Bannon, Undeterred, Under Siege From GOP After Alabama LossFormer White House strategist Steve Bannon is catching blame from fellow Republicans for coughing up a safe Senate seat in deep-red Alabama and foisting damaging political advice on President Donald Trump.
Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Seat In UpsetIn a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.
Republican Governors Gather Amid Party Setbacks, TurmoilRepublicans who control two-thirds of the nation's governorships are gathering this week in America's largest red state, in part to strategize about how to maintain their political dominance.
Sexual Misconduct Accusations Transform Alabama Senate RaceRepublicans weren't supposed to have to worry about Alabama. Yet in the span of a tumultuous afternoon, a low-profile special election became a Republican nightmare that threatens a once-safe Senate seat — and offers a new window into ugly divisions that continue to plague the GOP in the age of President Donald Trump.
Maine OKs Medicaid Expansion In First-Of-Its-Kind ReferendumResidents in this rural state grappling with a heroin epidemic and an aging population voted Tuesday to deliver a rebuke to Republican Gov. Paul LePage and join 31 other states that have expanded Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law.
Trump Backs Gillespie By Twitter On Election DayPresident Donald Trump is vouching for Virginia gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie by Twitter during his overseas trip to Asia.
Voters in New Jersey And Virginia To Elect New GovernorsVoters in New Jersey and Virginia are choosing new governors Tuesday in contests that could be an early referendum on President Donald Trump.
Hawaii Judge Extends Prohibition On Trump's Travel BanThe federal judge in Hawaii who stopped President Donald Trump's travel ban from taking effect this week has extended the order.
Judge Halts Newest Trump Travel Ban, Saying It Has Same WoesA federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor."
Trump Scoffs At 'Politically Motivated Ingrates' After MariaPresident Donald Trump on Sunday scoffed at "politically motivated ingrates" who had questioned his administration's commitment to rebuilding Puerto Rico.
Violence In US Rises For Second Straight YearViolent crime in America rose in 2016 for the second straight year, driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but remained near historically low levels, according to FBI data released Monday.
Sen. Collins’ Opposition Kills GOP Health Care DriveThe last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama’s health care law essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan Collins joined a small but decisive cluster of GOP senators in opposing the push.