The new class of Republican women in Congress is the largest and most conservative in history, 'more strident than we've ever seen before," one former GOP governor says. The key question: Will the hardliners among them make it tougher to get anything done?
When it comes to Donald Trump, the incoming president has a critical decision to make about the best way to move the country forward—and neither Democrats nor Republicans are likely to be happy about his choice.
The president's legal losses are mounting, with a handful of recent significant defeats on issues as diverse as TikTok and sexual assault charges, in addition to his dismal record on election-related lawsuits. And the rulings have come from judges across the political spectrum.
Joe Biden campaigned on an ambitious political agenda that included progressive proposals on immigration, health care, climate change and criminal justice reform. But the prospect of a split Congress, led by Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, puts those goals at risk.
Will this be the "transition from hell"? Trump has many ways to hobble incoming president Biden between now and Inauguration Day. Here's the "menu of mayhem" that Biden's team fears.
With less than a month to go until Election Day, both presidential campaigns are amping up efforts in what appears to be the most important battleground state. Newsweek takes an inside look at the strategies of both candidates—and the impact of legal challenges on the voting process.
For Democrats running for the House in districts with large college communities, student votes and volunteers can be a critical path to victory. Remote learning under COVID has changed that dynamic—and has some candidates worried about the outcome.
The Democratic presidential candidate hasn't released a list of potential candidates for the high court. But legal experts say the pool of qualified prospects is small enough to make some very good educated guesses about who the former veep might nominate if he wins in November.
Florida Democrat Donna Shalala, the oldest woman elected as a freshman to the House, mocks Trump's latest Obamacare move, downplays the power of the Squad and waxes nostalgic about an old foe named Rush.
In the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats turned a lot of red Congressional seats blue. This year, the voters in eight of those districts could decide the outcome of the presidential election.
Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib has been a vocal opponent of Donald Trump since she took office yet refuses to officially back his Democratic opponent. What's up with that? Tlaib addresses the endorsement issue and other subjects in this Newsweek interview.
Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib is locked in what could be a tight race to retain her House seat. A loss could deal a big blow to the foursome known as the Squad and their progressive agenda.
In a move that formalizes their political alliance, the four first-term progressives Democratic congresswomen known as "The Squad" have launched a fundraising organization to raise money for candidates who share their views and to advance progressive causes.
The presumptive Democratic nominee for president is well known for his garbled statements and inappropriate remarks but his career, surprisingly, has also been filled with eloquent and inspiring speeches. Here's a sampling of the best and worst of Biden, the orator.
To revive the economy, Joe Biden wants to build his own New Deal with an array of proposals to strengthen the social safety net and revive prosperity. The big question: Is he up to the challenge?
At Bagels Etc, we needed about $40,000, a drop in a $349 billion pot.
"That woman from Michigan," as Donald Trump has referred to the Michigan Governor, talks frankly about the problems in her state due to COVID-19, the sexism she's faced and whether she really believes the president didn't know her name.
The decision by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's to impose new stay-at-home rules to stop the spread of the coronavirus may save lives but put her own political future at risk—including a shot at being Joe Biden's VP pick
Did Sanders' campaign fail or succeed? Expanded health care, a higher minimum wage, free college: His ideas may have outgrown the need for Sanders himself and his purist approach.
An unprecedented $1 million effort to persuade Muslim Americans to vote in the 2020 general election—"Million Muslims Voting"—has just been launched by a coalition of Muslim political groups.
The Sanders campaign is disavowing a list of post-Super Tuesday talking points distributed to supporters and surrogates on Wednesday morning that suggest Sanders partisans attack a resurgent Joe Biden on his "record and obvious cognitive decline."
As the former New York City mayor prepares for his first nationally televised debate, the fallout from a viral video of his remarks about farming could deal a damaging and lasting blow to his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.
The Ronald Reagan Legacy Project's goal is to get something—anything—named for Reagan in each of the more than 3,100 U.S. counties. Obama? Well, there are some schools and a shaved ice treat. Here's why.
O.J. Simpson returns to court to defend himself against charges of kidnapping, assault and attempted robbery.