'This is war': The fight to impeach Brett Kavanaugh is about to become a defining issue of the 2018 elections — and beyond

The battle over impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is beginning. Democrats are split on strategy. Republicans plan on making the push to impeach the new justice a major campaign issue over the next month. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the court last weekend after one of the most bitter confirmation battles in US history, setting up […]

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Negative ‘Trump Effect’ Forces Scottish Holiday Park To Ponder Name Change

What’s in a name? According to the owners of the Turnberry Holiday Park in southwest Scotland, everything. And they are now considering ditching the “Turnberry” part of the vacation spot’s title, over fears that folks may incorrectly associate it with the Trump Organization-linked nearby Trump Turnberry golf resort ― and thus decide not to visit. “We have worked hard to […]

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Bernie Sanders barnstorming country ahead of midterm elections

Sen. Bernie Sanders is embarking on a nine-state battleground tour on behalf of Democratic candidates competing in the November elections, returning to the campaign trail ahead of a decision on another White House bid. The packed October schedule marks the Vermont independent’s most extensive stretch of campaigning since the 2016 presidential race. It will include stops in Iowa and South […]

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In the farm belt and manufacturing hubs, tariffs and trade turn into election issues

WASHINGTON – Iowa Democrat Abby Finkenauer’s campaign ad opens with the story of her sister and brother-in-law, corn and soybean farmers who the candidate explains “just want to sell their crops and make a living.” “Tariffs should be fair,” Finkenauer declares, “but they shouldn’t make things harder.” To drive home her point, Finkenauer closes the 30-second spot with a three-word postscript. […]

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Thousands Have Registered To Vote After Taylor Swift’s Instagram Post, Vote.org Says

More than 65,000 people have registered to vote around the country in the 24-hour period after singer Taylor Swift waded into politics and said she would back Tennessee’s Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, according to the website Vote.org. This compares with 190,178 new voters registered nationwide during the month of September. Swift, who has more than 112 million followers […]

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Reprieve for Rod Rosenstein: Trump says he’s not firing Deputy AG

President Donald Trump declared a reprieve Monday for Rod Rosenstein, saying he has no plans to fire his deputy attorney general whose future has been the source of intense speculation for two weeks. “I’m not making any changes,” Trump told reporters as he returned to the White House after traveling with Rosenstein to an international police chiefs’ conference in Florida. […]

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