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News : Politics

Pelosi believes coronavirus relief deal still possible as Democrats prepare new package

Sunday  19:05,   27 september 2020

Stimulus negotiations between House Democrats and the Trump administration fell apart in early August, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and Pelosi have agreed to restart talks. © Provided by CNBC House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks... >>>

Election 2020: Why Joe Biden's lead is different than Hillary Clinton's was in 2016

Sunday  19:05,   27 september 2020

Biden may end up losing like Hillary Clinton (more on that in a minute), but Trump's job is significantly harder this time around. While Trump trailed Clinton at this point, the race was simply much closer in 2016. You can see this well in the... >>>

2 major national polls show Joe Biden holding consistent leads over President Trump

Sunday  19:05,   27 september 2020

With the US presidential race entering its final weeks, President Trump is struggling to make a dent in Joe Biden's solid poll numbers.Among likely voters, a New York Times/Siena College poll showed Biden leading Trump 49%-41%, while a... >>>

Ivanka Trump adds campaign surrogate to portfolio

Sunday  19:05,   27 september 2020

Ivanka Trump has combined her role as presidential adviser with that of in-demand campaign asset and fundraiser. Much like her father President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump is of late mingling her two jobs, using trips that highlight her policy... >>>

State poll finds Biden lead ticking up in Minnesota

Sunday  19:05,   27 september 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's lead over President Trump in Minnesota is ticking up, according to a new poll. Biden is leading Trump by 6 points, 48 percent to 42 percent, among likely voters, according to an MPR News/Star... >>>

Will Coney Barrett protect due process rights if confirmed to sit on the Supreme Court?

Sunday  18:46,   27 september 2020

Coney Barrett’s nonplussed approach to due process suggests that she’d feel comfortable reading the Constitution quite narrowly to enable states to ban abortion. Bear in mind that, even if Roe were reversed, individual states can decide to legalize... >>>

Senate Republican says lawmakers can't 'boil down' what a Court nominee would do in one case like Roe v. Wade

Sunday  18:46,   27 september 2020

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) said on Sunday that lawmakers can't "boil down" what a Supreme Court nominee would do in one case, such as Roe v. Wade, when determining whether to support a justice's confirmation.Lee responded to ABC's George... >>>

Supreme Court confirmation hearings to start in two weeks, Sen. Lindsey Graham says

Sunday  18:40,   27 september 2020

Trump's nomination has seized attention in an already intense election cycle dominated by the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing economic collapse. The development, set into motion by the Sept. 18 death of Bader Ginsburg, is considered a major >>>

Andrew McCabe to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee about 2016 Russia investigation

Sunday  18:40,   27 september 2020

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the Crossfire Hurricane investigation, according to Chairman Lindsey Graham. © Provided by Washington Examiner The South Carolina Republican... >>>

Schumer says Trump tweet shows court pick meant to kill off ObamaCare

Sunday  18:40,   27 september 2020

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) pointed to a tweet Sunday by President Trump as evidence Judge Amy Coney Barrett, his nominee to the Supreme Court, would strike down the Affordable Care Act."Obamacare will be replaced with a MUCH... >>>

Meadows: 'There's varying degrees of confidence' in FBI director

Sunday  18:40,   27 september 2020

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Sunday there's "varying degrees of confidence" in FBI Director Christopher Wray among cabinet members after the director testified before Congress that he has not seen evidence of widespread voter... >>>

Jimmy Carter and a lifetime's response to race

Sunday  18:20,   27 september 2020

Bestselling historian Jonathan Alter, author of a new biography about the 39th president, explains how Jimmy Carter spent the second half of his life making up for what he did not do when he was youngerPresident Jimmy Carter turns 96 this week. And... >>>

The role (un)happiness plays in how people vote

Sunday  18:20,   27 september 2020

We found that the overall happiness or unhappiness of a county’s population was an abnormally strong predictor.But to what extent can these pocketbook issues explain the election of Donald Trump in... >>>

Trump Says He’ll ‘Demand’ Biden Take Drug Test for Debate

Sunday  18:20,   27 september 2020

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump called for Joe Biden to take to a drug test before Tuesday’s presidential debate, repeating a claim, without evidence, that the Democrat’s public appearances have been affected by drug use. In a Sunday-morning... >>>

Trump says he's 'strongly demanding' Biden is drug tested ahead of their first presidential debate

Sunday  18:17,   27 september 2020

Trump has speculated that Biden's past debate performance was enhanced by drugs. In 2016, he made similar accusations against Hillary Clinton."I will be strongly demanding a Drug Test of Sleepy Joe Biden prior to, or after, the Debate on Tuesday >>>