Politics in the News

Nikki Haley Resigns as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
A representative of the Republican mainstream, Ms. Haley had criticized Mr. Trump’s demeanor. But her appointment was seen as an olive branch.

Justice Kavanaugh Takes the Bench on the Supreme Court
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
On Tuesday, Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh heard his first Supreme Court arguments, all concerning enhanced sentences for gun crimes.

Trump Bets Kavanaugh ‘Hoax’ Can Turn Into Midterm Gains
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Democrats remain confident that they will benefit from outrage over the confirmation of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh despite sexual misconduct allegations against him.

Rick Gates Sought Online Manipulation Plans From Israeli Intelligence Firm for Trump Campaign
Monday, October 08, 2018
The company pitched plans for fake avatars that would try to persuade Republican delegates to back the Trump campaign over that of Senator Ted Cruz and to gather intelligence on Hillary Clinton.

Iran Widens an Already Huge Rift Between Europe and U.S.
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Since President Trump announced that he would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, European leaders are actively working to help Tehran get around new sanctions.