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Christine Blasey Ford to speak with FBI about death threats

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, will speak to the FBI on...

Melania Trump's spokeswoman reprimanded for Hatch Act violation

Stephanie Grisham, communications director for first lady Melania Trump, was issued a warning letter from th...

Senate Judiciary Committee likely proposing Wednesday hearing with Ford testifying first

The Senate Judiciary Committee will likely propose holding a hearing next Wednesday where they will hear tes...

Trump backs away from demand to declassify documents related to Russia investigation

President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to back away from his earlier demand for the "immediate declassifi...

The 35 most mind-blowing lines from Donald Trump's Las Vegas speech

President Donald Trump was in Las Vegas on Thursday night to headline a campaign rally for Sen. Dean Heller,...

'No record' response raises questions about Democratic candidate's claim in security clearance form controversy

The law enforcement arm of the United States Postal Service says that it has no record of receiving an offic...

Recaps and previews: The week in politics, GIF'd

While the news surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ...

Biden reveals Anita Hill hearing regret

In an interview on NBC News, former Vice President Joe Biden reveals his biggest regret during Anita Hill's Senate hearing.

'I think I got it in '91,' Joe Biden says of Anita Hill hearing

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Friday that he understood at the time of the Anita Hill hearing the gra...

Trump questions validity of Kavanaugh accuser

President Trump deviated from his previously measured comments about Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanugh of sexual assault, tweeting a claim that if the attack she alleges "was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities."

See GOP lawmaker's crude joke mocking accuser

Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) made a crude joke about the sexual assault allegation made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation.

Where negotiations stand between Kavanaugh's accuser and Republicans

The impasse is broken -- sort of.After days of communicating through sternly worded letters and media...

Trump unleashes on Kavanaugh accuser

President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets Friday, deviated from his previously measured comments about t...

Lawyer for Kavanaugh accuser says Monday hearing would be a 'deal breaker'

Debra Katz, an attorney for the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assaul...

Why Colorado's 6th district is 2018 battleground

In the past, Democrats have poured millions of dollars in Colorado's 6th District to unseat incumbent Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), with little success. Now, Democratic challenger and combat veteran Jason Crow is on the ballot, and strategists say if he can win, Democrats can feel confident about taking back the House. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

Voter on Kavanaugh: What teen hasn't done this?

CNN's Randi Kaye speaks to Republican women in Florida about Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Ford seeks to shift the balance of power in Kavanaugh drama

Christine Blasey Ford is seeking answers to a question that could define the rest of her life -- one that de...

This is Trump's model for losing Congress and winning re-election

Here's a silver lining for President Donald Trump if Republicans lose either of their majorities on Capitol ...

Trump: Why didn't accuser call FBI?

In an interview with Fox News before a rally in Las Vegas, President Donald Trump questions why Brett Kavanaugh's accuser didn't contact the authorities 36 years ago after the alleged assault.

What is Trump doing to stop Russian election interference?

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, looks at Hillary Clinton's misleading comments about President Trump's actions to deter Russian election interference.

Trump suggests allies are concerned about release of Russia documents

President Donald Trump suggested that some of the information related to the Russia investigation that he so...

Trump questions why Kavanaugh accuser didn't call the FBI after alleged assault

President Donald Trump deviated from his previously measured comments about the woman who has accused his Su...

San Juan mayor: Hurricane Maria is Trump's Katrina

The Democratic mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, slammed President Donald Trump on Thursday, telling Anderson ...

34 more separated kids released; hundreds remain in custody

More than 100 children who may never be reunited with their parents remain in the custody of the government ...

Maine senator's office among those deluged with Kavanaugh calls

As the nomination process of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has reached a crescendo in the last week, ...

Foreign hackers target Senators' Gmail accounts

The personal Gmail accounts of an unspecified number of US senators and Senate staff have been targeted by foreign government hackers, a Google spokesperson confirmed to CNN.

US sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons

The US imposed sanctions Thursday against China's military for its purchases of Russian military equipment i...

Ford told friends she is uncomfortable in enclosed spaces, airplanes

Christine Blasey Ford, the professor accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of having sexually assau...

John Bolton: US is going on the offensive against cyberattacks

The White House issued a warning to foreign adversaries Thursday that offensive cyber operations are now a p...

Democrats pour big money into Texas race

Democratic outside groups have largely sat on the sidelines when it came to attacking Republican incumbent W...

Senators' Gmail accounts targeted by foreign hackers

The personal Gmail accounts of an unspecified number of US senators and Senate staff have been targeted by f...

Why Presidential Approval Matters in the Midterms

Ahead of President Trump's trip to Nevada to campaign for Sen. Dean Heller, CNN's John King breaks down key senate races and the effect Trump has on the 2018 vote.

ABC: Cohen has done interviews with Mueller

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, has spoken with special counsel Robert Mueller's team several times over the past month, ABC News reports.

This group is helping Democrats build a bench of talent deep in Trump country

When Terri McKinnon decided to take the plunge and run for office for the first time, she quickly felt like ...

ABC: Michael Cohen has done multiple interviews with Mueller team

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, has spoken with special counsel Robert Mueller's te...

Gillibrand and Hirono criticize GOP's handling of Kavanaugh sexual assault allegation

Democratic Sens. Mazie Hirono and Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday heavily criticized GOP senators' handling o...

Dem senator on Kavanaugh accusation: If we take back Congress, we'll 'get to the bottom of this'

If Democrats win in November, they will look into the accusations levied against Judge Brett Kavanaugh -- ev...

Will Democrats take the House? Watch this district. It has everything.

Republican Rep. Mike Coffman is sitting in a church communicating with a group of Spanish-speaking parishion...

South Carolina congressman jokes about Kavanaugh sexual assault controversy

Rep. Ralph Norman opened up a debate between himself and Democratic challenger Archie Parnell on Thursday af...

Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford willing to testify

Christine Blasey Ford opened the possibility she would testify before Congress about her accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Republicans in Texas apologize for campaign ad likening a Hindu deity to the GOP elephant

To attract Indian-American voters, a Republican party group in suburban Houston released a campaign ad with ...

US changes course to allow Russian surveillance flyover

The United States has decided to certify a Russian aircraft to make a surveillance flight over the US under ...

Why 10 House Democrats want to raise threshold for speaker vote

A small group of House Democrats wants to raise the threshold for their party's nominee for House speaker, s...

GOP grapples with Brett Kavanaugh political fallout

Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has until 10 a.m. Friday morning to agree to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Margaret Hoover and Alice Stewart discuss the political fallout of the allegations with CNN's Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto.

Ford's family issues statement of support

The family of Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who is accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexu...

Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford receiving death threats

Both Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the professor who has accused of him of sexual assault as a ...

Kavanaugh accuser open to testifying next week

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, says she "would be prepared to testify next week" in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, if the committee agrees to "terms that are fair and which ensure her safety" according to a statement by her lawyer.

Protesters arrested outside Grassley's office

Protesters opposed to the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court targeted the offices of swing vote Republican senators to pressure them to vote against Kavanaugh, who is denying allegations he sexually assaulted a teen when they were both in high school in the 1980s.

Ford lawyers say she is open to testifying, but not Monday

Christine Blasey Ford opened the possibility she would testify before Congress about her accusation of sexua...

ICE arrested undocumented immigrants who came forward to take in undocumented children

Federal officers have arrested dozens of undocumented immigrants who came forward to take care of undocument...

Donald Trump says he's 'not a conspiratorial person.' Um...

Donald Trump has told a lot of whoppers since taking over as the 45th President of the United States last Ja...

Ford's attorneys, after being listed on fundraiser for Democrat, pull out of event

Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin's campaign listed Brett Kavanaugh accuser's attorneys as headliners at a Washi...

