FBI says it has 'nothing to add' to Ratcliffe's claim on Russian disinformation
The FBI said in a letter Tuesday night that it had "nothing to add" to comments this week by the Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe, who said there was "no intelligence to support" that Russian disinformation efforts were connected to recently surfaced emails that have been behind stories critical of Hunter Biden and his father Joe Biden.
GOP senators question ActBlue's source of small-dollar donations as Democrats see cash surge
Several Republican senators have raised suspicions in recent days about ActBlue, the main platform for donations to Democratic candidates and causes, amid a record-breaking surge in contributions.
Inside Melania Trump's unprecedented campaign trail absence
First lady Melania Trump -- in a historic break from precedent -- has yet to set foot on the campaign trail this year even as her husband, President Donald Trump, fights for votes, especially among suburban White women with whom she could hold appeal.
Battleground states split on counting mail-in ballots if voters die before Election Day
States all over the country are increasing and encouraging mail-in voting due to the coronavirus pandemic, but that very illness could result in additional complications should voters die before Election Day after submitting their ballots.
Biden denies family profited from his name, says 'no basis' to Hunter Biden story
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden denied that his son Hunter Biden profited because of his ties to the former vice president and said Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., should be "ashamed of himself" for saying Hunter Biden used his last name "to make millions of dollars" in shady overseas deals.
Hawley predicts Democrat attempts to 'slow down the process' as Barrett confirmation set for Monday vote
Sen. Josh Hawley said on Wednesday that he expects Democrats to try to delay the confirmation effort for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett "as long as they can" with a series of votes or other tactics both during her Judiciary Committee markup Thursday and on the floor of the Senate as Republicans aim for a Monday confirmation vote.
Maryland man charged after note discovered threatening televised execution of 'Grandpa Biden,' Harris
A Maryland man is facing a federal charge for allegedly threatening the lives of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in a handwritten note left at the home of a Biden/Harris supporter.
Karl Rove: Trump campaign should focus on the economy, not Hunter Biden
With less than two weeks left before the 2020 presidential election, former White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove said it would be more “effective” for the Trump campaign to focus on the economy as opposed to the Hunter Biden “scandal.”
Putin says US Democratic Party 'closer to Social Democratic ideas,' would work with 'any future president'
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the U.S. Democratic Party is closer to the "Social Democratic ideas" that gave rise to communism -- but added that he’d work with whoever is elected president in November.
Judge to hear DOJ request to represent Trump in rape defamation lawsuit
The Justice Department is set to argue in federal court Wednesday that President Donald Trump acted in his official capacity when denying a rape claim made by a longtime magazine columnist, and therefore shouldn't be sued personally for defamation.
Analysis: The danger of campaigning as 'Mr. Normal'
After his first presidential debate against Donald Trump, Joe Biden kicked off a train tour of Ohio and Pennsylvania to pitch himself to working-class voters. The scene played to Biden's strengths: Born in the Rust Belt, he famously commuted from Delaware to Washington D.C. throughout much of his career. As he spoke from the platform of Alliance, Ohio, "Amtrak Joe"'s common-man message was unmistakable, designed to draw a sharp contrast with the billionaire occupant of the White House.
Biden would return to Obama-era immigration policies if elected, report says
EXCLUSIVE: Joe Biden, if elected president, would undo a number of key Trump administration’s policies related to immigration, and specifically illegal immigration, a new report predicts -- concluding that the differences between the two candidates on the issues is “stark.”