former vice president is defending his friendliness toward Republicans in Washington, saying Mr. Trump doesn’t represent them. But others say that view is naïve....
15:00, 05/04/2019

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "O...
03:36, 07/19/2019

Republicans’ Extreme Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Senate Democrats set up vote to put Republicans on the spot over pre-existing conditions Senate Democrats have introduced a resolution that would reverse Trump administration healthcare guidance and put pressure on vulnerable Republicans over whether they support Obamacare's protections f...
20:12, 07/31/2019

Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
17:24, 05/31/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, ...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
00:24, 06/19/2019

Democrats and Republicans both love the same thing: Disastrous healthcare price controls If there’s one thing Republicans can agree on when it comes to healthcare, it’s that they are opposed to “Medicare for all.” Alternatively known as “socialized medicine” or “single-payer healthcare,” ...
10:48, 08/06/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democrats and Republicans....
01:12, 05/16/2019

Mueller report: Democrats slam Republicans for 'stunning act of cynicism' – live Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer called Mitch McConnell’s ‘case closed’ speech ‘a brazen violation of the oath we all take’ in a joint letterSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.02pm B...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday n...
19:36, 07/18/2019

Republicans announce record haul; Barack Obama helps Democrats The Republican National Committee said it raised a record amount of money in April -- nearly $16 million -- and is approaching $62 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal cycle....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Democrats are finally getting wise to Republicans' antisemitism smears | Joshua Leifer The leadership’s firm response to attacks on Rashida Tlaib stand in contrast to their equivocation over Ilhan Omar. Democrats must fight back against divide and conquer tacticsAt first, it looked to b...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
04:24, 06/14/2019

Democrats focus on victims, Republicans on perpetrators after mass shootings, study finds Democrats and Republicans respond very differently to mass shootings on social media, a team of researchers has found after analyzing over 4 million tweets....
03:00, 06/27/2019

The gloves are coming off in Congress as Democrats and Republicans fight over the Mueller report and impeachment Ethan Miller/Getty Images More and more Democrats are ramping up calls for impeachment and harsher punishments for top Trump officials. At the same time, Democratic leaders are trying to tamp down on...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Both Democrats and Republicans blast facial-recognition technology in a rare bipartisan moment A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technolog...
22:48, 05/22/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like...
23:36, 05/25/2019

Democrats Vote to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Republicans Use a Rule From 1801 to Defend Him If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the House on Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi call...
01:48, 07/17/2019

Presidential contender says Democrats are 'well on our way to losing this election' Presidential hopeful Steve Bullock said that infighting among the more-than 20 Democratic contenders threatens to hand the 2020 election to President Trump....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Democrats desperately try to stand out in first presidential debate MIAMI, Fla. — With long answers in Spanish, repeated interruptions and a dizzying array of pie-in-the-sky progressive proposals, 10 Democratic candidates for the presidency tried desperately on ...
07:24, 06/27/2019

Abortion ban reaction: Democrats erupt, Republicans stay quiet as both sides see an impact in the 2020 election The Democratic presidential contenders cast the nation’s strictest ban as a severe blow to women’s rights, while Republicans on the ballot in 2020 did not want to talk about it...
05:12, 05/16/2019

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
17:48, 05/29/2019

Democrats announce 20 U.S. presidential candidates who qualify for first debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday the 20 presidential candidates who will participate in the party's pivotal first debate in Miami later this month, dealing a blow to four hopefu...
00:12, 06/14/2019

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish ...
06:12, 06/27/2019

Democrats waiting for large presidential field to take shape before endorsing Lawmakers are letting the race sort itself out before backing a candidate for 2020, though several from Iowa, South Carolina and other early nominating states are being courted....
16:24, 05/18/2019

Pelosi warns Democrats that Republicans can exploit their words as controversy continues over Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘concentration camp’ comments The House Speaker said she was not “up to date” on the freshman lawmaker’s characterization but said members need to be careful given the “politically charged atmosphere.”...
20:48, 06/19/2019

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Monday, we can safely say the Tea Party is over....
09:24, 06/05/2019

In troubled Florida, Democrats reckon with the presidential debates and an economy that can seem cruel To win in 2020, the Democratic nominee will need the votes of struggling Americans. But to some of them, the candidate jousting seems distant from their lives....
22:48, 06/29/2019

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential deba...
12:36, 06/27/2019

What Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and other Democrats need to do in Thursday night's presidential debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to center stage in the second night of Democrats' first presidential debates....
15:24, 06/27/2019

Howard Dean says Democrats will lose if they have ‘two old white guys’ on 2020 presidential ticket Dean, the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, echoed calls by other prominent liberals for the party to embrace diversity on its presidential ticket....
21:36, 06/26/2019

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with e...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with e...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, amplified by calls from presidential candidates The push to oust Trump was also accelerated by Mueller’s testimony confirming that the president could be charged with obstruction of justice after he leaves office....
03:24, 08/02/2019

Alyssa Milano slams Republicans and Democrats: 'Both parties have failed us' on gun control Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is slamming both political parties over their lack of action on gun control in an essay published on Refinery29.        ...
16:24, 08/09/2019

In Punjab, Big Rift In BJP Over Kirron Kher's Nomination The candidature of Kirron Kher from Chandigarh has caused a rift within the BJP ranks in Punjab, sources told NDTV. Kirron Kher had wrested the Chandigarh seat in 2014 from the Congress's Pawan......
17:24, 05/09/2019

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
01:00, 07/11/2019

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
13:24, 07/04/2019

HBO didn't help Gwendoline Christie get her Emmy nomination, so she just did it herself At this point, everybody should know not to bet against Ser Brienne Of Tarth (though the same can’t be said for Captain Phasma), and yet when it came time to submit actors for Emmy consideration, HBO ...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
18:12, 05/27/2019

Bill Maher: The Dem who 'stands up' to the Twitter mob will win nomination "Real Time" host Bill Maher argued on Friday night that the 2020 Democratic candidate who "stands up to the Twitter mob" will ultimately win the nomination. ...
14:24, 05/11/2019

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's appointment, writes journalist and political scienti...
00:48, 07/06/2019

No EU candidate gets required majority for IMF nomination: source A majority of European Union governments gave their support to Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, but she failed to reach a large enough majority to ...
21:48, 08/02/2019

