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CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2019

Iowa Democrats trim their lists over a marquee weekend
The crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates turned to new and sometimes desperate measures over a marquee weekend in Iowa.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2019

Ukraine drama could give Democrats no choice but to impeach Trump
The Ukraine scandal raging around Donald Trump is forcing Democrats to confront a fateful choice on impeachment that will not just shape the 2020 election but will echo down the ages.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Here's the Supreme Court case Laverne Cox talked about on the Emmys red carpet
Actress Laverne Cox on Sunday used her time on the 2019 Emmys red carpet to discuss an upcoming Supreme Court case that will decide whether federal employment law that bans discrimination based on sex does the same based on transgender status.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

The Point: 5 BIG 2020 stories of the week, ranked
With 134 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I will outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- so the No. 1 story is the most important of the coming week. 

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Trump says he discussed Biden with Ukrainian president and Democrats threaten 'new stage of investigation'
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that impeachment "may be the only remedy" to President Donald Trump's refusal to make public a whistleblower complaint and transcript of a phone conversation he had with Ukraine's president.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

GOP shows some signs of movement on background checks bill
Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters have on their radar, in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Trump calls himself a 'flexible person' but says he has 'no intention' of meeting with Iran at UN
President Donald Trump said Sunday he does not intend to meet with Iran at the upcoming UN General Assembly, days after Iran denied involvement in an attack on Saudi oil facilities and the US announced new sanctions against the longtime US foe.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Zakaria: Trump's Iran gambit has backfired
CNN's Fareed Zakaria explains that President Donald Trump's Iran strategy has backfired because he ignored the wisdom of Sun Tzu: "know the enemy."

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Schiff: Impeachment may be 'only remedy' to Trump keeping whistleblower complaint and Ukraine call private
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that impeachment "may be the only remedy" to President Donald Trump's refusal to make public a whistleblower complaint and transcript of a phone conversation he had with Ukraine's president.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Mnuchin: Iran tensions worse because sanctions working
Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin said escalating tensions with Iran prove that President Trump's maximum pressure campaign is working.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

CNN's latest Iowa poll: Live analysis


CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Trump heads to the UN focused on Iran and his political base
President Donald Trump and his senior officials head to the United Nations' annual gathering of world leaders this week focused on a narrow agenda that reflects domestic political concerns, the foreign policy challenge posed by Iran and -- by design or default -- a continued disconnect with many traditional US allies on the issue of climate change.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Trump to share stage with two world leaders in pair of battleground events
President Donald Trump will join a pair of foreign leaders for events in Texas and Ohio on Sunday before heading to New York for a week of meetings with world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Many union workers really love their health benefits. That's a problem for Bernie Sanders.
Health care benefits are really important to many union workers -- important enough to give up pay raises or even to walk off the job to keep the coverage they've negotiated.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2019

Trump-Modi bromance reignited at Texas rally
Donald Trump heads to Houston, Texas, on Sunday to join a major rally of tens of thousands of Indian-Americans, but the US President won't be headlining.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Elizabeth Warren surges and Joe Biden fades in close Iowa race, new poll shows
A surging Sen. Elizabeth Warren is challenging Joe Biden's dominance in the race for the Democratic nomination, standing at 22% to the former vice president's 20% in a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Pelosi: US arms sales, troop deployments to Saudi Arabia and UAE 'outrageous'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed the Trump Administration's plans to accelerate arms sales and send additional forces to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as bypassing Congress' intent.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

2020 Democratic hopefuls dance their way into Iowa Steak Fry
2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls on Saturday sought to galvanize their Iowa support at the Polk County Steak Fry with a strategy that's not frequented in the campaign playbook: dance.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Biden: Trump abusing his power in Ukraine call to 'smear me' and should be investigated
Joe Biden accused Donald Trump of abusing the power of his presidency in urging the Ukrainian President to investigate Biden's son, Hunter, to smear his presidential campaign, angrily calling on Congress to investigate Trump's contact with the foreign leader.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Judge orders Trump to testify in trial over 2015 protest outside Trump Tower
A New York Judge on Friday ordered President Donald Trump to provide video testimony as part of an upcoming trial brought by protesters who say they were assaulted by Trump's security guards during a 2015 protest outside of Trump Tower.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Andrew Yang still says SNL should not have fired comedian for racist comments
Presidential candidate Andrew Yang still believes comedian Shane Gillis should not have lost his job on "Saturday Night Live," telling CNN's Van Jones, "We're all human and we can forgive."

