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News : Politics

Fox News poll: Biden leads in Nevada, Pennsylvania, Ohio

Friday  03:06,   25 september 2020

The president has recently disparaged Fox News polling after a number of polls showed Biden leading in key states. During an interview with Fox News' Brian Kilmeade on Thursday, Trump called the network's pollsters "incompetent.""They don't like me, >>>

There Will Be a Peaceful Transfer of Power

Friday  03:06,   25 september 2020

President Trump’s rhetoric has been shameful — and he has not been alone in that.One of the more peculiar political dynamics during the last four years has been this president’s dogged determination to play into the hands of his opponents and to... >>>

Biden to gay advocates: 'You deserve a partner in the White House'

Friday  03:06,   25 september 2020

In a message to the Human Rights Campaign, the Democratic presidential nominee doubled down on his support for gay rights, including the Equality Act.Speaking in advance of the group’s Unite for Equality Live virtual event, the former vice president >>>

Trump's former national security adviser says President's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power is disappointing

Friday  03:06,   25 september 2020

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster lamented Thursday the President's refusal to commit to providing a peaceful post-election transition of power on Thursday and dismissed the notion of potential military... >>>

Obama to join Kamala Harris for 2 Democratic fundraisers

Friday  03:03,   25 september 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama will join Kamala Harris for a pair of fundraisers next week in support of the Democratic ticket, the pair's first events together since Harris became Joe Biden's running mate. The two... >>>

Former Trump national security adviser blasts president for remarks not committing to peaceful transition of power

Friday  03:03,   25 september 2020

Former Trump national security adviser H.R. McMaster chided President Trump for initially declining to commit to a peaceful transition of power should he lose the election. © Provided by Washington Examiner McMaster said Trump's answer echoed what... >>>

Trump Says He's Mailing $200 to 33 Million Seniors Before Election Day As He Gains in Polls

Friday  03:03,   25 september 2020

"I will always take care of our wonderful senior citizens," the president said. "Joe Biden won't be doing this."During an address on his health care policies in Charlotte, North Carolina, Trump revealed a "historic provision to benefit our great >>>

Virginia health official seeks to stop Friday Trump rally

Friday  03:02,   25 september 2020

A Virginia health official is seeking to block a planned campaign rally for President Trump Friday evening, citing a "severe public health threat."Natasha Dwamena, district director for the Department of Public Health, wrote in a letter Thursday the >>>

Trump latest healthcare plan doesn't have force of law or legislative details

Friday  02:22,   25 september 2020

President Trump touted a new healthcare reform plan Thursday in the swing state of North Carolina, but what he laid out consisted mostly of executive orders that would lack the force of law. © Provided by Washington Examiner Nor did he lay out a... >>>

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House passes sweeping clean energy bill | Pebble Mine CEO resigns over secretly recorded comments about government officials | Corporations roll out climate goals amid growing pressure to deliver

Friday  02:22,   25 september 2020

HAPPY THURSDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at... >>>

Feds announce inquiry involving 9 mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania as Trump rails about fraud

Friday  02:20,   25 september 2020

U.S. Attorney David Freed said federal authorities were alerted Monday to the discovery, prompting the inquiry by the FBI and state police. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Overnight Defense: Nearly 500 former national security officials formally back Biden | 40 groups call on House panel to investigate Pentagon's use of coronavirus funds

Friday  02:20,   25 september 2020

Happy Thursday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I'm Ellen Mitchell, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. CLICK HERE to subscribe to the newsletter.THE TOPLINE: A bipartisan... >>>

'RBG' filmmakers: How Justice Ginsburg wanted to be remembered (opinion)

Friday  02:16,   25 september 2020

Back when a woman could easily be fired for being pregnant; when a wife needed her husband's permission to get bank credit; and when a married man could not be charged with raping his spouse, a young lawyer had a radical idea. She believed that... >>>

Facebook removes hundreds of accounts linked to Russian agencies ahead of election

Friday  02:16,   25 september 2020

Facebook on Thursday announced it has removed three networks consisting of hundreds of accounts, pages and groups tied to Russian malign influence efforts, including accounts with ties to past efforts by the Russian government to target U.S.... >>>

On The Money: Anxious Democrats push for vote on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi, Mnuchin ready to restart talks | Weekly jobless claims increase | Senate treads close to shutdown deadline

Friday  02:16,   25 september 2020

Happy Thursday and welcome back to On The Money. I'm Sylvan Lane, and here's your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line.See something I missed? Let me know at slane@thehill.com or tweet me... >>>