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: 32 min 57 sec ago

Feds have eye on cybersecurity issues as voters go to polls

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:40pm
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.
Categories: CNN News

As Syria joins Paris climate agreement, US stands alone

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:53pm
The United States is now a party of one in its stance on climate change.
Categories: CNN News

House judiciary Dems intend to press Sessions over Russia

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:47pm
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.
Categories: CNN News

Christie confronted at his NJ polling place

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:41pm
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.
Categories: CNN News

EU urges US lawmakers to honor Iran deal

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:21pm
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.
Categories: CNN News

Tuesday's elections test the nation's political mood a year after Trump's win

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:22pm
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.
Categories: CNN News

The 5 counties to watch in the Virginia governor's race

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:14pm
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.
Categories: CNN News

Poll: Views of Democratic Party hit lowest mark in 25 years

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:01pm
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.
Categories: CNN News

Trump seeks $4 billion to counter North Korean missiles

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:45am
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."
Categories: CNN News

CNN will host a town hall discussion on sexual harassment in America

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19am
Guests include Gretchen Carlson, Anita Hill and others.
Categories: CNN News

Donna Brazile seems to be contradicting Donna Brazile about the 2016 election

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:16am
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.
Categories: CNN News

DNC chair expresses confidence in Virginia gov race

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:12am
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.
Categories: CNN News

Susan Rice: Leaving Iran deal 'would be the height of stupidity'

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:36am
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.
Categories: CNN News

Key Trump ally Schiller to appear before House panel

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:30am
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.
Categories: CNN News

The Point: Donald Trump literally just made the 'good guy with a gun' argument

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:29am
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.)
Categories: CNN News

Dem lawmaker walks out of moment of silence on House floor to protest guns

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:25am
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.
Categories: CNN News

Tracking the Russia Investigations

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:45am
Categories: CNN News

Trump dismisses question on extreme vetting for gun ownership

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:19am
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.
Categories: CNN News

The most important things we'll learn on Election Day 2017

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:12am
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.
Categories: CNN News

Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watch

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:11am
This Tuesday is an off-year election, where the energy is focused in a grab bag of state and local races.
Categories: CNN News