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Jones to Yang: I have Trump PTSD. How are you different?
In an interview with CNN's Van Jones, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said that he's one of the few candidates who has been consistently growing, and while he's also a businessman like President Donald Trump, he would never run the government like a business.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Booker campaign makes urgent appeal for money to stay in the 2020 race
Sen. Cory Booker's 2020 presidential campaign team is making an urgent appeal to supporters as the end of the third quarter nears, warning that the New Jersey Democrat's campaign will need a significant fundraising surge to remain competitive in the race.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Rep. Joe Kennedy kicks off primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey
Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts will announce a run for Senate on Saturday morning at the East Boston Social Center, challenging Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, who has served in Congress for more than 40 years.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

New details reveal acrimonious split between Epstein and Duke of York
On August 19, Buckingham Palace put out a statement signed by Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, that was emphatic in distancing the British Royal from the late disgraced financier, Jeffrey Epstein.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Analysis: Zuckerberg's charm offensive shows Facebook founder has learned from his previous trips to DC
There's a side of official Washington that few Americans typically see, let alone experience. It exists, for the most part, beyond the reach of television cameras, away from congressional meeting rooms, often after normal business hours; a world of private cocktail receptions, salon dinners and one-on-one sessions with powerful people.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

A lot of Democratic presidential candidates are trailing in their home states. That's bad.
First things first: The theme song of the week is Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Analysis: A lot of Democratic presidential candidates are trailing in their home states. That's bad.
First things first: The theme song of the week is Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Rep. Joe Kennedy to kick off primary challenge to Sen. Ed Markey
Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts will announce a run for Senate on Saturday morning at the East Boston Social Center, challenging Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, who has served in Congress for more than 40 years.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Confusion and frustration in tent courts along the Texas border
Lawyers and legal observers expressed confusion and frustration this week as immigration hearings ramped up at two new tent facilities along the US-Mexico border in Laredo and Brownsville, Texas.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2019

Trump unleashed: He's talking more and tweeting more
For better or worse, we're getting more Donald Trump these days.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Warren: 'Congress is complicit' by failing to start impeachment proceedings against Trump
Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted on Friday evening that "Congress is complicit" in failing to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after the news broke that Trump had pressed Ukraine's President to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, according to a person familiar with the situation.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Top State Department official with ties to Russian agent Butina's boyfriend will depart post
The State Department's top official for arms control will depart her post next month after months of controversy, triggered by the revelation that she had not disclosed a close relationship she once had with the former boyfriend of Russian agent Maria Butina.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Trump's interest in Ukraine ramped up as Giuliani pressed on Biden claims
President Donald Trump's stance on Ukraine has evolved over the past year from one of general uninterest to a more engaged approach as he has discussed allegations of wrongdoing involving former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, people familiar with the matter said.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Here's the guest list for Friday's state dinner with Australia
President Donald Trump hosted Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a state dinner Friday night, with guests from both countries.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Trump hosts second state dinner
The Trump administration held its second state dinner on Friday night in honor of the visit of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife Jenny. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump opened the doors of the White House to dozens of invited guests to enjoy a seated, black-tie dinner under the stars in the Rose Garden. Melania Trump directed the overall look and feel of the dinner, which took several months to coordinate, from the menu of sunchoke ravioli and Dover sole, to the green and gold décor motif (inspired by Australia's national colors,) the floral centerpieces of roses and golden wattle (the visiting country's symbolic flower,) and the entertainment, which included the US Army Strings ensemble, who lined up single file to perform along the lengthy West Wing Colonnade.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Trump will hold session on religious persecution instead of attending UN climate summit
When President Donald Trump visits the UN on Monday, many of his fellow world leaders will be participating in a summit meant to address climate change. Trump won't be there.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

The Point: President Trump's international complications
Those hoping for progress in Congress on gun control proposals this week saw no forward movement at all, as Republicans continued to hold out for a sign from President Donald Trump on what he wanted to see.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Biden grows emotional talking about his late son Beau
Crowds in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, pointed out a bald eagle perched nearby, which prompted former Vice President Joe Biden to recall an emotional story about his son Beau.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Joe Biden slams Trump's comments on his Ukraine dealings
Joe Biden pushed back on President Donald Trump's unproven claims that Biden and his son Hunter Biden had acted inappropriately in their dealings with the Ukrainian government during Biden's time as vice president.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

