Trump is ‘a symptom and not the cause’ of the trade war with China

Escalating trade tensions between the United States and China would have manifested with or without Donald Trump, experts said at the Singapore Summit on Saturday. While the U.S. president's "crazy" ways have worsened it, he's...

Ted Cruz Campaign is Mailing Donation Requests Disguised as Legal Summonses

Ted Cruz’s Texas Senatorial campaign has sent hundreds of thousands of mailers seeking donations that are meant to look like official county summons, a high-ranking campaign official confirmed to Newsweek. The brown envelopes read “SUMMONS...

Cohen talks with Mueller bode ominously for entire Trump family

Emily Jane Fox, senior reporter for Vanity Fair, talks with Rachel Maddow about her reporting that Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen, who is intimately familiar with the entire Trump family, has been...

GOP Florida House candidate put on probation after lying about degree

A former Republican candidate who dropped out of the race for a Florida legislative seat last month following reports that she lied about graduating from college will be performing community service to avoid prosecution. The...

Trump breaking norms? How about Obama?

When Barack Obama took the oath of office as president in 2009, George W. Bush wished him well and left the political stage, determined to never publicly criticize his successor. It is a vow...

Plea deal exposes Paul Manafort as bare-knuckled political operative

Paul Manafort's plea deal Friday with special counsel Robert Mueller's team raised questions about what information President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman offered prosecutors in exchange for reduced federal charges. Yet the government's 24-page...

Nobel Prize winner Shiller sees ‘bad times in the stock market’ ahead

Nobel laureate Robert Shiller thinks investors ought to ignore the recent burst in corporate profits and focus on longer-term valuation, which he says carries foreboding news for the stock market. At a time when earnings...

U.S. ‘Likely’ Surpasses Saudi Arabia, Russia As Largest Crude Oil Producer

The United States has "likely" surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world's largest producer of crude oil, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says. The EIA on September 12 said that based on...

Sen. King says he’ll vote ‘no’ on Kavanaugh’s nomination for Supreme Court

Maine's independent U.S. senator cites 5 reasons for his decision, and says the 'stakes are too high' to support President Trump's nominee. Sen. Angus King said Wednesday that he will vote against confirming U.S. Supreme...

Willie Nelson Will Headline a Rally for Beto O’Rourke

The end-of-September event is the first time Nelson has ever performed directly on behalf of a political candidate At his annual 4th of July Picnic near Austin earlier this summer, Willie Nelson welcomed Texas Senate...

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