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WikiLeaks’ Assange hauled from embassy, faces US charge

British police on Thursday hauled a bearded and shouting Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy where he was holed up for nearly seven years, and the U.S. charged the WikiLeaks founder with conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to get their hands on government secrets.

House Democrats ask IRS to provide Trump’s tax returns

A new battle is brewing between President Donald Trump and House Democrats, this time over the president's tax returns.

Pelosi says Democrats to sue over Trump’s wall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will sue to prevent what they say is President Donald Trump's "stealing" of billions of dollars from federal programs and diverting it to building barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Some Democrats in 2020 campaign reaching out to rural areas

Deanna Miller Berry doesn’t often see presidential candidates. So when New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker recently came to Bamberg County, South Carolina, she was primed to unload about a contaminated water system.

Democrats respond to Pence visit

The Kentucky Democratic Party has released a statement on Mike Pence's visit to Bevin's fundraising event.

House Dems probe White House handling of Saudi nuclear plan

A new congressional report says senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials.

Possible impeachment could further upend Virginia politics

Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state’s second most powerful leader as they struggle to address revelations of past racist behavior and allegations of sexual assault roiling its highest levels of office.

Hoyer says Trump holding government ‘hostage’

The No. 2 House Democrat is blaming President Donald Trump for the partial government shutdown and says Trump is holding the government "hostage."

House Dems approve plan to re-open government

House Democrats have approved a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall.

Judge: Democrat can’t force Kentucky speaker to testify

A judge has ruled Kentucky's incoming GOP House speaker does not have to answer the questions of a newly elected Democrat facing an election challenge from his Republican rival.
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Kentucky House Democrats pick leadership team

Democrats have selected the members of their leadership team in the Kentucky House.

Trump to meet with Democrats on border wall, shutdown

President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders are seeking to avert a partial government shutdown amid a sharp dispute over Trump’s border wall and a lengthy to-do list that includes a major farm bill and a formal rebuke of Saudi Arabia for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump

Top House Democrats have raised the prospect of impeachment or the real possibility of prison time for President Donald Trump if it’s proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other scandals.

More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Arizona

No, it wasn’t a blue wave. But a week after the voting, Democrats are riding higher than they thought on election night.
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No ‘blue wave’ in sight for Kentucky; GOP maintains grip

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Democrats' hopes for a "blue wave" in Kentucky hinged on their base overwhelming sluggish GOP voters. Instead, Kentucky again proved...

Democrats seize House control, but Trump’s GOP holds Senate

Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a “blue wave” that never fully materialized.

1 in custody in connection with package bombs

The Justice Department says a person has been taken into custody in connection with a series of package bombs sent to prominent Democrats.

Investigators search for person who sent mail bombs, motive

Investigators have been searching coast-to-coast for the culprit and motives behind the bizarre mail-bomb plot aimed at critics of the president, analyzing the innards of the crude devices to reveal whether they were intended to detonate or simply sow fear two weeks before Election Day.

Democrats hope for ‘blue wave’ push from 8-state primary day

Holding hopes of a “blue wave” in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor.
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Teacher election upset leaves many wondering what’s to come in November

Many are calling it one of the biggest upsets and most telling races of Tuesday's primary election, Rockcastle County teacher Travis Brenda's victory over Jonathan Shell, Kentucky's republican house majority leader.

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