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The Democratic debate in Brooklyn ended up seeming a lot like the famous New York borough itself -- straight-talking, tough, contentious, and no-nonsense.
With Hillary Clinton way ahead in the delegate count as well as in the most recent polls for the New York primary, it is becoming a near certainty that she will be the Democratic Party nominee. But Bernie Sanders refuses to give up. He is a man with a message -- promising more for the middle, less for the top -- and he took the fight to Hillary on the debate stage Thursday night with gusto.
Every now and then during this presidential campaign season, an exchange takes place between two politicians that really does surprise. It happened Thursday night in the Hillary Clinton-Bernie Sanders Democratic debate in Brooklyn. The issue? The virtually all-but-forgotten conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. And the way it played out was both stunning and instructive.
A conservative website is calling on former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow to run for a newly vacant U.S. House of Representatives seat in the state, describing the favorite son as "the perfect fit" for the spot.
Nobody would mistake Bernie Sanders' stump speech for a sermon. When making moral arguments about income inequality or climate change, he's more likely to quote statistics than Scripture.
Bernie Sanders touted his support for striking telecom workers at a star-studded rally in New York City's Washington Square Park on Wednesday night, less than a week out from New York state's primary vote.
The United States has deployed tactical aircraft capable of attacking ISIS's ability to communicate closer to the front lines of the battle against the terrorist group.
Aides to Bill Clinton prepped the then-president on how to answer questions about a possible Donald Trump presidential run nearly 17 years ago, documents released Tuesday show.
As part of a partnership with FactCheck.org, CNN's Jake Tapper examines a Hillary Clinton claim made about guns traveling from Vermont -- which Bernie Sanders represents in the Senate -- to the streets of New York.
Days before the critical New York primary, one Democratic candidate is going somewhere he can't rack up any last-minute primary votes.
It probably wasn't the reception Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker expected given that he was the featured speaker.
President Barack Obama has scheduled his final presidential college commencement addresses, the White House said Thursday.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday a supporter's use of the phrase "corporate Democratic whores" ahead of his speech at a campaign rally in New York City's Washington Square Park was "inappropriate and insensitive."
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is set to participate in a special CNN town hall with his wife, Heidi, in New York Wednesday night, ahead of Tuesday's primary there.
Chirlane McCray, wife of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, said Thursday that Bernie Sanders is "desperate" in his pursuit of the Democratic presidential nomination and that will likely be on display at CNN's debate in Brooklyn.
The state attorney's office in Palm Beach County, Florida, will not prosecute Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for battery, according to sources familiar with the case.
Arcane bylaws, unbound superdelegates, closed primaries, 10-second speeches at state party conventions -- Is this really how democracy works?
CNN hosted the ninth Democratic presidential debate on Thursday ahead of next week's New York Democratic primary. Former secretary of state and New York Sen. Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders faced off in Brooklyn. As usual, body language said it all.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday an enhanced military alliance between the U.S. and Philippines and expressed concerns over China's activities in the South China Sea.