Incumbent Quarles Wins GOP Nomination For Agriculture Commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Incumbent Ryan Quarles has easily won the Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner. During the campaign, Quarles touted his successes in the office over...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Dem senators slam Ratcliffe's nomination for intel chief Sen. Chris Murphy on Monday dismissed Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the next director of national intelligence, as a “television character” who is an “inapp...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad garners an Emmy nomination "Dream Crazy," which featured the former 49ers quarterback saying, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything,” received a nod for Outstanding Commercial....
06:24, 07/18/2019

Lagarde's ECB nomination thrusts IMF into early succession race The nomination of Christine Lagarde as European Central Bank president on Tuesday has thrust the International Monetary Fund into an early, unanticipated search for a new leader amid a raging trade wa...
09:24, 07/03/2019

ECB's Nowotny says takes very positive view of Lagarde nomination European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny said on Thursday he takes a very positive view of European Union leaders' decision to name Christine Lagarde president of the ECB. [nL8N2431D3]...
17:12, 07/03/2019

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election camp...
13:48, 07/05/2019

Shanahan: honored by Trump's nomination to be defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he was honored by President Donald Trump's plan to nominate him to be defense secretary, after more than four months performing the job in an acting capacity....
23:12, 05/09/2019

Shanahan’s nomination comes as the Pentagon chief ‘spins a lot of plates’ SHANAHAN GETS THE JOB: Patrick Shanahan learned yesterday afternoon during a visit to the White House that after serving more than four months as acting defense secretary, he’ll be nominated by Presid...
21:36, 05/10/2019

It's time to submit your nomination for CNBC's 2019 Upstart 100 Nominations begin today for CNBC's next group of 100 fast-growing, early stage start-ups to watch. See if your company will make the CNBC 2019 Upstart 100 list....
19:00, 07/31/2019

Trinamool Wants PM Nomination Scrapped For "Lawmakers Joining BJP" Claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that 40 lawmakers of Trinamool Congress are in touch with him and will join the BJP, is horse-trading and his nomination should be cancelled for such "provocative....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 nomination -- dealing a significant blow to the effo...
21:24, 06/01/2019

Manmohan Singh Files Nomination For Rajya Sabha From Rajasthan Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is the Congress candidate for by-polls to a Rajya Sabha seat from Rajasthan. He filed his nomination in state capital Jaipur on Tuesday....
10:48, 08/13/2019

"Shameful": Swara Bhasker On Pragya Thakur's Nomination As BJP Candidate Actor Swara Bhaskar's record of not caring for diplomatic responses still stands strong. Asked about the sensitive subject of "Hindu terror" she emphatically said if the term Islamic terror exists,......
17:36, 05/06/2019

Kevin McCarthy: Why Bernie Sanders has the best chance to win 2020 Dem nomination Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has the best shot at becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee -- not current front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden, according to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Cali...
04:00, 07/02/2019

The Trailer: The guide to the feuding among candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination In this edition: A guide to recognizing your Democratic feuds, the left's big plans for Queens, and data on who Democratic voters want to go away, already....
01:48, 06/21/2019

Pose's Billy Porter Responds to First-Ever Emmy Nomination: "I'm So Thrilled!" Congratulations, Billy Porter! "Oh my god. I just...I'm so thrilled to sort of be counted in the number," he tells Daily Pop in this highly celebratory clip from Tuesday's......
23:48, 07/16/2019

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary amid news reports that he, his ex-wife and son were involved in dome...
04:12, 06/19/2019

Amy Schumer's Son Gene Fist Pumps In Celebration of Her Emmy Nomination Congratulations to Amy Schumer! The actress and comedian's Netflix special, Amy Schumer Growing, has scored an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. The......
23:48, 07/16/2019

World Bank's Georgieva to relinquish duties during IMF nomination period World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday that she will temporarily relinquish her World Bank responsibilities after being nominated as a candidate to lead the Internation...
05:00, 08/03/2019

Trump formally submits Kelly Craft nomination for UN post WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has formally submitted to the Senate the nomination of Kelly Craft to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Craft serves as the U.S. ambassa...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Shatrughan Sinha Files Nomination From Patna Sahib, Takes Out Rally Congress's new recruit Shatrughan Sinha filed his nomination papers from the Patna Sahib constituency in Bihar today. The actor-turned-politician was accompanied by senior Congress leaders in Patna,.....
17:48, 04/29/2019

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Taiwan president wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday won the ruling party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her administration, which suffered a poll defeat amid risin...
07:48, 06/13/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ writers got an Emmy nomination for that atrocious final season No surprise, HBO came in for a strong showing at the Emmy nominations reveal event that just wrapped up Tuesday morning. The premium cable network pummeled Netflix in terms of total nominations (137, ...
00:12, 07/17/2019

MTV revokes Jason Mitchell award nomination in light of misconduct allegations We reported last week on the sudden firing from multiple projects of actor Jason Mitchell, who—after being accused of misconduct and harassment by a number of his co-stars on multiple sets—has now bee...
03:24, 05/30/2019

Gypsy Rose Blanchard Reacts to Joey King's Emmy Nomination for The Act Gypsy Rose Blanchard was "very happy" that Joey King was cast in The Act. The Hulu series, which is based on the relationship between Gypsy Rose and her now-deceased mother, Dee......
23:36, 07/22/2019

Trump pick Stephen Moore's Fed nomination could be doomed as GOP senators criticize him Sen. Joni Ernst, the Iowa Republican, said she likely will not vote for Moore and also said she does not believe he currently has the votes to win approval in the Senate....
00:24, 05/01/2019

Stephen Moore: Trump's Federal Reserve pick withdraws nomination President said on Twitter Moore ‘decided to withdraw’ just hours after Moore insisted he was ‘all in’Follow the latest US politics news liveStephen Moore, the conservative economics commentator, will ...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Review Ex-Jawan's Plea On Nomination By Tomorrow: Top Court To Poll Body The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Election Commission to examine grievances raised by sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, whose nomination against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varansai was.....
12:36, 05/08/2019

Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer....
02:48, 05/22/2019

Lindsey Graham on board with Shanahan nomination, despite dispute over Syria policy Sen. Lindsey Graham is on board with Patrick Shanahan becoming the next secretary of defense although the two were at odds with one another in February over troop presence in Syria....
08:12, 05/10/2019

Neeraj Shekhar Files Rajya Sabha Bypoll Nomination As BJP Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar Pradesh....
20:12, 08/14/2019

Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State....
01:36, 05/22/2019

Jason Mitchell loses MTV Movie & TV Awards nomination amid misconduct claims MTV said in a statement Mitchell was removed as a nominee for best performance in a show in light of recent developments.        ...
13:48, 05/30/2019

2019 Emmys: Anthony Bourdain Lands Posthumous Nomination 1 Year After Death Anthony Bourdain may be gone, but he will not be forgotten at the 2019 Emmys. The late chef and host was nominated for Outstanding Informational Series or Special and Outstanding Writing......
23:48, 07/16/2019

Taiwanese president reportedly wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's president, won the Democratic Progressive Party's primary race for the 2020 presidential election, local media reported....
08:48, 06/13/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX steady as investors gauge Lagarde's nomination to head ECB Amid growth worries, Latin American currencies were quiet against a steady dollar on Wednesday as investors gauged the implications of the nomination of the IMF's Christine Lagarde to head the Europea...
17:24, 07/03/2019

Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner....
02:48, 05/22/2019

Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner....
01:36, 05/22/2019

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term....
02:48, 05/22/2019

PEN15's Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle on Their First Emmy Nomination and Putting Viewers in Therapy There are big, expensive and heavily promoted shows like Game of Thrones and The Big Bang Theory, and then there's the little show that could, like Schitt's Creek and PEN15. The latter two......
23:48, 07/16/2019

Thune says Trump’s choice of Moore for Fed Board ‘is in trouble,’ expects decision on nomination this week Republican senators said the White House is aware Moore lacks the votes for Senate confirmation, and they expect either him to withdraw or the White House to cancel his pending nomination....
02:24, 05/02/2019

Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a Tuesday confirmation hearing to “act expeditiously to consider” the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be defense secretary....
01:48, 07/12/2019

McSally backs Joint Chiefs nomination of Air Force general accused of sexual assault Sen. Martha McSally, a survivor of military sexual assault, threw her support behind Air Force Gen. John Hyten, who has been accused of sexual assault, at his confirmation hearing to become the milita...
19:24, 07/30/2019

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents....
02:48, 05/22/2019

Trump sends Senate secretary of defense nomination, triggering a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon President Trump sent the Senate his nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become defense secretary, just one day before Esper's scheduled confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill....
00:48, 07/16/2019

Factbox: What's in and what's out at J.C. Penney J.C. Penney Co Inc has been struggling to reassure investors it can lure shoppers back into its stores amid fierce competition from online giants like Amazon.com Inc and discount retailers like TJX ...
13:12, 08/06/2019

Factbox: What is Slack? Slack Technologies Inc, whose instant messaging app has taken workplaces by storm, is scheduled to go public via a direct listing on June 20, instead of the more popular initial public offering route....
04:00, 06/20/2019

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, according to the Centers ...
14:24, 04/29/2019

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are some who could The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are now looking for his replacement. The shortlists of likely candidates are almost...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Factbox: Who will be Trump's next intelligence chief? U.S. President Donald Trump promised to move quickly to nominate a successor to Dan Coats, who leaves his position as Director of National Intelligence on Aug. 15....
00:00, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Selected works of architect I.M. Pei I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Kei Nishikori v Jo-Wilfried Tsonga A look at the records of Japan's Kei Nishikori and France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga before their second-round match at the French Open on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Factbox: Some facts about the DMZ separating the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, the third meeting between the two leaders in just over a y...
10:48, 06/30/2019

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss h...
16:24, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Who has UK PM Johnson appointed to his cabinet? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson began appointing his senior ministers on Wednesday shortly after taking office, naming the team he hopes will help him to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31....
22:48, 07/24/2019

Factbox: The national stakes in the EU elections Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament, this week's EU elections can have knock-on effects in the domestic politics of Europe's member states. Here are some examples o...
17:24, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Roger Federer vs Kei Nishikori A look at the records of Swiss Roger Federer and Japan's Kei Nishikori before their quarter-final match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
16:12, 07/10/2019

'Game of Thrones' breaks Emmy nomination record "Game of Thrones" slashes its way to historic 32 Emmy Award nominations, including best drama series. (June 16)        ...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Ali Stroker calls Tony nomination 'a dream come true' Speaking before she won the Tony Award for best actress, "Oklahoma!" star Ali Stroker called her nomination "a dream come true." (June 10)        ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants....
10:24, 07/07/2019

Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal A look at the records of Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal before their semi-final meeting at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
06:00, 06/07/2019

Factbox: Karen Khachanov v Feliciano Lopez A look at the records of Russia's Karen Khachanov and Spain's Feliciano Lopez before their second-round match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
08:12, 07/03/2019

Factbox: Simona Halep v Victoria Azarenka A look at the records of Romania's Simona Halep and Belarus's Victoria Azarenka before their third-round match at Wimbledon on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
05:36, 07/05/2019

Factbox: Australia's election - key themes and contests Australians go to the polls on Saturday in a contest to determine whether conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison can maintain his shaky grip on power or whether the center-left Labor party will re...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty v Marketa Vondrousova A look at the records of Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova before their title clash at the French Open on Saturday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
22:12, 06/07/2019

Factbox: IMO 2020 - a major shake-up for oil and shipping Tougher rules on sulfur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades....
23:12, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Serena Williams v Kaja Juvan A look at the records of American Serena Williams and Slovenia's Kaja Juvan before their second-round match at Wimbledon on Thursday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
06:48, 07/04/2019

Factbox: Naomi Osaka v Victoria Azarenka A look at the records of Japan's Naomi Osaka and Belarusian Victoria Azarenka before their second-round match at the French Open on Thursday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
04:48, 05/30/2019

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake in 2015. This time however, climbers and guides ar...
14:36, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ service on Nov. 12 in the United States, Canada and t...
00:00, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Sloane Stephens v Johanna Konta A look at the records of American Sloane Stephens and Briton Johanna Konta before their quarter-final match at the French Open on Tuesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Factbox: U.S. states with the most and fewest school shootings The shooting at a suburban Denver high school on Tuesday was the 1,369th incident in the United States since 1970, according to the K-12 School Shooting Database maintained by the Naval Postgraduate S...
21:12, 05/08/2019

