Eyes on Biden as Democrats ready for third 2020 debate
Ten Democrats seeking the White House will gather Thursday for their party's third debate of the 2020 cycle, with frontrunner Joe Biden sharing the stage with top rival Elizabeth Warren for the first time.
Key ministers in Italy's new government
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday unveiled Italy's new government, a coalition of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and center-left Democratic Party (PD).
Biden, Democratic heavyweights face off in second 2020 debate
All eyes turn toward frontrunner Joe Biden Thursday when he and nine more Democratic presidential hopefuls take the stage in Miami for a second night of debate with immigration, health care and economic inequality commanding the candidates' attention.
Trump accuses Justice Dept, FBI of pro-Democrat bias
US President Donald Trump on Friday attacked leaders of his own Justice Department and the FBI as politically biased in favor of Democrats.
US lawmaker faces ethics probe over sex harassment claims
The US Congress opened an internal ethics investigation Tuesday into powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, after allegations that he harassed his female staff for years.
Former Democrat Party chair considered replacing Clinton with Biden
The former Democratic Party chief seriously considered replacing Hillary Clinton with then US vice president Joe Biden as the party's White House candidate after Clinton fell ill at a public event, according to excerpts from a new memoir published Saturday.
Republicans freeze as Democrats demand action on gun violence
"It's too early" since the massacre to address gun control, one Senate Republican warned. "I really don't know" what would work, admitted another. "It's hard to prevent anything," shrugged a third.
Democrat eyes anti-Trump upset in high-stakes Georgia race
Voters in Georgia will decide the most expensive US congressional race ever Tuesday, a $60-million political brawl where a Democratic novice could score an upset in a conservative stronghold and strike a blow against Donald Trump's presidency.