Search results for: democratic senators pompeo reverse visa denials lgbtq diplomats partners Add as filter

Pelosi announces deal to win votes of Democratic critics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced a deal Wednesday that could likely deliver her the votes to become speaker again -- but only for another two terms, laying out a timeline she had been reluctant to articulate until now.

Pelosi reaches term limits deal with Democratic rebels to secure votes to be House speaker

"I made it clear that I see myself as a bridge to the next generation of leaders," the California Democrat said.

Republican power grabs in Michigan, Wisconsin energize Midwest Democrats

Republican efforts to strip power away from the incoming Democratic governors of Michigan and Wisconsin are energizing liberal activists in the ...

Michael Cohen gets 3 years in prison

• Trump shifts from Russia denials to calling it 'peanut stuff' • Analysis: What Trump doesn't get about impeachment

Federal data privacy bill introduced by 15 US senators - CNET

The proposal has industry support.

Trump dismisses Russia contacts as 'peanut stuff' after previous denials

President Donald Trump tried to brush off a question in a recent interview about his associates' interactions with Russians ahead of and during his ...

Billionaire George Soros may not back a candidate during the 2020 Democratic presidential primary

Liberal Democratic megadonor George Soros could be on the verge of sitting out the 2020 primary as the field continues to grow with progressive candidates. 

NY Times /
Tom Steyer Seeks Aides for Possible 2020 Run — in Anonymous LinkedIn Ad

The Democratic billionaire who has led a campaign for the impeachment of President Trump takes a novel approach to finding potential staff members.

Reuters /
U.S. lawmaker worried over Trump Huawei comments

A Democratic U.S. senator said on Wednesday he found "very disturbing" a comment by President Donald Trump that he might get involved in the case of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL].

Washinton Post /
Pelosi strikes deal with rebels, will step aside by 2022 to win speaker votes

The longtime House Democratic leader is now on track to claim the speaker’s gavel for second time on Jan. 3.

WATCH: Trump threatens to shut down government over border wall funding

"The View" co-hosts discuss the president's meeting with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Pelosi nears deal with Democratic rebels to secure votes to be House speaker

An agreement could impose term limits on those members serving in top leadership positions.

Reuters /
Democrat Pelosi agrees to term limits if elected House speaker

U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she supported a proposal that would limit her to four years as House speaker, likely paving the way for her to win the post in January when Democrats take control of the chamber.

Washinton Post /
Senators in both parties are finding ways to push McConnell and challenge Trump

Regardless of the motives, rank-and-file senators have employed a mix of unique techniques, old-fashioned threats and insider persuasion to spark debates that had been previously blocked or delayed.

Washinton Post /
Pelosi clears major hurdle in bid to be House Speaker, reaching a deal with Democratic rebels that includes stepping aside by 2022

In a concession, the California congresswoman will support a three-term limit for the top three House Democratic leaders. That means she would step aside no later than 2022 as party leader. Insurgent Democrats have been seeking a generational change ...

Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison

President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for what the judge called "a ...

Why it makes perfect sense that Julian Castro is getting into the 2020 race this early

Mark it down: On December 12, 2018, a mere 629 days before the 2020 general election, the Democratic race to unseat President Donald Trump began. ...

Washinton Post /
Tallahassee city commissioner, political consultant indicted in FBI probe

Scott Charles Maddox and Janice Paige Carter-Smith were indicted on racketeering, bank fraud, bribery and other charges. The indictment did not mention former Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum.

CIA chief Gina Haspel, Mike Pompeo and James Mattis brief House members on Khashoggi murder

After meeting with Senate leaders last week, administration officials briefed a handful of House lawmakers on the Saudi journalist's brutal killing

'Morning Joe' co-host Mika Brzezinski apologizes for crude remark about Mike Pompeo

MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski apologized Wednesday for a remark she made on air that drew criticism for its homophobic implications.

Diplomats in Cuba health mystery showed inner-ear damage early on, research shows

U.S. diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear ...

Trump shifts from Russia denials to calling it 'peanut stuff'

President Donald Trump tried to brush off a question in a recent interview about his associates' interactions with Russians ahead of and during his ...

Julian Castro announces he's exploring presidential bid in video

The former Obama Housing secretary is among the first to officially declare his intentions in what is expected to be a crowded 2020 Democratic field.

Engadget /
Senate Democrats introduce bill to protect your online data

A group of 15 Democratic senators have unveiled a bill that aims to protect your online data. They noted that banks, doctors and lawyers are ...

The Guardian /
Julián Castro calls Latinos to action as he moves toward 2020 run

Democrat says the community needs people who will ‘produce good policies’ as he announces an exploratory committeeJulián Castro may have the worst poker face in American politics as the Democratic party prepares for an intense contest to pick someone to try to defeat Donald Trump. Is he leaning one way on whether to announce a presidential bid in ...

Time /
Mike Pence Gets Spoofed by Late Night for His Oval Office Meeting Silence

Vice President Mike Pence has become a meme again, this time after meeting with President Donald Trump and Pence and Democratic leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi in the Oval Office to discuss Trump’s promise of a wall along the southern border of the U.S. on Tuesday. In the presence of reporters at the…

See More  
back to top