Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?

World / Politics | FOCUS Sep 22, 2019

Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?

A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a Republican in the White House who so brazenly ignores protocol and presidential norms. Democrats were unanimous in their condemnation of Trump ...

Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces U.S. Senate campaign

World / Politics Sep 22, 2019

Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces U.S. Senate campaign

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to run for the upper chamber of Congress from Massachusetts since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962. The Democrat spoke to supporters ...

Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son

World / Politics Sep 21, 2019

Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son

U.S. President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, ...

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid

World / Politics Sep 20, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. De Blasio struggled to gain traction in a sprawling field of Democrats seeking the presidency. He announced his decision in an MSNBC interview. "I feel like I've contributed ...