Trump advocates US government shutdown
President Donald Trump took the unusual step of advocating a forced shutdown of the federal government Tuesday, after Republicans and Democrats ignored White House demands in reaching a budget deal.
Trump attorney general urged to quit over Russia links
Top US Democrats demanded the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions Thursday over his failure to disclose that he met twice with Russia's ambassador to Washington during last year's election campaign.
Email find puts FBI chief in a tough spot
Democrats and Republicans agree that James Comey is a man of integrity. But the FBI chief, in striving to live up to that reputation, now finds himself accused of interfering in the US presidential elections just days before the vote.
Trump says Democrats have 'betrayed' African-Americans
Donald Trump made a pitch to African-American voters on Tuesday, saying Democrats had "betrayed" them and pledged he would revitalize impoverished urban communities.
Clinton's 'Rust Belt' tour courts white working class
Hillary Clinton took a bus tour across the US "rust belt" region this weekend in a quest to win over white, working class voters who tend to support populist Republican Donald Trump.
New cyber attack hits Democrats, Clinton's campaign
US Democrats said Friday they had been targeted by yet another cyber attack, while Hillary Clinton's campaign confirmed that an analytics program it used was breached in an earlier intrusion.
Why Wikileaks Is Losing Its Friends
It has been 10 years since Julian Assange founded Wikileaks, the website that has gone on to serve as the world’s most prominent digital repository of leaked government information. The organization has been celebrating a decade of existence over the last week by putting on display everything that makes its brand of radical transparency so…
Chelsea Clinton hails 'wonderful, thoughtful, hilarious mother'
Chelsea Clinton on Thursday tried to lift the public veil on one of America's best-known and most disliked politicians, telling the Democratic convention her mother, their presidential nominee, was "wonderful, thoughtful" and "hilarious."
Obama passes torch to Clinton, warns election a test of democracy
President Barack Obama on Wednesday implored Americans to help Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump, warning the 2016 race was not just about politics, but the nature of US democracy.