Mounting evidence suggests the push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census began as little more than a political power grab by Republicans.
Biden takes swings at Trump’s immigration strategy in Florida op-ed ahead of first Democratic debates
Former Vice President Joe Biden took swings at President Donald Trump’s immigration strategy in an op-ed published Monday, writing that it’s based in “hostility and inflammatory rhetoric,” while also presenting a few of his own immigration policy proposals.
Since the first week of his presidency, President Donald Trump has falsely claimed that there was mass voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election. He has repeatedly and baselessly singled out California as a supposed center of this fraud.
Twenty-one Democratic presidential candidates spoke Saturday at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention.
In the Trump administration’s vision of the future, Gaza City looks a lot more like Tel Aviv: a bustling metropole with scintillating beaches, beckoning tourists from around the world who have no reason to fear the potential for Israeli airstrikes.
Non-military households would pay a “war tax” to help cover the health care of veterans of newly-authorized wars under a plan Beto O’Rourke’s campaign unveiled Monday.
The whims and last minute reversals of President Donald Trump’s impulsive leadership style are sending America and the rest of the world on a wild and sometimes dangerous ride.
Two siblings started on opposite sides of 1,300-foot wire strung between skyscrapers and crossed each other in the middle
Sen. Mitch McConnell has plans to meet with 9/11 first responders on Tuesday in wake of the recent public tussle with Jon Stewart that culminated last Monday on Fox News when the Kentucky senator asked why Stewart was “bent out of shape.”
The department has faced criticism because it took 45 minutes to transport rookie Officer Tara O’Sullivan to a hospital
The team had been missing on Nanda Devi East for nearly a month. The search for the eighth mountaineer will continue
What makes the AR-15 style rifle the weapon of choice for mass shooters?; Then, the climate change lawsuit that could stop the U.S. government from supporting fossil fuels; And, Paul McCartney opens up about Abbey Road, the Beatles’ breakup in wide-ranging interview.
Some of the worst massacres in recent memory have had something in common: the AR-15 style rifle. Scott Pelley reports on why the high-velocity rounds used in the gun makes it so deadly.
A lawsuit filed on behalf of 21 kids alleges the U.S. government knowingly failed to protect them from climate change. If the plaintiffs win, it could mean massive changes for the use of fossil fuels. Steve Kroft reports.
McCartney walks down memory lane while looking through old pictures and videos and talks about how he still feels the need to prove himself with his music. Sharyn Alfonsi reports.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The 60 Minutes Interview; Then, inside the corruption allegations plaguing Malta; And, the unlikely, eccentric inventor turning inedible plant life into fuel.
As family and friends mourn the lives lost in one of the state’s worst civilian aviation disasters, investigators are searching for clues about why a twin-engine plane crashed on Oahu’s North Shore late Friday. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
A hot air balloon made a hard landing into a crowd of people in Missouri. It happened at a festival in the city Hannibal. Meg Oliver reports.
Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report.
Mike Pompeo, the U.S. secretary of state, on Sunday confirmed reports that President Trump sent North Korea’s Kim Jong Un a letter that was described by Kim in foreign reports as “excellent.”
Five years after James Foley was killed by ISIS, US hostage families see improved government efforts, survey says
After her son was kidnapped in Syria by ISIS, Diane Foley made monthly trips from her home in New Hampshire to Washington, DC, looking for updates on the government’s efforts to rescue him.
President Trump admitted in an interview aired Sunday that he views appointing Jeff Sessions as his attorney general was his “biggest mistake” as president and said if he had a do-over, he would have tapped someone else.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is set to stake out uncharted territory in the Democratic presidential primary, offering up a plan to completely eliminate the student loan debt of every American.
Iran likely at ‘inflection point,’ launching attacks to change ‘status quo,’ Defense Intelligence Agency director tells Fox News
Iran is likely at “an inflection point,” and the recent attacks on tankers and the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone appear to be part of an effort to change “the status quo,” the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) told Fox News exclusively.
Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced the raw and unvarnished emotion of his community at a town hall in South Bend, Indiana, on Sunday as the mayor attempted to soothe the pain caused by the recent killing of a black man by a police officer.
The Oregon state senate quickly adjourned Sunday because the Republican senators who staged a walkout last week over a climate bill didn’t show up to the session, according to the state legislature’s website.
A town hall featuring South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg devolved into chaos Sunday as the city struggled to respond to a deadly police-involved shooting last week.
With 225 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I will deliver to your inbox the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked — so the No. 1 story is the most important…
The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.
2020 Dems won’t credit Trump for blocking Iran strike: ‘Like setting a fire… and then putting it out’
President Trump has faced criticism from his own party for not being tough enough on Iran, and now two of his potential 2020 opponents who are against escalation refuse to credit him for exercising restraint.
In an interview Sunday with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Vice President Mike Pence made a few incorrect statements over US air and water quality, job growth, and the President’s claims about going to the FBI should a foreign government offer dirt on a political opponent.
Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won’t meet the Trump’s deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border.
