Ocasio-Cortez to bring Kavanaugh critic to Trump’s SOTU

Politics 02/04/19, 12:17

Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's guest for the State of the Union will be a woman who made headlines protesting against Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Ana Maria Archila says she is "honored" to be the guest of the star freshman Democrat and will sit in the gallery overlooking the chamber ...

Republican Jeff Flake says he won’t challenge Trump in 2020

Politics 01/29/19, 09:31

Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake says he hopes a Republican will challenge President Donald Trump's re-election bid, but it won't be him. Flake, who did not seek re-election in 2018, frequently tangled with Trump and often said he hoped a Republican would challenge Trump in 2020. Flake told "CBS This Morning" ...

GOP cancels votes on judges amid standoff over Mueller bill

Politics 11/28/18, 19:36

The Senate Judiciary Committee has canceled a vote on more than 20 federal judge nominations amid a standoff between Republican Sen. Jeff Flake and GOP leaders over legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller. The Arizona senator has said he won't vote for any federal judges until Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...

Man charged with threatening senator has 1st court hearing

U.S. 10/19/18, 09:25

A man suspected of threatening to kidnap and kill a United States senator and his family had his first court appearance in Chicago.James Dean Blevins was told Thursday that the federal charges filed against him in Arizona accusing him of threatening an official identified only as "United States Senator J.F." ...

Senators urge tough US response over missing Saudi writer

Politics 10/14/18, 14:50

Two leading Senate Republicans on Sunday threatened tough punitive action by Congress against Saudi Arabia, including a possible halt of military sales, if missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was indeed killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.As Saudi Arabia warned of possible economic retaliation of its own, Sens. Marco Rubio and ...

Day of chaos and consequence before vote on Kavanaugh

U.S. 10/05/18, 01:43

This is what democracy looks like!" protesters shouted outside the Supreme Court, voicing their opposition to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the high court but somehow speaking for everyone on every side on a day of passion, chaos and consequence.Democracy on Thursday looked like:— Senators scurrying AWAY from the cameras, not ...

2 female Arizona Senate candidates on a Kavanaugh tightrope

U.S. 10/05/18, 00:24

The two congresswomen running for Arizona's open Senate seat are walking a tightrope on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., who is running against U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., for the senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., talks to Wade Pankey ...

From Africa to the anteroom: Flake, Coons forge rare bond

U.S. 10/02/18, 16:48

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware forged their friendship in Africa, thousands of miles from the divisiveness of Washington.Both spent formative time there in the early 1980s. As senators, they traveled to the continent multiple times together, fighting wildlife trafficking, promoting economic development, ...

Thousands in Central Park panic after barrier collapse

New York 09/29/18, 18:57

The collapse of a police barrier sent thousands of people fleeing in a panic in Central Park, afraid of possible gunshots at a politically-charged show.Festival goers watch a performance during the 2018 Global Citizen Festival Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)Big-name personalities from Democratic New York ...

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 as he defends Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at the ...

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