CHICAGO -- Since its release Nov. 5, there hadn't been much buzz about Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts' new book, "The Harder You Work the Luckier You Get: An Entrepreneur's Memoir."
Enter President Donald Trump, who took the opportunity to cheerlead for the book on Sunday -- on social media, of course.
Trump, who previously took to Twitter to...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump addressed Kim Jong Un on Twitter, saying that Democrat Joe Biden isn't a "rabid dog" as recently dubbed by state media in Pyongyang, but urging North Korea to "act quickly" to sign a nuclear deal with the U.S.
Trump's tweet on Sunday came hours after North Korea ruled out any denuclearization talks with the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- California's high-profile farmworkers union endorsed Sen. Kamala Harris for president on Saturday, soon after her rival Sen. Bernie Sanders won the support of the national nurses labor group and Los Angeles teachers.
The endorsements coincide with this weekend's California Democratic Party gathering in Long Beach, where Harris, ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is recovering after a successful double mastectomy at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Friday and will be back on the campaign trail soon, her campaign said.
The widow of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, who is running for her husband's 7th Congressional District seat following his death last month, shared ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Juvenal "Juve" Quintana was never really into politics until he learned about Bernie Sanders' first presidential campaign.
In 2016, Quintana heard the Vermont senator's talk of providing everyone with health insurance and thought that would help Latinos in his hometown of Modesto, but he didn't think they were getting the message...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's presidency was dealt multiple blows this week as impeachment testimony portrayed him as fixated on squeezing a political favor from Ukraine, a one-time confidant was convicted of lying to Congress and new details emerged about a federal investigation of his personal lawyer.
Over two days of public hearings, a trio ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a House subpoena for his financial records, asking the justices to insulate him from an investigation for the second time in as many days.
A day after asking the Supreme Court to stop his tax returns from being turned over to a New York prosecutor, Trump on Friday filed ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Friday granted clemency to two Army officers, one of whom is in prison after being convicted in the killing of two men in Afghanistan.
Trump signed an order that gave a full pardon to Lieutenant Clint Lorance, who had ordered soldiers under his command to open fire on three men who were moving toward them...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal from Alphabet Inc.'s Google in a multibillion-dollar clash that has divided Silicon Valley, agreeing to decide whether the company improperly used copyrighted programming code owned by Oracle Corp. in the Android operating system.
The justices said they'll review a federal appeals court's...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom has called a March 3 special election to pick a successor to former Democratic Rep. Katie Hill, the Santa Clarita lawmaker who stepped down amid accusations that she'd had affairs with congressional and campaign staff members.
The 25th Congressional District vote will be on the same day as California'...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Even as former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch warned Friday about the national security risks of publicly undermining American diplomats in the foreign service, President Donald Trump took to Twitter in real time to try to discredit her and defend his decision to recall her from her post.
Yovanovitch, the latest ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government's effort to crack down on vaping has stalled as President Donald Trump, under pressure from the industry and conservative activists, has reconsidered his health secretary's proposed ban on nearly all flavored products.
Some administration health officials thought they had settled on a final, revised plan about ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- If there's an abiding lesson from 2016, it's that national public opinion in the presidential race is not as important as the votes of individual states. Republican Donald Trump won by taking 304 electoral votes to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's 227, even as Clinton beat him by 2.9 million votes and 2.1 percentage points ...Read more
BOSSIER CITY, La. -- President Donald Trump on Thursday night used a political rally in Louisiana, billed as a late-race assist to the Republican candidate for governor, to blast the Democrats' impeachment inquiry, insulting House Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff and citing a conservative website to show he has done nothing wrong.
"While we...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee released on Thursday the Office of Congressional Ethics referral documents for cases regarding Reps. Bill Huizenga, Ross Spano and Rashida Tlaib, deferring consideration of the Spano case at the request of the Justice Department.
The Office of Congressional Ethics first referred the three cases to the ...Read more
NEW YORK -- New York wants President Donald Trump to quickly pay $2 million in court-ordered restitution after he admitted misusing his personal charitable foundation by raising money for political purposes during the 2016 campaign and other violations.
In a court filing Wednesday, New York Attorney General Letitia James asked a judge to give ...Read more
It seemed like the moment Paul Jamushian had been waiting for his whole life.
On Oct. 29, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 405 to 11 in favor of a resolution to recognize the killing of 1.5 million Armenians more than a century ago as a genocide. Quick approval by the Senate appeared possible.
But the 80-year-old Jamushian, whose ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to shield him from a New York grand jury's demand to see his tax returns and other financial records, setting the stage for a constitutional clash over whether the president has an "absolute immunity" from being investigated or prosecuted.
It is the first of two appeals ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The White House is inviting lawmakers to its first summit on paid family leave and childcare affordability next month in an effort to increase momentum for Ivanka Trump's signature issues.
Invitations to the half-day Dec. 12 event at the White House were expected to be sent this week to lawmakers and advocates for those policies, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A U.S. appeals court in Washington denied President Donald Trump's request that it reconsider an earlier three-judge panel ruling refusing to quash a demand by House Democrats for records at Trump's accountants Mazars USA LLP.
Congress issued the subpoena to Mazars in April as part of an investigation of whether to change ethics-...Read more
- Trump takes multiple hits with House inquiry, Stone conviction
- Kamala Harris wins farmworker endorsement; Bernie Sanders lands support from teachers and nurses unions
- Maya Rockeymoore Cummings says double mastectomy a success, will be back on campaign trail soon
- Trump pardons soldier convicted in Afghanistan killings
- Bernie Sanders joins Los Angeles rally as part of his outreach to young Latinos