During the 2016 presidential election, tax returns came to the forefront as then-candidate Donald Trump refused to release his. The issue has come up again as several candidates for governor debate if tax returns are relevant to their candidacy.
Commentators across the spectrum infused their coverage of hurricane Florence with partisan questions and assertions. While some maintain natural disasters are the best time of have these kinds of conversations, others find political discourse dismissive of storm survivors.
Tom Donohue of the US Chamber reveals the complexity in how American businesses view Trump’s confrontation with China. Donohue agrees concerns are urgent, but says trade war is “biggest threat” to economy.
Documents from the FBI and Justice Department will be made public to build the president's case that investigations into Russian electoral interference are personal political attacks. Critics say the move holds grave risk for politicizing parts of the federal government.
When Anita Hill testified in 1991 that Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her in the workplace, there were only two women in the entire Senate. Today's political climate creates a different backdrop for Christine Balsey Ford, due to testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sept 24.
Former President Barack Obama is campaigning to rally support for Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm elections. Most Democrats are excited to see him back in the political fray – but so are many Republicans.
In several Midwestern states this fall, voters will decide whether to have independent commissioners – rather than state lawmakers — draw congressional maps. The new initiatives represent a shift away from courts ruling on gerrymandering issues.
Letitia James beat out three Democratic candidates in the primary for New York attorney general, giving her a shot at making history. If Ms. James wins the general election, she will be the first African-American woman to hold a statewide office in New York.
Democratic candidates running in GOP-held districts are often political newcomers, but that doesn't mean they should be discouraged: The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee believes a connection to voters is all they need.
A poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that while voters feel that religion should impact a wide variety of policy issues, many are accepting of candidates who don't hold strong religious beliefs.
A key Republican sits down with reporters to discuss notable matchups and bellwether races ahead of the midterm elections.