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin....
12:48, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Stan Wawrinka A look at the records of Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Swiss Stan Wawrinka before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
06:24, 06/02/2019

Factbox: Fannie, Freddie and the government: it's complicated The Trump administration wants to take Fannie and Freddie out of government conservatorship, but doing so will be complicated due to the central role they play in the housing market and the Treasury's...
17:48, 07/26/2019

Factbox: What Deutsche bankers are saying about the 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams within Deutsche Bank AG have been told their positions were gone on Monday, as the lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the ...
10:24, 07/08/2019

Factbox: Major shootings in the United States Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has become grimly accustomed to mass shootings and hei...
00:24, 08/05/2019

Factbox: Simona Halep vs. Amanda Anisimova A look at the records of Romania's Simona Halep and American Amanda Anisimova before their quarter-final match at the French Open on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
06:00, 06/05/2019

Factbox: Fabio Fognini v Alexander Zverev A look at the records of Italy's Fabio Fognini and German Alexander Zverev before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
10:36, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Garbine Muguruza v Elina Svitolina A look at the records of Spain's Garbine Muguruza and Ukraine's Elina Svitolina before their third-round match at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
08:36, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Dominic Thiem vs. Rafa Nadal A look at the records of Austria's Dominic Thiem and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their title clash at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
06:12, 06/09/2019

Factbox: EU vote - the domestic fall-out across Europe European Parliament elections not only determine the make-up of the next EU assembly and help decide who ends up running top European institutions but can also play back into the national politics of ...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Factbox: Yulia Putintseva v Naomi Osaka A look at the records of Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva and Japan's Naomi Osaka before their first-round match at Wimbledon on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could f...
21:12, 05/22/2019

Factbox: Trump's Twitter thoughts on big tech U.S. President Donald Trump has long targeted big tech companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook and Twitter in his social media comments, accusing them of working against him and his administration....
21:12, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Key issues in South Africa's May 8 election South Africa is due to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mandela's African National Congress (ANC) swept to power...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Factbox: J.C. Penney's revolving door of CEOs J.C. Penney Co Inc late last year tapped Jill Soltau as chief executive officer to stem the decline in sales, the fifth leadership change at the department store operator in 15 years....
13:12, 08/06/2019

Factbox: Beyond Brexit, what are UK leadership candidates' priorities? British Conservative lawmakers are lining up to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, taking on the task of delivering Brexit and healing a country still deeply split over its relationship with...
12:12, 06/10/2019

Factbox: The work at one Facebook 'labeling' project Facebook Inc has thousands of content labelers around the world who categorize content with the aim of creating large datasets that can be more readily analyzed by humans and software....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are ...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republic...
06:12, 08/01/2019

Factbox: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga v Rafa Nadal A look at the records of France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
14:37, 07/06/2019

Factbox: Five facts on new UK defense minister Ben Wallace Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Ben Wallace as defense minister on Wednesday, a promotion for a man who has only ever been a junior minister....
22:48, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Serena Williams vs. Alison Riske A look at the records of Serena Williams and fellow American Alison Riske before their quarter-final match at Wimbledon on Tuesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
11:00, 07/09/2019

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there have been ups and downs in the North's foreign relat...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Factbox: Who is in Boris Johnson's Brexit team so far? Britain's incoming prime minister, Boris Johnson, starts appointing his government team on Wednesday, after weeks of planning and of jockeying among Conservative hopefuls looking for top jobs in his n...
14:12, 07/24/2019

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the largest U.S. city over the years....
01:24, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Auto, other industries' manufacturing presence in Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a tariff of 5% would be imposed on all goods coming from Mexico, increasing gradually each month until reaching 25% on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediat...
09:36, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty's rise to number one in the world Factbox on Ashleigh Barty, who will become the first Australian woman in 43 years to be ranked world number one in singles after she beat Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 in the final of the Nature Valley Classi...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Factbox: Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge World record holder Eliud Kipchoge is to make another attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon later this year, probably in the United Kingdom....
02:24, 05/06/2019

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will stand down once her Brexit deal with Brussels is approved by parliament and the government has said it hopes to do this by the time lawmakers break...
19:24, 05/15/2019

Factbox: Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ app Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies, as the company founded on theme parks and big-scre...
02:00, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him the latest high-level departure from the administr...
20:12, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Incoming PM Johnson's record as London mayor Boris Johnson has referred to his record as Mayor of London as a pointer to what he could achieve when he replaces Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and British prime minister....
16:36, 07/23/2019

Factbox: Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway at a glance Warren Buffett will host tens of thousands of people in Omaha, Nebraska from May 3-5 at what he calls "Woodstock for Capitalists," the annual shareholder weekend for his company, Berkshire Hathaway In...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman du...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Factbox: Women who have accused Trump of inappropriate conduct E. Jean Carroll, a longtime advice columnist for Elle magazine, is the latest of more than a dozen women to publicly accuse President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct in the years before he entered p...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Factbox: Highlights from former U.S. special counsel Mueller's testimony Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any po...
16:12, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on ...
21:12, 05/22/2019

Factbox: Airlines count the cost of Boeing 737 MAX grounding Some international airlines have reported tentative schedules for when they expect their Boeing 737 MAX up in the air again. More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger planes were taken out of...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizur...
17:24, 07/21/2019

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Here are some of New York-headquartered Elliott's top ...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Factbox: The Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory. Washington said the aircraft was targeted in international air space in "an unprovoked attack."...
19:24, 06/20/2019

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country ...
09:24, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consumers' personal information....
20:12, 07/22/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russi...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Factbox: The royal instruments for Thai king's coronation During Thailand's main coronation event for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 4, the monarch will be presented with five royal regalia, which are treated as symbols of kingship, marking the legitimacy o...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Five facts about designated Austrian FPO leader Hofer Norbert Hofer, proposed to replace scandal-tainted Heinz-Christian Strache as leader of Austria's Freedom Party, is the country's transport minister who nearly became western Europe's first far-right ...
13:48, 05/18/2019

