Here are 60-plus seconds from the congressional baseball game to make you feel a little bit better about politics
June 15, 2017 With barely time to process the horror, those same lawmakers, staffers and Capitol Hill police officers are on yet another baseball field Thursday night for the annual charity congressional baseball game. They're still playing as Republicans vs ...
Guns and grudges: A brief summary of the blood-price paid by US politics
June 14, 2017 But before today's targeted attack on Republican legislators practising their baseball skills for a nonpartisan charity match, there was the shooting of Democrat Gabby Giffords. That 2011 incident, which involved the deaths of six other people ...
The morning after Virginia's primary, shooting puts politics on hold
June 14, 2017 The shooting in Alexandria on Wednesday put some politicking on hold, a day after Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam won their parties' primaries for Virginia governor. The newly minted GOP ticket ... “Due to the today's events, 2017 ...
Oprah Winfrey Talks Politics: "I Will Never Run for Public Office"
June 13, 2017 The TV titan host denied any speculation to the contrary in an interview on The Hollywood Reporter's "Awards Chatter" podcast.
Sean Spicer: Maryland, DC lawsuit against Trump motivated by 'partisan politics'
June 12, 2017 White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday the lawsuit filed by attorneys general for Maryland and the District of Columbia against President Trump is motivated by "partisan politics.
Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete
June 11, 2017 PARIS - Emmanuel Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete. The newly elected French leader's gamble that voters wanted to throw out old faces and try something new is paying off in full - first by giving him the presidency and, on ...
What's next for Comey? Maybe law, corporate work, politics
June 10, 2017 WASHINGTON - So what's next for James Comey? The former FBI director boldly challenged the president who fired him, accused the Trump administration of lying and supplied material that could be used to build a case against President Donald Trump.
Watching DUP play kingmakers of UK politics best done from behind couch
June 9, 2017 For English people of all hues, including those blissfully disinterested inhabitants of the shires, the deal between the DUP and the Conservatives will glare light on the true nature of the strange creatures who inhabit the nether regions of their ...
Emergency Politics Podcast: The UK Election
June 9, 2017 The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team called an emergency podcast to react to the results of the U.K. election. No party won a majority in a snap election called by Prime Minister Theresa May, who was hoping to expand her previous majority as she ...
Week In Politics: Comey Testifies Before Senate Committee
June 9, 2017 NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political analysts Guy Benson of and Matthew Yglesias of Vox about former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and reaction by the White House and others.
Politics : Twitter had a new hero in Lord Buckethead last night — the 'intergalactic space lord' who challenged ...
June 9, 2017 In the early hours of election morning, a man who calls himself Lord Buckethead took on the prime minister. Born Jonathan David, Lord Buckethead managed to take 249 seats away from Theresa May in her constituency of Maidenhead. This wasn't a huge ...
Iran, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf: A tangled web of politics and terror
June 8, 2017 Following the alleged hacking of Qatar's national media website -- allegedly by Russian hackers -- which revealed comments made by Sheikh Tamim about Iran and the need to normalize relations with the Lebanese military group Hezbollah, Saudi Arabia, ...
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show
June 7, 2017 Chris Stigall talks about Colleen Campbell's rant against a police officer, James Comey's upcoming Congressional testimony, and whether or not President Trump's twitter habits hurt his agenda.
OnPolitics Today: Donald Trump vs. Reality Winner
June 6, 2017 Reality Leigh Winner, along with 4.3 million other Americans, had been granted top security clearance despite regularly tweeting about Trump being a "fascist" and standing with Iran if war is declared.
Column: The economics (and politics) of Trump's Paris withdrawal
June 6, 2017 The announcement on June 1 by President Donald Trump that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement was misguided, and the justifications Trump provided were - at best - misleading and, to some degree, simply untruthful.
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