Comey 'not worried' about Trump's order to release FBI messages

Former FBI Director James Comey says he's not concerned about President Donald Trump's order to the Departme...

More than 50 arrested on Capitol Hill after Senate office Kavanaugh protests

Dozens of protesters opposed to the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court targeted the office...

Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis navigate Trump in Florida's hotly contested races

The Republican candidates in Florida's hotly contested races for governor and US Senate are experiencing fir...

Trump sends Carson to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria anniversary

One year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico -- and one week after ...

US identifies remains of 2 soldiers recovered from North Korea

President Donald Trump announced Thursday on Twitter that the US has identified the remains of two American ...

Brett Kavanaugh's bitter nomination has been years in the making

With less than 24 hours left before the clock runs out on Christine Blasey Ford's chance to signal she'll te...

Hawaii senator emerges as key, critical voice in vetting Kavanaugh

As Brett Kavanaugh faces a sexual assault allegation that has rocked his nomination to be a Supreme Court ju...

Aides quietly stunned by Trump's respectful handling of Kavanaugh accuser

White House aides who steeled themselves for what President Donald Trump would say when he finally addressed...

What's the difference between women and men in politics?

Americans generally want more women in politics, in part because they say women will govern differently, but...

Puerto Rico gov: No doubt nearly 3,000 died due to Maria

The governor of Puerto Rico said Thursday there is no doubt that there were nearly 3,000 deaths as a result ...

Woman who flipped off Trump runs for office

Juli Briskman, who was fired from her job after flipping off President Trump's motorcade, is now running for a seat on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors in Virginia.

Puerto Rico governor.: We're treated like second-class citizens

During an interview on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says that Puerto Ricans are treated like second-class citizens.

Dolly Parton is a one-woman 'Schoolhouse Rock' on her song about women's right to vote

For her latest song, Dolly Parton turned the story of women receiving the right to vote in the US into music...

Watch: Key moments from North and South Korea summit

President Moon Jae-in was greeted with hugs and cheers in Pyongyang as he met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a historic summit.

Kavanaugh and his accuser to testify before Senate

Professor Christine Blasey Ford alleges that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teens. CNN's John Berman has more.

Kavanaugh accuser may still testify; indications are Friday morning deadline could slip

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, ha...

Moon: Progress with NK depends on the US

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he discussed denuclearization with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and that progress in North Korea depends on the end of hostility from the US.

Kavanaugh case shows how little has changed for Judiciary Committee

As the nation awaits the resolution of another woman confronting another Supreme Court nominee with sexual a...

Jay Sekulow: Trump's NBC interview was edited

President Donald Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow claimed without presenting evidence that NBC edited the President's May 2017 interview in which he said he was going to fire former FBI Director James Comey and was thinking of "this Russia thing."

Pompeo cracks down, on improper use, of commas at State Department

Iran, North Korea, Syria and ... commas. While Mike Pompeo is focused on a number of key geopolitical concer...

Trump blasts OPEC 'monopoly' for higher oil prices

President Donald Trump has once again cast blame on OPEC for high oil prices, even though his own policies h...

Trump admin moves $260M from cancer research, HIV/AIDS and other programs to cover custody of immigrant children costs

The Trump administration is planning to shift more than $260 million to cover the rising cost and strain of ...

Cooper: Important to point out inconsistencies

CNN's Anderson Cooper explains the back and forth between Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee and the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh denies the allegations.

The FBI did investigate Anita Hill's accusation, and it took 3 days

As Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers insist the FBI investigate her allegation of sexual and physical assault ...

Kavanaugh on days at Georgetown Prep

In a newly resurfaced video, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh alludes to his life in high school during a speech he gave at The Catholic University of America back in 2015.

Sen. Gillibrand: Ford has no reason to lie

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) knocks the GOP's handling of sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh denies the accusations.

