Politics

The Latest: Walkouts spark protests against gun violence

The latest wave of school walkouts has sparked large demonstrations against gun violence in several cities.

Candidate: A 'misogynist-in-chief' drives us

A record number of women are running for office in the 2018 midterm elections. CNN's Kyung Lah learns many of them say they're fueled out of frustration with President Donald Trump.

Why Adem Bunkeddeko Is Taking on the Democratic…

This 30-year-old wants a new generation of Democrats — and he's leading the charge by running for Congress in New York.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity…

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign

What happens when judges judge themselves

Even in this #metoo era, it is rare for allegations - of sexual harassment or otherwise - to come to light against federal judges. CNN's Joan Biskupic explains.

The Future of Legalization and Decriminalization

The Root's Michael Harriot discusses the road to legalizing marijuana and whether industry support from people like John Boehner will move the process along.

Judge: Trump lawyer must make sworn statement to…

A federal judge in Los Angeles has told lawyers for President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen that he needs to file a declaration in court in order to delay a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels

WaPo: Sessions might quit if Rosenstein fired

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly told the White House he might quit if President Trump were to fire his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, according to the Washington Post.

Stormy Daniels's Lawyer Considers Defamation Suit…

The lawyer representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels says it is an "outrage" that President Trump attacked his client on Twitter. "I'm not going to tolerate it," Avenatti told Cheddar Thursday.

Kansas officials boost projected tax collections by $540M

Kansas officials have issued a new fiscal forecast that boosts projected tax collections by a total of $540 million through June 2019

Comey Investigated Over Possible Classified Breach

When James Comey gave four memos to a friend detailing his interactions with President Trump, he took pains to make sure they contained no classified information, the former FBI chief told Congress last year. However, the Justice Department is now investigating whether he was wrong about that, reports the Wall...

Cooper: A smear effort against Mueller, Comey

CNN's Anderson Cooper explains the coordinated effort to spread false or misleading information about Robert Mueller and James Comey.

Another Power Outage Leaves Most Puerto Ricans in…

Large swaths of Puerto Rico lost power Wednesday, the second major service interruption in less than two weeks. That makes efforts to recover from Hurricane Maria even harder, says Kelly Macias, a staff writer at the Daily Kos. Thousands of people on the island have been in the dark since the storm hit in September.

Haslam signs Sunday wine, liquor bill into law

The Latest: Greitens: Gardner out to "smear" my name

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says he will have his day in court and clear his name, now that he faces a second felony charge that he calls another effort by St. Louis' top prosecutor to "smear" him

Source: Kim Jong Un calls off nuclear tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the regime no longer needs nuclear tests or intercontinental ballistic missile tests, state-run KCNA reported Saturday. CNN's Will Ripley has the story.

The Collective PAC Wants America's Government to…

90% of America's elected officials are white. This new PAC is helping Black candidates get their voices heard.