Brett Kavanaugh and His Accuser to Publicly Testify on Monday Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman’s claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted...

Chinese Official Says Beijing Should Target Goods Needed by US

One of China’s most prominent figures in global finance says Beijing should press Washington to end their tariff battle by clamping down on exports...

Is Barack Obama’s Return Good or Bad for Democrats?

Nearly two years out of the White House, former President Barack Obama is facing another political test. To the delight of many Democrats, he’s stepped...

Grim Warnings for the White House & Republicans Ahead of Midterms

The prognosis for President Donald Trump and his party was grim. In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told...

Obama Says He Is Responsible for the Booming Economy, Brands Trump a ‘Demagogue’ Who...

Former President Barack Obama claimed responsibility for the booming economy and launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump as a threat to democracy. The 44th US president also branded...

Actress Cynthia Nixon Is Demolished by Andrew Cuomo in Democratic Primary for New York...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has defeated Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon to win his party's nomination for a third term. Cuomo had far greater...

Governor Andrew Cuomo Beats Cynthia Nixon in New York Democratic Gubernatorial Primary

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has won the state's gubernatorial Democratic primary against actress and challenger Cynthia Nixon, CNN reports. Cuomo recently spent over...

Florida GOP Candidates Reject Trump’s Denial of Hurricane Maria Death Toll

Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for Senate, and gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis both turned on President Trump in the wake of...

Can Obama Motivate Anymore?

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): With former President Barack Obama’s return to the campaign trail in...

WATCH: Maxine Waters Goes on Another Trump ‘Impeachment’ Tear, Vows to ‘Get Him’

Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters escalated her rhetorical assault on President Trump over the weekend – vowing to "get him" and repeating the word "impeachment"...

Rep. Scalise Warns That ‘Some on the Left’ Are ‘Inciting’ Violence

The political left needs to do a better job of policing its members who are “inciting” violence, according to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who...

Republican Black Police Chief Eddie Edwards Faces Openly Homosexual Democrat Chris Pappas in New...

New Hampshire is set to elect either its first black member of Congress or first openly gay representative. Eddie Edwards, an African-American former police chief...

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman: ‘Israel Is a Tremendous Friend to the United...

A massive painting depicting the biblical "sin of the spies" hangs in the modest office of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. "The spies...

Trump Administration Closes Palestinian Liberation Organization’s DC Office Due to Not Taking Steps Toward...

The Trump administration is shutting down the Washington D.C. headquarters of the Palestinian Liberation Organization due to their refusal to takes steps toward peace...
Mohamed Elibiary outside his home in Plano, Texas, in 2015. (Cooper Neill, BuzzFeed)

Muslim Republicans Feeling Lost Amid Party Leaders’ Increasingly Anti-Islam Rhetoric

Anwar Khalifa is about as Texan as you can get. He speaks in a sharp twang and cruises around in a Chevy truck with real...

Ted Cruz Warns That It’s Going to Be ‘Tofu’ and ‘Dyed Hair’ if Texas...

Senator Ted Cruz warned that his defeat in November’s mid-terms could lead  to a state takeover by tofu-chomping, silicon enhanced California liberals with dyed hair. Speaking at a...

Trump to Close Palestine Liberation Organization Office in Washington

The Trump administration is expected to announce Monday that it will close the Palestine Liberation Organization’s office in Washington, administration officials said Sunday night,...

Sen. Ben Sasse Describes the Trump White House as Chaotic and Circus-Like

U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., described the President Donald Trump White House as chaotic and circus-like. "I think it's pretty obvious," he told CNN's Jake Tapper Sunday,...

Echoes of Watergate Appear in Tumult Surrounding Trump’s White House

The White House seethes with intrigue and backstabbing as aides hunt for the anonymous Deep (state) Throat among them. A president feels besieged by...

WATCH: President Barack Obama Stumps for Democrats in Orange County, California

Following a fiery appearance in his home state of Illinois, former President Barack Obama brought his star power among Democrats Saturday to Orange County,...