Accuser's lawyer: Rush to hearing unnecessary

An attorney for Christine Blasey Ford said Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley is unnecessarily rushing toward a hearing by pushing for her to testify about her allegation of sexual assault against President Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

South Korea's Moon: Further progress with North Korea will depend on the US

The North Korea ball is thoroughly back in Washington's court.That was the message from South Korean ...

Secy. Mike Pompeo cracks down on bad grammar

In the last few months, two emails have gone out from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's top staff to employees throughout the State Department giving careful, meticulous instructions on comma usage.

Senior administration officials complaining to Trump about Sessions' handling of border, official says

President Donald Trump's anger over Attorney General Jeff Sessions' job performance at the border is tied to...

Kavanaugh accuser's lawyer: 'Rush to a hearing is unnecessary'

An attorney for Christine Blasey Ford said Senate Judiciary Chairman ...

Did Donald Trump just hedge on Brett Kavanaugh's future?

Just before taking off to tour the damage done in the Carolinas by Hurricane Florence, ...

Collins says 'it's not fair' for Kavanaugh accuser not to testify

A key Republican senator pushed back Wednesday on calls ...

Republicans just made a giant gamble on Brett Kavanaugh

It all happened very quickly.After waiting days to hear from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman allegin...

Trump's attorney claims, without evidence, the President's 2017 interview on Comey firing was edited

President Donald Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow claimed, without presenting evidence, that NBC edited a May 20...

Trump: I'm disappointed in Sessions

In an interview with The Hill, President Donald Trump spoke about Attorney General Jeff Sessions saying, "I don't have an attorney general." He added, "It's very sad."

McCaskill's voting against Kavanaugh - and it has nothing to do with the accusations

Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill said Wednesday she is voting no on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nominat...

Trump confident about Kavanaugh confirmation

President Donald Trump said he is confident that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed, despite the sexual assault allegation leveled against him. Kavanaugh denies the allegation.

Trump touts North Korea gesture. Lawmakers warn of perils.

President Donald Trump sought to project momentum into his dealings with North Korea on Wednesday, saying a ...

Michael Flynn's sentencing is set for December

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is set to be sentenced on December 18 for lying to FBI invest...

Donald Trump's failing grade on ethics

President Donald Trump loves t...

Gillibrand: GOP approach amounts to 'sham hearing' on Kavanaugh allegations

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York knocked the GOP's handling of accusations against Supreme Cou...

Whip list: Where senators stand on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh is facing the confirmation of a lifetime. President Donald Trump ...

Jeff Sessions moves to further tighten immigration courts as Trump attacks him

Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued his efforts to tighten control of the immigration courts with two q...

Grassley sets Friday deadline to hear back from Kavanaugh accuser

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has set 10 a.m. Friday as the deadline for Christine Blasey Ford's ...

US says worldwide terrorism deaths decreased 27% last year

The number of deaths and attacks attributed to terrorism significantly decreased in 2017 ...

Indicted Rep. Chris Collins to 'actively campaign' to keep his seat

Embattled Republican Rep. Chris Collins will actively campaign for re-election "and serve should voters elec...

Trump visits Hurricane Florence-ravaged Carolinas

President Donald Trump arrived in ...

Administration again couldn't find nearly 1,500 immigrant kids

The Trump administration again could not determine where nearly 1,500 immigrant children we...

GoFundMe raises more than $100K to help Kavanaugh accuser with security expenses

People are rallying around Christine Blasey Ford and have donated more than $100,000 to a ...

Watch how senators grilled Anita Hill in 1991

In 1991, Anita Hill alleged then Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Here's how a committee of all men questioned her.

Lawyer explains why Ford wants investigation

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says the FBI should investigate the incident before senators hold a hearing on the allegations.

Ford wants FBI investigation before testifying

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says the FBI should investigate the incident before senators hold a hearing on the allegations.

Former launch officer warns Trump strategy fuels nuclear arms race

A former nuclear launch officer is warning that President Donald Trump's nuclear weapons strategy is encoura...

