Legislators passed a slate of bills to sharply reduce the power of the incoming governor, over the heated objections of Democrats and hundreds of protestors.
David Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer, believes Israel can annex and settle in the West Bank, wants to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, and called a liberal American Jewish group “worse than kapos.”
As GOP efforts to restrain gubernatorial power rolled forward, Governor-elect Roy Cooper, a Democrat, threatened to sue, and activists were arrested for disrupting the legislature.
After Roy Cooper narrowly won the gubernatorial race, the GOP-led state legislature is using a special session to sharply limit the incoming executive’s authority.
Across 500 pages of transcript drawn from the sunken freighter’s bridge, crew members question the decision to sail into Hurricane Joaquin and gradually grasp their perilous situation.
A letter from House members says the General Services Administration believes Trump cannot own the hotel; a statement from the GSA itself is more circumspect.
Time and again, Donald Trump promises something—tax returns, a press conference, separation from his business—and then quietly reverses course.
The president-elect has nominated Exxon’s CEO as secretary of state, despite the protestations of some senators.
The Clinton campaign chairman is backing a demand from 10 electors for an intelligence briefing on Russian interference in the presidential race.
Even as Senate Republicans opt to investigate alleged Russian interference in the election, members of President-elect Trump’s inner circle continue to insist without evidence that someone else must be to blame.
The president-elect’s latest morning sortie is against the controversial, budget-busting Joint Strike Fighter, but he may be too late to stop it.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye’s impeachment caps a year in which famous political families, from the Clintons to the Kirchners, have seen their fortunes sink.
Why has Trump shown such eagerness to select former military brass for his Cabinet? The reasons may be both pragmatic and political.
Meeting with Al Gore? Wavering on torture? Expressing empathy toward DREAMers? Don’t expect that these are signs of a major shift from the president-elect.
Republican Pat McCrory on Monday conceded the very close race to his challenger, Democrat Roy Cooper.
Without any promising answer to the problem of fake news, outlandish false claims like a pedophilia ring running out of a D.C. restaurant will continue to grow.
President-elect Donald Trump has committed a sharp breach of protocol—one that underscores just how weird some important protocols are.
The North Carolina can’t resolve its gubernatorial race until Durham County recounts its votes. But that isn’t as simple a matter as it seems.
The Minnesota progressive’s run for DNC chair demonstrates the pressures for the party as it tries to recover from a disastrous 2016 election.
The jazz saxophonist went from 1960s pop stardom to years of self-imposed exile, but he’s now producing some of the best music of his career.