In an increasingly diverse Democratic Party, South Carolina will be the first presidential primary in which a majority of voters will be African-American.
The president whom the Senate Republican leader helped elect has turned out to be the one thing he can’t control.
France has summoned Italy's ambassador to protest against comments by Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio, who accused Paris of continuing to colonise Africa and causing people to migrate from the continent, a government source told AFP.
Sexism helped elect Trump. That’s no reason not to run a woman against him.
Rabid fans flock to a restaurant serving as a shrine to the singer Teresa Teng, whose music was banned in China for being “decadent.” Long after her death, the government has warmed to her appeal.
The Iowa congressman has been saying offensive things for years but many of his supporters don’t seem concerned.
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed regret for past support of crime legislation, while Bernie Sanders called President Trump a racist.
The senator from California, a former prosecutor and one of the most prominent black women in politics, is the fourth woman to announce she is running in 2020.
Support for Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, has risen after she criticized an unpopular proposal by China’s leader to unify the two sides.
For people who have done business with the president, the protracted fight over the government shutdown reflects a time-tested playbook.
The shutdown has not only widened the divide between the Senate majority leader and the House speaker, but also imperiled prospects for passing major legislation when the impasse ends.
Republican leaders hope to pressure Democrats — who insist they won’t negotiate with President Trump on border security until the shutdown ends — not to block Mr. Trump’s proposal.
Speaker John Bercow has overturned precedent to give the British Parliament a bigger role in Brexit.
At a political moment when Democrats are desperate to pick a winner, Ms. Gillibrand seemed determined not to be pigeonholed as just another blue-state Democrat.
Seeking to appeal to a broader swath of the public and end the government shutdown, President Trump alienated portions of his hard-right base and made no headway with Democratic congressional leaders.
President Trump cast the proposal, which included $5.7 billion for a border barrier, as a compromise as he sought to shift pressure to Democrats to end the government shutdown.
What energized Democratic women really, really want: Trump out.
The American president has changed my relationship with both my old country and my new one.
Democratic lawmakers, however, were skeptical of the proposal and signaled that they would not negotiate until the government was reopened.
Some Democrats still blame Mr. O’Rourke for his embrace of a Texas Republican, Will Hurd, and wonder whether he can be counted on as a liberal ally.