Sen. John Kennedy says Kavanaugh is 'resolute, determined, unequivocal'

Sen. John Kennedy, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Wednesday that Supreme Court nominee Bre...

Mark Judge, Kavanaugh's high school classmate, details high school parties in past writings

President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, is being ...

Polish president suggests building 'Fort Trump'

Polish President Andrzej Duda suggested that he would consider naming a permanent US military base in Poland "Fort Trump," should the US establish one.

How DOJ, FBI, and ODNI will go about releasing documents in Trump's declassification order

The Justice Department and the FBI are working with the Director of National Intelligence to prepare new dec...

Kavanaugh's accuser made her move -- now Republicans have to choose

Republican leaders are preparing a controversial push to install Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court after ...

Kavanaugh's yearbook raises eyebrows

Entries in Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's 1983 high school yearbook are raising eyebrows. CNN obtained a copy from an anonymous classmate.

Trump: I feel bad for Kavanaugh

President Trump said that he feels bad for his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who was accused of sexual assault earlier this week. Kavanaugh denies the accusation.

Trump: FBI shouldn't get involved in allegation

While meeting with Poland's president at the White House, President Trump offered his thoughts on the sexual assault allegations surrounding his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.

Mazie Hirono: Kavanaugh accuser is hesitating to testify because she's afraid of a GOP 'railroad job'

Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono said Wednesday that there should be some attempt to corroborate an alleg...

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has a book deal

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is writing a book detailing his career in the FBI and his experienc...

Trump says he wants to see Kavanaugh's accuser testify

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wanted to see his Supreme Court nominee ...

Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before testifying

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says the FBI should investigate t...

The GOP's older voter problem

Is the GOP having a senior moment?Late summer surveys by CNN and other organizations show senior vote...

Why the hell hasn't Donald Trump just fired Jeff Sessions?

President Donald Trump ran down Jeff Sessions in a ...

Syria shot down a Russian military plane

A Russian military aircraft with multiple personnel on board was accidentally shot down by the Syrian regime after the Syrians came under attack by Israeli missiles.

White House slashes refugee cap to new low

The Trump administration will cap refugee admissions at the lowest levels since the refugee resettlement program began, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced. It's the second year in a row the administration has set the cap at a record low.

6 possible Kavanaugh scenarios, including a Supreme Court vacancy until 2021

An allegation of a sexual assault and a take-it-or-leave it offer to the accuser to testify ASAP have opened...

Georgia district is ordered to redo primary election after voting errors

A judge said he will order a Georgia Legislature district to redo a primary election between two Republicans...

Trump Organization prepares for a fight if Democrats win

The Trump Organization, already hamstrung by self-imposed restrictions and costly legal bills, could face ne...

Former classmate of Kavanaugh's denies being at party in sexual assault allegation

In a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, another former classmate of Brett Kavanaugh's denies attendin...

Read: Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys' letter requesting FBI investigation

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says the FBI should investigate t...

Trump on Kavanaugh: 'This is not a man who deserves this'

President Donald Trump continued to stand behind his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday, ...

Trump inflames war on Justice Dept. by declassifying Russia docs

President Donald Trump showed no signs of backing off his highly unprecedented order to...

US, allies readying effort to expose North Korean sanctions violations

The US and allies are days away from launching a new effort to more publicly expose North Korean violations ...

After 'major escalation' in US-China trade war, what happens next?

The trade war between the United States and China just got a lot bigger after both sides announced their bro...

Hillary Clinton: Trump 'left unchecked' in midterms could do lasting damage

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that if there isn't a "very big rejectio...

Kavanaugh accuser's friend says she has told him she needs more than one exit from her bedroom

A longtime friend of Christine Blasey Ford -- the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of se...

Stormy Daniels shares XXX-rated details of her alleged affair with Trump in new book

This story contains graphic sexual imagery.Stormy Daniels wants readers to know her life is ...

