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Midwest Democrats Look to Tuesday's Races to Upend GOP Gains

Midwest Democrats Look to Tuesday's Races to Upend GOP Gains

By Steve Peoples and Scott Bauer | Aug 14
Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest as the 2018 primary season roars through Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Vermont Exec Would be Nation's First Transgender Governor

Vermont Exec Would be Nation's First Transgender Governor

By Wilson Ring | Aug 13
A former energy company executive from Vermont has a shot at becoming the nation's first transgender governor - but she says that's not the main reason she's running.

Missouri Republicans Slam House GOP Primary Winner: 'Vile'

Missouri Republicans Slam House GOP Primary Winner: 'Vile'

Aug 13
Missouri Republican leaders are condemning the winner of a GOP primary for a northwest Missouri seat saying they didn't recruit or support the candidate who has said "Hitler was right" and promoted conspiracies about Jewish "cabals" that torture children.

Trump Praises Kanye West after Kimmel Appearance

Trump Praises Kanye West after Kimmel Appearance

Aug 12
President Donald Trump is thanking Kanye West after the rapper talked about his support for Trump during an appearance Thursday on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

Facing Indictment, GOP Rep. Chris Collins Stepping Down

Facing Indictment, GOP Rep. Chris Collins Stepping Down

Aug 11
In an about-face, U.S. Rep. Chris Collins is ending his re-election bid days after the Republican was charged with insider trading.

Trump, at Golf Club, Intent on Projecting He's Hard at Work

Trump, at Golf Club, Intent on Projecting He's Hard at Work

Aug 11
President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call it "vacation."

Omarosa in New Book: I Saw Trump's Racism 'With My Own Eyes'

Omarosa in New Book: I Saw Trump's Racism 'With My Own Eyes'

By Jill Colvin | Aug 11
Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that there are tapes of President Donald Trump using racial slurs and that she saw him behaving "like a dog off the leash" at numerous events.

Avenatti Pitch in Iowa: 'When They Go Low ... We Hit Harder'

Avenatti Pitch in Iowa: 'When They Go Low ... We Hit Harder'

By Catherine Lucey | Aug 11
Michael Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president for porn actress Stormy Daniels, has told Iowa Democrats that the party needs a bare-knuckle fighter to take back the White House.

NFL Players Emphasize Reasons for Anthem Demonstrations

NFL Players Emphasize Reasons for Anthem Demonstrations

By Rob Maaddi | Aug 11
While the NFL continues discussions with the players' union regarding a national anthem policy, players who demonstrate are emphasizing they are protesting social injustice, racial inequality and systematic oppression.

AP Analysis: On Enthusiasm, Democrats Have Advantage

AP Analysis: On Enthusiasm, Democrats Have Advantage

By Bill Barrow | Aug 11
Democratic voters were more enthusiastic than Republicans in nearly a dozen federal special elections since President Donald Trump took office, an Associated Press analysis found,

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