Unseating a Democrat in Michigan

U.S. 08/21/19, 20:12

Democratic Representative Haley Stevens, who co-sponsored a bill condemning U.S President Donald Trump’s “rhetoric,” is now facing an unprecedented threat to her seat as she faces a powerful contender who vehemently opposes socialism—Whittney Williams. Having entered the U.S. illegally from Taiwan ...

Justin Amash announces quitting Republican Party

U.S. 07/04/19, 06:33

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) announced on Thursday that he is leaving the Republican Party. "Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party," Amash wrote in a Washington Post op-ed Thursday morning. "No matter your circumstance, I'm asking you to ...

Republican Party to express ‘undivided support’ for Trump

Politics 01/23/19, 18:01

The Republican Party’s governing body is set to offer its “undivided support” for Donald Trump and his “effective presidency,” lending its backing to the president and his re-election campaign. The Republican National Committee’s resolutions committee unanimously approved the measure Wednesday at ...

Judge weighs GOP victory claim in disputed N. Carolina race

Politics 01/22/19, 00:02

A North Carolina judge was scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday into declaring the Republican in the country’s last undecided congressional race the winner despite an investigation into whether his lead was boosted by illegal vote-collection tactics. A trial judge in the ...

Some in GOP split with White House on Russia sanctions

Politics 01/15/19, 19:44

Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting ...

Republicans remain united behind Trump’s wall fight

Politics 01/09/19, 21:41

President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that the Republican party remained united behind his border wall fight and blamed fake news. “There was no discussion about anything other than solidarity, we want national security and border security for our country,” Trump told ...

Ex-FBI director Comey challenges House subpoena in court

Politics 11/29/18, 18:50

Former FBI Director James Comey moved Thursday to block a subpoena from the Republican-led House of Representatives, saying the closed-door interview demanded by lawmakers would be selectively leaked for political purposes. Comey was subpoenaed earlier this month by the House Judiciary ...

Democrat Cox claims victory over California GOP Rep. Valadao

U.S. 11/28/18, 18:26

Democrat T.J. Cox claimed victory Wednesday over Republican U.S. Rep. David Valadao after an updated vote count increased his lead in a California farm-belt district. Cox, who trailed in the vote tally until Monday, increased his lead to 506 votes after ...

Governor focuses on education, campaign finance reform

Health 11/28/18, 18:17

Gov. Kate Brown unveiled a $23.6 budget proposal for the next biennium on Wednesday, saying she wants to boost education funding, push campaign finance reform, ensure continued access to health insurance coverage and fund legal counseling for immigrants facing deportation. Besides ...

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