• Decision 2020 Dec 13, 2019

    Democratic Hopefuls Threaten to Boycott Debate Over Union Dispute

    Democratic presidential hopefuls said Friday they may skip next week’s debate at Loyola Marymount University to honor a picket line by unionized food-service workers at the Westchester campus.

  • Attorney Nov 10, 2019

    Amtrak Policy Change Means You Can't Sue If Something Goes Wrong

    Planning on riding Amtrak this upcoming holiday season? A little-known policy change now makes it harder for you to sue if something goes wrong. The change in Amtrak’s arbitration clause happened earlier this year, but has received almost no attention. It denies passengers the right to present complaints in front of a judge or jury. Instead, riders would enter arbitration...

  • Donald Trump Oct 11, 2019

    Sen. Lindsey Graham Duped by Russian Pranksters

    Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., was duped into phone conversations with Russian pranksters posing as Turkish officials in August, his office confirmed to NBC News. “We have been successful in stopping many efforts to prank Senator Graham and the office, but this one slipped through the cracks. They got him,” Graham spokesman Kevin Bishop told NBC. Read More

  • NBC NEWS Jun 10, 2019

    Trump Taps Conservative Ken Cuccinelli to Head Citizenship Agency

    Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Department of Homeland Security official. DHS secretary Kevin McAleenan announced the move in an email to agency staff Monday, though the mechanics of whether it would...

  • NBC NEWS Jun 10, 2019

    Trump Taps Conservative Ken Cuccinelli to Head Citizenship Agency

    Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Department of Homeland Security official. DHS secretary Kevin McAleenan announced the move in an email to agency staff Monday, though the mechanics of whether it would...

  • Donald Trump May 30, 2019

    Trump Says Russia Helped Him Get Elected, Then Denies It

    President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge Thursday that Russia helped him get elected in 2016, a startling admission the president quickly walked back in comments to reporters. The statement — which Trump tweeted, deleted and reposted Thursday morning — appears to be the first time Trump has said he had help winning the White House. It comes a day after...

  • New York Mar 11, 2019

    Gillibrand Mishandled Sexual Harassment Complaint, Former Aide Says

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has positioned herself as an advocate for women. She led the charge calling for former Sen. Al Franken’s, D-Minn., resignation after he was accused of sexual misconduct in 2017, a decision that still haunts her political prospects among some donors today. And she has been an outspoken figure in the #MeToo movement, pushing for legislation on...

  • Donald Trump Mar 6, 2019

    Fact Check: A Look at Trump's CPAC Speech

    In a two-hour address to the Conservative Political Action Conference on March 2, President Donald Trump made questionable and false claims about the fight against ISIS, tariffs and African American income. He also repeated a bevy of claims we’ve debunked before.

  • adviser Jan 11, 2019

    Sen. Bernie Sanders Apologizes After New Harassment Allegation Surfaces

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is apologizing to women who’ve shared experiences of harassment by male supervisors while working on his 2016 presidential campaign. The Vermont independent says alleged misconduct by male aides “was absolutely unacceptable and certainly not what a progressive campaign or any campaign should be about.”

  • Donald Trump Jan 3, 2019

    Sanders Allies Contrite, Defiant Amid Harassment Allegations

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and his chief lieutenants are offering contrition and defiance as they face allegations of sexual harassment that plagued his last presidential campaign and now threaten to derail a second White House bid before it begins. Hours after a New York Times report detailed allegations of unwanted sexual advances and pay inequity on his first campaign, Sanders...

  • Associated Press Oct 2, 2018

    Beto O'Rourke Apologizes for ‘Demeaning' 1991 Student Article

    Democratic Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke is apologizing for writing in Columbia University’s student newspaper nearly 30 years ago that a Broadway musical featured actresses “whose only qualifications seem to be their phenomenally large breasts and tight buttocks.”

  • NBC Aug 2, 2018

    Suburban Lawmaker Resigns Amid Allegations He Shared Nude Photos of Ex-Girlfriend to ‘Catfish' on Instagram

    An Illinois lawmaker resigned Wednesday after a report surfaced alleging that he used an ex-girlfriend’s privately shared nude photos to “catfish other men” on Instagram.

  • Donald Trump Apr 30, 2018

    Ronny Jackson Not Returning as Trump's Personal Physician: Report

    Dr. Ronny Jackson, a Navy rear admiral who abandoned his nomination to be secretary of Veterans Affairs amid numerous allegations, will not return to the job of President Donald Trump’s personal physician but will remain on the White House medical staff, Politico reported Sunday. The newspaper reported that administration officials said Jackson has returned to a job with the White...

  • Los Angeles Feb 10, 2018

    California #MeToo Leader Accused of Sexual Misconduct

    California Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, the head of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and a leading figure in the state’s anti-sexual harassment movement, is accused of groping a male staffer from another lawmaker’s office, according to a report published Thursday.

  • NBC Dec 23, 2017

    Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Accused of Sexual Misconduct

    Former Trump Campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is accused of sexual misconduct by a pro-Trump singer who posted about the encounter on social media. Joy Villa, who gained attention for wearing a Trump-themed “Make America Great Again” dress to the 2017 Grammy Awards, shared a photo on Twitter Friday of her posing with Lewandowski. Villa said Lewandowski slapped her buttocks, and...

  • White House Nov 21, 2017

    New York Times Reporter Glenn Thrush Suspended for Harassment Probe

    The New York Times says it has suspended White House reporter Glenn Thrush while it investigates charges that he made unwanted advances on young women while he worked as a reporter at Politico and the Times. Laura McGann, a Politico colleague of Thrush’s, wrote on Vox on Monday that Thrush kissed her and placed his hand on her thigh one...

  • Europe Oct 16, 2017

    Bomb Kills Reporter Who Covered Malta's ‘Panama Papers' Link

    A Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation’s links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car, the prime minister said. Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, had just driven away from her home in Mosta, a large town on Malta’s main island, when the bomb went off, sending the...

  • Donald Trump Aug 3, 2017

    Boy Scouts: Top Leaders Didn't Call Trump to Praise Speech

    Faced with a firm denial from the Boy Scouts, the White House on Wednesday corrected President Donald Trump’s claim in an interview that the head of the youth group called him to heap praise on a politically aggressive speech Trump delivered at the Scouts’ national jamboree.

  • Donald Trump Apr 27, 2017

    Trump Says US Won't Leave NAFTA, for Now

    President Donald Trump said he has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, but could still withdraw if he concludes a renegotiated pact is not “a fair deal for all.” Trump tweeted early Thursday that he has agreed to remain a partner in the...

  • Donald Trump Apr 13, 2017

    Fact Check: Do Trump's Mar-a-Lago Trips Cost $3M?

    With President Donald Trump making his seventh presidential trip this weekend to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, government watchdogs and Democrats are once again seeing dollar signs: namely, $3 million. That’s a widely used estimate of what each journey costs taxpayers. The figure comes from a government report on a trip President Barack Obama made to Palm Beach, Florida, but...

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