Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Republican Party will still challenge Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia despite his help confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Republicans have a new name for Democrats: “mob” | October 2018
President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans latched onto protest scenes as an issue in the wake of the fight over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation, using the word "mob" early and often on Saturday.
More young Americans are saying they will vote in the upcoming midterm elections than in the last two midterms, according to a new national poll released Tuesday by the Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics.
Pennsylvania GOP leader defies court order on gerrymandering | February 2018
A top Pennsylvania state Senate Republican is refusing to follow a court order requiring lawmakers to turn over data that would redraw the state's congressional map.
What this photo of Trump’s war room tells us | April 2017
President Trump tracked the first major military operation of his presidency from a makeshift Situation Room on the grounds of his lavish Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, surrounded by grim-faced aides fresh from dinner in the club’s dining room, according to a photo of the proceedings released by the White House Friday.
Poll: Trump approval even worse with millennials | April 2017
With President Donald Trump's 100th day in office looming in the distance, only 32 percent of millennials approve of his performance so far, according to a poll released in April by the Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics.
Former White House officials are strongly refuting President Donald Trump’s stunning allegation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower ahead of the 2016 election.
Former Vice President Joe Biden believes he could have been elected president had he decided to run last year.
Trump: Hollywood’s political obsession led to Oscars blunder | February 2017
President Trump blamed the Academy Awards’ best picture mix-up on what he said was Hollywood’s misguided focus on politics.
The former White House intern, who is now an anti-bullying activist, took to Twitter to defend the youngest child of President Trump after several social media users — particularly “Saturday Night Live” writer Katie Rich — mocked the boy online.
DNC candidates will take stage at CNN debate | January 2017
Just days before the Democratic National Committee elects its new leader, candidates for the job will hash out their visions for the party at CNN’s “Debate Night: Democratic Leadership Debate” on Wednesday.
Thousands of schools scrambled to test after learning that lead had seeped into the public water supply and created a public health crisis in Flint, Michigan, but lead experts say the majority of schools across the country still don’t know what’s in their water.
How Redistricting Could Dampen the Political Power of Latinos | December 2015
Evenwel v. Abbott is the latest in a string of redistricting efforts in Latino-majority states, and has the capacity to diminish the political power of the fastest growing population in the country.
Leaders of top LGBT organizations are sounding the alarm on the campaign trail, demanding that presidential candidates propose nondiscrimination protections for the transgender community after Houston voters rejected an equal rights ordinance earlier this month.
Hillary Clinton and the Race to Win the Millennial Female Vote | September 2015
Despite appearances alongside Hollywood’s finest, Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton is facing her sharpest poll drops in months, including a slip with young female voters.
Madeleine Albright Blasts GOP Rhetoric on Refugees | November 2015
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who came to the United States 67 years ago after her exile from Czechoslovakia, blasted Republican presidential candidates for their rhetoric toward Syrian refugees, saying it was based on fear and lack of information.
NEW YORK OBSERVER
People, rainbow flags and shining lights filled the streets around the Stonewall Inn as New Yorkers flocked to the iconic gay bar to honor 49 people who were gunned down in an attack on a club like it in Orlando.
The former advance man talks political debacles of elections past, the Trump anomaly and the future of modern stagecraft.
More than one hundred union members employed by Macy’s rallied outside the Herald Square store on Thursday afternoon to demand a fair contract, just one week before their contract is set to expire.
RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY
An RFE/RL reporter explores the stories of Ukraine’s internally displaced women, determined to rebuild their lives and often already successfully doing so despite lacking access to financial support and social service.
Trending in Tajikistan: Media Repression | May 2016
Attacks on independent media in Tajikistan have increased markedly over recent months, prompting concern about the future of the country’s few but feisty nongovernment outlets in a region notorious for its hostility toward a free press.
THE RIVAL GW
Latino political power is on the rise, and could be further galvanized by a Trump presidency.