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As voters head to the polls on Tuesday, state and local officials are working with the federal government to monitor any potential cybersecurity issues on the first major Election Day since the 2016 election.
Democratic lawmakers on the House judiciary committee intend to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his "inconsistencies" on the Trump campaign's Russia connections when he appears before their committee next week.
In his final Election Day as New Jersey's governor, Chris Christie added another on-camera upbraiding to his legacy as a politician with a proclivity for punching back.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said the Iran nuclear deal is not open for renegotiation and that US lawmakers indicated that their goal, as they amend legislation related to the pact, is to keep the US in compliance with the multilateral agreement.
A year after President Donald Trump's shocking victory, the state and local elections Tuesday will test whether Democrats can finally deliver big wins to their base -- or Republicans have figured out how to run in the Trump era.
The big-ticket race on the ballot Tuesday is in Virginia, where either Republican Ed Gillespie or Democrat Ralph Northam will be elected the next governor of the commonwealth.
Favorable views of the Democratic Party have dropped to their lowest mark in more than a quarter century of polling, according to new numbers from a CNN poll conducted by SSRS.
President Donald Trump has asked Congress to approve an additional $6 billion in defense spending for fiscal year 2018 -- including $4 billion "to support urgent missile defeat and defense enhancements to counter the threat from North Korea."
On Tuesday morning, "CBS This Morning" anchor Norah O'Donnell asked former Democratic National Committee interim chair Donna Brazile whether the 2016 primary between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders was a fair fight.
Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez expressed confidence Tuesday over his party's chances in Virginia's closely watched gubernatorial race, despite tightening polling and divisions within the party.
Withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal would be "the height of stupidity," former UN Ambassador Susan Rice told David Axelrod on "The Axe Files," a podcast from the University of Chicago Institute of Politics and CNN.
Congressional investigators will have a chance Tuesday to question one of President Donald Trump's closest confidants and longtime associates, providing an opportunity for lawmakers to potentially learn more about the Trump campaign's contacts with Russians and Trump's links to Kremlin-friendly interests in his business career.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting in late 2012, a new saying became popular among gun rights advocates: "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." (The phrase is widely credited to National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre.)
A Democratic lawmaker walked out of a moment of silence for the Texas shooting victims on Monday night to protest a lack of action on gun safety after mass shootings in the United States.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday "there would have been no difference three days ago" in the deadly Texas shooting if an extreme vetting policy for gun ownership had been in place.
The governor's races in Virginia and New Jersey usually receive heightened attention because they are the first big statewide races (except for special elections) after a new president takes office. But after all the tumult of Donald Trump's first months as president, this year's focus is even more intense -- for at least one of the contests.
This Tuesday is an off-year election, where the energy is focused in a grab bag of state and local races.