'Fort Trump'? Polish President urges US to consider opening base

Polish President Andrzej Duda urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday during a joint news conference to depl...

Trump's most trusted national security adviser? Himself.

Earlier this summer, National Security Council experts were working to implement harsh penalties against ...

Texas Democrats need a big turnout to win. Polls suggest they won't get it.

It's become an old cliché that elections "come down to turnout." While that may be exaggerated in most plac...

George W. Bush defends Kavanaugh as 'a fine husband, father, and friend'

Former President George W. Bush reaffirmed his support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday ...

Trump administration rewrites Obama-era rule for potent greenhouse gas

The Trump administration has finished rewriting an Obama administration rule on methane pollution from oil a...

Cruz campaign defends mailer resembling official summons

Sen. Ted Cruz's reelection campaign on Tuesday defended a mailer labeled as "Official Travis County Summons"...

Read: Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys' letter requesting FBI investigation

Washington (CNN)The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says the FBI...

5 big questions about the Kavanaugh hearing

In six days, the political world -- and the broader world -- will turn to the Senate Judiciary Committee, wh...

'Dark money' groups could have to name their political donors ahead of midterms

A Supreme Court move on Tuesday could mean that so-called "dark money" groups would have to disclose the nam...

Senior FEMA official suspended in relation to Long investigation

A senior official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been suspended without pay related to a Dep...

Cruz: 'if Beto wins, BBQ will be illegal'

Barbecue has once again made its way into national political discourse. This time, lawmakers are not laughin...

Sen. Hirono's message to men: 'Just shut up and step up. Do the right thing.'

Sen. Mazie Hirono said her message to men in this country is to "just shut up and step up. Do the right thin...

Kavanaugh accuser's classmates send letter of support to Congress

Twenty-four women who attended the Holton-Arms School with Christine Blasey Ford have ...

Doug Jones: Senate should compel Kavanaugh's friend to testify

Sen. Doug Jones said on Tuesday that the Senate Judiciary Committee should demand testimony from Mark Judge,...

Anderson Cooper shuts down Trump Jr.'s lie

Anderson Cooper debunks Donald Trump Jr.'s false tweet about the CNN anchor, which was an attempt to slam CNN's coverage of Hurricane Florence by posting a photo from 2008.

Kavanaugh nomination descends into chaos

Plans for a dramatic, clarifying hearing featuring Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accu...

Senior HUD official Lynne Patton attempts to clarify controversial social posts

A senior official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development attempted on Monday and Tuesday to clar...

ICE official stands by comparing detention centers to 'summer camp,' won't say if he'd send his kids to one

A senior Trump administration official on Tuesday stood by his controversial comments comparing the detentio...

Syria accidentally shot down a Russian military plane

Syria antiaircraft fire downed a Russian military plane after an Israeli attack on Syrian positions, killing...

Trump to declassify documents in Russia probe

President Donald Trump is asking the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Justice to release unredacted, classified documents and text messages relating to the start of the Russia investigation. CNN's Evan Perez has the latest.

Anita Hill: Senate should 'do better' than it did in 1991

Anita Hill on Tuesday called for the Senate to handle the allegation of sexual and physical assault against ...

Women hold the key to Kavanaugh -- and maybe control of Congress

For Republicans, this was supposed to be a done deal. Now, because of a decades-old allegation of sexual ass...

Kavanaugh faces sexual assault allegations

Allegations against nominee Brett Kavanaugh have thrown the Supreme Court confirmation process in turmoil.

The $40 trillion question Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez couldn't answer

On Sunday, CNN's Jake Tapper put a very simple question to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: How are you planning to...

Refugee levels are surging worldwide. Trump is slashing the number the US will let in

As the number of people displaced by war and famine surges, the Trump administration is capping refugee admi...

Trump to visit Carolinas on Wednesday

President Donald Trump will travel Wednesday to areas affected by ...

