Politics

Vermont nominates 1st US transgender candidate…

Christine Hallquist, the first transgender candidate to win a major-party nomination for governor, will face Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who won his party's nomination to run for a second term

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer Concedes To Secretary Of…

Gov. Jeff Colyer was locked in a very close primary election with Secretary of State Kris Kobach.

Gary Johnson Announces Bid For New Mexico Senate…

Johnson served as a Republican governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003.

Trump-Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of…

Trump's feud with Omarosa Manigault Newman takes a legal turn even as it remains rooted in accusations of racism

Somali-American nears new historic mark with…

The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark

Tunisia's Push For Women's Rights Now Focuses On…

Currently, women in Tunisia are only entitled to half the inheritance men are.

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Paul Ryan's Achievements Are On The Line In…

House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to retire has left his seat up for grabs in the 2018 midterm.

Ex-Trump aides often find a soft landing for…

Trump's political organization often makes a place for displaced White House staffers who agree to keep quiet

Pawlenty's Minnesota loss caps political career…

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's comeback bid fizzled in the Republican primary for his old job, as voters chose County Commissioner Jeff Johnson to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz in the governor's race

To Fix Gerrymandering, Lawmakers Might Need To…

Does redistricting need to be such a partisan process? Spoiler alert: No.

Big Data Doctors Are Focusing On How We Live To…

Research shows investing in social services could lead to lower health care costs.

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders wins Vermont Democratic nod

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders won Vermont's Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday but was expected to turn down the nomination, as he did in his previous campaigns, and support other Democratic candidates

Turkey increases tariffs on certain US imports

Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis

Federal Judge Backs Mueller In Indicted Russian…

A federal judge backed special counsel Robert Mueller's authority Monday, denying a Russian company's request to toss out charges against it.

FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok

Peter Strzok was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe for sending anti-Trump text messages.

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Onetime teen mom, now a teacher, wins US House primary

A celebrated teacher has defeated the party-endorsed candidate in the Democratic primary for a Connecticut U.S. House seat being vacated by Rep. Elizabeth Esty, who acknowledged mishandling sexual harassment complaints in her office

Understanding Tariffs, The Bane Of International…

The United States has been throwing tariffs on different items for months now, but what are they?

White House May Be Looking Into Legal Options To…

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has released two recordings of her conversations in the White House.

Corey wins Connecticut GOP nod for Senate, will face Murphy

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is advancing to the November election after sailing through the primaries without facing a challenger from his Democratic party; he will face small-business owner Matthew Corey, who won the GOP nod

Evers wins Democratic primary, will face Walker

Wisconsin state schools chief Tony Evers won the Democratic primary for governor on Tuesday and will face Republican Gov. Scott Walker in November as he seeks a third term

US Rep. Keith Ellison Denies Allegations Of Abuse

Ellison, who's running for Minnesota attorney general, was accused of abusing a former girlfriend by the woman's son.

Wisconsin state Sen. Vukmir to take on US Sen…

Leah Vukmir, a Wisconsin state senator and close ally to Gov. Scott Walker, defeated a former Marine who cast himself as a political outsider to win the Republican primary for U.S. Senate on Tuesday

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Steil, 'Iron Stache' to face off for Ryan seat in…

One of House Speaker Paul Ryan's former aides took a giant step Tuesday toward filling his old boss' seat in Congress, winning a Republican primary to advance to the November election against a union ironworker known for his mustache

In upset, Stefanowski wins GOP nod for Connecticut governor

Connecticut businessman Bob Stefanowski has won the Republican nomination for governor, defeating four fellow contenders in Tuesday's election, including the GOP's endorsed candidate