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Politics

Roy Moore's loss sparks finger-pointing in the White House

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --   President Trump has not yet publicly cast blame for Roy Moore's defeat for Senate in deep red Alabama, but ...

Minnesota's lieutenant governor named as Al Franken's temporary replacement

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will head to Washington to temporary fill the Senate seat left vacant by Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, who resigned last ...

Rosenstein defends Mueller, pushes back at suggestion of bias in Russia probe

Zach Gibson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein offered a strong defense of Robert Mueller's appointment and actions as special counsel on Wednesday and further praised the ...

Sen. Gillibrand says she took Trump's 'do anything' remark as sexual innuendo

Alex Wong/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- New York's junior senator said women are standing up to sexual harassment and assault, and "are not going to be silenced," while doubling ...

EPA watchdog to investigate Scott Pruitt's $25,000 'secure phone booth'

Pete Marovich/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency inspector general will review whether Administrator Scott Pruitt misused any appropriated funds when he had a $25,000 "privacy booth" with ...

Biden, Meghan McCain get emotional talking about her father's cancer diagnosis

ABC (NEW YORK) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden shared an emotional moment with co-host Meghan McCain on The View Wednesday morning as they discussed her father's brain cancer ...

Trump adviser Omarosa Manigault resigning post, White House says

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Omarosa Manigault, a high-profile member of President Donald Trump's team, is resigning, according to the White House.She will stay on until Jan. 20.This marks ...

What Doug Jones' election could mean for the US Senate

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Democrats are already hailing Doug Jones’ victory as a moral triumph -- not just for Alabama, but for the entire country.His election is a political shot ...

Meet Democrat Doug Jones, Alabama's senator-elect

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Alabama's senatorial runoff day not only marked the first time a Democrat has won a Senate seat in Alabama in 25 years.It ...

Support from women hands Democrats victory in Alabama, exit polls show

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Negative perceptions among voters over the sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Roy Moore handed the Democrats a rare victory in deep-red Alabama, ...

Doug Jones' victory in Alabama comes on special anniversary

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Doug Jones made history on Tuesday as the first Democrat to be voted into Senate from reliably red Alabama in more than two ...

Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race in seismic Democratic victory

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Doug Jones, a Democratic former U.S. attorney whose long-shot candidacy was bolstered by a wave of sexual misconduct accusations against his opponent Roy Moore, ...

Schumer alerts police to alleged plot to smear him with sexual harassment claim

Al Drago/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Chuck Schumer’s office said the Senate Democratic Leader was the target of an attempted smear campaign in which someone forged a sexual harassment ...

Donald Trump Jr. slated to speak to Senate Intelligence Committee

Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump Jr. is expected back on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee, sources confirmed to ABC News.The ...

Attorney general ties NYC terror attack to 'failures' in immigration system

Joe Raedle/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions invoked this week’s terror attack in New York City to criticize United States immigration policy at a Baltimore press conference ...

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