Factbox: Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes with Beijing and global steel tariffs, have had an impact on them....
23:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Mass shootings in U.S. ignite new calls for gun legislation A cluster of recent mass shootings that killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio has sparked renewed calls for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
00:00, 08/07/2019

Factbox: EU leaders prepare for another fight over who gets bloc's top jobs The European Union's 28 leaders will meet on Sunday evening for a second attempt to decide who will take over the bloc's top five jobs under the next mandate....
20:12, 06/25/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Explosions that damaged two tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday come a month after four vessels were targeted in "sabotage attacks" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
15:48, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Thai king's elaborate coronation by the numbers Thailand's coronation ceremonies for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 4-6 will be the first the Southeast Asian nation has seen in 69 years, when the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was crowned in 1950....
08:00, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
14:36, 05/28/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
16:00, 05/28/2019

Factbox: Glencore mining fatalities in recent years At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore Plc collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
20:24, 06/27/2019

Factbox: Investments by automakers in the U.S. and China since Trump came to power Major automakers have announced a slew of investments in the United States since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 and exerted pressure on the industry to create more U.S. jobs....
07:00, 05/21/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreement, moves which ultimately could lead to the return...
23:24, 07/02/2019

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
10:12, 07/01/2019

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
18:12, 06/05/2019

Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from China will be passed along to consumers in the form...
20:12, 05/16/2019

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
13:12, 06/06/2019

FACTBOX: From Audi to Toyota, duties could upend Mexico output Vehicles and auto parts comprised Mexico's biggest export item to the United States in 2018, totalling $93.3 billion, and President Trump's move to impose escalating tariffs on the country's goods wou...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected laun...
11:36, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the ...
21:24, 05/29/2019

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could eventually culminate in the return of all internati...
17:00, 07/07/2019

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - Results of EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party romped to victory in the European Parliament election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the countr...
23:36, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
16:00, 05/28/2019

Factbox: The road to Fiat Chrysler, Renault merger talks American-Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler has made an all share merger proposal to French rival Renault as part of a new wave of auto industry consolidation....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Main policies of Greece's July 7 election rivals Greece will hold a national election on July 7 with the conservative New Democracy party leading ruling left-wing SYRIZA by 9-11 percentage points in opinion polls after it won European Parliament ele...
22:24, 07/04/2019

Factbox: India's elections - Rules on campaign financing and spending Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is flush with cash in the current Indian general election, and is expected to easily outspend opposition parties, as he seeks a second term ...
09:12, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Auto industry consolidation - mega-mergers and alliances Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-biggest carmaker and trigger a fresh round of industry...
16:24, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Here are nine categories of consumer products impacted by Trump's new tariffs A range of consumer products made in China and sold in the United States are affected by Friday's new set of tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, including in categories such as vacuum clea...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Factbox: Virginia Beach massacre among deadliest U.S. workplace shootings The massacre on Friday of 12 people at a Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building was the work a veteran employee who had sent in his resignation hours before opening fire, according to police....
20:36, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behi...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Facebook takedowns of 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in 2019 Facebook said on Thursday it had dismantled a network of fake accounts and pages it said were run by people connected to the government of Saudi Arabia, the company's latest action to combat "coordin...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union. But he has made contradictory statements in the past about the r...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Tweets tell story of souring Trump, Cohen relationship President Donald Trump and his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, have both used Twitter to spar with enemies over the last decade. Cohen, 52, is due to report to federal prison in New York state ...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Deutsche Bank staff react to 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams at Deutsche Bank were told on Monday their jobs had been axed as it began 18,000 job cuts globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financia...
14:24, 07/08/2019

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
06:12, 05/17/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
09:36, 04/30/2019

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based ch...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Factbox: Apple software developer conference highlights 2019 Apple Inc executives introduced app developers to hardware and software improvements at its Worldwide Developer's Conference 2019 on Monday. Here are some highlights:...
03:24, 06/04/2019

Factbox: The atomic restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal Iran said on Wednesday it will accelerate its enrichment of uranium as of Thursday, a date it has previously suggested could see its stock of enriched uranium exceed a cap imposed by its nuclear deal ...
14:24, 06/26/2019

Factbox: How have British universities grappled with links to the slave trade? The University of Cambridge will conduct a two-year academic study of how much it benefited from the Atlantic slave trade and whether its scholars reinforced race-based thinking during Britain's colon...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Saturday to seek an end to a costly trade war between the world's largest economies....
02:24, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United States, without giving more details....
20:36, 06/18/2019

Factbox: How Australia plans to curb Facebook and Google's market power The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has found, after an 18-month investigation, that Google and Facebook hold enormous power in the country's online advertising and news distribution ma...
08:24, 07/26/2019

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - early results of the EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to sweep to victory in the European election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the country...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Saturday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El ...
20:24, 08/05/2019

Factbox: A few of Mueller report's 183 mentions of ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks It is no wonder Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress want to talk to Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump: She is mentioned in the Mueller report more than 180 times....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage for likely U.S. sanctions on Ankara....
13:48, 07/12/2019

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over South Koreans who were forced to work for Japanese...
14:36, 07/02/2019

Factbox: Tariff wars - duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would raise tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports by the end of the week....
03:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Japanese say farewell to Emperor Akihito, express hopes for successor Japan's Emperor Akihito will step down in favor of his elder son, Crown Prince Naruhito, on Tuesday, ending the 31-year Heisei era during which he sought to bring the monarchy closer to people....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to...
13:24, 06/09/2019

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen. They are:...
19:12, 06/01/2019

Factbox: Bonfire of the Brexit cash - UK leader candidates' spending promises Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to bolster their bids to become Britain's next prime minister by proposing higher public spending and tax cuts which would represent a sudden relaxation of ...
16:00, 07/04/2019

Factbox: More Roundup trials, appeals in store for Bayer after $2 billion verdict Bayer shares continued to fall on Tuesday after a California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged that the company's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caus...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on the country....
01:12, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Nadal's record-breaking 12 French Open final victories Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Dominic Thiem for the second year running on Sunday to become the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times, edging ahead o...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals....
19:00, 07/04/2019