Pete Buttigieg appeared at the South Bend Police Department Wednesday to reassure residents that he has his police department under control after an officer involved shooting left a 54-year-old black man dead early last Sunday morning.
In an already-crowded primary field, former Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak became the latest Democratic candidate to wade into the race for the presidency, announcing his candidacy in a video posted to his website Sunday morning.
The Mueller report is so dense and long that even some lawmakers haven’t read all of it.
Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead in today’s “Inside Politics” forecast.
Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday wouldn’t say if he views the global climate crisis as a threat to the United States.
Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday acknowledged “a heartbreaking scene” for children held at US detention facilities on the southern border, but punted to Congress to “provide additional support” when pressed on the Trump administration’s inaction on the issue.
President Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday that he’s not prepared to lose the 2020 presidential election.
Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be sentenced for the first time on March 13, a federal judge in Washington who approved his guilty plea said Monday.
It’s the old guard versus the new.
Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday reiterated President Donald Trump’s claim that there are doubts the order to shoot down a US drone by Iran was made at the highest levels.
President Donald Trump will not say whether he’ll follow a United Nations recommendation to order the FBI to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, reasoning that other countries, including Iran, have done worse and asserting that keeping Saudi Arabia’s business with the US is more important than any desire to punish the government for…
‘Barack picked him for a reason’: South Carolina voters stand by Joe Biden after comments about segregationist senators
Joe Biden spent the past week simmering in controversy after he used his ability to work with segregationist senators he disagreed with as an example of a more civil time in the US Senate.
You’re fired! You’re hired! That’s it.
United States national security adviser John Bolton warned Sunday that Iran should not “mistake US prudence and discretion for weakness,” days after President Donald Trump called off a retaliatory military strike against Iran after the downing of an American drone.
The following is a transcript of the interview with Sen. Bernie Sanders that aired Sunday, June 23, 2019 on “Face the Nation”
Constitutional expert on ‘separation of church and state’: Framers said nothing wrong with religion in culture
The phrase, “separation of church and state,” appears nowhere in the Constitution and the Founding Fathers saw nothing wrong with having religion in American culture, according to an expert.
In the first week of testimony against a Navy SEAL accused of murder, witnesses said he also took photos with the corpse and shot at unarmed civilians
When the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL opened in a San Diego military courtroom Tuesday, prosecutors promised jurors would hear from witnesses who saw the special warfare operator plunge a knife into the neck of a wounded ISIS prisoner.
Former Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday he understands why the word “boy” is offensive, but insisted his use of it at a recent fundraiser was not derogatory in nature.
US Cyber Command launched a retaliatory cyber strike last week against an Iranian spy group, according to a US official and a former US intelligence official familiar with the matter.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a “personal letter” from President Donald Trump, according to North Korean state news agency KCNA.
Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden promised that on “day one” he would repeal President Trump’s 2017 tax cuts and close $500 billion on tax loopholes he said, speaking to a crowd at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention on Saturday.
Woman tells Biden that ‘generations of women in situations like mine have suffered because of the Hyde Amendment’
A West Virginia woman told Joe Biden that access to abortion “saved my life” as she pressed the former vice president over his position on the Hyde Amendment in a powerful exchange at a Planned Parenthood forum here Saturday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump Friday night and asked him to call off the Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation raids scheduled for Sunday, a source familiar with the call told CNN.
Andy Stanley: Picking and Choosing from the Old Testament ‘Slows Us Down, Divides Us Up, and Confuses’
In a recent interview with 100 Huntley Street, megachurch pastor Andy Stanley discussed some of the controversial claims he made in his latest book, Irresistible: Reclaiming the New that Jesus Unleashed for the World?
In an empassioned speech on Saturday, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., admonished fighting President Trump with “his tactics” and encouraged Democrats to make the 2020 presidential election about “love.”
A Pennsylvania-based Christian scouting troop was banned from touring a National Guard facility due to the troop’s religious affiliation.
A network of suspected Russian accounts promoted a fake tweet purportedly sent by Sen. Marco Rubio claiming that a purported British spy agency planned to derail the campaigns of Republican candidates in last November’s midterm elections, research from the think tank Atlantic Council shows. The false claim was later repeated by RT, the Russian state-backed…
Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls took to the stage in South Carolina on Saturday to take a series of swings at President Trump, and position themselves as the front runner in a packed race for the Democratic nomination in a vital primary state.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with a slew of other House Democrats, responded on Saturday to President Trump’s announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids by calling for the agency’s abolition and opposing supplemental funding for both it and Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Saturday described his past week as a “challenging” one, acknowledging the killing of a black man by a police officer in South Bend and subsequent protests has tested him.
President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached.
The House Judiciary Committee appears to have reached a deal with former White House aide Annie Donaldson that would allow her to not appear before the committee by a Monday deadline and answer written questions instead, according to sources familiar with the matter.
The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group — amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican lawmakers over looming climate change legislation.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris embraced her record as a prosecutor on Saturday here in South Carolina, using it to argue she is the best candidate to “prosecute” the case against President Donald Trump and defeat him in a general election.
