US Sen. Edward Markey faces Democratic primary challenger

Politics 05/20/19, 14:39

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is facing a challenger in next year's Democratic primary in Massachusetts. Shannon Liss-Riordan, a workers' rights lawyer, announced her intention Monday to challenge the one-term senator for the Democratic nomination. Liss-Riordan made the announcement in a video and ...

Virginia lieutenant governor’s accuser consults law firm

U.S. 02/05/19, 07:30

Amid the political upheaval over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page featuring a racist photograph, a woman who accused the state's lieutenant governor of sexual assault is consulting with a law firm.Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax strongly denied the allegations ...

Lock her up? Now it’s Dianne Feinstein instead of Clinton

U.S. 10/10/18, 00:32

Chants of "Lock her up!" rang once again throughout an Iowa arena as President Donald Trump rallied supporters Tuesday night.But this time, the staple of Trump's 2016 campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton had a new target: California Sen. Dianne Feinstein.Trump, ...

Who was questioned by the FBI in the Kavanaugh probe?

U.S. 10/05/18, 10:32

The FBI has wrapped up its background investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but much of what it did remains a mystery, including its decisions about whom to interview.Investigation details have not been publicly disclosed. Republicans say the probe ...

Female GOP senators take up side on Kavanaugh debate

U.S. 10/04/18, 00:18

The Trump era has, at times, been uncomfortable for Republican women, especially the six senators who will be asked to vote for Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation by week's end.On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump ridiculed Christine Blasey Ford, who ...

Kavanaugh had big edge over his accuser in TV audience size

Entertainment 10/03/18, 16:25

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attracted more interest from television viewers during last week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing than Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accuses him of sexual misconduct.The audience during the peak hour of Kavanaugh's testimony last week ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Baseball 10/03/18, 06:16

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. 'I DON'T REMEMBER'Trump ignites a campaign rally crowd in Mississippi by mocking the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court ...

PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

U.S. 09/29/18, 03:42

photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.This week's gallery includes Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford during a ...

More than 20 million people watched Kavanaugh hearing

Entertainment 09/28/18, 17:32

More than 20 million people watched the gripping testimony of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assault in the 1980s, Christine Blasey Ford, on six television networks.Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., points as Democrats ...

Kavanaugh hearing devolves into partisan fistfight

U.S. 09/28/18, 11:39

Partisan tensions are only getting worse after a hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh devolved into a partisan fistfight. Democrats and Republicans — and Kavanaugh himself — sparred over explosive allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted an acquaintance while both ...

Update: Democratic Sen. Nelson opposing Kavanaugh bid

Florida 09/28/18, 09:32

The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):9:10 a.m.A Democratic senator who's facing a tough re-election race has come out against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.Bill Nelson of Florida tweets that he'll ...

10 things you should know for today

U.S. 09/28/18, 06:24

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. AFTER DRAMATIC TESTIMONY, MORE TOXIC, PARTISAN POLITICS Senate Republicans are plowing forward with a committee vote Friday on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the ...

Memorable quotes and exchanges from Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

U.S. 09/28/18, 03:35

Memorable quotes and exchanges from the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh:CHRISTINE BLASEY FORD:— On how certain she is that she was assaulted by Kavanaugh:"One hundred percent."— On the strongest memory she ...

What Happened: Top takeaways from Kavanaugh, Ford hearing

U.S. 09/28/18, 03:18

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh riveted Washington and the nation with hours of fiery, emotional testimony from the judge and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault ...

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