Factbox: Attacks and thwarted plots targeting New York's Times Square A New York man will appear in federal court on Friday after his arrest the previous day on allegations that he discussed buying grenades and using them in an attack on Times Square, one of the busiest...
18:12, 06/07/2019

Factbox: Kashmir's history - India's revoking of special status in context The Indian government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country, the most far-reaching move on the troubl...
07:12, 08/06/2019

Factbox: Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in...
05:36, 06/01/2019

Factbox: Details of Canada's biggest drug pricing overhaul in decades The Canadian government finalized the biggest overhaul to its drug pricing regime since 1987 on Friday, giving new powers to the federal drug price regulator, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board...
01:12, 08/10/2019

This Is What Republicans Dream About Last night, Alabama lawmakers gleefully passed a bill that, if signed by Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, will effectively ban abortions in the state. In passing a near-total abortion prohibition—with the on...
20:36, 05/15/2019

Factbox: Alphabet unveils Toronto smart city master plan details Alphabet on Monday released details of a proposed smart city development for Toronto, outlining plans in a 1,500 page document. Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff said at a press conference that Sidewalk...
01:12, 06/25/2019

Factbox: Facts about Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo, host of the 2026 Winter Games Facts about Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo which won the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected the winning bid on Monday....
18:36, 06/24/2019

Factbox: South African athlete Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rule The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
18:12, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Key facts and numbers to watch in Japan's July 21 upper house election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior coalition partner, the Komeito party, look set to retain a solid majority in parliament's upper house in a Sunday election,...
07:12, 07/19/2019

Factbox: Boris Johnson's overflowing inbox - Five urgent tasks for Britain's new leader Britain's incoming prime minister Boris Johnson faces an overflowing inbox when he takes office on Wednesday: delivering Brexit, building a relationship with Donald Trump, deciding what to do about Ir...
16:36, 07/23/2019

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it w...
22:48, 07/16/2019

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, is expected to be s...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Republicans turn on Mueller Republicans have long straddled a fine line when it comes to Robert Mueller — laying off the special counsel’s investigation while being careful not to draw the ire of President Donald Trump.Not anymo...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Republicans get into the climate game The top Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are looking to engage with the Democratic majority on climate change, promoting private sector innovation as an alternative to regulation...
12:12, 05/03/2019

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
10:48, 06/13/2019

Factbox - 'This is tragic': Environmental studies student, sportswriter among victims in North Carolina shooting An environmental studies student, a human rights advocate and a sportswriter for the student newspaper were among the victims when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom at the University of North Ca...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Factbox: As Indian election dust settles, jobs, trade, security high on government's to-do list Exit polls after the end of India's general election on Sunday showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies retaining power with an overwhelming majority....
11:24, 05/20/2019

Republicans hide behind Trump in gun debate President Donald Trump briefly raised eyebrows Monday when he tweeted an endorsement of stronger background checks, tied to immigration reform, after the nightmarish mass shootings over the weekend.Bu...
02:48, 08/06/2019

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Dem...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent...
01:12, 05/25/2019

Republicans tune out Robert Mueller Democrats hope to bring Robert Mueller’s report to life on Wednesday. But at least one member of the target audience says “they’re just grooming a corpse.” Senate Republicans are dismissing Mueller’s...
00:48, 07/24/2019

Biden praises Republicans, says he’ll ‘get in trouble for saying that’ Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is seeking unexpected allies for his presidential bid, praising “really good” rivals on the other side of the aisle. “There’s an awful lot of really good R...
20:12, 08/18/2019

Man These Republicans Questioning Mueller Are Just Out of Their Minds Republicans appear to have landed on a method for dealing with Robert Mueller during his testimony before Congress: SHOUTING A LOT CAN YOU HEAR THEM SCREAMING???...
17:36, 07/24/2019

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Republicans ready to quash Cuccinelli Ken Cuccinelli has spent years attacking Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans. Now, it’s time for payback.President Donald Trump wants Cuccinelli, who most recently led the anti-establishment Senate...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements The House GOP has been smacked by a wave of retirements over the past few weeks — but some Republicans fear the worst is yet to come.With the GOP relegated to the minority for the first time in eight ...
01:48, 08/01/2019

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young familie...
04:24, 08/19/2019

After Florida's ex-felons won the right to vote, Republicans are taking it away Election reform bill SB 7066 adds a provision that felons with restitution, fees or fines will not be allowed to cast a ballotWhen two-thirds of Florida’s voters chose to restore voting rights to near...
01:48, 05/04/2019

Republicans push tax relief through Kansas Legislature TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators have pushed a tax relief proposal through the Kansas Legislature. They are ignoring predictions from Gov. Laura Kelly’s fellow Democrats that she will ...
21:36, 05/05/2019

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt. Senate Minority Leader Herman Bae...
20:12, 06/28/2019

Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans want just one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a cease-fire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their caucus, senators argue, but the president too.If Tr...
05:36, 06/11/2019

Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard’ The Senate is going to get back to good ol’-fashioned legislating any day now. Republicans swear it.Mitch McConnell’s Senate has been almost entirely focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s per...
13:00, 06/10/2019

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” a...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law, a blanket ban on a medical procedure affecting onl...
14:12, 05/16/2019

Rep. Will Hurd says Texas Republicans need to do more to diversify their ranks Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, said on Sunday that Republicans in the Lone Star state’s need to start diversifying the party and reflect the racial and ethnic make-up of Texas if they hope to maintain contr...
21:00, 07/07/2019

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
09:36, 07/12/2019

Republicans Reportedly Stunned by How Dumb Jared Actually Is The bloom may finally be off the rose for White House wunderkind Jared Kushner, who managed to deeply underwhelm a group of GOP lawmakers with his extremely half-baked ideas to overhaul the United Sta...
16:36, 05/15/2019

Republicans take a bite out of Trump’s trade war leverage Senate Republicans are threatening to vote to cancel Trump's proposed escalation of tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. A threat is just a threat, yes, but it also could limit Trump's leverage in n...
00:12, 06/05/2019

ANALYSIS: How Republicans may be at risk of losing the voters they need most The Republican Party can’t afford to lose any support, but Jackson Proskow says it may be on the precipice of turning off a key demographic: suburban voters....
15:12, 08/16/2019

