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  • South Carolina voter told to remove 'Trump' shirt in order to vote: report

    November 8, 2018 12:55 AM 156

    A man trying to vote in South Carolina was reportedly told to remove his "Trump" shirt before he could cast a ballot in the midterm election Tuesday. (Todd Price via Storyful) A man in South Carolina who was donning a T-shirt that showed his support of President Trump was reportedly told to remove the article of clothing if he wanted to vote in Tuesday's

  • Top Senate Democrat Schumer: Whitaker should recuse himself from Russia probe

    November 7, 2018 9:26 PM 101

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who was appointed by President Donald Trump after he fired Jeff Sessions, should recuse himself from oversight of the Russia probe. “Given his previous comments advocating defunding and imposing limitations on the Mueller investigation

  • Trump holds post-Election Day press conference

    November 7, 2018 3:50 PM 157

    President Trump holds his first press conference since the midterm elections. Speaking from the White House Wednesday, Trump is expected to tout the Election Day results as a victory for the Republican Party. The president has already called it a "tremendous success" on Twitter. "Received so many Congratulations from so many on our Big Victory last night

  • Trump says Democrat Pelosi 'deserves' to be House speaker

    November 7, 2018 1:52 PM 92

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threw his support behind top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi, saying she ought to be U.S. House Speaker, one day after Democrats won enough seats in the midterm congressional election to take control of Congress’ lower chamber. “In all fairness, Nancy Pelosi deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House

  • Republicans, Dems get ready for House leadership battles in coming weeks

    November 7, 2018 10:01 AM 132

    From the GOP’s gains in the Senate to Nancy Pelosi’s vindication, here’s a look at some of the newsworthy wins of the 2018 midterm election. Internal, leadership battles are likely to consume the House of Representatives over the coming weeks. House Republicans have set their internal leadership races for next week. In many respects, losing the House

  • Keith Ellison elected Minnesota AG despite domestic abuse allegations

    November 7, 2018 9:01 AM 109

    DNC chair Tom Perez won't say if he believes the domestic abuse claims against the Minnesota Democrat. Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison has been elected as the state Attorney General, fending off his Republican opponent in an election mired with domestic abuse allegations. Ellison, the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, defeated

  • Jason Sudeikis Donated More to Olivia Wilde's Mom's Campaign Than She Did

    November 6, 2018 8:14 PM 118

    Jason Sudeikis must really want to get on his future mother-in-law's good side, 'cause he slightly one-upped his bae, Olivia Wilde, by donating more to her mom's campaign than she did. According to campaign finance records, Jason personally donated $5,400 to Leslie Cockburn's congressional campaign in late 2017. Cockburn's running for Congress in Virginia's

  • Pelosi talks up 'San Francisco values' at fundraiser: 'That's what we're about'

    November 5, 2018 2:49 PM 2879

    Several Democratic House candidates have said they would not vote for Pelosi as speaker. Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer says both parties will set themselves up for 2020 after the midterms. Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader hoping to reclaim the speaker's gavel after the midterms, over the weekend staunchly defended “San Francisco values

  • Dana Rohrabacher, Debbie Stabenow

    November 5, 2018 1:48 PM 102

    The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. - John James, running as a Republican for the Senate from Michigan, is a spectacular young star of the future. We should

  • Trump on Twitter (November 4): Marsha Blackburn, Brian Kemp

    November 5, 2018 3:40 AM 112

    The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. - WOW - Departing the White House shortly. See you soon Georgia! #MAGA bit.ly/2Rx2jcY [1335 EDT] - On my way to Macon, Georgia