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Cal GOP Loses Another Lawmaker. He’s Now a Democrat.

SACRAMENTO — A moderate California Republican state lawmaker switched parties Thursday while criticizing the policies and leadership of President Donald Trump, whom he said has led the party "to the extreme." Assemblyman Brian Maienschein said he and the Re...

Dems Vow To Fight Trump Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump has nominated influential conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. Trump chose the 53-year-old federal appellate judge for the seat opened up by the ...

How the Religious Right Is Shaping U.S. Politics

Opinion by Kalpana Jain, The Conversation In 2017 an evangelical perspective influenced many political decisions, as President Donald Trump embraced the key constituency that voted overwhelmingly in his favor. As recently as Dec. 6, President...

Officer’s Body-Cam Video of Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Here is the latest on the Las Vegas shooter and other stories catching our eye: In the months before his deadly rampage, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock was a man “descending into madness,” a person briefed on new findings in the investigation, tells ABC News Wed...