Needle exchanges find new champions among Republicans More Republicans, at the statehouse level, are saying research and results support their endorsement of a once controversial plan to limit disease among drug users.       &#...
17:12, 05/08/2019

Republicans Underestimate Bernie Sanders at Their Peril One thing that I love about national political media is how often I get to read about what an old white guy—who makes twice as much as the average American, and spends all his time talking to old whit...
19:48, 05/07/2019

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
21:24, 06/04/2019

Texas Republicans Are Terrified of a 2020 Wipeout The midterm elections produced the first sign of life in the Texas Democratic Party in a long time, with Beto O’Rourke nearly pulling off an upset in the U.S. Senate race and the party picking up a fe...
01:37, 08/13/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the ...
06:36, 05/15/2019

Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states....
01:48, 08/02/2019

President Begs Republicans to Not Help Puerto Rico The House of Representatives passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief package on Friday to allocate federal funding to Puerto Rico, California, and large swathes of the Midwest and the Southeast, all of...
03:36, 05/11/2019

Thanks to Fox News, Republicans Now Hate the Green New Deal For a brief, shining moment, Americans were largely united in their support of a Green New Deal. When the policy was first announced, Americans didn’t know a lot about it but they generally liked the ...
03:36, 05/11/2019

Republicans ready to dive off a cliff on Obamacare Republicans have no real plan to establish a new health care system if the courts strike down the Affordable Care Act before the 2020 election. But plenty of them are rooting for its demise anyway — e...
19:36, 07/14/2019

Republicans Hate That They Have to Respond to Trump's Racism It’s been only a couple of days since President Trump tweeted a racist screed telling four congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., to “go back and help fix the totally broken and ...
02:48, 07/16/2019

‘Constant chaos’: Senate Republicans eye summer exit Senate Republicans’ long, hot summer of Trump is finally ending. And for many in the GOP, it can’t come soon enough. In just the month of July, the party has weathered a flurry of racist tweets from P...
12:12, 08/01/2019

Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that much whiter and more male....
01:48, 08/03/2019

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a ...
03:12, 06/21/2019

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter this year, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of the total, the president'...
16:36, 07/02/2019

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Genius Republicans Starting to Realize Trump May Not Be On the Level Donald Trump has flouted political norms since well before he actually took office, and folks, it looks like some Republican members of Congress are finally catching on....
00:24, 05/21/2019

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter t...
00:48, 07/04/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
18:48, 05/18/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican...
22:36, 05/16/2019

Only 4 Republicans voted to condemn Trump’s ‘go back’ remarks Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go back” to their home countries — though all are citizens and three were born in the U.S.A. — Democrats muscled the resolution throu...
00:36, 07/18/2019

Republicans slow to condemn Trump's attacks on congresswomen President Donald Trump’s party is struggling to respond to his demand that liberal freshman congresswomen “go back” where they came from, with pushback from Republicans finally starting to trickle in ...
20:24, 07/15/2019

Some Republicans unsettled by Trump’s sweeping claims of immunity Senior House Republicans are breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s legal claims that Congress can’t investigate whether a commander-in-chief violated the law. That view, advanced by Trump’s...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal ben...
15:12, 06/30/2019

Marianne Williamson Has Her Moment. And Republicans Are Gleefully Trumpeting It. The self-help author had some standout moments in Tuesday’s Democratic debate, and the right propped her up as a way to portray the whole field as wacky and unserious....
00:36, 08/01/2019

Hannity: Mueller testimony will be 'golden opportunity' for Republicans The upcoming Capitol Hill testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will mark a "golden opportunity" for Republicans to hold him accountable, "Hannity" host Sean Hannity said Friday in his op...
07:12, 07/13/2019

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
14:12, 07/13/2019

Blow for never-Trump Republicans as Larry Hogan decides not to run Maryland governor had explored run against presidentDoes not rule out post-Trump run in 2024The hopes and dreams of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump took a heavy blow on Saturday, as Maryland gover...
01:24, 06/02/2019

Jesse Watters: Republicans can't wait to 'grill' Mueller Fox News' Jesse Watters can't wait for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to to testify on Capitol Hill saying Republican lawmakers can't wait to "grill" him over the Russia investigation....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Republicans Are Having a Meltdown Over Donald Trump Jr.'s Congressional Subpoena Donald Trump Jr., the president’s beefy, stump-sitting son, has been subpoenaed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, reportedly to answer questions about his previous appearance, where...
19:12, 05/09/2019

US: Republicans resist calls for urgent action on gun control Democrats and over 200 city mayors have urged Mitch McConnell to bring senators back to Washington to vote on gun control. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre reportedly warned President Trump against background...
05:36, 08/09/2019

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
07:36, 06/07/2019

My Fellow Republicans Must Stand Against the Alt-Right Virus Infecting America In the immediate aftermath of the El Paso shooting, a raging argument broke out online and across the airwaves. Given that the suspected shooter used one of Donald Trump’s favorite words to desc...
15:12, 08/08/2019

These Four Republicans Voted to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Here’s What They Said About It The House voted Tuesday night to officially condemn racist remarks President Donald Trump made over the weekend. On Sunday, President Donald Trump sparked outrage when he aimed a series of tweets at f...
10:36, 07/17/2019

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans a...
08:24, 05/31/2019

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further ...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Josh Hawley rattles Republicans as he derails GOP judge Sen. Josh Hawley makes no apologies for bringing down a Republican judicial nominee — even if his tactics irritate some of his own GOP colleagues. Michael Bogren’s withdrawal Tuesday from considerati...
04:24, 06/13/2019

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'Senate Republicans need to get a backbone' on immigration Senate Republicans must take action on immigration reform instead of allowing Democrats to prevent President Trump from securing the border, according to Mark Meadows....
03:12, 06/06/2019

Republicans flee from Trump's foreign interference remarks Senate Republicans are moving swiftly to distance themselves from President Donald Trump’s willingness to use foreign opposition research against his political opponents, with several senators up for ...
18:12, 06/13/2019

Republicans threaten revolt against Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico with wide-ranging tariffs.At a closed-door lunch Tuesd...
21:48, 06/04/2019

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers a...
21:24, 06/04/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia — despite Trum...
04:36, 05/07/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he wa...
02:24, 08/09/2019