Trump, fuming privately, gives measured response to Kavanaugh news

The president comments on the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Emmy attendee shows up with 'Stop Kavanaugh' written on her arm

Two of the day's big news stories collided Monday night on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards, where one atte...

Grassley says Judiciary Committee hasn't heard back from Kavanaugh accuser

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley says he has yet to hear back from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman ...

US sailor killed in accident aboard aircraft carrier

A US Navy sailor was killed aboard the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier on Monday afternoon, according ...

'Presidential Alert': Trump text slides to October 3

You'll soon be getting a message on your phone from the President of the United States -- whether you are a ...

Collins: Accuser, Kavanaugh should testify

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) weighs in on the accusation of sexual assault leveled against President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh has denied the accusation.

Trump administration will impose tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods

President Donald Trump is sharply escalating the American trade war with China.The United States will...

Why Dianne Feinstein waited to take the Brett Kavanaugh allegations to the FBI

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the California Democrat who has come under sharp scrutiny for her handling of the sex...

A Republican stronghold has become ground zero in 2018

After the bus carrying Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gavin Newsom had pulled away, and the sound system w...

Dianne Feinstein, elected in the 'Year of the Woman,' navigates the politics of #MeToo

As senators grappled with how to handle the explosive allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court no...

Trump: Kavanaugh one of the 'finest people'

President Trump comments on the allegations of sexual assault against his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Trump defends Kavanaugh amid allegations

President Donald Trump praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh as "one of the finest people that I've ever known" in his first public comments since the Supreme Court nominee was publicly accused of sexual assault, and he criticized Democrats for not releasing information about the allegation sooner. CNN's Jeff Zeleny has the details.

Anderson Cooper debunks Trump Jr.'s fake news claim on live television

For years, Anderson Cooper has been the victim of conspiracy theories.There's the man who claimed Coo...

Michael Flynn set to be sentenced after midterms

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is ready to be sentenced, prosecutors and his defense team to...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus lends support to Brett Kavanaugh accuser

Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus has lent her support to the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh...

3 options that could await House Democrats after the midterms

If Democrats win the House majority on November 6, they'll soon hold the speaker's gavel for the first time ...

Grassley: Kavanaugh's accuser deserves to be heard

The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says he is working to hear Ford out in an "appropriate, precedented, and respectful manner."

Joe Biden reacts to Kavanaugh allegation, reviving memories of Anita Hill hearing

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday called for a delay on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and i...

New poll shows tight senate races in AZ, TN

A new CNN poll conducted by SSRS shows Democrats hold an advantage in two states that are critical to the party's chances of taking control of the US Senate. CNN's John King reports.

Anita Hill's accusations did not hurt public support for Clarence Thomas in '91

In July 1991, more than half of Americans -- 52% -- said they would like to see the Senate vote in favor of ...

Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford to testify on assault allegations in public Monday

The Republican leader of the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Monday he would convene remarkable new publi...

Senate passes bipartisan opioid package

In a rare bipartisan move, the Senate on Monday passed...

White House plan to defend Kavanaugh relies heavily on women

It was not immediately clear how Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation process would further un...

Reporter: Kavanaugh accuser came forward in July

Washington Post reporter Emma Brown says Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, first came forward to her "in early July" before he had been announced as President Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

State Department's unclassified email system breached

The US State Department recently detected a breach of its unclassified email system, according to a State De...

Republicans and Democrats grapple with Kavanaugh political fallout 7 weeks from midterms

As Republicans and Democrats reckoned Monday with new sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nomin...

It's NOT the economy, stupid!

If you've ever paid even the smallest bit of attention, you know the phrase, "It's the economy, stupid."...

Wall Street Journal: Investigation into FEMA Chief Brock Long referred to prosecutors

Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long said Monday that his attention remains on hurri...

This is the single most important Senate race in the country

There are 35 Senate seats on the ballot...

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