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Fiona Hill, Trump's top expert on Russia, is quietly shaping a tougher U.S. policy

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:00:25 -0400

For nearly two decades, British-American scholar Fiona Hill has followed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s trajectory.....
Kavanaugh floats virginity defense amid sexual assault allegations

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:52:02 -0400

Trump's Supreme Court nominee says he was still a virgin during the time when two women allege he sexually assaulted them.....
A Rosenstein departure could raise new conflict-of-interest issues for Justice Dept.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:09:42 -0400

If Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein gets fired or resigns, the chain of command gets murky.....
Capitol Hill protests mark rising wave of Kavanaugh opposition

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:18:49 -0400

Three days after Mitch McConnell vowed to “plow right through” the opposition to Brett Kavanaugh and install him on the Supreme Court, the halls of Congress filled with protesters invigorated by the l....
Climate Week kicks off with a plea from island nations threatened by global warming

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:48:43 -0400

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine and Haiti President Jovenel Moïse called on larger nations to strengthen their commitments to climate action — calling....
McConnell calls allegations against Kavanaugh 'a shameful smear' to 'destroy' his reputation

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:39:26 -0400

McConnell accused Democrats of a “shameful smear campaign" intended to derail Brett Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS confirmation.....
Anti-Kavanaugh protesters gather on Capitol Hill after 2nd allegation of sexual misconduct

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:15:02 -0400

Photos from today's protests at Capitol Hill.....
Trump defends Kavanaugh amid new allegations of sexual misconduct

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:48:04 -0400

President Trump said he’s standing by Brett Kavanaugh as a new misconduct allegation threatens his Supreme Court nominee.....
ABC's Matt Dowd defends accusers: 'Let's presume she's telling the truth'

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:04:35 -0400

ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd delivered an impassioned defense of accusers in sexual assault cases.....
Publicist wonders if he was 'patsy' in Trump Tower meeting

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:43:45 -0400

Publicist Rob Goldstone wrote an email to Donald Trump Jr. that interested special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors.....
Cruz and O'Rourke face off in testy Texas Senate debate

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:38:24 -0400

The fireworks began almost immediately onstage when the candidates met for the first debate in Texas’s Senate race.....
Sessions's push to speed immigration cases meets resistance from judges union

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:23:27 -0400

The head of the union that represents federal immigration judges accused the DOJ of prioritizing efficiency over due process.....
Georgetown Prep president says school has been soul-searching in wake of Kavanaugh allegations

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:08:43 -0400

“This is a challenging time for a lot of reasons,” Georgetown Prep president Rev. James Van Dyke wrote in a school letter.....
Whatever happens to Kavanaugh, Trump has already made 2018 the Year of the Woman

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:40:35 -0400

Women have contributed to a rise in activism that has also been mirrored by a surge in candidate recruitment.....
Activists protest Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to Supreme Court

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:31:35 -0400

More than 50 protesters opposing the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court were arrested on Capitol Hill on Thursday.....
In the marquee Texas Senate race, Cruz and O'Rourke take to the debate stage

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:05:40 -0400

After months of back and forth, Republican Ted Cruz will meet Democrat Beto O’Rourke in a debate on domestic issues.....
Defense of Kavanaugh turns to theory of evil look-alike before collapsing under ridicule

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:48:52 -0400

Brett Kavanaugh’s allies suggested a look-alike had committed the sexual assault of which the nominee has been accused.....
Women's groups outraged by pressure to rush Ford's testimony

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:34:34 -0400

Advocacy groups are targeting two pro-choice, female GOP senators in an effort to block Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation.....
Trump starts attacking credibility of Kavanaugh accuser

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:17:40 -0400

President Trump says his Supreme Court nominee is “under assault” by Democrats who want to derail his confirmation.....
Could Democrats pull off another Deep South surprise in Mississippi Senate race?

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:00:44 -0400

A three-way Senate race offers Democrats a possible path to win another Deep South Senate seat.....
Do Americans value climate action enough to vote for it?

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:42:41 -0400

With several hot-button issues weighing on Americans, it's uncertain how important will climate change be for this year’s midterms.....
Puerto Rico still recovering 1 year after Hurricane Maria

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:10:48 -0400

The United States’ deadliest hurricanes have killed most of their victims with powerful winds and flooding in the hours and days immediately before and after landfall. The National Hurricane Center sa....
What Kavanaugh deserves — and what we deserve from him

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:00:43 -0400

Trump’s safe choice for the high court has become the last thing he and the GOP needed so close to midterms, Matt Bai writes.....
Bannon’s ‘Trump @ War’ is a call to arms to keep Congress safe from Democrats

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:00:31 -0400

His film is Bannon’s latest effort to keep Trump in the Oval Office — and himself at the volcanic core of national affairs.....
Unfiltered: ‘Before you slut-shame a woman, think about your mother.’

