Politics

Prosecution presents closing arguments in Manafort trial
August 15, 2018

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — Closing statement are underway in the financial crimes trial of Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman…

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White House economic office faces criticism over incorrect African American economic figures
August 15, 2018

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The White House Council of Economic Advisers is facing backlash from economists after it acknowledged providing incorrect…

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Progressive candidates bounce back in key Midwest races
August 15, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A slate of primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin on Tuesday delivered key answers in some of…

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HUD to revisit rule intended to curb housing segregation
August 15, 2018

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration wants to change a rule aimed at forcing cities to actively combat housing segregation…

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Omarosa Manigault addresses Trump arbitration filing in 'Daily Show' interview
August 15, 2018

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Omarosa Manigault Newman addressed a legal filing by the Trump campaign — sort of — as…

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Joe Biden cancels campaign event due to illness 'under doctor's orders'
August 15, 2018

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Former Vice President Joe Biden canceled plans to campaign for Democrats in Illinois this week due…

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Progressive Christine Hallquist becomes 1st transgender gubernatorial nominee for major party
August 15, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Christine Hallquist, who is running as a progressive Democrat in Vermont, made history on Tuesday as she became…

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Defense Department's top spokesperson under investigation for misusing staff for personal reasons
August 14, 2018

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon’s Inspector General is investigating the Defense Department’s top spokesperson for the possible misuse of her…

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WH press secretary: Can't offer 'guarantee' there is no N-word recording
August 14, 2018

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that she could not offer a “guarantee” that the…

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White House sources: Special counsel’s team never requested to speak with Omarosa Manigault Newman while she was a White House staffer
August 14, 2018

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sources close to the White House tell ABC News that the team that worked with Special Counsel…

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