CNN: Politics

Subscribe to CNN: Politics feed CNN: Politics delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.
Updated: 14 min 27 sec ago

Trump gets a win on North Korea but sees no easing of crisis

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 1:00am
The Trump administration can claim a genuine foreign policy win, marked by deft diplomacy on two continents, following the passage of the most punitive UN sanctions ever imposed against North Korea.
Categories: CNN News

Blackwater founder questions US Afghanistan strategy

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:17pm
Former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince is publicly touting a proposal to shake up the US military strategy in Afghanistan.
Categories: CNN News

Trump at 200 days: Declining approval amid widespread mistrust

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 8:10pm
Six months into his presidency, Donald Trump's overall approval rating stands at its lowest point in CNN polling, while three-quarters of Americans say they can't trust most what they hear from the White House.
Categories: CNN News

Hatch defends colorful comment with a lesson on Civil War jargon

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 6:15pm
It's a lesson for the social media history books.
Categories: CNN News

States taking more of a lead on immigration, citing federal inaction

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:53pm
States are passing substantially more immigration-related bills and resolutions than last year, according to a new report, which state lawmakers say is a sign of how the lack of federal immigration reform is forcing states to act.
Categories: CNN News

US military warns it can down drones flying over US bases

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:46pm
The Pentagon has issued new guidelines giving the military the go-ahead to down drones flying near or over select US military bases.
Categories: CNN News

Donald Trump's 'successes' after 6 months, rated

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:33pm
On Sunday, in the midst of a self-proclaimed working vacation, President Trump took to Twitter to insist his many accomplishments in his first 6 months in office were being overlooked by the media.
Categories: CNN News

Joe Manchin: 'Don't give a s--t' about attacks

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:32pm
Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is heading into his re-election fight as a top target for Republicans, but to hear him tell it, he does not care about the pressure on his seat.
Categories: CNN News

Shaping Trump's messaging as he looks to fill communications director post

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:05pm
There's no shortage of senior advisers in President Donald Trump's White House, yet one office remains vacant: communications director.
Categories: CNN News

Why 2018 might not be such an amazing election for Democrats

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 4:33pm
All the signs suggest that 2018 is going to be a very good year for Democrats.
Categories: CNN News

Trump voters' patience wears thin in Arizona

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 4:01pm
The voters who carried Donald Trump to victory in Arizona increasingly see the President as just another politician -- and one who is running out of time to deliver on his campaign promises.
Categories: CNN News

Chuck Norris endorses Justice Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 3:20pm
Actor and martial artist Chuck Norris has endorsed former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore in next week's primary election to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' old Senate seat.
Categories: CNN News

Trump, Blumenthal exchange jabs on Twitter

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:52am
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal called President Donald Trump out on Twitter for "bullying" after a Twitter attack from the President accused the senator of lying and being a "phony Vietnam con artist."
Categories: CNN News

Sean Spicer takes himself out to the ball game

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:39am
What's Sean Spicer been up to since he left his White House lectern? Enjoying the great American pastime, apparently.
Categories: CNN News

Clintons attend special screening of 'Wonder Woman'

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:48am
Hillary and Bill Clinton attended a special screening of "Wonder Woman" at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema movie theater in Brooklyn over the weekend.
Categories: CNN News

Donald Trump says he doesn't watch CNN. Except ...

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:31am
At 7:47 a.m. ET Monday morning, President Trump tweeted this: "Interesting to watch Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut talking about hoax Russian collusion when he was a phony Vietnam con artist!"
Categories: CNN News

Chicago mayor defends lawsuit against DOJ over sanctuary city status

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:15am
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended his city's lawsuit against the Justice Department on Monday, telling CNN the DOJ's new stipulations against so-called sanctuary cities "undermines our actual safety agenda."
Categories: CNN News

Pence wants Trump to know he's not running for president. Not at all. Zip. Zero.

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 7:00am
The New York Times published a story over the weekend detailing the "shadow" campaign underway among ambitious Republicans to be prepared in the event that President Donald Trump doesn't run for a second term in 2020.
Categories: CNN News

US Secretary of State Tillerson: Russian election meddling 'created serious mistrust'

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 6:14am
The top US diplomat told his Russian counterpart that Moscow's alleged meddling in US election has seriously damaged the relationship between the two countries.
Categories: CNN News