The Republicans taking on Trump in 2020 despite the ‘very, very slim’ odds The Republican class of 2020 is serious about defeating the incumbent president – even pumping their life savings in their campaigns or quitting their careersDonald Trump won the Republican nomination...
08:48, 05/08/2019

In Ohio, Republicans leaving nothing to chance in Trump re-election bid Dozens of Republican activists, county chairs and volunteers gathered at Franklin University in Columbus last month for the state's first-ever "Trump Victory Communication College."...
13:12, 06/06/2019

Republicans again block election security bills in the Senate Despite warnings from special counsel Robert Mueller III about foreign powers intervening in U.S. elections, Republicans again blocked election security bills from advancing....
04:36, 07/26/2019

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
12:12, 06/07/2019

How Florida’s summer of slime turned Republicans into eco-warriors After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issueIt was a sweltering late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Har...
07:36, 07/09/2019

Trump's Pick for New Spy Chief Is Reportedly Rattling Top Republicans Donald Trump’s pick to replace Dan Coats as the Director of National Intelligence is Rep. John Ratcliffe, a vocal conservative lawmaker whose biggest qualification, it seems, is that he yelled at Robe...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particula...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump as Republicans assail inquiry Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said in his long-awaited U.S. congressional testimony he had not exonerated President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and defended the integri...
21:12, 07/24/2019

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than Republicans. It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
03:24, 08/15/2019

Republicans Are Reportedly Starting to Freak Out About Texas in 2020 Texans haven’t sent a Democrat to the United States Senate since the early 1990s, and haven’t elected a Democrat as governor since 1991. Nevertheless, with the perennially unpopular Donald Trump on th...
16:12, 06/12/2019

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. Th...
20:12, 06/29/2019

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
23:24, 07/09/2019

Republicans Are Going to Great Lengths to Distract from Trump’s Racism A week has passed since Donald Trump tweeted an undeniably racist message about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.” But the ou...
19:36, 07/21/2019

The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
16:12, 07/17/2019

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressio...
19:24, 06/07/2019

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce ...
04:12, 05/29/2019

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant gove...
20:24, 06/18/2019

House Republicans balking as budget vote looms GOP leaders—with some help from President Donald Trump—are scrambling to round up Republican support for a two-year, $2.7 trillion budget deal as the House moves toward a vote on the package Thursday ...
17:12, 07/25/2019

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commissi...
12:48, 07/21/2019

The real reason Republicans are so interested in the census | David Daley A Republican strategist conceived a clever long-term strategy to maintain conservative power in a changing nation. We must fight backThe supreme court is expected to soon rule on whether the Trump adm...
12:48, 06/23/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and ques...
11:48, 05/17/2019

McConnell Promised to End Senate Gridlock. Instead, Republicans Are Stuck in Neutral. The Senate, once known as “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” is operating as Senator Mitch McConnell would like: as an approval factory for President Trump’s nominees....
19:00, 08/03/2019

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
21:12, 07/02/2019

What Russian interference? While grilling Mueller, Republicans repeatedly downplay it. Republicans generally asked about Russian interference only in ways intended to absolve President Trump of guilt or undermine Robert S. Mueller III's conclusions....
21:12, 07/25/2019

Republicans push back on cash Wolf wants for voting machines HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren’t committing to the money sought by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that Pennsylvania’s counties replace their voting machin...
16:12, 06/12/2019

Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant Republican members are expressing shock and discomfort over the “send her back” chants that erupted during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night, with even some members of House GOP leadershi...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Ken Starr: Mueller testimony presents 'golden opportunity' to Republicans House Republicans on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees will have a unique opportunity to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after Democrats pressed to have him come and testify, ac...
05:00, 07/13/2019

Michigan Republicans Tune In to Democratic Debate. No Conversions Reported. Scouting out the opposition, Republicans viewing Wednesday’s debate were impressed by Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren and quick to defend President Trump....
20:36, 06/27/2019

Rewrite of Bank Rules Makes Little Progress, Frustrating Republicans Trump-appointed regulators came into office vowing to pare back Wall Street’s postcrisis rulebook. More than two years into the administration, most of the work remains unfinished, particularly for th...
13:12, 06/10/2019

Ahead of House hearing, Republicans sharpen knives for Mueller Robert Mueller stayed mum for nearly two years in the face of repeated verbal attacks on his integrity by President Donald Trump and his conservative Republican allies in Congress....
02:48, 07/24/2019

Republicans Are Trying to Smear Ilhan Omar With a Ridiculously Doctored Video The right-wing smear machine revved up again on Thursday, continuing President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar by promoting a heavily edited video they’re spinning as a smok...
21:24, 07/25/2019

Joe Biden argues Republicans would work with him ... by pointing to Merrick Garland? “With Trump gone you’re going to begin to see things change," Biden said Monday night, "because these folks know better. They know this isn’t what they’re supposed to be doing."...
19:24, 06/11/2019

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s Republican legislative leaders are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend. Hous...
03:36, 06/25/2019

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshman lawmakers. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy de...
21:12, 07/16/2019

Republicans block election security efforts despite Mueller's warnings Senators stand in way of multiple bills within 24 hours of former special counsel’s testimony on Russian threatSenate Republicans have twice blocked legislation aimed at strengthening US election secu...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Senate Republicans Threaten to Block Trump on Mexico Tariffs Senate Republicans threatened Tuesday to block the White House’s planned tariffs on Mexico, hours after President Trump signaled he was prepared to move ahead with the levies barring a last-minute dea...
12:12, 06/05/2019

Republicans are becoming economic populists again. That's a good thing | Zaid Jilani The Republican senator Josh Hawley has accused his party of failing to protect Americans from capitalism. He’s rightIn 1956, the Republican party met for its national convention in San Francisco and l...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Republicans struggle to respond in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings There were thoughts and prayers, a presidential proclamation lowering flags at half-staff and praise for law enforcement — but few concrete proposals for action to stem the violence....
03:36, 08/05/2019

Biden: If You Don't Want to Work With Republicans, Start a 'Real, Physical Revolution' At the Poor People’s Campaign’s presidential forum tonight, former Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at Sen. Bernie Sanders when he was asked about cooperating with Republicans to pass legislation....
07:24, 06/18/2019