A dozen Republicans joined Senate Democrats on Thursday to overturn President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwestern border, arguing that the president had exceeded his powers in trying to build a border wall over Congress’s objections. The 59-to-41 vote on a measure already approved by the House set up the first veto […]
Beto O’Rourke announced Thursday he is running for president, entering the 2020 race with a call for Americans to look past their differences in order to confront the challenges facing the country. “This is a defining moment of truth for this country and for every single one of us,” the 46-year-old Democratic former congressman from […]
Sen. Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat who rose to prominence as Newark’s charismatic and ambitious mayor, announced Friday that he is running for president. Booker chose the first day of Black History Month to launch his campaign, timing that nods to Booker’s own heritage and suggests he will put it at the center of […]
Senator Kamala Harris, the California Democrat and barrier-breaking prosecutor who became the second black woman to serve in the United States Senate, declared her candidacy for president on Monday, joining an increasingly crowded and diverse field in what promises to be a wide-open nomination process. The choreography of the announcement carried abundant symbolism: Ms. Harris […]
President Donald Trump is seizing on an attempt by 500 migrants to rush the southern border to use immigration as an issue to bolster his presidency at a critical political moment. Trump spent weeks ahead of the midterm elections warning that the United States was about to experience an invasion from a migrant caravan trekking […]
The day has come. Donald J. Trump is officially President of the United States of America. Here's Twitter's reaction.
The day has finally come that Barack Obama is relieved of his duties as President of the United States. On Tuesday, the Head of State addressed the nation for the last time with an emotional speech in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. In a message sent to the White House email list last week, Obama said […]