Category Archives: CNN – Politics

Joe Biden’s experience sets him apart. It could also hurt him in 2020.

Joe Biden’s experience sets him apart. It could also hurt him in 2020.

If former Vice President Joe Biden enters the 2020 race, his more than four-decades-long career in Washington will face fresh scrutiny, including his work on criminal justice and financial reform issues. Biden, who served six terms in the Senate and eight years as vice president under President Barack Obama, has repeatedly said he feels he…MORE

All the President’s broken men

All the President’s broken men

They once were Donald Trump’s strutting, sharp-suited alpha male political and legal fixers, living high and playing the game hard, seemingly immune from the consequences of their willingness to walk on the dark side. But now, hubris has humbled Roger Stone, Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort. One is already in jail, another is headed there…MORE

Federal judge presses administration on family separations dating before June 2018

Federal judge presses administration on family separations dating before June 2018

A federal judge pressed government lawyers Thursday over whether the administration should be required to identify the thousands of children and parents who were separated at the southern border and released from government custody before June 26, 2018. The exchange came during a hearing for Ms. L et al. vs. Immigration and Customs Enforcement et…MORE

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will travel to Iowa this weekend

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will travel to Iowa this weekend

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s considering a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, will make a trip to Iowa this weekend. The Woodbury County Democratic Party announced de Blasio will make an appearance at a meet-and-greet event on Saturday afternoon, and an aide confirmed to CNN a report by the Des Moines…MORE

Democratic presidential candidates back off statements of support for Jussie Smollett

Democratic presidential candidates back off statements of support for Jussie Smollett

Democratic presidential candidates backed off their statements of support for actor Jussie Smollett on Thursday after he was arrested on the suspicion of falsifying a police report, saying he’s done a disservice to victims of hate crimes. Several prominent Democratic politicians and 2020 presidential candidates had issued strong statements of support after Smollett, an actor…MORE

Steve King plans to seek re-election: ‘I have nothing to apologize for’

Steve King plans to seek re-election: ‘I have nothing to apologize for’

Rep. Steve King said he plans to run for re-election and rejected responsibility for his statements in The New York Times that appeared to defended white nationalism. “I have nothing to apologize for,” the Iowa Republican said in an interview released Thursday when asked if he was sorry for his words. He was being interviewed…MORE

What Roger Stone doesn’t get

What Roger Stone doesn’t get

Roger Stone’s hero is Richard Nixon. He has a shrine of Nixon memorabilia in his house. He’s fond of flashing Nixon’s victory sign — at the most inappropriate moments. Nixon viewed everything — EVERYTHING — as a political campaign to either win or lose. With the entire world divided between his opponents and his allies.…MORE

There is no custom code to display.