13 Marines charged in case related to human smuggling operations
Thirteen Marines have been formally charged with involvement in human smuggling operations, the US Marine Corps announced Friday.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Trump pressured Ukraine's President to investigate Biden's son
President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine's president during a July phone call to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son Hunter, suggesting roughly eight times he work with Rudy Giuliani, his personal lawyer, to carry out the probe, according to a new report Friday by The Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

What's going on with Trump and Biden and Ukraine
As of Friday, it is not exactly clear what led to a mysterious whistleblower complaint filed against President Donald Trump that has taken Washington by storm, but it is clear that the US President wants to use Ukraine against former Vice President Joe Biden.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Deal could allow the US to send some asylum seekers back to El Salvador
The US and El Salvador signed an agreement on Friday that could prevent some asylum seekers from seeking refuge in the US, but that overall is designed to curb illegal migration by increasing security and economic opportunity in El Salvador, according to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan and El Salvadoran Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill Tinoco.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

WSJ: Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's President to investigate Biden's son
President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine's president during a July phone call to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son Hunter, suggesting roughly eight times he work with Rudy Giuliani, his personal lawyer, to carry out the probe, according to a new report Friday by The Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Iowa Democrats get green light for 'satellite caucuses' plan
The Iowa Democratic Party's new plan for the 2020 presidential caucuses was conditionally approved Friday by the Democratic National Committee Rules and Bylaws Committee, just two weeks after their "virtual caucusing" proposal was rejected due to security concerns.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

California, New York sue to block Trump administration from revoking higher auto emissions standards waiver
California and New York filed a lawsuit Friday to try to block the Trump administration from revoking the states' authority to set their own vehicle emission standards.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner attending wedding alongside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
No need to save seats for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner at Friday night's White House state dinner for Australia.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Pelosi calls for law to be able to indict presidents
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Friday for legislation to ensure sitting US presidents can be indicted for crimes.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Top general says US isn't sending extra troops to Syria
The US will not be sending any additional troops to Syria even though US troops will perform additional tasks as part of an arrangement with Turkey to patrol a buffer zone along the Syrian-Turkish border, a zone designed to reduce tensions with Ankara, a top US general said Thursday.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Hillary Clinton: Trump 'asked a foreign power to help him win an election. Again'
Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump on Friday after his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani admitted to asking Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, who is currently the Democratic front-runner to challenge Trump in next year's presidential election.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Whistleblower timeline: Team Trump contacts and Ukraine
President Donald Trump's interactions and decisions on Ukraine are under new scrutiny following reports that an intelligence whistleblower's complaint is related to the country.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Trump expected to meet with senior officials on refugee ceiling
President Donald Trump is expected to meet Friday afternoon with senior State Department, Department of Homeland Security, Pentagon and White House officials to discuss and likely set a refugee cap for next year, CNN has learned.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

The whistleblower affair, in brief
Washington is buzzing over explosive claims about Donald Trump's dealings with a foreign leader. But there's still a big mystery over whether anything untoward actually happened.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Analysis: The whistleblower affair, in brief
Washington is buzzing over explosive claims about Donald Trump's dealings with a foreign leader. But there's still a big mystery over whether anything untoward actually happened.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Homeland Security counterterrorism strategy focuses on white supremacy threat
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Friday released the department's counterterrorism strategy, outlining the ongoing threats from foreign terrorism and focusing on domestic terror threats, particularly white supremacism.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner take Roman holiday for posh wedding
No need to save seats for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner at Friday night's White House state dinner for Australia.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

New York Times: FBI issued more 'secret subpoenas' in counterterrorism fight than previously known
The FBI has issued "secret subpoenas" to a greater number of companies in its counterterrorism efforts than previously known, The New York Times reported Friday.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

President Trump downplays whistleblower claims in Oval Office
President Donald Trump downplayed on Friday a complaint submitted by an intelligence whistleblower that reportedly involves Ukraine.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

The Point: Donald Trump's pushback on the DNI whistleblower mystery makes literally zero sense
Some times when President Donald Trump talks, all you can do is shake your head in amazement.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

