Politics

California Assembly delays return to work as 5 workers test positive for coronavirus

A coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly’s return to work from a scheduled summer…

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she tested positive for coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday she tested positive for COVID-19. The mayor said in a tweet she has…

Biden campaign slams Trump for ‘outright lying’ over COVID-19 threat

The Biden campaign on Monday slammed President Trump for “outright lying” to the American people about the threat of the novel…

Supreme Court rules states can sanction or remove ‘faithless’ presidential electors

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld state laws requiring those chosen for the Electoral College to back the popular winner in…

Atlanta mayor calls for citizens to stop ‘shooting each other’ after murder of 8-year-old near BLM protest site

In an impassioned press conference Sunday night, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a full-throated call for citizens to stop “shooting…

Biden says he is going to ‘transform’ the nation if elected

Joe Biden tweeted Sunday night that if he gets elected, his administration “won’t just rebuild this nation—we’ll transform it,” raising…

Possible Biden VP pick dodges question on taking down George Washington statues

Who is Tammy Duckworth? As the pressure rises on presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to announce a woman as his…

Trump to hold outdoor New Hampshire rally July 11, campaign announces

President Trump’s re-election campaign announced Sunday that the president will headline an outdoor rally in the battleground state of New Hampshire…

GOP senator defends Trump’s 4th of July speech, calls its ‘one of the best that he has given’

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., defended President Trump’s Fourth of July speech amid withering criticism from liberals – and an uneasy…

Dem senator says Trump would be ‘abandoning the troops’ if he vetoes Defense spending bill

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., pledged on Sunday that the names of U.S. military bases named after Confederate leaders will be…