From left to right, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Vice President Mike Pence are seen July 10.
The vice president said Brett Kavanaugh was chosen for his “judicial philosophy,” not specifically to overturn the landmark 1973 case.
Vice President Mike Pence confirmed in a Tuesday interview on CNN that he still hopes to revoke a woman’s right... Read more
John Schnatter admitted that he used the slur in a conference call in May.
John Schnatter, the founder of pizza chain Papa John’s, resigned as chairman of the company’s board Wednesday after reports surfaced that he used a racial slur in a conference call in May, the company announced.
Schnatter used the N-word in a call between Papa John’s executives and marketing... Read more
After defeating a Democratic Party boss, she’s a new kingmaker — and even the establishment wants in.
At a Democratic gubernatorial candidate forum in Detroit on Monday, progressive underdog Abdul El-Sayed knew just the thing to get the crowd going.
“Who here has heard of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?” he asked.
Had they ever. More than 600 miles away from Ocasio-Cortez’s district, the crowd of... Read more
Jaisaan Lovett of Rochester, New York, became the first black valedictorian in his school’s history. As graduation approached, he expected to give a speech at the commencement ceremony for the University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men, just as past valedictorians had done.
But for reasons that remain unclear, that speaking invitation didn’t come. And according to Lovett, when he sought... Read more
“The Russian effort was extensive and sophisticated, and its goals were to ... hurt Secretary Clinton and to help Donald Trump.”
A Senate Intelligence Committee report released on Tuesday supports three U.S. intelligence agencies’ conclusion that Russia tried to help Donald Trump win the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
The Republican-led committee’s finding suggests the panel continues to conduct a bipartisan inquiry into the... Read more