CNN and The Des Moines Register to release Iowa caucus poll Saturday
CNN and The Des Moines Register will release their fourth Iowa poll on Saturday gauging where presidential candidates stand in the state that kicks off the 2020 Democratic nomination contests.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

GOP Rep. Tom Reed diagnosed with pneumonia after fall in House office building
Republican Rep. Tom Reed of New York has been diagnosed with pneumonia after taking a fall in a House office building.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

FAA needs to be 'humble' after 737 MAX crashes, administrator says
Federal Aviation Administration chief Stephen Dickson says his agency must be "humble" about areas for improvement after approving the Boeing 737 MAX, the plane models that crashed twice in less than six months killing 346 people.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Analysis: New revelations deepen scandal over Trump whistleblower complaint
Washington's newest scandal, over a whistleblower's complaint about President Donald Trump, intensified Thursday amid revelations that the White House and Justice Department tried to keep it quiet.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

GOP Senate candidate Jason Lewis said Republicans have 'dual loyalties' to Israel, 'Jewish lobby' controls the party
Jason Lewis, a Republican running for US Senate in Minnesota, once said Republicans had "dual loyalties" to Israel, adding that support for the country was the result of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and a "very strong American Jewish lobby."

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Trump announces new Iran sanctions after Saudi attack
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has applied new sanctions on Iran's central bank, days after the attack on a Saudi oil facility that the US has blamed on Tehran.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Trump addresses whistleblower claims in Oval Office
President Donald Trump downplayed on Friday a complaint submitted by an intelligence whistleblower that reportedly involves Ukraine.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Trumps welcome Australian Prime Minister for second official state dinner
A White House state dinner is almost always an opportunity for a president and a first lady to showcase the significance and grandeur of the White House, as well as the cultural components of the host and guest countries, their notable residents, and special flourishes -- flags, flowers, curated menu, black-tie dress code and the like.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

The Point: Is Beto O'Rourke single-handedly dooming a gun control bill?
Beto O'Rourke is back in the middle of the 2020 conversation, following his proposal during last week's third presidential debate that AR-15s and AK-47s would be subject to a mandatory gun buyback program if he is elected president.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Greta Thunberg: The teenage old soul of the climate crisis
In person, she is tiny.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

The Point: This week perfectly captures the toxic culture of Donald Trump's Washington
President Donald Trump's willingness to use the levers of official power in Washington as his personal playground combined with his utter disdain for truth and facts create a toxic culture that seeps into all levels of his administration, producing often troubling real-world consequences.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Schiff threatens legal action over access to whistleblower complaint
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday that his committee may use legal action to get access to a whistleblower complaint involving President Donald Trump's communications with a foreign leader.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Bill de Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he is ending his presidential campaign.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she has lung cancer and is undergoing treatment
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday that she is undergoing treatment for recently-discovered lung cancer.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

Resettlement offices close as fewer refugees are allowed into the US
For 57 years, the Church World Service resettlement office in Richmond, Virginia, served thousands of refugees from around the world, helping them get their feet off the ground in the United States after fleeing dangerous conditions and persecution in their home countries. Some who passed through moved on once they settled in, while others came back to work at the office and assist fellow refugees.

CNN Politics
Sep 20, 2019

New revelations deepen scandal over Trump whistleblower complaint
Washington's newest scandal, over a whistleblower's complaint about President Donald Trump, intensified Thursday amid revelations that the White House and Justice Department tried to keep it quiet.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Rudy Giuliani denies asking Ukraine to investigate Biden -- before admitting it
President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani on Thursday denied asking Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden moments before admitting that he had done just that.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Administration looking to divert more money from Pentagon budget for wall construction, source says
The Trump administration is discussing diverting more money from the Pentagon budget to constructing the border wall, a US official familiar with funding of the project told CNN.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Education Department says Duke-UNC Middle East studies program favors Islam over Christianity, Judaism
The US Department of Education is threatening to revoke a university Middle East studies program's federal funding, alleging -- among other complaints -- that its curriculum fails to address the plight of the region's Christians and Jews.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Washington Post: Ben Carson made dismissive comments about transgender people in internal meeting, attendees say
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson made dismissive comments in a recent meeting that multiple people present interpreted as an attack on transgender people, The Washington Post reported Thursday.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

The Point: What happened to Kamala Harris?
If you asked any smart Democrats on June 28 who they believed, in their hearts of hearts, would be the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, 9 in 10 would have said Kamala Harris.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Maine laws expanding abortion access go into effect
Maine laws expanding who can provide abortions and who can have abortions covered by insurance are now in effect, in another blue state effort to protect abortion access in the face of national flux.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

US expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN citing national security threat
The US has ordered two Cuban diplomats assigned to the United Nations to leave the country immediately, alleging that the envoys were engaged in "influence operations against the United States."