President Donald Trump on Saturday told reporters that the United States is putting additional sanctions on Iran after he called off a strike on the country in response to Tehran shooting down an unmanned American drone.
The Oregon state Senate canceled its Saturday session after state police deemed the safety of lawmakers were threatened.
The White House is proposing a $50 billion package designed to boost the Palestinian economy, presenting a vision of regional prosperity that remains contingent on an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, administration officials said.
President Trump on Saturday warned that illegal immigrants apprehended in an upcoming roundup by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “broke the law” and will be deported — even as local officials are trying to thwart the operation.
Poll of the week: A new national Monmouth University primary poll of voters who identify as Democrats or lean toward the Democratic Party finds that former Vice President Joe Biden leads with 32%. He was followed by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 15%, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 14%, California Sen. Kamala Harris at 8%…
In the midst of one of the most heated stretches of the 2020 Democratic primary, 21 candidates wearing matching T-shirts flashed smiles as they shared a stage here at Rep. Jim Clyburn’s Fish Fry on Friday night.
President Donald Trump on Saturday defended Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids expected to take place Sunday in major US cities, arguing that targeted families have been running from the law.
Vermont health insurance regulators are proposing a change to their system, one that would allow minors on Medicaid to receive a gender reassignment free of charge.
Text messages sent between Fox News host Sean Hannity and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort have been released, showing the two expressing outrage over the Russia probe and concern for the direction of the country. Read the texts below.
The red-state drive to ban or severely limit access to abortion this year has sparked the opposite reaction in Democratic-led states, where lawmakers are cementing abortion rights and making it more accessible.
In a Father’s Day tribute, Anne Graham Lotz shared that the reason she was able to deliver remarks at her fathers funeral was due to the “supernatural equipping” of the Holy Spirit.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials plan to arrest and deport families with court-ordered removals in 10 cities beginning Sunday, according to a senior immigration official. Just days earlier, President Donald Trump indicated an operation was imminent.
Former U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is reportedly considering a run for Rep. Duncan Hunter’s seat in California if the indicted congressman resigns or decides not to seek reelection, according to reports.
A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings.
Comedian Bill Maher took aim Friday night at President Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event, which was held in Orlando, Fla., earlier in the week.
Eight Democratic presidential candidates made their pitches in Miami on Friday, courting the state’s more than 2 million Latino voters.
President Trump plans to nominate Army Secretary Mark Esper as the nation’s next defense secretary, the White House announced Friday evening.
Democratic 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden is reliably gaffe-prone and is leading in the polls chiefly due to his association with former President Barack Obama, according to Sean Spicer.
Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a slew of bills restricting abortion on Friday, blocking measures that would have impeded abortion access by implicating doctors and cutting federal Planned Parenthood funding.
The estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. should be granted 10-year visas “immediately,” a Democrat seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination said Friday.
Tempers flare as Buttigieg returns to South Bend to address community after officer-involved shooting
Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Friday promised residents of South Bend, Indiana, at a march protesting the recent officer-involved shooting that he’s “serious about fixing this.”
Illinois Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker signed a bill on Friday that bans private immigration detention centers in the state, making it the first in the nation to forbid the practice, according to a release from the governor’s office.
Planned Parenthood in Missouri, the only abortion clinic in the state, lost its license on Friday to perform the procedure, but a federal judge has ordered the clinic remain open and will allow them to continue performing abortions until a final ruling has been reached.
Tammy Bruce: Celebrity vid on Mueller report ‘insults’ Americans, shows ‘pathological fixation’ with Trump
A video featuring actors Martin Sheen, Robert De Niro and George Takei demanding the public read the full Mueller report is insulting to the American people, according to Tammy Bruce.
Text messages sent between Fox News host Sean Hannity and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort have been released, showing the two expressing outrage over the Russia probe and concern for the direction of the country.
The Dominican government’s “disgraceful” response to a string of Americans falling ill in the Caribbean nation shows something’s not right with their account, according to the son of one woman who died.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday that the Chicago Police Department will not cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that are expected in Chicago and nine other major cities starting Sunday.
President Donald Trump on Friday responded to allegations of sexual assault after magazine advice columnist E. Jean Carroll alleged he had attacked her at a New York luxury department store in the late 1990s.
The tension between President Donald Trump’s bellicose rhetoric and his non-interventionist foreign policy instincts was on full display Thursday afternoon as he huddled in the Situation Room.
Consider this the week that saw major players return to the fray.
The State Department’s top official for international religious freedom said Friday that Saudi Arabia continues “to be one of the worst actors in the world on religious persecution” — a blunt assessment in light of the administration’s consistent pro-Saudi policies.
One day after coming within minutes of military strikes on Iran, the Trump administration has backed off its threat and is now weighing imposing additional sanctions against Tehran. But the US has not announced new sanctions yet, despite President Donald Trump’s false claim otherwise.
President Donald Trump said Friday that the US military had been 10 minutes away from a strike that could have killed 150 Iranians when he pulled the plug on the operation.