• 2020 Elections Jan 2, 2020

    As More Women Run for Office, Child Care Remains a Hurdle

    When Kimberly Dudik ran for her fourth term in the Montana House, state officials told her she could not use campaign money to pay for child care for her four young children.

  • finance Nov 8, 2019

    AP Exclusive: Aide of 2020 Dem Candidate Steyer Offered Money for Endorsements

    A top aide to Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer in Iowa privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing his White House bid, according to multiple people with direct knowledge of the conversations. The overtures from Pat Murphy, a former state House speaker who is serving as a top adviser on Steyer’s Iowa campaign, aren’t illegal —...

  • Donald Trump Nov 8, 2019

    Joe Biden, Behind in Money Race, Has Returned Nearly $1 Million to Donors, Far Outpacing Rivals

    Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has returned nearly $1 million in campaign donations since launching his campaign in April, far exceeding what his rivals in the Democratic primary race have returned to donors.

  • Donald Trump Oct 31, 2019

    Pelosi on Impeachment Resolution: ‘What Is At Stake Is Our Democracy'

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., addresses the House of Representatives ahead of a vote on a resolution that will formalize the next steps in Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

  • Donald Trump May 22, 2019

    Michael Avenatti Charged With Defrauding Stormy Daniels

    Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off. Federal prosecutors in New York City say Avenatti used a doctored document to divert about $300,000 that Daniels was supposed to get from a book deal, then used the money...

  • Donald Trump Mar 28, 2019

    Adviser and Allies Warning Trump Against Issuing Pardons

    The end of the special counsel’s investigation sparked fresh speculation that President Donald Trump might pardon some of those charged in the probe. It’s also spawned a don’t-go-there chorus from some of Trump’s closest advisers and GOP allies. They’re warning that pardons could ignite a political firestorm that overshadows what Trump sees as a moment of triumph. Trump mused about...

  • Donald Trump Mar 7, 2019

    Michael Cohen Sues Trump Organization, Says It Owes Him Nearly $2M

    President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming the Trump Organization broke a promise to pay his legal bills and owes at least $1.9 million to cover the cost of his defense. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in New York state court, claims the Trump Organization stopped paying Cohen’s mounting legal fees after he began cooperating with...

  • Donald Trump Mar 7, 2019

    Michael Cohen Explored Possible Trump Pardon, Attorney Says

    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, “directed his attorney” to explore a potential presidential pardon last year, his current attorney said Thursday, appearing to contradict his client’s testimony to Congress. Cohen testified under oath last week at a House Oversight Committee hearing that he had never asked for, and would not accept, a pardon from Trump. On Thursday,...

  • director Jan 12, 2019

    Inslee Pitches to Nevada Outside 2020 Spotlight on DC

    The Democratic presidential sweepstakes might seem like a tale of Joe Biden and the Seven Senators, but there are plenty of governors and mayors looking for a chance to steal the spotlight from the former vice president and other headliners. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee pitched his progressive record during a visit Saturday to the early caucus state of Nevada and...

  • Donald Trump Dec 17, 2018

    Fact Check: Trump's Distorted Reality in Expanding Probes

    President Donald Trump keeps changing his story in the swirling investigations into Russia election interference and hush money payments to women who say they had affairs with him. He insists that payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal during the 2016 campaign were “private transactions” and that any crime committed would be the fault of...

  • Donald Trump Dec 16, 2018

    Scope of Investigations Into Trump Has Shaped His Presidency

    Investigations now entangle Donald Trump’s White House, campaign, transition, inauguration, charity and business. For Trump, the political, the personal and the deeply personal are all under examination. Less than two years into Trump’s presidency, his business associates, political advisers and family members are being probed, along with the practices of his late father. On Saturday, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke became...

  • Donald Trump Dec 14, 2018

    Cohen: Trump Knew Hush-Money Payments Were Wrong

    Michael Cohen pushed at back his old boss, President Donald Trump, in an interview with “Good Morning America,” claiming the then-candidate directed Cohen to make the payments.

  • Donald Trump Dec 14, 2018

    Michael Cohen: Trump Knew Hush-Money Payments Were Wrong

    President Donald Trump directed former lawyer Michael Cohen to make hush-money payments to two women during the presidential campaign despite knowing it was wrong, Cohen said in his first interview to air after being sentenced to prison for crimes that included his part in the scheme. Cohen made the allegation in an interview with ABC that aired Friday, saying that...

  • Donald Trump Dec 14, 2018

    ‘Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump's Response to Cohen

    Seth Meyers takes a closer look at President Donald Trump’s interview in which he desperately tried to rebut allegations that he broke campaign finance laws.

  • Donald Trump Dec 13, 2018

    Cohen, National Enquirer Admit to Trump Hush Money Payoffs

    Trump allies Michael Cohen and American Media Inc., the owners of the National Enquirer, both admitted to paying off women who claimed to have had affairs with President Donald Trump to help with his 2016 presidential campaigns – something Trump continued to distance himself of in a pair of early morning tweets.

  • Donald Trump Dec 13, 2018

    Trump Confides to Friends He's Concerned About Impeachment, Sources Say

    President Donald Trump has told people close to him in recent days that he is alarmed by the prospect of impeachment, as the consequences of federal investigations involving his associates and Democratic control of the House sink in, multiple sources told NBC News. On Wednesday, federal prosecutors announced an agreement with American Media Inc, in which the publisher of the...

  • Donald Trump Nov 29, 2018

    Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty to Lying to Congress About Trump Real Estate Project in Russia

    Ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty Thursday to lying to Congress about a real estate project in Russia that he was working on on Trump’s behalf, revealing that negotiations lasted into Trump’s campaign for Republican presidential nomination.

  • Donald Trump Sep 9, 2018

    Lawyer: Trump Doesn't Think Stormy Daniels' Deal is Valid

    President Donald Trump does not believe porn actress Stormy Daniels’ hush-money deal, which his former personal lawyer said was done to influence the 2016 presidential election, is valid and will not carry out threats to sue her for breaking the agreement by discussing details of their alleged affair, Trump’s attorney said in a court filing Saturday. Hours earlier an attorney...

  • Donald Trump Jul 27, 2018

    Legal Implications for Trump or Cohen Unclear on Secret Tape

    A secret recording of Donald Trump discussing payments to a Playboy model has brought renewed attention to the question of whether — and how — he might have tried to block politically damaging stories ahead of the 2016 presidential election. But it’s not clear that the tape, on its own, creates additional legal problems for the president. The September 2016...

  • Donald Trump Jul 24, 2018

    Husband of Adult Film Performer Stormy Daniels Seeks Divorce

    The husband of adult film performer Stormy Daniels has filed for divorce in Texas. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has said that she had sex with Donald Trump before he became president, something Trump has denied. Glendon Crain filed the petition for divorce on July 18 in state district court in Kaufman County, located just southeast of Dallas....

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