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Federal judge halts California law forcing Trump to release tax returns to qualify for ballot
A federal judge has ordered a temporary injunction against the California law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to secure a spot on the state's presidential primary ballot -- a law aimed at President Donald Trump, who has not released his tax returns.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Immigration agency will re-allow requests for medical deferments to avoid deportation
The Department of Homeland Security will again allow undocumented immigrants with serious medical conditions to apply to remain in the United States, reversing a controversial move from this summer that ended the practice and led to a public outcry.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Trump's phone calls with foreign leaders are everything you think they would be
He angrily hung up on the Australian Prime Minister. He dialed Mexico's President as a room full of reporters watched. And he's distributed his personal cell-phone number to at least two world leaders, urging them to call directly.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Marianne Williamson entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories in 2012 interview
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson once entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories on a radio show hosted by a prominent "truther" who claimed that the World Trade Center attacks were orchestrated by a "Zionist organized crime outfit."

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Buttigieg swipes at Warren for being 'evasive' on health care
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed Sen. Elizabeth Warren's adopted "Medicare for All" plan on Thursday, calling her "extremely evasive" when it came to whether or not the proposal calls for raising taxes on the middle class.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Buttigieg unveils 'Medicare for All Who Want It' plan
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg outlines his new 'Medicare for All Who Want It' health care plan.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Intel Inspector General suggested whistleblower had concerns about multiple actions
The inspector general for the intelligence community has been unwilling so far to share details of the controversial whistleblower complaint that is at the center of a dispute between the director of national intelligence and Congress, as he answers questions behind closed doors in an ongoing intelligence committee hearing on Thursday, according to multiple sources.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Emily Clyburn, civil rights activist and wife to House majority whip, dies at 80
Emily Clyburn, the longtime librarian, civil rights activist and wife to Rep. Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking African American member of Congress, died Thursday morning at the age of 80, the congressman's office announced.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders campaign hits 1 million donors
Sen. Bernie Sanders has received contributions from 1 million donors, his 2020 campaign announced Thursday.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

The Point: The 26 most off-the-rails lines from Donald Trump's press gaggle aboard Air Force One
As President Donald Trump jetted back to Washington after several days on the West Coast, he ventured to the press seats on Air Force One to talk to reporters, and talk he did!

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown
The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to temporarily extend funding for the federal government and avert a shutdown at the end of the month.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Feds say Florida man's alleged racist threats against Charlottesville candidate prompted him to quit race
A Florida man who authorities say has a history of expressing white supremacist beliefs was arrested for allegedly threatening a prospective candidate for city council in Charlottesville, Virginia, prompting the would-be candidate to abandon their campaign, an indictment unsealed Wednesday says.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

McConnell backs $250 million to boost election security and Democrats are claiming victory
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has long resisted Democratic calls to pass additional election security legislation, threw his support Thursday behind an amendment to provide $250 million in grants to states to bolster election security.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg visits Washington to discuss election security, data privacy
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a rare visit to the nation's capital this week to meet with some of his harshest critics, seeking to bridge a divide between the social media giant and policymakers who have grown increasingly skeptical of its dominance.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

White House also involved in advising DNI not to share whistleblower complaint
The White House and the Justice Department have advised the nation's top intelligence agency that the controversial complaint is outside intelligence activities as covered by laws governing intelligence whistleblowers, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

The Point: The 2020 top tier is just two candidates now
There are -- still! -- 20 candidates running for the Democratic presidential nomination. But, at the moment, it looks like a two-horse race.

CNN Politics
Sep 19, 2019

'Alexa, I want to make a political contribution': Amazon announces new 2020 donations feature
Starting next month, customers will be able to donate up to $200 to US presidential campaigns through Amazon's Alexa.

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