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:44:27 -0400

Three years ago, Amber Rose opened her first SlutWalk event with a speech that began, “The first time I ever got slut-shamed I was 14 years old.”. With more than 2,500 attendance in Los Angeles, Rose....
Exclusive: With more immigrant children in detention, HHS cuts funds for other programs — like cancer research

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:02:59 -0400

The government is diverting millions of dollars from programs including the CDC and the National Institutes of Health.....
Jeff Flake blasts Donald Trump Jr. over Kavanaugh accuser post

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:18:23 -0400

Jeff Flake, a GOP senator from Arizona and an outspoken Trump critic, takes issue with an Instagram post by the president's eldest son.....
Trump surveys Florence storm damage in North Carolina

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:30:47 -0400

Handing out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words, President Trump sought Wednesday to soothe those who suffered losses in Hurricane Florence, declaring that “America grieves for you” as he surveyed dam....
Race for Paul Ryan's seat descends into family feud

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:22:03 -0400

The Democratic candidate's mother denounced an attack ad against her son — featuring his own brother.....
Trump wants to hear from Kavanaugh's accuser but doesn't think she can change his mind

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:47:14 -0400

President Trump says he's eager to hear Christine Blasey Ford's testimony but doubts it will change his opinion of Brett Kavanaugh.....
Trumpnado! Tweeting about storms, Trump seizes opportunity to make everything worse

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:36 -0400

Jerry Adler examines the issues with Trump's tweets about the death toll from Hurricane Maria.....
Duty calls more veterans back to serve — in Congress

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:18 -0400

Veterans Campaign and similar organizations are helping veterans launch congressional campaigns.....
Hillary Clinton adviser: We didn't recognize 'full scope' of Russian interference on social media

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 05:00:38 -0400

Clinton's former senior policy adviser recounts how the campaign learned Russia was meddling in the U.S. election.....
Republican men — and not a single GOP woman — will be Christine Blasey Ford's interrogators on the Senate Judiciary Committee

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:21:16 -0400

Next week, Christine Blasey Ford will likely face intense questioning from Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee about the truthfulness of her accusations against Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme ....
Trump on Kavanaugh: 'I feel so badly for him'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:35:24 -0400

President Trump is standing by Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee.....
Washington House race is about Trump, whether the candidates like it or not

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:18:26 -0400

Democrat Carolyn Long hopes to unseat four-term Republican incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and help flip the House of Representatives.....
Kavanaugh’s downfall, once impossible, now seems very possible

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:13:29 -0400

A nomination that appeared to be a sure thing for President Trump and the GOP is now barely hanging on.....
Leadership in the Oval Office, from FDR to Barack Obama

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:05:46 -0400

"CBS This Morning" co-anchor John Dickerson’s essay on presidential leadership is based on a series of Yahoo News interviews with historians.....
Lyndon B. Johnson: Moral clarity on civil rights

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:55 -0400

Historian Jonathan Darman examines deciding to pursue civil rights legislation over objections of fellow Southern Democrats.....
George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:54 -0400

Peter Baker, author of “Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House" spoke to Yahoo News about the younger Bush’s defining moment of presidential leadership: standing up to anti-Muslim hatre....
Jimmy Carter: Staking his reputation on a dream of Mideast peace

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:51 -0400

Jimmy Carter decided to stake his reputation on a dream and personally broker a peace deal between Egypt and Israel.....
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Calling a ‘bank holiday’ for a collapsing economy

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:50 -0400

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of "Leadership in Turbulent Times" spoke to Yahoo News about FDR’s defining moment of presidential leadership: the “bank holiday....
John F. Kennedy: Cutting a deal with Khrushchev to save the world

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:38 -0400

Author Michael Dobbs discusses JFK's defining moment of presidential leadership: Preventing nuclear war with Russia.....
Barack Obama: Going for broke in the bin Laden raid

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:35 -0400

Peter Bergen, author of “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad” spoke to Yahoo News about Obama’s defining moment of presidential leadership: the raid that killed Osama bi....
Dwight D. Eisenhower: Facing down the Soviets — and the military-industrial complex

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:33 -0400

Historian Evan Thomas details Eisenhower's decision to push back on the military-industrial complex during the Cold War.....
Gerald Ford: Doing the wrong thing for the right reasons

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:18 -0400

Journalist Barry Werth discusses the 38th president's defining moment of presidential leadership: his pardon of Richard Nixon.....
George H.W. Bush: Breaking a pledge, doing the right thing on taxes

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:17 -0400

Historian Jon Meacham examines Bush's costly decision to defy the GOP base and break his "no new taxes" pledge.....
Ronald Reagan: Setting back the ‘doomsday clock’ of nuclear war

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:12 -0400

Journalist and historian Lou Cannon, author of five books about President Ronald Reagan, spoke to Yahoo News about Reagan’s defining moment of presidential leadership: the courageous decision to defy ....
Harry S. Truman: A courageous stand on integrating the armed forces

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:10 -0400

Cornelius Bynum, associate professor of history at Purdue University and author of “A. Philip Randolph and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” spoke to Yahoo News about Truman’s defining moment of preside....
Richard Nixon: A Nixon-goes-to-China moment

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:09 -0400

Historian Evan Thomas examines Richard Nixon's defining moment of presidential leadership: Initiating a relationship with China.....