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In Arizona, Liberals Debate Forgiving Candidate's Moderation

In Arizona, Liberals Debate Forgiving Candidate's Moderation

By Thomas Beaumont and Melissa Daniels | Jul 22
The third-term congresswoman has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.

Kavanaugh: Once Questioned Watergate Tapes Decision

Kavanaugh: Once Questioned Watergate Tapes Decision

By Mark Sherman | Jul 22
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided.

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Taping is 'Perhaps Illegal'

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Taping is 'Perhaps Illegal'

By Zeke Miller | Jul 21
President Donald Trump said Saturday that his personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal."

Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

By Steve Peoples | Jul 21
There are 42 men and women running for offices at the federal, state and local levels this year with the formal endorsement of the Democratic Socialists of America, the organization says.

The Problem of Kavanaugh's Lengthy Paper Trail

The Problem of Kavanaugh's Lengthy Paper Trail

By Lisa Mascaro | Jul 21
Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. And that's part of the problem in getting him confirmed by the Senate.

Flake: GOP Needs to Stand Up to 'Untruths'

Flake: GOP Needs to Stand Up to 'Untruths'

Jul 20
Senator Jeff Flake says the GOP "needs to stand up more" to what he calls "untruths." His comments come after a member of his own party blocked a resolution he introduced that would have voiced support for the intelligence community.

Michelle Obama Joins Nationwide Voter Registration Effort

Michelle Obama Joins Nationwide Voter Registration Effort

By Darlene Superville | Jul 20
Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November midterm elections.

McConnell Withdraws Trump Judicial Pick Minutes Before Vote

McConnell Withdraws Trump Judicial Pick Minutes Before Vote

By Kevin Freking and Mary Clare Jalonick | Jul 20
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday abruptly withdrew one of President Donald Trump's appellate court nominees when it became apparent he did not have enough support to pass.

Openly Gay Marine Wins Primary Runoff Election for State House Seat in Ala.

Openly Gay Marine Wins Primary Runoff Election for State House Seat in Ala.

Jul 19
American politics just got slightly better - and slightly more gay.

Ga. Democrat Shows the Way for Other Black Women in Politics

Ga. Democrat Shows the Way for Other Black Women in Politics

By Bill Barrow and Errin Haines Whack | Jul 19
Democrats have long pointed to a Georgia electorate that is increasingly urban and less white as a sign they may be able to break the Republican hold on statewide offices.

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