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December 14, 2018 9:36 AM California's chief justice leaves GOP; cites Kavanaugh confirmation to Supreme Court

California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye delivers her State of the Judiciary address before a joint session of the Legislature at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. (Associated Press) The chief justice of California’s Supreme Court announced that she quietly left the Republican Party over the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme 118

December 10, 2018 6:29 PM Rick Scott spent more than $63.5 million of own money on Senate race

Three-term Democratic Senator Bill Nelson called Republican Rick Scott to concede just minutes after official recount results were posted; Peter Doocy reports from Tallahassee. Rick Scott spent $63.5 million of his own money in his successful Senate campaign this year – a record amount. Scott’s contribution accounts for about 76 percent of the more than $83.7 million 120

December 3, 2018 6:44 PM 'I'm Upset I Even Have to Say This.' Pete Davidson Addresses Struggle With Borderline Personality Disorder

Pete Davidson has publicly addressed his struggle with borderline personality disorder as well as the bullying he says he has endured because of the mental illness. The Saturday Night Live cast member, who has recently come under public scrutiny for both his breakup with Ariana Grande and a skit on SNL in which he made a controversial joke about a GOP congressional 126

December 2, 2018 1:52 AM Rep. Steve Scalise Praises George H.W. Bush, Says It's Good Trump Will Attend Funeral

Congressman Steve Scalise remembers George H.W. Bush as a great leader who continued being so long after his presidency ... even helping out his state in a time of crisis. We got he GOP House Whip at the Reagan National Airport Saturday and asked him about the passing of the former Prez, who died Friday night in Houston. Steve calls Bush a "warm and gentle 97

November 27, 2018 9:10 PM Democrat Cox extends lead in California US House contest over Republican Rep. Valadao

T.J. Cox, seen here, has edged ahead of Republican David Valadao in a U.S. House race in California's farm belt, where votes continue to be counted. (Andy Alfaro/Modesto Bee via AP) Democrat T.J. Cox pulled ahead of Republican U.S. Rep. David Valadao following an updated vote count Monday in one of the last House race to be decided the election season 237

November 8, 2018 4:55 PM President Trump considers Kris Kobach, Lindsey Graham, Chris Christie, Rudy Giuliani for attorney general

President Trump is considering a handful of loyalists as possible replacements for Jeff Sessions after his unceremonious exit as attorney general, people familiar with the matter said Thursday. Following months of public spats, Trump finally fired Sessions on Wednesday and replaced him temporarily with the AG chief of staff Matthew Whitaker, a political 73

November 7, 2018 10:01 AM Republicans, Dems get ready for House leadership battles in coming weeks

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 145

November 7, 2018 5:00 AM LINDA STASI: Thanks, Donald, for putting over 100 women in Congress

Donald Trump has just manifested his worst nightmare: More than 100 women in suits — and not skimpy bathing suits this time — are coming for him. For the first time in history — nearly 100 years since women won the vote — more than 100 women won the vote again — this time for seats in Congress. And this historic, record-breaking assault on the white 67

November 7, 2018 1:54 AM Election Night in the US

Abrams trailing as they count the votes in Georgia governor's race White House press secretary Sarah Sanders offered a cautiously optimistic outlook as midterm results continued to roll in tonight. Sanders touted several of the early gains, particularly Indiana Senate GOP candidate Mike Braun's win and Kentucky Rep. Andy Barr's re-election, arguing that the President's 102

November 5, 2018 2:49 PM Pelosi talks up 'San Francisco values' at fundraiser: 'That's what we're about'

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 2948