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News : Politics

Senate set to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court on Monday

Monday  18:31,   26 october 2020

The Senate was expected to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, capping a bitter fight over the partisan make-up of the panel.The 48-year-old judge's elevation will come just eight days before the final votes are cast in the contest >>>

Veterans Still Back Trump after Alleged 'Losers' and 'Suckers' Comments: Poll

Monday  18:31,   26 october 2020

More than half of veterans told pollsters that they intended to vote for Trump, putting him 10 points ahead of Biden.The latest survey from the Military Times and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families found that 52 percent of ex-service... >>>

Fox host tells South Carolina voters not to vote for Graham: "He has betrayed the American people"

Monday  18:31,   26 october 2020

"I don't know why anyone in the great state of South Carolina would ever vote for Lindsey Graham," Lou Dobbs says Lou Dobbs and Lindsey Graham Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images >>>

Pompeo being investigated for potentially breaking the law with RNC speech

Monday  18:31,   26 october 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is under investigation for potentially violating a federal law that forbids federal employees from engaging in political activity while on duty or while inside federal buildings over his address to the Republican... >>>

New Yorkers Brave Depressingly Long Lines on First Weekend of Early Voting

Monday  18:25,   26 october 2020

The crowds were both a testament to intense voter sentiment and an ever-backwards election system.As of Sunday evening, 193,915 New Yorkers across the five boroughs had voted in person, according to the city’s Board of Elections. More long lines... >>>

McConnell’s intriguing comment about the GOP and ‘the next election’

Monday  18:25,   26 october 2020

McConnell said, "A lot of what we have done over the last four years will be undone sooner or later by the next election." Some read that as suggesting an impending GOP defeat in 2020. But sometimes in the course of debating foregone things, word... >>>

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Trump administration 'surrendered' to the coronavirus pandemic

Monday  18:25,   26 october 2020

Gov. Andrew Cuomo dismissed White House chief of staff Mark Meadows' comment the US won't "control" the pandemic as "preemptive capitulation."Cuomo was reacting to comments by White House chief of staff Mark Meadows' on CNN's "State of the... >>>

Biden 2020 campaign: New analysis shows how women helped fuel fundraisingsurge

Monday  18:25,   26 october 2020

Donations from women to Democrat Joe Biden's presidential campaign soared as he picked California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, a new tally shows. It turns out, it was no accident.EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was reported by the Center... >>>

US troops favor Biden for president, but Trump has a big lead among veterans, polls show

Monday  18:25,   26 october 2020

Trump has repeatedly boasted about all that he has done for the US military, but that message isn't resonating with the active-duty force he leads.A survey of 1,018 active-duty troops conducted by Military Times in partnership with the Institute >>>

Democrats urge Pence to stay away from Senate for Barrett vote because of latest White House coronavirus outbreak

Monday  18:20,   26 october 2020

The 10 senators said the vice president’s presence would not only violate health guidelines but would be a “violation of common decency and courtesy” after five people tested positive. In a letter, the senators argue that Pence’s presence would not... >>>

Biden holds overall lead in Wisconsin, with big edge among early voters, in new UW poll

Monday  18:10,   26 october 2020

A new poll by the University of Wisconsin shows Biden with a big edge among those who have already voted. Trump lead among those who have yet to vote.And while Trump leads among those who have yet to vote, it’s not enough to erase Biden’s overall... >>>

Donald Trump's Chances Continue to Slide with Just 8 Days until Election

Monday  18:10,   26 october 2020

Joe Biden has been the bookmakers' favorite to win the 2020 Presidential election since May, with Trump's chances to clinch a second run at presidency sliding further over the past few months.Democratic rival Joe Biden has seen his chances... >>>

Office of Special Counsel widens Pompeo probe into Hatch Act violations

Monday  18:10,   26 october 2020

The Office of Special Counsel has launched a probe into whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo violated the Hatch Act by delivering pre-recorded remarks to the Republican National Convention while on official diplomatic travel in Israel, top... >>>

Sen. Kamala Harris calls Trump's attacks on her 'childish'

Monday  18:10,   26 october 2020

Sen. Kamala Harris sits down for a talk on "The View" on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. "It's so predictable coming from him. I mean it's childish, it's name-calling on behalf of the president of the United States, and, again, the American people deserve so >>>

Melania Trump to hit campaign trail in Pennsylvania

Monday  18:10,   26 october 2020

First lady Melania Trump will campaign for her husband in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, her first such appearance in several months.Melania Trump will headline a campaign event in Atglen, Pa., that will be moderated by former White House counselor... >>>